Area Sports

Lady Chargers fall in Game 3

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor The Grenada Lady Chargers knew the task ahead when they opened the best of three series with six-time defending state champion Neshoba Central. Grenada needed two solid games to dethrone the Lady Rockets. They came so close to doing that but fell short. In game one, Grenada rallied from a…

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Lady Chargers advance with late rally

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor Sometimes heart can do more for you than athletic ability. The Grenada Lady Chargers weren’t given much of a chance in their opening round Class 5A Playoff series against unbeaten Lewisburg. They proved everyone wrong and in dramatic fashion. GHS used a two-run bottom of the sixth in the opening…

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Charger clinch playoff berth

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor The Grenada Chargers found themselves in a must-win situation last week hosting Lafayette and West Point. Lack of offensive production has haunted GHS for the majority of the 2019 season. They showed signs of life with 16 hits in a 13-3 win over South Panola. Against Lafayette, GHS pounded out…

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GHS duo captures division title

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor Grenada High School began the stretch run of the 2019 tennis season Tuesday taking part in the Region 2-5A Tournament hosted at PNC Park in Oxford. Teams from Grenada, Lafayette, Saltillo and West Point competed for spots in the state tournament next month. The winner and runnerup in each division…

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Chargers walk off Green Wave

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor Sometimes a gritty team with a lot of fight can be as tough or tougher than a team full of outstanding athletes. Tuesday, the Grenada Chargers went back into division play as they hosted West Point in an important Division 2-5A contest. Grenada scored on a wild pitch in the…

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Lady Chargers ease past Lafayette

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor      Winning four of their first five games to open the season, the Grenada Lady Chargers opened the division schedule Thursday at home against the Lafayette Lady Commodores. Grenada fell behind early 2-0. They would rally with a run in the second and add four in the third holding…

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Father/Son team win tournament

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor Battling high water and muddy water conditions, the Magnolia Crappie Club had its annual club tournament and Big Mama Open Saturday at Grenada Lake. A total of 67 teams took part in the seven-hour event. Seven of the competing teams caught the seven limit fish. The competing teams caught a…

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GHS tennis opens with victories

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor The Grenada High School tennis team is in full action playing matches around wet conditions. They opened with a 7-0 win over Cleveland Central. Against Tupelo, GHS was on the short end of a 6-1 decision. Tuesday, the Chargers had an easy 7-0 win over South Panola. Against the Tigers,…

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Two-out hits help Kirk get win

By CHUCK HATHCOCK Sports Editor One of the most important areas that coaches stress is getting two out hits to either keep an inning alive or score runs. The Kirk Academy Raiders were able to do that in their season opener at Raider Field against Bruce High School. Kirk scored six of its seven runs…

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City asks planning board to limit vendor locations

By REGGIE ROSS Staff Writer One local business owner wants something done about transient vendors setting up for business directly in front of his store. Lee Boone, owner of Mid-South Produce Company on Sunset Drive, spoke with the Grenada City Council Monday to discuss the problems he is having with vendors taking away his customers.…

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