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Running game powers Whippets past Indians

FULTON – When good fortune and good execution meet misfortune and lack of execution, the results can be lopsided. The Kosciusko Whippets rode their stellar ground game and benefited from several Itawamba AHS miscues en route to a 30-13 victory in a 4A playoff game on Friday night. “We knew they were going to be […]

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Feeling nostalgic after Indians’ sixth division title and date with Kosciusko

After the IAHS Indians football team clinched the 2014 division 1-4A title to claim their sixth division title in school history, I began to think about the “good old days”. This football season marks the 15th anniversary of the first ever IAHS division championship, a title claimed by the 1999 team – a team that […]

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Indians dodge Rams 13-6, advance to round two of 4A playoffs

FULTON – In a night that saw the other three representatives of division 1-4A fall in the playoffs, IAHS was able to avoid some shaky offensive execution and the defense was able to shoulder the load to push the Indians on to the second round with a 13-6 home win over the Gentry Rams. “We […]

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ICC football players earn postseason awards

By LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON – With the MACJC football season complete, postseason awards have been announced and ICC has 10 of its players receiving honors. The Indians had six players named to the MACJC All-State First Team, four to the Second Team and sophomore Jeb Millender (Pontotoc) was named NJCAA All-Region 23 Punter. “We […]

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Indians sweep 1-4A to claim division title with 31-14 win over Tishomingo County

FULTON – Last Friday was a bittersweet night for Tishomingo County head football coach Preston Leathers. The former Itawamba AHS assistant felt a rush of emotion as he encountered familiar scenery and familiar people, but he eventually witnessed the Indian football team feel the rush of capping off the regular season with a five-game division […]

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Indians rout Warriors, claim division 1-4A title

PONTOTOC – It wasn’t as pretty as IAHS head coach Toby Collums would’ve liked, from an offensive perspective, but the Indians were able to clinch the 2014 division 1-4A title with a 35-7 rout of the Pontotoc Warriors last Friday night. “We would’ve like to have played better offensively,” Collums said. “Credit them, because they […]

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Mustangs work Urchins 40-16 on senior night

MANTACHIE – The past four weeks for the Mantachie Mustang football squad haven’t exactly been ideal. Following a big homecoming win over Alcorn Central on September 19, the Mustangs had dropped their last four contests and began division 1-2A play 0-3. Key injuries, including standout running back Logan Pettigo and along the offensive line, hadn’t […]

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Indians end season with 49-3 homecoming loss to Gulf Coast

By LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON, MS – The Indians ended their 2014 season with a 49-3 loss to No. 7 Gulf Coast. It was Homecoming Saturday for the Indians (4-5, 4-2) and they knew they had a tough opponent in the Bulldogs. Gulf Coast came into the game with a chip on their shoulder after […]

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Indians take control of division 1-4A : White, Miller score four touchdowns each in 56-21 rout of Corinth

FULTON – After beginning the season with a disappointing 1-4 record, the IAHS Indian football squad has found themselves on quite a roll lately. They found themselves 2-0 inside division play after a 28-14 win at Shannon and faced what was supposed to be a much stiffer task in the form of the defending division […]

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A Feline Feast: Banged-up Mustangs fall to Hatley, 19-7

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times HATLEY – The Mantachie Mustangs took the field on the road for the second straight week on Friday looking to end their three game skid in what would be their third matchup of the year versus a specific herd of Tigers, but came up short in a bid […]

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ICC spoils Delta’s homecoming 52-48, keep playoff hopes alive

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com MOORHEAD, MS – Kwadra Griggs had a breakout performance in front of family and friends, as the Greenwood native had a career day to help keep ICC’s playoff hopes alive with a win on Saturday. “I’m proud of the game Griggs had,” said ICC head football coach Sean Cannon. “I was worried […]

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IAHS vs. Corinth Preview: Battle for the 1-4A driver’s seat

    After IAHS’s big 28-14 win at Shannon last week, they find themselves in a fight with the defending 1-4A champion Corinth Warriors for sole possession of the division lead tonight at Indian Stadium. Both the Warriors and the Indians are 2-0 inside division play and the winner of tonight’s contest will definitely gain […]

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Indians take advantage of second half miscues , down Shannon 28-14

SHANNON – IAHS had its fair share of miscues in the opening quarter by not finishing three drives that stalled inside the Shannon 15-yard line, but the Indian defense forced two turnovers early in the second half that led to points and paved the way for a 28-14 key division win. On a wet and […]

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Royally Flushed: Mantachie falls to New Site , 34-6

BY SAM FARRIS Special to the Times MARIETTA – The Mantachie Mustangs were on the road again Friday evening, this time in very muddy, almost swamp-conditions at the bottom of a drop in the Prentiss county hills to face division rival New Site. Unfortunately, a 34-6 victory for the Royals meant the Mustangs didn’t just […]

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