Junior college baseball shuffles schedule plan for 2015

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Better check the various junior college baseball schedules for the 2015 season – it will be very...

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Itawamba's Brady Chambley pitches during Wednesday's game against Northeast.

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – The Northeast Tigers were able to secure a victory on Wednesday thanks to a new rule this season that extended Game 1 of a doubleheader. Northeast scored the tying run in the top of the ninth, then plated three in the tenth to down its rival […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Beating the No. 1 team in the nation is usually a good boast for the mental state of any baseball team. Now the Itawamba Indians need a North Division win. The Indians will get that opportunity today, hosting area rival the Northeast Tigers in a North […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Northeast Tigers baseball team are halfway through their 2014 North Division schedule. “We’re not playing our best, and we started out so slow,” Northeast head. coach Kent Farris said. “But the kids have started to grasp the things we want them to do to be successful.” Despite […]

School reports FULTON – The No. 19 ICC Lady Indians rallied to score four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to earn a split with rival Northeast with a 4-1 Game 2 win in Fulton. Trailing 1-0, Kory Watterson doubled to start the sixth before tying the game after scoring on back-to-back wild […]

Daily Journal Rainy weather has jumbled local sports schedules. Mississippi State, which was set to open a three-game baseball series tonight against Arkansas, will now play two games on Saturday. First pitch for Game 1 at Dudy Noble Field is set for 2 p.m. Ole Miss and Alabama meet in Tuscaloosa today, and the start […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Coaches like consistency. And Itawamba Community College Lady Indians softball coach Andy Kirk likes the current consistency of his squad. That consistency has landed the Lady Indians in first place in the North Division halfway through their league schedule. That schedule through the North starts over […]

Jones County Junior College coach Jay Ladner embraces Bryce Jones after the Bobcats beat previously unbeaten Indiana Hills (Iowa) for the NJCAA title. The Bobcats had to beat the tournament's top three seeds to take home a championship. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Travis Morisse)

How do you celebrate the first national junior college men’s basketball championship in the long, storied history of the Mississippi junior college system? Jones Junior College coach Jay Ladner, one of the best coaches 99.99 percent of the country never heard of, answered his cell phone Sunday morning and answered that question. “We’re pulled over […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – The Itawamba Indians baseball team threw a lot at Mississippi Delta on Saturday. Sometimes, there just are just not enough rocks. The Indians dropped a pair of games in their third North Division series of the season, losing Game 1 in eight innings, 6-5, and the […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The basketball season is done for the Northeast Community College Lady Tigers. That does not mean that head coach Brian Alexander is watching dust gather. Alexander is among the many junior college coaches looking toward the April 8 signing date as he and the Lady Tigers recover from […]