Fulton, Miss. – Six Itawamba Community College football players have earned postseason honors with three named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Region 23 Team and all six earning Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-Conference ho…
OXFORD- After a fast start, the Pontotoc girls maintained a lead throughout the game and held off an attempted late rally from Pine Grove in a 72-51 victory last Tuesday at the Oxford Charger Challenge.
PINE GROVE– The North Pontotoc Lady Vikings (7-1) struggled to get anything going offensively and fell to 3-time defending Class 1A state champion Pine Grove 50-34 on Friday, November 22 to drop their first game of the season. The Lady Panthers pressured North defensively the entire game, an…
The South Pontotoc boys soccer team has had an impressive first month of the 2019-20 campaign. After only posting a 2-11 record last year, the Cougars, under first-year head coach Chris Vineyard, started the season 5-0, picking up wins over Vardaman, Nettleton (twice), Booneville and Winona.
PINE GROVE – North Pontotoc has had its share of close losses so far this season, with three of their four defeats coming by two points or less. The Vikings struggled late and lost to Pine Grove 86-85 on Friday, November 22. Mistakes late in the game plagued North, and they struggled to defe…
PONTOTOC- The Pontotoc Warriors topped North Pontotoc 6-0 at home on Thursday night in rivalry soccer action. With the win PHS climbed back above .500 on the year as they prepared to finish out their pre-Thanksgiving schedule over the weekend.
OXFORD- Pontotoc's basketball teams split a road trip to Lafayette last Tuesday. The Lady Warriors fell in a tightly contested matchup that featured two of the area's top girls teams, while the Warriors grabbed a key 20-point road win.
WHEELER– Wheeler found their stroke from behind the arc in the second half, and the North Pontotoc Vikings struggled to keep up in 78-61 road loss to the Eagles last Tuesday. Jordan Meaders had 17 points, and Ty Roberson scored 16 points for the Vikings.
WHEELER– The North Pontotoc Lady Vikings went on the road last Tuesday and defeated Wheeler 48-43. Shemiah Hadley led North in scoring with a game-high 17 points. Macey Thomas scored 15 points, all from behind the 3-point arc, and Maddie Guerin finished with 8 points for the Lady Vikings.
PONTOTOC– The Pontotoc Lady Warriors rolled past Center Hill 74-29 last Tuesday. Samya Brooks led Pontotoc in scoring with a game-high 20 points. Dandy Dozen standout DeeDee Shepard was in attendance on the bench but not playing while still recovering from a health scare the weekend before a…
NEW ALBANY - The New Albany and Pontotoc soccer teams engaged in two tightly contested matches on Thursday in 4A non-division soccer, as New Albany won the boys match 2-1 while taking the girls contest by a 1-0 final.
SPRINGVILLE- The South Pontotoc Cougars soccer team picked up a thrilling win over Booneville on Thursday in a penalty kick shootout. It was the squad's second shootout win in three days and part of 3-0 week overall, as the South boys have gotten off to good start in the 2019-20 season.
SPRINGVILLE- The North Pontotoc Lady Vikings made key plays in the second half to grind out a 51-45 road win over county rival South Pontotoc last Thursday.
LOUISVILLE- The defending 4A state champion Louisville Wildcats showed why they are a top contender to return to the title game once again in a 52-0 rout of Pontotoc on Friday, ending the Warriors' season in the second round of the 4A playoffs.
HOLLISTER, Mo. - The Blue Mountain College men's golf team placed third in their first appearance at the College of the Ozarks Tournament last month, shooting 328-304-632 over the two days of competition on October 14 and 15.
ENTERPRISE – West Union hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to defeat North Pontotoc 74-73 last Tuesday. The Vikings saw an 18-point lead get erased after missing 16 of 24 free throws and getting out scored 33-22 down the stretch in the fourth quarter.
ENTERPRISE– The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars fell to West Union 54-42 last Thursday on the road to drop their first game of the season. Poor ball handling plagued the Lady Cougars' offense, as the Lady Eagles took advantage of South’s mistakes and led for most of the game.
PONTOTOC- The Pontotoc Lady Warriors had little trouble with the visiting Lady Bulldogs from Aberdeen, taking a decisive 71-17 win Saturday night at the Bank of Pontotoc Classic.
PONTOTOC- Pontotoc overcame a rough start to advance in the opening round of the 4A playoffs over rival North Pontotoc on Friday. After falling behind by two touchdowns in the first quarter, the Warriors finished the game with 20 unanswered points to win 20-14 over the Vikings.
The Pontotoc boys cross country team finished the season as state runner-up for the second row in a year at last Wednesday's MHSAA Cross Country Championships in Clinton. The girls finished 7th in the state.
ENTERPRISE– The North Pontotoc Lady Vikings won their season opener by defeating West Union 56-46 on the road last Tuesday. Maddie Guerin led North Pontotoc in scoring with a game-high 21 points.
North Pontotoc standout Cadie Beth Gates inks with the Northeast Mississippi Community College softball program on Friday, November 1. Offering support are parents Michael and Christy Gates, sisters Chandler Gates and Bella Gates, and North Pontotoc softball coaches CeeCee Austin (head coach…
Pontotoc girls basketball standout DeeDee Shephard has verbally committed to play college hoops at Charleston Southern University, the senior guard announced last Wednesday.
TUPELO– The Lady Warriors appeared to be in mid-season form on Saturday when they knocked off Center Hill 65-32 to open the season at the annual Hound Dog Classic. Pontotoc had three players in double digits, with most of their points coming in the first half. Dee Dee Shephard led the team w…
Seeded third nationally, the MUW (Mississippi University for Women) Owls women's soccer team will make its first appearance in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Division I Soccer Championship Tournament at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex in Virginia Beach, Virginia (Thu…
FULTON, Miss. - Itawamba Community College has received the 2019 John C. and Earnestine McCall Halbrook Improvement Award from the Mississippi Association of Colleges.
TUPELO– The New Site Royals (2-0) came out of the locker room on a mission, and before Pontotoc (0-1) could get anything going offensively it was too little too late, as Warriors dropped their season opener 66-45 at the Annual Hound Dog Classic.
MOOREVILLE -The South Pontotoc Cougars (1-10) finished out their season on the road Friday night, falling to the Mooreville Troopers 42-21. Mooreville scored 28 unsanwered points over the second and third quarters to open up what was a close game early on.
PONTOTOC- Pontotoc showed the grit that has characterized the turnaround to their season in their regular season finale against Shannon on Friday. The Warriors made key plays at critical times to pick up a hard fought 17-14 victory over the Red Raiders
SPRINGVILLE - The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars had little trouble on Saturday with visiting Tremont, as they rolled 50-6 over the Lady Eagles.
ECRU– The North Pontotoc Vikings (7-4) lost to the Corinth Warriors (9-1) 40-7 last week in their final regular season game of 2019. The Vikings finished third in Region 1-4A and will hit the road to face Pontotoc in the first round of the playoffs this Friday night.
The Pontotoc 7th/8th grade cross country teams competed in the Middle School Championship at Choctaw Trails in Clinton last Wednesday. The girls finished 4th overall and 2nd in 4A. The boys finished 8th overall and 4th in 4A. The Warriors competed in a division that included 4A and 5A schools.
The Pontotoc cross country teams competed in the Region 2-4A Championship Thursday at Cherry Creek Orchards. The boys came away with the region championship while the girls finished 3rd.
FULTON– The Pontotoc Warriors (4-5, 3-1) came into last Thursday's matchup riding a three-game winning streak in division play and four-game streak overall, but Pontotoc quickly saw why Itawamba AHS (10-0, 4-0) was undefeated and considered a favorite to win 4A North. Ike Chandler rushed for…
RAYMOND - Itawamba Community College’s women’s soccer program defeated Pearl River Community College 2-0 on Monday to advance to the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) Finals for the first time. Both goals of the Lady Indians' goals in the historic win were scor…
BLUE MOUNTAIN- North Pontotoc cross country had a solid day at the Region 1-4A Championship meet at Blue Mountain College on Thursday, with the girls finishing third and the boys fifth.
ABERDEEN- North Pontotoc got off to a slow start on the road but dominated the second half in a 37-6 win over Aberdeen on Thursday night. The Norsemen sounded the battle horn and exploded for 27 points after halftime.