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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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Strider lady Rams to open Tuesday

The Strider varsity girls’ basketball team features, in front, Katilyn Matthews (left) and Emily Mersereau. Second row (from left) are Cheyanne Anderson, Anna Ross and McKinna Smith.


Strider Academy varsity Rams ready for action

The Strider Academy 2017-18 varsity boys’ basketball team features (from left) Hunter Head, Austin Waldo, Wade Lashley, Luke Smith, Gage Burt, Austin Miller, Tristan Rhea, Hayden Nelson, Alex Threadgill, Garrett Benson, Austin Ross and Nicholas Logan. Strider Academy basketba


Charleston Tigers boys' team off to fast start

The Charleston High School boys’ basketball team began the season on a high note last week with a hard-fought 65-55 win over host Calhoun City in the annual Leonard Holland Classic.  Kendrick Mumphrey had the game high of 16 points off the bench.



Charleston splatters Belmont in rain

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

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.


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Obituaries

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