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NCAA Violations? More like NCAA “VioLOLations”

“Autograph scandals” are an NCAA violation. This is seriously what it has come to. With all the issues going on in professional and college sports today, this ordeal concerning collegiate players being paid for autographs should take a backseat in the news. Yet, it is prevalent enough to make headlines in the midst of players […]

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Indians take control of division 1-4A : White, Miller score four touchdowns each in 56-21 rout of Corinth

FULTON – After beginning the season with a disappointing 1-4 record, the IAHS Indian football squad has found themselves on quite a roll lately. They found themselves 2-0 inside division play after a 28-14 win at Shannon and faced what was supposed to be a much stiffer task in the form of the defending division […]

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A Feline Feast: Banged-up Mustangs fall to Hatley, 19-7

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times HATLEY – The Mantachie Mustangs took the field on the road for the second straight week on Friday looking to end their three game skid in what would be their third matchup of the year versus a specific herd of Tigers, but came up short in a bid […]

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ICC spoils Delta’s homecoming 52-48, keep playoff hopes alive

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com MOORHEAD, MS – Kwadra Griggs had a breakout performance in front of family and friends, as the Greenwood native had a career day to help keep ICC’s playoff hopes alive with a win on Saturday. “I’m proud of the game Griggs had,” said ICC head football coach Sean Cannon. “I was worried […]

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Lady Mustangs head to North 2A finals after game three walk-off win over East Union

  MANTACHIE – It took a little bit longer and a lot more drama than Mantachie head softball coach Kristi Montgomery would have liked, but the Lady Mustangs punched their ticket for a spot in the North 2A championship series. Mantachie took game three of the best-of-three series against the East Union Lady Urchins in […]

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IAHS vs. Corinth Preview: Battle for the 1-4A driver’s seat

    After IAHS’s big 28-14 win at Shannon last week, they find themselves in a fight with the defending 1-4A champion Corinth Warriors for sole possession of the division lead tonight at Indian Stadium. Both the Warriors and the Indians are 2-0 inside division play and the winner of tonight’s contest will definitely gain […]

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Scotty Nichols

In case you’ve been under a rock …

College football in Mississippi is good this year, y’all. REAL good. This past weekend, Mississippi State defeated their third straight top-10 team to climb into the No. 1 spot in both the AP and Coaches’ Polls. The ‘Dawgs became the fastest team to complete ascension from unranked to the top-spot in the history of the […]

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Indians take advantage of second half miscues , down Shannon 28-14

SHANNON – IAHS had its fair share of miscues in the opening quarter by not finishing three drives that stalled inside the Shannon 15-yard line, but the Indian defense forced two turnovers early in the second half that led to points and paved the way for a 28-14 key division win. On a wet and […]

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Royally Flushed: Mantachie falls to New Site , 34-6

BY SAM FARRIS Special to the Times MARIETTA – The Mantachie Mustangs were on the road again Friday evening, this time in very muddy, almost swamp-conditions at the bottom of a drop in the Prentiss county hills to face division rival New Site. Unfortunately, a 34-6 victory for the Royals meant the Mustangs didn’t just […]

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McQuarley bludgeons Northeast defense as ICC defeats rival Tigers , 38-19

By Scotty Nichols Sports Writer FULTON – The Northeast Tigers may still be having nightmares about a No. 14 red and white jersey running through, around and over them. ICC running back and Meridian native Richard McQuarley had a phenomenal game to shoulder the Indian offense and help defeat their MACJC North rival Tigers 38-19 […]

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Rick Cleveland on historic week of Mississippi college football

By RICK CLEVELAND Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Executive Director Let’s forget the rivalry for at least this week. Forget “The School Up North.” Forget “Cow College.” Forget, even, the Egg Bowl. Heaven knows, we will get there soon enough. Let’s enjoy this. Let’s soak it in. Inhale it. Revel in it. This is for […]

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IAHS/Shannon preview: Indian offense clicking at the right time

After beginning the season with a disappointing 1-4 record through non-division play, the IAHS Indians made a statement with an exclamation mark with their 55-28 home win over rival Amory in the division 1-4A opener. The offense had been struggling this season with spotty play in the trenches, as well as turnovers, but the Indians […]

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For those of you who feel like you should be pinched …

Don’t bother. It really happened. Last Saturday, a day that was deemed #FootballmageddonMS on Twitter by Daily Journal Sports Editor John Pitts, came to a conclusion in spectacular fashion. With ESPN’s College Gameday roosted in The Grove at Ole Miss and SEC Nation hanging out in the Junction at Mississippi State, both of our Mississippi […]

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Indians pound Panthers 55-28 in 1-4A opener behind Miller’s 7 touchdowns

FULTON – As Itawamba AHS limped into its bye week after being drilled at Aberdeen on Sept. 19, there were a few issues that definitely needed to be addressed before the Indians entered into division play. Whatever head coach Toby Collums did during that bye week … well, it worked last Friday night against the […]

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