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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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Panthers take 1-0 lead in 1A quarterfinal

TUPELO–Pine Grove senior pitcher Dalton Morrow broke a 2-2 tie with Tupelo Christian, on a groundout RBI in the top of the fourth, then made it hold up on the mound for the complete-game 3-2 win. In a defensive battle that had a combined 13 hits, the Pine Grove Panthers did just enough to take […]

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Nine Tippah County athletes qualify for state track meet

FALKNER—The 2016 MHSAA State Track and Field Championships are set for today and tomorrow at Pearl High School and nine Tippah County student athletes will participate. Falkner High School will send seven athletes in six events, while Walnut and Ripley will send one each. Falkner’s 4×400 relay team of Tierra and Bobbie Smith and Asia […]

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Pine Grove senior Dalton Morrow struck out five and allowed just two hits in a 4-0 shutout win over Hamilton.

BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Panthers, Tigers ready for Round Three

The Pine Grove Panthers and the Ripley Tigers are still alive in the MHSAA State Baseball Playoffs, after wining second-round series this week. The Panthers start a Class 1A best-of-three Round Three showdown with Tupelo Christian today at 6 p.m. The Tigers travel to Amory, in Class 4A. First pitch is set for a 7 […]

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BASEBALL: Panthers take Game 1 against Hamilton, Ripley falls at Kosciusko

PINE GROVE–Pine Grove senior right-hander Dalton Morrow outdueled Hamilton’s Wesley Simmons on Saturday and guided the Panthers to a 4-0 win over the Lions in Game 1 of their Class 1A best-of-three baseball series. Morrow fanned five, surrendered just two hits and walked four in the complete-game win. The Panthers (22-4) will take a 1-0 […]

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Ripley freshmen Ben Fryar and head coach Joel Gafford celebrate Fryar

BASEBALL: Ripley downs Indians, takes 1-0 lead

RIPLEY–The Ripley Tigers scored seven runs in the fourth inning and seven more in the sixth to run-rule the Itawamba AHS Indians 14-3 in Game 1 of their best-of-three MHSAA Class 4A baseball series. Ripley (23-3) leads the series 1-0, as they resume tonight in Fulton at 6 p.m. Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of […]

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