Area Sports

Hinds Tennis Competes at National Tournament, Finishes Ranked 23rd

The Hinds Community College men’s tennis team sent two representatives to compete in the 2018 NJCAA Division I National Tournament in Plano, Texas from May 14 to May 18. Freshmen Carlos Trujillo (Bogota, Colombia) and Mateo Garcia(Bogota, Colombia) were sent as representatives for the Hinds men’s tennis team to compete in the tournament both in the singles and…

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Brilla Continues Hot Start to Season

Fresh off a second round US Open Cup victory over the professional team from Indianapolis on Wednesday, Mississippi Brilla FC continued its winning ways on Saturday. On a warm night in central Mississippi, the home team treated over 700 fans to an entertaining match and a 2-0 victory over Memphis City FC. After playing the same…

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Clinton’s Traceway Park to Host NJCAA Softball National Championships

Sixteen Top college softball teams from all across the United States will compete in the NJCAA Softball National Championship Tournament at Clinton’s Traceway Park beginning Wednesday, May 16- Saturday, May 19. Clinton Parks and Recreation Department is in its seventh year hosting this prestigious athletic event. Metro area residents are invited to watch these athletes…

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Brilla Advances to Second Round of US Open Cup

Two old rivals met on Wednesday night in New Orleans in the First Round of the prestigious Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. The tournament began in 1914, and teams from all levels of soccer in the country earn the right to play each year. Mississippi Brilla from the PDL and the New Orleans Jesters from the NPSL…

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Lady Choctaws Storm Back for DH Sweep of Delta State

The Mississippi College softball team opened the final series of the regular season with a doubleheader sweep of rival Delta State on Saturday afternoon at University Stadium. The Lady Choctaws (28-14, 19-11 GSC) won the opening game by hanging on for a 6-5 victory, while it was the Lady Statesmen (25-23, 16-16 GSC) that jumped…

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Returning Players Set to Anchor Brilla

As the old saying goes, “Don’t fix something that isn’t broken.” After arguably the best season in their 11 years in the Premier Development League, Mississippi Brilla FC will begin the 2018 season with a core group of players that led them to the national semi-finals in 2017. “Turnover is inevitable in the PDL,” said…

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MC Softball Preview: Lane

The Mississippi College softball team will travel to Jackson, Tenn. for a mid-week, non-conference doubleheader against Lane College on Wednesday afternoon. First pitch for the twin-bill is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. The Lady Choctaws come into the game with a record of 12-10, while the Dragons are 4-7. THE SERIES MC and West Florida have…

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ECCC Football Welcomes 21 Players During National Signing Day

East Central Community College head football coach Ken Karcher announced the addition of 21 new members to the Warrior football team on National Signing Day Wednesday, Feb. 7. The newcomers are all high school seniors. “We are excited to welcome these 21 young men to our football family,” said Karcher. “Our staff did an excellent…

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