Archive | August, 2012

ST trustees OK donations from Football Boosters, PG Class of 2002

RIPLEY – The South Tippah School Board took care of the following items of business during its meeting Tuesday, Aug.14. Trustees: –Approved the following donations: $4043.50 to Ripley High School from the RHS Football Boosters; $240 from the Class of 2002 to Pine Grove toward new baseball field. –Approved a series of fundraisers from RHS, […]

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Northeast Tigers football season opener postponed to Saturday

BOONEVILLE–Football is finally back. However, the waiting will continue due to Hurricane Isaac, which forced both Northeast and Copiah-Lincoln officials to postpone Thursday’s scheduled match-up to Saturday, Sept. 1 at 2 p.m. Tiger fans can catch all of this season’s action by tunning in to WNAU AM 1470 in New Albany, the new “Voice of […]

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FRIDAY FOOTBALL PREVIEW for Aug. 31

Benton County Buccaneers (1-1) at Falkner Eagles (2-0), 7:30 p.m. The Falkner Eagles have a chance to start the season 3-0 for the first time since 2003, when they host the Benton County Buccaneers Friday…Last week, the Eagles won big over Walnut, breaking a seven-game losing streak to their North Tippah rival. The Buccaneers, a […]

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Many honored during Ripley Main Street Annual Awards Dinner

RIPLEY — Ripley Main Street Association held its Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday evening, Aug. 23, on the lawn of the Robinson House Tippah County Historical Museum. Attendees met and mingled to the sounds of Main Street Jazz while enjoying tasty appetizers at 6:30 p.m. Dinner was served at 7 p.m. It was the ninth […]

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Pine Grove Lady Panthers set of face Ingomar

INGOMAR—Tuesday, the Pine Grove Lady Panthers (6-2, 0-1 in Div 2-1A) dropped their season’s first league game to the West Union Lady Eagles 11-7, snapping a five-game winning streak. Today–granted the weather cooperates– they get back into league play as they travel to meet the Ingomar Lady Falcons. First pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m. […]

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HS football stats through Week 2

PASSING (Top 3) Cody James, RHS: 16-for-32, 194 yards, 2 INT. Jase Stroupe, FHS: 8-for-15, 136 yards, 1 TD. Dillon Barnes, WHS: 9-for-23, 103 yards, 1INT. RUSHING (Top 5) Jeramie Lawrence, FHS: 33 carries, 269 yards (134.5/game), 7 TD. Cody James, RHS: 37 carries, 225 yards (112.5/game), 7 TD. Montrell Gray, RHS: 31 carries, 186 […]

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JOE BOWL: EAGLES WIN!

WALNUT—For the first time in nine years, the Joe Bowl trophy will have a new home—Falkner High School.  Thursday, in the 12th edition of the Joe Bowl, the Falkner Eagles dominated both sides of the ball, rushing for 316 yards and limiting Walnut to 173 total yards, as they routed the Wildcats 40-7 before a […]

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Tigers top Vikings 42-28

RIPLEY— Following an emotional opening-night loss to the New Albany Bulldogs last Friday, the Ripley Tigers were in need of a win. In that game, the Tigers’ offense didn’t get going until the second half. In Friday’s home opener at Tiger Stadium it was clicking from the start and the Tigers got the win. In […]

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SLIDE SHOW: August Softball

Kedrick Storey

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BMC cross country starts Sept. 1

BLUE MOUNTAIN–Blue Mountain College cross country begins its season Sept. 1 and so far the Toppers new coach likes what he’s seen from his first team. Phillip Laney, a veteran high school coach in North Mississippi, is in his first year as head of the BMC program after the resignation of Heather Duley. “From what […]

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