Area Sports

Crow signs with Gulf Coast

Wesson Attendance Center celebrated the signing of Reid Crow to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Bulldogs with a tennis scholarship Dec. 11. Present for the signing were: Front row, left to right:  Claire Crow (Mom), Reid Crow (Signee), and Bradley Crow (Dad); back row, Rod Martin (WAC Tennis Coach) and Ronald Greer (WAC High School Principal…

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Indians rake in post-season awards

The 2017 Hazlehurst Indian football team produced one of the better seasons in school history, finishing 11-3 and runners-up in the South State 3A.  The Indians also won Region 7-3A for the third year in a row with a 4-0 record. To read more about the Hazlehurst honors, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale…

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Indians fight hard but fall to Jefferson Davis 26-16

Hazlehurst High School’s Robert McDaniel Stadium was filled to the max with fans cheering for both teams on Friday night during the south state 3A championship game between Hazlehurst and Jefferson Davis County.  The Indians drove to a 16-0 lead at the half, but the Jaguars stormed back and won 26-16 to advance to Saturday’s…

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Indians advance in 3As with 34-28 win over Forest

For the last two years Hazlehurst and Forest have met  in the 3A playoffs in the second round. And, each year Hazlehurst has walked away with a victory.    The two met up on Friday night in Hazlehurst to decide who would advance to Round 3.  After 48 minutes of football was over, the Indians again…

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CA All Stars

Copiah Academy seniors Carson Flumm (left) and Connor Jones (right) will join Colonel Head Coach Paul Anderson in the Mississippi Association of Independent SChools’ football all-star game  on Friday, December 1. As the Colonels place-kicker, Flumm hit 98% of his extra points throughout his career and 95% of his field goals.  His kickoff average of…

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Indians pick up win over West Marion; host Forest on Friday

Going into Friday night’s 3A playoff game at West Marion, Hazlehurst Indian Head Coach Todd McDaniel told his players that “he would not lose twice on the same field.”    The Trojans knocked the Indians out of the playoffs in 2015, and the sting of the loss has stayed with McDaniel for 2 years. This time…

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Colonels fall to Simpson 41-7; will host Washington School on Friday

Simpson Academy’s Cougars ran through and around the Copiah Colonels in cold, wet conditions in Gallman last Friday and won the AAAA District 3 contest 41-7. See more about the Colonels in the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.   STOPPED SHORT – The Copiah Colonel defense ganged up on a Simpson Cougar…

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Hazlehurst claims another region crown

The Hazlehurst Indians hosted the Port Gibson Blue Wave last Thursday night on Senior night.  The Indians honored seniors who participated in fall sports and activities prior to the game which featured the two top teams in Region 7-3A vying for first place.  The home team outlasted the visitors 34-24 and claimed a third-straight region…

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Indians squeak by Tigers: host Blue Wave on Friday

The Hazlehurst Indians hosted the Jefferson County Tigers last Friday night during homecoming and survived with a  28-26 win to keep their undefeated Region 7-3A record intact. Follow the Indians in the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.   KEEPING THE WIN – Hazlehurst Indian Tyrek Price (20) kicks a field goal for…

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Colonels dominate Hillcrest 54-6 in last road game of the season

Two defensive scores and one special teams touchdown led to a 47-6 halftime lead for the Copiah Academy Colonels  over the Hillcrest Christian Cougars on Friday night.  The Colonels added one more score in the  running-clock second half to win 54-6 in non-conference action and improved to 6-4. Follow the Colonels in the Copiah County…

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