Winona was leading Choctaw County 28-14 in the third quarter of an early season game, but the Tigers were backed up, facing third and 13 at their own one yard line. If forced to punt, Choctaw County would get good position with a chance to get back in the game.
An’Darius Coffey, Winona’s all-state quarterback, signed with Wednesday, the first day of the February signing period, as a defensive back with Duke University.
“I felt like it was the best decision for me,” he said.
Winona wide receiver Adavion Hargrove also signed Wednesday with Northeast Mississippi Community College.
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.