Older, wiser Pegues picks Iowa State

BY BRANDON SPECK DAILY JOURNAL Xavier Pegues admits what kept him from playing senior college football out of high school, his grades. But...

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Host a playoff game. The Itawamba Indians men’s soccer team has not been able to cross that off their to-do list since the program began in 1996 – until now. The MACJC playoffs begin today for the Indians, who will host the Jones County Bobcats beginning […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – It might be safe to say the Itawamba Indians are not fans of Butterfingers. For a nationally ranked team like the Gulf Coast Bulldogs, two ICC fumbles were like delicious candy. Two Indians gifts were just part of an impressive first half Saturday as Gulf Coast […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The triple option is a tough offense to prepare for, especially after a long season in the MACJC. The Holmes Bulldogs did just enough with its rushing attack to claim a 37-20 season-ending victory over the Northeast Tigers, who were without head coach Ricky Smither on […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Itawamba Indians men’s soccer team is going to the playoffs. It is only a matter of where the Indians fall in the post-season bracket that is to be determined. The Itawamba men will close out their regular season today, hosting Hinds in a 3 p.m. game on […]

Daily Journal MOORHEAD – Freshman quarterback Kwadra Griggs threw for a season-high 366 yards and four touchdowns to lead Itawamba Community College to a 52-48 win against Mississippi Delta on Saturday. Itawamba freshman tailback Richard McQuarley added to the offensive outburst by rushing for three scores. The Indians (4-4, 4-2 MACJC North) hold a half-game […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The Northeast Tigers had good moments, but could not put together a complete effort Thursday night, falling to the Pearl River 45-28 in non-division action. The first half of play showcased a competitive 30 minutes, with Pearl River getting on the scoreboard first following an interception, […]

Daily Journal The Northeast Tigers football squad steps out of the North Division to host Pearl River today in a 6:30 p.m. kickoff. Including Pearl River (3-4, 1-4), Northeast (2-5, 2-3) has two games left, closing out its 2014 season hosting North foe Holmes (2-5, 1-3) a week from today. The Tigers are coming off […]

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ICC running back Richard McQuarley celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown during Thursday night's game against Northeast.

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Despite the rivalry, despite the playoff implications, the first goal Thursday night for either the Itawamba Indians or the Northeast Tigers was to win. Itawamba accomplished the goal. With running back Richard McQuarley carrying a significant portion of the offensive burden, the Indians claimed a 38-19 […]

Former Aberdeen linebacker Justin Lucas leads EMCC with 34 tackles. (East Mississippi)

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Brandon Hodges and Justin Lucas made back-to-back state championship appearances together in high school as Aberdeen Bulldogs. Now the sophomores are trying to win a second consecutive NJCAA national championship at East Mississippi. The national exposure players have gotten from playing at EMCC has made for a good mix of […]