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Works part of Belhaven success

Photo courtesy of Belhaven Athletics

Belhaven redshirt sophomore John Wiley Works (10) scored 14 points Saturday as the Blazers routed Pensacola Christian 92-73 in Jackson. Works connected on 5-7 shots from the field and hit his only 3-point attempt. The former Alcorn Central standout teamed with former Kossuth Aggie Rick Hodum, also a sophomore, to lead Belhaven to victory. Hodum was 8-12 from the field, including 2-4 from three, scoring a team-high 21. The Blazers are 1-1 on the season.

Local Prep Scores/Summaries

HS Football/MHSAA Quarterfinals
@ Corinth
Greenwood 40 Corinth 38
HT: Corinth 24-20
1Q: (G) Deandre Smith 22-pass to Kobe Chamber (PAT blocked) 7:15; (C) Tam Patterson 44-run (John Ellis Murrah PAT) 6:04; (G) Smith 45-pass . . .

Local Schedule

HS Soccer
Corinth @ Horn Lake, 12/2
Monday, Nov. 19
HS Basketball
Saltillo @ New Site, 6/7:30
JC Basketball/Miss. Gulf Coast Classic in Perkiston
(M) Northeast vs Southern-Shreveport, 5pm
Tuesday, Nov. 20
HS . . .

Warriors fall to Greenwood in shootout

Photo by Kent Mohundro

Corinth's Tam Patterson looks for a running lane during Friday's home playoff game against Greenwood. The Warriors fumbled the ball away twice in the final five minutes and dropped a 40-38 decision to the Bulldogs in the MHSAA quarterfinals, ending their season at 11-3. Patterson became the single-season rushing leader in the contest. Read the game story for more details.

Biggersville falls to undefeated Simmons

By Joel Councefor the Daily Corinthian
Simmons 32 Biggersville 0
Seven turnovers doomed the Biggersville Lions' season and ended their quest for the county's first ever football state championship on Friday.
Biggersville fell to . . .

Lighthouse Classic has Media Day

Photo by Kent Mohundro

Corinth head coach Keith Greene (left) answers a question from a media member while Center Hill players Calvin Temple and Kaeden Laws and CHHS head coach Newton Mealer look on. The Lighthouse Classic Media Day was held at the Weaver Center in Corinth followed by a luncheon hosted by the Corinth Rotary. The 2018 Lighthouse Classic tips one week from today on Friday, November 23. Center Hill will play Bearden (TN) at noon next Saturday, November 24 at the Classic. Read the preview story for all the details on Thursday's Lighthouse Media Day kickoff.

Will he or won't he?

Daily Corinthian file photo

Ole Miss head coach Matt Luke kisses the Egg Bowl trophy, "The Golden Egg," after the Rebels stunned No. 16 Mississippi State last year in Starkville. Luke didn't have the permanent head coaching job secured until the latest win in the MSU rivalry. Now the question lingers: Will Luke still be the head coach after the 2018 Egg Bowl in Oxford in one week? With the recent resignation of Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter rumors are flying around Rebel-Nation concerning Athletic Director Ross Bjork's future as well as that of Luke and likely several assistants. Stay tuned for the latest developments in the Ole Miss football saga. And enjoy the Egg Bowl next Thursday, Nov. 22. Then make your way back to Alcorn County for the 6th Annual Lighthouse Classic next Friday and Saturday, Nov. 23 and 24, at Corinth High School.

Local Schedule

HS Basketball
TCPS @ Thrasher, 6/7:30
HS Soccer
Saltillo @ Corinth, 5/7
Vardeman @ Tishomingo County, 5/7
HS Football/MHSAA Playoffs
Greenwood @ Corinth, 7
Biggersville @ Simmons, 7 (Game will be played at Miss. . . .

Prep games moved, rescheduled

There have been a couple of schedule and game site location changes over the last 48 hours.
The Biggersville MHSAA playoff football game against Simmons has been moved to Mississippi Delta Community College Stadium in Moorhead on . . .

Kossuth sweeps a pair of close ones at KHS gym

Photos by Kent Mohundro

Kossuth sweeps a pair of close ones at home

Kossuth's Morgan Hodum (22, left) finds herself surrounded by Alcorn Central's Ella Mask (2) and Rebekah Fields (33) during the Lady Aggies 55-46 win over the Lady Bears Tuesday night at KHS gym. In the right photo, Kossuth sophomore guard Keb Brawner (14) passes the ball to a teammate as Alcorn Central's Hunter Walker (15) trails the play. The Aggies won a squeaker, holding off the Bears 56-54 in a game where Central had two shots to win at the buzzer.

Local Scoreboard

Tuesday, Nov. 13
*These scores were reported by deadline.
HS Basketball
@ Kossuth
(G) Kossuth 55, Alcorn Central 46
HT: Kossuth 27-24
(K) Regan Bobo 18, Morgan Hodum 14 (AC) Alexus Lainez 23
(B) Kossuth 56, Alcorn Central 54
HT: . . .