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Corinth Native Promoted to Defensive Coordinator at App State

From Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C. A Corinth native has been promoted to the position of defensive coordinator for the Appalachian State University football team. Bryan Brown, a 2002 graduate of Corinth High School, was promoted by App State head coach Scott Satterfield on Monday. “It’s a blessing and an honor to be given this […]

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MSU Hires Penn State’s Moorhead as Coach

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By Logan Lowery For Corinth Today STARKVILLE – Mississippi State has found its man. Two days after Dan Mullen departed for Florida, the Bulldogs have hired Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead as its new head coach. Moorhead has spent the past two seasons coaching the Nittany Lions’ offense and was named the No. 1 […]

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Corinth Chargers Team Wins Super Bowl

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The 7-8-year-old Corinth Chargers peewee football team won the Super Bowl on Saturday in Okolona. The Chargers beat the Columbus Cowboys 7-0 in the championship game at Okolona High School. The players won rings and a trophy resembling the actual Super Bowl trophy. The two other Corinth Chargers team also made […]

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Patterson, Baugus Lead Corinth to Playoff Upset

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By Brad Locke For Corinth Today CORINTH – Down three touchdowns early, Corinth just stuck to what it does best, and it paid off big. Michael Baugus drilled a 31-yard field goal with 16 seconds left, and the Warriors stunned Pontotoc – the Journal’s No. 4-ranked large school – 27-24 Friday night in the second […]

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Corinth Chargers Going to ‘Super Bowl’

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Corinth Chargers peewee football league is headed to the Super Bowl at Okolona High School on Saturday. All three teams— 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12— have earned spots in the championship game after about 15 weeks of hard work, said Xavier Neal, who owns the Chargers with Red Clark. The fact […]

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Area High School Football Scores

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Regular season Smithville 27, Biggersville 6 Starkville 21, Clinton 15 Hamilton 16, Vardaman 6 Lake Cormorant 35, Lafayette 27 West Point 63, Lewisburg 3 Tupelo 34, Oxford 8 Okolona 41, Potts Camp 14 Grenada 21, Saltillo 3, resumes today in Grenada Falkner 28, Thrasher 6 MHSAA Playoffs, First Round (Area teams) Class 4A North Louisville […]

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Alcorn County Youth Selected for Junior All-American Games in Arizona

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An 11-year-old Alcorn County boy was recently selected to participate in the Junior All-American Games in Mesa, Ariz. John Kendrick Grisham, who attends Alcorn Central Middle School, traveled to Arizona last month to play baseball with youth from across the United States and Canada. Grisham qualified to take part in the Junior All-American Games after […]

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Big Deal: Biggersville Having Historic Season

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By Brad Locke For Corinth Today Big things are happening for Biggersville football. Historic things. Prior to this year, the Lions had achieved just one winning season since 1993. They hadn’t made the playoffs since 1997. Just last year they went 4-7 and finished sixth in Division 1-1A. That was the first season with Stan […]

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Friday Football Area Roundup

Belmont 21, Booneville 19 Biggersville 18, Falkner 8 Choctaw County 50, Hatley 7 Kossuth 48, Alcorn Central 8 Leake County 26, Hamilton 14 Nanih Waiya 53, Smithville 13 Okolona 24, Thrasher 0 Olive Branch 20, Lafayette 9 Oxford 15, Hernando 6 Ripley 22, New Albany 0 Senatobia 28, Corinth 21 South Pontotoc 21, Aberdeen 14 Strayhorn 38, East Union 16 Tishomingo County 7, Byhalia […]

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Corinth Loses Close Game to Senatobia

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By Brad Locke For Corinth Today CORINTH – Deondre House is slippery enough in dry conditions. In a cold, steady rain Friday night, the Senatobia tailback slid through and around Corinth’s defense with ease, leading his team to a 28-21 win and the Division 1-4A regular-season title. House, a junior, rushed for 301 yards and […]

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Area High School Football Roundup

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Friday’s Scores Booneville 43, Mantachie 12 Calhoun Aca. 28, Delta Aca. 14 Calhoun City 77, Leflore Co. 29 Choctaw Co. 35, South Pontotoc 8 Corinth 41, New Albany 20 Falkner 26, Bruce 21 French Camp 42, Hamilton 0 Kossuth 42, Belmont 21 Lafayette 47, Center Hill 14 Marshall Aca. 21, Oak Hill 0 North Pontotoc […]

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Kossuth Band Excels in State Evaluation

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The Kossuth High School Band excelled at a state marching evaluation in Tupelo last week, achieving all superior ratings from every judge. The evaluation was a qualifier for the state marching championships on Nov. 4 at Clinton High School where the Aggie band will compete with three other 3A bands. Kossuth has placed in the […]

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ACHS Dance Teams Achieves Many Honors

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The Alcorn Central High School dance team recently received a number of big honors. For the second year in a row, the ACHS dance team received a bid to nationals in Orlando, Fla. They were also honored with a special event invitation to perform in the pre-game performance of the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl […]

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Local High School Football Scores

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Alcorn Central 38, Mantachie 12 Corinth 34, Byhalia 15 Thrasher 28, Biggersville 26 Kossuth 36, Booneville 7

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Corinth Chargers Have Big Game Against Shannon Saturday

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Chargers peewee football league will be on the road Saturday as they play Shannon. Three Chargers teams will play in the game Saturday in Shannon— the 7- and 8-year-olds, 9-10 and 11-12. This will be a particularly big game for the 11-12-year-old team since many of […]

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