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SOFTBALL: Houston stopped by Corinth; Hamilton, Smithville advance

Northeast Mississippi’s three defending state champions – Corinth (4A), Hamilton (2A) and Smithville (1A) – opened the MHSAA slow pitch softball playoffs Tuesday with victories. Corinth rallied to beat Houston 9-2 and 14-10 after losing the best-of-three series opener 11-1. Hamilton, which moved down to 1A this season, swept Broad Street 14-0 and 23-0 while […]

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FOOTBALL: High School Roundup Friday, Oct. 11, 2113

Daily Journal reports Oxford, the Daily Journal’s No. 1-ranked 5A/6A team, scored 37 first-half points on its way to a convincing 40-9 home victory against Lewisburg in Division 1-5A play. The Chargers (7-0, 3-0) took a 16-0 first-quarter lead on the first of Kenzie Phillips’ two TD runs, a 21-yarder. Jack Abraham had a 2-yard […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Area scores Aberdeen 39, Kemper 22 Baldwyn 58, Hatley 7 Bruce 25, Europa 20 Byhalia 14, New Albany 12 Calhoun Aca. 34, Central Aca. 28, OT Calhoun City 42, East Webster 31 Clarksdale 36, Saltillo 29 Coffeeville 34, Smithville 22 Coldwater 50, Vardaman 12 Corinth 59, Tishomingo County 21 Falkner 59, Biggersville 32 French Camp […]

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Houston tops district foe Caledonia, 13-0

HOUSTON – It was a tough week for the Hilltoppers but they pulled it all together Friday night to beat division foe Caledonia, 13-0. Houston (1-6, 1-0) used a strong defense to hold the Confederates (2-4, 0-1) scoreless and to also put points on the board. All of the game’s scoring came in the second […]

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PARASHAY HAMILTON: Taking the next step

Graduating from high school is a milestone for many students. Graduation also marks the beginning of a new and exciting endeavor – college. Getting ready for college and deciding which schools you want to attend can be an overwhelming process. To help prepare you, consider attending a college fair. A local college fair gives students […]

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AP: Mississippi High School Football Polls, Oct. 8, 2013

Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. Brandon (13) (6-0) 157 1 2. South Panola (2) (6-1) 138 3 3. Oak Grove (1) (6-0) 127 4 4. Oxford (6-0) 89 5 5. Petal […]

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FOOTBALL: Highschool Roundup

EDITOR’S NOTE: Complete area game stories and photos will be published in the Wednesday, Sept. 25, Chickasaw Journal.   Alston Dill scored three touchdowns and quarterback Dustin Carrell passed for one in the rain Friday to lead Mantachie to a 52-0 road victory against Alcorn Central. The Mustangs (4-1) took an early 6-0 lead on […]

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East Webster school could be occupied in September.

CUMBERLAND – Students at East Webster will start the school year on the campus of Wood Junior College with plans to move them into their new high school in September. The East Webster High School was destroyed by a tornado in April 2011 and moved classes to Wood Junior College six days later. The district […]

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Midnight madness: Houston Toppers hit hard for late-night crowd

BY BRANDON SPECK DAILY JOURNAL HOUSTON – Football is far from an afterthought in Houston. Approximately 300 fans gave up sleep at midnight Friday to watch the Hilltoppers’ first full-pad practice of 2013 into the wee hours of Saturday morning. “You get to actually see who’s going to bring it and who’s not,” said junior […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Dress Code Policy

Dress Code Policies 2013 HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL * Shoes must be worn at all times. House shoes are not permitted. Shoelaces must be in shoes that reqauire them. * Hats, caps other headgear and sunglasses are not to be worn to school * Tube tops, halters, tank tops (spaghetti straps), bare or exposed midriffs, backless […]

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VHS honor roll released

VARDAMAN – Vardaman High School has released the honor roll for the academic year. Seventh Grade Principal’s List Kayla Gaskin, Maegan Stroup and Dillon Williams Regular Honor Roll Preston Bullard, Ansley Casey, Christina Free, Dakota Murphree, Zachery Pettit and Hunter Spencer Eighth Grade Principal’s List Brandon Washington, CJ Weddle and Tori Wilson Regular Honor Roll […]

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Highway 50 closed near Cumberland

  Highway 50 near Cumberland will be closed Thursday and motorist in the area are urged to seek another route. The stretch of road will be closed as utility crews run a water line to the new East Webster School under construction in northern Webster County. Work crews hope to  have the road reopened sometime […]

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Houston preps for Common Core

HOUSTON – Teachers get homework, too. Teachers at Houston schools were in the classroom recently gearing up for the implementation of Common Core into the district’s curriculum and while the big changes will be seen by teachers, students and parents will see changes, too. “Going to block scheduling for reading and writing at the Middle […]

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Houston High School honor rolls

HOUSTON – Houston High School has released the honor rolls for the academic year. Ninth Grade Superintendent’s list Carley Bevels, Liza Boyer, Clay Faulkner, Justin Hardin and Madison Mitchell Principal’s list Katlyn Abrams, Ezra Blissard, Madison Bullard, Madeline Burdine, Lane Callahan, Alexis Doss, Gabriel Haire, J.C. Hare, Charlie Hopson, Victoria Kilgore, Tristen Laufenberg, Kevonte’ Marble, […]

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