Area Sports

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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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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