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Tremont hosts MS/AL Border Battle : Eagles win two, girls drop one

By SCOTTY NICHOLS and SAM FARRIS Itawamba County Times TREMONT – In two days, the Tremont Eagles tallied two victories in the Sportees MS/AL Border Battle, but the Lady Eagles fell in their only contest of the weekend. Tremont trounces Vina It didn’t take long at all for the Eagles to let rival Vina, Ala. […]

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Mustangs split with Jumpertown

MANTACHIE/TREMONT – Last week was an eventful one for the Mantachie Mustangs basketball squads, as they hosted the Jumpertown Cardinals on Tuesday, then traveled to Tremont on Friday and Saturday to take part in the Sportees MS/AL Border Battle. The Lady Mustangs pulled off two wins in their three games, defeating Jumpertown and Belgreen, Ala., […]

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IAHS sweeps Hamilton, splits with Nettleton

FULTON – The Itawamba AHS Indian basketball teams finished off their first date with a boys’ and girls’ contest with a bang, as the two units swept the visiting Hamilton, AL Aggies last Tuesday night in Fulton. Lady Indians look like champions in win The Lady Indians are the defending 4A state champions, and very […]

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ICC hoops sweep Meridian, Snead State

By LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON, MS – Itawamba Community College had a busy end of the week playing talented squads from Meridian and Snead State. ICC was able to complete the sweep with the Lady Indians picking up wins 95-59 and 79-51, while the Indians earned 83-75 and 76-67 victories. Lady Indians on three game […]

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OPINION: SEC resume, havoc in the West and overall CFB playoff picture

In a 2014 season where it was generally expected, total chaos has engulfed the SEC western division. First off, let’s start with this little bit of information: IF Arkansas manages to beat Ole Miss this weekend, all seven SEC west teams will be bowl eligible. This further proves that the SEC west is the toughest […]

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Tremont sweeps TCPS in “Battle of the Eagles”

TREMONT – The Tremont Eagles and Lady Eagles basketball squads both started the season off with a bang with a pair of home victories over TCPS in the “Battle of the Eagles”. Ellis gets big win in Tremont debut Lady Eagles’ head coach Neal Ellis was very animated and charismatic during Tremont’s pep rally last […]

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Running game powers Whippets past Indians

FULTON – When good fortune and good execution meet misfortune and lack of execution, the results can be lopsided. The Kosciusko Whippets rode their stellar ground game and benefited from several Itawamba AHS miscues en route to a 30-13 victory in a 4A playoff game on Friday night. “We knew they were going to be […]

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ICC basketball swept by Jones County

By LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON, MS – Itawamba Community College dropped two games on home court to Jones County Junior College last week, with the Lady Indians falling 79-73, and the Indians losing in the last seconds, 80-76. Lady Indians fall to Lady Bobcats in tight game ICC had a tough opponent on their hands […]

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Lady Mustangs crush Thrasher, boys fall 72-53

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times MANTACHIE – Friday night the Mantachie Mustangs opened their basketball season at home against the Thrasher Rebels. The Mustangs split the series one game apiece with the Lady Mustangs emerging victorious but the boys falling by 19 point deficit. However, both teams were given good starting points for […]

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Feeling nostalgic after Indians’ sixth division title and date with Kosciusko

After the IAHS Indians football team clinched the 2014 division 1-4A title to claim their sixth division title in school history, I began to think about the “good old days”. This football season marks the 15th anniversary of the first ever IAHS division championship, a title claimed by the 1999 team – a team that […]

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Indians dodge Rams 13-6, advance to round two of 4A playoffs

FULTON – In a night that saw the other three representatives of division 1-4A fall in the playoffs, IAHS was able to avoid some shaky offensive execution and the defense was able to shoulder the load to push the Indians on to the second round with a 13-6 home win over the Gentry Rams. “We […]

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Tremont kicks off season with “Meet the Eagles”

TREMONT – Last Tuesday evening, the Tremont community welcomed with a bang what is largely considered the most popular athletic season in eastern Itawamba County. In an event that lasted more than three hours, scrimmage games consisted of girls and boys games from grades three and up. Youth boys and girls had the spotlight early, […]

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ICC hoops split with Shelton State, Gray wins 600th

BY LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON – ICC faced two tough Shelton State squads last Thursday night. The Lady Indians upset the No. 17 Lady Bucs, 84-66, but the Indians fell 93-82 for their first loss of the season. Lady Indians pull off upset for Gray’s 600th The Lady Indians knew that head coach Nanci Gray […]

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ICC football players earn postseason awards

By LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON – With the MACJC football season complete, postseason awards have been announced and ICC has 10 of its players receiving honors. The Indians had six players named to the MACJC All-State First Team, four to the Second Team and sophomore Jeb Millender (Pontotoc) was named NJCAA All-Region 23 Punter. “We […]

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