Area Sports

Raiderettes ease past Oak Hill

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor Last season, the Kirk Raiderettes managed just nine wins. Thursday, they had the chance to get within one win of that mark, as they hosted longtime rival Oak Hill. The game was tight for the opening half. Kirk used a 16-5 third period to open up a lead and held…

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Late rally sends Chargers to win

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor The Grenada Chargers trailed Class 6A foe South Panola for the majority of the game Tuesday night. In fact, they led 15-14 early in the second period. They wouldn’t lead again until the final horn sounded as the Chargers escaped with a 55-53 win. The game was the first for…

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Chargers, Rockets: Part II

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor When Grenada High School Coach Ashley Kuhn was setting his schedule, he knew it was a possibility his team would be in this position. Grenada opened the 2019 season with a trip to Philadelphia facing Neshoba Central. Now, the Chargers have the dubious task of playing the Rockets once again.…

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Chargers cruise Trojans

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor Grenada High School Coach Ashley Kuhn had several things he wanted to accomplish in the regular season finale at New Hope. First, and foremost, they wanted a win. Second, he wanted to come out of the gate quick and get a big lead, so he could rest his starters. Finally,…

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Chargers search for momentum

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor The final week of the 2019 regular season takes place tonight for the Grenada Chargers. Coach Ashley Kuhn’s crew stands at 6-4 on the season. The Chargers are pretty much where a lot of experts thought they would be when the season started. Grenada lost to Lafayette (24-21) and West…

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Avery traded to Philadelphia Eagles

Former Grenada High School standout Genard Avery received word Monday that he had been traded from the Cleveland Browns to the Philadelpia Eagles. Avery had a standout rookie season for the Browns, but playing time slipped this season with a defensive system change. “I’m excited about this new opportunity God has sent my way,” Avery…

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Raiders come up short against Green Wave

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor When you look at the final statistics of Thursday’s Kirk -North Delta game at Batesville, you would have thought the game came down to the final play. The Raiders rode the 236-yard passing performance from sophomore Colbert Hathcock, but it wasn’t enough as Kirk came up short in a 14-12…

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Grenada-Lake Cormorant moved

The GrenadaStar received notice Wednesday morning that Friday’s GHS-Lake Cormorant game has been moved to Thursday. Kickoff will be at 6 p.m. instead of the normal 7 p.m.

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Kirk game switched

Friday’s Kirk Academy-North Delta game has been moved to Thursday night at 7 p.m. due to weather concerns.

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Raiders outscore Nighthawks

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor It wasn’t the best week of practice for the Kirk Raiders. Coach Ken Chandler wondered how his team would approach their game Friday against the Memphis Home School Nighthawks. Heading into the game, it was one that the Raiders shouldn’t have had a lot of problem coming away with the…

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