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Local team takes fourth in Shriners Tourney

A local 12-and-under basketball team recently took fourth place in the 31st annual Shriners Basketball Tournament held in Booneville. All proceeds from the tournament went to the Shriners Burn Center. Team members, shown in no particular order, are Cole Houston, Dylan Matthews, Jaxon Orr, Trey Nanney, Derek Perry, Jerrod Johnson and Clay Allison. Shown far […]

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Congratulations, IAHS Lady Indians

The City of Fulton would like to encourage businesses to show their support by displaying signs in store windows congratulating the Lady Indians on winning the 4A State Championship. Please express appreciation to the ladies and coaches for their hard work and all they have accomplished.

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Hot-shooting Rangers end ICC’s season

By GENE PHELPS Daily Journal CLINTON – Sixty-five. That’s the percentage red-hot Northwest shot last Thursday in the first half on its way to a 99-82 victory against state champion Itawamba in the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament quarterfinals at Mississippi College’s A.E. Wood Coliseum. The Rangers (13-10) connected on 24 of 37 field goal attempts […]

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ICC’s Chills earns NJCAA All-Region honors

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Freshman guard Jayla Chills was named to the 2014 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Region 23 team last Wednesday. “We are extremely proud of Jayla,” said Lady Indian head coach Nanci Gray. “We look forward to seeing her build on such an outstanding freshman season and come back […]

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ICC’s Anderson top vote-getter on All-Region team

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Itawamba Community College sophomore point guard Alex Anderson was the top vote-getter for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Men’s All-Region 23 team released on Monday. Anderson (Memphis, TN) led ICC in three stat categories averaging 16.7 points, 4.6 assists and 1.2 steals and had 2.5 rebounds per […]

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Well Dunn: Sophomore comes up big in 4A North title game

By BRANDON SPECK Daily Journal FULTON – Sophomore Constance Dunn scored in the first quarter and spent the third making sure Gentry’s Kristy Parker did not. Kim and Tori Mallory picked up the offensive load as Itawamba AHS claimed the North Mississippi Class 4A championship last Saturday with a 62-54 win. “When I took the […]

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ICC wins thriller over East Mississippi to claim MACJC title

By ADAM GORE Adam Gore/LetsGoICC.com FULTON – What a difference a year can make. The ICC men’s basketball team was cleaning out their lockers after missing the 2013 MACJC Tournament and Thursday night they were celebrating the program’s first MACJC title since 2009 after a thrilling 73-72 win over East Mississippi. “We are blessed,” said […]

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Lady Indians knock out Shannon in 4A North semifinals

FULTON – Itawamba AHS trailed Shannon by 12 in the fourth period last Friday in the 4A North semifinals, but led by senior Kim Mallory, the Lady Indians fought back and punched their ticket to Jackson with a 53-49 victory. After scoring just two of her eventual 15 points  in the first half, Mallory accounted […]

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Lady Indians stifle Senatobia in opening-round playoff victory

FULTON – Itawamba AHS coach Devin Hill knew last Monday that his team was next in line to host the 4A North State Tournament should the Lady Indians take care of first round opponent Senatobia and Shannon were to beat would-be host Lafayette. It wasn’t until after his squad’s 49-29 victory over the Lady Warriors, […]

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Eagles end season in playoff loss at Ingomar

INGOMAR – Kelton Hall’s game-high 20 points helped lead Ingomar to a 72-52 victory over Tremont in the first round of the 1A North Tournament last Tuesday night, but none of the eighth grader’s buckets were more critical than the three consecutive 3-pointers he hit early in the first quarter. The clutch shots gave the […]

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Lady Indians navigate 1-4A Tourney, fall to Pontotoc in finals

By ZACH ADAMS AND SCOTTY NICHOLS FULTON – Sometimes, it just happens to be your night. Those nights where you just can’t seem to do anything wrong, no matter what happens. Last Friday night in the girls’ Division 1-4A Tournament championship game at ICC’s Davis Event Center was exactly that kind of night for the […]

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Bunch comes up big as Indians take out Tish in 1-4A Tourney

FULTON – Itawamba AHS coach Devin Hill admitted after the Indians’ 60-40 win over Tishomingo County last Tuesday in the opening round of the Division 1-4A Tournament that he had been tough on Russell Bunch recently in practice. The tough love evidently worked wonders as the freshman absorbed the coaching and came out on fire, […]

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Eagles fall to Biggersville in 1-1A semis

BOONEVILLE – Tremont  Biggersville guard Daniel Simmons didn’t do much in the second half of the Lions’ 88-42 1-1A Tournament semifinal victory over Tremont last Thursday, but that’s only because he didn’t need to. The senior notched 25 first half points, 27 total, as Biggersville jumped ahead big early and cruised into the finals. After […]

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Lady Eagles come up short in defensive struggle

BOONEVILLE – Although they trailed for the majority of the contest, there were a couple moments when Tremont appeared that it was going to overcome adversity and defeat Biggersville in their 1-1A semifinal tilt last Thursday. It was not to be, however, as Biggersville snagged the victory 41-37. The Lady Lions held a slim 32-31 […]

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