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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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Wildcats overpower Rams

VARDAMAN – The Houlka Wildcats made a short trip across the county line to Vardaman Jan. 8 for a rematch with the Rams and came away with a win, but had to work out of a first quarter slump to do it. The Wildcats and Rams both started slow and battled shooting problems resulting in […]

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Toppers break division with win

The Houston Hilltoppers snagged their first district win on the road Jan. 11, defeating Caledonia 80-53. Anquan Russell led for the Toppers with 21 points, followed by Sharone Wright with 19. Chris Jones had 16 and Caleb Morgan posted 12 in the win. Lafayette tops Toppers ECRU – Montreal Nabors and Brandon Mack’s 15 points […]

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BASKETBALL SCORES: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

Basketball GIRLS (G) New Albany 82, Booneville 57 (G) Baldwyn 63, Walnut 35 (G) Heritage Academy 30, Marshall Academy 26 (G) Hamilton 53, Aberdeen 25 (G) North Pontotoc 62, Tupelo 59 (G) Ingomar 57, Blue Mountain 25 (G) Tishomingo County 46, Vardaman 35 (G) East Side 48, Red Bay 41 (G) Red Bay 46, Kossuth […]

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BASKETBALL SCORES: Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

Basketball GIRLS (G) New Albany 53, Rosa Fort 31 (G) Corinth 53, Tishomingo County 49 (G) Pontotoc 58, Itawamba AHS 54 (G) Belmont 71, Holly Springs 35 (G) West Union 45, Mantachie 33 (G) Walnut 43, East Union 27 (G) New Site 55, Baldwyn 36 (G) Falkner 64, Wheeler 55 (G) Jumpertown 68, Thrasher 58, […]

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BASKETBALL SCORES: Tuesday, Jan. 8

Scores from Tuesday, Jan. 8:   GIRLS (G) Hickory Flat 57, Blue Mountain 42 (G) East Union 58, Hatley 49 (G) Marshall Academy 43, Magnolia Heights 29 (G) Itawamba AHS 59, Tishomingo County 50 (G) TCPS 39, Smithville 23 (G) Vardaman 40, Houlka 26 (G) Booneville 60, Mooreville 57 (G) Belmont 71, Walnut 21 (G) […]

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