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Cole leads St. Francis in tackles and rushing yards Tuesday

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Caden Cole (Photo courtesy Michelle Cole)

Sixth grade St. Francis football player Caden Cole led his team last night in rushing yards and tackles as they faced the Hillcrest Academy Cougars.

On defense, Cole made the first tackle of the game and finished with nine tackles in the 18-6 loss. He managed to get off of blocks all night to get to the ball carrier and make big stops for the Flashes.

On offense, Cole lead the team in rushing where he racked up 81 yards on the night. He also scored on a 2-yard run shortly before time expired to put the Flashes on the scoreboard.

This is Cole’s second season playing with the Flashes. He helped them to a 6-1 record last year.

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St. Aloysius Flashes football season ends with a loss to Pillow Academy

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St. Al Flashes Brennan Williams and Tristan Wilbanks. (photo by YAS Photo LLC)

The St. Aloysius football season came to an end Friday night when they took a tough loss against Pillow Academy in a 62-28 game.

The Flashes began with a great 14-0 lead in the first quarter, but the Mustangs took control of the game and came out on top.

Brennan Williams led the Flashes in rushing with 163 yards and two touchdowns. He has been St. Al’s leading rusher this season and one of the overall best defensive players.

Ben Raines stepped up big for the Flashes as he blocked for the offense. The team made it to the end zone four times, and the defense racked up multiple tackles.

Greg Allen and Tristan Wilbanks scored the last two touchdowns of the night.

The Flashes finished off the season with a 4-7 record under first-year head coach Stacey Sizemore.

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Kameron Brown scored 18 points for VHS ninth grade basketball team

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Vicksburg High School basketball player Kameron Brown scored 18 points Thursday in the 51-23 win over Warren Central’s ninth grade team.

Brown led the Gators most of the night with the help of Tyler Henderson who scored 7 points.

The Gator ninth grade team consists of players from last year’s Vicksburg Junior High team that had a 18-1 record last year and went to the Little Six championship.

The team is coached by ninth grade head coach Julius Williams, and the Gators have a good 1-0 start on the season.

 

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VJHS boys basketball team defeated WCJHS Thursday night 41-31

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(photo by Keith Phillips)

The Vicksburg Junior High boys basketball team won their season opener Thursday night against cross-town rival Warren Central Junior High.

The Gators had a hard time scoring in the first quarter but things picked up for both teams in the second half. By halftime, the score was 16-14, with VJHS in the lead.

Decorey Knight Jr. led the Gators with 13 points in the big 41-31 victory. Larry Reynolds and Mincer Minor had 6 points each for the Gators as well.

The Gators have a good start to their season under head coach Jerdon Hardiman who led them to the Little Six Championship last year with an 18-1 record.

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