Laurel High’s top recruit crossed out his commitment to Florida State and is crossing back over state lines to stay home.
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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…