By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Postseason in junior college basketball can have its share of question marks. Not the case for North Division champion Itawamba Lady Indians when they open play in the MACJC State Tournament today at 1 p.m. at Copiah-Lincoln. The Lady Indians are matched against Meridian, a team they have […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal In a 12-year head coaching career at Itawamba Community College marked by post-season success, head coach Rick Collier had a first occur in 2014. The Indians missed the playoffs. With a deeper pitching rotation, and a potentially potent offense, Collier likes the chances of the 2015 Indians to […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Playing every second of every game can not be overrated. The Northeast Tigers were trailing by 14 points at one point in the second half, but played every second Monday night, escaping with a 76-74 victory over the host Itawamba Indians. “We must be the luckiest […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Northeast head coach Jody Long already has a soft spot for the 2015 edition of his softball team. The Lady Tigers and Long will have to be real road warriors right out of the dugout with their first three dates away from Booneville, including today’s season-opener at Calhoun […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Itawamba Lady Indians are in first place, and want to stay there. The Lady Indians will look to maintain their solid position atop the North Division standings today, hosting their area rival, the Northeast Lady Tigers, with the opening tip at 6 p.m. “For the most part, […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal For head coaches in charge of their first signing day, Greg Davis from Northeast and Sean Cannon from Itawamba seemed to be thinking alike. The Northeast Tigers and Itawamba Indians bagged their share of junior college signings Wednesday, with both programs going heavy with offensive linemen and defensive […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Today will be a day of firsts for Greg Davis and Sean Cannon. The head coaches at Northeast (Davis) and Itawamba (Cannon) will be going through their first national signing day as the men in charge. “There is no extra pressure,” said Davis, who was hired as the […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Andy Kirk is 3 for 3 as the head coach of the Itawamba Lady Indians softball team – three consecutive North Division championships. The Lady Indians will try to keep that batting average at 1.000 as the 2015 season is already here, with the first pitch of the […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Win and improve the league record. Simple enough, but sometimes the message can get lost in the translation. The Itawamba Community College Lady Indians kept it simple Thursday night, translating a solid 40 minutes into a 76-64 victory over Mississippi Delta in North Division play. “We […]