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Tyler lived life to the fullest

Life is a hard thing to figure out, particularly when something tragic happens. When I heard the news of Cleveland Central High School student-athlete Larry Tyler III’s death, I was in complete shock. It’s heartbreaking when a young 17-year-old like Tyler is taken from us. When I think of Tyler,…
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Championship games for Saturday set

SHAW — After two grueling nights, the table has now been set to determine the best teams in the Bolivar County Basketball Tournament. The Broad Street Lady Jaguars (8-1) will play the Cleveland Central Lady Wolves (8-2) in the girls championship game, while the John F. Kennedy Hornets (6-10) will play the…
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Statesmen ranked No. 1 in CBN preseason poll

The Delta State University Statesmen had a great season on the baseball diamond in 2017. They went 45-13, won the Gulf South Conference Title, the South Region Championship and advanced to the NCAA Division II World Series. DSU run last year didn’t go unnoticed. In fact, expectations for DSU will…
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Townsend rules the boards for Wildcats

    In the game of basketball there are many skills that come in to play. Shooting, ball handling and passing are always at the top of most players list. Having all those skills are great, but you can't pass, shoot or dribble if you don't have the ball and…
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Prep Football Roundup (Sept. 25, 2015)

Shaw 33, JFK 18 The Shaw Hawks welcomed the John F. Kennedy Hornets into town Friday to kickoff Region 2-1A action. The Hawks proved to be too much in the third quarter by outscoring the Hornets 20-6 to pull away for the victory. The Hawks led 13-12 at halftime. Shaw…
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Coleman-Dancer dazzles in Battle of 61 win

The “Battle of 61” proved to be one of the more breath taking crosstown clashes here Friday night at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. The Cleveland High School Wildcats and the East Side Trojans lit up the scoreboard. At the end of the evening, the Wildcats escaped with a 41-36 victory. Cleveland…
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Lady Colts head to state as No. 2 seed

  The Bayou Academy Lady Colts had to play themselves out of the losers bracket on Monday, but finished strong to take second in the North AAA State Tournament, held at Bear Pen Park in Cleveland. Head Coach Lauren LaSuzzo said overall she felt really good about the team's performance…
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