Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sure-handed Sammie awaiting an offer

Talked with Aberdeen senior WR Sammie Burroughs for a story in today’s #DJournal. He’s getting a lot of looks, but no offers as of yet. He’s one of the most sure-handed receivers in North Mississippi and Aberdeen coach Mark Bray

Posted in Football

TC hoops hires one of its own

Itawamba CC media guru Adam Gore informs us that Josh McCalmon has been named the new head men’s basketball coach at Tishomingo County High School. From an IC C release: McCalmon, a 2007 graduate of Tishomingo County, was a freshman

Posted in Basketball

McCullough named New Site coach

Former Tupelo baseball standout Wesley McCullough has been approved as the new baseball coach at New Site. McCullough, a 2007 graduate, played college baseball at Itawamba CC, helping the Indians to the 2009 state championship. Tupelo made it to the

Posted in Baseball

Updating North Pontotoc WR Marcus Green

North Pontotoc receiver Marcus Green impressed at yet another camp, running a 4.31 40-yard dash over the weekend at Mississippi State’s Big Dawg Camp. Green has an offer from Louisiana-Monroe and is steadily improving his stock toward more offers. MSU

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MSU Jamboree Schedule

Found the schedule for the Mississippi State Jamboree, set for Aug. 27 at Scott Field. 9a.m. Caledonia vs West Lowndes 11 a.m. Aberdeen vs Kosciusko 1 p.m. Louisville vs West Point 3 p.m. Noxubee County vs Northwest Rankin 5 p.m.

Posted in Sports

Video: Tupelo volleyball rebuilding

Tupelo volleyball hosted a day of work Thursday for several teams, one of them defending Class III champ Desoto Central, which is in Tupelo’s very tough division. Tupelo coach Laurie Bishop has to deal with that division while rebuilding the

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Amory girls, Saltillo boys win inaugural ICC Soccer Showcase

Adam Gore/ FULTON, MS – The Amory Lady Panthers and Saltillo Tigers won the inaugural Itawamba Community College High School Soccer Showcase held at the ICC Soccer Complex on Thursday. The Lady Panthers picked up 4-0 wins over Saltillo and Itawamba

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Jones enrolled at MSU

Former Houston defensive end Chris Jones has enrolled at Mississippi State. Jones, the Bulldogs’ prized recruit, and Oxford, Ala. defensive lineman Trent Simpson began their academic careers as second summer term classes began Wednesday. Jones, a 5-star recruit who transferred

Posted in Football

NeMiss trio shows out at MAC Game

  The North boys lost Monday night’s MAC All-Star hoops game at Mississippi College, but in the loss, one thing shined, three actually. A North Mississippi trio proved more than the fact they belonged in this group, they proved that

Posted in Basketball, Sports

Four names to watch this fall

  The Tupelo Combine has a way of making names. This year’s crop was no different. A pair of North Pontotoc receivers had solid days and could help the Vikings to a solid season, junior Greg Gambrel and senior Marcus

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Tish Co. QB grabbing attention

Tishomingo County junior QB Blake Hawkins is starting to draw some attention. The tall signal caller talks with us from Tupelo’s National Select 7-on-7 Tournament over the weekend at Ballard Park. Here is the story and some video with Hawkins.

Posted in Football

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