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Clinton, Mississippi, Local Sports

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Becker named Men’s South Region Runner of the Year

By Chris Webber Jan Lukas Becker, a standout member of the Mississippi College Cross Country team, has been named the 2023 Men’s South Region Runner of the Year following his victory at the 2023 South Region Cross Country Championships with a time of 29:21.3 over 9,800 meters. Defending his title from last year’s South Region…

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Mississippi College’s John Bland Steps Down

   CLINTON, Miss. — Mississippi College announced today that Head Football Coach John Bland has decided to step down from his position as the head coach of the Choctaws football team. Coach Bland, who has been at the helm of the football program for the past 10 years, has communicated his desire to pursue other opportunities.…

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Clinton Christian completes successful football season

By Danny C. Davis   Although Clinton Christian Academy fell to perennial MAIS powerhouse Tri-County Academy 46-0 in the second round of the MAIS playoffs, the Warriors had a record season. CCA finished 6-5 overall and 3-1 in their district and had a home playoff game for the first time in school history – and…

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Arrows well represented in high school football all-star games

By Danny C. Davis The Clinton High School Arrows will be well represented this year in the two Mississippi High School al-star football games held annually in December. Arrow head football coach Judd Boswell has been selected to be the head coach for the Mississippi team in the annual Mississippi-Alabama All Star Classic, to be…

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NFL Predictions for the Rest of the 2023 Season

❧ For the most part, the only thing that is predictable about the NFL is that it is unpredictable. With so many surprises each year in pro football, there is plenty to look forward to in the second half of the 2023 season.  Below are some possible outcomes in the NFL, which will shape what…

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Nunn named to EMCC Sports Hall of Fame

Special to The Clinton Courier Courtney Nunn, Clinton’s director of Parks and Recreation, was recently chosen as one of five members of East Mississippi Community College’s (EMCC) Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2023. Nunn, who played softball for EMCC from 2008 to 2010, was a two-time MACJC All-State softball pitcher for EMCC Sports Hall…

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Arrows take hard fall at Starkville in region game

By Danny C. Davis The Clinton Arrows took a very hard loss in their first Region 2-7A game of the year at Starkville. Clinton fell 60-21, giving up the most points in modern history going back to World War II era – the most since Utica defeated the Arrows 74-0 in 1944. The Arrows are…

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CCA to end regular season Oct. 20, looks to playoffs

By Danny C. Davis The Clinton Christian Academy Warriors will wrap up the regular season when they travel to nearby Raymond Friday night, October 20, to play the Central Hinds Cougars. CCA is 5-3 on the season and 3-1 in district play in the Midsouth Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) Class 4A District 2. The…

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Arrows get first win of season over Terry, 28-21

By Danny C. Davis The Clinton Arrows finally got a much-needed win at Arrow Field on September 29, with a big 28-21 victory over the ranked Terry Bulldogs. Clinton, now 1-5, will have an open date on October 6 and then begin Region 2-7A play at defending Class 6A state champion Starkville on October 13…

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