Area Sports

District tourney saw both teams hurting

Both Hazlehurst boys and girls took tough losses Thursday night in the 3A Region 7 District Tournament in Jefferson County. The losses leave both teams playing Friday night in the consolation game.  Both teams will play the Wilkinson County Wildcats. The loss also puts both teams on the road next week; the girls Monday night…

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Lady Indians on a roll in district

The Hazlehurst Lady Indians came away with three wins in what was a long week of basketball. They won two at home and one on the road in Jefferson County. To follow the Lady Indians on the hardwood, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Lady Cobras stumble in district play

Last week was not a good week for the Wesson Lady Cobras on the court.  Tuesday they lost to West Lincoln 56-33 and Friday they fell short to Loyd Star 34-29. To follow Wesson basketball, see the  Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Indians fall at home to Jefferson County Tigers

Hazlehurst High School hosted a key Region 7-3A football game against the Jefferson County Tigers last Friday night.  At stake was first place in the region with just two games to go in the season. Read more about the Indians in the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Cobras dismantle Hornets in district play

Thursday night, the Wesson Cobras made the short trip to Loyd Star for a pivotal district game; Wesson needed a win to clinch the district title, and Loyd Star needed a win to keep post-season hopes alive. Read more about the Cobras in the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County

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Wesson rolls over West Lincoln in district play

Region play started this week, and the Wesson Cobras took care of business as they traveled to West Lincoln. This was the first official game meeting between the two schools in football; the two teams have played in only a jamboree or spring game prior to this. Keep up with the Cobras in the Copiah…

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Homecoming sees Indians first victory

The Hazlehurst Indians (1-5) have gotten back on track for the 2019 football season with a 55-22 win over the Newton Tigers. The Indians built a lead of 31-0 by halftime and added 24 points in the second half. Hazlehurst piled up 467 rushing yards.  Quarterback Zyquavious Harris ran for 176 yards and two touchdowns. …

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Wesson uses second half comeback to overcome Hazlehurst

According to the town talk, Wesson made history Friday night as they defeated Hazlehurst in football from what everyone is saying is the first time in history. Follow the Cobras and the Indians in the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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