James Covington, Author at Daily Leader

High School Football

Local players show off talent in Miss-Lou Combine

Brookhaven High defensive back Jemaurian Jones made a name for himself Thursday in the Miss-Lou All-American Combine sponsored by KDMC Performance at King Field. Every ... Read more

by James Covington, Friday, May 27, 2016 10:30 am

KDMC Performance Center

KDMC to host indoor soccer league this summer

One goal at a time, KDMC Performance Center wants to give area soccer players a place to hone their skills. Beginning this summer, a new ... Read more

by James Covington, Saturday, April 30, 2016 9:20 pm


Panther lifters finish strong in state

The Ole Brook Power Panthers finished in sixth place in Class 5A State Powerlifting competition in Jackson Saturday. The Panthers had several players to finish ... Read more

by James Covington, Thursday, April 21, 2016 10:20 am


Franklin Co. beats Enterprise

The Franklin County Bulldogs scored 15 runs in the third and fourth innings to collect a 16-1 win over the Enterprise Yellow Jackets. FCHS will ... Read more

by James Covington, Tuesday, April 12, 2016 11:10 am

Franklin County

Franklin County sweeps Hazlehurst

BUDE – Franklin County senior Chris Cantrell threw a four-inning no-hitter as the FC Bulldogs collected a sweep from Region 7-3A rival Hazlehurst Tuesday night ... Read more

by James Covington, Wednesday, April 6, 2016 11:45 am

Franklin County

Bulldogs sweep Jefferson County

Led by Chris Cantrell’s nine strikeouts, the Franklin High Bulldogs collected a sweep of rival Jefferson County on the diamond Friday. FC won a doubleheader ... Read more

by James Covington, Saturday, March 19, 2016 7:40 pm


Franklin County to retire Collins’ jersey Thursday

The most decorated athlete to come out of Franklin County High School will have his jersey retired Thursday during the halftime of the annual Blue ... Read more

by James Covington, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 12:05 pm


Panthers place third South State powerlift

The Brookhaven Panthers finished third overall in the South State Powerlifting. The Panthers also had several members to qualify for the State meet next month. ... Read more

by James Covington, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 11:20 am

Franklin County

Hart accepts job at Madison Central

MEADVILLE – For the seventh time in 11 years the Franklin County Bulldogs will conduct a head football coaching search. Lincoln County native Anthony Hart ... Read more

by James Covington, Thursday, March 3, 2016 10:36 am

Franklin County

Franklin Co. defeats Cathedral

The Franklin County Diamond Dawgs improved to 3-0 on the season with a thrilling 8-5 victory over Natchez Cathedral Tuesday night in The Swamp in ... Read more

by James Covington, Wednesday, March 2, 2016 12:10 pm

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