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.
ABERDEEN -- The Team Elite Mississippi Amateur Athletic Union Basketball Club soon may have a new home.
Shelby Stratton couldn't help be confident.
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.
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.
Konrad Vernon showed this week his putter can be an effective equalizer.
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.
Even though he does not play or coach, Danny Browning looks forward to the fourth Hoops for Troops benefit basketball tournament.
Competition never gets old.
Columbus Walmart General Manager Ernest Robinson dreamed big when he put together the Hoops for Troops basketball project.
The pings off the aluminum bats were welcome sounds to Scott Hannon and Lance Conn.
Seeing traffic lights, pulling bibs, and mimicking sounds of race cars don't sound like traditional lessons.
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.
Chad Moody and the Columbus Nationals are moving blindly into the Dizzy Dean World Series.
CALEDONIA -- The buzz word for Caledonia pee wee football is "safety."
For the Columbus National League all-stars, it was a championship three years in the making.
Columbus National League all-star Max Gee feels like his main task is to provide a spark.
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.
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 the Columbus Convention and Visitor's Bureau Clash at the MAG tonight and Saturday.
2. No. 7 EMCC rebounds by crushing Coahoma C.C. COLLEGE SPORTS
3. Fitzgerald comes out throwing in victory COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Lamar County wins to set up showdown against Sulligent HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. West Point continues dominance, blanks Grenada HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS