Desoto County Sports

Monday sports: Eight county volleyball players named MAC All-Stars

DeSoto County will again have a strong presence at the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Volleyball Game July 10 at Brandon High School.

Not only will the North All-Stars be coached by Amy Hendrichovsky of Class 7A state champion Lewisburg, along with Taylor Elliott of 5A champion Lafayette (Oxford), but the North roster is liberally sprinkled with top county talent.

The roster, announced on Monday, Nov. 6 by the MAC, includes the following players from DeSoto County:

  • Hernando: Mary-Catherine Couch
  • Lewisburg: Allie Kate Hall, Claire Smith, Hallie Wright
  • DeSoto Central: Reese McIntosh, Sydney Tague
  • Lake Cormorant: Jania Rose, Arianna Woods

Players will report on Tuesday, July 9 for the game. General Admission tickets are $10 each and are available to purchase at the gate as well as through GoFan.

Here is the complete North roster:

Monday, Nov. 6

JUCO men’s basketball

Northwest CC 95, Dyersburg State 83

JUCO women’s basketball

Northwest CC 59, Dyersburg State 49

Prep boys’ soccer

Center Hill 3, North Pontotoc 1

Prep girls’ soccer

Center Hill 5, North Pontotoc 3

SPORTS ETC.: Due to weather threats on the scheduled day, this week’s Class 6A first round football game with Center Hill at Neshoba Central will be played on Thursday, Nov. 9, instead of Friday, Nov. 10.

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob is also heard on 95.3 The Rebel twice a week with sports updates and high school football play-by-play broadcasts in the fall. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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