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BASKETBALL SCORES: Saturday. Feb. 2, 2012

BASKETBALL GIRLS (G) Amory 54, Aberdeen 44 (G) Booneville 63, Olive Branch 51 (G) Kossuth 74, West Union 47 (G) Itawamba AHS 53, Tupelo 45 (G) Starkville Academy 82, Memphis Home School 77 (G) Pontotoc 67, Choctaw Central 56 (G) Pine Grove 75, East Union 49 (G) Alcorn Central 55, Ingomar 41 (G) Briarcrest 77, […]

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BASKETBALL SCORES: Thursday, Jan. 31.

Basketball GIRLS (G) Ripley 48, Itawamba AHS 46 (G) H.W. Byers 87, Myrtle 36 (G) East Union 55, Okolona 28 (G) South Pontotoc 53, Blue Mountain 38 (G) Booneville 49, Walnut 42 (G) Biggersville 65, Jumpertown 60 (G) TCPS 42, Smithville 14 (G) West Union 43, Ingomar 28 BOYS (B) Belmont 71, Red Bay 54 […]

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BASKETBALL SCORES: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 GIRLS (G) New Albany 69, Lafayette 52 (G) Ripley 59, Belmont 54 (G) Nettleton 64, Mantachie 37 (G) Biggersville 49, Thrasher 45 (G) Falkner 56, Blue Mountain 28 (G) Tishomingo Co. 69, Amory 45 (G) Tupelo 63, Grenada 24 (G) Shannon 61, Corinth 49 (G) Baldwyn 69, Okolona 24 (G) Pine […]

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Houston ranked in Journal’s basketball Top 10

  The Daily Journal’s high school basketball top 10 rankings, regardless of class, with records through Wednesday: GIRLS 1. Ripley (17-4): Coach Katie Bates will miss two games on maternity leave.Coming up:Tonight – at Booneville; Saturday – vs. IAHS at North Pontotoc. 2. New Site (18-4): Lady Royals have 7-game win streak.Coming up:Tonight – host […]

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Houlka misses beloved coach

HOULKA – The Houlka gymnasium was filled to capacity Jan. 18 as faculty, staff and students of Houlka High School, along with family members and friends, said goodbye to Coach Jimbo Byars. Byars, 47, died Jan. 15 after a brief battle with cancer, leaving his wife, children and many family members as survivors, but those […]

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Houlka hosts Houston for Chickasaw games

HOUSTON – Low scores don’t necessarily mean low intensity, proved by the Wildcats and Hilltoppers Jan. 19 game in Houlka. Both teams looked a little wary to start, sizing each other up at 2-2 and Houlka’s Jesse Kelly hit the trey to put the Wildcats up 5-2 and spark the action from both sides of […]

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On the road to tourney

HOUSTON – Area teams will burning up the road to playoffs the next two weeks, as division games and tournament seedings are on everyone’s minds and schedules. District tournaments are set for Feb. 11-16 and everyone is jockeying for a better position in the brackets. The Houston Hilltoppers started the week at 2-0 in division […]

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BASKETBALL SCORES: Tuesday, Jan. 22

High School Basketball GIRLS (G) Tupelo 68, South Panola 38 (G) H. W. Byers 69, West Union 28 (G) North Pontotoc 49, Rosa Fort 16 (G) Nettleton 47, South Pontotoc 35 (G) Hickory Flat 64, Strayhorn 23 (G) Pine Grove 58, Thrasher 46 (G) Belmont 57, Mooreville 44 (G) Vardaman 80, TCPS 50 (G) Wheeler […]

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High School Hoop Rankings

Daily Journal Hoops Rankings, Jan. 18 Special to the Chickasaw Journal GIRLS 1. Ripley (14-4): The Lady Tigers knocked off top-ranked Southaven last Saturday.Coming up:Saturday – at Holly Springs. 2. New Site (16-4): Lady Royals have wins against Pontotoc and IAHS.Coming up:Tonight – Prentiss County Tournament. 3. H.W. Byers (12-4): Defending 1A state champs nearly […]

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Calhoun’s Williams earns ASC honor

Former Itawamba Community College Lady Indian turned Mississippi College Lady Choctaw, Ebony Williams of Calhoun City, was named American Southwest Conference East Division Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. Williams earned the honor after averaging 14.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3 assists while shooting 56.5 percent from the floor and recording two blocks and a […]

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Bowens receives Championship ring 50 years later

OKOLONA – Tommy Lee Bowens has a new ring on his finger that has been 50 years in the making. Okolona native Bowens was a member of the 1961 men’s basketball team at Grambling College when the team became the first from Louisiana to win the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Championship and the team […]

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Hebron takes on Winston Academy

The Hebron Eagles and Lady Eagles returned to basketball action last week on the road at Winston Academy. In the first game of the afternoon, the Junior High Lady Eagles took a loss but were led in scoring by Victoria Ferguson with 11 points, Holly Hudson with 10 points and Rebekah Joy Falkner with five. […]

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Chiefs pick up district win

OKOLONA – The Chiefs have battled injuries and shooting trouble in the early season, but came together to make short work of the Hamilton Lions in district play Jan. 8. The Chiefs took a 21-13 lead in the first quarter and never looked back, leading all four frames and dominating in the fourth again for […]

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BASKETBALL SCORES: Tuesday, Jan. 15

Basketball GIRLS (G) Shannon 82, Amory 35 (G) New Site 76, Hamilton 36 (G) Baldwyn 63, Hatley 59 (G) Vardaman 76, Smithville 22 (G) Mooreville 49, Mantachie 43 BOYS (B) Amory 70, Shannon 56 (B) New Site 61, Hamilton 57 (B) Baldwyn 69, Hatley 22 (B) Vardaman 63, Smithville 52 (B) Mooreville 73, Mantachie 42

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