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Back to the sideline: Ramey returns to Tremont hoops bench after three years as principal

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – Most people from Itawamba county associate Brady Ramey with basketball. For the past three seasons, however, he hasn’t been guiding a team from the sideline but, instead, watching teams play from the baseline as principal at Tremont high school. Just over a month ago, former Tremont head boys’ […]

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Four Itawambians play in NEMBCA all-star games

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor BOONEVILLE – The NEMFCA held their third annual all-star football contest three weeks ago. Two weeks ago, the NEMCABB organization held its 26th annual baseball all-star games. This past weekend the middle sibling in the coach-driven northeast Mississippi brotherhood, NEMBCA (Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches’ Association), held its 12th annual event […]

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Eagles squash Jumpertown, 13-0, in four innings

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – The Jumpertown Cardinals strolled into Tremont last Saturday but limped back home as the script followed the likely outcome of an actual scrap between an Eagle and a Cardinal, with Tremont on the plus side of a dominant 13-0 decision. Zack Ramey tossed a gem for the Eagles […]

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Tremont drops division contest to Thrasher

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – The Tremont Eagles baseball team looked to get into the win column last week against division 1-1A rival Thrasher but, despite a valiant effort, fell short by a score of 8-4. Tremont took an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning when Wesley Crawford led […]

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Tremont baseball, softball fall to Vardaman, Houlka

By SAM FARRIS Special to The Times TREMONT – There is no doubt that basketball reigns supreme East of the Tenn-Tom and across Bull Mountain Creek in Tremont, but the baseball and softball clubs are trying to build a sturdy program in an area swarming with exceptional ball clubs. In any building season, there will […]

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Eagles fall to Shannon

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – Last Tuesday night, the Tremont Eagles baseball team found themselves on the wrong end of a 15-2 decision at home against the class 4A Shannon Red Raiders. The Eagles couldn’t manage to string together hits on offense and were plagued by errors on defense. Tremont trailed 8-0 when […]

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Eagles drop two games to rival Vina, Ala.

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – The Tremont Eagles tried to improve their 0-2 start on the season during a home doubleheader with the Vina Red Devils last Saturday, but were unable to break into the win column. Vina, Alabama 17, Tremont 2 (Game 1) Tremont put themselves behind the 8-ball early, as they […]

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Eagles overpowered by defending 1A champion

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor SHAW – The Tremont Eagles drew the task of taking on defending 1A state champion Shaw in the first round of the class 1A playoffs and simply couldn’t keep up with the Hawks’ offensive assault, falling 92-61 on the road. Shaw started fast, jumping out to a 29-10 lead after […]

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Eagles, Lady Eagles get wins to advance to 1A state playoffs

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor HOULKA – The Tremont basketball teams headed into the division 4-1A tournament at Houlka last week hungry to advance to the state playoffs, and each satisfied their appetite. Each team won their first-round matchups, which secured a berth in the playoffs but couldn’t finish better than a fourth-seed after falling […]

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Lady Eagles hold off Mantachie, Mustangs surge past Tremont

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor MANTACHIE – If you are a fan of all the dramatics that come with comeback efforts in sports, Mantachie was the place to be last Friday night. In the night’s first contest, the Tremont Lady Eagles got out to a fast start and built a 19-point halftime lead, but it […]

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Tremont Eagles batter Vardaman Rams, ladies fall

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – Last Tuesday night, the Tremont basketball squads hosted the Vardaman Rams in division 4-1A action. The girls dropped the opening contest, but the boys extracted some revenge in the nightcap. (B) Tremont 63, Vardaman 48 The Eagles got a flurry of strikes in the first quarter, all from […]

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Tremont Eagles come up winless at Hamilton

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor HAMILTON, MS – Tremont hit the road last Tuesday night toward the extreme southern region of Monroe county for a basketball date with the Hamilton Lions. The girls dropped a 2-point heartbreaker, while the boys couldn’t recover from a first quarter onslaught. (G) Hamilton 40, Tremont 38 After a game […]

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Eagles pick up key division wins over Seminoles

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – The Smithville Seminoles traveled up Highway 23 into eastern Itawamba County last Tuesday night for a big division 4-1A date with the Tremont Eagles. The Lady Eagles earned a decided victory, while the Eagles battled to the final seconds for a huge one-point win. (G) Tremont 50, Smithville […]

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Eagles hoops teams pick up three wins each

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – Last week was an extremely busy week at Tremont, with the Eagles’ Nest playing host to three different basketball events. Tremont hosted and swept Hebron Christian on Monday night and Thrasher on Saturday evening; the boys played a varsity game against Red Bay, Alabama, on Tuesday night; and […]

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