Softball/Baseball Playoffs Update

In playoff softball Winona plays at South Pontotoc and North softball plays at Independence, both at 5:30 South Pontotoc baseball plays at Independence at 5:30 Game two/three of each series will be tomorrow night (Saturday if necessary for South baseball)

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MDWFP (Trace State Park) hosting a fish habitat event.

Pontotoc  – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (Trace State Park) are hosting an event involving the sinking of fish habitat on April 26, 2014.  The event is free, open to everyone, and starting time is at 9:00 A.M..  The habitat/structure must be PVC/Wood only.  The participants must have their own boat and […]

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Lady Warriors continue 1-4A dominance

The Pontotoc Lady Warriors finished 1st in 10 of 17 events to win the Division 1-4A Track and Field Championship. They qualified at least one athlete in all 17 events for the 4A Regional Meet next Saturday at Pontotoc. Division champions were Katy McAuley in the pole vault and 400 meters, Alivia Badie in the […]

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Warriors top Eagles to cap title-clinching week

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor The Pontotoc Warriors might not have played at their highest level Saturday night, but it was enough to push across seven runs and come away with an 7-3 win over the red hot Tupelo Christian Prep Eagles, who came in winners of seven of their last eight games. TCPS head […]

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Cougars respond, down Tigers to stay in playoff hunt

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor After letting a non-division game get away earlier in the week, the South Pontotoc Cougars needed to turn in a good performance last Thursday against Winona to keep their playoff hopes alive. They came through with just that, as South’s pitching, defense and bats lifted them to 8-6 win over […]

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North evens series against South with 8-1 win

By Jay Tidwell, Contributing Sports Writer SPRINGVILLE – North Pontotoc didn’t need very much of a pre-game chat from its coach to get ready for its rematch against South Pontotoc. The Lady Vikings had a pair of productive innings at the plate and Chandler Gates tossed a three-hitter to lead North to an 8-1 victory […]

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Vikings rally to capture Division 1-3A crown

  By Kyle Robbins, Contributing Sports Writer As Trey Jolly received a throw for the game’s final out, the North Pontotoc bench cleared, and the fielders rushed to the middle of the field. They converged in a dog pile to celebrate clinching the Division 1-3A championship. With the championship, the Vikings have swept the regular […]

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Cougars have good day at Division 4-3A Tournament

By Jonathan Wise The South Pontotoc tennis team captured the regular season title in Division 4-3A, and last Wednesday they made some noise at the individual tournament as well, sending three events to state. Number one girls doubles team Mattie Mills and Attie Finley will be making a return trip to Jackson. The number one […]

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Solid performance by Vikings sends four events to state tournament

By Jonathan Wise The North Pontotoc Vikings had a successful day at last Wednesdays’ Division 2-3A Tournament, held at Itawamba Community College. North advanced competitiors to the state tournament in four of five events- boys singles, girls singles, mixed doubles and boys doubles. Patrick Haulcomb came into the tournament seeded first and took advantage of […]

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Lady Vikings top Hamilton in seesaw battle

By Jonathan Wise, Pontotoc Progress NETTLETON- It took some extra softball, but the North Pontotoc Lady Vikings were able to ultimately pull out an 8-7 win over Hamilton Saturday at the Nettleton Tournament. In what would be considered extra innings in the time-limit contest, Tia Davis smacked a fly ball to center to score Bayle […]

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Vikings’ winning streak snapped by Blue Devils

By Kyle Robbins, Sports Writer North Pontotoc entered Friday night’s Division 1-3A contest against Booneville as winners of thirteen consecutive games and with a perfect 6-0 division record. With the 6-0 start, the Vikings had separated themselves atop of the competitive division. Friday night, however, even the red hot Vikings were no match for Booneville […]

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Genesis Furniture closes, WIN JOB to aid laid off workers

David Helms Pontotoc Progress   After 18 years of manufacturing upholstered furniture, Genesis Furniture Company in Pontotoc has closed, leaving approximately 63 employees jobless, according to a notice issued last week by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. Genesis Furniture, located on Maggie Drive, began manufacturing operations in Pontotoc in 1996. Attempts to contact Genesis […]

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