Hit the mother load

   Gerry Stokes (left) and Dickey Pruitt (right), both of Jackson, hit the jackpot when they decided to trade in their hunting gear for fishhooks. The two men said the hunting wasn Full Story


Bears fall to Aggies in season opener

   On a hot, sultry night at Legion Field, the Jackson Aggies beat the Leroy Bears in the annual Battle of the Tombigbee by a score of 14-7. Full Story

Bagging a well-antlered buck is the goal of many deer hunters

   Sportsmen have long been interested in the white-tailed deer and more, particularly in the male of the species. Full Story

Leroy quarterback Logan Keith goes back to attempt to make a pass. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)604p1_xlg.jpg
Bears’ running back Herman Chapman (No. 7) tries to get past the JHS defense. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)604p2_xlg.jpg
Darius Ervin (right) was a key defensive player in the game. Here he stops an Excel runner from making a key play. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)603p1_lg.jpg
Leroy’s Darius Ervin (No. 4) fights his way across the goal line for a touchdown during the game against Excel. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)603p2_xlg.jpg

Bears rout Excel in first region game

   The Bears did it all by land and none by air when they pounded the Panthers of Excel 26-6 last Friday. Full Story

A Leroy defender tries to stop the advance of a Red Level runner (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)055p1_lg.jpg

Leroy smothers Red Level in battle of 2A powerhouses

   The Leroy Bears used ball control on offense and a smothering defense to gain a 17-6 win over Red Level in the battle of top 10 2A powerhouses at Palmer Stadium last Friday night. Full Story

Leroy’s Darius Ervin (No. 7) picks up substantial yardage while a Georgiana defender tries to pull him down. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)049p1_xlg.jpg

Bears win 15-7 nail-biter over Georgiana’s Bulldogs

   The Georgiana Bulldogs traveled to Palmer Stadium last Friday to take on the Leroy Bears in what turned out to be a nail-biter. Full Story

Leroy running back Darius Ervin (No. 4) puts a move on a McIntosh defender on his way to making a 25-yard run. (SA photo by Jared H. Cartee)054p1_lg.jpg

The McIntosh Demons fall into Bear trap

   The Leroy defense only gave up 75 yards against the McIntosh Demons in a 34-0 drumming. Full Story

Bears quarterback Logan Keith (No. 16) throws a pass while being protected by Bryan Lankford (No. 66) and Jessie Dickinson (No. 84). WCHS’s Gabe Beech (No. 15) rushed the quarterback. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)048p1_xlg.jpg

Bears outplay Bulldogs in county rivalry game

   The rain drizzled down as the Leroy Bears, (5-1, 3-0 in region play) ran to victory over the Washington County Bulldogs (4-2, 2-2) in a smashmouth 20-15 victory. Full Story

Leroy’s Joe Fields (No. 99) tackles a Southern Choctaw receiver after he catches a pass. (SA photo by Jared H. Cartee)046p1_lg.jpg

Homecoming heartbreaker for Bears

   Usually a homecoming game is supposed to be an easy win but the Leroy Bears had a heart-wrenching 29-25 loss to the Southern Choctaw Indians. Full Story

Leroy’s LeBrandon Cunningham (No. 9) triest to get past the Marbury defensive line. (SA photo by Jared H. Cartee)042p1_lg.jpg

Bears blast Marbury’s Bulldogs 35-6

   The Leroy Bears went to Marbury for the opening round of the playoffs and left with a Full Story

Flomaton’s homecoming gets crashed by the Leroy Bears

   It was not a happy homecoming for the Flomaton Hurricanes when the Leroy Bears came to town and beat them 42-0. Full Story

Leroy’s Bears blast Bayside Academy 49-0

   The Leroy Bears sunk Bayside 49-0 on Senior Night in Daphne. Full Story


Leroy Bears deny Raiders any loot

   The Houston Academy Raiders came to Palmer Stadium in search of touchdowns and victory, but the scaliwags found none in a 20-0 Leroy win. Full Story

Leroy’s Herman Chapman runs past Houston Academy Raiders for a substantial gain. 041p1_lg.jpg
The Bears’ LeBrandon Cunningham tries to push his way through the Raiders’ defensive line. (SA photo by Bruce Hansen)041p2_lg.jpg

Athletic club seeks bylaws

   The Washington County High School Athletic Club is searching for any existing bylaws of the organization. If you have a copy or know someone who has a copy of the bylaws, please mail them to: Full Story

New pond owners can get them stocked

   Owners of new or renovated ponds may apply now to stock their ponds with largemouth bass and bream (bluegill and shellcracker). Full Story

Jackson Academy varsity Lady Eagles win two of last three

   The Jackson Academy varsity girls basketball team won two of the last three games they played, beating Marengo Academy, Sumter Academy and falling to Monroe Academy. Full Story

Members of the 2004 Jackson Middle School Lady Aggies (front, L-R) are Monique James, Iesha Bush, Jasmine Porter, Carnesha McConnell; (middle, L-R) are Sharnae Coleman, Alisha Bernard, Savannah Autry, Coach Monique McKenzie, Delishia Daffin, M.J. Washington, Angelica Leggett; (back, L-R) are Lamisha Parker and Shanavia Ervin. (Photo courtesy of Coach Monique McKenzie)021p1_xlg.jpg

JMS girls go undefeated for 2004 season

   The Jackson Middle School Lady Aggies had an impressive season, ending with an 8-0, undefeated record. Full Story