Career & Technical educators on GMK: Trey Culpepper (audio)

February is Career and Technical Education Month. Throughout the month, instructors from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center will be visiting “Good Morning Kosciusko” to speak about the individual programs offered at the center. Tuesday morning’s guest were Mr. Trey Cullpepper, Logan McDaniel, and Savanna Frazier from the Welding program. Hear from Mr. Culpepper and the students in the audio link below.    

Lady Whippets Fall To Lady Tigers, Season Ends

The Kosciusko Lady Whippets were in action tonight playing the Lady Tigers of Ripley High School in the opening round of the Girls 4A MHSAA State playoffs. The Lady Whippets entered the game with a season record of 15-13 while the Lady Tigers entered 15-10 on their season. It was a fast 1st quarter with both teams trying to gain an advantage and the lead when the horn sounded the Lady Tigers were up by 3 points 12-9 over the Lady Whippets. The Lady Tigers …Read More

Career & Technical educators on GMK: Gerald Simmons (audio)

February is Career and Technical Education Month. Throughout the month, instructors from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center will be visiting “Good Morning Kosciusko” to speak about the individual programs offered at the center. Monday morning’s guest was Mr. Gerald Simmons from the Automotive Service and Technology program. Hear from Mr. Simmons in the audio link below.  

Kosciusko, Ethel, McAdams advance to MHSAA basketball playoffs

Several area teams will begin state playoff play this week in the MHSAA Basketball Tournament. Girls teams will begin play Monday night. The boys tournament will begin Tuesday. The first and second round of the tournament will be held at on-campus sites. Play moves to the MS Coliseum beginning with the third round. Teams from Kosciusko, Ethel, McAdams, Durant, and Leake Central will all be participating in the tournament. MHSAA Playoff Schedule: Monday, Feb. 20: Ripley at Kosciusko New Albany at Leake Central Salem at …Read More

KLE sets dates for Kindergarten and Pre-K pre-registration

The Kosciusko School District has announced dates for kindergarten and Pre-K pre-registration for the 2017 – 2018 school year. Pre-K registration will be held at Kosciusko Lower Elementary March 7-9. Kindergarten registration will be held KLE March 21-23. The following documents and items must be brought for registration to be completed: Certified birth certificate Two current proofs of residence (must be in parent/guardian name) Township and range Completed shot record In addition to the preceding list of documents, all children being registered for classes must …Read More

Whippet softball hosting season opening jamboree this weekend

Kosciusko will play host to a season opening jamboree on Saturday. Several teams from central Mississippi are scheduled to appear. The Lady Whippets will play in back-to-back games against Choctaw County and Lake at 2:30 pm and 3:45 pm, respectively. The team is coming off a 24-8 season in 2016 that saw the team go 9-1 in district play and advance to the North Half Championship Series. The jamboree begins at 9:00 am. Admission is $5. Kosciusko Softball Jamboree Schedule: 9:00 am: Morton vs Louisville …Read More

Region tournament basketball continues tonight in Kosciusko and Ethel

Several local area basketball teams will begin semi-final play tonight in region basketball tournaments. In Kosciusko, the Region 4-4A tournament semi-finals will open with #2 seed Lady Gators of Leake Central taking on #3 seed Houston at 4:00 pm. On the other side of the bracket, the #4 seed Lady Whippets, fresh off a 10-point win over Noxubee County in the opening round, will take on the #1 seed Lady Wildcats of Louisville at 7:00* pm. In the boys tournament, Leake Central, the number one …Read More

Career & Technical educators on GMK: Bubba Hodges (audio)

February is Career and Technical Education Month. Throughout the month, instructors from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center will be visiting “Good Morning Kosciusko” to speak about the individual programs offered at the center. Thursday morning’s guests were Bubba Hodges, Christian Gray, and Wyatt Dias from the Construction Technology program. Hear from Mr. Hodges and students in the audio link below.    

MSU’s Rigby named to preseason watch list

Mississippi State pitcher Ryan Rigby has been named to the preseason watch list for 13th annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award. The award is given to college baseball’s top relief pitcher. Rigby went 5-1 in 20 appearances during the 2016 season that saw the Bulldogs capture the SEC Regular Season Championship. Rigby leads the Bulldogs’ returning pitching staff in wins, innings pitched, and strikeouts. The mid-season watch list will be revealed on April 26 and finalists will be announced June …Read More

Lady Whippets advance to tournament semifinals, Whippets fall to Confederates

The Kosciusko Whippet basketball teams went 1-1 during the opening round of Region 4-4A Tournament play Tuesday night. In the first game of the double header, the #4 seed Lady Whippets used a late push and clutch free throw shooting to beat #5 seed Noxubee County 62-52. The Lady Whippets were led by All-Region guard Feria Mays. The senior finished the night 8/13 from the field with 29-pts and 11/12 from the free throw line. The team will take on Louisville in the tournament semifinals …Read More

Career & Technical educators on GMK: Betty Bermond (audio)

February is Career and Technical Education Month. Throughout the month, instructors from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center will be visiting “Good Morning Kosciusko” to speak about the individual programs offered at the center. Tuesday morning’s guest was Mrs. Betty Bermond from the Digital Media program. Hear from Mrs. Bermond in the audio link below.  

City recognizes Career and Technical Education Month

The city of Kosciusko, along with the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center, is celebreating Career and Technical Education Month. Kosciusko Mayor Jimmy Cockroft recently signed the National Career and Technical Education Month proclamation for the month of February 2017. The month is dedicated to career and technical education on a local, state, and national level. In the proclamation, Mayor Cockroft recognized Career and Technical Education for having a profound effect on the economic and technological changes in our community. He also recognized that Career and Technical …Read More