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Greenville (31-0) vs Pearl (29-1) Girls 6A matchup has fans excited for day 3 at the Big House.

Some fans are saying that the matchup between undefeated Greenville and one loss Pearl IS the state championship game.  Fans of Terry High School and Hernando High School beg to differ.  This game has been talked about since Monday.  Something’s gotta give.  A winning streak will be broken and a chance at the gold ball will have to wait another

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5A State championship game rematch highlights day 2 at the Big House.

Last year, Olive Branch captured the gold ball in the championship game versus Forest Hill.  One year later, Forest Hill has the chance for revenge.  If Forest Hill wins however, they still will have one more game left, the actual championship game.  Olive Branch is locked, loaded, and long.  Their height bothers most teams.  Forest Hill won’t be one of

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Lanier Lady Bulldogs and Raymond Rangers headline today’s action at the Big House

Finally!  Big House week is here.  Normally a two week event, this year it will only be one.  Starting with the final four this year, fans can expect to see great basketball every game, with championship aspirations on the line. Today, Monday, March 4, 2019, 1A & 4A schools tip off.  At 27-3, The lady bulldogs of Lanier playing at

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JPS Heads into the Big House & JSU with no reigning for the first time in over a decade

High school basketball’s Mecca is without a champion for the first time in over 10 years.  Heading into this year’s tournament beginning this Thursday, March 1st, Jackson Public Schools has the opportunity to have a champion in 4A, 5A, and 6A.  Lanier High School is the lone 4A representative.  However, both the boys and girls have made to the Elite

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Olive Branch’s D.J. Jeffries commits to Kentucky

Fresh off his first state championship, D.J. Jeffries committed Monday night to the University of Kentucky.  Jeffries had narrowed his college selections down to Kentucky, Alabama, and Missississippi State.  Many felt MSU was a long shot, but nonetheless, they were in the mix.  Jeffries graduates in 2019.  Committing early makes the transition to college smoother and takes the pressure off

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What IF?

Last week, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament had upset upon upset upon upset. After 136 games in tournament history, a 16th seeded team FINALLY defeated a number 1 seeded team.  Never in history had this happened. The record going into last week was #1 seed (135-0) against #16 seed teams.  University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) embarrassed the Virginia defeating

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