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Kossuth Boy Hits Grand Slam at Cooperstown

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A Kossuth boy visited Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York this month as a member of the Jackson, Tenn. RAGE baseball team. Hank Eaton, 12, hit a grand slam during his visit to Cooperstown. Eaton also hit a walk-off homerun and had that baseball engraved. Eaton, who attends school in Kossuth, pitched as well. Cooperstown […]

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Hollowell, Stafford Honored With Northeast’s Tiger Award

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Two local Northeast Mississippi Community College athletes have earned the athletic department’s most esteemed honor for representing their teams in a positive manner. The Tiger Award is given to players from each sports program who portray good sportsmanship and quality characteristics on and off the field. Alcorn Central High School graduate Abbey Hollowell and Kendall […]

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Shiloh Ridge to Hold Golf, Tennis Camp for Youth

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Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club in Corinth will hold a youth golf and tennis clinic July 20-22. The clinic will teach youth the fundamentals of each sport. Each day of the camp the youth will check in at 8 a.m. At noon they will each lunch provided by the camp. After lunch, they can swim or […]

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Alcorn County Youth Attend Northeast Basketball Camp

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Alcorn County youth recently took part in a Northeast Mississippi Community College basketball camp. Next up on the calendar for Northeast is its annual elementary school skills camp from June 23-24. The Lady Tigers close their summertime full of fun from July 16-19 with a session specifically for high school athletes. Registration remains open for […]

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ACHS Cheerleaders Win Several Awards

The Alcorn Central High School cheerleaders received several awards this month at a National Cheerleaders Association summer camp. The team received awards for Technical Excellence for superior skills in pyramids; Special Event Invitation to be in the pre-game performance of the Citrus Bowl; Herkie Team Award, the highest team award the NCA gives out; and […]

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Corinth Chargers Raising Money for Youth Football Season

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The Corinth Chargers Youth Travel Football League has some fundraisers underway for its upcoming season. The team is currently selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts until June 20. Also, on June 24 the team will take donations at the intersection of Harper Road and Fulton Drive. And a car wash will be held July 1 at Farmington […]

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More Equality Needed in Coaches’ Pay, Alcorn School Board Member Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An Alcorn School Board member said Thursday he is concerned that the pay supplement for head high school football coaches in the district is more than twice as much as some other coaches. “My one question is why do the football coaches make so much more than the […]

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Warriors Pushed to Game 3 in 4A Baseball Finals

By Gene Phelps Special to Corinth Today PEARL – The MHSAA Class 4A state baseball championship will be decided at 1 p.m. Saturday after West Lauderdale rallied for an 11-7 Game 2 victory on Thursday afternoon against Corinth. The Warriors (29-9) won 5-3 in Wednesday’s Game 1 at Trustmark Park. Corinth scored six runs in […]

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Petition Supports Long for Fastpitch Head Coach at TCHS

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An online petition is circulating in support of hiring Jerry Long as the next fastpitch softball head coach at Tishomingo County High School. The previous fastpitch softball coach resigned to be a middle school principal, said softball parent Chassidy Williams, who started the petition in support of Coach […]

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Corinth Leads 1-0 in Class 4A Baseball Series

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  By Brandon Shields  Special to the Journal PEARL – It wasn’t pretty, but Corinth will take it. Behind a big first inning and the pitching of Kyle Crigger the Warriors made up for their five errors and held off West Lauderdale 5-3 in Game 1 of the MHSAA Class 4A Baseball State Championship at […]

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Corinth Resident Wins Bass Tournament at Pickwick Lake

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For Corinth Today Charles Watts of Corinth brought a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 6 ounces to the scale on Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League’s Mississippi Division tournament on Pickwick Lake. He pocketed $5,181. Watts said he threw a jig along bluff walls near the takeoff ramp to get his day started. […]

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50-Year Racing Career Enters New Phase

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By M. Scott Morris For Corinth Today IUKA – For more than 50 years, Mike Brown’s been trying to prove he’s the fastest man on the track. He’s won his share of races, and he’s lost a few, but the races behind him aren’t as important as the ones on the horizon. “My years are […]

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Photo Gallery: Coke 10k Run in Corinth Saturday

More than 1,500 people from 17 states registered for the Coke 10K, which took place Saturday morning in Corinth. Stanley Boen, 39, of Texas, came in first place with a time of 32.53 minutes, and Emma Neigel, 23, a graduate student at Mississippi State, was the top female runner with a time of 37.05 minutes. […]

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Kossuth High School Student Signs With Arkansas State Softball

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A Kossuth High School senior has signed to play softball with Arkansas State University. Kaylee Jones has played slow and fast pitch softball for the Kossuth Lady Aggies for six years under the coaching of Steve Lyles. Jones will begin her college softball career in June with the ASU Red Wolves. She was recruited by […]

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