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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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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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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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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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