Celebrating Excellence: Coahoma County 2024 Sports Awards


BY Tom Williams | May 22, 2024

Clarksdale, Mississippi – In a vibrant celebration of athletic achievement, Coahoma County recently honored its finest athletes, teams, and coaches for their outstanding performances during the 2022-2023 school year. The awards ceremony, held in the Coahoma County High School gymnasium, was a testament to the dedication, hard work, and sportsmanship exhibited by the county’s athletes and their supporters.

The highlight of the evening was the recognition of the Coahoma County High School girls basketball team. In a thrilling season that showcased their tenacity and skill, the girls clinched the district championship, earning a banner that now proudly hangs in the school gym. The Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) led the ceremony, commending the team for their remarkable achievement and their contribution to the school’s storied athletic tradition.

The Big Red Booster Club, a staunch supporter of Coahoma County athletics, presented several awards to deserving athletes from Monterey. These awards recognized individual excellence and team spirit, celebrating those who have gone above and beyond in their respective sports. The Booster Club’s support has been instrumental in fostering a thriving sports culture within the county.

In a much-anticipated moment, Coach Moore was honored with the prestigious Coach of the Year award. Under his leadership, the Coahoma County High School boys basketball team reached new heights, demonstrating exceptional skill and determination. Coach Moore’s strategic acumen and ability to inspire his players have been pivotal in their journey to success.

The Coahoma County High School boys basketball team received well-deserved accolades for their impressive run in the state championship, finishing as runner-ups. This remarkable achievement highlights the team’s dedication and hard work throughout the season. Their performance has not only brought pride to the school but has also set a high standard for future teams.

The awards ceremony was more than just a recognition of athletic prowess; it was a celebration of community spirit. The collective efforts of the PTO, Big Red Booster Club, coaches, and athletes have created an environment where sportsmanship and excellence thrive. As the banners and awards were presented, the audience was reminded of the power of teamwork and the importance of supporting one another.

As the Coahoma County community reflects on the successes of the past year, there is a palpable sense of excitement for the future. The achievements of the girls basketball team, the accolades from the Booster Club, Coach Moore’s leadership, and the boys basketball team’s remarkable season have set a high bar. With continued support and dedication, Coahoma County athletes are poised to achieve even greater heights in the years to come.

The Coahoma County sports awards ceremony was a fitting tribute to the athletes, coaches, and supporters who have made the 2022-2023 school year a memorable one. Their accomplishments serve as an inspiration to all, embodying the true spirit of competition and community.

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