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Dabbling in it all: Mantachie’s Montgomery excels at multiple sports

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor MANTACHIE – McKinley Montgomery is a very busy girl. “I go to the mall and hang out with my friends sometimes,” said the Mustang standout athlete, with a grin. “Whenever I get a chance to, anyways.” Montgomery isn’t your typical student-athlete. While most kids play two, maybe three sports, Montgomery […]

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Lady Mustangs battle, fall short in north finals to powerhouse East Webster

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor MANTACHIE – One thing is for certain in the world of sports: You can’t give a great team freebies and expect not to pay the consequences. That was the story from Friday night’s class 2A north title series opener in western Itawamba county, as the defending champion East Webster Lady […]

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Lady Mustangs fend off Eupora, advance to round three

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Lady Mustangs came to work on Thursday night with thoughts of a sweep. Unfortunately for them, the Eupora Lady Eagles had different plans, winning Game 2 by a 7-3 score. The home-standing Lady Mustangs found themselves in a Game 3 dogfight before ultimately picking up a […]

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Lady Mustangs clinch 1-2A title with win over East Union

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Lady Mustangs were so close to the division 1-2A title last Monday night, they could taste it. The only thing standing in their way was the East Union Lady Urchins, who could claim the title with a victory over the Lady Mustangs by more than five […]

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Lady Mustangs control division 1-2A with huge win over East Union

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor BLUE SPRINGS – The Mantachie Lady Mustangs have been rolling right along, so far, this fastpitch season. They hit a couple of speed bumps last week, but kept right on trucking -this time, into the driver’s seat of division 1-2A. The Lady Mustangs were 15-2 overall, and undefeated inside division […]

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Lady Mustangs stay hot, dispatch Ingomar on the road

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times INGOMAR – The Lady Mustangs Fastpitch squad has been on a hot streak as of late, which might explain the increased temperature the past few weeks. They have run-ruled seven different opponents this season and were 11-2 overall entering Union County, Monday evening, to face division rival Ingomar. […]

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Lady Mustangs knock off Baldwyn, improve to 11-2

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Lady Mustangs added division rival Baldwyn to their expanding list of victims, last week. The Lady Mustangs struck first, very early, when McKinley Montgomery launched a solo bomb to left-center field to give Mantachie a 1-0 advantage. The offense stalled for both teams after that, until […]

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Lady Mustangs gallop on, run record to 10-2

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor BOONEVILLE – The Mantachie Lady Mustangs just keep on keeping on. Last Friday, at the Northeast Mississippi Community College tournament in Booneville, the Lady Mustangs diced up their first two opponents, Wheeler and Pine Grove, before finally falling to Tennessee fastpitch powerhouse Adamsville, 5-0. It took everything that Adamsville had, […]

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Blazing Lady Mustangs crush Booneville to continue rampage

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Lady Mustangs are hot right now. Like, scalding-hot. The Lady Mustangs thrashed county rival Tremont, then obliterated West Point and Pontotoc two weeks ago and didn’t show any signs of slowing down, as they rolled the Booneville Lady Blue Devils, 10-0, at home last Tuesday. “We’ve […]

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Lady Mustangs rout Tremont, Pontotoc

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – The Mantachie Lady Mustangs went on a run-scoring tirade this past weekend, blasting county rival Tremont 19-0 on Friday night, then destroyed Pontotoc 20-5 on Saturday. Mantachie 19, Tremont 0 (3/4) The Lady Mustangs traveled across Itawamba County, Friday night, to take on Tremont and put up 12 […]

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Lady Mustangs top Tremont in Belmont Classic

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor BELMONT – Two Itawamba county teams, the Mantachie Lady Mustangs and the Tremont Lady Eagles, tangled in the annual Belmont fastpitch classic last Saturday. When the dust settled, the western squad had overtaken their eastern rivals by a score of 8-1. Mantachie took ahold of the game early, when Emilee […]

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Mantachie teams fall in opening round of 1-2A tourney

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times POTTS CAMP – At the end of each day, the sun will go down. It is an inevitability. Likewise many young athletes step onto their respective playing surfaces knowing that at some point, it too, will come to an end. This was the case Monday night as the […]

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Lady Eagles hold off Mantachie, Mustangs surge past Tremont

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor MANTACHIE – If you are a fan of all the dramatics that come with comeback efforts in sports, Mantachie was the place to be last Friday night. In the night’s first contest, the Tremont Lady Eagles got out to a fast start and built a 19-point halftime lead, but it […]

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Urchins dispatch Mustangs

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor BLUE SPRINGS – The Mantachie Mustangs and Lady Mustangs turned up Highway 9 in Blue Springs to take on the East Union Urchins in division 1-2A action last Friday night, but were unable to bring a win back to Itawamba County with them. (G) East Union 62, Mantachie 40 The […]

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