The Pony Express

Opinion: And the winner is…

Peyton Thornburg, Foundations of Journalism

May 9, 2018

This year’s NBA playoffs are heating up. As we head into the conference finals, now seems more appropriate than ever to look at which teams will advance to play for the championship. The Lebron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers...

Basketball star Brien Kimmons scores 1,000 career points

Destini Dixon, Foundations of Journalism

May 8, 2018

From fewer than 10 points his freshman year, Brien Kimmons swished his way to scoring 1,000 points his senior year. “Freshman year I had eight points, sophomore year I had 164 points, junior year I had 317 points and senior...

Hype up the hoop

Hunter Finney, Foundations of Journalism

May 8, 2018

The right music can make or break the experience for players and fans at Center Hill basketball games. “The walkout song when the team appears is to hype the crowd and get them ready,” varsity boys basketball head coach...

Dance team continues to build dynasty

Max Lankford, Foundations of Journalism

May 7, 2018

After their consecutive eighth and ninth state titles, the dance team places a strong family bond at the top of their list of priorities. “A dynasty is when you pass on strong traditions from one season to the next,” team...

Memphis fans support addition of Hardaway to basketball staff

Chapman Droke, Foundations of Journalism

May 7, 2018

After a mediocre season in which the Tigers went 21-13, fans have high hopes for a breakthrough this season with the hiring of former University of Memphis standout and retired NBA star Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway. “I think...

Yeoman named coach of the year

William Wright, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Andrew Yeoman has been named the 2018 Desoto County Soccer Coach of the Year. “There is no way that I can take all the credit for winning this award,” said Yeoman, the head boys soccer coach at Center Hill High School....

Archery hits the bullseye in district, North Half competition

Nadia Sumlar, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

The Center Hill Archery team shot their way to victory at the district competition on March 3. The team came in first in the county with a score of 290 from Joe Herbert and Randi Terry’s 279. It was sophomore Faith Johnson’s...

Batter up with the Center Hill softball team

Nadia Sumlar, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

The Center Hill High School softball team has started off their season. “The girls have worked really hard,” said assistant coach Brian Hancock, who added that he is excited for what the season will bring. “I’m looking...