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Young Lady Wolverines bow out

By Gene Phelps Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – Only two players remained from East Webster’s 2015 state championship team – Adryana Bell and Jennah Pate. This season, as seniors, they led a team of 17 freshmen and sophomores to the Big House, but the road to the title game ended in Friday’s 43-37 […]

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Okolona dominates in quarterfinals

By Ethan Turner Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – The Chieftains have been consistent all season and all they want is a little respect. After an early season loss to Tupelo, Okolona rolled off 28 wins in a row mostly in blowout fashion. They continued their streak in Jackson on Thursday, March 2, against […]

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Wildcats stand tall

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – The Houlka Wildcats came up short in the man-to-man height matchup with Piney Woods, but it wasn’t reflected on the scoreboard. Houlka got a resounding 82-73 win last Wednesday in the MHSAA 1A State Tournament quarterfinals and moved on to play Ashland in the semifinals Monday. And they […]

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  By Blake Morgan and Gene Phelps Daily Journal JACKSON – One of the best area matchups of the MHSAA State Tournament semifinals feature the Ashland Blue Devils and the Houlka Wildcats, as two of the best players in Class 2A basketball will face off. Today’s tipoff is set for 5:30 p.m. at the Mississippi […]

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Young Lady Wolverines bow out

  By Gene Phelps Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – Only two players remained from East Webster’s 2015 state championship team – Adryana Bell and Jennah Pate. This season, as seniors, they led a team of 17 freshmen and sophomores to the Big House, but the road to the title game ended in Friday’s […]

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Chieftains score 101 in rout of Bay Springs

By Blake Morgan Special to the Chickasaw Journal JACKSON – The Okolona Chieftains had not scored more than 100 points once in the regular season; the Chieftains have now hit the century mark twice in the playoffs. Okolona showed little mercy in the 101-54 win over Bay Springs on Thursday in the MHSAA 2A State Tournament […]

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The men in charge

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – The big guys dominated inside as Okolona pleased the homecrowd and won their tournament in the B. Ford Shootout Saturday night. The 6-foot-6 Ladarrius Spears was in control and got lots of help from teammates feeding him the ball under the rim. Spears scored 18 points in the […]

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PLAYOFF Week 14: High School Football Scores

MHSAA STATE PLAYOFFS (Scores will be updated throughout the night.) Quarterfinals Friday CLASS 6A North Madison Central 38, Tupelo 17 Clinton 27, Warren Central 21, OT South Pearl 44, Meridian 6 Petal 14, Brandon 10 CLASS 5A North West Point 41, Oxford 0 Lake Cormorant 24, Clarksdale 13 South Laurel 45, Hattiesburg 42 Picayoune 40, […]

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PLAYOFF QUARTERFINALS: Tonight’s high school football game previews

TONIGHT’S PLAYOFF GAMES (All kickoffs at 7 p.m.) CLASS 6A Madison Central (9-3-1) at Tupelo (12-0) Madison Central: QB Jack Walker has completed 167 of 279 passes for 1,918 yards, 15 TDs, 8 INTs. … RB Gabe Short has rushed for 952 yards, 8 TDs. … RB Tyshaun White has rushed for 571 yards, 6 […]

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PLAYOFFS: High school football scores

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Tupelo 45, NW Rankin 28 East Side 40, Kossuth 7 Baldwyn 34, South Delta 6 Armory 20, Cleveland 14 Pontotoc 35, Greenwood 14 Oxford 34, Grenada 16 West Point 41, Holmes County Central 7 Lafayette 24, Louisville 7 North Pontotoc 22, Independence 19 East Webster 44, Strayhorn 13 Calhoun City 35, […]

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WEEK 12: High School Football Scores

MHSAA STATE PLAYOFFS First Round Friday 4A North Pontotoc 43, Ripley 0 Noxubee County 47, Gentry 0 Senatobia 34, Itawamba AHS 15 Amory 29, New Albany 18 Cleveland 21, Houston 19 Lafayette 44, Shannon 0 Louisville 35, Raymond 6 Greenwood 34, Caledonia 28 4A South Poplarville 63, Pass Christian 21 Quitman 28, Lawrence County 15 […]

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Daily Journal High School Football Rankings, Oct. 31

LARGE SCHOOLS 1. Tupelo (10-0) 6A: beat Horn Lake 39-19; Friday: at Olive Branch. 2. West Point (9-1) 5A: beat New Hope 34-20; Friday: at Lewisburg. 3. Amory (9-2) 4A: beat Corinth 38-31; Friday: host New Albany 4A playoffs. 4. Pontotoc (10-1) 4A: beat Shannon 55-14; Friday: host Ripley 4A playoffs. 5. Houston (8-3) 4A: […]

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“PLAY BALL!” Houston chasing state title

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal It’s the MHSAA Baseball Championships and there isn’t a bad team in the bunch as the State Playoffs get underway today at Trustmark Park in Pearl. Scheduled to kick off the day’s proceedings at 1 p.m. is the 4A series featuring the Houston Hilltoppers against Newton County. Houston […]

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Great start gives Toppers North State 4A title

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel HOUSTON – The Houston Hilltoppers could not have started any better in Friday night’s Game 2 of the MHSAA Class 4A North championship series. Sophomore Colton Peel made quick work of Ripley in the top of the first. The Houston bats went to work in the the bottom half of […]

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