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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Ripley 8U Softball All-Stars compete well in Dizzy Dean World Series

  SOUTHAVEN—The Ripley 8U All-Stars completed a summer of fun and softball wins last Saturday at the Dizzy Dean World Series. Playing at the Greenbrook Baseball Complex in Southaven, the squad finished 2-2 in the double elimination tournament held July 17-20.  “I thought we did real good and we all tried our best. I liked […]

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Walnut’s Quinn gains knowledge at Manning Passing Academy

THIBODAUX, LA.—Walnut quarterback Will Quinn hopes the three days worth of guidance from the nations top signal callers he received at the 18th Manning Passing Academy July 10-14 at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La. will help him be better in the pocket during his senior season for the Wildcats. While soaking in knowledge from […]

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Tippah County coaches praise MHSAA’s proposed move of state football championships

CLINTON—The Mississippi High School activities Association (MHSAA) is working on a plan to relocate the state football championships to college venues in Oxford and Starkville for the next six years and Tippah County high school football coaches praise the proposed move. “I love it. It makes it a lot easier for us geographically,” said Walnut […]

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Ripley assistant Tyler Reed headed to Oxford

By John Davis Daily Journal OXFORD–A new energy is what Drew Tyler thinks his recently hired assistant coach, Tyler Reed, brings to the basketball program for the Oxford High Chargers. Reed comes to OHS from Ripley High School, but he isn’t a stranger to the school district. He performed his student teaching at the old […]

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Batting for Better Futures Softball Tournament set for Saturday

RIPLEY—The inaugural “Batting For Better Futures” Softball Tournament is set for Saturday, July 19 at Peoples Bank Sportsplex on Smith Park Drive in Ripley. All proceeds from the Jack and Jill-ruled, double-elimination tournament will go to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Mississippi, the parent organization for the Ripley Unit located inside Ripley […]

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Locals part of 10U USSSA World Series champions

  It was a big July 4th weekend for Falkner’s Carson Rowland. The 11- year old helped the Tombigbee Tribe traveling baseball team capture the 10u USSSA World Series championship during the season’s final tournament  (July 2-5) in Orange Beach,  Ala. The team, based in Saltillo and coached by Chris Deaton, went 5-2-1 in the tournament, winning 11-5 over EM […]

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Campers enjoy sun, rain at annual NEMCC Softball Camp

By Blake Long NEMCC BOONEVILLE—Northeast Mississippi Community College’s softball continued through the rain on its final day to successfully complete its annual youth summer camp May 27-29 at David Carnell Memorial Field in Bonneville.The three-day event was open to students ages seven years old through upcoming high school freshman. Several experienced area coaches and players […]

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Walnut’s Clifton, Robinson among NEMCC national Academic Award winners

By Blake Long NEMCC  COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.—Northeast Mississippi Community College’s athletic programs once again excelled not only in athletic competition, but also in the classroom during the 2013-14 school year. Six of Northeast’s eight sports that are sanctioned by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) garnered recognition as an All-Academic Team for maintaining a […]

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Ripley native lands spot in Nike commercial featuring NBA’s Kevin Durant

MEMPHIS—Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time. If you’ve gotten a chance to catch the newest Kevin Durant commercial by Nike, not only did you see this year’s NBA Most Valuable Player, but you also saw a Tippah County native. A shot of Ripley’s Amberly Rogers can been seen […]

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Powell approved to lead Falkner girls basketball

FALKNER–Anna Lisa Powell of Ecru has been hired as the new head basketball coach for the Falkner Lady Eagles. The hire was approved by the North Tippah School Board last week, according to Falkner Principal Jennifer Stroupe. Powell, 24, was an assistant at New Albany High School the past three seasons under Lady Bulldogs coach […]

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