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ASHLAND • The Div. 3-1A Tournament began last Tuesday, Feb. 11 at Ashland with three Benton County teams in action. The Blue Devils and Rebels saw their seasons come to an end while the Lady Blue Devils punched their ticket into the Class 1A playoffs with a convincing win over H.W. Byers.

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ASHLAND • The semifinals of the Div. 3-1A Tournament was held last Wednesday, Feb 12 with a special performance from one Benton County star and an upset win that shook the landscape of the Class 1A girls playoffs bracket. 

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ASHLAND • In a game full of big moments huge shots, none stood out more than Ashland senior Myles Moorhead's last shot. With the time winding down, Moorhead received a last second pass from Emit Bell and laid it off the glass as the buzzer sounded for a 47-45 win over Hickory Flat in overtime. 

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HICKORY FLAT • R’Daztiny Harris shouldered the load for Hickory Flat in a crucial Division 3-1A matchup last Thursday night.

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HICKORY FLAT • Hickory Flat split a pair of non-division games last Friday, Jan. 3 at home against Hatley. The Lady Rebels took care of business, defeating the Lady Tigers 65-35 while the Rebels followed with a 58-48 loss. 

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WALNUT • Neither Walnut nor Hickory Flat brought their best when it came to shooting the basketball. Despite a poor shooting performance, the Rebels were able to hold off the Wildcats 51-48 in last Saturday's Sikes Memorial Tournament held at Walnut.

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WALNUT • The Hickory Flat Lady Rebels suffered their first loss of the season last Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Sikes Memorial Tournament in Walnut. The Lady Rebels were coming off a 74-73 win over Myrtle in overtime the night before where senior sensation R'Daztiny Harris dropped 49 points and …

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BOONEVILLE • Former Ashland Blue Devil DeAnthony Tipler is off to a hot start in his sophomore season with Northeast Mississippi Community College. Tipler led the Tigers to a 91-80 win over Volunteer State (Tenn.) Community College last Thursday, Nov. 7.

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CLINTON • Hickory Flat's 2019 cross country season ended with great success on Monday at the MHSAA Class 1A State Cross Country Championships at the Choctaw Trails in Clinton. The Rebels finished third in the state with the Lady Rebels closing in on a fourth place team finish.

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BLUE MOUNTAIN • The first and fourth quarters hampered Hickory Flat's chances to pick up their first win of the season on Tuesday. The Rebels saw Blue Mountain build a 14-2 lead in the first five minutes of the game and placed themselves in a hole, one they could not recover from as the Coug…

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BLUE MOUNTAIN • R'Daztiny Harris needs no introduction when it comes to high school girls basketball in the Northeast Mississippi area. But Harris introduced herself anyways to the Blue Mountain Lady Cougars on Tuesday night.

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GLEN • The Hickory Flat Lady Rebels' 2019 season came to a close last Thursday, Oct. 17 with a loss to Alcorn Central in the first round of the Class 1 playoffs.

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WALNUT – Both Hickory Flat and Walnut entered Tuesday night's division finale with a 6-0 record in Class 1-Region 2 play. Earlier in the season, the Lady Rebels swept Walnut 3-0 in a non-division match and they were close to doing it again on Tuesday, taking a 2-0 lead. But the Lady Wildcats…

RIPLEY, Miss. - The Volley Toppers of BMC took three straight sets from Philander Smith after dropping the first Monday night, winning 3-1 (19-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-23).

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BLUE MOUNTAIN - It is only right that the host school of a cross country meet have a runner end the day as the winner. In last Saturday's Hickory Flat Invitational on the campus of Blue Mountain College, Hickory Flat's Wesley Green took home the top honors in the 1A-3A boys competition with …

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RIPLEY - The Hickory Flat Lady Rebels continue their recent skid with another loss, this time to the hands of the Ripley Lady Tigers on Monday night. The loss marks the sixth-consecutive loss since their season-opening win against Tishomingo County. 

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PONTOTOC - The Hickory Flat Lady Rebels made a ton of noise on the volleyball court a season ago but last Saturday, Aug. 10, marked the start of a new season with high expectations. At the Pontotoc Classic, the Lady Rebels were tested by two 4A powers Tishomingo County and Corinth, and were …

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The 2019 NBA Draft is coming up on Thursday, June 20 with many teams knowing the future of their franchise could swing in one way or the other depending on how this draft shakes out.

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HICKORY FLAT - It may be June now but before you know it it will be August. Hickory Flat volleyball head coach Chase Lowry knows that. That is why his girls are working to get ready for the upcoming season now.

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BOONEVILLE - Three Ashland Blue Devils were represented on the North roster for the 2019 NEMFCA All-Star Game on the campus of Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) in Booneville last Wednesday, May 15.

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HICKORY FLAT - Hickory Flat senior decided not to hang the cleats up for good following his senior season. Smith signed with the Blue Mountain College junior varsity baseball program last Friday, May 10 during a ceremony held inside the Hickory Flat Attendance Center auditorium. 

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PEARL - In nearly everything she does, Hickory Flat's R'Daztiny Harris is a standout. But in last Friday's Class 1A State Championship Track and Field Meet, Harris has never stood out more when she placed both feet atop the podium with a gold medal around her neck. 

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THRASHER - For the first round of the Class 1A Baseball Playoffs, two sets of Rebels squared off in a best-of-three series. Hickory Flat bested Thrasher to sweep the series 2-0 after a 15-14 win in Game 1 and a 5-3 win in Game 2.

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HICKORY FLAT - The No. 2 seed Hickory Flat Rebels dropped the first and last game of the best-of-three first round series against Biggersville to conclude their 2019 campaign.

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POTTS CAMP - In the first inning of last Thursday's game at Potts Camp, the Hickory Flat Lady Rebels looked primed to pull away for the win and secure the Div. 3-1A title. But the final six innings was controlled by the Lady Cardinals, who went on to win 8-3 and take 3-1A crown.

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HICKORY FLAT - Hickory Flat senior Ty McGregor will be among 15 other seniors across the state to be honored in Jackson for the Lindy Callahan Scholar Athlete Award on Monday, April 8.

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HICKORY FLAT - The Hickory Flat Rebels got above .500 with an impressive 5-0 win over Walnut at home on Monday night. With the victory, the Rebels are winners of five of their last six games and a 6-5 record.

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INGOMAR - Hickory Flat senior Clayton Smith stepped up to the plate 0-for-3 on the day in the seventh inning. Fellow senior Ty McGregor drew a four-pitch walk to start the bottom half of the inning in a game tied 5-5. Smith wasted no time, turning on the first pitch he saw down the left fiel…

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HICKORY FLAT - In their third round matchup against the two-time defending Class 1A state champion Pine Grove Lady Panthers, the Hickory Flat Lady Rebels made enemies with the free throw line that ultimately lead to a 46-41 loss to the defending champs.

JACKSON – Children can get outdoors and explore nature at MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science day camps this summer. Age-appropriate camps are offered for preschoolers and children entering kindergarten through entering twelfth grade. “Campers spend their time enjoying outdoor inve…