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“PLAY BALL!” Houston chasing state title

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal It’s the MHSAA Baseball Championships and there isn’t a bad team in the bunch as the State Playoffs get underway today at Trustmark Park in Pearl. Scheduled to kick off the day’s proceedings at 1 p.m. is the 4A series featuring the Houston Hilltoppers against Newton County. Houston […]

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Great start gives Toppers North State 4A title

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel HOUSTON – The Houston Hilltoppers could not have started any better in Friday night’s Game 2 of the MHSAA Class 4A North championship series. Sophomore Colton Peel made quick work of Ripley in the top of the first. The Houston bats went to work in the the bottom half of […]

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GAME ONE: Houston nips Ripley at North Half

Special to the Chickasaw Journal RIPLEY – A classic matchup between two of the best Class 4A baseball teams in Northeast Mississippi went as expected – down to the wire. Houston and Ripley combined for only seven hits, and one run made the difference in their MHSAA Class 4A North finals series opener. Houston’s Hilltoppers […]

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GAME DAY: Weather changes Houston baseball schedule

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The logistics of weather and sports, especially during the playoffs, can create quick game changes. Such is the case of the Class 1A, 4A and 5A state semifinal baseball games, which have been moved to today in an effort to avoid the forecast of bad weather for Thursday. […]

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Lady Hilltoppers crush Yazoo

  (James Ingram / Buy at photos.chickasawjournal.com) Houston’s Scarlett Doss (17) played the game at the plate in addition to her pitching performance against Yazoo City in the first round of the 4A Softball Playoffs Friday in Houston. By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The pitching was there, the hits were there and the […]

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SOFTBALL BRACKETS: Playoffs April 22-23, 2016

      Softball Playoffs Play-in Series FRIDAY’S GAMES Class 1A Myrtle at Hamilton, 5 p.m. Vardaman at Pine Grove, 5:30 p.m. Byes: Biggersville, Falkner, Smithville, West Union, Wheeler Class 2A O’Bannon at Walnut, 5 p.m. East Union at Leland Potts Camp at Winona, 1 p.m. Byes: Mantachie, Riverside, Strayhorn Class 3A Amanda Elzy at […]

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PLAYOFF PREVIEW: East Webster standing in the way of Bassfield

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal CLINTON – Bassfield will visit Oxford on Friday in search of its fourth-straight state Class 2A football championship. The first three haven’t been close, 35-0 over Eupora, followed by 48-7 and 60-35 over Calhoun City. The Yellow Jackets have outscored four 2015 playoff teams 191-62. East Webster coach Doug Wilson, […]

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WEEK 15: High School Football Scores

MHSAA PLAYOFFS North/South Finals Friday CLASS 6A North Starkville 28, Madison Central 20 South Petal 36, Meridian 28 CLASS 5A North Oxford 35, West Point 7 South Wayne County 55, Laurel 27 CLASS 4A North Noxubee County 14, Greenwood 7 South St. Stanislaus 62, Lawrence County 28 CLASS 3A North Charleston 37, Aberdeen 6 South […]

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Topper season finale

      By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – In the playoffs, only one team goes undefeated and that will not be Houston this fall. The Houston (9-5, 2-3) Hilltoppers lost to the Noxubee (10-4, 5-0) Tigers, 56-26, in a hard fought, hard hitting third round playoff game Friday night that was the […]

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Houston advances to 4A Playoffs Second Round

Daily Journal reports Denver McQuary’s pass interception and 50-yard return for a touchdown gave Houston a 17-point lead in the fourth quarter of the Hilltoppers’ 31-14 Class 4A playoff win over top-seeded Corinth. The interception was McQuary’s 29th of his career, one shy of the state record, and his fourth this season. The Toppers got […]

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MHSAA Football Playoff Schedule, Nov. 13

  Friday, Nov. 13   CLASS 1A Kennedy at Smithville Falkner at Shaw Coldwater at Simmons Brooks at West Lowndes Salem at Nanih Waiya French Camp at Lumberton Sebastopol at Resurrection Stringer at Noxapater   CLASS 2A Strayhorn at Calhoun City Baldwyn at J.Z. George O’Bannon at Winona East Webster at South Delta Amite County […]

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Regular season finale

      By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal   HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers are headed to the playoffs but they wanted to finish up district business with a win over Noxubee County Friday night. The visiting Tigers jumped on top early and scored all their points in the first half and took a 35-10 victory […]

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FIRST ROUND: MHSAA Football Playoffs

First Round, Nov. 6 CLASS 2A North Eupora at Baldwyn JZ George at Leflore County East Union at Calhoun City West Bolivar at Strayhorn West Tallahatchie at O’Bannon Winona at Mantachie South Delta at Coahoma AHS Walnut at East Webster South North Forrest at Bay Springs Pisgah at Amite County Heidelberg at Mize Prentiss at […]

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EMCC ineligible after brawl with Mississippi Delta.

Special to the Chickasaw Journal A benches-clearing brawl during a game Thursday night has knocked defending national champion East Mississippi Community college out of the state playoffs. That, in turn, has unexpectedly put Itawamba CC into the playoffs. The state’s governing body, the MACJC, decided Friday to rule EMCC ineligible after a fracas near the […]

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