Area Sports

Its playoff time for the Wildcats…

GCHS baseball back in the postseason for second straight year after win at FCAHS By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor When the Greene County Wildcats hit the road this Friday to take on Richland in the first round of the MHSAA State Baseball Playoffs it will mark the second straight postseason berth for Coach Nick Chatham and…

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GCHS hoops teams finding stride at right time

Wildcats and Lady Cats win region opener and are 9-3 at Christmas break By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff The Greene County High School basketball teams will head into the Christmas holiday on a high note after back-to-back wins last week that included a win over Forrest County AHS to start region play. Both teams are sitting…

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Cats’ season ends with playoff loss

Last minute play pushes South Pike past GCHS in 4A thriller By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff Greene County High School’s storybook football season came to an end Friday night at South Pike. Several turnovers and 115 yards in costly penalties plagued GCHS in the game. But in the end, it was South Pike’s sophomore quarterback…

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Wildcats break into AP poll after 5-0 start

From Staff Reports The Greene County Wildcats’ hot start to the 2017 season has started to garner the attention of sports writers from across Mississippi. The Associated Press released its statewide high school poll on Tuesday and for the first time this season, the Wildcats are listed as a Top 5 team in 4A. The…

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Wildcats head to Vancleave looking for third win

From Staff Reports The Greene County Wildcats hit the road for their first game away from campus tonight when they travel to Vancleave for a non-region matchup with the Bulldogs. It is the first of five straight road games for the Wildcats who are 2-0 after wins over West Lauderdale and George County at home. The…

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Wildcats start season with shutout win

                  By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff The Mike King era at Greene County High School got off to a positive start on Friday as the first-year coach led his Wildcats to a 12-0 shutout of visiting West Lauderdale in the regular season opener for both schools. Greene County…

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GCHS will bid farewell to Ainsworth and McCann prior to Friday scrimmage

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Greene County football fans and supporters will have the unique opportunity this Friday night to bid farewell to two longtime coaches, while welcoming the Wildcats’ new coaching staff. GCHS will hold a spring intrasquad scrimmage at Leakesville Jr. High School, beginning at 5 p.m. on March 5. It will be the…

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Maxie to compete in state track meet this weekend

Off to the races … Greene County High School junior Mystica Maxie will travel to Pearl High School this Saturday to represent her school and compete in the Mississippi High School Activities Association’s 2017 State Track Championships. Maxie, who will compete in the 1600-meter race, competed at the state meet last year as well. Maxie…

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