Lady Indians reach 6-0 in division play

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Win and improve the league record. Simple enough, but sometimes the message can get...

Daily Journal reports BOONEVILLE – Northeast Mississippi Community College is looking for a new head football coach. The school announced on Monday that Ricky Smither, who recently completed his seventh season as the Tigers’ head coach, was relieved of his duties. “We believe this decision is in the best interest of our student-athletes, our football […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Two defending champions on the same basketball court. Salty stuff in November for Mississippi junior college ball. Defending national champion Jones County took Itawamba’s best shot Thursday and left the Davis Event Center with an 80-76 victory over the defending state champs. “This game was a […]

BY BRANDON SPECK DAILY JOURNAL Xavier Pegues admits what kept him from playing senior college football out of high school, his grades. But after two years at Itawamba CC, Pegues has turned a stumbling block into an even bigger opportunity than he was getting after his senior season at Oxford High. The 6-foot-3, 285-pound defensive […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Host a playoff game. The Itawamba Indians men’s soccer team has not been able to cross that off their to-do list since the program began in 1996 – until now. The MACJC playoffs begin today for the Indians, who will host the Jones County Bobcats beginning […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – It might be safe to say the Itawamba Indians are not fans of Butterfingers. For a nationally ranked team like the Gulf Coast Bulldogs, two ICC fumbles were like delicious candy. Two Indians gifts were just part of an impressive first half Saturday as Gulf Coast […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The triple option is a tough offense to prepare for, especially after a long season in the MACJC. The Holmes Bulldogs did just enough with its rushing attack to claim a 37-20 season-ending victory over the Northeast Tigers, who were without head coach Ricky Smither on […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Itawamba Indians men’s soccer team is going to the playoffs. It is only a matter of where the Indians fall in the post-season bracket that is to be determined. The Itawamba men will close out their regular season today, hosting Hinds in a 3 p.m. game on […]

Daily Journal MOORHEAD – Freshman quarterback Kwadra Griggs threw for a season-high 366 yards and four touchdowns to lead Itawamba Community College to a 52-48 win against Mississippi Delta on Saturday. Itawamba freshman tailback Richard McQuarley added to the offensive outburst by rushing for three scores. The Indians (4-4, 4-2 MACJC North) hold a half-game […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The Northeast Tigers had good moments, but could not put together a complete effort Thursday night, falling to the Pearl River 45-28 in non-division action. The first half of play showcased a competitive 30 minutes, with Pearl River getting on the scoreboard first following an interception, […]