VOLLEYBALL: Lady Wave volleyball (15-13, 4-3) defeated Corinth and Hernando last week. Their win over Hernando gave them the No. 3 spot in this week’s playoffs. THS will travel to No. 2 Madison Central Tuesday at 5:30. The winner will travel to DeSoto Central Thursday for the Class III quarterfinals.
XC: THS will compete in the Tupelo Tune-Up Oct. 25.
FOOTBALL: Tupelo (5-3, 1-3) battled a strong No. 2 South Panola last Friday but lost 27-10. The loss was Trent Hammond’s first at Golden Wave Stadium. THS will travel to DeSoto Central Friday for a must-win division game. The pregame show and entire game will be streamed LIVE at www.goldenwaveathletics.com.
WINTER SPORTS: Basketball, soccer, powerlifting, and bowling may begin after-school practices tomorrow. Contests starts Nov. 13th and 14th.
BLANKETS OF THE WEEK:
- Sophomore defensive specialist Raven McHaney continues her leadership through enthusiasm and endless positive energy on and off the court. She finished the regular season with 75 digs.
- 8th grade runner Leanna Long continues to put in very solid performances in key spots. Her 21:18 5K made her Tupelo’s 4th finisher at Starkville. 9th grader Grant Yancey had a breakout race, running 18;32 on a tough hilly 5K course in Starkville.
- Senior RB Tavonta Hadley had 100 yards on 18 carries in Friday’s loss to South Panola.