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HS FOOTBALL: Walnut, Falkner suffer playoffs losses

ROSEDALE–The Walnut Wildcats sought their first second round Class 2A playoff win for the first time since 2008 but they couldn’t keep pace with the West Bolivar Eagles on Friday, falling 52-14. West Bolivar (10-3) pounced on the Wildcats early and often in the first half to lead 32-0 at the break and 52-0 after […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Eagles roll Lions, make playoffs

FALKNER—Another week, another win for the Falkner Eagles, but this one has been the biggest of the year. Friday, the Eagles flew past the Biggersville Lions 58-22, claiming their fourth straight win to secure the fourth and final playoff spot in Division 1-1A. It’s their sixth consecutive trip to the postseason. The Eagles offense has […]

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FRIDAY NIGHT PREVIEW: Playoff implications on the line for Ripley, Falkner and Walnut

Tonight’s “Hwy. 15 Rivalry,” the annual gridiron showdown between Ripley and New Albany, is about more than just bragging rights for the first time in a long time. Ripley, currently the No. 2 seed in Division 2-4A travels to face New Albany, the No. 4 seed. The Tigers must win or lose by no more […]

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SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS: Pine Grove advances in Class 1A

By Michael H. Miller and Kedrick Storey PINE GROVE—The Pine Grove Lady Panthers are moving on in the MHSAA Class 1A State Slow-pitch Softball playoffs for the second year in a row after sweeping the Falkner Lady Eagles 11-4 and 7-4 on Tuesday. Pine Grove (20-8) will face Division 4-1A champs, Hamilton, on Saturday, Oct. […]

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WE MEET AGAIN: Falkner and Pine Grove faceoff for fourth time as Class 1A playoffs get underway

PINE GROVE—The Falkner Lady Eagles and the Pine Grove Lady Panthers have met on a slow-pitch softball field three times already this season. Today they will meet at least two more times and possibly a third. This evening Falkner (17-11) will travel to Pine Grove (18-8) to start the 2016 MHSAA Class 1A Slow-Pitch Softball […]

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Ripley gets big road win; Walnut blanks Potts Camp; Falkner falls to Vardaman

WALNUT 20, POTTS CAMP 0: Monterio Hunt rushed 16 times for 83 yards and a score in the first half. With the Wildcats ahead 8-0 at the half, he returned the second half kick 85 yards for a TD. Sophomore QB Kevin Hurley was 5 for 11 for 99 yards, one TD and one INT. Walnut […]

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SOFTBALL: Lady Panthers pick up a win over Falkner

FALKNER–The Pine Grove Lady Panthers pounded 13 hits in a 10-0 win over the Falkner Lady Eagles on Saturday. Pine Grove started fast with four runs in the first inning, on the back of four straight singles, and plated three runs in the second for an early 7-0 advantage. They added a run in the […]

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TOUGH NIGHT: Falkner, Ripley and Walnut fall on Friday

It was a tough Friday night for high school football in Tippah County as Falkner, Ripley and Walnut all suffered losses. Falkner (0-4) was shutout, 34-0, by West Lowndes in the Division  1-1A opener for both teams. Walnut (4-2) fell on the road at Benton County, 14-0. Ripley (3-2) had its three-game winning streak snapped […]

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After five weeks, football coaches see good and bad

The first part of the high school football season is in the books and Tippah County schools have fared well. Walnut leads the pack at 4-1, with a four-game winning streak. Ripley (3-1) has won three in a row and Falkner (0-3) still seeks their first win of the season. All three head coaches said […]

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SOFTBALL: Lady Eagles move to 3-0 in league play

FALKNER—The Falkner Lady Eagles improved to a commanding 3-0 in the Division 1-1A standings by taking a 12-6 comeback victory over the Biggersville Lady Lions on Monday and winning 19-6 at Thrasher on Tuesday. At home against Biggersville on Monday, the Lady Eagles trailed 5-0 after three and a half innings before starting a rally […]

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