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Indians rout Warriors, claim division 1-4A title

PONTOTOC – It wasn’t as pretty as IAHS head coach Toby Collums would’ve liked, from an offensive perspective, but the Indians were able to clinch the 2014 division 1-4A title with a 35-7 rout of the Pontotoc Warriors last Friday night. “We would’ve like to have played better offensively,” Collums said. “Credit them, because they […]

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Mustangs work Urchins 40-16 on senior night

MANTACHIE – The past four weeks for the Mantachie Mustang football squad haven’t exactly been ideal. Following a big homecoming win over Alcorn Central on September 19, the Mustangs had dropped their last four contests and began division 1-2A play 0-3. Key injuries, including standout running back Logan Pettigo and along the offensive line, hadn’t […]

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Indians end season with 49-3 homecoming loss to Gulf Coast

By LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON, MS – The Indians ended their 2014 season with a 49-3 loss to No. 7 Gulf Coast. It was Homecoming Saturday for the Indians (4-5, 4-2) and they knew they had a tough opponent in the Bulldogs. Gulf Coast came into the game with a chip on their shoulder after […]

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ICC men’s soccer to host Jones in first round of playoffs

By LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com Last week, ICC wrapped up an outstanding season with a 4-0 win over Hinds, earning them second place in the North Division and a home match with Jones in the first round of the MACJC Playoffs. The Indians (13-3, 5-3) went undefeated in non-division play this season, including their 2-1 win […]

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Lady Mustangs fall short in North 2A finals

HATLEY – After winning the first game 7-3 in the bottom of the ninth inning, Hatley used its momentum to put away visiting Mantachie 8-0 to clinch a berth in the Class 4A finals. The Lady Mustangs found themselves in a 2-0 hole after the third inning of game one, but roared back late in […]

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Step back from that ledge, Ole Miss fans

There were tons of people chirping after Ole Miss’s 10-7 loss to LSU in Baton Rouge, which knocked the Rebels from the ranks of the unbeatens. I was one of them. I figured that everyone would lose at least one game in the SEC, but I really didn’t expect Ole Miss to fall to LSU. […]

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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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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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