The Lady Wildcats of Kemper County High School earned three huge basketball wins this past week.
Four Kemper County High School football players were re- cently named to the MHSAA Class 2A All-State football team, while 11 others picked up re- gional honors.
The Looking Back feature has re- turned to the Kemper County Mes- senger. Every week we will take a quick look at stories of interest from back issues of the newspaper.
Looking to return to the championship form they experienced three years ago as conference champions for the first time since the 1930s, the East Mississippi Community College men’s basketball team entered the 2021-22 season with a veteran quartet of returning starters joining forces with a talented group of experienced newcomers.
The Kemper County High School boys basketball team played the first six games of the season with just eight players, as the Wildcats were waiting for seven members of the hoops team to complete their successful football team.
The first part of the basketball season is all about getting ready for the last part of it.
Ole Miss captured the Egg Bowl over arch-rival Mississippi State, 31-20, in Starkville.
Championships games in the six MHSAA classifications will be played Friday and Saturday at the University of Southern Mississippi's M. Roberts Stadium, and the best matchup could be in the smallest class.
With high school sports being scarce over the Thanksgiving Break, I figured I would use this time to introduce myself to the people of Kemper County.
Apparently rock-and-roll legend Bruce Springsteen wasn’t the only one “Born To Run.” You can add Kemper County High School track standout Brynesha Bourrage to that list.
Fresh off a 9-4 season that saw the Kemper County High School football team battle through adversity on the way to advancing to the third round of the MHSAA Class 2A State Football Playoffs, the Wildcats are officially in the search for a new head coach.
Wednesday was a big day for both Neera Bell and Kemper County High School.
MURRAY, Ky. — The East Mississippi Community College rodeo teams closed out the fall portion of their 2021-22 NIRA Ozark Region schedule on a high note by winning the women’s competition and placing third in men’s action this past weekend at the 46th Annual Murray State University Racer Roundup College Rodeo.
Football is fun again in Mississippi. The nation’s college football fans and media are certainly paying attention.
JACKSON – The sixth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College have placed a conference-high 16 recipients on the 2021 All-MACCC Football Team, as announced Wednesday by the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference office headquartered in Jackson.
East Mississippi Community College’s basketball teams swept Thursday’s final pre-Thanksgiving holiday hoops action by claiming an 89-79 home men’s win over Hinds and holding on for a 55-52 women’s victory at Northeast Mississippi.
Five seniors and one junior – one from each MHSAA classification -- have been named 2021 Mr. Football for their achievements on the gridiron. They are:
The KCHS Lady Wildcats went 2-0 this past week with wins over Noxubee County and Louisville, as the Wildcats lost to both teams.
Both Kemper Academy basketball teams bounced back this week as they defeated Hebron Christian on Tuesday.
The storybook football season for the Kemper County High School football team has come to an end, following a 50-20 loss to Pelahatchie High School in the third round of the MHSAA 2A playoffs.
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