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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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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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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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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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New home of the Tippah County Tournament?

The RHS Event Center. To be or not not to be the permanent home of the Tippah County Tournament? That is the question sparked by 2014 tournament host, Falkner High School’s, decision to move games to the spacious facility for the 97th edition. Good idea? Bad idea? Why or why not? Is it about accommodating […]

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Tigers use late run to win Tippah County Tournament

RIPLEY – The Tippah County Tournament boys’ final was a game of runs all the way to the end, but Ripley had the last one that counted. Trailing 55-51 with less than five minutes remaining, No. 9 Ripley used a 9-2 run to take three-point lead and then held on to defeat No. 10 Blue […]

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Ripley sweeps Tippah County Tournament titles

(G) RIPLEY 68, PINE GROVE 40: Zaida Cox hit three shots from beyond the arc in the first half, scoring 15 of her game-high 18 points to help the Lady Tigers build an insurmountable 40-10 lead at the break. Ripley (14-3) cruised to their six straight Tippah County Tournament girls’ championship, their first under Cliff […]

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Tippah County Tournament finals set

(G) RIPLEY 79, FALKNER 36: The Ripley Lady Tigers held Falkner 30-point scorer Brianna Williams to just 12 points as they rolled past the Lady Eagles and into their sixth straight Tippah County Tournament girls’ final. Ripley led 24-8 after one quarter and 50-30 at halftime. The Lady Tigers (13-3) will face Pine Grove for […]

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Ripley, Blue Mountain boys and Falkner girls advance in Tippah County Tournament

(B) RIPLEY 76, WALNUT 48: The Ripley Tigers trailed by two points after one quarter, but they used a 31-13 second quarter to take control of the game. The win advanced the Tigers to their 13th straight Tippah County Tournament final, set for Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Malik Pearson and Isaiah Howard led Ripley (11-4) […]

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County clash provides excitment, preparation for season’s home stretch

If it’s the beginning of January, it’s county tournament time. But along with bragging rights and local excitement, the three-day event gives coaches a chance to fine tune their squads in advance of the final stretch of the season. Division tournaments are next month. “It will be an opportunity to win a championship and for […]

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