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Clinton, Mississippi, Local Sports

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Arrow football team honored at banquet

By Danny C. Davis The 2023 Arrow football team was honored by the Arrow Touchdown Club at the annual awards banquet held recently at Anderson Hall at Mississippi College. Arrow supporter James Stringer opened the banquet in prayer. Arrow Touchdown Club president Tony Howard welcomed players, parents, and guests and recognized the Club officers and…

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Clinton hires new head football coach

Special to The Clinton Courier During a special called board meeting on Thursday, March 7, the Clinton Public School District’s (CPSD) Board of Trustees approved the recommendation to name former University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM) and Jones College coach John Carr as the new head coach of the Clinton Arrows. Carr replaces Judd Boswell who,…

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Mt. Salus basketball teams place in championships

The Mt. Salus junior varsity (JV) basketball teams recently competed in their district basketball championship. The JV boys team won their district championship game and are 23/24 District 3-AA Champions. The JV Lady Eagles placed second and are the 23/24 District 3-AA Runners Up. Several MSCS JV players were also recognized for their efforts this…

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State Games of Mississippi Athletes of Year Recognized

The State Games of Mississippi 2023 Ochsner Rush Athletes of the Year were recognized by the Mississippi State legislature and met Gov. Tate Reeves during a recent visit to the Capitol.   More than 5,000 athletes participated in the 2023 games, and these three personified the ideals of the State Games in participation, sportsmanship, special…

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Trey Alexander named 2024 “Mr. Basketball”

Special to The Clinton Courier The 2024 class of Mississippi’s “Mr. Basketball” award winners, presented by C Spire, has been announced by the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) and Mississippi Association of Coaches (MAC), and Trey Alexander, a senior at Clinton High School, has been named the 7A “Mr. Basketball.” Chosen by a state-wide…

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Former CHS infielder throws out first pitch at Arrows home opener

By Nash Nunnery A former Clinton baseball standout arrived at Arrow Field on February 13 to fulfill a dream. Former Arrows second baseman David Foster’s lifelong aspiration was realized when the 74-year-old threw out the first pitch in front of a near-capacity crowd before the 2024 diamond Arrows opened their season against Pearl. Earlier in…

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Lady Arrows fall to NWR in State Championship game

By Danny C. Davis After another stellar season, the defending state champion Clinton High School Lady Arrows soccer team fell just short to North West Rankin Lady Cougars 2-1 in the 2024 Class 7A Girls State Championship game at Ridgeland on February 17. CHS finished the season 15-5-2. Just a year ago, the Lady Arrows…

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