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High School Basketball Roundup for Kossuth, Biggersville, Alcorn Central

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor There has been lots of basketball action for local high schools this week. Here is a breakdown of results and upcoming games: Boys Basketball The Alcorn Central Bears (12-12) beat the Kossuth Aggies (12-13) in a conference game 66-65 at Kossuth on Monday. Alcorn Central’s next game is […]

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Kossuth Middle School Girls Repeat as North State Basketball Champions

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Hard work and playing as a team were two key factors for the Kossuth Middle School Girls basketball squad, which won the North State Championship on Saturday. The Aggies beat Starkville 41-30 to claim the championship for the 10-county region for the second year in a row. Prior […]

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Biggersville Boys Basketball Team Beats Pine Grove

The Biggersville Lions boys basketball team won a conference game at Pine Grove on Saturday 76-57. The Lions (12-10) face Myrtle (18-8) Tuesday in another away game at 7:30 p.m. The lady Lions (14-8) lost 50-47 against Pine Grove and also face off against Myrtle (13-9) Tuesday at 6 p.m.

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Will MSU or Ole Miss Be the Better Football Team Next Season?

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This weekend, Corinth Today asked residents which football team they think will be better next season— Ole Miss or Mississippi State. Last week, recruits decided which school they will play for. Corinth Today spoke with the residents at Plaza Bowling Lanes, Juju’s Shrimpboat Cafe and downtown.

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Kossuth High School Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Fall to Walnut

The Kossuth High School boys and girls basketball teams both fell to the Walnut Wildcats Friday night in Walnut. The boys (12-12) lost 63-58 in the non-conference game, and the girls (10-14) fell 82-68. The Kossuth Aggies’ next game is Tuesday at home versus Lafayette.

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Alcorn Boys, Girls Basketball Teams Beat Hickory Flat Friday

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It was a winning night for the girls and boys basketball teams from Alcorn Central High School on Friday. The Alcorn Central Bears boys basketball team beat the Hickory Flat Rebels 60-58 in a non-conference game at home. The win brought the Bears’ record to 11-12, and they play again on Tuesday at New Albany, […]

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Corinth Boys Basketball Team Gets Second Loss of Season, by One Point

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Losing only the second game of the season is tough, but losing it by just on point is tougher. The Corinth Boys basketball team lost 77-76 at home versus the Shannon Red Raiders (16-9) in a conference game Thursday. That brought the Corinth Warriors’ record to 21-2 and 9-1 in district play. The Warriors’ next […]

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Biggersville Boys Beat Pine Grove

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The Biggersville Lions boys basketball team defeated Pine Grove 81-71 Monday in a home conference game. The win against the 8-15 Pine Grove Panthers gave the Lions a winning record of 11-10. The Biggersville girls fell 54-50 to Pine Grove, bringing the record for the lady Lions to 14-7. Biggersville was originally going to play […]

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Corinth High School Athletes Earn Scholarships

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Six Corinth High School students Wednesday signed National Letters of Intent to join collegiate football programs.

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Kossuth Middle School Girls Win Five-County Basketball Tournament

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Kossuth Middle School Girls basketball team will play for the North State Championship on Saturday after winning the five-county tournament this past weekend. Kossuth will play Starkville on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville for the final game of the season. Head […]

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Corinth Boys Basketball Team Defeats Booneville Friday

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth High School boys basketball team defeated the Booneville Blue Devils (12-6) on the road Friday night 74-47 in a non-conference game. With a 21-1 record (9-0, district), the Warriors will face off against the Shannon Red Raiders (15-9) on Tuesday in a home conference game at 7:30 p.m. […]

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‘It’s a labor of love’: Officiating crew brings 97 years experience to court

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Donnie McKay pilots his four-door black Toyota Tacoma into a gas station parking lot near The Mall At Barnes Crossing to pick up fellow high school basketball official, Frank Dorrough.

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Wildlife Tasting Supper Brings Hundreds to Crossroads Arena

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Rattlesnake dressing, wild hog sausage rolls and duck with cheesy grits were just some of the delicacies at the 38th Annual Wildlife Tasting Supper at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth Tuesday night. “It’s just a really big community event,” said Sandy Coleman Mitchell, secretary of the Alcorn County […]

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Finding themselves: Biggersville girls win rare Alcorn County championship

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Biggersville’s girls didn’t need anyone to believe they could win last week’s Alcorn County championship.

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