Growing pains is an apt description of the Winona boys and girls soccer teams as the young and largely inexperienced teams have struggled. The girls have two wins this season, while the boys are looking for their first victory.
But both coaches have seen improvements.
J.Z. George spent two of its Christmas break days in Belzoni competing in the Humphreys County Holiday Tournament.
The Lady Jaguars got a balanced scoring attack as they beat South Delta 45-33 Friday at the tournament. J.Z. George led 12-4 after one, 19-12 at the half and 32-22 after the third period.
The Winona-Montgomery County Consolidated School Board is expected to decide Jan. 14 if Winona High School will add girls volleyball as an interscholastic sport.
The Winona boys and girls basketball teams had a rough week to end 2019 with losses to Coffeeville and Grenada. The Tigers were defeated by Coffeeville 68-36 and Grenada 86-55. The Lady Tigers lost to Coffeeville 58-18 and Grenada 56-23.
Al Michaels famously said, “Do you believe in miracles?” when the U.S. hockey team defeated the Soviet team at the 1980 Winter Olympics.