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  1. Co-Coach of the Year: Tradition of winning at BelmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Newms360.com

    Chris Higginbottom has won three state championships in girls high school basketball during his 10-year coaching tenure at Belmont. The 2015 gold ball brought home to Tishomingo County by the Lady Cardinals was the program's 11 overall and ninth since 1983.

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  2. Co-Coach of the Year: Brand-name successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Newms360.com

    The clock was draining on East Webster's hopes of winning a state championship. Down seven points to West Tallahatchie with 47 seconds remaining, Bill Brand saw his players fighting back tears.

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  3. Player of the Year: Warriors' guard consistent for four seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Newms360.com

    Pontotoc star guard Marlee Hatcher going one-on-one against former South Pontotoc and Ole Miss guard Wanda Austin, in her prime. "She would beat me.

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  4. Coach of the Year: Troopers' chief sets tone for hard-working squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Newms360.com

    Nobody paid much attention to Mooreville's boys basketball team, if any attention. Then the Troopers got hot and made it to Jackson for the Class 3A quarterfinals.

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  5. All-Area Player of Year: Forest helps lead resurgence at West PointRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Commercial Dispatch

    "May just take my basketball as my date," Forest said. "Basketball has been my life, so most people would think that is appropriate."

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  6. Golden Triangle father, son named player, coach of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Commercial Dispatch

    However, the coach listens more intently when the suggestion comes from his point guard. After all, the point guard is his son, 6-foot-3 junior guard Tyson Carter.

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  7. Harris returns to coaching at Heritage AcademyRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Commercial Dispatch

    But Harris has been involved in school administration and high school athletics to know opportunities can present themselves very quickly. So when Heritage Academy Athletic Director and football coach Barrett Donahoe called him and asked if he would be interested if the school had an opening for a girls basketball coach, he had to pause and consider what was best for his family.

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  8. Junior colleges look to make a splash with hoops signingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Newms360.com

    The recently completed seasons saw the Northeast men and Itawamba women clear that high bar, at least the second level of post-season play, All-American players, and now some high-profile signings as junior colleges take advantage of a signing period that began on Wednesday. "We've signed five as of right now, in areas we were trying to address," Northeast Tigers head coach Cord Wright said.

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  9. Aberdeen standouts headed to HolmesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Commercial Dispatch

    Jason Flanigan needed a piece of the puzzle that was going to help the Holmes Community College men's basketball team stay on its title track. When Flanigan found that piece and discovered there was a second one to go with it, the HCC coach counted his blessings for finding two "great kids" and then crossed his fingers and hoped the relationships he and assistant coach Jason Harrison built were strong enough to convince the players to come to Goodman.

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  10. West Lowndes' Clemons signs with EMCCRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Commercial Dispatch

    At 6-foot, Clemons wasn't always the tallest player on the court. The West Lowndes High School senior forward also didn't have the usual girth to bang bodies with other post players in the paint.

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  11. As Blue Devils celebrate title, looking ahead to 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    His national cham... . Kentucky head coach John Calipari directs his team during the first half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game against Wisconsin Saturday, April 4, 2015, in Indianapolis.

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  12. Smith out, Columbus looking for new boys basketball coachRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    On Wednesday, a job posting for a boys basketball coach was on the Columbus Municipal School District, which could signal the end of the tenure of Sammy Smith. Smith, who accepted the job at Columbus High on May 10, 1995, led the Falcons to a 22-6 record this past season and lost to Horn Lake in the second round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A State tournament.

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  13. Juco golf: Mississippi Gulf Coast trio, including East Central's Bryce Jackson, sign with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College golfers Conner Entriken, Bryce Jackson and Hunter Holcomb have all signed scholarships to play golf at William Carey University. The three signed to play for Jeff Mixon's NAIA team.

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  14. Tapley's versatility leads Hebron Christian baseballRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    It was just after 9 a.m. and Tapley was missing Algebra II to talk about his exploits on the football field, on the basketball court, and on the diamond at Hebron Christian School. Tapley, a 6-foot-2, 200-pounder, went through the ordeal back in September when he was named The Dispatch's Prep Player of the Week after throwing four touchdown passes in a 30-6 win against Calvary Christian.

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  15. Confident golfer: At age 60, Jud Vance still feels good about his gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Newms360.com

    At 60 years old, Jud Vance still has a healthy amount of cockiness when he steps on the golf course. When they're at the tee box, Vance makes sure they know who's the better golfer.

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  16. Talented Ripley has unfinished businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Ripley fell short of a trip to Jackson, but a season-ending loss came to a team that made it to the state semifinals: Gentry in the opening round of the Class 4A tournament. That was the story of 2015 for Ripley, a talented Tigers team that finished 24-8 and competed in a division that featured state-tourney teams New Albany and Byhalia.

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  17. Youth to face experience in charity basketball gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    Columbus Mayor Robert Smith gives instructions to the Possum Town Trotters at the team's first practice Thursday. The Trotters, coached by Smith, will square off against Columbus High School players Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in a Relay For Life charity game.

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  18. 3 storylines to follow as elite players gather for annual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    Madison Central's Leroy Buchanan, front right, leaps past Starkville's Josh Skinner while trying to make a layup in the first half of their MHSAA Class 6A boys' championship basketball game in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, March 14, 2015. Players travel today top Montgomery, Ala., the first practices are tonight, and the games will be played Friday night at Alabama State's Acadome.

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  19. Starkville proves mettle with Class 6A titleRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    Asked "How did you do it?" Thursday following a victory against Meridian, the Starkville High School boys basketball coach said he didn't do anything and that all of the credit went to his kids. It was a fitting comment because the Yellow Jackets had three players score in double figures and two more add eight points to help them advance to the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A State title game against Madison Central.

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  20. Callaway Malik Newman make history with fourth straight titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Callaway becomes first boys program to win four straight state championships in the post-segregation era. Callaway 66, Ridgeland 43 Callaway becomes first boys program to win four straight state championships in the post-segregation era.

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