PICAYUNE — The Tornadoes huffed and puffed, but in the end, the Tide washed away their bid for an upset and an all-Jones County South State championship game.
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QUITMAN — Northeast Jones quarterback Mason Smith threw two long touchdown passes and ran for another, but Quitman caught a couple of bombs — and a couple of big breaks — to hand the Tigers their first region loss of the season, 41-31, on Friday night.
Alan Follis threw a pair of touchdowns passes to Tajrick Randolph and ran for another as West Jones held off a feisty Forest Hill team, 37-18, in a rainy region matchup at The Shoe on Friday night.
Tony Barnes scored three touchdowns and Zaymarrian Ducksworth ran for two TDs to lead Northeast Jones to a wild win in The Jungle over cross-county rival South Jones, 48-23, on Friday night.
Tegarrius Roberts scored twice in the fourth quarter to lead South Jones to a 28-21 victory over Northeast Lauderdale in Ellisville on Friday night.
Jamarius Hosey ran for four touchdowns and Anson Windham ran for three as Bay Springs beat North Forrest 60-27 in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs.
Whether it is football, baseball or a game of Go-Fish, if West Jones and South Jones meet in any competitive endeavor, it will be heated.
Four South Jones band members auditioned for and earned a place on the prestigious Mississippi Lions All-State Band. They are, from left, Jacob Roney (euphonium), Seth Estes (trumpet), Kragen Lewis (flute) and Jared Bush (trumpet and All-State Jazz Band). Almost 1,000 young musicians auditio…
When Chad Locklear snagged the onside kick out of the air in Laurel territory with less than two minutes to play Friday night, South Jones’ faithful were believing.
Bay High took its first lead of the season, but it was short-lived Friday night as South Jones scored the final three touch- downs of the game to upend the winless Tigers 35-20.
South Jones No. 7 Chad MosesSenior running back scored a TD on a 54-yard run and caught a pass for 24 yards in a 24-6 victory. He is pictured with Farm Bureau Insurance agent Jordan Walters.Northeast Jones No. 11 Tony BarnesCarried the ball 13 times for 97 yards in a loss to Collins. He is p…
Walker Thompson kicked a pair of field goals and two last-gasp passes fell incomplete as West Jones lost to rival Wayne County 10-6 on Friday night in the season-opener for both teams.
Jackson Callaway High School is known much more for its rich basketball tradition than for its work on the gridiron. But with one of the top running backs in the state, Callaway will charge into Laurel Friday night for the season opener for both schools.
Because of injuries, one of the top wide receiving prospects in the state will line up under center when Sumrall invades The Reservation to face South Jones in coach Roger Satcher’s first game as head coach for the Braves.
This column was first published in The Vicksburg Post in 2000 in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to ban prayer at public school events. With apologies to the late Willie Morris, who penned a beautiful prayer for the opening of Little League Baseball season, here’s a prayer for the o…
Northeast Jones standout Malachi Harrison signed to play soccer for the Jones County Junior College Bobcats. The star soccer player and kicker/safety for the Tigers’ football team is the son of Timothy and Valerie Harrison of the Powers community, who are pictured seated with him. Standing, …