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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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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.

CHS Tigers skunk Tobie Town team


SENATOBIA — The Charleston High School Tigers shut out the previously unbeaten Senatobia Warriors 14-0 in a defensive slugfest here Friday night.

Charleston improved to 3-1 while Senatobia fell to 3-1.



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