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FRIDAY NIGHT PREVIEW: Falkner at East Union, IAHS at Ripley, Booneville at Walnut

It’s the first Friday of the 2015 MHSAA football season and all three Tippah County teams are in action tonight. Falkner travels to East Union to face an Urchins team that will be riding high on emotion as they play for the first time without junior T.J. Hamblin, who drowned last month. Ripley plays host […]

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Ripley QB Tucker Childers threw for 2,348 yards and a school-record 29 TD in 2014.

2015 MHSAA football season underway

RIPLEY—The 2015 Mississippi high school football season officially got underway on Monday as teams across the state hit practice fields in helmets and shorts. Falkner, Ripley and Walnut began Monday afternoon. The teams can strap on shoulder pads on Thursday. The first Friday of the 2015 season is Aug. 21. Falkner travels to East Union. […]

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2015 HS football schedules for Falkner, Ripley and Walnut

The first kickoff for the 2015 high school football season is just six weeks away. Below are the schedules for Falkner, Ripley and Walnut high schools. Please note that Ripley will participate in a scrimmage with Horn Lake at Ole Miss’ Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 8 p.m. Falkner Eagles Aug. 21  @East […]

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KEDRICK STOREY: My high school football Fridays will never be the same

It’s a given that no one get’s out of this world alive. It’s the untimely departures that make that fact so hard to take. Last Thursday, I was shocked and deeply saddened by the loss of longtime Walnut Football stat man Tim Jones. To this sports writer, he was Walnut Football. Seeing him walk the […]

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Spring football game dates set for Falkner, Ripley, Walnut

Spring football is in full swing at Falkner, Ripley and Walnut high schools. All three began the later part of April and will conculde with spring games on May 14 and 15. Falkner will host 2A power Calhoun City in a non-kicking varsity game on Thursday, May 14 beginning at 6 p.m. at Eagles Stadium. […]

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GOLF: Walnut boys finish second in district tournament, Meeks qualifies for state

Last Wednesday, the Walnut High School boys golf team placed second in the Region 1 District 1 Class 1 championship at Natchez Trace Golf Course in Tupelo. Walnut seventh grader Kye Meeks qualified for the Class 2A State Tournament. Baldwyn took the team title with a score of 355, while Walnut shot a 394 in […]

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Walnut Golf ends stellar regular season with win at Pine Hill

RIPLEY–The Walnut High School golf team completed a stellar regular season on Thursday with wins over Falkner and Ripley at Pine Hill Country Club in Ripley. The Walnut Girls improved to a perfect 8-0 on the season. Using a 9-hole team of just three players, they scored a 106. Hadley Wilbanks shot a 50 to […]

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Ridge faced cancer with love and strength

Strong, giving, loving and hard-working all describe Laura Elizabeth “Beth” Dollar Ridge. The wife, mother, sister, aunt, factory worker and friend, who never met a stranger and would do anything for anyone, lost her five-year battle with Breast Cancer in July 2000. Robin Gaston, Ridge’s daughter, sat down with me recently to share the journey […]

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SOFTBALL: Tippah County Tournament set for Sept. 20

  WALNUT—The 2014 Tippah County Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament is set for Saturday, Sept. 20 at Walnut High School. Blue Mountain, Falkner, Pine Grove and Walnut high schools will play a round-robin format (each team plays 3 games) using two fields with the opening games set for 9:30 a.m. The Pine Grove Lady Panthers are defending slow-pitch […]

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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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