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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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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.



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