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.
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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.
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
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.
Editor’s note: Malik Bailey, of Tutwiler, is a graduate of West Tallahatchie High School, where he was a standout member of the Choctaws’ 2016 state championship-winning basketball team.
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.