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Houston eyes playoffs

HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers 40-21 win over West Lauderdale should put them in the playoffs, but it came at a high price. The Hilltoppers jumped out to a 20-7 lead in the first quarter and looked to have the game in control, then senior fullback Brandon “Boosie” Townsend broke his leg on a run the […]

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Lady Hilltoppers stopped by Amory

AMORY – It takes the best to beat the best and the Lady Hilltoppers were stopped in the second round of the MHSSA softball playoffs by the Lady Panthers, but only after three games Saturday afternoon. The Hilltoppers had downed Kosciusko in two games Thursday and bounced right back for Saturday contest. They lost the […]

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FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Friday, Nov. 15 football capsules

Class 1A Hamilton (8-3) at Mound Bayou JFK (8-3) THE BUZZ: Mound Bayou ended Hamilton’s season in this round last year, a 40-10 win at Mound Bayou in Class 2A. … Mound Bayou RB Carnez Gant has rushed for 1,095 yards and 11 TDs. … Hamilton RB Pallas Fair had a tough 29 yards on […]

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SCORES: Saturday, May 19, 2013

Scores from Saturday, May 19 Local stories and photos of select MHSAA playoffs will be published in the Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Chickasaw Journal. Baseball MHSAA North Championships Class 1A TCPS 10, Greenville St. Joe 0 (Series tied 1-1) Class 3A Kossuth 6, Independence 3 (Series tied 1-1) Class 6A Southaven 3, DeSoto Central 0 […]

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Houston Lady Toppers need two wins today

by Gene Phelps NEMS Daily Journal EDITOR’S NOTE: Keep checking back with chickasawjournal.com for today’s game updates. RIDGELAND – Newton County coach Justin Chaney calls it “fastbreak softball.”His Lady Cougars registered a few layups with their up-tempo attack Friday afternoon and sprinted to a 16-3, five-inning victory against defending state champion Houston in the MHSAA […]

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Harper shuts down East Webster Lady Wolverines

by Gene Phelps NEMS Daily Journal RIDGELAND – When Hayleigh Harper is confident, Enterprise-Clarke’s opponents should beware. Harper, the Lady Bulldogs’ right-handed starting pitcher, recorded seven strikeouts and held East Webster scoreless for six innings Friday in Enterprise-Clarke’s 6-3 victory in Game 1 of the MHSAA Class 2A fast-pitch state championship series. Game 2 is […]

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Softball Finals At A Glance

by Gene Phelps NEMS Daily Journal Class 1A Game 1 – 6 p.m., Friday Game 2 – 10 a.m., Saturday Game 3 – TBA Saturday West Union (25-6) Leaders Bailey Bogue .469 avg, 29 RBI Julianna Garner .460 avg, Brittany Taylor 18-3 record, 0.85 ERA Nanih Waiya (23-7) Leaders Brantlie Sheets 11-4 record, 3.39 ERA […]

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Next stop Freedom Park!

HOUSTON – The Lady Toppers started looking toward a repeat trip to Jackson ever since they left as champions in May 2012. And now, they’ll get their chance. The Lady Toppers took three games to finish their best-of-three series with Corinth for North Half, but they got the two wins they needed to secure their […]

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Lady Rams close in playoffs

VARDAMAN – The Lady Rams battled through their season and into playoffs but came up just short of their goal of a trip to Jackson this year. The Vardaman girls closed out their season in quarterfinals, one game away from making North Half. The Lady Rams went three games in the play-in round, finally passing […]

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SCORES: Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Scores from Tuesday, May 7:   Baseball (MHSAA Playoffs) Class 1A Tupelo Christian 19, Ingomar 7 TCPS wins series 2-1 Softball (MHSAA Playoffs) Class 1A Vardaman 14, West Union 2 West Union 13, Vardaman 2 West Union wins series 2-1.

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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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Amory, Houston in mirror matchup

by Brandon Speck NEMS Daily Journal   It is technically the first round of the 2013 MHSAA state baseball playoffs, but Amory and Houston probably feel like they’re prepping for a North finals series. The two 4A contenders will play a best-of-three series beginning tonight in Amory to determine who goes on and who goes […]

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