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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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NORTH STATE TOURNAMENT: Pine Grove, Ripley girls advance

(G) Pine Grove 53, Hickory Flat 51: Aliyah Akins scored 15 points, Anna Fryar 12 and Leslie Hopkins 11 to help the Lady Panthers advance in the North State Tournament. Pine Grove will be the host of the remaining portion of the tournament, which resumes Thursday. They face Ray Brooks at 4 p.m. Hickory Flat […]

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BASKETBALL: Cougars, Lady Panthers and Lady Tigers leading divisions

BLUE MOUNTAIN–The Blue Mountain Cougars wrapped up the Division 2-1A Tournament boys’ No. 1 seed by winning their eighth straight league game, 66-43 over the Ashland Blue Devils on Monday. It’s the first regular-season division championship for the Cougars in recent history and first for sixth-year head coach David Mason. “That’s one of the goals […]

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RMS cheerleaders recognized by South Tippah School board

By Hank Wiesner RIPLEY — Recognizing the accomplishments of the Ripley Middle School cheerleaders, approving several new hires and a resignation, deciding to seek a grant to put a sheriff’s deputy at the Blue Mountain and Pine Grove school campuses, and seeking ways to save on district energy costs were among the actions taken at […]

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Tippah County weekend basketball results

(G) Pine Grove 46, Hickory Flat 39: The Pine Grove Lady Panthers improved to 10-3 under first-year head coach Katie Bates on Saturday. Trailing 18-15 at halftime, the Lady Panthers responded with a 16-6 third quarter to take control. Leslie Hopkins had 20 points for the Lady Panthers. CeCe Gibson added 21 for Hickory Flat. […]

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