Despite being the defending south state champions, Columbia Academy has struggled through its first 15 games. With four starters graduating and Macey Jones transferring, head coach Dale Watts said the Lady Cougars (4-11) are essentially rebuilding on the fly.
The East Marion Lady Eagles basketball squad is no stranger to success with back-to-back undefeated campaigns in district play and reaching the Final Four two years ago and the second round of the playoffs last year.
It’s time to turn the page as we do every December and turn out attention away from football to basketball. But before I get into this year’s basketball teams, I just have to say I don’t think I’ve ever had more fun covering football in Marion County as I did this year.