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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 falls, but looking ahead

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

The Yazoo County Panthers defeated the Charleston Tigers 38-22 to clinch the Region 3-3A championship Thursday night in Charleston.

The Panthers improved to 10-0 while the Tigers dropped to 8-3 on the season.


Chocs stand tall in win

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

WEBB — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws closed out the regular season with a 30-14 win over the Coahoma County Red Panthers here Thursday night.


Strider season reaches conclusion

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

STRIDER — The Strider Rams closed out the football season with a 24-16 loss to the Columbus Christian Rams here Friday night.

After favorable outcomes in two other games, the winner of this regular-season finale earned a playoff berth.


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