Daily Journal FULTON – Ole Miss redshirt pitcher Blake Bennett is transferring to Itawamba Community College for the 2016 baseball season. Bennett, a right-hander from Memphis University School, was named to the All-Region and All-Metro teams as a senior. He earned a spot in the State Farm Public vs. Private All-Star game after going 7-3 […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Like many with an interest in good Mississippi high school baseball, Richy Harrelson was in Pearl last week watching MHSAA state championship action. And taking notes. Harrelson has been busy watching, taking notes, and just generally getting adjusted to his new role as the head coach of the […]

Daily Journal Richy Harrelson was promoted Thursday to head coach for the Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball program. He replaces Kent Farris, who was named Northeast’s new athletic director on Wednesday. “I’m very humbled and honored,” Harrelson said. “Northeast is a great place to be and I can’t wait to get started.” Harrelson, a former […]

Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – Northeast Community College baseball coach Kent Farris is leaving the diamond the become the school’s athletic director. Northeast announced on Wednesday that Farris will replace David Robbins, who will remain at the school as dean of student services. Farris leaves the Northeast baseball program as its second winningest coach with 212 […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – Brenda Mayes’ first act as the new Northeast Mississippi women’s basketball coach was to pack the house for her official introduction on Thursday afternoon. The seats in the student union meeting room were filled with friends, family, school officials and the returning members of the Northeast team. […]

Daily Journal reports BOONEVILLE – Brenda Mayes is coming back home. The former Biggersville standout, a high school coaching legend in Alabama, has been named the new women’s basketball coach at Northeast Mississippi Community College, where she played in the 1981-83 seasons. The school made the announcement on Monday afternoon. A formal introduction is scheduled […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Like most spring sports, junior college softball tap danced around wet weather during the regular season. Why should the playoffs be different? Both the Itawamba Lady Indians and Northeast Lady Tigers are scheduled to begin their MACJC first round playoff series today, with co-North Division champion ICC hosting […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Snowball. That is a word Itawamba Community College baseball coach Rick Collier used to describe his Indians right now. And the snowball is heading the wrong way. Entering last weekend in seventh place, which was good for one of the eight MACJC playoff spots, the Indians […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The community colleges in this corner of the state certainly like to be competitive in basketball. It’s a high standard. The recently completed seasons saw the Northeast men and Itawamba women clear that high bar, at least the second level of post-season play, All-American players, and now some […]