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Coaching legends Bobby Ford and Roy Hazzle square off

by Brandon Speck NEMS Daily Journal Bobby Ford calls Snowtown “a church community outside Okolona.” It’s where the long-time Okolona basketball coach spent his early years. For the last 33 years, though, Ford has held his own services at Okolona High School as head boys basketball coach. Ford has been a rare constant since 1980, […]

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Houston’s Franks heading to Hebron

PHEBA – Longtime Houston basketball coach, Bruce Franks, announced his retirement from the public school system, but won’t have time to cool his heals before he lands back in a gymnasium. He will leave Houston High School after teachinga and coaching in the district for over 28 years. Franks will assume the positions of boy’s […]

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Ty-Nita Baker named All-Region, All-State

by NEMS Daily Journal   FULTON – Itawamba Community College guard Ty-Nita Baker has been selected to the All-Region XXIII team and MACJC first team All-State. Baker, a sophomore from Houston, was also named to the All-Region tournament team last week for helping the Lady Indians (19-9) claim their first NJCAA Tournament berth since 1975. Baker is […]

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Bringing children Upward

HOUSTON – Another season of Upward basketball is in the bag, or in the basket, as the case may be and organizers are thankful for the support they received from the community, although more is always needed. The ninth season of the Christian-based youth basketball season saw a drought of volunteers that resulted in cutting […]

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SCORES: Thursday, March 7, 2013

Scores from Thursday, March 7: BASKETBALL MHSAA State championship games 1A Girls H.W. Byers 63, Hinds AHS 41 1A Boys Biggersville 62, Coldwater 53 2A Girls Scott Central 52, New Site 49 2A Boys Baldwyn 66, Bassfield 46 BASEBALL Itawamba AHS 5, Saltillo 2 Pine Grove 15, Jumpertown 0 Pontotoc 11, Kossuth 1 New Albany […]

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Volunteer and make a difference

On Page One of this week’s Chickasaw Journal you will find a photo and story about the Upward Youth Basketball program that just recently wrapped up another successful season. Kids gathered at Houston First United Methodist Church each Saturday this winter to play a little basketball, learn a little about sportsmanship and have a little […]

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SCORES: Saturday, March 2, 2013

Scores from Saturday, March 2: BASKETBALL MHSAA Tournament 2A Girls Scott Central 58, Potts Camp 43 2A Boys Bassfield 70, Coahoma AHS 64 3A Girls SE Lauderdale 57, Ripley 50 Charleston 76, Choctaw Central 67 3A Boys Velma Jackson 37, Pass Christian 36 Booneville 56, Forest 48, OT BASEBALL Tremont 6, Pine Grove 4 New […]

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SCORES: Friday, March 1, 2013

High School Scores from Friday, March 1: BASKETBALL MHSAA Tournament 1A Girls H.W. Byers 72, Bogue Chitto 35 Hinds AHS 52, Ashland 47 1A Boys Coldwater 63, Hinds AHS 50 Biggersville 61, West Lincoln 55 2A Girls New Site 71, Amite County 59 2A Boys Baldwyn 50, Williams-Sullivan 45 BASEBALL Lafayette 9, Pontotoc 1 Mooreville […]

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BASKETBALL SCORES: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

Basketball   GIRLS Class 1A Falkner 38, Coldwater 36 Ashland 67, Vardaman 49 H.W. Byers 44, Pine Grove 20 Coffeeville 55, Biggersville 47 Class 2A New Site 80, Coahoma Co. 57 S.V. Marshall 39, West Tallahatchie 28 Potts Camp 72, Baldwyn 67 South Delta 48, JFK 44 Class 3A Ripley 68, Mooreville 48 Ruleville 48, […]

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BASKETBALL SCORES: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013

Basketball GIRLS Class 3A North Panola 57, Nettleton 46 Class 5A Canton 54, Oxford 41 BOYS Class 1A Biggersville 105, Vardaman 44 Ingomar 82, Montgomery County 52 Falkner 51, Houlka 46, OT Coffeeville 82, H.W. Byers 78 Coldwater 90, Greenville St. Joe 39 Blue Mountain 76, Smithville 54 Shaw 62, Ashland 58 Tremont 72, Wheeler […]

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BASKETBALL: North State schedule and location

Area Boys North State Openers Special to the Chickasaw Journal Boys North State openers are scheduled for Tuesday night at 7 p.m. Class 1A Vardaman at Biggersville Montgomery County at Ingomar Falkner at Houlka Byers at Coffeeville Smithville at Blue Mountain Wheeler at Tremont Class 2A O’Bannon at Baldwyn (Tonight) Coahoma at Potts Camp New […]

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BASKETBALL SCORES: Friday, Feb. 15, 2012

Basketball Division 1-1A Consolation (G) Biggersville 64, Thrasher 57, OT (B) Wheeler 71, Falkner 40 Championship (G) Falkner 56, Pine Grove 53 (B) Biggersville 63, Blue Mountain 46 Division 2-1A Consolation (G) Ashland 55, Ingomar 35 (B) H.W. Byers 58, Ashland 55 Championship (G) H.W. Byers 77, Coldwater 23 (B) Coldwater 75, Ingomar 54 Division […]

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Houlka Wildcats win Division 4-1A Championship

TREMONT – The Houlka Wildcats held off a late surge from Tremont on Friday night for a 54-48 victory in the Division 4-1A tournament championship game. Lewis Moore led the Wildcats with 14 points as Houlka fell behind early but shut out the Eagles in the second quarter to build as much as a 13-point […]

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BASKETBALL SCORES: Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013

Basketball Division 1-1A (B) Blue Mountain 63, Falkner 55 (B) Biggersville 84, Wheeler 67 (G) Falkner 57, Thrasher 41 (G) Biggersville 71, Pine Grove 45 Division 2-1A (G) Coldwater 46, Ashland 43 (B) Coldwater 82, Ashland 42 (G) H.W. Byers 75, Ingomar 22 (B) Ingomar 67 H.W. Byers 51 Division 4-1A (G) Houlka 28, Tremont […]

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