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THS out in quarterfinals, Lady Wildcats fall in 1st

Tylertown’s boys and girls basketball teams made it to the quarterfinals of the state 3A playoffs before being eliminated. The Chiefs defeated Jeff Davis 59-51 in the first round and eliminated Noxubee County 58-54 in the second round, before losing to Port Gibson 58-54. The Lady Chiefs defeated Hazlehurst 45-20 in the first round; won…

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Dixie Youth jambalaya fundraiser and skills day

By Sarah Breeland Walthall Dixie Youth is doing their first fundraiser of the year selling jambalaya plates. Tickets are $12 each, and plates may be picked up Saturday, March 2, between 11am-1pm at Holmes Water Park. Rodney Tolar is cooking the jambalaya. We are also hosting a “Skills Day” at Holmes Water Park the same…

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Online registration is open for Dixie Youth Baseball

By Sarah Breeland *Please read the full story as we have included a lot of information* -Early registration will be open until Feb. 24. PROMO code -BASEBALL2024 for 20% off is offered to early registration ONLY . -Late registration opens on Feb. 25 and will be regular prices. *ABSOLUTELY NO REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER…

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Wildcats 0-6 Lady Cats 1-5 in basketball

Wildcats… This season hasn’t been kind to the Salem Wildcats, who are still winless after their sixth contest. They ended up on the wrong side of a tough 50-30 walloping at the hands of Wesson on Thursday. Wesson was led to victory by Brendon Duguid and Aidan Brice. Duguid scored 10 points, while Brice scored…

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Chiefs, Lady Chiefs both hold 4-2 basketball records

Both THS teams hold identical 4-2 records this season. The 3A Region 8 school’s teams are 0-0 in the region as district games haven’t yet been played. Chiefs… The Tylertown Chiefs defeated Oak Grove 60-36 during their last outing. On Nov. 28 the Chiefs beat Lawrence County 51-46 and handed Mize a 73-40 defeat on…

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Chiefs playoff hopes end with 40-6 defeat

Tylertown’s Chiefs lost Friday night at Bassfield to Jefferson Davis County High School to end their hopes of advancing in the state 3A playoffs this year. Jeff Davis struck early with their running attack making ground gains over the Chiefs passing offense. The Bassfield team did pass on occasion, but their running game was able…

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THS goes to playoffs, Salem season ends

Tylertown’s Chiefs, despite a 2-8 overall and 1-3 district record, managed to place fourth in the district and will go to the first round of the 3A state football playoffs this weekend. The Chiefs are set to play their first playoff game on the road at Jefferson Davis County Friday night. The Chiefs finished the…

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Chiefs pull off 35-0 shutout of St. Pat at homecoming

Tylertown’s Chiefs retained their No. 3 spot in 3A Region 8 Friday night and upped their overall record to 2-7 on the season with a homecoming win over St. Patrick High School, Biloxi. The Chiefs scored early and didn’t look back, including a one-handed pass reception setting up the Chiefs’ final score. With less than…

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Chiefs and Wildcats chalk up weekend losses

Neither of Walthall County’s high school football games came out as victors over the weekend. An improved Salem Wildcats team managed to put four touchdowns on the board Friday night at Enterprise, but the Yellowjackets scored 47 points before a homecoming crowd to walk away with the win. The Wildcats, 0-8 on the season, will…

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Both teams lose in Friday games

The Wildcats dropped a game to Sacred Heart Friday night 41-6. While the Wildcats dropped to 0-7 on the season, spectators at Friday night’s game saw a totally different Wildcat squad return after the half time break, holding Sacred Heart scoreless in the second half while putting six points on the board. The Wildcats returned…

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