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ICC’s Bennett signs with Memphis

By LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Itawamba Community College redshirt freshman Blake Bennett signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career at the University of Memphis next season. “It’s a blessing to be able to play at the next level,” said Bennett, who spent one season at Ole Miss. “Not many people […]

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Indians no-hit Ripley in game two, but drop first round series

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – The Itawamba AHS Indians have experienced a season of extreme ups and downs. The inconsistency led to a fourth-place finish in division play, but the important thing was that they made the playoffs. The negative that came with that was the fact that they drew one of the […]

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Houston no-hits Shannon to highlight IAHS series sweep

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – Itawamba AHS desperately needed two wins to build some momentum heading into their final three division games of the season, and came up roses as they knocked off Shannon twice, 12-1 on the road and 14-2 at home. IAHS starting pitcher Klay Houston has been on fire, both […]

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Indians split with Tishomingo, drop thriller to Amory

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor IUKA – Last week didn’t start very kindly for the Itawamba AHS baseball team. They dropped a pair of one-run contests to division rivals Tishomingo County and Amory, but managed to bounce back and knock off Tishomingo County at home on Friday to end the week on a positive note. […]

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Indians thrashed by Pontotoc, return favor at ‘the Hollow’

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – Last week’s division opener at home against rival Pontotoc didn’t exactly go as planned for Steve Kerr’s Itawamba AHS Indians. In fact, things got ugly pretty quick for IAHS. In the second and third innings, Pontotoc managed to string together some key hits and were aided by three […]

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Mantachie Mustangs fall to Indians, 7-3

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor MANTACHIE – After starting the week on the short end of a lopsided loss to Mooreville, the Mantachie Mustangs met the Itawamba AHS Indians for a non-division matchup at home on Saturday. With both IAHS and Mantachie having their proms on the previous night, both schools started the day sluggish. […]

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Collier becomes all-time winningest baseball coach at ICC

By ADAM GORE and LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON – With a 10-3 win over Meridian Community College Friday, Itawamba Community College Head Coach Rick Collier surpassed hall of fame coach Roy Cresap to become the programs winningest coach with 452 wins. Collier, who is in his 14th year as the Indians’ skipper, has a record […]

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IAHS gets on track with two big wins before division play

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor SALTILLO – The Itawamba AHS Indian baseball squad started their baseball week during spring break on a low note, dropping a favorable matchup against New Albany, but ended on two positives, blasting Horn Lake 15-0 on Thursday and routing Belmont 9-0 on Friday. On Thursday, the Indians churned out 15 […]

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Indians can’t finish comeback against Saltillo

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – The Itawamba AHS Indian baseball team hasn’t seemed to find its groove early in the season, but things are headed in the right direction. “We’ve lost five games, and we’ve been in all of them except one,” said head coach Steve Kerr. “We’re giving ourselves a chance, but […]

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IAHS Indians pick up first win

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor AMORY – The IAHS Indians continued trying to shake their early-season struggles and came out of the Amory tournament with a pair of losses, but also picked up their first win of the season with a 6-0 win over Caledonia. Hatley 1, IAHS 0 – (3/4) Three missed opportunities ultimately […]

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IAHS baseball drops tough contests to Tupelo, Saltillo

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TUPELO – Nobody on the Itawamba AHS baseball roster or coaching staff is necessarily thrilled about their 0-2 start last weekend, but there was definitely a silver lining to be seen afterwards. The Indians dropped a pair of games in the Tupelo Classic to perennial 6A powerhouse Tupelo and 5A […]

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IAHS fourth-quarter surge falls short at Ripley

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor RIPLEY – The IAHS Indians matched up with the division 2-4A champion Ripley Tigers in round one of the class 4A state playoffs, last week, and fought tooth-and-nail to pull off the upset and extend their season. Ripley got off to a mammoth start, but IAHS scratched and clawed for […]

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Indians, Lady Indians advance to playoffs

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – In an eventful week at the Davis Event Center on the campus of Itawamba Community College, the four-day division 1-4A tournament didn’t end exactly how the Itawamba AHS boys’ and girls’ basketball teams desired but, in the end, they both ended up reaching a season-long goal. With round […]

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IAHS retires Brian Dozier’s jersey

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – Minnesota Twins All-Star second baseman Brian Dozier was honored by having his jersey retired by his alma mater, Itawamba AHS, during the high school team’s annual Hit-A-Thon at Fulton City Park on Saturday. “It’s very humbling,” Dozier said. “Fulton is a tight-knit community, and everyone is family here. […]

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