The Scott County Sports Hall of Fame is in its sixth year of having recognized former athletes and coaches who excelled in their sports with its induction of the 2020 class members.
The Lake High School girls basketball team upset the Forest Bearcats lady basketball team to win the 2020 Scott County Tournament championship on Saturday. The Lady Hornets came into the county tournament with a record of 9-7 on the year and put together two strong outings to win basketball bragging rights for the next year in Scott County.
The Morton High School basketball team put on a dominating display during the 2020 Scott County Basketball Tournament at Scott Central High School. The Panthers came into the tournament on a three game losing skid, but righted the ship to play two outstanding games in route to winning the 2020 SC Basketball Tournament trophy.
Weston Adcox, the 14-year-old son of Wesley and Tammy Adcox, shot an 8-point buck that weighed in at over 200lbs on December 22. Adcox was hunting in the Homewood Community when he harvested the deer.
The East Central Community College baseball program is hosting Around the Diamond with Tim Anderson Jan. 17, featuring the former Warrior All-American baseball player and current Major League Baseball batting champion.
Former Forest Bearcat and standout East Central Community College inside linebacker Payton Rogers took a step towards fulfilling a lifelong dream when he committed to play football for the Ole Miss Rebels this fall.
Sebastopol High School senior softball player Taylor Watkins signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball for East Mississippi Community College in Scooba in 2020. Watkins was joined by her coaches and family on November 1 during the signing ceremony. Pictured here front row from the left, Susan Watkins, Taylor and Kevin Watkins.
The Scott Central Rebels and head coach Devin Cooper knew last Friday’s game against the Taylorsville Tartars would be the ultimate test as a team. The Rebels traveled to Smith County to take on THS in the Class 2A South State Championship and gave a valiant effort but fell short in the end losing 14-6 in a very close game.
Forest High School senior Dylan Grayson signed a national letter of intent to play baseball at East Central Community College on November 7. Pictured from left, are Wes Cox, FHS assistant coach; Kellie Grayson, Dylan, Jason Grayson and heach coach Keith Brown.