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Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 12:00am

In Thursday’s regional tournament, the Tupelo Tigers slid by Buffalo Valley in a 1-0 win. Though hard fought, the Tigers then defeated Mountain View-Gotebo 4-0. Friday once again brought Tupelo and Mountain View-Gotebo together in the championship game. Tupelo took a first inning 3-0 lead and never looked back, taking the regional title in the 13-3 win. Front L to R: Cash Wafford, Nate Medcalf, Zane Wilkerson, Talyon D’Aguanno, Harley Davidson, Taecyn Meek, Caiden Kingston, Luke Foreman, and Brody McCollum. Back L to R: Asst. Coach Joel Medcalf, Peyton Bills, Tyler Jett, Kolt Carrel, Cody Airington, Davin Weller, Dalton O’Dell, Colton Bourland, Jas Hunter, Chase Billy, Colby Hamer, and Coach Clay Weller.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 12:00am

COALGATE LADY CATS AND THEIR NEW SCOREBOARD — From left (back) - Marie House, Faith Grant, Emma Thomas, Kaylie Trevathan, Josi Lackey, Rainey Davidson, Nevaeh Parker, Myca Farris, Jaci Lackey, Braedy Wardrope, Brylee Rice, Jordana Fuller, Abi Looney, Natalie Washburn, Raeleigh Madden, Kodi Graham, Macy Delozier; (front) - Breana Hale, Chloe Brown.

Sports

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 12:00am

TREY WILKINSON SIGNS WITH CARL ALBERT — Coalgate senior Trey Wilkinson signed a letter of intent on March 30 with Carl Albert State College in Poteau, OK where he will become a member of the Vikings baseball team. Trey has been a member of the Coalgate Wildcat baseball team for four years and the football team for three years and says he is looking forward to continuing his education and baseball career at Carl Albert. Above, his family joins him at the signing event. From left (seated) – Natalie Wilkinson, mother; Trey Wilkinson; Phillip Wilkinson, dad; (standing) – Kamryn Wilkinson, sister; Barbara Wilkinson, grandmother; Debbie Weese, grandmother; Easton Wilkinson, brother.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 12:00am

The 1962 Coalgate High School football team — which was the outstanding team since the undefeated team of 1956 — is being recognized for their season record of nine wins, two losses and a tie.

Columns

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 12:00am

This Sunday is Mother’s Day. A very special time for many of us who have such special memories of our very special mothers. When I was a child, my mom was the person I ran to when I was in pain or hurting. Or when I was worried about God and other celestial matters, you can be sure I ran to her for advice. She was my first advisor after I learned I needed to give my life to Jesus. She never gave me any bad advice in these matters.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 12:00am

This was the first time our church was scheduled to minister to the folks in our nursing home here in Coalgate since the COVID disaster.