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Pine Grove coach Vince Mclemore celebrated his 400th win with his players following their victory over Biggersville.

BASEBALL: Mclemore gets 400th win as Pine Grove rolls

PINE GROVE–The No. 1 seeded Pine Grove Panthers blanked four-seed Biggersville 15-0 in five innings to take Game 1 of their best-of-three MHSAA Class 1A series. Game 2 is set for today at 2 p.m. in Biggersville. The victory was also a special one, as first-year head coach Vince Mclemore earned his 400th career win. […]

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PLAYOFFS: Seven Tippah County teams qualify in baseball, fastpitch

Seven Tippah County teams have qualified for the 2016 MHSAA baseball and fastpitch playoffs, which begin this weekend. For the first time in at least eight years, Falkner, Pine Grove, Walnut and Ripley all qualified for the baseball playoffs. Pine Grove (2-1A) and Ripley (2-4A) enter as division champs and No. 1 seeds. Falkner (1-1A) […]

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Hopkins ability behind the plate vital to Pine Grove’s success

PINE GROVE—Entering this week, the Pine Grove Panthers were enjoying an 18-6 record as they march towards the Class 1A playoffs. A majority of those wins can be attributed to the offensive production of Panthers’ lineup—batting .365–but hidden between the lines is the contribution of senior catcher Joshua Hopkins. Along with his talent to block […]

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BASEBALL: Pine Grove limited to five hits in loss to Ingomar

PINE GROVE—The Pine Grove Panthers mustered just five hits against Ingomar pitching on Saturday and fell 7-3 at home. It was just the Panthers second loss in their last 18 games. Falcons’ sophomore third baseman Kelton Hall broke open a scoreless game in the top of the fourth with a three-run home run off Pine […]

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BASEBALL: Panthers take control in Division 2-1A

PINE GROVE—Good baseball teams take advantage of their opponents mistakes. That’s exactly what the Pine Grove Panthers did in their Division 2-1A showdown with the Myrtle Hawks on Friday. The Panthers (16-4, 6-1) mustered just seven hits against Hawks’ sophomore starter Jacob Kent, but they capitalized on seven Myrtle errors and got a complete-game effort […]

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Panthers on a roll: Pine Grove has won 13 games in a row

PINE GROVE – The Pine Grove Panthers are flying under the radar in Class 1A baseball. It will get harder if they keep winning. On Tuesday, they scorched Ashland, 14-0 and 11-0, in a Division 2-1A doubleheader to extend their winning streak to 13 games in a row. The Panthers (15-4, 5-1) haven’t dropped a […]

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BASEBALL: Panthers win Tippah County Tournament

PINE GROVE—The Pine Grove Panthers won 4-1 over the Walnut Wildcats and 5-4 over the Falkner Eagles, on Monday, to claim the Tippah County Baseball Tournament. Senior Pine Grove catcher Joshua Hopkins had a two-run double in the home half of the fifth that made the difference in their Walnut victory. Trip Benson had two […]

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Young Lady Panthers squad a win away from Jackson

PINE GROVE–The Pine Grove Lady Panthers won only eight games last season. This year at 20-10, they sit one win away from the quarterfinals of the Class 1A MHSAA State Basketball Tournament. Tonight, they travel to Shaw (19-8) for second-round action, with a trip to Jackson on the line. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. […]

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Lady Panthers advance to 1-1A title game

BOONEVILLE–The Pine Lady Panthers turned a 10-point first-quarter deficit into a back-and-fourth affair with the TCPS Lady Eagles in Thursday’s Division 1-1A semifinals at Booneville High School. Pine Grove got 16 second-half points from sophomore guard Lexi Elliott, including eight in the fourth to outlast TCPS 52-49 and punch their ticket to the girls’ title […]

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Ripley guard Dayzsha Rogan.

Division basketball tournaments begin today

RIPLEY—The second season of MHSAA high school basketball begins today as division tournaments tip-off across the state. The top four girls’ and boys’ teams in each region will advance to the first round of the MHSAA State Basketball Tournament set for next week. The RHS Event Center will host the Division 2-4A Tournament, which starts […]

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