Panthers bow out

By BILLY FREEMAN,

Morton senior Coby Gilbert eyes the double play in third round action of the MHSAA State Baseball Playoffs against Seminary. The Panthers lost game one 4-2 and dropped a heartbreaker 10-9 to the Bulldogs to end their season last Friday in Seminary.

 




Morton 13 - Forest 2

By BILLY FREEMAN,

Morton pitcher, Mallory Irby, winds up during the Lady Panther’s 13-2 home victory over the Lady Bearcats of Forest last Friday. The Lady Panthers defeated Scott Central 17-7 on Monday. The Lady Bearcats took on Scott Central Tuesday night at home, but the game had not been played at press time.      



Panthers claim victory over Enterprise, Choctaw Central

By BILLY FREEMAN,

Morton High School claimed victory twice last week at home on the diamond. The Panthers defeated Choctaw Central 7-1 Tuesday before winning 6-4 against Enterprise on Saturday.

The Panters were scheduled to take on in-county rival Forest Bobcats Tuesday night. The results from that game were not available at press time.


Home Run

By BILLY FREEMAN,

Forest’s Dylan Grayson celebrates a home run with his teammates during the Bearcat’s 13-6 victory over Scott Central last Saturday. Forest travels to Southeast Lauderdale next Tuesday. The Rebels head to Ethel tomorrow, Thursday.

 




First Lady Visits

By BILLY FREEMAN,

Mississippi’s First Lady Deborah Bryant was at Morton Elementary School Last week reading to students as part of her Read Across Mississippi program. She is pictured here with Jayden Hunt, Payson Knight, Levi Revette and Ckireya Mann.      



SCSD Teachers of The Year

By BILLY FREEMAN,

The Scott County School District recently named their Teachers of the Year. Pictured from front left are Michelle Gibbs, Lake High School; Debbie Burnham, Forest-Scott County Career Center and District Teacher of The Year; Melandy Henry, Sebasopol High; Marilyn Maseda, Morton High; and Tina Ware, Morton 3rd-4th.



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