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Indians knock off Tupelo in first round of NEMCABB tourney

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor NEW ALBANY – During the summer baseball slate for the past couple of months, Itawamba AHS and Tupelo have been extremely even, as far as head-to-head matchups are concerned. On Monday in the first round of the annual Northeast Mississippi Coaches’ Association for Better Baseball (NEMCABB) tournament in New Albany, […]

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IAHS baseball hosts inaugral Maikhail Miller Memorial Alumni Game

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – It was extremely hot last Saturday, but there was no place the folks who showed up at Fulton City Park would’ve rather been than there to sweat bullets and honor a former IAHS athletic standout and dear friend. Friends, family and former teammates gathered in 100-degree heat, in […]

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IAHS has success in Brian Dozier wooden bat tourney

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – For the past few years, several competitive teams from around northeast Mississippi gather at Fulton City Park for a week-long baseball tournament. The tournament bears the name of Minnesota Twins All-Star second baseman, and former Itawamba AHS and University of Southern Mississippi standout Brian Dozier, who annually supplies […]

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Four Itawambians play in NEMBCA all-star games

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor BOONEVILLE – The NEMFCA held their third annual all-star football contest three weeks ago. Two weeks ago, the NEMCABB organization held its 26th annual baseball all-star games. This past weekend the middle sibling in the coach-driven northeast Mississippi brotherhood, NEMBCA (Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches’ Association), held its 12th annual event […]

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IAHS, Mantachie each sport duos in annual NEMCABB All-Star contests

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor CORINTH – After 25 editions of the NEMCABB (Northeast Mississippi Coaches’ Association for Better Baseball) All-Star contests being played at Jesse Bynum Field at the Crossroads Park in Corinth, the 2016 games brought on some new scenery. The 26th installment of the annual classic was held at the brand-new, artificial […]

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IAHS well-represented in fourth annual NEMFCA game

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor BOONEVILLE – The fourth annual edition of the Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches’ Association (NEMFCA) All-Star game, held on the campus of Northeast Community College in Booneville, featured five individuals who donned the black and gold of Itawamba Agricultural High School last fall. Former IAHS linebacker Brandon Gates and former IAHS […]

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IAHS looks sharp in spring football game

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor HAMILTON, ALA. – The Itawamba AHS Indians hit the road last Friday night for their spring football game against the Hamilton Aggies, and picked up a convincing 43-15 victory in the three-quarter scrimmage. The Indians got rolling quickly, as their first offensive drive was capped off with a nice 16-yard […]

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Darryl Wilson officially introduced as IAHS hoops’ coach

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – Former Mississippi State standout guard Darryl Wilson, who led the Bulldogs to their only NCAA Final Four appearance in school history in 1996, has had one desire since his playing days concluded just over seven years ago. Last Thursday, Itawamba AHS officially introduced Wilson as their next girls’ […]

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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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