ICC resumes division play tonight

By David Wheeler Daily Journal Head coach Nanci Gray suggests that the 2016-17 Itawamba Lady Indians are still “a work in progress.”...

By David Wheeler Daily Journal Tiger Power is about to run full force into the basketball teeth of the MACJC North Division. The 2017 North schedule for the Northeast Tigers, the defending Region 23 champions, begins in earnest today at Northwest, with the men’s game tipping at 7 p.m. “The formula in this league never […]

Daily Journal The Itawamba men’s and women’s basketball teams concluded their pre-Christmas schedule Saturday with a pair of losses to Motlow State. The Itawamba (5-4) women lost to No. 24 Motlow 65-61. Jabria Pounds from Nettleton led the Lady Indians in scoring at 16 points, with Marlee Hatcher from Pontotoc adding 12, and Constance Dunn […]

Daily Journal FULTON – Itawamba Community College will offer an afternoon of free basketball on Saturday to celebrate “Fan Appreciation Day.” ICC plays Motlow State, with the women’s tipoff at 2 p.m. and the men’s game to follow. “We are extremely thankful for the support our fans show all of our student-athletes and we want […]

By David Wheeler Daily Journal So far, the 2016-17 basketball seasons for the Itawamba and Northeast basketball teams have been about answering questions, and learning to play together. And no North Division games in the MACJC – until today. Both schools play their lone division game of the season this side of Christmas today – […]

By David Wheeler Daily Journal The championship game of the MACJC was played Saturday, and the East Mississippi Lions are the State Champions. But what now for the state’s junior college football teams, like the Northeast Tigers and the Itawamba Indians? “We need to reload,” said head coach Greg Davis, whose Northeast squad was a […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen SCOOBA – After 30 minutes of Saturday’s MACJC title game, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers had the East Mississippi Lions right where they wanted them. The No. 4 Rangers were ahead 27-24, and coach Benjy Parker was pleased with how his defense and offense were operating. The good feeling […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal A year ago, Saltillo’s Drake McCarter was playing on a winless high school football team. Now, he’s kicking and punting for the defending junior college national champions. McCarter and his Northwest Mississippi CC teammates will play for the state championship on Saturday at East Mississippi. “We’re ready to go […]

By David Wheeler Daily Journal Back in March, the level of excitement around the Northeast Tigers basketball program was at an all-time high. Celebration of a Region 23 tournament championship, and qualifying for the NJCAA national tournament. Plus, all five starters were freshmen. Now the 2016-17 season is at hand. Only three starters return, but […]

By David Wheeler Daily Journal Itawamba Community College’s basketball teams will be real road warriors in November, with six of their first seven games away from Fulton. The Lady Indians opened with a pair of road wins last week. “You grow up on the road anyway,” said Lady Indians coach Nanci Gray. “And it’s going […]