You never know what you will get at SEC Football Media Days. The best media circus in the word is on the horizon. It will attract over 1,200 media reps July 15-18 in Hoover, Alabama, signaling the official kickoff of the college football season.
Carroll Academy boys basketball coach Tommy Acy won’t have to think long about his starting lineup.
Acy returns all five starters from last year’s squad. Acy said the team has been busy this summer preparing for next year and recently wrapped up the summer at the Madison-Ridgeland Academy team camp.
Last year, Winona Christian football coach Junior Graham went out on a limb and started sophomore Hayden Self at strong-side outside linebacker against French Camp.
Graham and his staff prepared for one French Camp offense and got something totally different, causing Self to struggle in his first start.
Coming off a winless 2018 season, J.Z. George football coach Ben Burton is encouraged by what he has seen in 7-on-7 scrimmages this offseason, especially the passing game.
“Our completion percentage has been pretty good. That's always a good thing,” he said.
Going, going, gone?
The number of Mississippi schools fielding slow-pitch softball teams continues to dwindle to the point that the future of slow-pitch as a Mississippi High School Activities Association sport is in doubt.
This weekend, the Winona Times and the Winona Rotary Club will host Pork and Politics at the north end of front street beginning at 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The political rally will give state and local candidates in Montgomery County a chance to introduce themselves and tell why they should receive residents of Montgomery County’s vote.
Steven Helms and Michael Cox have swapped coaching assignments at Winona. After 19 years coaching slow-pitch and fast-pitch softball, Helms is stepping down and will be an assistant baseball coach.
Cox is moving from baseball assistant to head coach for the softball teams.