Gentry High School’s football team has received a major boost before the season even starts.
Tuesday night Tavares Johnson announced that he would be resigning as the head coach at Hollandale-Simmons and taking the same position at the Indianola school.
Two basketball players from Gentry High School and one from Indianola Academy were invited to try out for the USA Junior National Team on Sunday at Millsaps College.
Ernest Minton and Darrius Clark represented the Rams, while T.K. Bolden did so for the Colonels.
With six returning starters ready to take the field, the Gentry High Lady Rams fast-pitch softball team will open its season Tuesday at home.
Serving as the Lady Rams’ opening competition at 4:30 p.m. will be J.Z. George High of North Carrollton.