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  1. Ripley hires ICC assistant to lead boys' basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Newms360.com

    Adam Kirk, 35, who spent the last season serving as men's basketball assistant at Itawamba Community College, has been hired, pending South Tippah School Board approval, according to Ripley principal Buck Buchanan. The board's next scheduled meeting is Aug. 18. "I'm excited to be a part of a school and community that loves basketball," Kirk said.

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  2. New Columbus High basketball coach bringing focus, dedication to hardwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Commercial Dispatch

    L.C. Firle coached boys basketball at South Leake High School long enough to know the physical and mental skills players needed to become great. He also realized a ladder was just another tool to make individuals better.

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  3. MaxxSouth airing local high school athletic eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Commercial Dispatch

    They've gone as far as developing the MaxxSouth Sports channel, which is dedicated to 24 hours of non-stop coverage of local sporting events in the 60 communities that make up the company's footprint. "I think it's a great thing for our community and anybody that's in that service area, but especially for people who can't come out and watch games...," Glenn Schmidt, athletic director and girls basketball coach at Starkville Academy, said.

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  4. Walters column: Prep football questions aboundRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Commercial Dispatch

    It's that time of year as the prep football season officially starts one month from yesterday with a handful of jamborees throughout the area. Each Wednesday as we get ready for the season, we will continue to look at a handful of questions needing to be answered during the campaign.

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  5. Local prep basketball teams hard at work this SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Mississippi Press

    Eight high school boys and 12 high school girls basketball teams participated recently in the Pearl River Community College basketball round-robin at the newly renovated M.R. White Coliseum on the campus of Pearl River Community College in Poplarville. Girls varsity teams included Hattiesburg, East Central, Stone County, Ridgeland, Clinton, East Marion, Poplarville, Pass Christian, Lumberton, St. Martin, West Harrison and Pelahatchie.

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  6. MSU makes Stapleton signing officialRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Commercial Dispatch

    After spending his freshman campaign at Louisiana Tech, Xavian Stapleton has decided to return to his home state to finish out his collegiate career. On Monday, the 6-foot-6, 190-pound guard from Flora, Miss., signed a financial agreement with MSU.

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  7. Brooks has learned patience as MSU assistant mens basketball coachRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Commercial Dispatch

    George Brooks has learned the value of patience since becoming an assistant coach for the Mississippi State men's basketball team. In the past five years, the former Bulldog player twice has found himself in limbo, as two MSU head coaches he served under were let go.

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  8. Starkville Academy names Parks its new baseball coachRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Commercial Dispatch

    He has found his way back to the home of the Bulldogs, but this time he will work at one of the area high schools. Earlier this week, Parks was hired as the new Starkville Academy baseball coach.

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  9. Daily grind has purpose for New Hope's ThomasRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Commercial Dispatch

    The New Hope High School rising junior is determined to play football or basketball on the Division I level. Putting in long hours during the summer will be the key to making that dream a reality.

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  10. Woolbright excited to coach volleyball at New HopeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Commercial Dispatch

    It also helped that Woolbright's mother, Rachel Prater Meacham, worked as a volleyball coach at Millport and South Lamar high schools, which is where Allison honed her skills as a volleyball and as a basketball player. Last year, Woolbright had her first taste of life on the sidelines, as she served as an assistant coach for Laura Lee Holman on the New Hope High volleyball team.

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  11. NBA Draft 2015: Moss Point's Devin Booker taken 13th overall by the Phoenix SunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    The Phoenix Suns selected Devin Booker with the 13th pick in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. ""I'm loving it," Booker told ESPN right after the pick.

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  12. Jerrod Rigby of St. Stanislaus is looking forward to playing basketball at SLURead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Jerrod Rigby netting 18 points per game, that was second best on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Rigby connected on 47 percent of his two point field goal attempts and drilled 65 of 147 shots from three point range for 44 percent.

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  13. Carter's goal is to get strongerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Tyson Carter found his screen spot on an inbounds play during Thursday's summer league game against Baldwyn at Itawamba CC. McKay - and plenty of others - know plenty about the 2016 Starkville guard.

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  14. Lyles to lead Walnut boys basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Paul Lyles has been hired to be the next boys basketball coach at Walnut High School. The move was approved by the North Tippah School Board, last week.

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Seber Windham and Charlie Pavlus love coaching high school basketball on the coast. Each played locally, received scholarships to the college ranks and eventually decided to pursue coaching careers in South Mississippi.

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  16. Game changer: Summer hoops helps players perfect their craftRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Oxford's talented combo guard is spending a lot of time this summer playing AAU and high school basketball. Thursday, the junior played for the Oxford Chargers in Itawamba Community College's High School Summer League.

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  17. St. Al keeps QB duel friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Vicksburg Post

    On a steamy Tuesday morning in Central Mississippi, St. Aloysius' quarterback battle continued to rage during a series of 7-on-7 scrimmages. The two guys fighting for the spot, Will Pierce and Brandon Teller, like each other.

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  18. Starkville Academy looking for new baseball coachRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    Starkville Academy will look to build on one of its most successful baseball seasons under the direction of a new coach. Jody Britt has left the school after two seasons as head coach to accept a coaching position at Clinton High School.

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  19. Rick Cleveland: Wert Spiva was more than a basketball coach for ColdwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Wert Spiva Jr., perhaps the busiest men in all of Mississippi sports, died this past weekend, apparently of a heart attack. He was the basketball coach and so much more at Coldwater High School.

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  20. Walters column: Starkville High remains model of athletic consistencyRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    Under the leadership of outgoing Athletic Director Dr. Stan Miller, Starkville High School has quickly become one of the elite programs in the Mississippi High School Activities Association. With the new hires of Milton Smith as athletic director and Ricky Woods as head football coach, the Yellow Jackets sent a bold statement.

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