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Indians knock off Ripley on the road

RIPLEY – The Clint Hoots era started off on the right foot last Friday night when the IAHS Indians picked up a big season-opening win on the road over a tough Ripley Tiger squad. The Tigers had knocked off the Indians in their previous two meetings, but IAHS was determined to snap that skid and […]

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IAHS: Keeping the momentum

FULTON – Clint Hoots is entering his first season as IAHS head football coach. After serving as an assistant in Fulton for the past nine seasons and defensive coordinator for the past five, Hoots knows the program inside and out. He, along with much of the current staff, has witnessed kids come up from pee […]

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Indians top Tupelo and Shannon, fall to Saltillo

SALTILLO – The IAHS Indians kicked off pool play in region four of the annual NEMCABB tournament on a positive note last Thursday, as they knocked off division 1-4A rival Shannon, 6-5. The Indians sputtered against 5A Saltillo in the Thursday nightcap, however, and could find no offense as they fell to the host Tigers […]

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IAHS, Mantachie compete in Brian Dozier Wooden Bat tournament

FULTON – Former IAHS and University of Southern Mississippi standout shortstop Brian Dozier has been a busy man lately. He recently signed a four-year, $20 million deal, he is currently second in the majors in runs scored, and he has also helped lead his Minnesota Twins club to second-place in the American League Central Division, […]

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After 30 years as IAHS baseball chief, Long bids farewell

It is a common occurance today for high school coaches to relocate on a frequent basis. Some coaches pursue bigger paydays, some look for fresh starts, and some even get into administration. Not Brian Long. For the past 30 years, Long has served as the head baseball coach at Itawamba Agricultural High School and recently […]

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IAHS’s Hargett helps lead offensive charge in East’s 14-1 win in NEMCABB classic

CORINTH – The Northeast Mississippi Coaches’ Association for Better Baseball (NEMCABB) All-Star game has been a staple in this area of our state for the last 25 years, and Itawamba AHS players have typically had good showings in the contest. The 2015 “Silver Anniversary” edition of the annual classic was no different, as senior Indian […]

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Trio of Indians selected to NEMCABB roster

CORINTH – IAHS baseball players Josh Hargett, Andrew McDonald and Russ Payne have been named to the Northeast Mississippi Coaches’ Association for Better Baseball (NEMCABB) East 4A/5A/6A roster. Payne, an outfielder, was second on the IAHS squad with a .346 batting average, while Hargett, a shortstop, and McDonald a corner infielder/pitcher posted .259 and .253 […]

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IAHS defensive foursome to compete in NEMFCA All-Star Game

BOONEVILLE – Four graduating seniors from IAHS have been named to the East roster for the 2015 NEMFCA (Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches’ Association) All-Star Game, which will be held on the field of the Northeast Community College Tigers in Booneville tonight at 6:00. Defensive linemen Jamarcus Marion and Trey Morrow will be joined by cornerback […]

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IAHS has nice showing in spring games

FULTON – The 2014 IAHS football team didn’t start off the season ideally, starting 1-4 in their non-division schedule, but rallied to go a perfect 5-0 in division 1-4A and reach the second round of the playoffs. With a solid defensive core returning for 2015 and 10 of 11 returning starters on offense, IAHS could […]

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IAHS to host “Indian Pride Day,” spring jamboree on Thursday

FULTON – First-year head IAHS football coach Clint Hoots is ready to get things going in Fulton. “We’re doing some big things here,” Hoots said. “We’re making strides within the football program, and also looking to reach out and involve the entire community with what we’re doing at IAHS.” Originally scheduled for Friday night, the […]

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Explosive offense propels Indians past Ripley for round two series win

FULTON – The Itawamba AHS Indians are appearing to hit their stride at the perfect time, particularly from the offensive side of the ball. “Man, we’ve been swinging it well,” said IAHS head coach Brian Long. “We’ve got to keep this mentality on offense and keep pitching and playing defense well, because it can come […]

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‘White-hot’ offense proves to be ‘Catt-astrophic’ for Caledonia

FULTON – IAHS captured the division 1-4A title last week, and were rewarded with facing the No. 4 seed Caledonia Confederates from a very baseball-stout division 4-4A. Three times, IAHS had the potential game-winning run just 90 feet away at third base with less than two outs during an 11-inning game one in Fulton, last […]

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Indians sweep Corinth, claim division title

FULTON – Everyone knew that the race for the division 1-4A title was going to be wild, but it came down to the last day of division play. The path started off a little grim for the IAHS Indians, as they appeared to drop their first contest to the Corinth Warriors last Tuesday night. IAHS […]

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IAHS drills Shannon 10-0, 12-0 to improve in division play

FULTON – After splitting their season series with division rivals Pontotoc and Tishomingo County, and already notching a division win over rival Amory earlier this season and a second game looming next week, the IAHS Indians really needed to put Shannon away. The black and gold tribe answered the bell with a pair of drubbings […]

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