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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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Charleston blasts Humphreys County


BELZONI — The Charleston High School Tigers mauled the Humphreys County Cowboys 52-12 here Friday night.

Charleston improved to 8-2. Humphreys fell to 2-7.

“It was a good night for us,” CHS head coach Scott Martin said, matter-of-factly.

Choctaws top O'Bannon


GREENVILLE — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws beat the O’Bannon Greenwaves 34-28 here Friday night.

West Tally pushed their record to 6-4 while O’Bannon fell to 6-3-1.

Strider wins first of year


STRIDER — The Strider Rams won their first game of the season, defeating Delta Streets of Greenwood 32-28 here Friday night.

“I was happy for the boys,” said Strider head coach Kelvin Newton, whose Rams improved to 1-9 while Delta Streets fell to 0-9.

Tallahatchie Tigers top Sunflower cats


Not all Tigers are created equal, as the Charleston High School Tigers proved in a 38-7 win over Ruleville Central’s Tigers during homecoming Friday night in Charleston.

Strider Rams lose to Deer Creek


STRIDER — The Strider Academy Rams lost a 41-6 match to the Deer Creek School Warriors at Joe B. Bradshaw Field Friday night.

Strider fell to 0-9 on the season while Deer Creek improved to 3-4.



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