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Kings of the South: St. Joseph runs past opposition to clam South State Title

By DAVID W. HEALY,

For the second straight season, the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team captured a regional state championship. Now, the Fighting Irish have their sites set on winning it all.

The Fighting Irish (17-4) defeated Discovery Christian 65-41 Saturday in the championship game of the MAIS Class 2A South State Tournament.


Lady Irish's historic season comes to an end

By DAVID W. HEALY,

St. Joseph Catholic School girls basketball coach Suzette Suggs looked out onto the court with nothing but pride as she watched her Fighting Irish play their final moments of the season Thursday night in St. Joe’s 54-39 loss to Claiborne (La.) in the quarterfinals of the MAIS Class AA South State Tournament at Greenville Christian School.




Wave seniors leave behind a true legacy brotherhood

By PATRICK ERVIN,

One third of the O’Bannon Greenwaves boys’ basketball team played their final home game on Friday night. Kaylon Swilley, Octavia Wilson, Zion Jessie, Curtis Austin, Javorious Jackson and Kentarious Castion exit the program leaving a legacy that will either have the faithful saying, “what if” or “they put it together just at the right time.”



Hornets surge back to defeat Germantown in semifinals of district tournament

By DAVID W. HEALY,

STARKVILLE — The Greenville High School boys basketball team may have let the lead slip away Tuesday night, but the Hornets never lost their composure as they roared back in the fourth quarter to defeat Germantown 71-58 in the semifinals of the MHSAA Region 3-6A Tournament at Starkville.



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