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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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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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2014 Tippah County Fast-Pitch Tournament set for Friday, Saturday

FALKNER–The 2014 Tippah County Fast-Pitch Tournament is set for Friday March 21 and Saturday March 22 at Falkner High School. This season a round-robin format will be used to decide a champion. Games being at 3 p.m. Friday and resume at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The Pine Grove Lady Panthers are defending champs. They halted […]

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Cougars get rolling after slow start

BLUE MOUNTAIN–It took almost a half for the Blue Mountain Cougars to seize control of their Class 1A North Tournament game against the Wheeler Eagles. When they did, they rolled to a 65-54 victory to advance to the quarterfinals of the North Tournament for the second year in a row. Down a point with 1:29 […]

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Blue Mountain boys advance in North Half, Falkner and Walnut fall

(B) Blue Mountain 65, Wheeler 54: Raeqwon Young hit three straight baskets in a Blue Mountain 8-2 run to end the first half for a 36-31 lead they would never relinquish. Young had 14 points and eight rebounds. The win advanced the Cougars (23-8) to the quarterfinals of the Class 1A North Tournament for the […]

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BASKETBALL: Cougars use late spurt to defeat Eagles

FALKNER–It was a playoff atmosphere with technical fouls and even a fan tossed for being overly aggressive towards an official. The action on the floor between the Blue Mountain and Falkner boys matched the environment with a physical back-and-fourth affair until a winner pulled away in the the closing minutes. Thursday, the Blue Mountain Cougars […]

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BASKETBALL: Cougars, Lady Panthers and Lady Tigers leading divisions

BLUE MOUNTAIN–The Blue Mountain Cougars wrapped up the Division 2-1A Tournament boys’ No. 1 seed by winning their eighth straight league game, 66-43 over the Ashland Blue Devils on Monday. It’s the first regular-season division championship for the Cougars in recent history and first for sixth-year head coach David Mason. “That’s one of the goals […]

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Ripley, Blue Mountain drop tournament games

(B) Tupelo 78, Ripley 54: The Ripley Lady Tigers suffered their worst loss of the year, a double-digit setback to the Tupelo Golden Wave (11-0) at the Booneville Kiwanis Classic at Booneville High School. Junior guard Zaida Cox scored 20 of her game-high 26 points in the second half and Matavia Cox added 14 for […]

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Memorial hoops tournament includes Blue Mountain, Falkner and Walnut

GLEN–Blue Mountain, Falkner and Walnut high schools will participate in the Peggy Bain Memorial Holiday Hoops Tournament set for Friday, Dec. 27 and Saturday, Dec. 28 at Alcorn Central High School in Glen. Girls Pools A: Alcorn Central, Blue Mountain, Tishomingo County, Adamsville; B: Kossuth, Hardin County, Thrasher, Trezevant; C: McNairy Central, Walnut, Biggersville, Evangelical […]

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Tippah County weekend basketball results

(G) Pine Grove 46, Hickory Flat 39: The Pine Grove Lady Panthers improved to 10-3 under first-year head coach Katie Bates on Saturday. Trailing 18-15 at halftime, the Lady Panthers responded with a 16-6 third quarter to take control. Leslie Hopkins had 20 points for the Lady Panthers. CeCe Gibson added 21 for Hickory Flat. […]

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