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NEMCC Tigers ink 34 on National Signing Day

Blake Long NEMCC BOONEVILLE– Ricky Smither bolstered his Northeast Mississippi Community College football team both on and off the field of competition with a tremendous class of young men that will take the field at Tiger Stadium this fall. Smither, who enters his seventh season as headman of the Tigers, inked 34 young men from […]

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NEMCC Tigers to Pink Out for season finale

BOONEVILLE– Mississippi Community College’s football team takes up a great cause in its season finale on Thursday night. The Tigers host Mississippi Delta Community College in a Pink Out Game. Fans are encouraged to wear pink items of clothing in support of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Kickoff between Northeast and the Trojans is scheduled […]

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REWIND: Tigers roll Warriors, improve to 8-0

By Jay Tidwell Special to the Sentinel Ripley was in control of the game before the homecoming court made it to its seats. John Austin Moore returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown and the Tigers scored twice more in the first quarter on their way to a 33-6 win in their homecoming […]

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REWIND: Linton’s 185 yards helps Walnut to seventh win in a row

NEW ALBANY—Walnut junior running back Armani Linton was playing football in Louisiana last season. Walnut coach John Meeks is happy to have him back in Mississippi and playing for his team now. “It helps me sleep better at night,” said Walnut coach John Meeks. “He just works so hard for us.” Linton took a toss […]

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Friday Night Preview: Walnut (6-1, 1-0) at East Union (6-0, 1-0)

Walnut Wildcats (6-1, 1-0) at East Union Urchins (6-0, 1-0): It’s one of the biggest games on the night, as Walnut and East Union meet in a critical Div. 1-2A matchup. Both teams are riding six-game win streaks and tonight’s affair could go a long way in determining playoff seeding. The Wildcats haven’t lost since […]

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Friday Night Preview: Senatobia (1-5, 0-1) at Ripley (7-0, 1-0)

Senatobia Warriors (1-5, 0-1) at Ripley Tigers (7-0, 1-0): The Ripley Tigers got their biggest win in recent memory last week when they downed the Lafayette Commodores 38-21 to start 1-0 in Div. 2-4A. Now, Ripley coach Chad Cook is anxious to see how his Tigers, ranked No. 2 statewide in Class 4A, will respond. […]

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Friday Night Preview: Falkner (4-2, 3-0) at Biggersville (2-5, 1-3)

Falkner Eagles (4-2, 3-0) at Biggersville Lions (2-5, 1-3): The Falkner Eagles travel to Biggersville tonight in search of their fourth straight division win. Last week, the Eagles ran past Thrasher 42-7, while Biggersville got their first Div. 1-1A win, 50-12 over Vardaman. In their last meeting, Falkner running back Jeramie Lawrence ran for a […]

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REWIND: Wildcats’ hot-streak continues at six in a row

WALNUT — The Walnut Wildcats continued their hot-streak, claiming their sixth straight decision with a 48-21 victory over the Hatley Tigers. It’s the first time they started division play 1-0 in three seasons. The Wildcats led 20-14 at the break with most of that due to seeing a different quarterback and offense than what they […]

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REWIND: Second-half surge lifts Tigers over Lafayette

LAFAYETTE—It was the the test everyone was waiting for. The players, the coaches, the fans, and those on the outside looking in had wondered for six consecutive weeks if the 2013 edition of the Ripley Tigers, the one that had reeled off sixth-straight wins, was as legit as the record looked. With a second half […]

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REWIND: Eagles look past distractions, blast Rebels 42-7

FALKNER—In three seasons with the Falkner Eagles, head coach Cory Armstrong said he had never seen a half like he saw Friday against the Thrasher Rebels. The Eagles scored six touchdowns in the opening half of their Div. 1-1A game against the Rebels to open up a 42-0 lead a t halftime. “It’s the best […]

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