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Football ends; Wildcats head right into basketball

Following right on the heels of football, the Salem Wildcats opened their basketball season the following week, taking on Woodlawn Prep of Columbia, Nov. 8, and Loyd Star, Nov. 11. Although the Wildcats lost their final football game to Richton before a home crowd on Thursday, Nov. 3, the boys and girls basketball squads started…

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Chiefs end season with 33-19 playoff loss to Wesson

Last year the Chiefs knocked off Wesson in the 3A playoffs. This year it was turnaround as the Cobras handed Tylertown a 33-10 defeat to end the Chiefs’ season. Wesson took the lead four minutes into the first quarter, then following with another score to put the Cobras up 13-0 at the end of the…

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Chiefs head into 1st playoff round Friday after 23-0 win

Tylertown’s Chiefs shut out Port Gibson Friday to capture the No. 2 spot in 3A Region 7 and move into the playoffs Friday night against Perry Central at home. The Chiefs beat the Blue Wave 23-0 to end the THS regular schedule before a home crowd Friday night. Wildreckus Johnson, Lee Holmes and Tyquan Ginn…

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Wildcats fall to Panthers

The Salem Wildcats lost 52-6 to Lumberton in an away game Friday night. Salem wraps up its season Thursday night with a home game with Richton. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

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Jefferson County holds Chiefs scoreless 34-0

It was a tough night for the Chiefs Friday as Jefferson County shut down the Blue and Gold, holding THS scoreless through four quarters. The Chiefs managed decent field position a couple times but the team from Fayette stiffened their defense. A couple Tigers’ interceptions turned into scores. Jefferson County scored a touchdown, less extra…

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Wildcats suffer 64-8 loss to Bay Springs last Thursday

A strong Bay Springs team proved their ranking last Thursday, defeating Salem’s Wildcats 64-8 before a home crowd at the Swamp. Bay Springs built up a 54-0 lead at halftime. In the second half, Salem held the Bulldogs to 8 points, scored in the third quarter. The ‘Cats kept fighting back, and avoided a shutout…

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Chiefs defeat Wilkinson 40-0

Tylertown’s Chiefs evened their season at 4-4 with a 40-0 defeat of Wilkinson County’s Wildcats Friday night in a 3A-Region 7 game before a homecoming crowd at THS. The win upped the Chiefs’ district record to 2-0 and sets them up for their next two games, both region games. The Chiefs went on the board…

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Salem loses to Enterprise 38-28

Chris Riley led Salem’s Wildcats in both rushing and passing yardage Friday night as the Wildcats racked up a total of 411 yards against the visiting Enterprise Yellowjackets but still came out 10 points shy at the end of the game. Riley managed to get two of the Wildcats touchdowns. Salem fell to 0-8 on…

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Chiefs shut down by University Lab; Salem gets TD as time ends

Chiefs shut down by UnThe University Lab Cubs football squad scored 42 points and restricted the visiting Tylertown Chiefs to 0 in the Cubs’ non-league victory on Thursday. The Cubs now possess a 4-2 record. They put it on the line next when they host Madison Prep Academy for a 3A District 6 battle on…

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