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Mustangs sweep Wildcats, secure playoff berth

MANTACHIE – The Mantachie Mustangs moved into sole possession of the fourth and final playoff spot in division 1-2A last week with a pair of big wins over the Walnut Wildcats. The Mustangs took game one behind a complete game effort from starting pitcher Clayton Wood, who struck out nine batters over his seven innings […]

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Mustangs split with Vikings, swept by Urchins

ECRU – The Mantachie Mustangs managed to pull out a win over the North Pontotoc Vikings in the first game of a double-header last Saturday, but it didn’t make the sting of dropping two one-run division contests to East Union hurt any less. After falling behind 4-1 after the first inning, Mantachie exploded for eight […]

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Indians top Mustangs 12-2 in intra-county contest

FULTON – The Mantachie Mustangs traveled across the Tenn-Tom waterway to meet the IAHS Indians at Fulton City Park last Saturday in a regular-season exhibition between two Itawamba county squads. In what started out as a close contest, things began to get ugly very quickly for the visiting Mustangs in the bottom of the fifth […]

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Bearcats sweep Mustangs in 1-2A series

MANTACHIE – Hayden Farquhar and Ricky Houston combined to strike out seven batters over last Monday night’s game against the Baldwyn Bearcats, but the Mustangs found themselves on the short end of a 6-2 decision. Farquhar helped himself out with two hits at the plate, while Clayton Wood singled and drove in a run and […]

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By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times HATLEY – While most folks were trying their best not to float away in all the rain water Friday night, the Mustangs were squaring off in Monroe county against the division rival Hatley Tigers. Unfortunately, the weather was not the only thing working against the Mantachie that night; […]

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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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