ICC to add Armstrong to Athletic Hall of Fame

By Lee Adams/LetsGoICC.com FULTON, MS – Dr. Ketra Armstrong of Tupelo will be inducted into the ICC Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming Festivities today. Armstrong graduated from ICC in 1983 with an A.A. degree in physical education and pre-physical therapy focus. While earning her A.A. degree, she was racking up on the court for […]

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Thompson to be Inducted to ICC Athletic Hall of Fame

By Lee Adams/LetsGoICC.com FULTON, MS – Former ICC baseball standout and Amory native, Butch Thompson will be inducted into the ICC Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday October 25. Thompson, who is currently heading into his seventh season at Mississippi State University, attended ICC from 1988-90 and stood out as Coach Roy Cresap’s closer. During his […]

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SCARECROW stolen from GIFT SHOP – PLEASE RETURN

“Autumn Walking Trail started off with a happy note when scarecrows starting popping up all over downtown. The Fall decorations are a lot of fun and enjoyment for many,” said Ellen Russell, Main Street Director. “However everyone doesn’t always cooperate during this time. Our scarecrow friend that sat on the bench in front of The […]

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Lady Vikings’ season ends as 3A power Nettleton completes sweep

By Melissa Meador, Monroe Journal NETTLETON – Nettleton coach Dana Rhea crossed two numbers off his list last Thursday night. “We started today eight wins away from our goal,” Rhea said. “We’re counting down and finding something to get our minds on the goal. It’s something we can have fun and relax with.” The Lady […]

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Pontotoc varsity teams keep perfect 4A records intact at Mississippi College

Both the girls and boys cross country teams finished 1st in 4A at Mississippi College Saturday. Both teams are currently undefeated in 4A as the season nears the home stretch. Elizabeth Lunn was the top finisher for the Lady Warriors, followed by Abby Tidwell, Lauren Koehler, Rossie Beth Robinson, Sloan Sansing, Claire Garner, Taylor Norris, […]

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Resurgent Lady Cougars fall short against Mooreville

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars hosted Mooreville Thursday in the Class 3A slow pitch softball playoffs. The Lady Troopers defeated the hosts 9-7 in the first game and 6-2 in the second to end the Lady Cougars’ season. Mooreville, which went on to sweep Kossuth over the weekend and advance […]

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Tigers’ second quarter surge dooms Cougars

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor WINONA- A tough second quarter put the South Pontotoc Cougars into a hole they could not dig out of, as they dropped a 53-35 contest to the Winona Tigers on Friday. A second Cougar punt gave the Winona the ball at the 50, and, spurred by a 40-yard run from […]

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Gasoline spill closes street near Walmart

A gasoline spill at Murphy’s Gas Station in front of Walmart in Pontotoc caused police to close the station Wednesday (today) afternoon until a cleanup crew could arrive at the site, said Pontotoc Police Chief Randy Tutor. Murphy’s Gas Station is located on McCord Road in Pontotoc adjacent to the RedMed urgent care clinic. “A […]

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Vikings capture seventh straight in blowout of Belmont

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer Last week North Pontotoc used their rushing game powered by Brooks Shannon and Zay Cullens to overpower Booneville. This week, the Vikings relied on the passing of Caleb Nelson to lead them to victory. The senior quarterback passed for 143 yards and 3 touchdowns as North Pontotoc rolled over Belmont […]

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Warriors hold off Braves in OT for second win

By Kyle Robbins, Sports Writer IUKA- It was a battle of perseverance as Pontotoc defeated Tishomingo County Friday night in a late season Division 1-4A matchup. With the score knotted at 6-6 in the second overtime period, a linebacker blitzed off the edge on second down and was untouched on his path to Pontotoc quarterback […]

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HPU’s Chuck Boland named FAR Fellow by NCAA Division III

BROWNWOOD, TX– Howard Payne University’s Chuck Boland, faculty athletic representative, professor of accounting and chair of the accounting department, has been selected as a 2014 NCAA Division III FAR Fellow. According to the organization, the Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) Fellows Institute was launched in 2010 and aims to increase the effectiveness of Division III faculty […]

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Softball Playoff Finals from Thursday, Oct. 16

Mooreville sweeps South Ponototoc in two games, 9-7 and 6-2 Nettleton defeats North Pontotoc 12-2 and 18-3 to take series 2-0

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