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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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West Tally campaign ends in loss at Winona


WINONA — The West Tallahatchie Choctaws held their own for more than a quarter, but then the wheels came off and they lost a 62-22 decision to the Winona Tigers in a second-round state playoff game here Friday night.

Strider lady Rams to open Tuesday

The Strider varsity girls’ basketball team features, in front, Katilyn Matthews (left) and Emily Mersereau. Second row (from left) are Cheyanne Anderson, Anna Ross and McKinna Smith.

Strider Academy varsity Rams ready for action

The Strider Academy 2017-18 varsity boys’ basketball team features (from left) Hunter Head, Austin Waldo, Wade Lashley, Luke Smith, Gage Burt, Austin Miller, Tristan Rhea, Hayden Nelson, Alex Threadgill, Garrett Benson, Austin Ross and Nicholas Logan. Strider Academy basketba

Charleston Tigers boys' team off to fast start

The Charleston High School boys’ basketball team began the season on a high note last week with a hard-fought 65-55 win over host Calhoun City in the annual Leonard Holland Classic.  Kendrick Mumphrey had the game high of 16 points off the bench.