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LISA VOYLES: A great day to graduate

Just pick about any day from now until the end of the month and someone will be celebrating a graduation. Hebron Christian School will kick things off this Friday followed by Okolona, Vardaman, Houston and Houlka. I love graduations. All those bright, shining faces, wide smiles and wide-open dreams running around the heads of our […]

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STEVE COKER: Sap’s arising!

One of my very favorite trees in this area is the “River Birch.” It is cherished because of the beautiful flakey white bark that it exhibits year ’round and because its leaf foliage is of such a nature that grass will grow under it. The other day as I tipped several limbs that were too […]

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Toppers sweep Tigers

The Hilltoppers staged a 0-2 rally and Mother Nature took care of the rest in Houston’s 4-2 win in five innings over Ripley April 24. The Tigers held a 2-0 lead through the top of the fifth and that’s when the Toppers made their move. Houston’s Reid Carter singled over shortstop and Clay Hillhouse sent […]

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By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel RIPLEY – Houston Hilltoppers coach Scott Gann has preached taking advantage of others team’s misfortunes all season. That message came in handy Friday in Game 2 of their Class 4A best-of-three play-in series against the Ripley Tigers. Houston scored three of their four runs on three Ripley errors and Hilltoppers […]

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Wolverines, Ladies claim top spots

The East Webster Wolverines took top honors in division 2-2A, going 7-2 and clinching district title, but still have plenty of time on the field before they hit the playoff road. The division champs earned a bye in the play-in round this week but have it full of non-division games they can use to warm […]

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Jump on the roller coaster

That we call spring here in Northeast Mississippi. No, it’s not the weather, that seems to be working itself out pretty well. It’s all the activities and trying to pick one, two or a couple without missing any of the rest. I don’t know about you, but I’m getting older and just don’t have the […]

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LISA VOYLES: Keep it under cover

Don’t tell anyone, but I think I saw a hint of spring last weekend. Shhh, maybe if we all stay really quiet we won’t scare it away. Let’s face it, we’ve had a long, cold, dreary winter and I, for one, am ready for it to be over. I know the calendar is turning over […]

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Burdine signs with Mississippi Delta

Senior Austin Burdine led off the signing season for Houston High School Feb. 4 as he inked his letter of intent to play baseball for Mississippi Delta Community College. Delta coach Michael Avalon said he is looking foward to Burdine joining the Trojans on the diamond next season. “Throughout the recruiting process, we look for […]

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Toppers battle to the wire

HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers are on their way to becoming known as the “heart-attack kids,” going three games with Amory to advance in playoffs and splitting games with Lewisburg to force another third game showdown. “These kids are trying to make me get out of coaching or have a heart attack or something,” joked Coach […]

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PLAYOFFS: Baseball, Softball Schedule

  Baseball North State semifinals Thursday through Saturday   Thursday Game 1 Class 1A Tupelo Christian at Greenville St. Joe, 6 p.m. Class 2A East Union at Baldwyn Class 3A Kossuth vs. Independence   Friday Game 2 Class 1A Greenville St. Joe at Tupelo Christian, 4 p.m Class 2A Baldwyn at East Union Class 3A […]

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SCORES: Monday, May 13, 2013

Scores from Monday, May 13:   Baseball (MHSAA Quarterfinals) Class 2A East Union 11, Hatley 1 East Union wins series 2-1 Baldwyn 13, Calhoun City 3 Series tied 1-1 Class 4A Lewisburg 8, Houston 4 Lewisburg wins series 2-1 Kosciusko 4,Tishomingo Co. 6 Kosciusko wins series 2-1 Class 5A Hernando 4, Oxford 1 Series tied […]

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Hilltoppers hold on, advance

by Melissa Meador Monroe Journal AMORY – The way the first two games went, anything less than a dramatic finish would have been unexpected between Amory and Houston in their 4A baseball playoff series. Game 3 didn’t disappoint. Houston held off a seventh-inning comeback from the Panthers to win 2-1. They move on to face […]

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Wild finish ties 4A series

by Brandon Speck NEMS Daily Journal HOUSTON – The deciding game of this series better have something good in store. Because Saturday’s game offered plenty. Houston beat Amory 3-2 in nine innings to force a third and deciding game in the Class 4A first round baseball series. Game 3 is scheduled for Monday at 6 […]

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SCORES: Saturday, May 4, 2013.

by Brett Brown NEMS Daily Journal BASEBALL (MHSAA Playoffs) Class 1A TCPS 9, Ingomar 7 Series tied 1-1 Thrasher 14, Houlka 4 Thrasher wins series 2-0 Smithville 10, Falkner 0 Smithville wins series 2-0 Greenville St. Joe 11, Myrtle 1 St. Joe leads 1-0 Class 2A Hatley 4, Strayhorn 3 Hatley wins series 2-0 East […]

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