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WEBB — When the Cleveland Central High School basketball teams visited West Tallahatchie High School Saturday, it was not just another game day.

The Charleston High School basketball program will host the inaugural Coca-Cola Charleston MLK Hardwood Classic on Saturday, Jan. 13, CHS boys’ head coach Willie Bell III announced Sunday.

Former Charleston High School Tiger Travion “Ty” Williams (right) announced last week that he has committed to attend the University of Southern Mississippi under a full athletic scholarship.  Williams, a cornerback, led his present team, the East Mississippi Community College Lions, to a win in

The Charleston High School Tigers boys’ basketball team rallied for a 65-63 come-from-behind win over the Water Valley Blue Devils Tuesday night.

Members of the Charleston High School Lady Tigers’ basketball team are pictured with the championship trophy after their recent first-place finish in the Coffeeville High School invitational basketball tournament.

A pair of Tallahatchie County athletes from different schools will be playing on the same team during Saturday’s Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Classic.

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CHS' Ty Williams scores TD to help team win national title

Charleston High School product Ty Williams (right) returns an interception 49 yards for a first-quarter pick-six to help pace his East Mississippi Community College Lions to a 31-28 victory over Arizona Western College during the Sunday, Dec.

Charleston boys start strong


Kendrick Mumphrey (right) goes up to shoot for the Charleston High School Tigers in their recent home basketball game against cross-county rivals, the West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws.  Charleston won the contest, 48-40, improving to 2-0 at the time (after a season-open

Charleston falls short at North Panola


SARDIS — The North Panola Cougars defeated the Charleston Tigers 38-18 in a second-round state playoff game here Friday night.

North Panola improved to 12-0 while Charleston finished the season at 9-4.