ICC-Northwest basketball games moved

School reports FULTON – Itawamba Community College’s upcoming home basketball games against Northwest have been moved. The women’s...

By John Davis Oxford Citizen SENATOBIA – From last place to first in the matter of two years. That is the story of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers in 2015. Led by a rugged defense, and the arm of quarterback Gardner Minshew, the No. 1 Rangers reigned supreme in the MACJC ranks, defeating Gulf […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The homecoming did not have the storybook result for Brenda Mayes, but there is plenty of time and games for heroics. The Jones County Lady Bobcats spoiled the head coaching debut for Mayes with the Northeast Lady Tigers, taking a 74-59 victory in action at the […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Community college basketball season opens the next two days for both the Northeast and Itawamba men’s and women’s teams. Northeast begins the season in grand fashion by hosting the two-day Northeast Tip-Off Classic. Play each day features three games, with today seeing a 2 p.m. meeting between the […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Eight days ago, the flavor of the weekend was vanilla. It left a bad taste in the mouth of the Itawamba Indians football team. That bad taste was an end-of-the-regular season 38-7 loss to the Gulf Coast Bulldogs. But enough wins and a little fortune gets the Indians […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Northeast Tigers are looking to begin their offseason on a high note. That means notching a victory on the last day of the Mississippi junior college regular season, with the Tigers on the road facing the Holmes Bulldogs. The game kicks off at 4 p.m. “We want […]

Daily Journal A benches-clearing brawl during a game Thursday night has knocked defending national champion East Mississippi Community college out of the state playoffs. That, in turn, has unexpectedly put Itawamba CC into the playoffs. The state’s governing body, the MACJC, decided Friday to rule EMCC ineligible after a fracas near the end of the […]

Daily Journal reports POPLARVILLE – L.J. Hawkins caught three touchdown passes and Northeast Community College held on to beat Pearl River 26-23 in an interdivisional MACJC matchup on Saturday. Hawkins, a freshman from Water Valley, finished with six catches for 77 yards as Northeast (2-6) outgained the Wildcats 341-210 in total yardage. Hawkins had two […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen SCOOBA – East Mississippi Community College may not be undefeated on the field this season, but the No. 8 Lions still reign supreme in the MACJC North Division standings. Just days after finding out their loss to Co-Lin would return via a forfeit, the Lions took down the No. 4 […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Itawamba Community College football team has played as good as any squad in the state the past two weeks. But in order to cap a strong finish, the Indians will need two more weeks of strong play. That begins tonight when Itawamba plays its final home game […]