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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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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 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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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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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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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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Yellow Jackets swarm Colonels 42-7

By Joe Coates The Oak Forest Academy Yellow Jackets buzzed into Gallman last Friday night with 28 seniors on the roster to contest the Copiah Academy Colonels on the gridiron. The visitors from Amite, LA built a lead of 42-0 by halftime en route to a 42-7 win over the home team. he current district…

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2019 Copiah Academy Homecoming Court

HOMECOMING will be celebrated Oct. 18 at Copiah Academy in Gallman. The Homecoming Court includes: Senior–Vianca Allen, Flower Girl–June Goodson, Crown Bearer–Iker Romero-Campos, Senior–Allie Toney, Senior–Eliza Brunt, Senior–Bella Giddens, Senior–Blakeney Bryd, Junior–Mckinna Smith, Sophomore–Skylar Lyons, Sophomore–Mary Beth Coates, Junior–MacKenzie Myers.

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Lady Colonels claim second place in Class 6A, finish with 22 wins

By Joe Coates The 2019 MAIS fastpitch season has come to a close, and the Copiah Academy Lady Colonels can hold their heads after having earned second place in Class 6A. Copiah defeated Jackson Prep and Parklane Academy in the state tournament on Sept. 28 and 30, advancing to the best-of-3 championship series during the…

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