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Cougars drop tough division game to Tigers

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer SPRINGVILLE- What started out a defensive struggle in the first half turned into a scoring battle in the second, as Nettleton edged out South Pontotoc 33-20 in a Division 4-3A contest on Friday. The Cougars drove into Nettleton territory on their first series of the game, but after quarterback Colton […]

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Indians top Warriors 35-7, claim Division 1-4A title

By Scotty Nichols, Itawamba County Times PONTOTOC – The Itawamba AHS Indians were able to clinch the 2014 division 1-4A title with a 35-7 road rout of the Pontotoc Warriors last Friday night. After a less than stellar 1-4 start this season, IAHS has played through their division schedule with a vengeance, outscoring Amory, Shannon, […]

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Senatobia pulls away from Lady Warriors

By Jonathan Wise, Pontotoc Progress SENATOBIA- The Pontotoc Lady Warriors lost their first road game of the year to Senatobia and saw their season end there in the first round of the MHSAA volleyball playoffs last Tuesday. The hosts would take control of a deadlocked match in the third set, going on to win 3-1 […]

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Warriors top South Pontotoc Invitational

Pontotoc High School Cross Country teams dominated the South Pontotoc Invitational last Tuesday, with all four teams finishing first. This was the last regular season meet, and both varsity teams finished the the regular season undefeated in 4A. Elizabeth Lunn was the top finisher for the Lady Warriors and was the individual champion. The girls […]

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Vikings pound Bears, ready for title clash

By Jonathan Wise, Pontotoc Progress GLEN, MS- The North Pontotoc Vikings have a clear goal for the remainder of the season, an undefeated division record. North, which has won eight in a row and climbed to the number one ranking in the Daily Journal’s 4A/3A poll, did what one would expect against one-win Alcorn Central […]

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ICC to add Armstrong to Athletic Hall of Fame

By Lee Adams/LetsGoICC.com FULTON, MS – Dr. Ketra Armstrong of Tupelo will be inducted into the ICC Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming Festivities today. Armstrong graduated from ICC in 1983 with an A.A. degree in physical education and pre-physical therapy focus. While earning her A.A. degree, she was racking up on the court for […]

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Thompson to be Inducted to ICC Athletic Hall of Fame

By Lee Adams/LetsGoICC.com FULTON, MS – Former ICC baseball standout and Amory native, Butch Thompson will be inducted into the ICC Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday October 25. Thompson, who is currently heading into his seventh season at Mississippi State University, attended ICC from 1988-90 and stood out as Coach Roy Cresap’s closer. During his […]

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Lady Vikings’ season ends as 3A power Nettleton completes sweep

By Melissa Meador, Monroe Journal NETTLETON – Nettleton coach Dana Rhea crossed two numbers off his list last Thursday night. “We started today eight wins away from our goal,” Rhea said. “We’re counting down and finding something to get our minds on the goal. It’s something we can have fun and relax with.” The Lady […]

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Pontotoc varsity teams keep perfect 4A records intact at Mississippi College

Both the girls and boys cross country teams finished 1st in 4A at Mississippi College Saturday. Both teams are currently undefeated in 4A as the season nears the home stretch. Elizabeth Lunn was the top finisher for the Lady Warriors, followed by Abby Tidwell, Lauren Koehler, Rossie Beth Robinson, Sloan Sansing, Claire Garner, Taylor Norris, […]

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Resurgent Lady Cougars fall short against Mooreville

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars hosted Mooreville Thursday in the Class 3A slow pitch softball playoffs. The Lady Troopers defeated the hosts 9-7 in the first game and 6-2 in the second to end the Lady Cougars’ season. Mooreville, which went on to sweep Kossuth over the weekend and advance […]

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Tigers’ second quarter surge dooms Cougars

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Editor WINONA- A tough second quarter put the South Pontotoc Cougars into a hole they could not dig out of, as they dropped a 53-35 contest to the Winona Tigers on Friday. A second Cougar punt gave the Winona the ball at the 50, and, spurred by a 40-yard run from […]

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Vikings capture seventh straight in blowout of Belmont

By Eric Dillow, Sports Writer Last week North Pontotoc used their rushing game powered by Brooks Shannon and Zay Cullens to overpower Booneville. This week, the Vikings relied on the passing of Caleb Nelson to lead them to victory. The senior quarterback passed for 143 yards and 3 touchdowns as North Pontotoc rolled over Belmont […]

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Warriors hold off Braves in OT for second win

By Kyle Robbins, Sports Writer IUKA- It was a battle of perseverance as Pontotoc defeated Tishomingo County Friday night in a late season Division 1-4A matchup. With the score knotted at 6-6 in the second overtime period, a linebacker blitzed off the edge on second down and was untouched on his path to Pontotoc quarterback […]

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HPU’s Chuck Boland named FAR Fellow by NCAA Division III

BROWNWOOD, TX– Howard Payne University’s Chuck Boland, faculty athletic representative, professor of accounting and chair of the accounting department, has been selected as a 2014 NCAA Division III FAR Fellow. According to the organization, the Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) Fellows Institute was launched in 2010 and aims to increase the effectiveness of Division III faculty […]

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