When Deonte Yarbrough went down with an injury in Louisville’s season opener at Navarre (Fla.), the Wildcats turned to then-wide receiver Dre Shumaker to fill in at quarterback.
By Cooper Sanders
Noxapater football coach Casey Orr was more than a little worried about Leake County.
In the end, he had very little reason to worry.
The Tigers used a suffocating defense and shut out visiting Leake County 28-0 in a key Region 3-1A contest on Friday night.
The Noxapater volleyball team finished its inaugural season with a pair of wins over Kemper County.
The Lady Tigers lost in three sets to Pisgah and Choctaw county while beating Kemper County twice.
Noted cardiologist Dr. Mike McMullan and author and evangelist Dr. Stan Buckley will present East Central Community College’s second annual Warrior Wellness Symposium at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29.
Grace Christian volleyball celebrated Senior Night with a 25-17, 25-23, 25-21 victory over Choctaw County. It was the first time the Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Chargers.
“We moved very well, stayed in control by sending our attacks over and not waiting for them to make mistakes,” said coach Jamey Willers.
In a game that started as a knock down drag out event, it ended in a one sided shooting as the visiting Leake Rebels easily defeated the Winston Patriots by a score of 43-8.
The East Central Community College women’s and men’s basketball teams will host JUCO Jamborees on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the campus in Decatur.