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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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Charleston splatters Belmont in rain


Charleston High School head coach Scott Martin said his Tigers seem to enjoy playing in the rain, a statement difficult to dispute after Friday night’s 48-0 home win over Belmont in a very wet first-round state playoff game.

CHS falls, but looking ahead


The Yazoo County Panthers defeated the Charleston Tigers 38-22 to clinch the Region 3-3A championship Thursday night in Charleston.

The Panthers improved to 10-0 while the Tigers dropped to 8-3 on the season.

Chocs stand tall in win


WEBB — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws closed out the regular season with a 30-14 win over the Coahoma County Red Panthers here Thursday night.