Amory’s Poole earns wood-bat league honors

School reports Former Itawamba Community College centerfielder Tanner Poole, from Amory, was named the Southern Collegiate Baseball League...

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 […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Playoffs? Dates on the calendar are running out quickly for the Northeast Tigers baseball team, and the time is now to make move from the bottom of the MACJC standings. But challenges abound in Mississippi junior college baseball, and the challenge for the Tigers today division co-leader the […]


By Adam Gore FULTON – Itawamba Community College sophomore guard Jayla Chills was named second-team All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association, the organization announced today. The Ripley product averaged 19.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game to help lead the Lady Indians (23-5) to their second NJCAA Region 23 championship […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Northeast Lady Tigers need wins on the softball field to maintain a precarious hold on one of the four playoff spots in the North Division. The next chance to put games in the win column is today, as the Lady Tigers travel to face the Itawamba Lady […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – After some heartbreaking losses, mostly on the road, the Itawamba Indians baseball team found their league legs at home Wednesday. Almost in need of a sweep to remain in contention in MACJC league play, the Indians (10-8, 4-6) did exactly that, edging the No. 17 nationally […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – The Itawamba Lady Indians softball team maintained their lock on second place in the North Division with a victory on Saturday. But there are a lot of moving parts to their grasp. On the field, the Lady Indians came from behind to down the fourth place […]

Northeast celebrates Trent Turner's winning run in the Tigers' 6-5 come-from-behind victory over Itawamba on Tuesday. (Michael H. Miller/NEMCC)

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – A 15-run loss probably required an industrial-size eraser to wipe from the brains of the Northeast Tigers baseball team. Whatever head coach Kent Farris did, it worked as the Tigers turned Tuesday’s Game 2 pitching duel into a show of clutch hitting, culminated by Eric Patterson’s […]

Daily Journal SALINA, Kan. – Itawamba Community College’s women dropped a 70-51 decision to NO. 18 Wabash Valley College on Monday in the opening round of the NJCAA national tournament at the Bicentennial Center. ICC (23-4) shot 28 percent from the floor, while Wabash Valley (27-6) hit 48 percent to pull away. LaNikkie McMillian, of […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – Despite scheduling challenges related to the weather, the Northeast Tigers baseball team has managed to win half its division games of the young season – all on the road. The Tigers (6-7, 2-2) get a home division doubleheader today against their rival from this corner of […]