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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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TIPPAH COUNTY TOURNAMENT: Eagles rally, upend Cougars; Ripley advances

WALNUT–Maybe the Falkner Eagles just play better when they’re behind. Thursday the Eagles began the third quarter with a 12-2 run, erasing a 10-point halfime deficit to rally and defeat the Blue Mountain Cougars 50-48 to advance in the Tippah County Tournament. Falkner’s poor shooting saw them trailing 26-16 at the break. Falkner coach Walker […]

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TIPPAH COUNTY TOURNAMENT: Night 2 preview

5 p.m. Ripley Tigers vs. Pine Grove Panthers: The Ripley Tigers have made ever Tippah County boys final for at least the last 12 years and they’ll be the favorites tonight. They’re an athletic bunch who strives on the transition game. Canaan Ratliff and Dewayne Cox, guards, and forward Isaiah Howard are tough matchups for […]

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Could there be a new Tippah County girls’ champ in 2015?

WALNUT—The Walnut Lady Wildcats haven’t won a Tippah County Tournament title since 1997. Since 1998 the girls’ championship has been claimed by the Ripley Lady Tigers or the Pine Grove Lady Panthers. Over that 17-year span, the Lady Tigers have won it 14 times, including the last six in a row. Those are dominating numbers. […]

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Pine Grove falls at Kiwanis Classic, Lady Tigers defeat Columbus

BOONEVILLE–The Pine Grove Panthers played an even first quarter with the North Ponototc Vikings at the Booneville Kiwanis Classic on Saturday, but being out scored 10 points in the second frame led to an eventual 57-43 loss. The setback dropped the Panthers to 4-12 on the season. Eli Jumper led Pine Grove with 16 points, […]

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Lady Tigers struggle offensively in loss to Velma Jackson

BOONEVILLE–The Ripley Lady Tigers last played on Dec. 19, and it showed in their Booneville Kiwanis Classic mathcup with the Velma Jackson Lady Falcons on Friday. Ripley (12-2) connected on two baskets in the first half and only nine for the game in a 44-35 setback. Ripley coach Cliff Ormon liked the effort after the […]

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Ripley rolls past Senatobia, Walnut takes two over East Union

(G) Ripley 68, Senatobia 28: The Lady Tigers led from the start in their Div. 2-4A opener. Zaida Cox led with 21 points and Dayzsha Rogan added 16. The win improved Ripley to 9-1, 1-0. Senatobia (3-3, 0-1) got eight points from Shaniya Sessom. (B) Ripley 93, Senatobia 72: For the fifth game in a […]

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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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