North Pontotoc’s Moore wins Powerlifting State Championship; McCord finishes third

North Pontotoc Coach Matt Lindsey brought three lifters to Jackson for the Powerlifting State Championship Meet and two of them made the podium. Grant McCord finished third in the 132 pound class for the Vikings. After the North Half meet, Coach Lindsey said “We will be working hard the next couple weeks to get our […]

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PHS Boys defend State Powerlifting Championship; Rockell Harris breaks deadlift record

Pontotoc brought seven lifters to Jackson for the State Championship Powerlifting meet, and all seven found themselves on the podium at the end of the night. That consistency helped the Warriors win their second consecutive State Title. Winning a championship is one of the toughest things to do in any sport, at any level. When […]

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Pontotoc Police probe Texaco store robbery

Pontotoc Progress PONTOTOC – Pontotoc Police were searching Saturday for an individual who allegedly robbed the Texaco convenience store on Oxford Street on Friday night. Police Chief Randy Tutor said a black male suspect is believed to have left the Texaco station in a white late model Chevrolet Impala, around 7:45 p.m. “The store clerk […]

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Architect chosen for tornado shelters

REGINA BUTLER Progress Staff Writer The building of two state of the art tornado shelters on both the North and South Pontotoc School campuses took another step forward with choosing Pryor and Morrow Architects as the firm to use. JBHM Architects of Tupelo was also considered. The architects were rated on a sheet that is […]

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Warriors down Panthers 6-2

Pontotoc’s Chance Witt pitches six innings and strikes out 10 Amory hitters to pick up the win. Chase Hale, Kaleb Barnes, Walker Westmoreland and Eli Hatcher led the Warriors at the plate. Hale drove in two runs with a double and scored a run for the Warriors. Barnes and Hatcher had two hits a piece […]

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Vikings sweep Boonville to keep playoff hopes alive

North Pontotoc beat Boonville 3-2 on Tuesday and  4-3 on Thursday to keep there playoff hopes alive. Caleb Todd had two hits including a homerun and Hunter Burleson had two hits including the game winning RBI to lead the Vikings offensive attack. Cole Loggins tossed four innings and Adam Wilder threw three innings to get […]

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PHS Golf results

The Warriors shot a 190 to finish third in the division golf match at the Trace Golf Course last week. New Albany won the event with a 18o followed by Saltillo’s 186.  Pontotoc’s Denver Russell fired a even par 36 on nine holes to win Medalist. Pontotoc’s Guy Logan Grubbs shot a 45 and A.J. […]

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PHS girls win division track meet; Boys finish second

The Lady Warriors won yesterday’s  Division 1-4A track meet while the boy’s finished second. The Lady Warriors have qualified at least one athlete for all 17 events in next week’s regional. The boy’s won the 100 meter, 200 meter, and 400 meter races while qualifying 10 athletes for the regional. The Warriors and Lady Warriors […]

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Two bike lanes to be striped

David Helms Pontotoc Progress With the ever increasing popularity of the Tanglefoot Trail, Pontotoc Mayor Jeff Stafford told aldermen last week that enhancing safety for bicycle riders in Pontotoc is a top priority. Mayor Stafford told aldermen he will get bids on striping two bike lanes from Tanglefoot Trail to the Off the Square Market […]

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Reading for Success is Miss Historic South’s platform

Regina Butler Progress Staff Writer Pontotoc’s own Hannah Whitlock who was recently crowned Miss Historic South in a Vicksburg pageant is busy promoting her platform of Reading for Success. One of her first stops was at Little Bits Daycare to read to them during Dr. Seuss’s birthday celebrations. Hannah’s mission is to not only promote […]

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Tickets available for Spring Gala

The Pontotoc Artists Guild will be hosting the Spring Gala, Friday, April 24, at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $25 each and one ticket holder will win a piece of art from a local artist. Tickets can be purchased at the Pontotoc County Chamber of Commerce/Main Street or at the Pontotoc Progress. Come out and enjoy […]

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South Pontotoc’s second place finish in archery is bitter-sweet

South Pontotoc traveled to Jackson today to compete for a 3A State title. The Cougar’s shot very well in Jackson. They shot so well that by the end of their shooting session the Cougar coaches, players, and fans knew they had a good chance of becoming the State Champion. The official stats were being updated […]

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