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Shaw has too much for West Lowndes
Whether it was on the offensive boards, on the 3-point arc, in the passing lanes, or out in transition, Shaw asserted control early and never let off the gas en route to a 64-31 victory in the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 1A state semifinal game at Mississippi Coliseum.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Pascagoula features confidence, chemistry as it prepares for 5A semifinals
With 18 consecutive victories, the Pascagoula boys basketball team rides into Jackson as one of the hottest teams in the state.
Close games have helped New Hope girls find focus
But the tricky thing about wake-up calls in the postseason is they can go either way.
Booneville girls surge past Crystal Springs, into 3A title game
Adallice Young scored a game-high 25 points, Maria Lauderdale chipped in seven and posted 12 rebounds and Booneville fended off Crystal Springs 43-32 in the semifinal round of the MHSAA Class 3A basketball championships on Saturday at Mississippi Coliseum.
Victoria Vivians explodes for 36 in second half to lead Scott Central to victory
Victoria Vivians held her hand up, calling for the basketball. She took the pass, checked her feet.
Chris Thomas: Byers' defense is a thing of beauty
Attention, Mississippi basketball fans: Don't discount H.W. Byers. Because if there's one thing the Lady Lions have proved during the last seven years, it's that come playoff time, they know how to win championships.
Jones, PRCC clash in region final
Johnny Zuppardo banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Jones County to a 73-72 overtime victory over East Mississippi Friday night in the semifinals of the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Weatherall leads S.V. Marshall to narrow win in 2A semis
Demarcus Weatherall scored a game-high 28 points as S.V. Marshall edged Calhoun City 62-58 in the Boys Class 2A semifinals of the MHSAA State Tournament on Friday.
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Three area teams ready for special Saturday
This season in high school basketball has been quite interesting. With its ups and downs and twists and turns, the Bolivar County area has been thrilled with great prep hoops action.
Making new memories: Lady Panthers look to replicate past success
Buy at photos.djournal.com Pine Grove's Katelin Miller will take a 10-points-per-game average into tonight's game against Hinds AHS.
Beyond The Game - Episode 7
When Callaway's Malik Newman sets a goal for himself, it's hard to find the junior doing anything other than working to accomplish what he set out.
Take Five: Boys 6A among toughest divisions in MHSAA 2014 tournament
For basketball purists, Class 6A is as good as it gets. How so? This year's semifinals feature a big man in 6-foot-11 Grenada senior Joniah White, hot-handed scorers like Provine's D'Angelo West and Gulfport's Jahshire Hardnett, and silky smooth combo guards such as Madison Central's Xavian Stapleton.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
PCS girls just keep rolling along
PCS had just won the MAIS Overall Girls State Championship for the second time in school history following a dominating postseason run.
Take Five: Defending girls basketball champs finding repeat bid is not easy
Four defending champions are returning to the Mississippi Coliseum this week. The chances of all four of them repeating during the 2014 MHSAA basketball championships, which begin Friday? Zero.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Victory Christian repeats as champions
On paper, the Victory Christian Academy girls basketball team had reason to wonder at the start of the season if it could win a third-straight Alabama Christian Education Athletic Association title.
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Basketball: Pascagoula in holding pattern until Monday's state semifinal matchup with Vicksburg
Coach Ron Norman and Pascagoula have won 18 straight games headed into their state semifinal game with Vicksburg in Jackson on Monday.
MHSAA Basketball Championships: Top position battles in the semis
Boys Provine vs. Grenada There's no question Joniah White is capable altering an opposing team's game plan by himself.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Ole Miss' Jarvis Summers wins Howell award
Weather prevented Jarvis Summers from a triumphant homecoming. But the former Provine guard still got great news Monday, even if he had to hear it in Oxford because inclement weather conditions grounded his plane.
Change helps Calmes play key role for New Hope girls
Even seniors sometimes get caught up in looking at things other than the bigger picture and losing sight of what is best for the team.
Smith: Lady Devils deserve credit for their success
Buy at photos.djournal.com Booneville girls coach Michael Smith led the Blue Devils boys to a state championship in 2011.