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VOLLEYBALL: Lady Tigers win most games in program history

SENATOBIA—The season for the Ripley High School volleyball team came to a close on Saturday with a loss to the Senatobia Lady Warriors in the second round of the MHSAA State Volleyball Playoffs. The Lady Warriors (31-4) defeated Ripley 25-19, 25-20 and 25-20 to sweep the best-of-five series. It was the second straight year the […]

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VOLLEYBALL: Ripley advances to second round

  CLEVELAND–The Ripley Lady Tigers quickly eliminated the Cleveland Lady Wildcats with a 3-0 sweep in their volleyball playoff opener on Tuesday.  The 25-18, 25-18 and 25-19 victory sends Ripley to Senatobia on Saturday for a Class I second-round match.   “We expected to be here,” said Ripley coach Ashley Connolly. “It’s about surviving and advancing. […]

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VOLLEYBALL: Ripley wins division opener

RIPLEY–Tuesday, the Ripley Lady Tigers won 3-2 over the Belmont Lady Cardinals to open Division 1-1 play with a win. The best-of-five series went back and forth, 25-20, 26-28, 25-20, and 21-25 before Ripley won the rubber match 17-15. The victory was Ripley’s first over Belmont in program history. It also improved the Lady Tigers […]

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Four Lady Tigers named to All-Division 2-4A fast-pitch team

SENATOBIA—Three members of the Ripley High School fast-pitch softball team were name to the 2014 All-Division 2-4A Team. Sophomore third baseman Aubrey Johnson, senior pitcher Meg Lambert and shortstop C.J. Childers were named to the First Team. Junior catcher Bethany Jones was an Honorable Mention. The league had Co-MVPs in Rae Drewery of Lafayette County […]

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Ripley standout Cox signs with BMC

By Danny McKenzie BMC BLUE MOUNTAIN – Matavia Cox, who helped lead Ripley High to a 23-6 record in 2013-14, has signed a basketball scholarship with Blue Mountain College. The 5-foot-6 Cox averaged 15.8 points and 6.5 rebounds for the Tigers and had four double-double games. She had season highs of 26 points against Itawamba […]

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Ripley’s Zaida Cox to play in MAC All-Star game

Ripley junior guard Zaida Cox will play in the Mississippi Association of Coaches (MAC) All-Star Game Friday, March 28 at the Athletics and Assembly Center on the campus of Jackson State University. The game for the state’s top junior girls will tip at 6 p.m. Cox averaged 14.3 points and 4.9 rebounds this season for […]

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FAST-PITCH: Ripley wins 2014 Tippah County Tournament

FALKNER–The Ripley Lady Tigers won the 2014 Tippah County Fast-Pitch Tournament, going 4-0 in the two-day round-robin event at Falkner High School. Ripley won 12-7 over Blue Mountain and 6-3 over Falkner on Friday. On Saturday, they rolled past Pine Grove 17-9, then upended Walnut 5-2 to claim the title. It was the first county […]

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Lady Tigers struggle to get going, fall to Clevelend

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal FULTON–Ripley won’t know what to do with itself in the coming days. That’s because the Lady Tigers, for the first time in five seasons, won’t be going to the MHSAA state basketball tournament. Cleveland beat Ripley 45-39 in Thursday’s Class 4A North Tournament at Itawamba AHS, ending the Lady Tigers’ […]

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REWIND: Lady Tigers roll in the fourth to beat Lady Warriors

Ripley Lady Tiger coach Cliff Ormon wishes his team would put opponents away earlier, but at this time of the year he’ll take a win any way he can find it. Tied at 43 with No. 4 Corinth Lady Warriors after three quarters, the Lady Tigers scored the first 11 points of the fourth for […]

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REWIND: Ripley sweeps Tippah County Tournament titles

RIPLEY—The Tippah County Tournament boys’ final, a battle of teams ranked in the Top 10 of northeast Mississippi schools was a game of runs all the way to the end, but the Ripley Tigers had the last one that counted. Trailing 55-51 with less than five minutes remaining, No. 9 Ripley used a 9-2 run […]

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