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Class 5A Girls: Buford’s 36 leads Olive Branch to first state title

Endya Buford was a one-man wrecking crew. Buford would pour in a game-high 36 points and was named the game’s Most Valuable Player to lead Olive Branch past West Jones...

Class 2A Boys: Bay Springs rallies past Ingomar

Bay Springs coach Corey Mackey needed someone to step up. And it was a freshman that came through. Chad Jones would score 10 points in the...

Class 2A Girls Recap: Newton claims first state title since 2010

It wasn’t pretty, but Newton coach Perry Fletcher will take it. With a strong defensive and timely baskets in the second half Newton was able to get past West Lincoln 39-33...

Class 4A Boys Recap: Raymond three-peats

The legacy lives on. After a fast start Raymond was able to hold off a fierce Florence comeback as the Rangers got past the Eagles 77-62 to claim their third consecutive...

Class 4A Girls Recap: Louisville claims first state title since 1973

The long 46-year drought is over. With a stingy defense and timely baskets Louisville was able to hold off Ripley 35-31 to claim the Girls Class 4A State Championship at...

Class 1A Boys Recap: East Marion claims first state title

History made. Behind the play of Caleb Rawls in the fourth quarter East Marion rallied past Okolona 58-53 to claim the MHSAA Boys Class 1A State Championship on Thursday afternoon at...

Class 1A Girls Recap: Pine Grove three peats

The dynasty continues. Behind a stellar defense and the play of Loren Elliott, Pine Grove got past Simmons 44-26 to win its third consecutive Girls Class 1A State Championship on Thursday...

MHSAA Basketball State Championship Schedule

All games at MS Coliseum, Jackson Tickets: $12 THURSDAY CLASS 1A Girls 1 p.m. — State Championship Game: Pine Grove...

Day 3 Recap: MHSAA State Basketball Tournament

For Pearl it was all about a fast start. The Lady Pirates couldn’t have asked for a better one. Pearl raced out to a 12-point lead...

Day 2 Recap: MHSAA State Basketball Tournament

It came down to the final seconds, but the curse is over. Coahoma County’s Markevious Phillips game tying lay-up would rim out and Bay Springs would hold off the Red...