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3A State Boys Playoffs East Side Boys 58, Booneville 41 The East Side Trojans kept their season alive by defeating the Booneville High School Blue Devils in the first round of the 3A State Playoffs Tuesday evening in Booneville. East Side improved to 19-11.
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Hornets sting Panthers

MOUND BAYOU — The sting of the John F. Kennedy Hornets proved to be too deadly for the Pine Grove Panthers here Tuesday evening in the first round of the 1A State Boys Basketball Playoffs. The Hornets came out with a solid game plan defensively and defeated the Panthers 65-32.…
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Hawks blowout Rebels

SHAW— The Shaw Hawks are all too familiar with the playoff scene. Over the past four seasons, the Hawks have won two state titles and under the leadership of Coach Anthony Davis the team has always embraced one sacred Davis concept, defense!
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Hicks’ 34 fuels Ray Brooks

BENOIT — In basketball, a team has five players on the court at one time, but it only takes one to take over a contest. Ray Brooks senior guard/forward T’Kyra Hicks took charge here Monday night and put the Lady Tigers on her back as she scored 34 points to…
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Lady Wildcats fall in OT

On Monday night here in the Margaret Wade Gymnasium, Coach Whitney Williams and her Cleveland High Lady Wildcats took the floor in the first round of the 4A State Girls Basketball Playoffs. The Lady Wildcats faced the Itawamba Lady Indians in what turned out to be their final basketball game…
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Region 3-3A Tournament East Side Boys 51, Amanda Elzy 46 The East Side Trojans defeated the Amanda Elzy Panthers in the consolation game of the Region 3-3A Boys Basketball Tournament in Camden to finish third Friday night. The Trojans (18-11) will now travel to Booneville to play Booneville High School…
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Area teams take second

Three area teams took home second in their respective basketball tournaments. The North Sunflower Academy Lady Rebels finished in the North A Tournament in Marvell, Ark. The Cleveland High School Lady Wildcats finished second in the Region 3-4A Girls Tournament in Greenwood, while the West Bolivar High School Lady Eagles…
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DSU teams shine

This weekend was a big one for Delta State University athletics. Saturday marked the final home basketball game for the Statesmen and Lady Statesmen as they took on Christian Brothers in Gulf South Conference action at the Walter Sillers Coliseum, while the Statesmen and Lady Statesmen swimming and diving teams…
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Hawks win sixth region title in a row

  SHAW — The John F. Kennedy Hornets had the Shaw High Hawks’ number through three games during the regular season.   When the chips were down and it mattered the most on Friday night, the Hawks turned the tables and picked up the 49-45 win against the top seeded…
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