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Get your little league team pictures in by June 22

Team pictures are needed by no later than June 22 for the summer ball section that runs in the Pontotoc Progress. We need a team picture of your softball or baseball team and the names of the coaches and players in the picture. Please send all of this information to ryan.moody@journalinc.com. If you have any […]

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NEMCABB starts this Thursday

The North Mississippi high school baseball tournament starts this week. Pontotoc, North, and South Pontotoc will be participating in the tournament. South Pontotoc and Pontotoc will be playing in the Calhoun City regional, while North Pontotoc will be playing at East Union. The following week the single elimination tournament will be held at New Albany. […]

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Warriors win third straight all sports award

Pontotoc High School won the 4A all sports award for the third consecutive year and for the fourth time in five years.The Warriors won team state championships in girl’s cross country and boys powerlifting along with finishing well in several other team sports.The Warriors finished with a combined 178.5 points to beat Corinth which finished […]

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Pontotoc athletic facilities gets face lift

Pontotoc High School’s soccer field, track, and football field are all receiving some much needed attention during the summer break. The soccer field has had drainage problems for years but that shouldn’t be the case when the 2016 school year kicks off as they have put a new drainage system in. The soccer field was […]

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Cubs take Zinn in 23rd round

I think it is safe to say that the Chicago Cubs like what they see in Pontotoc’s own Delvin Zinn. Last year the Cubs drafted Zinn in the 28th round and this year the Cubs once again drafted Zinn. This year the call came in the 23rd round of the Major League baseball draft. Zinn […]

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Vikings are red hot at the right time

The North Pontotoc baseball team has won six straight and nine out their last 10 games. During the six game streak North has out scored their opponents 80-12. Last week North Pontotoc swept Aberdeen in division play by a combined score of 37-4. A host of Vikings had huge days at the plate. Caleb Todd […]

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Cougars win archery State Championship

The South Pontotoc Archery Team have finished in second place three consecutive years but yesterday they jumped that hurdle and won the 3A State Title. The Cougars won it going away as they finished over 40 points ahead of second place finisher Franklin County. Grab tomorrows Pontotoc Progress to read a full review.

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Funding needed for South Pontotoc tennis facilities

Hunter Fooshee Special to the Progress South Pontotoc tennis coach, Helen Bowen, is on a mission to build a new tennis facility at South Pontotoc Attendance Center. Her wish is for the facility to serve the growing number of students and community members interested in pursuing the sport she has devoted her career towards. “I […]

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Baseball and Softball schedules for this week

Thursday, March 17 Baseball Pontotoc @ Mooreville 10 a.m. Pontotoc @ Saltillo  3 p.m. South Pontotoc home vs Ingomar 3 p.m. Softball Pontotoc home vs East Webster 3 p.m. Friday, March 18 Baseball Pontotoc@ Belmont 5 p.m. North Pontotoc home vs Ingomar Noon South Pontotoc @ Water Valley 3 p.m. Softball North Pontotoc @ West Union […]

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Warrior Powerlifting wins third consecutive North-Half: Campbell sets records

(Rick Campbell)   The defending state champion Pontotoc Powerlifting team will be a load to deal with next month at the state powerlifting meet as they will be sending seven lifters to Jackson to defend their title. Pontotoc’s Rick Campbell, Nick Romano, and Gabe Harmon all won individual North Half Titles last week in Pontotoc. […]

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Lady Warriors outlast Lady Vikings in extra inning thriller

The Lady Warriors beat North Pontotoc 6-5 in a game that took eight innings to decide last Tuesday night at Warrior field. The fans showed up in groves for both sides and they got their money worth as there were five lead changes in the game. North Pontotoc’s Leah Jones led the first inning with […]

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Seniors lead Vikings past Tupelo

North Pontotoc’s head baseball coach Chad Anthony challenged his team to play their best before Saturday’s game versus Tupelo. Minutes before first pitch took place Anthony told his team, “I expect us to play well tonight. Let’s play with great energy and focus. Let’s take it to them early.” North Pontotoc answered the challenge as […]

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Former Warrior Delvin Zinn off to a hot start at ICC

Former Pontotoc Warrior Delvin Zinn is off to a hot start in his freshman campaign at ICC. Through the first 14 games  Zinn is second on the team in batting average .442, second in RBI’s with 15, first in runs scored with 19, and he has only struck out twice. We will be keeping up […]

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Cougars topple Rams with late inning rally

The  South Pontotoc Cougars rallied with four runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to knock off the Vardaman Rams 6-5 on Friday night. Jonathan Weeks drilled a three-run homer to right centerfield to tie the contest at 5 with one out in the final frame. Colton Priest then reached on a single, advancing […]

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