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Tigers win their way to the round of 16

Tigers win their way to the round of 16 Crystal Springs High School won its first playoff game since 1989 last season. This past Friday night the team traveled to Forest and doubled that number with the second playoff win since 1989, this time 35 – 14. The Tigers travel to Bassfield Friday to play…

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CSHS basketball week one roundup

Lady Tigers The girls breezed their way through last Tuesday’s matchup with St. Joseph to a home-opening 80 – 25 win. Eleven Lady Tigers shot their way into the scoring column as Coach Katrecia Craig used the mismatch to give her players meaningful minutes Tigers The boys made it a clean sweep Thursday posting a…

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CSHS advances to football playoffs

A 40 – 0 win at St. Andrew’s last Friday night vaulted Crystal Springs into the state playoffs. Their first game is set on the road against Forest this Friday night. Forest had a different kind of season. Losing the first five contests, they never won a game until the last half of their season.…

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Indians fall at home to Jefferson County Tigers

Hazlehurst High School hosted a key Region 7-3A football game against the Jefferson County Tigers last Friday night.  At stake was first place in the region with just two games to go in the season. Read more about the Indians in the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Cobras dismantle Hornets in district play

Thursday night, the Wesson Cobras made the short trip to Loyd Star for a pivotal district game; Wesson needed a win to clinch the district title, and Loyd Star needed a win to keep post-season hopes alive. Read more about the Cobras in the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County

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Crystal Springs drops second in a row

It was a muddy field at CSHS last Friday night with off-and-on rain throughout the contest. The Tigers handled the elements fine but couldn’t quite handle the opposition and lost their second heartbreaker in a row, this time to Yazoo County 19 – 15. The loss tasted even more bitter because it was Senior Night…

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Colonels end season with loss to Silliman

By Joe Coates The long 2019 football season came to an end for the Copiah Academy Colonels last Friday night after a 43-22 loss to the Silliman Wildcats. The Colonels dropped their last 6 games of the season and finished 2-8. Joseph Granger scored the first points for Copiah on a 38-yard field goal attempt…

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CSHS Tigers suffer second loss of season

Crystal Springs High School’s last Friday night’s game with Velma Jackson was expected to be the toughest so far this season. It was. The 32-13 defeat on Crystal Springs’ home field dropped the Tigers to 5-2 overall and 1-2 in district play. This Friday night’s Senior Night marks the last regular season home game for…

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River Oaks drops Copiah 17-6; Senior night this Friday

By Joe Coates The River Oaks Mustangs took down the Copiah Academy Colonels on Fri., Oct. 18 by a final score 17-6, dropping CA’s record to 2-7 with one game left on schedule. The Colonels host the Silliman Institute Wildcats Friday at 7 p.m. John David Weed scored Copiah’s only touchdown. He led the Colonels…

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