About Kedrick Storey

Born and raised in Ripley. Mississippi State graduate. Southern Sentinel sports writer since Sept. 29, 2008. I also offer ground support to the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal.

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HS BASKETBALL: Lady Tigers rounding into form

RIPLEY—After a slow start to the 2015-16 high school basketball season, the Ripley Lady Tigers look to be rounding into form. An up and down first half of the year has gave way to a 16-7 mark as they prepare to be a No. 3 seed in next week’s Division 2-4A tournament. First-year coach Steve […]

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Lady Panthers win Division 1-1A regular season crown

The difference last Friday’s showdown between Biggersville and Pine Grove girls for the Division 1-1A tournament’s No. 1 seed came down to making shots. Pine Grove (17-9, 9-1) made a few more down the stretch. Facing a 12-point fourth quarter deficit, eighth-grade guard Loren Elliott scored 13 points, including a go-ahead three-point play with 1:17 […]

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Deshaun Alexander was the Division 1-1A Offensive MVP. He signed to play at Northeast Mississippi Community College on Wednesday.

Falkner’s Alexander signs with Northeast Tigers

FALKNER–Falkner Eagles wide receiver Deshaun Alexander signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) during a ceremony inside the Falkner High School auditorium on Wednesday’s National Signing Day. Surrounded by family at a table draped in a black-and-gold Falkner throw, topped with a metallic black Eagles’ helmet, Alexander […]

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SUPER ALUMS: SB winners Simmons, Miller honored at Ripley High School

RIPLEY—The threat of severe weather postponed Tuesday’s Kossuth at Ripley High School basketball game, but it didn’t stop the NFL High School Super Bowl Honor Roll presentation. Before the school dismissed at 1 p.m., Super Bowl winners Kendall Simmons (Pittsburgh Steelers XL, XLIII) and Jim Miller (San Francisco 49ers VLI), who both played varsity football […]

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Ripley NFL Super Bowl High School Honor Roll presentation set for tonight

RIPLEY–Super Bowl champions and Ripley High School graduates Kendall Simmons and Jim Miller will present commemorative Wilson Golden Footballs to the Ripley football team on behalf of the NFL’s Super Bowl High School Honor Roll program. Simmons, who played offensive lineman and won two NFL titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers (2005, 2008) and Miller a […]

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Vick’s double-double guides Lady Panthers over Wheeler

PINE GROVE–Haley Vick came off the bench with a double-double–15 points and 15 rebounds–to help the Pine Grove Lady Panthers roll to a 51-30 win over Wheeler on Friday. The victory pushed Pine Grove to 14-9, 6-1 in Division 1-1A. Vick, a sophomore guard, thought she played one of her best games but passed the […]

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SOCCER: Ripley rolls past Lafayette, advances in playoffs

RIPLEY–Alex Ruedas put Ripley on the board with a goal in the 19th minute, Francisco Romero added two more scores and the Ripley boys soccer team won 4-0 over Lafayette County in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs on Monday. It was the first postseason game and victory for the program since […]

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Walnut’s Britt named MaxPreps HS Player of the Week

By MaxPreps.com ATLANTA, Ga.– The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced the winners of its High School Players of the Week presented by MaxPreps.com for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 10 and Walnut’s Regan Britt was among the honorees. In its inaugural year the WBCA High School Player of the Week is presented to a […]

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Wilbanks named MACJC Player of the Week after setting new career highs

By Blake Long/NEMCC JACKSON – Shelby Wilbanks has received another statewide distinction after helping the Northeast Mississippi Community College women’s basketball program even its record with two big wins. Wilbanks was tabbed as the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) Player of the Week for games contested between January 18-24. It was her […]

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RMS sweeps Tippah County Junior High Tournament

RIPLEY–Ripley Middle School swept the 2016 Tippah County Junior High Tournament, claiming the girls’ and boys’ titles at the RMS Gym on Thursday. The Lady Tigers avenged last year’s loss to the Chalybeate Lady Warriors with a 44-33 victory behind 15 points from Amelya Hatch and Sierra Jackson and 11 from Rivers Adams. Leading by […]

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