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Warriors remain unbeaten in 4A at Saltillo

All four Pontotoc cross country teams finished first in 4A at the Saltillo Invitational Saturday. Both varsity teams are currently undefeated in 4A on the season The top seven varsity girls were Elizabeth Lunn, Lauren Koehler, Abby Tidwell, Rossie Beth Robinson, Morgan Henry, Claire Garner and Locke Hester. Also competing were Payten Wright, Taylor Norris, […]

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Ground game powers Vikings over Warriors

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor ECRU- North Pontotoc is known for its explosive passing game, but it was the ground game that got cranked up in the second half Friday night, allowing the Vikings to pull away for a 42-18 win over rival Pontotoc. North (4-1) ran for 134 yards and three touchdowns in the […]

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Walnut tops South in defensive battle

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer WALNUT- The South Pontotoc Cougars traveled to Walnut this past Friday to battle the Wildcats, who entered their homecoming game ranked No. 4 in class 2A/1A. The Wildcats found the going tough against the South Pontotoc defense but were able to grind out a 12-0 win. Turnovers hurt South Pontotoc […]

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Lady Warriors gearing up for home stretch

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor Region 1-1 volleyball has a new format this year, in which the top three teams during the regular season (division play) will advance to the state playoffs. The Pontotoc Lady Warriors, who currently sit in fourth place 10-6 overall and 4-2 in division play, have control of there own fate […]

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Warriors top 4A field at 28 team Pontotoc Invitational

All four Pontotoc cross country teams cranked out impressive performances and finished first in 4A Saturday at the Pontotoc Invitational at Cherry Creek Orchard. 28 teams and nearly 800 runners competed in the meet. The top seven varsity girls were Elizabeth Lunn (6th overall), Lauren Koehler (11th), Morgan Henry (18th), Abby Tidwell (20th), Claire Garner, […]

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Lady Vikings pound Holly Springs, split at Corinth Tournament

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer ECRU- Holly Springs Lady Hawks flew into Ecru Monday night only to find themselves outmatched by the home standing North Pontotoc Lady Vikings 24-0 in girls slow-pitch softball action. Senior pitcher Abby Wilder threw a complete game shutout for North Pontotoc as they improved to 9-4 on the season. The […]

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Lady Cougars take over, thump West Union 12-0

By Dennis Clayton, New Albany Gazette ENTERPRISE- South Pontotoc blew open a close game with a huge third inning as they defeated West Union 12-0 in five innings last Thursday night. “I thought we came out disciplined at the plate, hit good pitches and strung hits together,” South Pontotoc coach Adam Patterson said. “To me […]

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No. 1 Calhoun City shuts out Warriors

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer It was great football weather Friday night in Pontotoc, as the visiting Calhoun City Wildcats, the Daily Journal number one ranked Class 2A/1A team, shutout the hometown Warriors 35-0. Despite the perfect weather conditions, the play on the field was marked by mistakes from both sides. There were a combined […]

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Takeaways lead North to 7th ‘Horton’

By Jonathan Wise, Pontotoc Progress SPRINGVILLE- The North Pontotoc defense scored twice and forced five turnovers, as the Vikings routed their cross-county rival South Pontotoc 63-33 in the 11th annual Horton Trophy Game.Friday night. Caleb Nelson hit Caleb Todd for a 21-yard touchdown on North’s opening drive to get the scoring barrage started. The Cougars […]

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ICC wins defensive battle with Holmes, 19-3

ICC wins defensive battle with Holmes, 19-3 Adam Gore/LetsGoICC.com?? FULTON, MS – Devan Gilleylen and the Itawamba Community College defense help lead the Indians to their first win of the season with a dominant performance against a highly-vaunted run attack of the Holmes Community College Bulldogs on Thursday. ? “I was really proud of the […]

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Millender named MACJC Special Teams Player of the Week

FULTON, MS – Itawamba Community College sophomore punter and Pontotoc native Jeb Millender was selected as the MACJC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the No. 19 Indians’ 37-13 loss to No. 3 Copiah-Lincoln Community College on August 28. Millender had six punts for 216 yards for an average of 36 […]

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Cougar cross-country improves at Hickory Flat

South Pontotoc cross country coach Vicki Downs said before the season she was primarily trying to build up some miles early in the early part of the season, with the goal of times dropping more and more as the season progressed. The gradual process of getting faster was evident on Saturday at the Hickory Flat […]

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Warriors, Lady Warriors first in 4A at Hickory Flat

The Pontotoc cross country teams competed in the Hickory Flat Invitational Saturday, where both the varsity girls and boys teams finished second overall and first in 4A. Both junior high teams finished third overall. Elizabeth Lunn was the top finisher for the Lady Warriors. The other top seven girls were Abby Tidwell, Lauren Koehler, Morgan […]

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South plays well at Robertson Challenge, ready for division slate

By Jonathan Wise, Pontotoc Progress NEW ALBANY- The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars traveled to New Albany Saturday for the Robertson’s Softball Challenge, coming away with one win and a pair of hard-fought losses. South has gotten off to a slow start, but coach Adam Patterson thought they played well and have a chance to reel […]

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