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Falkner’s Lawrence named Div. 1-1A Offensive Player of the Year

FALKNER–The All-Division 1-1A Football Team was released on Tuesday and 11 Falkner Eagles were honored for their play on the football field in 2014. including senior RB Jeremie Lawrence, who was tapped as the Offensive Player of the Year. Lawrence rushed for 1,404 yards and had 17 total touchdowns. He helped Falkner to their third […]

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Walnut’s Linton wins second Div. 1-2A Player of the Year award

WALNUT–Walnut senior running back Armani Linton received yet another football accolade on Tuesday. For the second year in a row, the Ole Miss football commit was named the Div. 1-2A Offensive Player of the Year. Linton rushed for 1,500 yards and scored 20 rushing touchdowns in leading the Wildcats to a nine-win season and the […]

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KEDRICK STOREY: Hats off to Falkner, Ripley and Walnut football

The high school football seasons for Tippah County schools came to an end as the Ripley Tigers lost at Greenwood and Falkner suffered a home defeat to Broad Street. Walnut lost the previous week to South Delta. Individually, the players, coaches, stat keepers, managers and anyone else associated with the teams have nothing to hang […]

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RMS Cheer wins second state title

RIDGELAND—Saturday the Ripley Middle School cheerleaders won their second state junior high cheering title in as many years. RMS defeated five other junior high squads in the Junior High 1A-3A division at the MHSAA Junior High and Junior Varsity Cheer/Dance Championships at Ridgeland High School. Gidget Barkley has been the team’s sponsor for their back-to-back […]

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ICC’s Chills named NJCAA Player of the Week

By Adam Gore/ICC ITAWAMBA–Hours after being named Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) Women’s Player of the Week, Jayla Chills was honored as the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s National Player of the Week on Wednesday. The sophomore guard from Ripley scored a team-high 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in […]

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Ripley’s Howard named Div. 2-4A Player of the Year

Ripley senior WR Isaiah Howard has been named the 2014 Div. 2-4A Player of the Year. Howard finished the season with 74 catches for 1,218 yards and 15 touchdowns. He had five grabs for 140 yards and a 43-yard score in Ripley’s playoff loss to Greenwood on Friday. The Tigers finished the year at 9-4. […]

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FRIDAY NIGHT SCORES: Falkner, Ripley fall in playoffs

SHELBY BOARD STREET 47, FALKNER 34: The dynamic Broadstreet backfield duo of Danteris Greyer and Richard Horn III accounted for nearly 300 rushing yards and six combined touchdowns.  Greyer added a pair of touchdown passes to Devonte Britton. Falkner closes it season at 7-5. The back and forth contest was not decided until the closing minutes […]

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Tippah County MSU alumni raise $5,500 at scholarship banquet

Mississippi State Associate Head Baseball Coach Butch Thompson was the guest speaker at the 27th Annual Tippah County MSU Scholarship Banquet held on Monday, Nov. 10. Thompson, who was named the 2014 National Assistant Coach of the Year spoke to about 85 attendees at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Ripley. The event raised […]

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Basketball scores for Thursday, Nov. 13

(G) Pine Grove 42, East Union 39: The Lady Panthers (1-2) won their first game of the season. (G) Ripley 83, Falkner 45: Dayzsha Rogan led Ripley with 27 points. (G) Walnut 55, Booneville 50: Regan Britt and Shelby Wilbanks combined for 49 of Walnut’s points. (B) Booneville 55, Walnut 41: Manse Pulliam led the […]

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FRIDAY NIGHT PREVIEW: Tigers look to get over second-round hump

RIPLEY TIGERS (9-3) AT GREENWOOD BULLDOGS (9-2) The Skinny The Ripley Tigers look to make it past the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2007. The Tigers defeated Caledonia 48-14 last week to open the playoffs. Greenwood defeated Shannon 35-14. Ripley senior wide receivers Isaiah Howard and Dorian Gaston have combined […]

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