Area Sports

Cats sweep Vancleave in Tuesday hoops action

From Staff Reports It was nasty and cold outside Tuesday night, but the GCHS basketball teams heated things up on Ricks-Wilkerson Court to sweep visiting Vancleave in a non-region 4A matchup. The Lady Cats set the tone in the opener, jumping out to a 36-12 lead by halftime and cruising to a 63-23 win. The…

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Cats tackle McComb, set sights on East Central

          Second round matchup pits GCHS against defending South State Champs By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Greene County’s offense struggled to find its rhythm last Friday night against visiting McComb. But, that wasn’t a huge deal for the Wildcats as the GCHS defense stepped up in a big way to lead…

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Turner, McLeod look to shine at PRCC

Special to the Herald The Pearl River CC softball team got its fall season off to a good start Saturday with three games in the Belhaven Fall Classic in Clinton. Head coach Leigh White saw her Lady Wildcats take a win over Jackson State and play to back-to-back ties against Millsaps and Southwest Tennessee, thanks…

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Cats drop region opener to Hornets

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Greene County Wildcats’ traded blow-for-blow with the No. 4 team in 4A football for two quarters Friday night, but a rough start to the second half led to a disappointing 31-14 loss to Poplarville in the Region 7-4A opener for both teams. “I felt like we played really well defensively…

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Its playoff time for the Wildcats…

GCHS baseball back in the postseason for second straight year after win at FCAHS By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor When the Greene County Wildcats hit the road this Friday to take on Richland in the first round of the MHSAA State Baseball Playoffs it will mark the second straight postseason berth for Coach Nick Chatham and…

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GCHS hoops teams finding stride at right time

Wildcats and Lady Cats win region opener and are 9-3 at Christmas break By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff The Greene County High School basketball teams will head into the Christmas holiday on a high note after back-to-back wins last week that included a win over Forrest County AHS to start region play. Both teams are sitting…

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Cats’ season ends with playoff loss

Last minute play pushes South Pike past GCHS in 4A thriller By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff Greene County High School’s storybook football season came to an end Friday night at South Pike. Several turnovers and 115 yards in costly penalties plagued GCHS in the game. But in the end, it was South Pike’s sophomore quarterback…

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Wildcats break into AP poll after 5-0 start

From Staff Reports The Greene County Wildcats’ hot start to the 2017 season has started to garner the attention of sports writers from across Mississippi. The Associated Press released its statewide high school poll on Tuesday and for the first time this season, the Wildcats are listed as a Top 5 team in 4A. The…

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