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The Whippets and Lady Whippets both fell to Louisville last Friday night by scores of 81-62 and 80-42 respectively.  They then traveled to the Houston Shootout on Saturday where the Whippets defeated Smithville 54-51 and the Lady Whippets fell to Houston 60-34.  The Whippets moved to 10-3 overal

The Ethel Tigers and Lady Tigers traveled to East Webster last Friday night and dropped both contests 64-47 and 53-23 respectively.  The Tigers fell to 5-6 overall while the Lady Tigers fell to 7-5.

The McAdams and Lady Bulldogs traveled to Pelahatchie last Friday night with the Bulldogs picking up a 60-35 win to improve to 3-12 on the year.  The Lady Bulldogs suffered their fifth loss of the season with a 57-54 setback, moving their record to 10-5 overall.

Former Holmes Community College quarterback Josh Dodd of Kosciusko signed a national letter of intent with University of Tennessee-Martin.

It sure was an exciting year in sports in Attala County.

Here, we take a look back at all our local athletes were able to accomplish during 2017.

Jacob Peeler named Ole Miss receivers coach

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Ethel falls in three

By STAN BEALL,

The Ethel Tiger baseball team was on the cusp of returning to the MHSAA Class 1A South State Championship series for the second year in a row, but had the opportunity slip through its hands in the bottom of the sixth inning in game three on Monday night with the score tied at

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