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Colonels run past Riverfield and Pelahatchie, continue winning ways

By Drake Flowers In back-to-back games played within the friendly confines of Colonel Stadium, the Copiah Academy Colonels have run away with commanding victories, taking their overall record to 3-0. The Colonels defeated Riverfield Academy 39-21 on Aug. 26 and ran away from Riverfield 46-6 this past Friday. Both games saw a commanding performance from…

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Wesson outlasts Tylertown for big win

By Rusty Newman Friday night lights began around the state last Friday, and Stone Stadium in Wesson was the host of a 3A showdown between the Wesson Cobras and the Tylertown Chiefs. This matchup was very similar to the way the season began last year between the two teams with Wesson jumping out to a…

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Colonels overcome slow start, win season third consecutive season opener

By Drake Flowers For the third straight time in the Billy Hankins era, the Colonels of Copiah Academy came out victorious in their season opener with a 28-7 road victory over Madison St. Joseph. The preseason No. 2-ranked Colonels overcame a lightning delay, a sluggish start, muddy field conditions, some first-quarter turnovers, and a penalty-laden…

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