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SCOOBA — Fred Hervey, sophomore linebacker for the East Mississippi Community College Lions, has been named to the 2019 College Football America Yearbook’s Junior College Preseason Starting Lineup, the publication’s version of a preseason Juco All-America team.

Charleston High School sophomore powerlifter Keely Buckley (above) was named Monday to The Clarion Ledger’s All-State girls’ powerlifting squad as a second-team honoree.  She was one of only 24 young ladies from all public school classifications in Mississippi to earn a powerlifting All-State no

Freddrick L. Hervey is making a name for himself both on the football field and in the classroom at East Mississippi Community College in Scooba.

Charleston High School’s Sauntelee Reed is pictured wearing the medal she earned as the 2019 Class 3A state champion in the high jump.  Reed finished on top of the event during the May 3 Mississippi High School Activities Association State Track and Field Championships, held at Pearl High School

Charleston High School athletes captured two medals during the Saturday, April 13, State Powerlifting Championships at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.

Charleston High School’s Bryantavious “Bryan” Steen (left) was named the Most Valuable Defensive Player in the 2019 Mississippi Sports Medicine North/South All-Star Basketball Game, played Saturday, March 23, at A.E.

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Strider's McKinna Smith medals at state track meet


McKinna Smith, a 10th-grader at Strider Academy, placed third in the 100-meter low hurdles during the recent Mississippi Association of Independent Schools’ Class A State Track Meet in Jackson.  Smith posted a bronze medal-winning time of 18.1, marking the third straight year

CHS ladies win four state medals


PEARL — The Charleston High School Lady Tigers’ track team captured one gold and three bronze medals at Saturday’s Mississippi High School Activities Association State Track Championships.

State championships await West Tally track qualifiers


A group of West Tallahatchie High School athletes have qualified for the Mississippi High School Activities Association’s Class 2A State Track and Field Championships, to be held Friday at the Woody Barnett Track & Field Complex in Pearl.

Charleston athletes qualify to compete at state meet


After winning their district and region meets in track and field in recent back-to-back weeks, the Charleston High School Lady Tigers had another successful outing at Saturday’s Class 3A North State Championships, held at Center Hill High School in Olive Branch.



CHARLESTON —  James Devi Brewer, age 53, construction worker, passed away Monday, July 8,  at St.... READ MORE