Skip to content

Area Sports

Football kickoffs at 7:30 to cope with heat

Athletic directors at the two county high schools say that due to the high temperatures and high humidity this summer the Mississippi High School Activities Assn. has issued a mandate that schools under its jurisdiction will postpone kickoff at high school football games for a half hour for the first two months of the season.…

Read More

State Senate recognizes track coach Myreon Sartin

Tylertown High School track and field coach Myreon Sartin was recognized by the Mississippi State Senate for his achievements and being named track and field Coach of the Year. The document is signed by Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann and Sen. Kelvin Butler. The presentation was made recently by Sen. Butler. The document points to the…

Read More

Jordan Anthony named Gatorade’s Miss. track and field player of year

Recognition continues to mount for Tylertown High School’s Jordan Anthony, named June 29 as Mississippi’s Gatorade boys track and field player of the year for 2021-2022. It’s the second win of the award for Anthony, who was also selected for the 2020-2021 year. The Gatorade award recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence but high standards…

Read More

Raffle to benefit DYB league

Walthall Dixie Youth Baseball is having a fundraiser with a drawing to be held July 7, 6. p.m. on Facebook to determine the winner. Tickets are available for $10 each. The winner will be awarded their choice of a $100 gas card, pellet grill and smoker, crawfish cooker or outddoor fire pit. The winner does…

Read More

Tylertown’s 3A-7, Reg. 4 rank in track

Here are the THS track outdoor rankings, according to Mississippi MileSplit.Tylertown competes in 3A-Division 7 and in Region 4. Jordan Anthony placed first in the division and region in the 100 meter with a time of 10.38; in the 200 meter with a time of 20.53. Wildrekus Johnson placed 15 in the 400 meter with…

Read More

Fastest high school sprinter in the country hails from Tylertown

Fastest high school sprinter in the country hails from Tylertown By Thomas Kendoziora Enterprise Journal Senior Jordan Anthony has taken the U.S. track scene by storm this season, headlined by two national titles at the Nike Indoor Championships in New York earlier this month. He continued his dominance outdoors last weekend at the Christian Coleman…

Read More

Roundup of basketball scoring involving county teams

Here’s a rundown of the varsity basketball season at both Salem Attendance Center and Tylertown High School for this season. Scores were taken from the MaxPreps and Scorebook Live websites. Salem boys… Beginning with the latest game and working back through the season, the Wildcats posted a 47-36 win over Enterprise on Feb. 6, also…

Read More

DYB registration underway

Dixie Youth baseball registration is underway for the coming season. Regular registration is open through Saturday, Feb. 19. Late registrations are accepted from Feb. 20-27. Late registrations are assessed a $10 late fee. No one will be registered after Feb. 27. Register online by going to the Walthall Dixie Youth Baseball Facebook page and following…

Read More

THS Chiefs ’21-’22 football banquet is postponed

The Sunday, Jan. 16 banquet honoring the 2021-22 Tylertown High School Chiefs football team for a successful season has been postponed until a later date. Spokesman Glenn Allen the increase in COVID-19 numbers led to the decision to put off the banquet until later. “The banquet is still planned. The food order is on hold…

Read More