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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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West Tally falls 36-16 to South Delta


WEBB — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws played pretty good for more than three-quarters of the game, before eventually dropping a 36-16 decision to the South Delta Bulldogs.

Strider falls 51-0 at Carroll


CARROLLTON — The Strider Academy Rams dropped a 51-0 decision to the Carroll Academy Rebels here Friday night.

The loss plunged the Rams to 0-7 on the season while the Rebels improved to 2-3.



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