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The Dart: Softball player perfects her pitching

Marlie Hargon said she began playing T-ball when she was 5 and has enjoyed playing softball ever since. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Sunday, August 9, 2020 12:00 am

Cathedral sports

Cathedral High Green Wave to kick-off football season Friday

NATCHEZ — The Cathedral High School Green Wave will play their first football game on Friday against Wayne Academy. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Friday, August 7, 2020 7:27 pm

ACCS sports

Local schools aim to keep football fans safe at home games

NATCHEZ —  Local football fans should expect many changes when attending games at local stadiums this fall. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:16 pm

Natchez High sports

Natchez High School hosted social injustice panel

NATCHEZ — Student-athletes at Natchez High School listened to a panel of five professionals talk on Thursday morning inside the Steckler Multi-Purpose building about social ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:27 pm

BREAKING NEWS

LHSAA pushes back football season start date

NATCHEZ —The beginning of the 2020 football season for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association has been pushed back to Oct. 8. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:37 pm

Cathedral sports

Cathedral Lady Green Wave shutout St. Aloysius in first win of season

NATCHEZ — The Cathedral High School Lady Green Wave shutout the St. Aloysius High School Lady Flashes in the 12-0 victory on Monday at Cathedral. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:49 pm

Other sports

Two-hole playoff decides winner of city golf championship

NATCHEZ — Jordan Farmer wins the 2020 Bill McKenney Memorial City Golf Championship in a two-hole playoff against Tom Bryant on Sunday at Duncan Park ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:39 pm

Sports

Tie going into Day 2 of Duncan Park golf championship

NATCHEZ — Day one of a two-day golf championship at Duncan Park Golf Course ended in a tie for first place. Jordan Farmer and Trampus ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:01 pm

Other sports

Miss-Lou minor league baseball players shine in exhibition game

VIDALIA — Ken Scott of Mississippi College was responsible for five runs including the game-winning hit for the Mustang Elite in the 10-9 victory over ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:15 pm

Cathedral sports

Former Miss-Lou athletes make careers out of passion for sports

NATCHEZ — Three former Miss-Lou athletes have made careers out of their passion for sports. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Saturday, July 25, 2020 10:29 am

Other sports

Former Jefferson County Tigers football player hosts clinic to help recruit Miss-Lou football players

NATCHEZ — A former Jefferson County High School football player hosted the NAX-D DB Clinic in Natchez last Wednesday through Friday at Crossroads Facility, which ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Saturday, July 25, 2020 10:29 am

News

The Dart: Two close friends remember good times

Patrick Armsted and Debra Hopkins were reminiscing about the good days in Natchez when The Dart landed Wednesday afternoon on the Natchez Bluff. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:00 am

News

Vidalia mayor, aldermen sworn into office Friday

Newly elected officials for the Town of Vidalia were sworn into office on Friday at the Vidalia Conference and Convention Center. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Friday, July 24, 2020 7:53 pm

News

Vidalia High School celebrates 91 graduates

VIDALIA —Heat and sunshine drenched upon 91 Vidalia High School graduates and their parents on last Friday evening on the Vidalia High School football field. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Saturday, July 18, 2020 8:03 pm

Other sports

Pleasant surprise for widow of Natchez-Adams Girls Softball League board member

NATCHEZ — Belinda Brashier said she drove to the Natchez-Adams Girls Softball League closing ceremonies on Tuesday thinking she would be attending a tree-planting ceremony ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Thursday, July 16, 2020 7:46 pm

News

Concordia Parish Academy honors 10 graduates Tuesday evening

Ten graduates of the Concordia Parish Academy of Math, Science and Technology received their diplomas during a graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Thursday, July 16, 2020 6:38 pm

Sports

Natchez Adams County Public Pool opens under new safety protocols

NATCHEZ — Visitors must wear a mask when entering the Natchez Adams County Public Pool facility but once inside they can take off the mask ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:06 pm

Sports

Vidalia High School basketball player signs to play college basketball

VIDALIA — Roderick Ransom Jr. of Vidalia made an announcement with family and coaches surrounding him on last Saturday. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:06 pm

Ferriday High sports

Ferriday High School Trojans football team to receive rings on Wednesday

FERRIDAY — The Ferriday High School Trojans will have a ring ceremony at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the front parking lot of Ferriday High School. Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:05 pm

News

The Dart: Teacher anticipates upcoming school year

VIDALIA — Delores Whitley was sitting on a bench and staring at the Mississippi River when The Dart landed at the Vidalia Landing on Wednesday ... Read more

by Patrick Murphy, Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:04 am

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