One person who I always admired as a squirrel hunter was my Grandfather Cummins. He had excellent eyesight and was a crack-shot with a .22 rifle. I remember him talking about hunting the Big Black River swamp in Montgomery County and talking about how many squirrels he harvested. Of course, …
South Pontotoc tennis standouts Maddy Angle and Addi Smith, who together won the Class 3A girls doubles state championship last season, have both signed to continue their playing careers at Itawamba Community College.
ECRU– North Pontotoc scored six goals in the first half and dominated Tishomingo County from the start to win 7-0 last Monday. Gavin Dyer led the Vikings with three goals. Sam Franco scored two goals, and Luis Guerrero and Erick Gonzalez scored a goal each.
BELDEN- The Pontotoc Lady Cougars (14-6) played consistently enough on both ends of the floor to win a hard-fought road game 35-33 over Tupelo Christian Prep (TCPS) last Tuesday.
ECRU– North Pontotoc picked up a division win last Monday night when they defeated Tishomingo County 4-1. Liz Tovar led the Lady Vikings with two goals. Brianna Mathis scored a goal, and Hope Culpepper scored as well.
PONTOTOC- The Pontotoc Lady Warriors (15-3) started to pull away from visiting Itawamba AHS midway through the opening quarter on Friday night and never looked back, cruising to a 67-48 victory.
SPRINGVILLE– The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars picked up a key division win by defeating Shannon 52-46 last Friday night. Rebekah Pilcher led the Lady Cougars with 21 points. The sophomore went 14 of 16 from the free throw line, and nine of them came with under a minute to go in the fourth quarter.
ECRU- A short-handed North Pontotoc girls team battled hard at home against West Union on Friday, but ultimately the Lady Vikings could not find enough offense in a 40-34 loss.
PONTOTOC- The Pontotoc Rotary Club put on another highly successful Tangle on the Trail basketball shootout on Saturday at Pontotoc High School.
SPRINGVILLE– The South Pontotoc Cougars dropped a tough division matchup last Friday night, losing 70-45 to the Shannon Red Raiders. Stroud Mills led the Cougars with 16 points. Alex Collins scored 12 points, Jayden Hooker scored 8 points and Will Reeves added 7 points for South Pontotoc.
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ECRU– The North Pontotoc Lady Vikings lost to Tishomingo County 58-42 last Tuesday in Division 1-4A play. The Lady Vikings turned in a strong second half, outscoring the Lady Braves in the third quarter, but they struggled to keep Tishomingo County off the line. The Lady Braves closed out th…
MOOREVILLE- Pontotoc had to battle to knock off a scrappy Mooreville team on the road last Tuesday night. The Warriors came back from a double-digit deficit in the second half to defeat the Troopers 78-69.
ECRU– North Pontotoc defeated Tishomingo County 66-56 last Tuesday at home, picking up their first division win of the season. Ty Roberson led the Vikings in scoring with 13 points.
CORINTH- The Corinth Lady Warriors grabbed the lead for the final time in the last 60 seconds and held on for a extremely hard fought 37-32 Division 1-4A victory over North Pontotoc on Friday.
PONTOTOC– The Pontotoc Warriors dominated the game on both ends of the court against South Pontotoc last Tuesday, leading to an 80-47 win over the Cougars. Rock Robinson scored 15 points for the Warriors in the blowout win.
PONTOTOC– The Pontotoc Lady Warriors defeated South Pontotoc 63-34 last Tuesday in the first matchup for the two programs as division rivals. Pontotoc (10-1) used an early 22-2 run to stretch out the game and never looked back. Samya Brooks scored a game-high 17 points for the Lady Warriors.
STONEVILLE, Miss. -- Wildlife Mississippi applauds the Senate’s confirmation of Aurelia Skipwith as Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). President Donald J. Trump nominated Skipwith for the Administration post in July.
Fulton, Miss. – Ten Itawamba Community College soccer players have earned postseason honors with four named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Region 23 Teams, six earning Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-Conference honors, and…
SPRINGVILLE- The Pontotoc Warriors won their four straight game on Thursday in a 7-0 shutout of South Pontotoc on the road. The matchup marked the first game between the two schools on the pitch as division rivals, as both are in Region 2-4A this year.
RIPLEY– North Pontotoc boys soccer opened division play with a 5-0 loss to the Ripley Tigers last Tuesday. The Vikings struggled to create scoring opportunities, as Ripley controlled possession most of the night. North managed only two shots on goal for the game.
ECRU- South Pontotoc's girls went on the road to pick up a 49-35 win over North Pontotoc last Tuesday, splitting the regular season series with their county rivals. North had notched a road victory of its own in the teams' matchup back on November 14.
RIPLEY– North Pontotoc's girls soccer team picked up its first division win of the season and their second win overall when they defeated the Ripley Lady Tigers 9-2 last Tuesday. Naomy Camposeco had a hat trick for the Lady Vikings.
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…