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Local All-Stars qualify for nationals
A team of 14- and 15-year-old basketball players based in Stone County will compete this week against 500 other teams in pursuit of a national championship.


Local earns gold in State Games
Ciara Fountain of Stone County won a pair of gold medals in the recent State Games of Mississippi Archery competition.
Ciara Fountain recently won a pair of gold medals in the Mississippi State Games Archery Competition.


State championships at Hood Fields
Hood Fields will be hopping this weekend as the Stone/Wiggins Recreation Association hosts the Babe Ruth League-Cal Ripken Division state championships.

State champions
The Stone County 8-U Softball All-Stars team recently participated in the Babe Ruth Softball state championships held in Vancleave. The Stone County Bombers/All-Stars went undefeated to claim the championship. They also competed in the Gulf Coast ASA Tournament capturing two 1st-place finishes, one 2nd-place finish, one 3rd-place finish and one 4th-place finish ending with 24 wins and 6 losses. Team members include Madison Breland, Haley Schonewitz, Aubrey Ladner, Carissa Hester, Mary Grace Batson, Reeana Williams, Riley Lewis, Brooklyn Lee, Mattie Gibson, Priya Collins, Seniya “Sam” McDonald, and Caroline Batson. The team is coached by Sammy Gibson, Lamont Collins, Chet Batson and B. J. Lewis. Submitted photo.


Stone High Tomcat shines in All-Star contest
Mason Hunt, a Stone High School right fielder, earned Offensive Player of the Game honors in last Thursday's Futures All-Star Game. The game, held at West Harrison High School, featured underclassmen from schools throughout the Gulf Coast region. Tristan Parker and Hayden Harrell also participated in the contest. Hunt, who carried a .393 batting average this past season, stroked a 2-out, 2-RBI single for the East All-Stars in the second inning. the West All-Stars won the game, 14-10. Enterprise photo by Jody O'Hara




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