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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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Strider Rams lose to Deer Creek


STRIDER — The Strider Academy Rams lost a 41-6 match to the Deer Creek School Warriors at Joe B. Bradshaw Field Friday night.

Strider fell to 0-9 on the season while Deer Creek improved to 3-4.

West Tally falls 36-16 to South Delta


WEBB — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws played pretty good for more than three-quarters of the game, before eventually dropping a 36-16 decision to the South Delta Bulldogs.