Area Sports

Penalties, turnovers doom Cats in loss to Citronelle

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff Penalties and turnovers doomed the Greene County Wildcats in Citronelle, Ala. on Friday. The Wildcat offense spent a good bit of time on the Citronelle end of the field, but untimely penalties and turnovers spoiled every opportunity GCHS had for getting in the endzone. Likewise, the Greene County defense, despite being…

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Former GCHS Wildcats making impacts on juco campuses around state

From the soccer pitch to the football field, local student athletes doing well this fall By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor A host of former Greene County Wildcats are shaking things up this fall in Mississippi junior college athletics. Local fans need to look no further than the campus of Pearl River Community College in Poplarville to…

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Rebels retain Golden Bell with win over Wildcats

      Cat fight in Citronelle up next for GCHS By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Friday night was a tough one for the GCHS Wildcat football team. Not only did the Wildcats drop a disappointing loss to their rivals from George County, they also continued to get hit by an injury bug that has…

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Greene Co. residents earn academic honors at PRCC

Special to the Herald Three Greene County residents are among 57 Pearl River Community College student-athletes recently honored by the MACJC for their work in the classroom this past school year. The league separates its academic honors into two categories. Distinguished Academic All-State honorees earned at least a 3.8 GPA, while Academic All-State selections earned…

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Three baseball Wildcats earn Post-Season honors

From Staff Reports Three GCHS baseball players were honored earlier this summer for their efforts on the filed for the Wildcats this past season. Kenneth Moore, a 2019 graduate, along with seniors-to-be Peyton Roberts and Drake Henderson were selected by Region 7-4A coaches to the All-Region Team. Henderson earned the additional honor of being named…

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Greene County’s Mary Grace Turner earns softball, academic honors

Special to the Herald Greene County softball player Mary Grace Turner’s season ended a couple of weeks ago, but the former GCHS and PRCC Wildcat continues to pick up accolades for her work on and off the field this past school year. On Monday, Pearl River Community College named the Leakesville resident as its female…

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GCHS eliminated from playoffs by W. Lauderdale

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Greene County’s run through the state 4A baseball playoffs came to an end Friday night at Scott Bray Field after a loss to one of the winningest programs in Mississippi history. But, the Wildcats certainly didn’t make it easy on their rivals from West Lauderdale, pushing the Knights to extra innings…

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