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Defending champion Cougars start 2-0

By Jonathan Wise South Pontotoc’s defending 3A state champion archery squad now sits at 2-0 on the season after a win over Pontotoc last Thursday. The Cougars totaled 3,261 points to take the match. Hayden Franklin led the team by shooting a 288, and Grace Williams was the top girl with a score of 271. […]

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South rally falls just short

BY Jonathan Wise, Sports Edtior HOUSTON- The South Pontotoc Lady Cougars found themselves down by six runs late in the game Friday, but responded with a scrappy comeback that fell just short in a 8-7 loss to the Houston Lady Hilltoppers. South held a 2-1 advantage after plating a pair of runs in the 2nd […]

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Vikings sweep Hatley to open Division 4-3A play

By Will Ruff ECRU- Jake Reeder tossed a complete game shutout last Thursday night, leading North Pontotoc to a 14-0 win over Hatley to start division play. Reeder allowed just three hits and struck out five. Tanner Turk had three hits, including a triple, with three runs scored, and Ethan Dyer recorded 4 RBI to […]

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PHS lifters claim 4A North Half crown

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Writer The Pontotoc Warrior powerlifting team continued their run of dominance last Friday at the 4A North Half championships. In past years the Warriors have fought it out to the wire with their strong 4A North powerlifting rivals, this time around PHS blew away any serious competition, taking the title with […]

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Lady Warriors pick up rivalry win over North

By Will Ruff, Sports Writer ECRU – The Pontotoc Lady Warriors defeated the North Pontotoc Lady Vikings 8-2 on Thursday night. Pontotoc took advantage of North miscues in the field and used timely hitting and pitching to beat their in county rival, scoring three runs in the first, three in the fourth and adding two […]

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Go on story walk, get a free book!

Did you ever wonder about the true story of the three little pigs? Well if you have an inquiring mind Pontotoc is the place to be to find out. The downtown shopping district features a page from this children’s book. To read the story in order, you must begin at the library and get a […]

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Vikings take down New Albany in rout

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Writer PONTOTOC- North Pontotoc’s offense gradually cranked up on Saturday at the Pontotoc Tournament, as the Vikings handily beat New Albany 12-2 in five innings. Each team plated a run in the 1st inning, with the Vikings tying on the game when Ethan Dyer singled to drive in Clark Mills, before […]

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Warriors start season 4-1

By Jonathan Wise The Pontotoc Warriors opened the 2017 season 4-0 before falling in a tight 4-2 game to the defending Class 2A state champion East Union in the finale of the Pontotoc Tournament on Saturday. On opening weekend the Warriors defeated Deshler (AL) 4-1 and Cherokee 9-0 at the Belmont Classic. Earlier last week […]

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Lady Warriors split with Smithville, Nettleton

By Will Ruff, Sports Writer and Melissa Meador, Monroe Journal PONTOTOC – The Pontotoc Lady Warriors (4-2) softball team was down by as many as six runs during Friday night’s contest, but a 7th inning rally got them to within two runs of the lead before Smithville closed it for a 10-8 win. “We were […]

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Pontotoc tennis defeats Mooreville, Saltillo, Itawamba

The Pontotoc Warriors continued a strong start to the season with a 3-0 week that included wins over Mooreville, Saltillo and Itawamba AHS. Last Tuesday PHS defeated Mooreville 5-2. Wins were Blake Gregory in the boys singles spot with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Clint Robinson, Jaslyn Hopkins with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Haley […]

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Butler leads Cougars past Trojans on the road

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Writer South Pontotoc pitcher Dayton Butler flustered the Bruce hitters all night on Friday, as the Cougars defeated the Trojans 2-1 on the road behind a strong performance from the senior right hander. Butler’s final stat line tallied an impressive 1 hit allowed in 6 innings of work and 12 strikeouts. […]

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Viking powerlifters take 3A North Half championship

By Jonathan Wise, Sports Writer KOSSUTH- The North Pontotoc powerlifting team is the best 3A squad in North Mississippi. The Vikings left Kossuth High School as champions for the second time in roughly a month last Friday, captured the Class 3A North Half powerlifting championship. All eight lifters that competed at the meet medaled in […]

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