Area Sports

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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Ainsworth era coming to a close at GCHS

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The man whose name is synonymous with Greene County football has coached his last game as the top GCHS Wildcat. Longtime coach Johnny Ainsworth advised school officials last week he was planning to retire at the end of this school year. He shared the decision with his players Monday afternoon. The…

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