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ICC releases 2014 football schedule

By Adam Gore LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Itawamba Community College head football coach Sean Cannon released the Indians’ 2014 football schedule on Friday. ICC will look to build on their 2013 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) playoff appearance with a season that will have a DI feel to it as the Indians will […]

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ICC football players earn MACJC academic honors

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Itawamba Community College football players Griff Loftis (Mooreville) and Tobias Lofton (Forest) earned Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) Academic All-State honors when the league announced their postseason awards last week. “Academics is the number one thing we stress in our program,” said ICC head coach Sean […]

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Staying the course: Cannon brings experience, charisma to Indians’ top job

FULTON – As the defensive coordinator and assistant head coach, Sean Cannon helped build Itawamba Community College into a nationally ranked program. After being named interim head coach following the departure of Jon Williams earlier this month, the Calhoun City native was named to the top job last Tuesday at an on-campus press conference. “It […]

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Cannon named head football coach at ICC

By ADAM GORE and WILL KOLLMEYER LetsGoICC.com FULTON – It’s official. Two weeks after being named interim head coach, Sean Cannon was officially introduced as the new head football coach at Itawamba Community College during a press conference at the David C. Cole Student Services Building on Tuesday. “I feel very blessed to not only […]

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Indians flash potential in spring game

HAMILTON, Ala. – Although Itawamba AHS’ coaching staff and players were not happy with last Friday’s spring game performance against Hamilton, Ala., the Indians flashed tremendous potential against the Aggies. The contest was a complete four-quarter game that provided a great regular season atmosphere. Special teams were non-contact for safety reasons and score was not […]

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New look Mustangs debut in spring game

BOONEVILLE – Coming off their best season in more than a decade, the Mantachie Mustangs are rebuilding. Gone is steady-handed quarterback, punter and place kicker Dustin Carrell as well as explosive receivers Nick Burns and Austin Byrd. There are holes to plug at virtually every skill position and the defense will be breaking in a […]

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Orr signs with defending national champion EMCC

FULTON – Ethan Orr has been a pivotal part of Itawamba AHS’ offensive line since his sophomore season. Now the 6’6” 265 lb. lineman is moving to Scooba to continue his playing career with the reigning NJCAA national champion East Mississippi Lions. Orr inked his national letter of intent last Wednesday in a signing ceremony […]

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Johnson inks with Northeast

FULTON – Itawamba AHS offensive lineman Desmond Johnson signed with Northeast last Wednesday at a ceremony held at the high school. A vocal leader with an infectious attitude, Johnson has been a big part of what the Indians have been able to accomplish over the past few years. For the senior, location and other factors […]

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York commits to walk on at EMCC

FULTON – Itawamba AHS offensive lineman Drew York signed a commitment to walk on at East Mississippi Community College last Wednesday in a ceremony held at the high school. “The facilities are nice and I really like the coaches and players,” York said. The senior was part of an offensive line that helped produce almost […]

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Shumpert reflects on first season at MSU, handling local celebrity

DORSEY – As the time ticked off in the second half of the Dorsey and Belmont boys basketball game last Thursday, a group of six or seven Belmont girls inched towards a guy standing beside the Dorsey bleachers. “Is that him?” one of the the girls asked the group. “I don’t know, why don’t you […]

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13 Indians sign during NCAA early signing period

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Itawamba Community College head football coach Jon Williams has announced 13 players signed National Letters of Intent to continue their football careers during the NCAA’s early signing period. “We are really proud of these guys,” said ICC head football coach Jon Williams. “It’s great to see these young men […]

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Seago takes up Mustang coaching mantle

MANTACHIE – Kossuth native T.J. Seago assumed the Mantachie football head coaching duties last week after Lynn Moore stepped down to take the newly created position of Itawamba County Athletic Director. Seago, 32, has served as defensive coordinator under Moore for the past two seasons. While the timing of the move was always unknown, the […]

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ICC football duo named to Capital One Academic All-District Team

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Griff Loftis (Mooreville) and Tobias Lofton (Forest) have been selected to the Capital One Academic All-District Team, made of players from teams from NAIA, Canadian, and two-year schools. Loftis, a sophomore quarterback, is currently maintaining a 3.60 GPA as a econdary education major. He led the team in passing […]

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Turnovers end Mustang playoff run

ROSEDALE – Mantachie committed three turnovers and West Bolivar took advantage last Friday as the Eagles shutout the Mustangs 25-0 in a 2A playoff showdown. West Bolivar scored 19 points off Mantachie miscues including a Dekeenan Boyd 55-yard interception return and Ladarius Tucker 60-yard fumble recovery to stifle the normally high-flying Mustangs. “They came out […]

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