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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 shuts out Coahoma Aggie, 34-0


WEBB — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws dominated Friday night’s game against the Coahoma Agricultural High School Tigers, winning 34-0 at Choctaw Stadium.

West Tally improved to 2-1 while Coahoma fell to 0-3.

Horn Lake muzzles Charleston Tigers


The Class 6A Horn Lake High School Eagles walloped the Class 3A Charleston High School Tigers 40-8 at Tiger Stadium Friday night.

Horn Lake improved to 2-0 while Charleston fell to 2-1.

Strider Rams lose on late collapse


STRIDER — The Strider Academy Rams led the entire first half but lost a 30-20 decision to the Claiborne Academy Rebels here Friday night.

Claiborne improved to 1-1 while Strider fell to 0-2.