Youth Briefs & Gallery


GREENVILLE/MADISON – Greenville St. Joseph School senior, Emily Mansour, captured the Class 1 North State high school swim championship in the 50 and 100 yard free style. Sophomore Jennifer Mansour placed third and the girls’ team placed fourth overall in points. .
Emily, Jennifer and Michael Mansour all qualified for the State swim meet individually. Emily Mansour, Jennifer Mansour, Kelsi Mixon, Brandi Grothman and Katherine Anne Terracina qualified for State in relays.
The State swim meet is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 1, in Tupelo and will feature swimmers from Greenville St. Joseph, Madison St. Joseph, and Vicksburg St. Aloysius.
We hope to have extended results of the state meet in an upcoming edition of our paper. Congratulations to all our student athletes.
JACKSON – Ian Hennington, a junior at Madison Central High School, won sixth place in congressional debate at the Yale Invitational Tournament in New Haven, CT, on Sunday, Sept. 21.
Ian Hennington is the son of Gary and Tracy Hennington and a member of St. Richard Parish. Congressional debate is a mock legislative assembly competition where students draft bills and resolutions which they and their peers later debate and vote to pass into law.