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49ers fall short to Red Sox in American Legion State Championship

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor TUPELO – The Tupelo 49ers American Legion 19U baseball team, which features four former Itawamba AHS Indians and one current, saw its 2016 season come to an end with a state championship loss to the Pontotoc Red Sox — whom the 49ers defeated to win the 2015 state championship. The […]

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Fulton 12U Dizzy Dean Stars win thriller, can’t bounce back

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor COLUMBUS – The Fulton 12U Dizzy Dean All-Stars won a nail-biter in their opening game of the state tournament on Thursday night against West Point. Unfortunately, they weren’t able to rebound from the high-emotion game and fell in their next two contests to be eliminated from the tournament. Trailing 9-7 […]

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Fulton 10U Dizzy Dean Stars fight in state tournament

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor RIPLEY – The Fulton 10U All-Stars traveled to Ripley for their Dizzy Dean State Tournament and, although they fought tremendously, came up short in the win column for the weekend. The Indians drew a bye in the first round, then faced Southaven, who defeated Houston earlier in the day, on […]

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Fulton 8U Dizzy Dean Stars pull out two wins at state tourney

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor SALTILLO – The 8U Fulton Dizzy Dean All-Stars found themselves behind the eight ball after dropping a closely-contested game against Bruce in the opening round, but managed to battle back and earn a couple of wins in the blistering heat on Friday and Saturday before bowing out. The Indians were […]

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Mantachie, IAHS fall in first and second rounds at NEMCABB tourney

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor NEW ALBANY – It was a hot and muggy week in New Albany during the annual Northeast Mississippi Coaches’ Association for Better Baseball (NEMCABB) tournament, but the competition on the diamond was even hotter. Itawamba County teams Itawamba AHS and Mantachie laced up the cleats, following pool play at regional […]

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IAHS nucleus helping spark 49ers

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor COLUMBIA, TN – The 19U Tupelo 49ers finished 2-2 in the Columbia, Tennessee American Legion tournament this weekend, but the squad has been rolling right along this summer. The 49ers have been rolling thanks, in large part, to five Itawamba AHS products. Pitcher, and ICC-signee, Klay Houston picked up just […]

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Indians knock off Tupelo in first round of NEMCABB tourney

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor NEW ALBANY – During the summer baseball slate for the past couple of months, Itawamba AHS and Tupelo have been extremely even, as far as head-to-head matchups are concerned. On Monday in the first round of the annual Northeast Mississippi Coaches’ Association for Better Baseball (NEMCABB) tournament in New Albany, […]

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IAHS baseball hosts inaugral Maikhail Miller Memorial Alumni Game

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – It was extremely hot last Saturday, but there was no place the folks who showed up at Fulton City Park would’ve rather been than there to sweat bullets and honor a former IAHS athletic standout and dear friend. Friends, family and former teammates gathered in 100-degree heat, in […]

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IAHS has success in Brian Dozier wooden bat tourney

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – For the past few years, several competitive teams from around northeast Mississippi gather at Fulton City Park for a week-long baseball tournament. The tournament bears the name of Minnesota Twins All-Star second baseman, and former Itawamba AHS and University of Southern Mississippi standout Brian Dozier, who annually supplies […]

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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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IAHS, Mantachie each sport duos in annual NEMCABB All-Star contests

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor CORINTH – After 25 editions of the NEMCABB (Northeast Mississippi Coaches’ Association for Better Baseball) All-Star contests being played at Jesse Bynum Field at the Crossroads Park in Corinth, the 2016 games brought on some new scenery. The 26th installment of the annual classic was held at the brand-new, artificial […]

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IAHS well-represented in fourth annual NEMFCA game

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor BOONEVILLE – The fourth annual edition of the Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches’ Association (NEMFCA) All-Star game, held on the campus of Northeast Community College in Booneville, featured five individuals who donned the black and gold of Itawamba Agricultural High School last fall. Former IAHS linebacker Brandon Gates and former IAHS […]

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IAHS looks sharp in spring football game

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor HAMILTON, ALA. – The Itawamba AHS Indians hit the road last Friday night for their spring football game against the Hamilton Aggies, and picked up a convincing 43-15 victory in the three-quarter scrimmage. The Indians got rolling quickly, as their first offensive drive was capped off with a nice 16-yard […]

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Darryl Wilson officially introduced as IAHS hoops’ coach

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – Former Mississippi State standout guard Darryl Wilson, who led the Bulldogs to their only NCAA Final Four appearance in school history in 1996, has had one desire since his playing days concluded just over seven years ago. Last Thursday, Itawamba AHS officially introduced Wilson as their next girls’ […]

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