Area Sports

Mr. 600… Kimble hits big career milestone

Longtime GCHS coach’s 600th win could not have come at better time From Staff Reports Coach Dale Kimble’s storied career on the basketball court reached a new milestone on Friday. And, as if scripted by a Hollywood movie mogul, Kimble’s 600th career win could not have come at a better time or in more dramatic…

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GCHS hoops set for huge matchup with Lawrence County on Friday

Lady Cats win three in a row as GCHS teams hit mid-point in region play Boys back in the hunt with big win over Purvis   From Staff Reports Greene County High School’s basketball teams have key region matchups this Friday at home when Lawrence County comes to town. The Greene County Lady Wildcats have…

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Casey named Offensive Player of the Year for Jones men’s soccer

The Jones College men’s soccer team had the best season in the program’s history this past fall and Greene County’s Justis Casey was a huge part of that success. Casey, a freshman from Leakesville, helped lead coach Brendan Connolly’s team to its first-ever MACJC title and its first-ever NJCAA district playoff appearance. The Bobcats also finished…

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GCHS soccer splits matches with Vancleave to open region play

From Staff Reports Soccer fans could not have asked for a more exciting region opener at GCHS Monday night as the Wildcats and Lady Cats split two nail-biters with visitng Vancleave. In men’s action, the Wildcats fell behind 0-1 after the first 40 minutes, but battled back with two second half goals to claim a…

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GCHS hoops teams finish second in Richton tourney

From Staff Reports The Greene County High School basketball teams had a solid run coming off the Thanksgiving break, claiming several key wins and finishing second in the Richton Rotary Tournament. Both teams dropped games to West Jones on Monday, but each was playing well heading into Monday’s final in the Richton Rotary Tournament. For…

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Daughdrill, Mitchell named All-State

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Greene County High School’s success on the football field continued to reap rewards this week when two of the Wildcats’ top players were named as First-Team All-State selections. Senior defenders Noah Mitchell and Blake Daughdrill were selected by coaches across the state to the Class 4A All-State team. Mitchell, who starred…

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UPDATED – Cats sweep Vancleave in Tuesday hoops action

From Staff Reports It was nasty and cold outside Tuesday night, but the GCHS basketball teams heated things up on Ricks-Wilkerson Court to sweep visiting Vancleave in a non-region 4A matchup. The Lady Cats set the tone in the opener, jumping out to a 36-12 lead by halftime and cruising to a 63-23 win. The…

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Cats tackle McComb, set sights on East Central

          Second round matchup pits GCHS against defending South State Champs By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Greene County’s offense struggled to find its rhythm last Friday night against visiting McComb. But, that wasn’t a huge deal for the Wildcats as the GCHS defense stepped up in a big way to lead…

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