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Rebels down Eagles, advance to semifinals

West Union- Hickory Flat came into the Div. 2-1A tournament needing a victory to extend their season. They were set to face Falkner in the opening round, a team they had previously beaten back on Jan. 31. After taking a commanding 18-3 lead from the first quarter, the Rebels never looked back. Falkner picked up […]

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Falkner still searching for answers

By Dillon Barnes   GLEN – After their loss Tuesday, the Falkner Eagles were still looking for their first win on the year. The good news was that the Eagles were set to face another winless team in Alcorn Central. Cade Wilder opened the first quarter as the go to man as he scored six […]

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Pine Grove set to play in HS Jamboree at ICC

Lee Adams/LetsGoICC.com FULTON–Itawamba Community College will host a High School Basketball Jamboree on Saturday, October 29 in the Davis Event Center. Ten area high schools will participate in the Jamboree that is being put on by Tremont High School. The games will be two eight minute quarters and Saltillo and Hamilton boys will start the […]

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Basketball camp to be held in Ashland

ASHLAND — A Harlem Legends “Shoot for the Stars” Basketball Camp will be held in Ashland at the end of the month. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 7-14 and is geared towards all skill levels. It will be directed by Legendary Harlem Globetrotter Michael Douglas. The camp is intended to help […]

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Little things made the difference as Ripley falls to Shannon

FULTON–In a back-and-fourth affair that literally went to the buzzer, the Ripley Tigers lost a 58-56 decision to the Shannon Red Raiders  in the Rumble On The River Tournament at Itawamba Community College on Saturday. Dewayne Cox, who had a team-high 19 points, sank a pair of free throws to knot the game at 56 […]

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BASKETBALL: Ripley, New Albany renew rivalry tonight

RIPLEY—Growing up in Union County and playing at basketball-rich Ingomar, first-year Ripley coach Adam Kirk knows a lot about basketball and rivalry games. Tonight he steps back into a life-long rivalry with New Albany from the other side of Hwy. 15. The Bulldogs will visit the RHS Event Center for a rare non-division affair. Girls […]

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Fryar accomplishes long-standing goal with Lady Tigers

By Blake Long/NEMCC BOONEVILLE – Anna Fryar’s lifelong dream will come to fruition when Northeast Mississippi Community College begins the upcoming season. Fryar is set to join the Lady Tigers, who have claimed ten Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) state championships, during the 2014-15 campaign. “It’s great to have her as a […]

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Falkner’s Williams, Walnut’s Burroughs sign basketball scholarships with Northwest CC

This week, Falkner’s Brianna Williams and Walnut’s Morgan Burroughs signed basketball scholarships with Northwest Mississippi Community College. On Tuesday, Williams, a shooting guard,  inked with the Lady Rangers following a stellar four years at Falkner. This season she averaged a state Class 1A best 30.4 points per game. The year included 17 games with 30 […]

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Blue Mountain Junior High girls, Ripley Middle School boys win county titles

Blue Mountain junior high coach Jeff Lollar saw that he had some talent with his seventh and eighth girls team, but he did see a championship coming. Last Thursday the young Lady Cougars defeated the Chalybeate Lady Warriors 54-17 to win the girls’ championship of the Tippah County Junior High Tournament. It was the school’s […]

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Rebels fall to Falkner, victorious over Pine Grove

HICKORY FLAT — the Hickory Flat Rebels basketball team recently played Falkner  and Pine Grove back to back. The team suffered a loss against Falkner, but earned a win against Pine Grove. In the Friday, Dec. 20 game against Falkner, the final score was 61-43. “We played a great first five minutes. We executed and […]

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