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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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HIGH HORSES: Mantachie enjoying gridiron success heading into postseason

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer MANTACHIE – To most everyone outside of the Mantachie football locker room, 2015 was supposed to be “just another year.” To those few men inside the locker room, there was little doubt that success would be the norm. After starting the season 1-2 with a disappointing loss to South Pontotoc […]

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Mustangs fall to Baldwyn, enter playoffs No. 2 seed

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times MANTACHIE – Hold on to the rope. That was Mantachie’s motto heading into their division championship game Friday night at Mustang Stadium against the two-time defending champion Baldwyn Bearcats. Both teams were (8-2)(4-0) heading into the matchup in which Baldwyn was understandably confident and Mantachie was embracing the […]

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Mustangs continue dominance, trample Potts Camp

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times The Mantachie Mustangs have their eyes set on a division title this season, and so far they are looking strong. Friday night, they downed Potts Camp for their sixth win in a row, making them 3-0 in division play and 7-2 overall. The Stangs have been a team […]

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BLAZING SADDLES: Mantachie wins fifth straight, thrashes East Union 44-19

By SAM FARRIS Special to The Times MANTACHIE – High school football players around the country dream of being able to play football on Saturdays. Though these aspirations pertain to college, the Mantachie and East Union teams got the opportunity to fantasize a little after their Friday night matchup was pushed back due to a […]

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Mustangs blow out Wildcats in 1-2A opener

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times The Mustangs galloped into Walnut Friday night with a chip on their shoulder, seeking not just vengeance for last year’s loss, but looking to make a statement to open division play. They had won three in a row and extended the streak against the Wildcats with a 44-14 […]

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Mustangs spoil Bears’ homecoming with 50-14 win

By SAM FARRIS Special to the Times GLEN, MS – Homecoming. A night for reunion, fellowship, and celebration. This was Alcorn Central’s goal Friday night, but the Mantachie Mustangs came to town and spoiled the festivities, winning 50-14 and rusting the Golden Bears night. Two years ago when Mantachie traveled to Glen, most of the […]

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Mustang defense leads come-from-behind win

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer MANTACHIE – At first, things looked great for the home-standing Mantachie Mustangs against their Highway 371 rival Mooreville Troopers last Friday night. Then, things looked not so great. One could even say things looked grim. But in the end, coach TJ Seago’s Mustangs found a way to get the job […]

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