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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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Lady Indians get revenge with come-from-behind walk-off win

FULTON – The Itawamba AHS Lady Indians got squashed by Mooreville during the Lady Troopers’ classic tournament during the opening weekend, 17-2, but they were out for blood last Thursday night. Revenge is a dish best served cold, and IAHS didn’t even bother to thaw it out in the rematch at Fulton City Park. “They […]

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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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IAHS standouts aid in Tupelo 49ers state title

PONTOTOC – The Tupelo 49ers American Legion senior baseball team captured their second consecutive state title last Monday in “The Hollow” at Pontotoc high school. A trio of Itawamba natives, including 2014 IAHS graduates Logan Brown and Dylan Taylor, and rising IAHS junior Hunter White, were along for the ride this year, and also contributed […]

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Brian Dozier a crowd favorite at MLB Home Run Derby

MINNEAPOLIS – Yoenis Cespedes may have won his second-straight MLB Home Run Derby on Monday night, but it was Fulton native Brian Dozier who was the crowd favorite. Dozier, the former Itawamba AHS and Southern Miss star turned Twins starting second baseman, narrowly missed making the American League All-Star Team, but was chosen by captain […]

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Dozier not selected for All-Star Game

By ZACH ADAMS Sports Editor After a remarkable start to the 2014 season and hopes for his first all-star selection, Fulton native and Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was not selected to play in the MLB All-Star Game that will be played July, 15, at Target Field in Minneapolis. Voting for the game ended […]

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Team victory: tight-knit Indians take NEMCABB title

NEW ALBANY – Summer baseball is always just a little more laid back than it is in the spring. More concerned with fun and building for the future, teams often play with a more relaxed attitude than they do during the regular season. The Itawamba AHS Indians have translated that fun into success as they […]

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Lady Indians come up short in ICC Tourney

FULTON – It has been a productive summer for the Itawamba AHS softball team in the ICC League but, seeded No. 1 in the season-capping tournament, the Lady Indians fell 2-0 to Amory in the semi-finals. Rising senior Taylor Cresap took the mound and was effective, but two fielding errors in the top of the […]

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County teams produce fireworks in NEMCABB regional

By ZACH ADAMS Sports Editor FULTON – Last week, the Itawamba AHS Indians hosted a regional for the for the Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better Baseball (NEMCABB) Summer Tournament and captured the top seed, going 3-0 over the two-day event with wins over Belmont, Mantachie and Amory. After a 5-1 victory over the Mustangs […]

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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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Lady Indians hold softball banquet

The IAHS Lady Indians recently held their annual softball banquet. Award recipient, are, front from left, were Jaymia Hill, Fast Pitch All Division, Slow Pitch All Division, Slow Pitch 1-4A Offensive Player of the Year, Slow Pitch Highest Batting Average (.623) and Slow Pitch Best Defense; Kayla Norris, Fast Pitch All Division and Fast Pitch […]

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Minnesota Twins shortstop Brian Dozier plays in a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Dozier proving doubters wrong in Minnesota

Fulton native and Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier had a lot of doubters entering the 2014 season. The former IAHS and Southern Miss star had a standout season in 2013 when he notched 18 home runs, 66 RBI and 14 stolen bases in his first full season in the Majors. Many experts predicted the […]

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Indians push Knights to the brink

Special to The Times FULTON – The IAHS Indians were faced with the tough task of dealing with the West Lauderdale Knights in the second round of the MHSAA 4A baseball playoffs after quickly disposing of the Yazoo County Panthers in round one. The Knights have a rich baseball tradition and this season was no […]

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