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Lady Eagles pick up crucial division win

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Writer SMITHVILLE – The Tremont Eagles and Lady Eagles traveled south, just across the Itawamba/Monroe county line, for key division 4-1A battles. The Lady Eagles managed to pull out a big win while the Eagles came up a bit short in their contest. The Lady Eagles used consistent offense and smothering […]

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Mustangs sweep Eagles in county hoops action

By SAM FARRIS Special to The Times MANTACHIE – A Friday night battle in Mantachie between the Mustangs the Tremont Eagles featured four teams on a roller coaster so far this season, all starving for a win. The ladies game proved to be the show of the night, with both teams swapping blows from start […]

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IAHS boys, Belmont girls win 3rd annual Tishowamba Tournament

By SCOTTY NICHOLS – Sports Editor and SAM FARRIS MANTACHIE – Following Belmont in 2014 then IAHS in 2015, Mantachie became the third venue to host the annual Tishowamba Bi-County basketball tournament, which features Belmont, from Tishomingo county, and IAHS, Mantachie and Tremont, from Itawamba county. On Friday night, the tournament kicked off with matchups […]

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Belmont rains on Eagles’ homecoming night

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – As the Eagles’ Nest was packed with fans during Tremont’s homecoming festivities last Friday night, the visiting Belmont Cardinals ran amok during the basketball games and cruised to a pair of easy victories. (G) Belmont 66, Tremont 23 The perennial powerhouse Lady Cardinals had their way with the […]

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Tremont boys, girls hoops off to 2-1 starts

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – Basketball is king in eastern Itawamba county, and both Tremont high school squads are off to 2-1 starts. Although both the girls’ and boys’ teams each have a disappointing loss on their resume this young season, there is plenty to be excited about. The girls kicked off the […]

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Back to the sideline: Ramey returns to Tremont hoops bench after three years as principal

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – Most people from Itawamba county associate Brady Ramey with basketball. For the past three seasons, however, he hasn’t been guiding a team from the sideline but, instead, watching teams play from the baseline as principal at Tremont high school. Just over a month ago, former Tremont head boys’ […]

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Four Itawambians play in NEMBCA all-star games

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor BOONEVILLE – The NEMFCA held their third annual all-star football contest three weeks ago. Two weeks ago, the NEMCABB organization held its 26th annual baseball all-star games. This past weekend the middle sibling in the coach-driven northeast Mississippi brotherhood, NEMBCA (Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches’ Association), held its 12th annual event […]

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Eagles squash Jumpertown, 13-0, in four innings

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – The Jumpertown Cardinals strolled into Tremont last Saturday but limped back home as the script followed the likely outcome of an actual scrap between an Eagle and a Cardinal, with Tremont on the plus side of a dominant 13-0 decision. Zack Ramey tossed a gem for the Eagles […]

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Tremont drops division contest to Thrasher

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – The Tremont Eagles baseball team looked to get into the win column last week against division 1-1A rival Thrasher but, despite a valiant effort, fell short by a score of 8-4. Tremont took an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning when Wesley Crawford led […]

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Tremont baseball, softball fall to Vardaman, Houlka

By SAM FARRIS Special to The Times TREMONT – There is no doubt that basketball reigns supreme East of the Tenn-Tom and across Bull Mountain Creek in Tremont, but the baseball and softball clubs are trying to build a sturdy program in an area swarming with exceptional ball clubs. In any building season, there will […]

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Eagles fall to Shannon

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – Last Tuesday night, the Tremont Eagles baseball team found themselves on the wrong end of a 15-2 decision at home against the class 4A Shannon Red Raiders. The Eagles couldn’t manage to string together hits on offense and were plagued by errors on defense. Tremont trailed 8-0 when […]

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Eagles drop two games to rival Vina, Ala.

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TREMONT – The Tremont Eagles tried to improve their 0-2 start on the season during a home doubleheader with the Vina Red Devils last Saturday, but were unable to break into the win column. Vina, Alabama 17, Tremont 2 (Game 1) Tremont put themselves behind the 8-ball early, as they […]

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Eagles overpowered by defending 1A champion

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor SHAW – The Tremont Eagles drew the task of taking on defending 1A state champion Shaw in the first round of the class 1A playoffs and simply couldn’t keep up with the Hawks’ offensive assault, falling 92-61 on the road. Shaw started fast, jumping out to a 29-10 lead after […]

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Eagles, Lady Eagles get wins to advance to 1A state playoffs

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor HOULKA – The Tremont basketball teams headed into the division 4-1A tournament at Houlka last week hungry to advance to the state playoffs, and each satisfied their appetite. Each team won their first-round matchups, which secured a berth in the playoffs but couldn’t finish better than a fourth-seed after falling […]

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