The Grace Christian baseball team opened the season by splitting two games at a jamboree hosted by Meridian Home School. The Eagles lost to Meridian Home School 7-6 and defeated Golden Triangle.11-1.
If there were an award for the most improved basketball team in the state during the course of the season, Grace Christian boys would be a candidate. After starting 4-11, the Eagles won 16 of 19 to finish 20-14.
The Grace Christian boys basketball team won twice last week against teams that defeated the Eagles earlier in the season. Grace Christian beat Victory Christian Academy of Columbus 65-55 and Starkville Christian 40-37.
By a scheduling quirk, the Grace Christian girls basketball team payed the same opponent – Laurel Home School – three straight games.
The first two came in the Meridian Holiday Tournament January 4. Laurel Home School won 24-14 in round robin competition, but Grace Christian was victorious in the tournament championship game 38-29.
MERIDIAN – The Grace Christian School girls basketball team has won a tournament for the first time in history, according to school officials. The Lady Eagles bounced back from a loss to Laurel Home School to defeat the same team in the championship game of the Meridian Holiday Tournament hosted by Meridian Home School.