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Fred Hervey (seated at left) and Dequan Street (seated at right) sign letters of intent to play NCAA Division I football on the Dec. 18 early National Signing Day. 
Tallahatchie County native Tony Vance will serve as head coach of the South Mississippi All-Stars during Saturday's 71st annual Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Classic.
WEBB — A host of West Tallahatchie football players have received All-Region 3-1A postseason recognition. » First team defense: senior cornerback Malique McGee
Five members of the 2019 Charleston High School Tigers’ varsity football team have been named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-State teams.
Two-and-a-half days after leading his team to the brink of a state championship berth, Charleston High School head football coach Scott Martin was informed that he might not be the coach next seas

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Choctaws reach end of road

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

PASCAGOULA — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws traveled six hours and nearly 400 miles to reach the end of their 2019 football journey.


Steen signs with Itawamba

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

Charleston High School senior Bryan Steen (seated third from left) signs a scholarship offer Nov. 1 to play basketball for the Itawamba Community College Indians of Fulton. Steen is a 6-6, 185-pound power forward for the Tigers.



Chocs fall to Simmons, prepare for Coffeeville

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

WEBB — The West Tallahatchie Choctaws dropped a 22-0 decision to the Simmons Blue Devils during the regular-season home finale at Choctaw Stadium Friday night, Nov. 1.

With the win, Simmons improved to 5-5 while West Tally dropped to 5-6.


Tigers extinguish Dragons, 38-0

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

MARKS — The visiting Charleston Tigers snuffed out the fire of the M.S. Palmer Dragons, beating them 38-0 during the regular-season finale here Friday night, Nov. 1.

The Tigers improved to 7-4 while Palmer slipped to 5-5.


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SUMNER — Robert Lloyd Bailey, Jr., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, after a long illness.