Area Sports

State record fish includes one at Calling Panther in Copiah County

JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau announced that four state fishing lake record fish were caught over the weekend.  Ray Newsome of Columbia caught a lake record bluegill (11 ounces) and redear sunfish (12 ounces) at Lake Columbia on April 15, 2017.  On the same day, Sue Thornton…

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Mary Beth Munn joins Wolfpack

Mary Beth Munn, a senior at Wesson Attendance Center, inked a tennis scholarship offer with Copiah-Lincoln Community College last Friday.  Seated from left are her mother, Elise and her father, Terry.  Standing from left are Cobra Tennis Coach Rod Martin, Mary Beth’s grandparents Johnnie and Earnest Munn, and Wesson Athletic Director Ronald Greer.

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Hits Grand Slam

Hazlehurst Indian Williey Dickey (4) hit a grand slam over the left field fence in action against the Crystal Springs Tigers. Crystal Springs won the game with a score of 22-6. Photo by Crockett Action Shots

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Wesson Cobra Seniors

The Cobra baseball seniors were honored on senior night against Franklin County last week.  From left to right are Cade Rast, Preston Middleton, Garrett Boutwell, Payton Burns, Alex Mooney, Peyton Selman, Will Hulon, Jimmie McQuage and Jeremy Smith.  The Cobras split with the Bulldogs last week and faced North Pike on Tuesday.

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Lady Cobras win Region 7-3A

The Wesson Lady Cobras took the district championship last week against the Franklin County Lady Bulldogs with a final score of 10-4. To follow the Wesson Cobras and Lady Cobras, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.   SENIOR RECOGNITION – Wesson senior Harmoni Ashley was honored on Senior Night with a…

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Lady Cobras scalp Tylertown Lady Chiefs

The Wesson Lady Cobras added another win after hosting the Lady Chiefs from Tylertown Tuesday night, April 4, with a final score of 12-0. To follow the Lady Cobras, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Colonels sweep Hillcrest; host tough Parklane this week

Huge.  That’s the word to describe the Copiah Colonels’ sweep of Hillcrest in the opening series of the MAIS Southwest AAAA Div. 1 slate last week.  Colonel pitchers dominated the Cougar hitters, allowing just 8 runs in three games.  The Copiah offense, in turn, stayed hot, scoring 29 runs in the series.   To read…

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Wesson Lady Cobras roll against Natchez 15-0

After a big 11-2 win against Lawrence County last Friday night, the Wesson Lady Cobras added another win to their record against Natchez Saturday afternoon, April 1,  in a 3 inning game that ended with a final score of 15-0. To read more about the Lady Cobras, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout…

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