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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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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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Bearcats maul Mustangs

BY SAM FARRIS Special to the Times The Mustangs were back at home Friday night looking to rebound from the previous week’s disheartening loss to Nettleton with a rebound win against their “across the bottom” rival, the Baldwyn Bearcats, but were unsuccessful, falling 45-14. Mantachie had been revitalized in the past couple of weeks by […]

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ICC takes care of turnover-prone Coahoma, 47-14

BY ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com CLARKSDALE, MS – Itawamba Community College turned five Coahoma Community College turnovers into 31 points and cruised to a 47-14 victory over the Tigers to keep their playoff hopes alive, on Saturday. “We played a total game,” said ICC head coach Sean Cannon. “Anytime you can turn turnovers into points it’s […]

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Lady Indians fall to Houston 19-9, blast Shannon 21-2 in division play

FULTON – The long ball helped the IAHS Lady Indians jump out to a 6-3 lead on the Houston Lady Hilltoppers, but it also led to their demise late in the game. IAHS fell behind 3-0 in the top of the first inning, but stormed back for six runs in the bottom of the second. […]

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Lady Mustangs sweep Belmont 3-0, 10-3 in senior night doubleheader

MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Lady Mustang seniors played their last regular season game last Tuesday night and went out with a bang. After a closely contested first game that was a stalemate through five and a half innings, the Lady Mustangs pushed three runs across in the bottom of the sixth, which proved to be […]

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It’s about to get live in the ‘Sip

Things are about to get crazy in Mississippi. I’m talking about buck wild crazy. In just three days, the state of Mississippi will experience perhaps the most exhilarating day of football it has seen since … well, ever. Two extremely anticipated top-15 matchups will take the front seat of pretty much every Mississippi sports fan’s […]

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