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Lady Mustangs start 0-2 to open division play

HATLEY – Mantachie’s slow-pitch team had a very successful 2014 season but fell to the Hatley Lady Tigers in the north 2A semifinals on the road last September. Last Tuesday, the Lady Mustangs fastpitch team paid a visit to their division 2-2A rival to try and extract a bit of revenge. Things started off well […]

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Mustangs, Lady Mustangs bow out in first round

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer HATLEY – It’s been a long season for the Mantachie Mustangs. A very long season. The Mustangs went into last week’s division 1-2A tournament still in search of their first victory of the season. Things looked grim from the beginning as the Mustangs drew the Walnut Wildcats, a team that […]

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Mantachie can’t keep up with New Site

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times NEW SITE – Last Tuesday, the Mantachie ball clubs were in action against their bitter rivals from Prentiss County: the New Site Royals. The Royals are known for courting talented teams that are infamous for shooting teams off the floor. This perennial trait was in full swing on […]

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Hatley escapes Mantachie with two wins

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times MANTACHIE – Tuesday night the Mustangs basketball clubs were in action at home against division opponent and perennial rival Hatley Tigers, falling short against both opponents. Hatley holds on down the stretch The Lady Mustangs stepped on the floor with a different starting lineup than past games and […]

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East Union downs Mustangs in Mantachie

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer MANTACHIE – The Mantachie basketball teams hosted the East Union Urchins last Tuesday night and both put themselves in position to pick up wins, but simply couldn’t hold on until the end. Slipping away The Lady Mustangs came out firing on all cylinders against East Union, as they got 8 […]

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Mantachie Tripped up by Wheeler

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times WHEELER – The Mantachie Mustangs took to the road Friday night, playing in the Prentiss County hills against the Wheeler Eagles. This night was one of returns for both teams: Junior Madison McMillen returned for the ladies after an ACL injury she suffered over the summer, and leading […]

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Mantachie swept by Belmont, splits with Falkner

BELMONT/MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Lady Mustangs maintained a winning record last week with a win and a loss, while the Mustangs experienced a week they’d like to quickly forget. Lady Mustangs corraled by Belmont, top Falkner The Lady Mustangs were hit with a haymaker early last Tuesday night at Belmont and were unable to shake […]

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Lady Mustangs fall short in North 2A finals

HATLEY – After winning the first game 7-3 in the bottom of the ninth inning, Hatley used its momentum to put away visiting Mantachie 8-0 to clinch a berth in the Class 4A finals. The Lady Mustangs found themselves in a 2-0 hole after the third inning of game one, but roared back late in […]

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Lady Mustangs head to North 2A finals after game three walk-off win over East Union

  MANTACHIE – It took a little bit longer and a lot more drama than Mantachie head softball coach Kristi Montgomery would have liked, but the Lady Mustangs punched their ticket for a spot in the North 2A championship series. Mantachie took game three of the best-of-three series against the East Union Lady Urchins in […]

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Lady Mustangs sweep Belmont 3-0, 10-3 in senior night doubleheader

MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Lady Mustang seniors played their last regular season game last Tuesday night and went out with a bang. After a closely contested first game that was a stalemate through five and a half innings, the Lady Mustangs pushed three runs across in the bottom of the sixth, which proved to be […]

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Lady Mustangs drop Hatley contest 11-3, beat New Site 7-5

MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Lady Mustangs are currently experiencing the meat of their division schedule and split their last two decisions with an 11-3 loss to Hatley and a 7-5 win over New Site. The loss to Hatley was the Lady Mustangs’ first in division play, and Mantachie saw their division record improve to 4-1 […]

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Lady Mustangs thrash Shannon in three innings

MANTACHIE – Mantachie head softball coach Kristi Montgomery said after the first week of the season that she hoped that the Lady Mustangs’ bats would wake up soon. The alarm clock must have gone off just before last Tuesday night’s game against Shannon, because the Lady Mustangs put on a hitting clinic, to the tune […]

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Lady Mustangs drop home opener to Amory

MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Lady Mustangs slow-pitch team hosted the Amory Lady Panthers for their home opener last Tuesday, but the end result wasn’t exactly what they were hoping for. “We’re still struggling with the bats,” Mantachie head coach Kristi Montgomery said following her team’s 11-2 loss. “We’ve played pretty good defense, but we’re still […]

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LADY MUSTANGS RECEIVE GRANT - The Mantachie Lady Mustangs were awarded the $1,000 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant from Tennessee company California Casualty last Monday during the school

Lady Mustangs receive grant

The Mantachie Lady Mustangs were awarded the $1,000 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant from Tennessee company California Casualty last Monday during the school’s annual Awards’ Day. According to the company’s website, the grant was “established to provide support to public high school sports programs negatively impacted by reduced budgets.”

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