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Gardner Eyes the Basket


Photo by Randy J. Williams

Corinth’s Will Gardner shoots a free throw against the Hazel Green (Ala.) Trojans in Corinth during earlier action this season. The Warriors lost a tight game to Byhalia Friday night, 56-53. Corinth travels to Ripley on Friday and will participate in the BIGG Classic at Biggersville on Saturday.


Prep Box Scores

Friday Dec. 8
HS Basketball
@ Iuka
(B) Ripley 51, Tishomingo Co. 49
Halftime: 24-23 Tishomingo County
Tishomingo County: Braxton Pritchard 18, Tucker Hill 13
@ Kossuth
(G) Kossuth 41 ,Hatley 20
Halftime: Kossuth 23-5
Kossuth: . . .


Gardner Eyes the Basket


Photo by Randy J. Williams

Eyeing the basket

Corinth's Will Gardner shoots a free throw against the Hazel Green (Ala.) Trojans in Corinth during earlier action this season. The Warriors lost a tight game to Byhalia Friday night, 56-53. Corinth travels to Ripley on Friday and will participate in the BIGG Classic at Biggersville on Saturday.



Northeast Action


Photo by Michael H. Miller / Northeast

Northeast action

Northeast guard Job Vernor of Ripley sets up the Tiger offensive during action earlier in the season. Vernor and the Tigers knocked off Southern University-Shreveport in a rare Friday afternoon matchup 93-65 to finish their 2017 fall home slate. Northeast has two road games left for the fall semester. Cord Wright's Tigers will head to Arkansas State University Mid-South in West Memphis, Arkansas, on Monday and will wrap up the first part of the schedule at Lawson State in Birmingham, Alabama, on Thursday. Both games are set to tip off at 7:30 p.m.



Sports Shorts

Kossuth High School Booster Club meeting
The Kossuth High School Athletic Booster Club will meet Sunday Dec. 17, at 2 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.
ACHS honoring state champion athletes
The Alcorn Central High School . . .


Youth football team wins crown


Members of the 11- to 12-year-old championship football team from the Alcorn County Youth Football League, which won the Saltillo championship in double overtime on Saturday, Dec. 2, include (from left, front row) Bentley Newton, Nick Nunley, D.J. Woods, Zac Lambert, Harven Davis, Brandon Haskins, (back row) Coach Harven Davis Jr., Nick Woods Jr., Cooper Feazell, Brandon Cole, Eli Johnson, Talen Kemp, Aiden Bobo, Charles Flake, Coach Nick Woods. Not pictured is Kyson Floyd, who was injured in the first game.



By Michael H. Miller For the Daily Corinthian
Merriam-Webster defines "guts" as the entrails or bowels, the digestive tract, belly, abdomen or the catgut.
However, while the world's most trusted dictionary may give the literal . . .


Local Schedule

Saturday, Dec. 9
HS Basketball
New Site Tournament (Boys only), TBA
(New Site, Kossuth)
Baldwyn Classic, TBA
(Biggersville)
HS Soccer
Corinth @ New Hope, 5/7
Monday, Dec. 11
HS Basketball
Kossuth @ Saltillo, 6
Jumpertown @ Pine . . .


Tourney honors the late Peggy Bain

By Joel Counce
For the Daily Corinthian
Peggy Bain let people know where they stood.
"She spoke the truth," said her daughter, Charlette Foster.
"One thing wrong with the world today is people don't have the backbone to speak up . . .


Kossuth hosts Hatley


Photo by Randy J. Williams

Kossuth hosts Hatley

Aggie Charlie Meeks dribbles the ball against the Nettleton Tigers in earlier action this season. Meeks and the rest of his Kossuth teammates host Hatley tonight. The Lady Aggies will tip off at 6 p.m. In other local games, Corinth travels to Byhalia, Alcorn Central travels to Baldwyn and Biggersville travels to Jumpertown. Friday night's area prep scores will be published in the Sunday Daily Corinthian.



Local Schedule

Today
HS Basketball
Corinth @ Byhalia, 6
Hatley @ Kossuth, 6
Alcorn Central @ Baldwyn, 6
Ripley @ Tishomingo County, 6
Biggersville @ Jumpertown, 6 (WXRZ)
Walnut @ North Pontotoc, 6
Itawamba AHS @ Booneville, 6
McNairy Central @ . . .


Prep Box Scores

HS Basketball
Tuesday, Dec. 5
@ Thrasher
(G) Tupelo Christian 55, Thrasher 24
Thrasher: Allie Windham 7
Records: Thrasher 0-7
(B) Tupelo Christian 80, Thrasher 65
Halftime: 40-29 Tupelo Christian
Thrasher: Jaymen Allen 18, Ethan . . .


Schedule

Thursday
HS Soccer
Tishomingo County @ Corinth, 5/7. Note: This match rescheduled from Friday. JV boys game to follow
HS Basketball
New Site Tournament (Boys only)(New Site, Kossuth)
Friday
HS Basketball
Corinth @ Byhalia, . . .