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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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Red Sox fall 4-0 to Columbia

The Pontotoc Red Sox traveled to Columbia, Tennessee to compete in an American Legion tournament. Pontotoc was scheduled to play five games but they only got to play one because of the weather. The Red Sox fell 4-0 to the host team. The loss was the Red Sox’s first of the season and they are […]

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Where are they now?

Ryan Moody Sports Editor This week’s featured athlete is Kristen Swords, a former North Pontotoc and current Cumberland University standout in archery. Swords won an individual national championship in 2014 and help lead her team to a team National Championship in 2015. It marked the first time in Cumberland Universities 126 year existence a team […]

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Park and Rec unveil new logos

Ryan Moody Sports Editor The Pontotoc Park and Rec’s new travel select program finalized new logos for both the baseball and softball teams. The travel select base ball team will be called the Havoc and the softball teams will be named the Fusion. The Havoc’s team colors are a mixture of orange, white, and black. […]

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The Chicago Cubs draft Pontotoc’s Delvin Zinn

Ryan Moody Sports Editor Pontotoc High School standout and Mississippi State signee Delvin Zinn was drafted in the 28th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago Cubs. Zinn signed in the fall with Mississippi State and he says he will honor his commitment to the Bulldogs but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t […]

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Pontotoc Country Club sets dates for 2 man scramble

The annual 2 man scramble at Pontotoc Country Club is set for July 11 and July 12. The scramble will cost $90 per player or $180 per team. Teams will tee off at 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. The tournament is open to both members and non members. You can call the pro shop at (662)-489-1962 […]

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Deadline for flag football and cheerleading registration is Friday

The deadline to register for flag football or to become a cheerleader is June 26. The cost to play flag football is $50 and to become a cheerleader is $65. You will need to go to the park and rec office on highway 15 to pick up a registration form. You must provide a copy […]

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Catching up: Legendary coaches of Pontotoc County

  Ryan Moody Sports Editor The Pontotoc Progress is starting a new segment on the former legendary coaches that coached in Pontotoc County. Some of the coaches coached their entire career in Pontotoc County while some coached at other schools as well. These coaches will be the first to tell you that they aren’t legendary […]

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