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Open your eyes, fame can present itself anywhere, anytime

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3 years ago by Emmalee Molay.

Time back in Miss-Lou was unforgettable

Passion, openness and honesty are what make the Miss-Lou a special place. Undoubtedly, it’s what I’ll miss the most. Friday will mark my last day ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Could Cathedral be beginning postseason streak?

The hardest feat to accomplish in sports is defending a championship. It’s difficult on any level so imagine how strenuous it must be when you’re ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Do the Trojans have playoff run in them?

Utter jubilance and pure anguish was the scene at Melz Field as time expired in a 55-52 Sterlington High School win against the Ferriday Trojans. ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Main events of season to take place next Friday

Only Bruce Buffer could give an appropriate introduction for a Friday night that will shape the postseason landscape. The “veteran voice of the Octagon” uses ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Rebels, Wave matchup lived up to heavy hype

Down 27-17 to Adams County Christian School with less than four minutes to play, Cathedral assistant coach Kurt Russ looked over at head coach Ron ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Haywood the right choice for Natchez High basketball

The Natchez-Adams School District made a layup Thursday morning but failed to sink the free throw on a potential three-point opportunity. During a special-called meeting, ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Fournette battered Auburn like an MMA Fighter

Young high school football players can learn a valuable lesson from Auburn vs. LSU — don’t write checks you simply can’t cash. Stopping Leonard Fournette ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Cathedral answers coach’s call for improvement

Ron Rushing called his Cathedral players out. After taking a 49-17 loss to Jackson Prep, Rushing was upset, not because of the outcome, though. It ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Vidalia’s win vs. Sicily Island is big first step

The atmosphere for Vidalia vs. Sicily Island felt like a high school playoff game Friday night. Viking fans were loud and nonstop, mostly because they ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Natchez High coming together under Garner

Being head football coach at Natchez High School wasn’t something Henry Garner was actively seeking. As the long-time assistant coach walked onto the field 30 ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

A matured Rogel, experienced Trinity is dangerous

Tick. Tick. Tick. Zach Rogel fidgeted with his play sheet half an hour before kickoff, tapping it against his desk, as if it were a ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

The student meets the teacher on the field

A standing ovation for six coaches who won state championships at Natchez schools set the stage for team entrances by Adams County Christian School and ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Bold predictions for 2015 football season

My mouth is wide, awaiting my size 13 boot. But before I stick my foot in my mouth again, I would like to remind everyone ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Cathedral, ACCS matchup a dream game

If I match up two of the most iconic superheroes against one another, who are you taking — Batman or Superman? A little ridiculous, but such ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Lots of changes being made to football tab

Defend the state championship. Take the next step in the championship hunt. Electrify with speed and overcome power. Introduce and reintroduce one’s self to the ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Circling the top 5 SEC West matchups

The road to an SEC championship is paved with fractured bones, revenge and rivalries that define a state. Derailed from a championship road last season, ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

SEC West loaded with big time games

Try having an SEC football championship discussion without mentioning the SEC West. Nearly impossible, wouldn’t you say? Naturally, as I compiled a list of top ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

MHSAA dug itself in deep with ruling

To be the man, you’ve got to beat the man, or chop block your opponent in the process. The figurative man and opponent is Cathedral ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

Grandmother helped me find my passion

I didn’t always wear my heart on my sleeve. I was challenged to do so long ago by a woman who made me feel worth ... Read more

5 years ago by Jake Martin.

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