Area Sports

Colonels fall to Patriots in AAAA semi-finals; end season at 23-10

Strong performances by Jackson Prep hurlers doomed Copiah Academy’s chances in the MAIS AAAA semifinals last week.  The Patriots won the series 2-0, allowing just 10 hits–3 in a 5-0  shutout in Game 2–in the two contests.   Brandt Jones of Copiah Academy dives into first base safely during a close play versus Jackson Prep…

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Cobras fall to St. Andrews in 3A playoffs

The Wesson Cobras ran into 3A power St. Andrews Episcopal in the second round of the 3A state playoffs over the weekend and couldn’t beat the Saints, dropping game one Friday 8-4 and game two on Saturday 10-7. To read the rest of the Wesson Cobras journey, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout…

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Colonel baseball seniors honored

Copiah Academy’s baseball team members who are seniors were honored in a brief pre-game ceremony during last Thursday’s final home gam versus Oak Forest.  From left are Colton Meadows, Will Lingle, Austin Ragland, Peyton Smith, Brandt Jones, Connor Chapin, Abbie Kate Frazier, Dylan Torrence, Noah Chapa, Landon Murphy and Logan Callahan.  Not pictured is Head…

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South state winners

These Wesson Cobras were South State winners recently.  They all move on to run in the STATE Championship Friday, May 5 at Pearl High School. Dale Thigpen WON the 100M Dash in 11.11 seconds Trey Glasper, JaQuavion Harris, Dale Thigpen and Victavian Edwards came in 4th in the 100M relay with a time of  45.3…

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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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