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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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Ingomar stifles Mantachie

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor INGOMAR – The Mantachie basketball squads had a tough task last Tuesday night as they traveled to Union county to take on perennial basketball powerhouse Ingomar. (G) Ingomar 57, Mantachie 26 The Lady Falcons let everyone who entered the gymnasium for the first varsity game of the night know they […]

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Mustangs trump Hatley Tigers at home

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor MANTACHIE – Last Tuesday night, the Hatley Tigers visited Mantachie and were sent back to Monroe county with their tails tucked between their legs. (G) Mantachie 47, Hatley 42 In the beginning of the girls’ game, it appeared that it might be a very long night for the host Lady […]

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Mustangs fall to Walnut

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times MANTACHIE – The Mustang ball clubs opened the weekend Friday night on their own hardwood, pitted against division opponent Walnut as both teams were seeking a much-needed divisional win. (G) Walnut 56, Mantachie 29 The girls’ game got off to a tragic start for the Lady Mustangs, so […]

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Mustangs split at Smithville, drop two to H.W. Byers

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times Tuesday night after students had completed their first day back at class following winter break, the Mantachie Mustangs traveled to Monroe county for their second matchup this season with the Smithville Seminoles. (G) Mantachie 50, Smithville 34 The Lady Mustangs got out to a fast start in head […]

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Montgomery drops 37 in Lady Mustangs’ win over Braves

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer GLEN – McKinley Montgomery is only an eighth-grader at Mantachie, but you wouldn’t know that by the way she competes and performs in her various athletic events. Montgomery is a jack-of-all trades on the Mantachie athletic front, competing in archery, bowling and golf, as well as both slow pitch and […]

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Mantachie boys top Vardaman, ladies fall

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times VARDAMAN – Tuesday night, the Mantachie Mustangs traveled to the sweet potato patches of Calhoun county to take on the Vardaman Rams in a non-divisional matchup of rebuilding teams. (G) Vardaman 68, Mantachie 43 The Lady Mustangs took the floor starved for a victory, and though they played […]

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Eupora ousts Lady Mustangs from playoffs

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer EUPORA – After a wild finish to the regular season that included an odd method of entry into the playoffs, the Mantachie Lady Mustangs couldn’t overpower the Eupora Lady Eagles in round one on the road. The Lady Mustangs managed to draw first blood in game one in the top […]

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Mantachie falls on senior night but clinches playoff berth

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Lady Mustangs dropped a late-game heartbreaker to West Union on senior night last week, but even the loss couldn’t overshadow the joy of sealing a playoff appearance. The Lady Mustangs had clinched a playoff berth the previous night by a pretty odd and misinterpreted circumstance. Mantachie […]

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Lady Mustangs sweep season series from IAHS in county rivalry

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer FULTON – Following a victory at home over in-county rival Itawamba AHS earlier in the season, the Mantachie Lady Mustangs went for the sweep on the Lady Indians’ home field on Oct. 1. Mantachie was in the thick of the playoff race in division 1-2A, but took a night out […]

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Lady Mustangs fall to Tish County, sweep Wheeler Tourney

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer MANTACHIE – Last week was an eventful one for the Mantachie Lady Mustangs slow-pitch team. On Tuesday, they dropped a slug-fest with 4A Tishomingo County that included 10 home runs. The Braves came out on top, 19-11, but eighth-grader McKinley Montgomery had a night to remember as she crushed three […]

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Lady Mustangs start off slowpitch season on the right foot

MOOREVILLE – Coming off of a 2014 season where they finished as north 2A runners-up, the Mantachie Lady Mustangs started their slowpitch season off on a good note last Saturday in the annual Mooreville jamboree. The Lady ‘Stangs built a 6-0 lead on perennial 6A powerhouse Tupelo before surrendering six runs in the final inning […]

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Lady Mustangs end season with a bang

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times MANTACHIE – Tuesday night, the Lady Mustangs softball team took their home field for the annual senior night. They played arguably their best ball of the year, but were eliminated from playoff contention earlier in the night. Despite having little to play for except pride, the Lady Mustangs […]

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Hatley comes from behind to top Lady Mustangs

By Sam Farris – Special to the Times MANTACHIE – The Lady Mustangs Softball squad was in action this past Thursday evening heading into the Easter weekend by taking on division foe and perennial playoff threat, the Hatley Lady Tigers. The first time the two teams matched up Mantachie fell in a lopsided affair due […]

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