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CLARKSDALE — In a defensive slugfest, the Charleston High School Tigers fell 14-6 to the North Side High School Gators in Friday night’s (Nov. 29) Class 2A North championship game.
On the strength of a gutsy 6-3 win over Calhoun City in the Nov.
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.

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Charleston loses to North Panola — again


If the final score of Friday night’s game — North Panola 14, Charleston 0 — sounds familiar, it should.

The Cougars defeated the Tigers by the same score and at the same venue, Tiger Stadium, during a third-round playoff contest last November.

Chocs fall to 0-2


WEBB — The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws dropped an 8-6 decision to the Coahoma County Red Panthers here Friday night.

West Tally fell to 0-2 on the young season while Coahoma improved to 1-1.

Game information was not readily available.

Fred Hervey shows up for Lions

Former Charleston High School and now East Mississippi Community College defensive standout Fred Hervey (No. 4, left) makes a tackle against Hinds Community College Thursday night (Aug. 29().

Charleston tops Yazoo County 20-13


YAZOO CITY — In a wild and wooly affair, Charleston defeated Yazoo County 20-13 here Friday night (Aug. 30).

The visiting Tigers struggled out of the gate and survived a shaky finish, but they played well enough in between to claim the win over the Panthers.



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