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THS Chiefs ’21-’22 football banquet is postponed

The Sunday, Jan. 16 banquet honoring the 2021-22 Tylertown High School Chiefs football team for a successful season has been postponed until a later date. Spokesman Glenn Allen the increase in COVID-19 numbers led to the decision to put off the banquet until later. “The banquet is still planned. The food order is on hold…

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Chiefs advance to second round playoffs

By Glenn Allen THS Sports Tylertown’s Chiefs defeated Wesson Friday night in the first round of the 3A playoffs 44-6 to advance to the second playoff round this Friday night at Union. Union is located north of I-20 on Miss. Hwy 15 in Newton and Neshoba counties. Union defeated West Marion last Friday to secure…

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Chiefs regular season ends 10-0; first playoff Friday

The Tylertown Chiefs ended the regular season with a perfect 10-0 record last week in a Thursday night game at Port Gibson. The Chiefs will head to the first round of the 3A playoffs Friday night at home against Wesson. The first game in the series that ends with the 3A state championship game Memorial…

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Salem falls to Taylorsville; play Enterprise Friday

The Wildcats dropped to 0-6 on the year, 0-3 in district play following Friday’s loss to Taylorsville. The Taylorsville Tartars scored 21 points in each of the first two quarters to take a halftime lead of 42-0 into the locker room. Following the halftime break both teams scored a touchdown, less extra point, in the…

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Chiefs spoil Franklinton’s homecoming

By Glenn Allen THS Sports For a while it looked like Franklinton’s Demons would be a shutout win for the Chiefs, but a touchdown and field goal late in the game put Franklinton on the board. The Chiefs walked away with a 56-10 win when the horn sounded to end the game. The Chiefs’ Amerion…

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Wildcats fall to Resurrection 42-6

Salem’s Wildcats had another tough go of it Friday falling to visiting Resurrection Catholic. Salem faced Resurrection’s ground attack as the Eagles racked up 331 rushing yards for six touchdowns. The Pascagoula school mounted a 20-0 lead at the halftime horn. In the third quarter the Eagles chalked up 14 more points. Salem managed a…

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Chiefs open region play with 58-0 win

By Glenn Allen THS Sports Tylertown’s Chiefs upped their record to 6-0 with a 58-0 shutout of the visiting Franklin County Bulldogs Friday night before a homecoming audience. The Chiefs led the Bulldogs 32-0 at the end of the first quarter of play. At the half, the Chiefs were out in front 46-0. Tylertown’s first…

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COVID affecting athletic events

Not long after Salem Attendance Center announced virtual classes due to COVID cases at the school, Salem Coach Chris McCallum said the school’s athletic events have been affected as well. McCallum said the Wildcats’ first football game of the season, set for Friday, Aug. 27 with St. Andrews has been cancelled. For the present, that…

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Participates in All-Star baseball games

A senior at Parklane Academy, Sam Crowe, was selected to participate in the 30th annual Mississippi All Star Baseball state games. It’s the second time Crowe has been chosen for the state All-Star baseball event, held on the campus of Meridian Commiunity College. Crowe is the son of Matt and Molly Crowe. He is the…

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Anthony is Gatorade track and field player of the year

In addition to state, national and world rankings, Tylertown High School trackster Jordan Anthony has been named the Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year for Track and Field. Anthony most recently competed at the 2021 NSAF Outdoor Track and Field Nationals at Eugene, Oreg. Anthony was accompanied by his coach, Myreon Sartin, who recapped the…

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