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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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Whittle’s record-setting high school athletic career winding down

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor IAHS’s Caleb Whittle just closed the book on the most decorated career of a wide receiver in Indian football’s program history. Whittle pulled in 122 passes for more than 2,500 yards and 28 touchdowns over the last four years, including a pair of 1,000-yard receiving seasons as a junior and […]

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Four for four: IAHS boys remain perfect on the hardwood

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor NEW ALBANY – The Itawamba AHS boys’ basketball team has started the season on a tear, managing to keep their perfect record intact through the Thanksgiving break. The Indians, already boasting early-season wins over Houlka, Hamilton and Lewisburg, held on to knock off host New Albany, 55-47, during the New […]

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McDonald signs with Blue Mountain golf

By LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Itawamba Community College sophomore Andrew McDonald signed to continue his golf career and education at Blue Mountain College Monday. “I’m real excited,” said McDonald. “Coming out of high school I probably would not have thought that I would be playing golf at the next level, but I’m thankful Coach […]

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IAHS boys hoops off to 3-0 start

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor NEW ALBANY – The Itawamba AHS Indians boys’ basketball team has started the Darryl Wilson era off on the right foot, as they are off to a 3-0 start on the young season. After picking up wins on the road at Houlka and Hamilton, the boys raced out to an […]

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IAHS soccer picking up key wins

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – The Itawamba AHS soccer squads are off to pretty good starts in the 2016-2017 season, as the boys sport a 3-2-1 record while the girls are sitting at 2-3. The boys recently picked up road wins over Tishomingo County and Mooreville on penalty kicks, after finishing regulation tied. […]

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Indians return defense, rebuilding on offense

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor The Itawamba AHS Indians just completed an 8-3 season, following a first- round class 4A playoff loss on the road to a very talented Senatobia Warrior squad. As the 2016 campaign comes to a close, eyes are already being focused on 2016. “We will lose a bunch of guys that, […]

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Senatobia ousts IAHS from playoffs

By SCOTTY NICHOLS SPORTS EDITOR SENATOBIA – The Itawamba AHS Indians’ postseason appearance was a brief one. Senatobia, led by head coach and former IAHS defensive coordinator Brooks Oakley, jumped on the Indians early, getting an 18-yard touchdown run from tailback Maurice Toney on the second play from scrimmage. It was a stalemate through the […]

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Wilson setting the bar high for IAHS hoops

By SCOTTY NICHOLS SPORTS EDITOR FULTON – “I’m expecting to win.” That was the first thing out of the mouth of new Itawamba AHS girls’ and boys’ basketball coach Darryl Wilson. “I’ve always won. Not saying that I’ve never lost, but I’ve always had the drive for success, and I expect the same thing here,” […]

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Indians roll past rival Tishomingo County on senior night

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – With a playoff spot locked up, the Itawamba AHS Indians hosted rival Tishomingo County on senior night last Friday and blew out the Braves, 31-8, to finish the regular season with an 8-2 overall record. The Indians raced out to a 24-0 lead in the first quarter on […]

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Chandler battles chronic knee injury while pursuing gridiron dreams

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor Most stories of success include a segment where the subject must overcome some sort of obstacle, in order to achieve that success. For Itawamba AHS running back Chris Chandler, or “Moo Moo” -as he’s better known by most-, he is having to overcome the same chronic obstacle. Chandler is an […]

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IAHS routed in road contest against Pontotoc

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor PONTOTOC – Last Friday night’s contest between Itawamba AHS and Pontotoc was billed to be a slugfest between two Division 1-4A heavyweights that would go down to the wire. It was anything but. The Warriors started fast and raced to a convincing 40-19 win over the visiting Indians. “We came […]

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IAHS holds off late Corinth surge for key 1-4A win

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – It started out relatively easy, then it took a gut-check for the Itawamba AHS Indians to pull out a 24-14 win over a determined Corinth Warrior squad in a huge division matchup. The Indians weren’t exactly clicking on all cylinders, but managed to get the job done in […]

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IAHS takes down Shannon in 63-51 shootout

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor SHANNON – Last Friday night, the Itawamba AHS Indians and the Shannon Red Raiders collided in an important division 1-4A matchup, and it was very apparent that both teams were hungry and motivated. Shannon had knocked off Tishomingo County a week earlier to start division play 1-0, while IAHS suffered […]

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