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Coach Vicki Ladner Rutland has been a coach and teacher for over 28 years. She began her career at Lumberton High School with stops at West Marion High School and Northeast Jones High School before calling Lawrence County High School home for almost 16 years. Coach Rutland has coached cheerleaders, tennis, track, softball, junior high boys' basketball, junior high girls' basketball, and high school girls' basketball. As a high school girls' basketball coach, she has amassed 400 career wins, 5 district championships, 1 south state championship, 1 state runner-up, and 2 state championships. Coach Rutland has been selected as the MAC All-Star Head Coach for the Mississippi Team, the MAC All-Star Assistant Coach for the Mississippi Team and the MAC Head Coach for the Mississippi South All-Star Team. She has also served as President of MHSAA District VII twice, has been chosen District Coach of the Year 6 times, MHSAA 4A Girls' Basketball Coach of the Year twice, and Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Educator of the Year.
Coach Pat Bridges Congratulates the following new Cougars for 2021 - 2022:
Jarrius Barnes
Austin Pittman
Dorian Taylor
Girls Coaches:   
Vicki Rutland, Head Coach
Candice McDuffey, Asst. Coach
Jesse Anderson, Volunteer Coach
 
Boys Coaches: 
Pat Bridges, Head Coach
Jan Lewis, Asst. Coach
Taylor Brister, Volunteer Coach

 Pashance Alexander

Jamyia Atterberry

Jaleel Barnes

LaJazmine Barnes, Mgr.

Sania Baylis

Jaedyn Bridges

Jordyn Bridges

Charity Brown, Mgr.

Kapresha Courtney

Tramonica Cleve

Kodi Davis

Arcalia Dixon

Essence Doss

Shakira Garner

Sierra Garner

Jadasia Grandberry, Mgr.

Makayla Hardy

Kierra Jefferson

Ebonee Johnson

Allison Knight

Ashanti Manning

Ry’Kell McCallum

Adyson Parks

Jakerra Smith

Chamia Starks

Lakendria Walker

 

 

#3 Jaheim Ball-Jr.

#4 Tobias Madison-Jr.

#5 A.j Thompson-Jr.

#10 Javion Sutton-Frosh

#11 Kannon Cato-Frosh

#12 Ceshun Jackson-Jr.

#13 Keith Taylor-So.

#14 JaDonovan Davis-Sr.

#20 Trey Jones-So.

#23 Quan Ball-Frosh

#30 Jayvion Cleve-Jr.

#31 Masiyun Lampton-Jr.

#33 Juan Rhodes-Sr.

2018 MHSAA Girls' 4A State Champions 
2011 MHSAA Girls' 4A South State Champions and State Runner-Ups
2019 District 7-4A
2018 District 7-4A
2010 District 7-4A
Superintendent's Scholars
Pashance Alexander
Jordyn Bridges Kapresha Courtney
Adyson Parks
 
Principal's Scholars
Jaedyn Bridges
Charity Brown
Arcalia Dixon
Essence Doss
Lakendria Walker
 
Superintendent's Scholars
Pashance Alexander
Jordyn Bridges
Arcalia Dixon
Adyson Parks
 
Principal's Scholars
LaJazmine Barnes
Jaedyn Bridges
Charity Brown
Essence Doss
Jadasia Grandberry
Lakendria Walker