Last Thursday South Pontotoc's boys golf team came out on top in a three-team field at Pontotoc Country Club.
SPRINGVILLE – Lady Cougar starter Allyson Harrison fanned 10 hitters while surrendering only two runs (none earned), on three hits, in South Pontotoc’s 4-2 home win against Houston last Tuesday.
Pontotoc track dominated the field last Thursday when they hosted their division's meet at the Mike Bain Track and Field complex, with both teams running away with the Division 2-4A championships.
ECRU– The Lady Vikings run-ruled Independence 28-0 in three innings last Tuesday in the first game of a double header that they ultimately swept.
PONTOTOC- The Pontotoc Warriors got a strong start from Seth Ganger, and the offense manufactured enough runs to ultimately knock off Itawamba AHS 8-4 Friday night in the Hollow.
SPRINGVILLE- The South Pontotoc Cougars (14-4) overcame an early deficit to pick up 8-5 victory over Hatley at home last Tuesday, the first of two wins over the Tigers on the week that allowed the Cougars to wrap up the 2019 Division 4-3A championship.
ECRU– The North Pontotoc Vikings (14-6) picked up a big division win over Belmont last week, downing the Cardinals 14-4 in a wild one that saw North score 13 runs in the fourth inning to put the game away.
ALGOMA - He just needs a man’s good word, and a video of the dog treeing a squirrel, or an honest witness to attest to it, and the canine is welcome to a special resting place on his property.
Both the Pontotoc and North Pontotoc golf teams competed in a match at Tupelo Country Club last Tuesday, with the Pontotoc boys and North Pontotoc girls each recording second place showings.
Once again, the Pontotoc Warriors are division tennis champions. PHS wrapped up the Division 2-4A title with a road win over Caledonia last Wednesday at the Magnolia Tennis Center in Columbus. The achievement runs the program's streak to an impressive eight consecutive division championships.
ECRU– North Pontotoc held Alcorn Central hitless and run-ruled the Golden Bears in four innings to win 15-0 last Tuesday. Corley Hooper and Ethan Dyer combined for the no hitter on the mound, and Ty Roberson had 5 RBI to lead the Vikings.
ECRU– The North Pontotoc Lady Vikings defeated Pontotoc 4-3 last Friday night in walk-off fashion. Cadie Beth Gates struck out six and allowed three runs, one earned, from the circle to pick up the win.
SPRINGVILLE- South Pontotoc pulled away late for a 12-2 home win over Choctaw County last Tuesday, the first win of an eventual two-game sweep of the Chargers that improved the Cougars to 7-1 in Division 4-3A.
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) passed a new regulation for this spring that made it mandatory for turkey hunters to report their harvests. This requires hunters to report any gobblers taken by 10:00 p.m. on that same day. I was happy to see this institute…
James “Booty” Sloan of Tupelo, two-sport athlete at Itawamba Community College from 1959-61, will be inducted into the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Sports Hall of Fame, Apr. 23, in Pearl.
FULTON, Miss. – Shaniyah Buford, Taneshia Miller and Kaylyn Wilson were selected to represent Itawamba Community College at the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-Star Game.
After falling to Houston last Tuesday to drop their first division game of the year, the South Pontotoc Cougars (10-4) responded with a 7-3 win over the Hilltoppers at home on Friday to split the series and improve 5-1 in Division 4-3A. The two teams are currently tied atop the division standings.
SPRINGVILLE- As has been the case all season, the South Pontotoc Lady Cougars had consistent hitting and strong pitching on their way to a 12-0 victory over rival Pontotoc on Friday.
ECRU- Jake Reeder had his second dominant outing on the hill since returning from injury Friday night, as the North Pontotoc Vikings defeated Booneville 4-1 at home. Earlier in the week North had dropped their first game against the Blue Devils 6-3.
After their offense was stymied in a loss to Mooreville earlier in the week, the Pontotoc Warriors' bats got going Friday night in a 13-0, 5-inning win over the Troopers.
The Pontotoc Lady Warriors put together a two-out rally in the seventh inning against Itawamba AHS last Tuesday, erasing a 3-run deficit with four runs to come away with a 8-7 win.
ECRU– The Lady Vikings (7.4, 1-0) shut out Water Valley 7-0 at home last Tuesday to open division play. Pitcher Cadie Beth Gates threw a complete game with 13 strike outs, while Lindsey Coffey went 4 for 4 at the plate with a home run, triple and 2 RBI.
Pontotoc High School golf standout A.J. Martin signs to continue his playing career at Itawamba Community College on Wednesday, March 27. Offering support are parents David and Carrie Martin. So far this season Martin has been the medalist in four matches. His career accolades include being …
South Pontotoc tennis players Colton Fuqua, Matthew Butts, Stroud Mills, Isaac Finley, Sam Morgan, and Richie Lilly competed in the McGill Toolen Invitational last week in Mobile, Alabama, where they made it to the finals and took second place in the C-Draw.
FULTON, Miss. – Coach Grant Pate announced that the Itawamba Community College men’s basketball program will hold a tryout from 3-5 p.m., April 4, in the Davis Event Center on the Fulton Campus.
The Pontotoc boys golf team continued their strong play last week, as the Warriors posted first and second place finishes in their two matches. PHS is currently 10-2 on the year.
North Pontotoc topped Kossuth 5-2 at home on Friday to bounce back after a hard fought 4-3 loss to Aggies last Tuesday, earning a split in the two teams' regular season matchups. With the victory the Vikings improved to 2-1 in Division 1-3A play.
Pontotoc picked up a pair of Division 2-4A wins in their series against Caledonia last week, winning 11-3 on Tuesday night in the Hollow before defeating the Feds 8-3 on the road on Friday.
North Pontotoc's golf teams had pair of good performances in their two matches at Pontotoc Country Club last week, with the Lady Vikings coming in second and first, and the Vikings posting second and third place finishes.
North Pontotoc lost a four-run lead last Tuesday in a final-inning defeat to Myrtle, but they were able to bounce back later in the week with victories over Pine Grove and Falkner.
The Pontotoc Warriors tennis team picked up right where they left off before the spring break layoff last week, racking up an impressive four victories to improve to 9-1 on the year.
The Pontotoc track and field teams had successful starts to their seasons on Saturday at the Daily Journal Relays at Tupelo High School. The Warrior boys finished in second place Class 4A-6A, while the girls finished third.
INGOMAR- The South Pontotoc Cougars got a dominate start from Kirby Ross, and their bats gradually cranked up, en route to a 9-3 victory over Hickory Flat at the Ingomar Tournament last Wednesday.
SALTILLO - The Pontotoc Warriors could not put together enough offense against a tough right hander Friday night, as they fell to New Hope 4-1 at the Saltillo Spring Break Tournament despite outhitting the Trojans 7-3.