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Indianola Academy will see a familiar face during the first round of the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools football playoffs this Friday night.

Indianola Academy finished its second undefeated season in as many years on Friday night.

The Colonels defeated the Colts of Lee Academy 44-14 and are headed to the playoffs atop the MAIS AAA rankings.

The Sunflower County Consolidated School District, along with 20 other districts seeking millions from the state in damages related to the Mississippi Adequate Education Program received bad news once again from the state’s court.

Mississippi Valley State University has its new leader, and it is a familiar face.

Although every game they play now has huge playoff ramifications, for the North Sunflower Academy Rebels this week’s road trip to Belzoni is perhaps the most challenging contest of the season.

There finally appears to be some relief coming for the Ruleville Central High Tigers football team.

Horse show champ

Isabella Howell shows “Dixie” in the Mississippi 4-H State Horse Show after winning Champion Saddle and Gaited Mare. Earlier, she had won and qualified in many different classes at the district show in Tunica, allowing her to represent Sunflower County in the state competition.

Hospital Leadership Award

Lisa Miller, an RN at North Sunflower Medical Center, receives the Hospital Leadership of the Year Award from Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency CEO Kevin Stump on July 13 in Jackson. It was part of the fourth annual Spero Awards, which recognize those who help promote organ, eye and tissue donation.

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