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Lady Tigers fall to Itawamba, end season at 28-4

RIPLEY–The Ripley Lady Tigers came out of the gates like they were headed back to Jackson, but from the second quarter on, the Itawamba Lady Indians had other plans in their Class 4A MHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament game. Ripley led by as many as 10 points in the opening frame, but the Lady Indians closed […]

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4A Girls: Ticket to Jackson on the line as Ripley hosts Itawamba

RIPLEY–Tonight the Ripley Lady Tigers will host the defending Class 4A champions IAHS Lady Indians with a ticket to Jackson on the line. Ripley coach Cliff Ormon said he shouldn’t have to pep-talk his Lady Tigers too much. “They’re the defending champs, and if you can’t get motivated for that, you’re in the wrong business,” […]

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4A North State Tournament: Lady Tigers set to host Yazoo County

RIPLEY–The Ripley Lady Tigers won as ugly as you could win a game on Saturday, but they did claim the victory and another division title. Ripley (27-3) scored just two points in the second quarter and eight in the third against the Lafayette County Lady Commodores in the 2-4A girls’ championship game. They trailed by […]

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HS Basketball: North State Tournament games and times

North State Tournament games and times Monday, Feb. 23 4A North State Girls No. 4 Yazoo County at No. 1 Ripley, 7 p.m. 2A North State Girls No. 3 Walnut at No. 2 Calhoun City, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24 1A North State Boys No. 3 Hamilton at No. 2 Falkner, 7 p.m. 2A North […]

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Eagles fall in 1-1A title game, Lady Tigers win 2-4A championship

(B) Jumpertown 70, Falkner 64: The Falkner Eagles led by one-point with 2:32 left in the 1-1A boys’ title game, but a quick 6-0 spurt by the Cardinals gave them the lead for good. Falkner will be the No. 2 seed in next week’s 1A North State Tournament. They host Hamilton at home on Tuesday, […]

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Ripley girls, Falkner boys punch tickets to title games

LAFAYETTE–Icy conditions and postponements forced the top-seeded Ripley Lady Tigers to wait two extra days before taking the floor in the Division  2-4A Tournament, but the defending champs showed little rust in a 69-44 win over No. 5 Rosa Fort. “I would have preferred to have been playing the way it was originally scheduled because […]

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HS BASKETBALL: Division tournaments begin Monday

High school playoff basketball begins on Monday, Feb. 16 as division tournaments tip off around the Magnolia state. For the first time, the Mississippi High School Activities Association will take four teams from all six classes in the North and South, going from 24 to 48 state tournament teams. That makes the chances of a […]

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Ripley Lady Tigers look to contend in Class 4A

RIPLEY—The Ripley Lady Tigers have quietly ran their record to 20-2. They’re currently unblemished in Div. 2-4A at 7-0 after edging the New Albany Lady Bulldogs 42-41 on Friday. That was their eighth win in a row and 12th out of their last 13 ballgames. Three division games remain for the Daily Journal’s No. 4 […]

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Ripley sweeps Tippah County Tournament titles

WALNUT–Ripley sophomore Dewayne Cox scored 24 points and senior Canaan Ratliff added 22 to help the Tigers outgun the Falkner Eagles 86-50 in the boys’ final of the 98th Tippah County Tournament on Saturday. It was the 12th county title in 13 years  for Ripley (16-2), ranked No. 7 in the latest Daily Journal High […]

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2015 TIPPAH COUNTY TOURNAMENT: Finals preview

2015 Tippah County Girls’ Championship: Ripley Lady Tigers (15-2) vs. Walnut Lady Wildcats (9-5): In Wednesday’s Southern Sentinel we talked about this possible matchup, a rematch of a Nov. 21 game won by Ripley 53-48. (Click HERE for story) In five previous meetings, Ripley won by an average of 20 points. Ripley will have the […]

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