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St. Jude’s trail ride set November 7

Everyone is invited to participate in the 16th J D Brown Memorial Trail Ride, Saturday, November 7th at Mud Creek Bottom Road, north of the Pontotoc Stockyard. All donations and proceeds raised will be donated to St Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. Last year’s event raised $17,353.00 for the kids of St Jude battling […]

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CATCH Kids Tanglefoot Trot 5k Race and Fun Run

The inaugural CATCH Kids Tanglefoot Trot 5-K Race and Fun Run will be held Saturday, November 7th at 8:00am in Pontotoc on the Tanglefoot Trail. The race will be officially timed with trophies and medals presented to overall and age group winners. Registration will be at The Farmers Market in Downtown Pontotoc the day of […]

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Pontotoc CC sweeps Region 2-4A titles

Both the Pontotoc girls and boys cross country teams won the Region 2-4A Championship Thursday at Cherry Creek Orchard.  The Lady Warriors placed 10 runners in the top 14 and the boys placed 6 runners in the top 14. Elizabeth Lunn was the individual Region Champion.  Also making the All-Region team were Lauren Koehler, Maclaine […]

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Warriors’ season ends with loss to Shannon

The Pontotoc Warrriors narrowly missed the 4A playoffs in 2015, falling short just in a must-win game against Shannon on Friday night, but with a 6-5 season that doubled their win total from the previous year and gave them the program’s first winning season since 2011, a strong foundation was laid for the future in […]

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Vikings top South in Horton Trophy Game

ECRU- North Pontotoc standout tailback Zay Cullens found the end zone a total of five times, three times on offense and twice on defense, as the Vikings rolled over South Pontotoc 56-15 to capture their eighth straight in the rivalry. The Vikings (8-3) jumped out a 28-3 first quarter lead and never looked back on […]

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Pontotoc varsity teams 3rd in 4A at Saltillo

Both the varsity girls and boys cross country teams finished 3rd in 4A at the Saltillo Invitational Saturday. Both junior high teams finished 1st in 4A. Lauren Koehler was the top finisher for the Lady Warriors, followed by Elizabeth Lunn, Abby Tidwell, Taylor Norris, Morgan Henry, Rossie Beth Robinson, Maddie McGregor, Kirklyn Finney, Georgia Claire […]

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Warriors shut down Vikings, move to 3-2

Ryan Moody Sports Editor The Vikings and the Warriors looked like they were setup for an old fashioned shootout last Friday night as the two teams combined for 21 points in the first seven minutes of the game. Pontotoc’s defensive unit would have no part of a shootout, as the Warriors went to win 39-14. […]

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Pontotoc High School sets prices for season tickets in all sports

Pontotoc High School will be selling season tickets for football or you can buy an all-season pass that gets you into all home games for all sports. The football tickets are selling for $30 and you can purchase them at the high school office. They are also offering an All-Sports pass for $100 and they […]

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2015 Pontotoc Girls Soccer summer review

The 2015-16 edition of the Pontotoc girls’ soccer team is going to be young. The Lady Warriors roster includes eight upperclassmen and 18 players that are freshman or younger. Pontotoc’s Head Coach Mckinley Holland was gracious enough to give me a few minutes of his time to talk about his program. How did Coach Holland […]

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Red Sox’s valiant effort falls just short

Ryan Moody Sports Editor The Pontotoc Red Sox fell just short of an American Legion state championship on Monday. Pontotoc beat Hattiesburg in game one of the state tournament but fell to Tupelo in the pivitol second game of the weekend. Pontotoc had no time to lick their wounds because they had to turn around […]

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Cardinals sweep Sluggers in the regular season

Bruce Weatherly Special Contributor The Springville Cardinals and the Algoma Sluggers met in the regular season finale of the Tombigbee Valley Waterway League last Sunday with Springville winning 17-5 in impressive fashion.The game started with the Sluggers looking like they would be the team running away with the victory. The Sluggers jumped out to a […]

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Tigers hot start to much to overcome for the Sluggers

Bruce Weatherly Special Contributor The Tupelo Tigers scored nine runs in the first three innings and it was to much for the Algoma Sluggers to overcome. The Tiger’s Jeremy Carlyle had a double and a two run homerun early on to help pace Tupelo’s offensive attack. Algoma didn’t go away quietly as they scored four […]

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Patterson and Crawford win the 2 man at PCC

It was a hot and humid weekend in North Mississippi but that didn’t stop 40 teams from competing in the 2 man scramble this weekend at Pontotoc Country Club. The team of Scotty Patterson and Barry Crawford won the championship flight with a 58 on the first day and a 66 on the second day […]

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Four Pontotoc Countains make Future Stars Football Team

Pontotoc’s Gabe Harmon, South Pontotoc’s John Belcher, North Pontotoc’s Brandon Fields and North Pontotoc’s Forrest Hooper all made the Future Stars Mississippi Football team. The Future Stars Game is made up of a team from Mississippi and a team from Louisiana. The game featured players from the seventh and eighth grades of both states. Harmon, […]

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