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Hopkins ability behind the plate vital to Pine Grove’s success

PINE GROVE—Entering this week, the Pine Grove Panthers were enjoying an 18-6 record as they march towards the Class 1A playoffs. A majority of those wins can be attributed to the offensive production of Panthers’ lineup—batting .365–but hidden between the lines is the contribution of senior catcher Joshua Hopkins. Along with his talent to block […]

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Devahn Englund averaged 26.4 points per game for the Cougars.

Blue Mountain’s Englund named Division 2-1A MVP

Blue Mountain senior Devahn Englund was named the Division 2-1A Most Valuable Player. The shooting guard helped the Cougars to a 13-13 mark on the season by averaging 26.4 points per game. Englund was one of the top five scorers in the state. He also averaged 3.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists. Joining Englund on the […]

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BASEBALL: Tigers blank Commodores, claim No. 1 playoff seed

By John Davis/Oxford Citizen RIPLEY — Some early runs that would have led to some early momentum is what Lafayette coach Greg Lewis was hoping to get from his Commodores Tuesday night. Ripley pitcher Jus Medlin had other ideas. Lafayette loaded the bases in the top of the first inning only to see Medlin get […]

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BASEBALL: Pine Grove limited to five hits in loss to Ingomar

PINE GROVE—The Pine Grove Panthers mustered just five hits against Ingomar pitching on Saturday and fell 7-3 at home. It was just the Panthers second loss in their last 18 games. Falcons’ sophomore third baseman Kelton Hall broke open a scoreless game in the top of the fourth with a three-run home run off Pine […]

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BASEBALL: Panthers pound out 13 hits in win over Blue Mountain

The Pine Grove Panthers held their grip on the No. 1 playoff seed in Division 2-1A with a 13-1 win over Blue Mountain, on Friday. The Panthers swept the season series over the Cougars and are now 18-5, 8-1 in league play. They logged their 16th win in their last 17 games behind a solid […]

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BASEBALL: Tigers shutout Bulldogs, remain perfect in division

RIPLEY—Junior left-hander Cooper Cox struck out 10 in five scoreless innings, senior Marquellus Edgeston hit his first home run of the season and the Ripley Tigers rolled past the New Albany Bulldogs, 10-0, on Friday to remain tied for first place in Division 2-4A at 8-0. The 19-2 Tigers put up four runs in the […]

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BASEBALL: Panthers take sole possession of first place in 2-1A

The Pine Grove Panthers have a stronghold on the Division 1-1A No. 1 playoff seed after a come-from-behind 9-2 win over West Union on Tuesday. Trailing 2-1 in the top of the sixth inning, senior Dalton Morrow, who earned the win in relief of starter Brock Lindley, belted a bases-loaded two-run double for a 3-2 […]

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BASEBALL: Tigers stay perfect in Division 2-4A

The Ripley Tigers earned a 17-2 road win over rival and league foe New Albany, on Tuesday. The two meet again tonight in Ripley. First pitch is set for 7 p.m. The Tigers (18-2) ran their record to 7-0 in Division 2-4A, with a potential showdown with defending league champs Lafayette County for the division […]

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FAST PITCH: Lady Panthers claim 2016 Tippah County Tournament

RIPLEY—The Pine Grove Lady Panthers rallied for a 5-4 win over the Ripley on Friday, then bettered Walnut 9-3 on Saturday to take the 2016 Tippah County Fast Pitch Tournament. Pine Grove lost their final game on Saturday, 8-3, to Falkner, but the Lady Panthers’ earlier head-to-head victories over the Lady Tigers and Lady Wildcats […]

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FAST PITCH: Pine Grove, Walnut claim Tippah County Tournament wins

By Michael H. Miller RIPLEY–The Pine Grove Lady Panthers rallied for a 5-4 win over the Ripley Lady Tigers on Friday’s opening night of the 2016 Tippah County Fast Pitch Tournament. Pine Grove (5-12) takes a 1-0 advantage into today’s action, which begins at 10:30 a.m. with Falkner/Ripley at Ripley High School. The Walnut Lady […]

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