COLUMN: BATESVILLE — South Panola may not have the state’s top-ranked recruit this season like it did last year with Antonio Conner, but don’t feel bad for coach Lance Pogue; he still has plenty of talent and some prospects worth watching. (more…) (June 26, 2013, Page 8)
BATESVILLE — The heat coming off the artificial turf at South Panola had the Tigers and Lafayette Commodores working up a sweat during Monday morning’s 7-on-7 workout. The necessary conditioning, against the state’s best football program in the heat, has been a good thing for the Commodores as coach Eric Robertson looks to find new players to fill roles in 2013.
It appears that a week off has done Ole Miss freshman defensive tackle Issac Gross some good. After watching his hometown South Panola Tigers play Friday night, Gross just relaxed the rest of the weekend in order to completely heal up for Arkansas this Saturday. (October 24, 2012, Page 7)
JACKSON — Antonio Conner’s athletic ability has been on display at South Panola for years and his potential is unquestioned.
Lafayette won’t play a game that counts in the MHSAA standings for over eight months.
While that may be true, the Commodores aren’t taking the summer off.
Oxford’s older summer baseball team split a road doubleheader with South Panola on Tuesday night. The Tigers defeated Oxford 7-1 in the first game, while Oxford shut out the Tigers 3-0 in the second. (more…) (June 13, 2012, Page 6)
A week is all the Lafayette Commodores were without a head baseball coach. In an effort to secure a coach to lead a young team that advanced to the MHSAA Class 4A North Half title series before the summer season started, Lafayette Athletics Director Anthony Hart hired Patrick Robey away from South Panola. (May 24, 2012, Page 6)
WATER VALLEY — On a day where the Water Valley baseball team honored our nation’s veterans and those serving in the military, the Blue Devils relied on some heroes of their own Saturday. (more…) (April 16, 2012, Page 6)
BATESVILLE — It’s not often that a high school program as dominant as South Panola has been the last 18 years has a first of any kind to publicize. For a program that has won nine state championships and seen countless players sign Division I offers and star at Northwest Mississippi Community College over the same period, it’s hard to believe that a Tiger hasn’t played in one of the top high school All-Star games in the nation. (more…) (October 20, 2011, Page 7)