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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 improve to 5-4 with big win


McADAMS — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws made an impressive showing, defeating the McAdams Bulldogs 36-6 here Friday night.

West Tally rose to 5-4 — and a stout 4-1 in Region 3-1A games, in which they have outscored opponents 148-50.

Charleston whops Coahoma Co. 40-6


The Charleston Tigers put up four touchdowns in the first quarter Friday en route to a 40-6 win over Region 3-2A foe Coahoma County on senior night at Tiger Stadium.

Charleston improved to 5-4 while Coahoma fell to 1-7.

Charleston falls flat against North Side


The Shelby North Side Gators topped the Charleston High School Tigers 22-8 in an important Region 3-2A game at Tiger Stadium Friday night.

North Side remained undefeated at 7-0 overall and 2-0 in the region, while Charleston fell to 4-4 and 1-1.

Choctaws clip Hawks for homecoming win


WEBB — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws defeated the Shaw Hawks 18-8 during homecoming here Friday night.

“It’s always good to get that homecoming win,” said West Tally head coach Lorenzo Pimpton.



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