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Lady Warriors win big over Corinth

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer The Pontotoc Lady Warriors used their usual formula of high pressure defense and a fast- break offense to dominate their eleventh opponent in a row as they defeated the Corinth Lady Warriors Friday night, 62-40. Pontotoc improved to 11-0 for the season and 2-0 in Division 1-4A play. They moved […]

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South girls roll over Tremont, Garel too much for Cougars

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars used their outside game and full court press to completely annihilate the Tremont Lady Eagles Tuesday night, 87-21. Led by Jenna McGregor’s 11 first quarter points, the Lady Cougars jumped out to a 28-4 lead.  McGregor would go on to score 21 points on the […]

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Pontotoc rallies for double OT win over Corinth

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor Senior forward Tay Davis was scoreless through the first three quarters but scored 13 fourth quarter points including three three point shots to lead Pontotoc (9-2, 2-0) as the Warriors rallied from 13 down in the fourth period to tie the game and force overtime.  They went on to defeat […]

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Lady Cougar soccer continues to roll

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars belted TCPS 8-0 at home last Thursday to win their division opener. The defending 1A-3A state runnerups continue to play well this time around, as they have currently won seven in a row after another victory Saturday against Greenville St. Joe. Goalkeeper Breauna Holley, an […]

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North tops Amory for third straight win

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor ECRU- The North Pontotoc Vikings stormed out out of the gates against Amory Friday night, establishing a big early lead and cruising to a 70-51 win over Panthers at home. Freshmen guard Clark Mills had a big offensive night, scoring 26 points that included a whopping eight three-pointers. Up 10-4 […]

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Warriors rally, prevail in double OT

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal PONTOTOC – It was only a single Division 1-4A matchup before Christmas. But what a contest. In an early battle for first place in the division, the Pontotoc Warriors overcame an 13-point fourth quarter deficit to edge the Corinth Warriors 82-78 in double overtime Friday night. “We feel […]

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North soccer splits games against Mooreville

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer North Pontotoc Lady Vikings senior goalkeeper Dee Williams had seventeen saves against the Mooreville Lady Troopers, but it was not enough as the shorthanded squad from Ercu fell 6-1 on the road to Mooreville, the 1A-3A North Half soccer runnerups a year ago. Later that night, John Gonzalez led the […]

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Full-strength Vikings finish Eagles at home

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer Senior Brooks Shannon scored 14 points and freshman Clark Mills had 13 points for the North Pontotoc Vikings, as they edged out the Falkner Eagles for a 59-52 win last Friday. The game marked the first tme all season the Vikings have had their entire roster available to play. Both […]

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Warriors drop tough road battle to Golden Wave

By Jonathan Wise, Pontotoc Progress TUPELO- The Pontotoc Warriors battled for four quarters against Tupelo, but a late third quarter push lifted the Golden Wave to a 69-62 victory Friday night. PHS lost its second straight road game against very good 6A team (they fell to Southaven 74-58 on Tuesday) after starting the season 7-0. Tre […]

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North blows past Falkner in 37-point victory

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer The North Pontotoc Lady Vikings had 11 different players score and never trailed in the game, as they rolled over Falkner 67-30 at home Friday night. Senior guard Tia Davis led the way with 17 points and junior Amelia Merritt added 11. North bounced back from a 52-28 loss to […]

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South girls blank Center Hill, Corinth

By Jonathan Wise, Pontotoc Progress SPRINGVILLE-  The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars weren’t as sharp as they had been before the Thanksgiving break in wins over Oxford, DeSoto Central and Grenada, but they still controlled the game from start to finish on a wet field last Tuesday and beat Center Hill 2-0. “We ate too much […]

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Lady Cougars go 3-0, win home tourney

From New Albany Gazette Reports The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars had a good week of basketball, going 3-0 and capturing the South Pontotoc tournament. Traveling to Myrtle last Tuesday night, South took a decisive 51-45 win over the Lady Hawks. South Pontotoc opened the game on an offensive spury that included a 4-0 run by […]

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Lady Warriors notch big win over Tupelo

  By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor The undefeated Pontotoc Lady Warriors faced their biggest test of the season on Friday…and passed. Traveling to Tupelo to take on the Lady Wave, Pontotoc turned in an excellent performance, especially in the second half, to win 67-61, their second win over a 6A power on the week. They […]

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Pontotoc native O’Neal earns regional Coach of the Year honor

Brian O’Neal, a former Pontotoc High School standout and current Head Cross Country and Track coach at Ole Miss, was named South Region Cross Country Coach of the Year on Tuesday, November 18 by the national coaches association. O’Neal guided the Rebels to their first NCAA South Region championship and the first NCAA XC Championships […]

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