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The Charleston Tigers baseball team finished the regular season 14-2 and will host Holly Springs Thursday in the first round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association playoffs.

The Charleston High School Tigers’ varsity football team will host a spring game Thursday, May 10, against the Lake Cormorant Gators.

Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. in Tiger Stadium on the Charleston campus.

Weather conditions have made it difficult for the Charleston High School Tigers baseball team to play, but they have managed to start the season with a perfect 6-0 record.

The Charleston High School Lady Tigers’ powerlifting team captured the Class II North State championship last week.

For a third straight year, the title was decided by tiebreaker.

On National Signing Day Feb. 7, Charleston High School linebacker Fred Hervey signed a National Letter of Intent to play football for the four-time national Lions of East Mississippi Community College.

On National Signing Day Feb. 7, Charleston High School Tigers’ defensive back Dequan Street and linebacker Laderius “Bo” Curtis signed National Letters of Intent to play football for the Coahoma Community College Tigers.

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CHS hosts MLK classic Saturday

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

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.


Ty Williams commits to USM

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

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 Colleg


CHS boys top Water Valley

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

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.


Charleston High girls win Coffeeville tournament

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

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.



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CHARLESTON — Charley Lee Williams, age 64, passed away at his home Tuesday, April 17.