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Lady Tigers show resolve, fall in girls 4A title game

Jackson- Ripley was no stranger to Division 2-4A foe, Lafayette, as the two teams met twice this year with the Lady Tigers never inching closer than 19 points in margin of defeat. But these outcomes have no bearings on their matchup in the Class 4A Girls State Championship. In the first quarter, Montara Crum was […]

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Lady Tigers stun Byhalia, move to 4A title game

Jackson- Back on January 20th, Ripley traveled to Byhalia for a Div. 2-4A matchup. Byhalia had their way with the Lady Tigers beating Ripley 68-44, a 24-point margin. But when teams are playing in the state tournament, old scores are never remembered only the current score matters and that is exactly how the Lady Tigers […]

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Lady Panthers clinch a spot in 1A state title game

Jackson- Pine Grove entered this contest knowing they were one game away from another goal, a state championship game berth. Loren Elliot knew what was at stake in the first quarter. Elliot dropped 11 of the team’s 17 first quarter points giving Pine Grove a 17-7 lead at the end of one quarter. Haley Vick […]

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Tigers end season against Leake Central

Jackson- Ripley boys have sailed uncharted waters this season. The Tigers have one of the best players in the state in Dewayne Cox, and a good supporting cast that features two seniors, Cole Rodgers and Tae Cox. These three players have accomplished many things in their time at Ripley, and sure did not want their […]

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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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