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Northpoint Christian School senior Peyton Miller signs a scholarship offer to attend and play golf at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson. Miller competed in the Tennessee Division II-AA West Region golf meet and was one stroke away from qualifying for the state meet this fall. From l…

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Former Northpoint Christian School basketball standout Ashtyn Baker drives on her Michigan opponent during a game for Liberty University. The 3-5 Flames play host to Shippensburg this Saturday with Baker as team captain in just her first year. Baker is averaging 6.9 points per game and has s…

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When the Memphis Hustle NBA G League basketball team takes the Landers Center floor against the Iowa Wolves Wednesday night at 7 p.m., hopefully some more of what could be called “Hannahs’ Howitzers” are available if need be.

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Former DeSoto Central standout Grant Kimberlin (5) looks for running room as a senior back for the Harding (Ark.) University Bisons during a game this season. Kimberlin and the Bisons reached the NCAA Division II semifinals before a 31-17 loss to Texas-Commerce on Saturday, despite Kimberlin…

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The Mississippi RiverKings allowed a season-high nine goals as Justin MacDonald secured a hat-trick for Evansville in the Thunderbolts’ 9-3 victory over the RiverKings Saturday night in Evansville, Ind.

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Olive Branch native Matthew Sneed warms up during Northeast Mississippi Community College’s season ending doubleheader against Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College last May. Sneed has signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to continue his baseball career at Delta State University.

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Former Memphis Tiger Austin Nichols is progressing in the transition from the college game to the professional one as a member of the Memphis Hustle in the NBA G League. Saturday, Nichols’ presence was a key component in the Hustle’s latest victory on the basketball floor.

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The Memphis Hustle righted the ship with a 94-93 win over the Agua Caliente Clippers Thursday at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif., snapping a four-game losing streak. Trailing 93-92, Marquis Teague knocked down two free throws to give Memphis the lead with 2.9 seconds left. Ma…

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Itawamba Community College sophomore pitcher Kris Peet has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career at Delta State University. The Olive Branch native is a transfer and will play his first season for Coach Rick Collier this spring. Prior to ICC, Peet played his fres…

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Right-hander Dylan Marsh (third from left), a former Lake Cormorant High School pitcher, was among seven players from the East Central Community College program to sign National Letters of Intent. Marsh has committed to play next season at Louisiana-Monroe. Others and their commitments are a…

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The Memphis Hustle fought off a slow start and improved to 3-2 with an 88-80 win over the Iowa Wolves Friday in a defensive-minded contest at Landers Center. The Hustle allowed just 31 points in the second half on 9-of-35 shooting for Iowa (.257), both season lows in a half for a Hustle opponent.

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* In DeSoto County pro sports action, the Memphis Hustle NBA G League team played host to the Iowa Wolves, which was a Grizzlies D League affiliate as the Iowa Energy last season, Friday night at the Landers Center in Southaven. The Hustle play next Tuesday night at Rio Grande Valley and are…

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DeSoto County football teams still in playoff action take to the field again Friday night. Horn Lake makes a long trip to Starkville in an attempt to keep the Eagles’ MHSAA 6A hopes for a North Half finals berth alive, while a cross-county battle Friday has Olive Branch traveling to Lake Cor…

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Northwest Mississippi Community College has accepted an invitation to play in The 2017 Graphic Edge Bowl, marking the school's 12th all-time bowl appearance and fourth in the last six years. The Rangers will face the NJCAA’s third-ranked Iowa Western Reivers on Sunday, Dec. 3.

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Four-time MHSAA 5A state track and field champion Camaryn McClelland of Center Hill has signed to compete at Austin Peay State University, Tenn. McClelland is the reigning state champ in the triple jump, an event she also won in 2015 and 2016. Camaryn also is the 100 meter hurdle state champ…

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