ICC deals Northeast 38-19 loss in Fulton

By Adam Gore, ICC FULTON, MS – The Itawamba Community College football team was playing with a full deck Thursday night and Richard McQuarley was their ace in the hole as they defeated Northeast 38-19 in front of packed house at Eaton Field. “It was a good overall win,” said ICC head coach Sean Cannon. […]

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Defending 3A champion Wildcats roll over Cougars

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor LOUISVILLE- Louisville’s record might be deceiving, as the Wildcats sat at 3-4 entering last Friday’s home matchup with South Pontotoc. However, three of those losses came to teams with a combined 20-4 record. The defending 3A champions showed they are still a force in Class 3A in a dominating 52-0 […]

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Panthers put last season’s heartbreak behind them

By Melissa Meador, Monroe Journal AMORY – Amory got revenge on the team that put them out of last year’s playoffs in a big way, blasting Pontotoc 36-0 to even up their Division 1-4A record. “We talked a lot this week about the fact that Pontotoc broke our hearts last year,” Amory coach Ben Ashley […]

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Lady Warriors top Alcorn Central 3-0

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor The Pontotoc volleyball Lady Warriors have to walk a tight line the rest of the season to make the postseason, as they are currently tied with Belmont for the third and final postseason spot from Region 1-1. They put one brick in the wall last Thursday with a 3-0 victory […]

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Lady Cougars take 2-3A title in slugfest

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer ECRU- The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars visited Ecru Thursday night to take on their rival the Lady Vikings of North Pontotoc. The winner would be the slow pitch softball division champions of Region 2-3A. The teams combined to score 25 runs and hit 9 home runs, with lead changing hands […]

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Vikings cruise past Booneville in second half

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer ECRU- North Pontotoc struggled to get it’s high powered offense in gear in the first half Friday against division rival Booneville. Led by the running of Brooks Shannon and Zay Cullens, the Vikings found their stride in the second half and left the Blue Devils in the dust, 34-14, for […]

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ICC Hosts Northeast for North Division Rival Game

By Lee Adams, ICC ICC and Northeast will renew their rivalry on the football field tonight in Fulton in their 54th meeting. The Indians and the Tigers have played some of the nation’s top teams this season and both come into Thursday night rivalry game with identical records. Both teams are in need of win […]

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Vikings, Cougars compete at Fulton, New Albany

Both the North Pontotoc and South Pontotoc cross country teams were in action over the weekend, with the Cougars competing at the Itawamba XC Invite and the Vikings traveling to the New Albany Dawg Trails. South’s girls finished sixth overall and third in Class 3A, led by Anna Bailey who again turned in a top […]

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Spellins garners two state awards

REGINA BUTLER Progress Staff Writer Sherman Police Chief Joel Spellins recently garnered two different awards from the Mississippi department of Highway Safety for going above and beyond duty to aid his community. He received the 2014 Best Practice award for Data Tracking and the 2014 Community Service Award at the STARS conference. STARS stands for […]

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Five arrested in county on drug possession and other charges

REGINA BUTLER Progress Staff Writer Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said that five people have been arrested on charges ranging from simple assault to drug possession. Donald Bruce Boone, 55, 245 Main Street, Pontotoc has been charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell and possession of Amphetamine. He also has misdemeanor charges of […]

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Vikings open 1-3A play with big win over Kossuth

  By Jonathan Wise,Sports Editor KOSSUTH- In a Division 1-3A matchup of teams both ranked in the Daily Journal 4A/3A top five, Kossuth and North Pontotoc battled into the final minutes, with the Vikings picking up a tough 28-21 win. Standout receiver Brooks Shannon took a snap in the Wildcat and found fellow wideout Greg […]

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Lady Cougars fall to West Union in eight innings, shutout Holly Springs

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer West Union Lady Eagles traveled to South Pontotoc last Tuesday in slow pitch softball action, outlasting the red-hot Lady Cougars to win 11-7 in extra innings. West Union jumped out to an early 6-0 lead by the 2nd inning. The Cougars did not score until the bottom of the 3rd […]

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