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By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Bats are gathering no dust, and the gloves are staying oiled currently in Mississippi junior...

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Itawamba quarterback D'Andre Bolton celebrates after he put the Indians ahead 7-3.

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Against a football team whose offense can make you look ugly, the Itawamba Community College Indians painted a compelling first victory Thursday night. With the Indians’ defense handling the triple option of the Holmes Bulldogs, ICC opened North Division play with a 19-3 victory. “I think […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – Brett Thompson made his completions count Thursday night. Northeast’s freshman quarterback completed 12 of 25 passes for 206 yards and four second-half touchdowns – including a 13-yard game-winner to LaVontis Smith in overtime – to lift the Tigers to a 25-19 victory against Northwest in their MACJC North […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Itawamba Community College Indians have been road warriors, playing two Top 10 teams away from home to open the 2014 season. After limping away from two loses, the Indians look to their friendly confines for a victory. Itawamba plays at home for the first time, and opens […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Northeast Tigers have had their eyes on the postseason long before the season began. Tonight will play a large role in reaching those goals as the Tigers their North Division schedule by hosting the Northwest Rangers tonight at 6:30 p.m. “This is probably our most important game […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – On the field, the Northeast Tigers football team was grasping an opportunity Thursday to claim a win against Hinds in the first half. But big first-half plays by the visitors were too much to overcome in a 31-12 victory. “We wanted to be competitive with Hinds, […]

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By John L. Pitts Daily Journal It was big news when Anthony Fernandez, from New Albany, scored six goals for Itawamba Community College in a soccer match on Tuesday. The story got much bigger once it attracted ESPN’s attention. Highlights from ICC’s 11-0 victory over Southwest made it to Tuesday night’s SportsCenter Top 10, coming […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The road was cruel to the Northeast Tigers football team last week in its season opener. Perhaps a little home cooking will do the trick. The Tigers will look for their first victory of the season tonight as they host Hinds at 6:30 p.m. in their home opener. […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Toward the end of practice Monday, Itawamba Indians first-year head coach Sean Cannon reminded his team that after two more days of practice, they would be playing a game. “They kind of looked around at each other with wide eyes,” Cannon said. “But we are ready to play […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Tonight’s opening kickoff of the 2014 season is fast approaching for the Northeast Community College Tigers, and there is still no quarterback. That is not exactly true, as the Tigers roster includes three quarterbacks – East Mississippi transfer Brett Thompson, and sophomores Cory Dixon from Georgia and Trace […]