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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BASEBALL: Murphy, Eagles roll past Panthers to capture No. 2 seed

FALKNER–Senior lefty Wesley Murphy got a shot from his doctor, the nod from his coach and then pitched seven masterful innings to help the Falkner Eagles roll past the Pine Grove Panthers 9-1 in a Division 1-1A battle with playoff implications on Thursday. Murphy had been ruled out to pitch for the Eagles after battling […]

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BASEBALL: Playoff implications on the line tonight as Eagles host Panthers in 1-1A

FALKNER–Tonight, the Falkner Eagles (8-8, 5-1) will host the Pine Grove Panthers (11-10, 4-3) at 6 p.m. at the Falkner Park in a crucial game for both teams’ high school baseball playoff aspirations. The Eagles can lock up the division’s No. 2 seed, while a loss by Pine Grove, the current No. 3 seed, could […]

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BULLSEYE: County archery teams in state championships

JACKSON—The 2014 State Archery Championships are today and archers from Blue Mountain, Pine Grove and Ripley are among the hundreds shooting for titles at the Kirk Fordice Equine Center in Jackson. Ripley took a team of 24, Pine Grove 18 and Blue Mountain 14. Ripley recently finished among the top three North Class 4A schools […]

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BASEBALL: Panthers in race for high school baseball playoffs

PINE GROVE—Friday, the Pine Grove Panthers defeated the Wheeler Eagles 10-2 behind a complete game performance from Britt Lindley. With the Division 1-1A win, Pine Grove improved to 4-2 in league play, good enough for the No. 3 playoff spot as the postseason looms. Four division foes remain on their schedule, including a county showdown […]

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BASEBALL: Hobson’s walk-off lifts Tigers over Bulldogs

RIPLEY–With the Ripley Tigers and New Albany Bulldogs tied in the bottom of the seventh of their Division 2-4A showdown on Tuesday night, Ripley senior Aleck Hobson said he was looking for one pitch when he stepped to the plate with the wining run at second base. A slider. And he found it. Hobson belted […]

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ARCHERY: Pine Grove wins first match of the season

WEST UNION–Tuesday, the Pine Grove archery team won a three-team match at West Union High School. It was their first team win of the season. Pine Grove, scored their best total of the year, 3,033 points to better West Union’s 2,663 and Blue Mountain’s 2,458. Pine Grove’s Caytee Rogers  and Logan Trull each scored 276, […]

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Around the County: Sports news and notes

Baseball/Fast-Pitch scores Baseball (April 9-13) Ripley 16, Byhalia 2 Ripley 15, Byhalia 0 Hatley 7, Walnut 2 West Union 13, Pine Grove 3 Ripley 8, Senatobia 6 Pine Grove 10, Wheeler 2 Ripley 7, Myrtle 6 Fast Pitch (April 9-13) East Union 10, Walnut 1 Falkner 7, Pine Grove 5 Jumpertown 13, Falkner 2 BMC […]

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REWIND: Falkner Baseball wins wild one over Tremont

FALKNER—As this week begins, the Falkner Eagles sit as the Division 1-1A No. 2 seed in the race for the high school baseball playoffs. Falkner won back-to-back division games over the weekend to improve to 5-1 in league play, but they needed a wacky finish to claim victory on Friday. Against the visiting Tremont Eagles, […]

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BASEBALL: Tigers rally past Warriors to clinch playoff berth

SENATOBIA–Thursday, the Ripley Tigers earned a MHSAA high school baseball playoff berth for the first time since 2011, but they had to rally to claim it. Trailing the Senatobia Warriors 3-0 in the top of the fifth inning, Ripley took advantage of five Senatobia errors, scoring seven runs they would make hold up for an […]

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Falkner’s Williams, Walnut’s Burroughs sign basketball scholarships with Northwest CC

This week, Falkner’s Brianna Williams and Walnut’s Morgan Burroughs signed basketball scholarships with Northwest Mississippi Community College. On Tuesday, Williams, a shooting guard,  inked with the Lady Rangers following a stellar four years at Falkner. This season she averaged a state Class 1A best 30.4 points per game. The year included 17 games with 30 […]

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