ICC wins defensive battle with Holmes, 19-3

ICC wins defensive battle with Holmes, 19-3 Adam Gore/LetsGoICC.com?? FULTON, MS – Devan Gilleylen and the Itawamba Community College defense help lead the Indians to their first win of the season with a dominant performance against a highly-vaunted run attack of the Holmes Community College Bulldogs on Thursday. ? “I was really proud of the […]

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Liquor defeated, beer approved

Unofficial results in Tuesday’s special election showed Pontotoc residents approved the legalization of beer sales, while the legalization of liquor sales was narrowly defeated. Unofficial results Tuesday night are still subject to the counting of 55 affidavit ballots which will be counted on September 24, officials said. Unofficial results of the voting in the beer […]

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High School Football Scores from Friday, September 12

Horton Trophy Game: North Pontotoc 63, South Pontotoc 33 Calhoun City 35, Pontotoc 0

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Millender named MACJC Special Teams Player of the Week

FULTON, MS – Itawamba Community College sophomore punter and Pontotoc native Jeb Millender was selected as the MACJC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the No. 19 Indians’ 37-13 loss to No. 3 Copiah-Lincoln Community College on August 28. Millender had six punts for 216 yards for an average of 36 […]

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Cougar cross-country improves at Hickory Flat

South Pontotoc cross country coach Vicki Downs said before the season she was primarily trying to build up some miles early in the early part of the season, with the goal of times dropping more and more as the season progressed. The gradual process of getting faster was evident on Saturday at the Hickory Flat […]

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Warriors, Lady Warriors first in 4A at Hickory Flat

The Pontotoc cross country teams competed in the Hickory Flat Invitational Saturday, where both the varsity girls and boys teams finished second overall and first in 4A. Both junior high teams finished third overall. Elizabeth Lunn was the top finisher for the Lady Warriors. The other top seven girls were Abby Tidwell, Lauren Koehler, Morgan […]

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South plays well at Robertson Challenge, ready for division slate

By Jonathan Wise, Pontotoc Progress NEW ALBANY- The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars traveled to New Albany Saturday for the Robertson’s Softball Challenge, coming away with one win and a pair of hard-fought losses. South has gotten off to a slow start, but coach Adam Patterson thought they played well and have a chance to reel […]

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Vikings rally to win thriller over Chargers

By Jonathan Wise, Pontotoc Progress ACKERMAN-An 11-yard touchdown strike from Caleb Nelson to Brooks Shannon with 16 seconds to play lifted North Pontotoc to a thrilling 45-42 win over Choctaw County on Friday night. The game-winning score was set up by an interception by Jaylon Simpson, who picked off pressured Choctaw County quarterback Jamarcus Bradley […]

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Mustangs outrun Cougars, win 19-16

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer Missed opportunities early played a major role in the final outcome Friday in Mantachie, as the visiting South Pontotoc Cougars fell to the Mustangs 19-16. The Cougars had the ball inside the Mustangs 10 yard line on two separate possessions early in the first quarter but could not come away […]

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Warriors use late scores to notch first win

PONTOTOC – Pontotoc’s first victory came down to the final quarter. The Warriors scored twice in the fourth period to rally for a 16-14 win against New Albany last Friday. New Albany (0-3) led 14-0 at halftime on scores by Eddie Barry and Isaiah Powell, before Pontotoc ignited for back-to-back scoring drives down the stretch. […]

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Sluggish start dooms No. 19 ICC in loss to No. 3 Co-Lin

By Adam Gore, ICC Sports Information WESSON, MS – Coach Sean Cannon knew there would be some growing pains for the youthful ICC football team and that’s what the first-year head coach saw in the first half of the Indians’ 37-13 road loss to No. 3 Copiah-Lincoln Community College. “Co-Lin is number three for a […]

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UPDATE: Pontotoc jail escapee in custody

A non violent offender who left from laundry duty Wednesday night between 10 p.m. and midnight was taken into custody without incident l\an hour ago, 21 year old Nathaniel Butler went to his home and police came and picked him up and carried him to the county jail.  

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