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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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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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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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Eagles edge rival Mustangs, 45-40

MANTACHIE – Behind a solid first half shooting performance from guards Nick Burns, Dustin Carrell and Chris Bruff, the Mantachie Mustangs held a slim 24-23 halftime lead over rival Tremont last Thursday at home. The Eagles, however, stormed back in the second half to take the contest 45-40. Tremont had a tough night shooting the […]

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Eagles surrender big lead to Biggersville

TREMONT – Last Friday night, Tremont was on the verge of one of the biggest wins in program history. The Eagles led defending 1A State Champion Biggersville by 21 points in the third period before the Lions made an improbable comeback to snatch a 69-64 victory in the waning moments. After trailing by a large […]

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Eagles drub Pine Grove in division opener

TREMONT – Daniel Sturdivant notched a double-double last Tuesday with 19 points and 16 rebounds to lead Tremont to a dominant 53-28 victory over Pine Grove in the Eagles’ Division 1-1A opener. Cody North also had a big game with 14 points and 9 boards, but the best news for the Eagles was their guard […]

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Homecoming King: North scores 24 as Tremont routs Red Bay

TREMONT – First-year Tremont head coach Brian Pearson may have learned an important lesson last Thursday night; that sometimes it can be good to tease a big guy. Pearson mentioned before the Eagles’ Homecoming matchup against Red Bay that he had recently joked with Cody North about allowing fellow big man Daniel Sturdivant to out-rebound […]

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Eagles win county showdown with Mantachie, 56-31

TREMONT – A three-point first period advantage turned into a 15-point halftime rout last Tuesday as the Tremont Eagles ran away with a home contest against Mantachie, 56-31. Senior Daniel Sturdivant notched a double-double with 11 points and 18 rebounds, while Cody North added 22 points and 4 boards for the Eagles. Sophomore Walker Adams […]

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Eagles come from behind, win Pine Grove tourney

RIPLEY – The Tremont Eagles trailed heading into the fourth period of both of their games in the Pine Grove Tournament two weeks ago, but still managed to come away with the trophy as they defeated Kossuth 47-43 and South Pontotoc 62-56 to take the title. Daniel Sturdivant led the team in scoring and rebounding […]

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Eagles overcome big deficit at Smithville

SMITHVILLE – Tremont overcame a 14-point halftime deficit last Thursday to beat Smithville 52-42. After turnovers and a lack of outside shooting caused the Eagles to fall behind by a double-digit margin in the second quarter, sophomore guard Walker Adams shifted momentum early in the third with two crucial 3-pointers en route to a team-high […]

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NAIA All-American visits Tremont basketball camp

TREMONT – First-year Tremont head basketball coach Brian Pearson called in an old teammate last weekend to help instruct at a one day post camp held in the school gym last Saturday. Kyle Teichmann, a two-time NAIA All-American and red shirt senior at Freed-Hardeman University, helped Pearson teach post players from Itawamba, Union, Benton and […]

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Eagles top Indians in ICC League

FULTON – Tremont took advantage a short-handed Itawamba AHS squad last Thursday night in the ICC summer basketball league as the Eagles rebounded from a halftime deficit to take the contest 21-18 at the Davis Event Center. Led by Daniel Sturdivant’s game-high 9 points, Tremont hit 10-straight free throws in the second half to take […]

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Eagles pull away late in ICC summer league

FULTON – New Tremont basketball coach Brian Pearson got his first in-game look at the Eagles last Thursday as they took on Hamilton, Ala., in the ICC summer basketball league. After trailing 19-17 at the end of the first of two 20-minute halves, Tremont began to lean on their big men, Daniel Sturdivant and Cody […]

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Tremont Booster Club to host softball tournament

The Tremont Booster Club will host a softball tournament on May 11 with proceeds benefiting the school’s baseball and softball programs. Played on the baseball field, the tournament will have a 10-team limit with an entry fee of $100 per team. The club is also selling $1 chances on a drawing for an iPad Mini […]

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