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Tremont teams combine to go 6-0

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer Last week was an extremely good one for the Tremont basketball program and fan base, as the Eagles and Lady Eagles went on a tear and racked up six consecutive wins between them. The most important part was the fact each squad picked up two important division wins in the […]

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Eagles top Pine Grove in division opener

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer RIPLEY – Last week’s trip to Ripley to kick off Tremont’s division 1-1A slate wasn’t very kind to the Lady Eagles, but the boys’ squad took care of the Panthers with relative ease. Lady Panthers use big fourth quarter to top Lady Eagles The Tremont Lady Eagles tussled with Pine […]

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Tremont flogs Red Bay, turnovers plague Lady Eagles

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times TREMONT – Tuesday night, the Tremont Eagles found themselves battling perennial rivals the Red Bay Tigers, with mixed results. Lady Eagles can’t overcome turnovers In the night’s opening game, the Lady Eagles were hopeful to make a better showing after falling to their foes just two weeks before. […]

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Eagles, Lady Eagles upended by Mooreville

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer MOOREVILLE – The Tremont basketball squads traveled west last Friday night to take on the 3A Mooreville Troopers, but both teams were sent back to Itawamba county with losses. Wings clipped The last month has been brutal for head coach Neal Ellis’s Lady Eagles, as they have gone 1-9 since […]

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Tremont, Mantachie boys and girls hoops collide

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times BELMONT – The past weekend all three Itawamba county teams were involved in a tournament in Belmont, dubbed the Tishowamba Tournament, but probably would have been more fittingly called the Belmowamba Tournament. The Mantachie boys and girls teams were knocked off by IAHS on Thursday night while the […]

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Eagles, Lady Eagles down Smithville

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times TREMONT – All areas of the county were represented in the Eagle’s Nest, Monday night, as Mantachie native Neal Ellis put his Lady Eagles of Tremont on the court against former IAHS coach Michael Wildmon’s Lady Seminoles from Smithville. Lady Eagles outlast Smithville After a 9-0 Tremont run […]

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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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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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Tremont archers, bowlers presented state championship rings

TREMONT – The 2013-2014 state championship Tremont Eagle archery and girls’ bowling teams finally received the hardware they worked hard to earn last season A ceremony for the teams was held in the gymnasium shortly after lunch last Thursday, which was kicked off by a highlight video compiled by Brian Pearson’s broadcast journalism class that […]

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Eagle basketball camps at Freed-Hardeman

  By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer HENDERSON, TN – Tremont basketball players participated in a Freed-Hardeman University hosted Individual Boys Basketball Camp, last week. The camp was conducted from July 13-17 by Lions head coach and 2014 Don Meyer Coach of the Year award-winner, Jason Shelton. Tremont head boys basketball coach Brian Pearson took 23 players […]

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Tremont’s Lease one of three nominated for Pop Star award

JACKSON – Tremont’s Kari Lease helped lead the Lady Eagles to a Class I bowling state title earlier this year with a highest match score of 647. Last week, the senior attended an awards ceremony at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Jackson as one of only three athletes nominated for the […]

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Eagles celebrate archery title, recent sports success

TREMONT – Two months ago, Tremont coach Sandy Webb was coming off of a girls’ bowling state title victory, the first such Tremont title in any sport since 1995. She said then that the Eagles would bring home another championship soon, this time in archery. True to her word, Webb led the archery team to […]

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Mantachie, Tremont take state archery titles

JACKSON – Over the past few years, Itawamba County has become a hotbed for archery in the state, a fact that was evident last week as two local schools brought home state titles and another was named runner-up at the Archery in Mississippi Schools (AIMS) State Championships held in Jackson. Mantachie brought home the 2A […]

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Improving Eagles fall to Pine Grove, 5-1

TREMONT – After a tough season in 2013, Coach Shane Nichols has his Tremont Eagles playing at a much higher level in 2014. That improvement that saw the Eagles recently defeat Wheeler and Biggersville was put on hold last Tuesday as the squad dropped a 5-1 contest to Pine Grove. Panther starter Britt Lindley pitched […]

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