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Indians no-hit Ripley in game two, but drop first round series

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – The Itawamba AHS Indians have experienced a season of extreme ups and downs. The inconsistency led to a fourth-place finish in division play, but the important thing was that they made the playoffs. The negative that came with that was the fact that they drew one of the […]

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IAHS fourth-quarter surge falls short at Ripley

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor RIPLEY – The IAHS Indians matched up with the division 2-4A champion Ripley Tigers in round one of the class 4A state playoffs, last week, and fought tooth-and-nail to pull off the upset and extend their season. Ripley got off to a mammoth start, but IAHS scratched and clawed for […]

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Indians knock off Ripley on the road

RIPLEY – The Clint Hoots era started off on the right foot last Friday night when the IAHS Indians picked up a big season-opening win on the road over a tough Ripley Tiger squad. The Tigers had knocked off the Indians in their previous two meetings, but IAHS was determined to snap that skid and […]

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Explosive offense propels Indians past Ripley for round two series win

FULTON – The Itawamba AHS Indians are appearing to hit their stride at the perfect time, particularly from the offensive side of the ball. “Man, we’ve been swinging it well,” said IAHS head coach Brian Long. “We’ve got to keep this mentality on offense and keep pitching and playing defense well, because it can come […]

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‘White-hot’ offense proves to be ‘Catt-astrophic’ for Caledonia

FULTON – IAHS captured the division 1-4A title last week, and were rewarded with facing the No. 4 seed Caledonia Confederates from a very baseball-stout division 4-4A. Three times, IAHS had the potential game-winning run just 90 feet away at third base with less than two outs during an 11-inning game one in Fulton, last […]

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Bree’s Threes: Stewart’s shooting lifts IAHS over Ripley

RIPLEY – IAHS head coach Devin Hill said over a month ago that he wanted more of an offensive identity than having to rely, sometimes exclusively, on junior Tori Mallory. Lately, he’s gotten a pretty good response from his squad. Last Thursday night, the Lady Indians got a 21-point outburst from junior Constance Dunn and […]

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Lady Indians face Ripley in round two of 4A tournament

The last time the IAHS Lady Indians met the Ripley Lady Tigers, it was just a regular-season game. Tonight, a trip to Jackson is at stake. On February 6, Ripley (28-3) paid a visit to Fulton and put a stamp on what had been an extremely difficult week for the Lady Indians with a 62-46 […]

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ICC’s Chills earns second-straight MACJC Player of the Week honors

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com FULTON – For the second-straight week, Itawamba Community College sophomore guard Jayla Chills has been named Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. Chills (Ripley) helped lead the Lady Indians (15-2, 6-0 MACJC North) to wins over East Mississippi and Mississippi Delta last week, averaging […]

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‘If he hollers let him go’: Indians let Tigers slip away at home

FULTON – Sloppiness is to be expected in the first week of high school football action, but constant miscues proved costly, and ultimately fatal, to IAHS’s hopes for a week one victory over the Ripley Tigers. IAHS, the Daily Journal’s fourth-ranked 3A/4A school, traded blows with top-ranked Ripley for three quarters and nine minutes, but […]

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Bulldogs hit road to take on defending 3A champs

It doesn’t matter who plays quarterback for Charleston. Aberdeen coach Mark Bray already knows exactly what his Bulldogs are getting into. Aberdeen goes to Charleston on Friday night for Round 3 of the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs. The winner advances to the North finals. “Typical Charleston. They’re extremely athletic, no really weak spots,” Bray said. […]

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