Area Sports

Four baseball Wildcats earn All-Region honors

By BRAD CROWE – Herald Staff The Region 7-4A All-Region Team was released last Friday, with four Greene County Wildcats being honored as members of the squad — Braden Brewer, Phillip Herring, Jace Lott and Collin Pipkins. With all four returning to the team for the spring of 2022, along with a host of returning…

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GCHS softball team sees improvement at PRCC team camp

By BRAD CROWE – Herald Staff The Greene County softball team hit the coast this week, not for a summer getaway at the beach but for a chance to train with top tier coaches and competitors who can help them improve their game. The three-day camp was hosted by head coach Christie Meeks and the Pearl…

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Mighty Ruthie’s leap of faith

Bolton brings intangible experience to Nigerian Olympic coaching staff By BRAD CROWE – Herald Staff Two-time Olympic gold medalist and women’s basketball icon Ruthie Bolton often shares a story about one of her proudest moments as a young girl growing up in McLain — the moment she claims to have first embraced an awe-inspiring Olympic…

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Football Wildcats look to ‘spring’ forward

GCHS set for spring scrimmage at Satsuma By BRAD CROWE Herald Staff The Greene County Wildcats football team began its spring training period last week, a valuable asset that no teams were afforded last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Entering his second year at the helm of the program, head coach Rotch Dungan says he…

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Scarborough sets records on way to second state power lifting title

From Staff Reports Greene County High School senior Claire Scarborough claimed her second MHSAA State Championship last Friday, claiming the individual Class 2 (3-4A) and Overall titles in the 123-pound weight class at the state meet at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. Scarborough entered the meet as the overwhelming favorite, but had to fight off…

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Lady Cats remain unbeaten in region play with win at Purvis

Garrett just misses hitting for cycle as GCHS posts 4-0 win By RUSSELL TURNER – Herald Staff The Greene County Lady Wildcats went into a key region battle at Purvis on Thursday shorthanded once again with the absence of a senior starter due to a family emergency. But, as has become the norm for Coach…

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Lady Cats push past Poplarville 14-5 for big region road win

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Greene County Lady Wildcats put 18 hits on the board Thursday night in Poplarville to earn a big 14-5 region win. The victory, which pushed GCHS to 2-0 in region play and 8-2 overall, didn’t come easy though as the Lady Hornets put up a good fight and kept…

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