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Former Northpoint Christian basketball standout and Miss Tennessee Basketball Ashtyn Baker is the Big South Conference Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week for the fourth time this season. Playing for Liberty University, Baker averaged 9.5 points, two rebounds and two assists a game for t…

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Center Hill outfielder Drake Wilson signed his scholarship letter to play baseball at Mississippi Delta Community College next season on Friday, Feb. 16. Looking on are (seated from left) mother Anissa and father Tim Wilson, and (standing from left) assistant coach J.J. Terry and head coach …

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The Northpoint Christian School girls' basketball team has reached the TSSAA Division II-A West Region finals for the sixth straight year, following Thursday night's convincing, albeit low-scoring 40-18 victory over Tipton-Rosemark Academy in a regional semifinal game at Evangelical Christia…

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Former NFL player and coach Dan Reeves spoke to nearly 1,000 in attendance at the recent Fellowship of Christian Athletes fundraiser breakfast held at the Landers Center in Southaven. The Dallas Cowboys football playing great and NFL coach with three teams related his story about how his foo…

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The current losing streak for the Memphis Hustle NBA G League basketball team reached three on Sunday afternoon with a 122-113 defeat to the Drive in Grand Rapids, Mich. The victory continued the Drive’s current win streak at six.

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Lewisburg High School’s Peyton Potter (center) was named the winner of the Coach Bob Patterson Award given by the Northwest Mississippi Fellowship of Christian Athletes during the FCA’s annual fundraiser breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 8. Potter is joined by (from left) finalists Ja’Marcus Brads…

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Goaltender Jared Rutledge turned away 30 shots and Donald Olivieri netted his first goal in his first game back with the team, as the Mississippi RiverKings beat the Mayhem 4-1 during the team’s second Face Off Field Trip game of the year Tuesday morning at the Landers Center in Southaven.

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Four senior members of the DeSoto Central High School baseball team Friday signed to play collegiately next season at the college level. From left, pitcher Matthew Taylor signed with East Mississippi, infielder/pitcher Peyton Mills inked with Northwest Mississippi, Alex Russell signed with I…

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Northpoint Christian School soccer player Mallary Cox signs a letter of intent to play at Northwest Mississippi Community College next season, as father Larry and mother Wendy Cox look on. Mallary scored 10 goals this fall to lead the Lady Trojans to a school-record 12 wins. She finished wit…

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Olive Branch football coach Tyler Turner (left) accepts the DeSoto County Touchdown Club Coach of the Year award at the group’s Monday noon meeting in Southaven. In his first season at Olive Branch, Turner coached the Conquistadors to the MHSAA 5A North Half Finals one year removed from a wi…

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To say former Olive Branch High School basketball great Myah Taylor is taking a year off from the game because she's in a redshirt year for the number-two ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs, now 22-0 after Sunday's 69-49 victory over Ole Miss, would be a gross misstatement.

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For the second straight year, DeSoto Central and Strike Zone Lanes in Southaven will host the Class III high school bowling North regional meet on Friday, Feb. 2. It will be the qualifying step toward a possible state championship in the classification that consists of the 6A schools in Miss…

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Blue Mountain College pitching ace Jonas White, a senior from Lewisburg High School, dealt five innings of three-hit ball Thursday to pick up the pitching win for the Toppers, while striking out six. Blue Mountain defeated LSU-Shreveport 8-2. Shreveport came back to win the second game of th…

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