No. 1 Lions devour Tigers

School reports SCOOBA – Top-ranked East Mississippi Community College overwhelmed another MACJC opponent on Thursday night, beating...

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 […]

School reports BOONEVILLE – One of the most entertaining athletes in NFL history will be on the sidelines for Northeast Mississippi Community College this fall. Joe Horn, who rose to prominence as a four-time Pro Bowler for the New Orleans Saints, has joined the Tigers’ staff as wide receivers coach. “I grew up watching Joe […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal There are two weeks until the start of the MACJC football season. And first-year head coach Sean Cannon of the Itawamba Community College Indians is beginning to get a look at his complete squad of players as the clock ticks toward the opening kickoff. “The biggest thing in […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Better check the various junior college baseball schedules for the 2015 season – it will be very different. With the announcement last week that Meridian was leaving its independent status and rejoining the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, there are now an odd number of schools […]

Sean Cannon spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach at ICC. (Brittney Steele/

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal FULTON – Sean Cannon was introduced as Itawamba Community College’s new head football coach on Tuesday. ICC athletic director Carrie Ball-Williamson took a different perspective on the promotion of the Indians’ defensive coordinator, who’s a Calhoun City native. “I’ll call him our next coach, because he’s not new,” she […]

Daily Journal Itawamba Community College head football coach Jon Williams has resigned to join the staff at Southern Miss. The move was first reported by Pete Roussel of and was confirmed Monday afternoon by ICC officials. Williams will join Todd Monken’s staff as an assistant head coach and director of player personel – a […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The Northeast Tigers allowed too many crooked numbers on the scoreboard Thursday in a 14-4 loss to No. 1 Jones County in the opener of the MACJC State Tournament. “We got off to a great start in the game, but the crooked numbers have killed us […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The Northeast Tigers baseball team won its first-round playoff series. That earned the Tigers a game with No. 1. The MACJC State Tournament gets underway today with Northeast as the host. The Tigers’ first pitch is at 4 p.m. against the nation’s top-ranked NJCAA team, the […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – Northeast first baseman Easton Hall knew he had hit the ball hard in the bottom of the eighth inning Saturday but was still surprised at the result. Home run! The former New Albany standout lined a three-run home run off the top of the right-field wall […]