Area Sports

GCHS names new head football coach

Cats find new leader among their midst in Rotch Dungan Aycock to remain as defensive cooridinator, assistant head coach and A.D. By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff The search for a new head football coach at Greene County High School ended Tuesday with the promotion of offensive coordinator Rotch Dungan to lead the program. GCHS Principal Scott…

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GCHS basketball teams roll into holiday after back-to-back wins

From Staff Reports The Greene County High School basketball teams rolled into the Thanksgiving break on back-to-back wins after sweeping Perry Central and Lamar Christian School last Friday and Saturday. The Lady Cats improved to 7-0 on the season after defeating Perry Central by 50 points on Friday and holding on to edge Lamar Christian…

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Wildcats’ season ends with loss to Cougars

Last second field goal boots GCHS from playoffs By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Greene County Wildcats’ incredible run from winless through the first three weeks of the season to regional champs with an eye on a shot at a state title ended in heartbreaking fashion Friday night in Monticello. Leading by a touchdown through three…

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Coach Mike King leaving GCHS for dream job in college ranks

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Mike King era at Greene County High School football is coming to an end. King, who is coming off a third straight winning season as the top Wildcat, met with GCHS players last Wednesday morning to tell them he was leaving the program to become an offensive coordinator the…

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Cats turn attention to Lawrence Co. for 2nd round matchup with Cougars

Greene County overcomes 5 turnovers to defeat Vancleave  By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Despite giving up five uncharacteristic turnovers, the Greene County Wildcats rolled to a 33-20 win over Vancleave on Friday to advance to the second round of the MHSAA 4A State Playoffs. The win was the Wildcats’ eighth in a row and sets up…

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GCHS to host Vancleave after claiming first region title in over a decade

Region Champions …   Wildcats roll to top of Region 7-4A and top playoff seeding with big win over Purvis By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor There are a lot of words to describe how the Greene County Wildcats may have been feeling after a hard-fought, emotional win over Poplarville two weeks ago. Clearly, ‘satisfied’ or ‘content’ would…

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Cats claim huge road win at Poplarville

GCHS looks to solidify region title, No. 1 seed this week against Purvis Tornadoes By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Poplarville Hornets have gotten the best of Greene County on the football field over the past few seasons, winning four in a row over the Wildcats dating back to the 2015 season. The Hornets have been…

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Lady Wildcats make history with volleyball playoff berth

From Staff Reports The third time is definitely the charm for the Greene County Lady Wildcats’ volleyball program. In the third year competing in the sport, the Lady Cats are making their first appearance in the MHSAA Playoffs as the No. 2 seed out of Region 7-4A. They guaranteed themselves a playoff berth with a…

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Cats spoil Aggies’ Homecoming, improve to 2-0 in region play

By RUSSELL TURNER – Herald Editor Explosive plays on offense. Suffocating defense. Good special teams play. Ask any football coach in America and they will tell you those three things make for a winning combination. The Greene County Wildcats had all three of those things going their way Friday night as GCHS jumped on Forrest…

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