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BLUE SPRINGS — The Charleston Tigers whipped the East Union Urchins 52-27 in a second-round playoff game here Friday night.
PASCAGOULA — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws traveled six hours and nearly 400 miles to reach the end of their 2019 football journey.
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.
Former Charleston High School Tigers standout Fred Hervey is one of seven East Mississippi Community College Lions football players named to the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Col
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.

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West Tally falls 53-34 in shootout at Riverside


AVON — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws lost to the Riverside Bulldogs 53-34 during homecoming here Friday night.

“There was a whole lot of offense and no defense on both teams,” said WTHS head coach Lorenzo Pimpton.

West Tally Choctaws slay Ethel Tigers 52-0


ETHEL — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws skunked the Ethel Tigers 52-0 here Friday night

The win gave West Tally their greatest margin of victory since Sept. 23, 2016, when the Choctaws beat the Byers Lions 58-0.

CHS loses 13-12 squeaker, prepares for homecoming


FOREST — For most of the game, the Charleston High School Tigers held a lead on the defending Class 2A state champion Scott Central Rebels, but the home team scored late and held on for a razor-thin 13-12 victory.

Chocs wallop felines


WEBB — The West Tallahatchie Choctaws dominated the Ray Brooks Tigers 42-8 in the Region 3-1A opener for both teams here Friday night.

The 34-point margin of victory was West Tally’s greatest since Sept. 1, 2017, when they beat Coahoma Aggie 34-0.



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