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BASEBALL: Tigers advance in NEMCABB Summer Tournament

NEW ALBANY–The NEMCABB Summer Baseball Tournament is a test of baseball skill, but it’s also a test of toughness. Tuesday, the Ripley Tigers showed their grit by winning a pair of games–one in comeback fashion–to advance to today’s quarterfinal round. Battling midday heat at BNA Park in New Albany, the Tigers rallied from down 5-0 to […]

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BASEBALL: Panthers, Tigers head to NEMCABB Summer Tournament

Baseball squads from Pine Grove and Ripley will be part of 26 teams participating in the 2016 NEMCABB Summer Tournament, which began today at BNA Park in New Albany. Last week, the Ripley Tigers hosted a NEMCABB regional, going 1-1. They fell to New Albany 5-1, but bounced back to defeat Pine Grove 18-0 in […]

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Six Tippah County athletes to play in NEMBCA All-Star games

BOONEVILLE—The 2016 Northeast Mississippi Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star basketball games are set for this Saturday, June 4, at Booneville High School. The games feature Northeast Mississippi high school seniors in one final game. The 1A/2A Girls game will begin the days’ action at 1 p.m. Walnut’s Carley Hughes will play for head coaches Matt […]

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Seven-On-Seven, Big Man camps return to NEMCC for second year

BOONEVILLE–The Northeast Mississippi Community College football team is continuing two camps that it started last year that aid local high schools in their preparations for the upcoming season. The Tigers have scheduled their annual Seven-On-Seven Tournament and Big Man Challenge for Tuesday, June 7 on the Booneville campus. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with action […]

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Ripley Park Commission plans softball, kickball, yard sale to benefit American Cancer Society

RIPLEY–The Ripley Park Commission (RPC) has planned some exciting family-fun events to support The American Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life” events for 2016. On Saturday, June 4, Fred and Elizabeth Smith Memorial Park will be the home of a co-ed softball tournament–the entry fee is $150 per team–and a first-ever kickball tournament, with an entry […]

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Former Tiger Robertson tabbed as finalist for prestigious Ferriss Trophy

By Blake Long/NEMCC CLEVELAND–A former Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball standout continues to be showered with numerous honors as he nears the end of his collegiate career. Will Robertson, who is currently a senior at Delta State University, has been selected as a finalist for the C Spire Ferriss Trophy. It is given to the […]

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KEDRICK STOREY: Houston/Ripley Game 2 should be another goody

If tonight’s Ripley at Houston baseball game is anything like Game 1 of their best-of-three Class 4A North Half Championship series, it will be another classic that you will not want to miss. Wednesday’s game came down to a Houston single in the top of the seventh, that if Ripley senior shortstop Marquellus “Q” Edgeston […]

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BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Houston, Ripley set for epic North finals matchup

RIPLEY—The most anticipated series in the MHSAA High School Baseball playoffs begins today when the Houston Hilltoppers and Ripley Tigers square off in Game 1 of their Class 4A North Half Championship best-of-three. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. after being moved up a day because of the threat of potential rain. “Apparently, it […]

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BASEBALL: Ripley sweeps Amory, Pine Grove drops Game 2 to TCPS

RIPLEY—The Ripley Tigers won 5-3 over Amory on Friday in Game 3 of their MHSAA Class 4A Round Three matchup to take the series 2-0. With the victory, Ripley (28-7) advances to the Class 4A North Half Championship series for the first time since 2011. They will face two-time defending North champ Houston, beginning Thursday, […]

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4A Baseball Playoffs: Offense lifts Tigers

By Melissa Meador/Monroe County Journal AMORY – The Ripley Tigers showed their offensive firepower and took advantage of Amory miscues in their Class 4A third-round series opener on Thursday night. The Tigers pounded out 11 hits on their way to a 10-0 win. Game 2 is tonight at Ripley at 6 p.m. “We work on […]

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