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Turnover-plagued Indians’ comeback effort falls just short

    OLIVE BRANCH – The Itawamba AHS Indians hit the road to DeSoto county last Friday night in search of their second win of the season, and also in hopes of shaking the turnover bug, as they took on the Center Hill Mustangs. It would not happen on this night, however, as the Indians […]

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IAHS drowns Lady Wave, 14-6

  FULTON – Anyone who is familiar with sports knows that streaks are a big part of them, and getting hot at the right moment is key. The IAHS Lady Indians appear to be approaching a boil, as they knocked off the Tupelo Lady Wave, 14-6, in Fulton on Sept. 9. “We’re starting to get […]

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Lady Indians fight hard in Seminole Country

By SAM FARRIS Special to The Times SMITHVILLE – While most people were enjoying the experience of college football Saturday, the Lady Indians were tending to business in the Smithville Slowpitch Invitational trying to continue their streak of good play that had seen the team win three of their last four games. The Lady Indians […]

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Tigers capitalize on miscues, down Indians 22-7

FULTON – The Robert Louis Stevenson novel “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” could accurately describe the Itawamba AHS Indians’ season so far, especially on the offensive side of the football. In week one, the Indians turned the ball over five times and were plagued by penalty flags in a 34-21 loss to Ripley. In week […]

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Indians must avoid a pounding by Pounds

  There is one thing that absolutely MUST be addressed by Itawamba AHS tonight when the Saltillo Tigers come to visit Fulton if the Indians hope for success – Slow down senior running back Diamante Pounds. Last year Pounds only reached the end zone once against IAHS, but he shredded the Indian defense for over […]

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Hatley Roars: Lady Tigers down Lady Indians 5-1

BY SAM FARRIS Special to the Times   Early Saturday morning while many fans were still recuperating from the previous night’s gridiron battles, the Lady Indians were at home bright and early taking on the visiting Lady Tigers from Hatley. The game started pretty slow with both teams exchanging jabs of minimal damage to each […]

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Moving up the totem pole

  BY SAM FARRIS Special to the Times   This past week the Mississippi Association of Coaches released the roster of selections for the 4A/5A/6A North Half Slowpitch Softball team, and IAHS saw several familiar names on the list. Seniors Taylor Cresap and Haley Floyd were both named to the All-Star team, and joining them […]

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Indians regroup, defeat New Albany 35-0

  BY DONICA PHIFER AND SCOTTY NICHOLS NEW ALBANY GAZETTE and ITAWAMBA TIMES NEW ALBANY – The Itawamba AHS Indians not only got a win last Friday night, they pitched a shutout. Itawamba put together a 35-0 rout of the New Albany Bulldogs on Friday, stringing together a game where the offense was virtually unstoppable […]

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Lady Lions maul Lady Indians

  FULTON – There are often fights in MMA or boxing where one fighter lands a solid blow early and disorients the other, making it difficult for the recipient to ever really have a chance. The softball equivalent of that happened last Thursday night at Fulton City Park. The Hamilton Lady Lions visited the IAHS […]

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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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