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What To Watch For: Aug. 25-30

Upcoming varsity games for Tippah County schools for the Week of Aug. 25-30: SOFTBALL Monday, Aug. 25 Jumpertown at Blue Mountain, 5 p.m. Falkner at Hickory Flat (DH), 5 p.m. Walnut at Biggersville, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 Walnut at Hickory Flat, 5 p.m. Jumpertown at Pine Grove, 5 p.m. Falkner at Blue Mountain, 5 […]

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Ripley 8U Softball All-Stars compete well in Dizzy Dean World Series

  SOUTHAVEN—The Ripley 8U All-Stars completed a summer of fun and softball wins last Saturday at the Dizzy Dean World Series. Playing at the Greenbrook Baseball Complex in Southaven, the squad finished 2-2 in the double elimination tournament held July 17-20.  “I thought we did real good and we all tried our best. I liked […]

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Tippah County coaches praise MHSAA’s proposed move of state football championships

CLINTON—The Mississippi High School activities Association (MHSAA) is working on a plan to relocate the state football championships to college venues in Oxford and Starkville for the next six years and Tippah County high school football coaches praise the proposed move. “I love it. It makes it a lot easier for us geographically,” said Walnut […]

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ARCHERY: Pine Grove places third in AIMS State Championships

JACKSON–When the 2014 archery season began, first-year Pine Grove coach Scott Hudson told his team he had aspirations of winning a state title. Last Wednesday, that aspiration almost came to fruition as Pine Grove scored a season-best 3,130 points, placing third out of 12 Class 1A schools at the Archery In Mississippi (AIMS) State Championships […]

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BULLSEYE: County archery teams in state championships

JACKSON—The 2014 State Archery Championships are today and archers from Blue Mountain, Pine Grove and Ripley are among the hundreds shooting for titles at the Kirk Fordice Equine Center in Jackson. Ripley took a team of 24, Pine Grove 18 and Blue Mountain 14. Ripley recently finished among the top three North Class 4A schools […]

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FAST-PITCH: Ripley sweeps field to win Tippah County Tournament

FALKNER—Friday, when the Ripley Lady Tigers fast-pitch softball team entered the fourth annual Tippah County Tournament, they were 0-4 on the year. Saturday, when the dust settled at the two-day round-robin county clash, Ripley was 4-4 after four straight wins and champions for the first since the tournament was started in 2011. “We wanted to […]

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2014 Tippah County Fast-Pitch Tournament set for Friday, Saturday

FALKNER–The 2014 Tippah County Fast-Pitch Tournament is set for Friday March 21 and Saturday March 22 at Falkner High School. This season a round-robin format will be used to decide a champion. Games being at 3 p.m. Friday and resume at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The Pine Grove Lady Panthers are defending champs. They halted […]

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BASEBALL: Ripley edges East Union, Falkner earns walk-off win over Walnut

BOONEVILLE–Monday, the Ripley Tigers got a complete game effort from Josh Medlin and RBIs from five different players to beat the East Union Urchins 6-5 at the Booneville Classic. Ripley took advantage of Urchins’ pitcher Dakota Edwards’ woes in the first inning. Marquelleus Edgeston, who stole four bases and scored two runs, was hit by a […]

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BASEBALL: Spring Break tournaments start today in Falkner, Booneville

The Falkner Tournament begins this morning at 11 a.m. at the Falkner Park. Tournament teams include Hickory Flat, Biggersville and Walnut. Monday, March 10 11 a.m., Falkner vs. Hickory Flat 1:30 p.m., Hickory Flat vs. Biggersville 4 p.m., Walnut vs. Biggersville 6:30 p.m. Walnut vs. Falkner Ripley High School will take part in the Booneville […]

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ARCHERY: Ripley edges Pine Grove in season-opener

The Ripley High School archery team edged Pine Grove by a score of 2,945-2941 in their first match of the 2014 season on Wednesday. Pine Grove’s Tyler Presley was the boys and overall medalist with a top score of 271, while teammate Caytee Rodgers was the girls’ medalist with a 265. Freshman Allie Ward was […]

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