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Rebels have tough task ahead, but excited to be competing in the postseason

Richton football team rallied around Coach Stephen Rice as they rallied for a playoff berth _______________ By BRAD CROWE Dispatch Staff __________ The 2021 season has presented a number of challenges for the Richton Rebels, whose new-look region contains several juggernaut Class 1A football programs. Head coach Stephen Rice, however, has been battling an even greater…

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Rebels slug it out for 6-0 win over Puckett

By BRAD CROWE – Dispatch Staff Points were hard to come   by on a muddy turf during Friday night’s home game for Richton, but the ones they did come up with were enough, as the Rebels came away with a 6-0 victory over the Puckett Wolves. The Rebels’ defense shined in the team’s second…

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PCHS takes Perry County Super Bowl with win over Rebels

From Staff Reports Perry Central blew open a tight game with two third quarter touchdowns and pulled away for a 22-6 win at Richton on Friday in the season opener for both teams. Both teams had opportunities in the first two quarters, but mistakes and penalties kept either squad from finding the endzone. The Bulldogs…

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Richton falls at Stringer in Game 1, hosts Game 2 on Saturday.

Early mishaps for the Richton Rebels forced them to fight an uphill battle for most of Thursday night’s series opener at Stringer. Despite a valiant attempt to climb back into the game, the Red Devils tacked on 5 late runs to strengthen their lead and secure a 9-1 victory to begin Round 3 of the…

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Red-hot Rebels ride into Round 3 of playoffs

By BRAD CROWE Disptatch Staff The Richton Rebels have been on a roll through two rounds of postseason play. Winners of their last five games, the Rebels swept their first two opponents to earn their place in this week’s Round 3 matchup with Stringer in another best-of-three series. After only getting to play 11 games…

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Red-hot Rebels ride into Round 3

The Richton Rebels have been on a roll through two rounds of postseason play. Winners of their last five games, the Rebels swept their first two opponents to earn their place in this week’s Round 3 of competition.  After only getting to play 11 games in 2020 before the season was ended due to COVID,…

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Richton sweeps series vs. McEvans, advances to Round 3

The Richton Rebels are third-round bound after earning two straight wins over the McEvans Warriors in Round 2. After traveling four hours on Thursday to earn a 21-5 victory in the series opener, the Rebels hosted the Warriors on Friday and made quick work of it, scoring 15 runs through three innings to win 15-1…

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Richton baseball team in good position after key wins

Rebels looking to bolster region record with Friday trip to Sacred Heart By RUSSELL TURNER – Dispatch Editor The Richton Rebels took a few lumps on the diamond last weekend in non-region play, but three straight wins in region action has Coach Josh Palmer and his team feeling confident. The Rebels are 8-11 overall and…

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