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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 softball team finishes season strong


STRIDER — The Strider Academy Lady Rams’ softball team closed out the season with an 8-7 extra-inning victory over Sharkey Issaquena at James Ramage Field.

With the victory, the Lady Rams finished the season with a 4-14 overall record.

Cheerleaders attend camp


These Charleston High School and Strider Academy cheerleaders were among athletes from numerous schools attending cheerleader camp this summer on the campus of Hinds Community College in Raymond.  The camp was sponsored by the National Cheerleaders Association and the Nationa

Tigers win 31st straight over Choctaws


WEBB — The Charleston High School Tigers beat the West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws 26-0 Friday night to claim a 31st straight victory in this cross-county varsity football rivalry series dubbed the “Battle of the Golden Egg.”

Oak Hill blanks Strider


STRIDER — There were few highlights for the Strider Academy Rams in their 44-0 loss to the Oak Hill Academy Raiders here Friday night.