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Students from Alcorn County Take Part in Northeast Basketball Camp

Students from Alcorn County recently took part in the Northeast Mississippi Community College Basketball Camp in Booneville. National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 and District 15 Coach of the Year Cord Wright provided guidance at the camp with the help of several high school coaches. Players from the 2015-16 team,…

Corinth Boys Win State Basketball Championship

BY GENE PHELPS For Corinth Today JACKSON – Runners-up no more. Corinth and head coach Keith Greene ended a three-game championship drought Thursday night with a defense-fueled 68-63 victory against two-time defending champion McComb for the MHSAA Class 4A state title. Greene’s teams had lost in three previous trips to…

Warriors Win Quarterfinals of State Basketball Tournament

By Brandon Shields Special to Corinth Today JACKSON — Corinth’s Antares Gwyn normally gets all the praise. But on Thursday afternoon it was Armad Wicks. Behind a second half surge the Warriors edged Pass Christian 62-55 in the quarterfinals of the MHSAA Boys Class 4A playoffs. Corinth (27-2) will face Leake…

Biggersville, Corinth in Quarterfinals of State Basketball Tournament Thursday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Biggersville and Corinth High School boys and girls basketball teams will compete in the quarterfinals of the state tournament Thursday. The Corinth lady Warriors (17-10) will play Bay St. Louis at Jackson State University at 7 p.m., and the boys (26-2) will…

Corinth, Biggersville Boys Basketball Teams Going To State Tournament in Jackson

The Corinth and Biggersville high school boys basketball teams will advance to the state tournament in Jackson after winning games Saturday night. Corinth defeated Raymond 75-71 in Corinth, and Biggersville beat Shaw 66-61 at Shaw. Corinth (26-2) and Biggersville (16-12) play in Jackson on Thursday at the Mississippi Coliseum. In…

Biggersville Lady Lions Basketball Team Wins Division

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Biggersville Lions girls basketball team claimed the division tournament title Friday by a score of 47-45 versus Pine Grove. “We feel pretty good; Pine Grove had beaten us twice already in close games this year,” Biggersville Head Coach Cliff Little said. “They’re…

Alcorn Central Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Fall to New Site

The Alcorn Central High School boys and girls basketball teams lost their playoff games Wednesday night versus New Site. The boys lost 56-45, and the girls fell 76-38. The boys record for the season is (13-14) and the girls (18-10).

Kossuth Boys, Corinth Girls Win Division Tournament Games

The Kossuth boys and the Corinth girls basketball teams won their division tournament games Tuesday. The Kossuth Aggies (14-14) defeated Belmont 63-44 at Northeast Community College in the Division 1-3A tournament game. The leading scorers were Rick Hodum with 23 points and Kennedy Dye with 16. The lady Aggies (10-18)…

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.

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

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…

Biggersville Boys Beat Pine Grove

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…

Kossuth Middle School Girls Win Five-County Basketball Tournament

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…