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Dozier homers, boosts All-Star campaign

By DAVE CAMPBELL Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Twins sure consider Brian Dozier an All-Star, regardless of whether he wins the fan vote for the final spot on the AL team. He’s done plenty to make his case. Dozier and Joe Mauer hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the sixth inning Wednesday, […]

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Sports Throwback: Mustangs come from behind to win district – July 8, 1992

By KELLY STEGALL Sports Writer The Mantachie Mustangs came up from the losers bracket to win the district tournament in Chesterville this Fourth of July weekend. In their first game of the tournament, the Mustangs wheeled in a win against Cooper Tire, defeating them after coming back in the last inning with seven runs to […]

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ICC announces dates Fall Softball Clinic FULTON, MS – Coach Andy Kirk has announced the dates for the upcoming Lady Indians Fall Softball Clinic. The annual clinic will include a pitching session from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. and hitting session from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10 and 17 […]

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Fulton youth competes in USSSA All-American showcase

Ty Davis, of Fulton, recently represented Itawamba County and the Southeast region as a Unites States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) baseball All-American in the USSSA All-American Games Tournament in Orlando, Fla. from July 31 until Aug. 4. Davis tried out for the team in Southaven, and players were evaluated by current and former scouts, collegiate […]

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Fulton Park & Rec Soccer Registration Registration for Fulton City Park and Recreation youth soccer is now open. Forms can be picked up at all county schools and at Fulton City Hall, and registration is for children ages 4-12. Registration fee is $30, and the deadline to sign up is Friday, Aug. 29. The IAHS […]

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IAHS standouts aid in Tupelo 49ers state title

PONTOTOC – The Tupelo 49ers American Legion senior baseball team captured their second consecutive state title last Monday in “The Hollow” at Pontotoc high school. A trio of Itawamba natives, including 2014 IAHS graduates Logan Brown and Dylan Taylor, and rising IAHS junior Hunter White, were along for the ride this year, and also contributed […]

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Fulton battles in Dizzy Dean World Series at Snowden Grove

SOUTHAVEN – The Fulton Indians 13-year old squad headed to Snowden Grove Park in Southaven last weekend to participate in the 2014 Dizzy Dean World Series. The team, coached by Tommy Chamblee, Zac Tucker, Michael West and Bryan Ramey, drew the host Southaven All-Stars in the first round of the bracket on Saturday morning, but […]

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Brian Dozier a crowd favorite at MLB Home Run Derby

MINNEAPOLIS – Yoenis Cespedes may have won his second-straight MLB Home Run Derby on Monday night, but it was Fulton native Brian Dozier who was the crowd favorite. Dozier, the former Itawamba AHS and Southern Miss star turned Twins starting second baseman, narrowly missed making the American League All-Star Team, but was chosen by captain […]

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Dozier not selected for All-Star Game

By ZACH ADAMS Sports Editor After a remarkable start to the 2014 season and hopes for his first all-star selection, Fulton native and Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was not selected to play in the MLB All-Star Game that will be played July, 15, at Target Field in Minneapolis. Voting for the game ended […]

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ICC first baseman signs with Memphis Tigers

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Itawamba Community College freshman first baseman Andy Bowman signed to continue his baseball career with the Memphis Tigers on Thursday. The Memphis native batted .341 with .482 slugging and .462 on-base percentage before a late-season shoulder injury sidelined Bowman for the remaining 11 games of the season. “It means […]

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ICC shortstop signs with Charlotte

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Itawamba Community College shortstop Luke Gibbs recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career with the Charlotte 49ers. Gibbs (Oxford) earned MACJC All-State second team honors after batting .331 with 23 RBI on 10 doubles, 2 doubles, and 2 home runs while stealing 8 bases […]

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Team victory: tight-knit Indians take NEMCABB title

NEW ALBANY – Summer baseball is always just a little more laid back than it is in the spring. More concerned with fun and building for the future, teams often play with a more relaxed attitude than they do during the regular season. The Itawamba AHS Indians have translated that fun into success as they […]

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County teams produce fireworks in NEMCABB regional

By ZACH ADAMS Sports Editor FULTON – Last week, the Itawamba AHS Indians hosted a regional for the for the Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better Baseball (NEMCABB) Summer Tournament and captured the top seed, going 3-0 over the two-day event with wins over Belmont, Mantachie and Amory. After a 5-1 victory over the Mustangs […]

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5 ICC baseball players earn MACJC All-State honors

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Delta State signee Ethan Gill (Pontotoc) was named to the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-State First team when the league announced the awards on Wednesday. The third baseman batted a team-high .388 while leading the Indians with his .540 on-base and .629 slugging percentages to […]

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