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‘If he hollers let him go’: Indians let Tigers slip away at home

FULTON – Sloppiness is to be expected in the first week of high school football action, but constant miscues proved costly, and ultimately fatal, to IAHS’s hopes for a week one victory over the Ripley Tigers. IAHS, the Daily Journal’s fourth-ranked 3A/4A school, traded blows with top-ranked Ripley for three quarters and nine minutes, but […]

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“Don’t look Ethel”: Mustangs stampede Tigers in opener

          By Sam Farris Special to The Times MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Mustangs returned to the gridiron for the first time in nine months, last Friday, after coming off arguably their best season in history. The Mustangs opened the season for the second straight year against the Ethel Tigers. The undermanned […]

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ICC football earns Top 20 preseason ranking

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Fresh off their first playoff appearance since 2007, the expectations are already climbing for first-year head coach Sean Cannon and the Itawamba Community College football team. The Indians will open the 2014 football season ranked No. 19 after the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) released its preseason Top […]

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Fantasy football gives armchair quarterbacks chance to compete

  As fall approaches and the crunching of shoulder pads begins to get louder, the die-hard, and even casual fans turn their attention to football. While the sport of football is marvelous by itself, a tip of the hat must be given to technology, which has made the game even more interesting. In what world […]

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It’s football season; all is right in the world again

The NFL Hall of Fame game between the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills kicked off the preseason a week and a half ago, but it still didn’t seem “real.” It was just one game. Although it was exciting, and football was on my TV, it was still … just one game. But last week, […]

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IAHS season football tickets still available

Football season kicks off in less than two weeks, but there’s still time to purchase your season tickets to Itawamba AHS games. Season ticket packets are $100, and will include two seats and a VIP parking pass to five regular season contests at Indian Stadium. Games include non-division match-ups with the Ripley Tigers (8/22) and […]

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Sports stringers needed

It’s almost kickoff time in Itawamba County and we need your help. If you’re a fan of Itawamba AHS or Mantachie football and would like to write or take pictures of game action, give me a call at 862-3141. We try to recruit several folks to help us out during the different sports seasons so that […]

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Little League football registration begins this weekend

FULTON – Sign ups for the 2014 little league football season will take place over the next week at the little league football field in Fulton. Signup dates will be Saturday, August 9; Monday, August 11; Thursday, August 14; and Saturday, August 16.  Saturday signup times will be from 11 A.M. until 2 P.M., while […]

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Fulton Park & Rec Soccer Registration Registration for Fulton City Park and Recreation youth soccer is now open. Forms can be picked up at all county schools and at Fulton City Hall, and registration is for children ages 4-12. Registration fee is $30, and the deadline to sign up is Friday, Aug. 29. The IAHS […]

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Football state championships, MS-AL All-Star Classic change venue

CLINTON – A change of scenery is coming for the Mississippi High School state football championships. Mississippi High School Activities Association executive director Don Hinton announced that the venue for the football state championship contests will be relocated, at least through the 2017 season. The games had formerly been held at Veterans Memorial Stadium, home […]

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Concussion awareness, targeting trickles to MHSAA

There has been a great deal of chatter about concussions lately, especially in football. Opinions are a dime a dozen and everyone has their own about this particular subject, but the long-term effects are undeniable. Much has been made about concussions at the NFL and NCAA levels, including concussion-related brain disorders and lawsuits from former […]

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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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