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Mustangs rout Royals to kick off 1-2A play

NEW SITE – Rain has slowed the Mantachie Mustangs’ baseball season to almost a stand-still, having only played two games entering last week. Despite the limited number of games and times that the team has even been able to get on a dry field, Mantachie started very fast against the New Site Royals last week. […]

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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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Tremont, Mantachie boys and girls hoops collide

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times BELMONT – The past weekend all three Itawamba county teams were involved in a tournament in Belmont, dubbed the Tishowamba Tournament, but probably would have been more fittingly called the Belmowamba Tournament. The Mantachie boys and girls teams were knocked off by IAHS on Thursday night while the […]

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Mustangs split with Jumpertown

MANTACHIE/TREMONT – Last week was an eventful one for the Mantachie Mustangs basketball squads, as they hosted the Jumpertown Cardinals on Tuesday, then traveled to Tremont on Friday and Saturday to take part in the Sportees MS/AL Border Battle. The Lady Mustangs pulled off two wins in their three games, defeating Jumpertown and Belgreen, Ala., […]

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Mustangs work Urchins 40-16 on senior night

MANTACHIE – The past four weeks for the Mantachie Mustang football squad haven’t exactly been ideal. Following a big homecoming win over Alcorn Central on September 19, the Mustangs had dropped their last four contests and began division 1-2A play 0-3. Key injuries, including standout running back Logan Pettigo and along the offensive line, hadn’t […]

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A Feline Feast: Banged-up Mustangs fall to Hatley, 19-7

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times HATLEY – The Mantachie Mustangs took the field on the road for the second straight week on Friday looking to end their three game skid in what would be their third matchup of the year versus a specific herd of Tigers, but came up short in a bid […]

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Royally Flushed: Mantachie falls to New Site , 34-6

BY SAM FARRIS Special to the Times MARIETTA – The Mantachie Mustangs were on the road again Friday evening, this time in very muddy, almost swamp-conditions at the bottom of a drop in the Prentiss county hills to face division rival New Site. Unfortunately, a 34-6 victory for the Royals meant the Mustangs didn’t just […]

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Bearcats maul Mustangs

BY SAM FARRIS Special to the Times The Mustangs were back at home Friday night looking to rebound from the previous week’s disheartening loss to Nettleton with a rebound win against their “across the bottom” rival, the Baldwyn Bearcats, but were unsuccessful, falling 45-14. Mantachie had been revitalized in the past couple of weeks by […]

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Tigers corral Mustangs, 48-20

NETTLETON – Last Friday night turned into a forgettable one for Mantachie fans rather quickly, as the Nettleton Tigers defeated the Mustangs 48-20. “It’s tough to come into a place like this and get a win,” Mantachie head coach TJ Seago said after the game. “And it certainly didn’t help that we had two starting […]

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