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Dak Prescott mourning the death of his older brother

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Jace Prescott, the older brother of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, passed away Thursday.

“It is with great sadness and support that we share the news of the passing of Jace Prescott today,” the Cowboys said in an official statement. “The loss of Tad and Dak’s brother is devastating. At this incredibly difficult time, the Prescott family asks only for prayers and respect for their privacy.”

Jace Prescott died early Thursday morning at the age of 31. The cause of his death is unknown.

In 2013, Dak Prescott lost his mother to colon cancer.

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Griffin selected to play in Mississippi All Star Game

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Warren Central High School soccer player Joshua Griffin has been selected to play in the Mississippi All Star Game.

Griffin will play for the North team in February 2021, competing with the South team.

Griffin is a five-year starter for the Vikings soccer team and all of his hard work over the years is now being noticed. He is also a member of the Vikings football team that will play Clinton tonight in the second round of the playoffs.

The All Star Game is scheduled for Brandon High School in February 2021 where Griffin will show off his skills.

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Layla Carter scores 20 points in the Gators win over No. 8 Raymond

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The Vicksburg High School girls basketball team shocked No. 8 ranked Raymond High School with a close 53-51 win.

VHS was led by sophomore Layla Carter who scored 20 points on the night which helped result in the big win.

Mississippi Play Sports posted a tweet Friday about the how great Carter and the Gators did.

The Gators travel to play Northwest Rankin Tuesday, Dec. 1, after the Thanksgiving break.

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Ole Miss basketball coach Kermit Davis tests positive for COVID-19

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Kermit Davis, head coach of the University of Mississippi basketball team, has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the first two games of the season, which starts next week.

The school announced the news with a tweet Wednesday containing a statement from Davis saying he was experiencing mild symptoms.

Assistant head coach Ronnie Hamilton will take over the team in Davis’ absence. The Rebels will play Central Arkansas Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 1 p.m.

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