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For Walnut, Spider Man is more than a stuffed toy

FALKNER—The Walnut Lady Wildcats seriously want to win games, but they use a non-traditional approach to stay focused on the task at hand. Major League Baseball had a rally monkey when the Angels played in the World Series a few years back. Walnut uses a stuffed super hero. Along with the any number of 20 […]

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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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Blue Mountain boys advance in North Half, Falkner and Walnut fall

(B) Blue Mountain 65, Wheeler 54: Raeqwon Young hit three straight baskets in a Blue Mountain 8-2 run to end the first half for a 36-31 lead they would never relinquish. Young had 14 points and eight rebounds. The win advanced the Cougars (23-8) to the quarterfinals of the Class 1A North Tournament for the […]

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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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Eagles use second-half push to upend Wildcats

FALKNER–Treyvon Jeanes scored 18 of his team-high 22 points in the second half and the Eagles defeated the Walnut Wildcats 65-55, Friday in the rivalry between North Tippah schools. Trailing 22-18 after two free throws by Walnut guard Jake Walker to begin the second half, Falkner scored the next eight points of the game to […]

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REWIND: Lady Panthers win tenth straight, Walnut takes a pair over East Union

Last Friday, Leslie Hopkins scored 14 points, Anna Fryar added 11 and the Pine Grove Lady Panthers (23-5) limited the Biggersville Lady Lions to single digits in all four quarters to win 46-28. It was the Lady Panthers’ tenth consecutive victory. More importantly the win kept their Division 1-1A record perfect at 6-0 and secured […]

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FOOTBALL: Walnut junior commits to Mississippi State

  Walnut junior athlete Armani Linton gave a verbal commitment to play football at Mississippi State University on today’s unofficial visit to the campus for Junior Day. In 2013, the 6-foot-2, 200 pound safety, running back and wide receiver led the Wildcats (9-4) in rushing with 1,348 yards and 25 scores but said Mississippi State […]

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Memorial hoops tournament includes Blue Mountain, Falkner and Walnut

GLEN–Blue Mountain, Falkner and Walnut high schools will participate in the Peggy Bain Memorial Holiday Hoops Tournament set for Friday, Dec. 27 and Saturday, Dec. 28 at Alcorn Central High School in Glen. Girls Pools A: Alcorn Central, Blue Mountain, Tishomingo County, Adamsville; B: Kossuth, Hardin County, Thrasher, Trezevant; C: McNairy Central, Walnut, Biggersville, Evangelical […]

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