Area Sports

Hazlehurst loses to Canton, play at McComb Friday

By Valarie Robinson The Hazlehurst Indians started their football season with major changes to the coaching staff with a new head coach. Native Kenneth Coleman took the field Friday night in his first game as a head coach. Kenneth was a standout quarterback for the Indians when he played a few years agao. Last year,…

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Weather wins in match-up of Tigers and Cobras

Last Friday night’s Crystal Springs versus Wesson football game had generated more-than-usual interest all across the county. Despite the threatening weather, both stands were nearly full at the kickoff with more fans trickling in. To read more about the shortened game, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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It’s football time!!

Football is back in Copiah County! Everybody plays this week. The only game in the area on Friday night will be played at Co-Lin’s Stone Stadium between the Wesson Cobras and the Crystal Springs Tigers in the KDMC Kickoff Classic.  Game time is set for 7:00 p.m. To read more about the upcoming season, see…

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Lady Colonels begin 2018 campaign with one win, three losses

“I’m not sure I’ve ever started a season 1-3,” said Copiah Academy Fastpitch Head Coach Terry Bauer on Tuesday morning. He has coached at the school for 19 years and has earned over 500 victories and 5 state titles. His Lady Colonels dropped 3 games in the Magnolia Heights tournament on Saturday to open the…

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Meleah Howard named Co-Lin softball head coach

WESSON, Miss. – A familiar face is returning to take the reins of the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Lady Wolves softball program. Former Lady Wolf Meleah Howard, a 2008 graduate, has been tapped to take over the Lady Wolves from longtime coach Allen Kent. Howard was a member of the Lady Wolves team that finished in…

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Stan King baseball

Members of the Wesson Athletic Foundation Stan King team are: Christopher Huntley, Reid Cuevas, Bryant Parker Robbins, Trey Hylender, Dawson Selman, Layton Sullivan, Ridge Yeager, and Peyton Mire. Photo by Crockett Action Shots To see more of the Wesson Athletic Foundation teams, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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10U Boys All Stars

10U boys All-Stars chosen at the conclusion of the Wesson Athletic Foundation spring season are Micah Britt, Reid Cuevas, Trey Hylendar, Joe Taylor, Christopher Huntley, Alex Coghlan, Lane McManus, Layton Sullivan, Tyler Berch, Blayton Windham and Baylor Brister. Photo by Crockett Action Shots

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CA campers first through third grade

Around 30 boys in first through third grades attended the 20th annual Little Colonel Baseball Camp last week at Copiah Academy hosted by Head Coach Terry Bauer.  Kneeling from left are Jace McDonnell, Russum McDonnell, Ryder Forrest, Henley Hamilton, Landon Pippen, Ethan Knight, Walker Cline, Sawyer Holmes, Brayden Beard, Todd Michael Hatten, Preston Allen, Micah…

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Kent hanging up the turf shoes as Co-Lin head softball coach

WESSON, Miss. – Copiah-Lincoln Community College head softball coach Allen Kent and the Co-Lin athletic department has announced his retirement from the program after a very successful career. To read more about Coach Kent and the Co-Lin softball team, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Wesson Cobra Awards

Wesson Attendance Center held its athletic banquet on Sat., May 5 at the Thames Center on the campus of Copiah-Lincoln Community College.  Boys’ basketball winners are (seated from left): Dale Thigpen – Mr. Hustle, Senior; JD Allen – Most Valuable Offensive Player, Most Versatile, Offensive MVP District 8-3A;  Slay Acy – Most Valuable Defensive Player;…

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