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Team Elite Mississippi AAU club will move to Aberdeen

Posted 8/7/2013 in Local Sports

It's official. The Team Elite Mississippi Amateur Athletic Union basketball club's new home is Aberdeen. The Aberdeen City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to give Team Elite Mississippi club founder Erise Wilson full access to the city's basketball facilities. In addition, Wilson said the city council approved his use of two classrooms at the city's gymnasium he intends to use for tutoring for the players involved in his travel ball program.

 

 

Local AAU basketball team may be on the move

Posted 8/5/2013 in Local Sports

ABERDEEN -- The Team Elite Mississippi Amateur Athletic Union Basketball Club soon may have a new home.

 

 

Mississippi Magnolias win gold at Senior Olympics

Posted 8/3/2013 in Local Sports

Shelby Stratton couldn't help be confident.

 

 

AAU recognizes four local basketball players

Posted 8/3/2013 in Local Sports

Erise Wilson didn't see it coming. The Team Elite Mississippi Basketball Club Amateur Athletic Union believes in his players, but he also knows that being seen is a crucial element of the AAU circuit.

 

 

Swimming teams have strong showings at state meet

Posted 8/3/2013 in Local Sports

The Mississippi Shockwave Aquatics and the Swim Columbus swimming teams had strong showings last month at the Mississippi State Long-Course Championships at Delta State University in Cleveland.

 

 

Vernon wins golf event in Oxford

Posted 8/2/2013 in Local Sports

Konrad Vernon showed this week his putter can be an effective equalizer.

 

 

Triathlon organizers ready to go with second race

Posted 7/27/2013 in Local Sports

Brad and Melissa Atkins are raring to go. If they were training for the second annual Possum Town Triathlon, the husband and wife likely would be fine-tuning their techniques for each of the three phases of the event. As much as Brad Atkins would love to compete in the event he and his wife helped organize and pull off last year, he knows plenty remains to be done to make sure the next installment of the sprint triathlon at 7 a.m. Aug. 17 goes off just as well as the first one.

 

 

Local unit looks forward to Hoops for Troops basketball event

Posted 7/25/2013 in Local Sports

Even though he does not play or coach, Danny Browning looks forward to the fourth Hoops for Troops benefit basketball tournament.

 

 

Mississippi Magnolias eye title at National Senior Olympics

Posted 7/25/2013 in Local Sports

Competition never gets old.

 

 

Annual Hoops for Troops benefit Saturday at Columbus High

Posted 7/25/2013 in Local Sports

Columbus Walmart General Manager Ernest Robinson dreamed big when he put together the Hoops for Troops basketball project.

 

 

Elite Team Sports hope to fill need in area

Posted 7/24/2013 in Local Sports

The pings off the aluminum bats were welcome sounds to Scott Hannon and Lance Conn.

 

 

MSA State Academy Soccer Camp comes to area

Posted 7/22/2013 in Local Sports

Seeing traffic lights, pulling bibs, and mimicking sounds of race cars don't sound like traditional lessons.

 

 

Columbus Nationals lose opener at Dizzy Dean World Series

Posted 7/20/2013 in Local Sports

SOUTHAVEN -- The Columbus Nationals All-Star baseball team surrendered 10 unearned runs Saturday in an 11-7 loss to Valdosta (Ga.) in its opening game of the Dizzy Dean 12-year-old World Series.

 

 

Columbus Nationals will find out today who they will play at World Series

Posted 7/19/2013 in Local Sports

Chad Moody and the Columbus Nationals are moving blindly into the Dizzy Dean World Series.

 

 

Safety takes on new emphasis for Caledonia pee wee league

Posted 7/10/2013 in Local Sports

CALEDONIA -- The buzz word for Caledonia pee wee football is "safety."

 

 

Columbus Nationals win south state tournament title

Posted 7/10/2013 in Local Sports

For the Columbus National League all-stars, it was a championship three years in the making.

 

 

Columbus Nationals roll into tournament championship

Posted 7/9/2013 in Local Sports

Columbus National League all-star Max Gee feels like his main task is to provide a spark.

 

 

Patience valuable ingredient to tournament survival

Posted 7/8/2013 in Local Sports

Patience is an essential ingredient to baseball and softball enlightenment. It also helps to have a healthy does of patience when you're dealing with Mother Nature and her ability to alter the schedule for a tournament.

 

 

CLRA, Columbus United announce new opportunities for soccer players

Posted 6/15/2013 in Local Sports

As part of the Presidents Cup 2014 Challenge, Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority (CLRA) and the Columbus United Soccer Club have overhauled the summer player development opportunities for soccer players in the area.

 

 

Magnolia Motor Speedway will play host to event this weekend

Posted 6/14/2013 in Local Sports

Magnolia Motor Speedway will play host to the Columbus Convention and Visitor's Bureau Clash at the MAG tonight and Saturday.

 

 

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