Meant to do this the other day. Now that the high school page is finally back, so is the Players of the Week feature. To review, last week’s honorees were Katie Cole (Tupelo softball) and Daniel Tunnell (New Albany baseball). But two others were nominated:
• Shelby Howell, Mooreville softball: Shelby was 6-for-10 with a double and 5 RBIs, and played some solid defense, over a three-game span.
• Zach Chavers, Pontotoc baseball: The junior shortstop was 7-for-10 with four doubles, two homers and 6 RBIs in three games for the Warriors.
Now that spring is officially here, we’ll finally be in full spring sports mode – well, I do have that All-Area basketball thing to finish for Sunday. But, I’ll be out at area baseball diamonds this week, just as I was last week (freezing my buns off at those 7 p.m. starts).
Also, I’m working on a story about Dwight Bowling‘s new book; the former Smithville football coach, who’s now at Sulligent, Ala., has published his playbook. I’m sure it’s actually not that simple of a tome, but I haven’t talked with him yet about it.
I’m also planning something on Houlka basketball coach Jimmy Guy McDonald, whom I inadvertently left out of Friday’s centerpiece on 1,000-win coaches. I had this nagging feeling all week as I worked on it that something was amiss. Why it never dawned on me, I’ll never know. That’s typical me.
So I’ve got plenty going on this week. I’m sure you do, too, but I appreciate everyone who stops by to peek at my ramblings. Have a great Monday!