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.
Senatobia swept the Winona basketball tournament last week, winning the boys and girls championships.
The Winona boys were runners-up with a victory over Eupora and a loss to Senatobia in the title game. The Winona girls lost twice in the tournament, but defeated Ray Brooks Friday night between tournament games Thursday and Saturday.
Several Ole Miss commits have decommited since coach Matt Luke was fired following an Egg Bowl loss to Mississippi State. An'Darius Coffey is not one of them.
The Winona senior is still firmly committed to Ole Miss and plans to sign during the early signing period that begins next Wednesday.
Winona will host a basketball tournament for boys and girls Thursday and Saturday.
The tournament kicks off at 4 p.m. Thursday with a girls game between Choctaw County and Senatobia. That will be followed by Choctaw County vs. Senatobia boys, Winona vs. Eupora girls, and Winona vs. Eupora boys.
The Winona boys’ basketball team split two games last week, a 60-26 victory over French Camp and an 81-51 loss to a strong Calhoun City team.
Jaiwan Small led three Tigers in double figures against French Camp with 15 points. Jalen Daniels and Kaleb Rush had 12 each.