Harrelson takes over Northeast baseball job

Daily Journal Richy Harrelson was promoted Thursday to head coach for the Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball program. He...

Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – Northeast Community College baseball coach Kent Farris is leaving the diamond the become the school’s athletic director. Northeast announced on Wednesday that Farris will replace David Robbins, who will remain at the school as dean of student services. Farris leaves the Northeast baseball program as its second winningest coach with 212 […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – Brenda Mayes’ first act as the new Northeast Mississippi women’s basketball coach was to pack the house for her official introduction on Thursday afternoon. The seats in the student union meeting room were filled with friends, family, school officials and the returning members of the Northeast team. […]

Daily Journal reports BOONEVILLE – Brenda Mayes is coming back home. The former Biggersville standout, a high school coaching legend in Alabama, has been named the new women’s basketball coach at Northeast Mississippi Community College, where she played in the 1981-83 seasons. The school made the announcement on Monday afternoon. A formal introduction is scheduled […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Like most spring sports, junior college softball tap danced around wet weather during the regular season. Why should the playoffs be different? Both the Itawamba Lady Indians and Northeast Lady Tigers are scheduled to begin their MACJC first round playoff series today, with co-North Division champion ICC hosting […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Snowball. That is a word Itawamba Community College baseball coach Rick Collier used to describe his Indians right now. And the snowball is heading the wrong way. Entering last weekend in seventh place, which was good for one of the eight MACJC playoff spots, the Indians […]

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 LetsGoICC.com 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 […]