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Cobras fall to Newton County after ninth-inning score

The Wesson Cobras lost the lead late in a 6-3 defeat to Newton County on March 17. The game was tied at three with Newton County batting in the top of the ninth when Tyson Wood singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. The Cobras captured the lead in the second inning. Zack Woods…

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Cobras overcome Loyd Star in face of early four-run inning

The Wesson Cobras managed through a push by Loyd Star in the first inning where the Cobras coughed up four runs but still won 7-6 on March 19. Wesson collected seven hits, and Loyd Star had one, in the high-scoring affair. Loyd Star got on the board in the first inning when Colby Terrell drew…

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Cobras lose to Lawrence County in walk-off

Wesson Cobras fell to Lawrence County 8-7 on Feb. 26 on the final play of the game. Lawrence County was down 7-6 in the bottom of the seventh inning when Conner Johnson homered on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring two runs. The Cobras lost despite out-hitting Lawrence County six to five. The Cobras opened up scoring in the…

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Colonel soccer wins first state championship in school history

The Copiah Academy soccer team won its first-ever State Championship Feb. 21 upon defeating Starkville Academy 2-1 after four overtimes and decided by penalty kicks (5-4). The championship tournament was hosted by Madison-Ridgeland Academy. Copiah finished the season with a record of 16-1 overall and 7-1 in district play. Pictured are Alex Allen, Andrew Reinike,…

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