Area Sports

GCHS looking to bounce back from bad loss to Bobcats this Thursday

From Staff Reports The Greene County Wildcats traveled to Sumrall last Friday with expectations of a triumphant return to the football field after a lengthy Covid-19 induced hiatus. Unfortunately, the return to the gridiron was anything but triumphant as the Wildcats barely resembled the team that had rushed out to a 2-0 start before being…

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Cats blank Quitman. Friday’s game at Gautier cancelled.

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff The GCHS Wildcats not only got the win against visiting Quitman on Friday, they did so by getting big time performances from a handful of players stepping into some new roles. The Wildcats got another big game from sophomore K.J. Miller, but also got key offensive production from senior Dre Grice…

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GCHS Wildcats football game with rival Rebels reduced to ‘jamboree’ scrimmage after MHSAA ruling pushes fall sports back

High school football and volleyball to be played this fall, but postponed Herald Editor Local sports fans got an answer to a pressing question on Tuesday when the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) announced its decision on how the Covid-19 pandemic would impact fall sports, including football. MHSAA officials met in a lengthy session…

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GCHS teams come up just short of perfect week

Wildcat baseball, softball teams barely miss sweep of games over past week From Staff Reports The Greene County High School baseball team missed a perfect week on the diamond by just a couple of pitches. An extra-innings rally by East Central was the spoiler on Saturday as the Hornets scored three runs in the top…

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Cats, Lady Cats look to bounce back

From Staff Reports The GCHS baseball and softball teams are looking to bounce back this week after a couple of tough losses last week. The Lady Wildcats appeared to have regained a little of their softball swagger last week, but a heartbreaking loss to Wayne County at home on Friday will test their resolve as…

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Lady Cats riding hot streak

GCHS wins tourney title, advances in playoffs By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Raucus home crowds and huge second half efforts have worked well for the Greene County Lady Wildcats of late. GCHS used that formula to claim the Region 8-4A Basketball Tournament title on Friday and followed a similar course on Monday when they defended their…

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GCHS to host region basketball tourney starting Tuesday

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Local fans have a great opportunity to check out some exciting basketball action next week as Greene County High School will host the Region 7-4A Basketball Tournament beginning Tuesday. The Lady Wildcats are sitting in a great position as the region’s No. 2 seed and are assured of the opportunity to…

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Lady Cats drop tight game to Vancleave to end season

The GCHS Lady Wildcats soccer team pushed Vancleave to the limit Tuesday night in the opening round of the MHSAA 4A State Playoffs. The Lady Cats played hard on the road, but a late goal by the Lady Bulldogs broke open a scoreless game and led to a 1-0 loss for GCHS. The Lady Wildcats are…

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Lady Wildcats secure No. 2 seeding for region tourney

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff Greene County High School will host the Region 7-4A Basketball Tournament in two weeks and the Lady Wildcats appear to have wrapped up a first-round bye. The Lady Wildcats secured the region’s No. 2 Seed with a 63-60 victory over Purvis Tuesday night at home. But, the Lady Tornados didn’t make…

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