Area Sports

Anthony is Gatorade track and field player of the year

In addition to state, national and world rankings, Tylertown High School trackster Jordan Anthony has been named the Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year for Track and Field. Anthony most recently competed at the 2021 NSAF Outdoor Track and Field Nationals at Eugene, Oreg. Anthony was accompanied by his coach, Myreon Sartin, who recapped the…

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Anthony 1st in 100m; 2nd in 200m at national meet

By Christopher Webber MileSplit MS At this point, I don’t even know why I keep getting surprised. In the last month, there have been five state records go down. FIVE in the last MONTH! And much like how I ended yesterday’s article with the hashtag “Put Mississippi on the Map”… that’s exactly what Tylertown High…

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Walthall DYB teams to play in Division II state tournaments

The Walthall Dixie Youth All Stars will compete in the state tournaments after finishing as runner-ups in district. Walthall competes in Division II. The Majors, 12-and-under, will play at the state tournament to be held July 9-13 at Hattiesburg. The AAA league, 10 and under, will play at the state tournament July 9-13, at Kosciusko.…

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Anthony wins top spot in Adidas Dream 100 race at Boston

By Travis Connelly Enterprise-Journal After recently making a name for himself at the MHSAA Class 3A state meet, setting a new state record in the 100-meter dash, Tylertown High School rising senior Jordan Anthony earned more recognition last weekend, taking the top spot in the Adidas High School Boys’ Dream 100 race at the Adidas…

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Chiefs victorious against Hattiesburg Tigers

By Glenn Allen The Tylertown Chiefs played in a Spring Jamboree against Hattiesburg Friday, May 21, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. The Chiefs won their scrimmage game against Hattiesburg 6-0 in a two quarter scrimmage. The junior varsity team scrimmaged against Hattiesburg and the score was 0-0 for a 15 play offense and defense format. The…

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Organizers to revive DYB after COVID killed season

Organizers are trying to revive Dixie Youth Baseball in the county after suffering two setbacks last year, the cancellation of the season because of COVID-19 and dwindling interest leading to a steep falloff in player registration. The league is setting up online registration. Follow the Walthall DYB Facebook page for posts related to registration times…

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Chiefs end season with loss to Jeff Davis County

Tylertown’s Chiefs ended their football season Friday night with a 39-18 loss to Jeff Davis County. Jeff Davis scored first, followed shortly after with a THS score. Neither team was successful on the extra point and both teams remained tied through the first quarter of the ball game. Jeff Davis managed to score twice more…

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Wildcats, Chiefs lose

Both county teams came up on the losing side last week near the ending of the high school football season. The Salem Wildcats lost to Mt. Olive 36-8. The Wildcats are 1-7 overall and 1-5 in district play. Tylertown’s Chiefs met the No. 2 team in their district a week after playing the No. 1…

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Roundup of Salem Lady ‘Cats volleyball scoring this season

Here’s a roundup of scoring this season for the Salem Lady Wildcats volleyball team, showing a 1-7 overall record, 0-2 in district play. No score has been reported for the two latest games, both with Lumberton on Sept. 23 and 24. Earlier, Salem fell to Sacred Heart Sept. 22, 3 set to 0. Sacred Heart…

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