Area Sports

MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Southwest Baptist Preview

The Mississippi College football team will head to the “Show Me State” for the first time since 1989 when they travel to Bolivar, Mo. to face Southwest Baptist University. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Plaster Stadium. In the first-ever meeting between the two schools, both teams will look to bounce back from a season-opening loss.…

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Arrows fall to Brandon, drop to 1-2 on the season

Arrows fall to Brandon, drop to 1-2 on the season By Danny C. Davis   The Clinton Arrows dropped to 1-2 on the season after falling to Brandon on September 1. Clinton fell to South Panola 24-23 in the season opener and defeated Vicksburg 35-6 on the road.   In both losses, the Arrows offense or…

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MC Football vs Clark Atlanta University

 The Mississippi College football team will open the 2017 season on Thursday night when they travel to Georgia to face Clark Atlanta University at CAU Panther Stadium. Kick-off is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. (Central Time). The Choctaws are coming off their first season of full eligibility in Division II and the Gulf South Conference in 2016, going 3-7 and…

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CCA Elementary Football

The CCA elementary football team has been hard at work preparing for their season.  This group of young Warriors, who will be the future of Clinton Christian Academy football, is made up of 4th through 6th graders who get the opportunity to grow in the fundamentals of the game while competing against larger area schools such as…

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Hinds CC head football coach Murphy steps aside; new head coach named Murphy remains as athletic director

Coach Gene Murphy, who has led the Hinds Community College Eagles in football for 33 years, is stepping down as head coach but will continue as athletic director.   “As athletic director, Coach Murphy will continue to provide leadership and support to the athletes, coaches and staff of the athletic department,” said Hinds President Dr.…

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Choctaws football optimistic about season

Choctaws football optimistic about season By Mike Christensen At first blush, there would appear to be reason for concern at Mississippi College as it heads into the 2017 football season. The dual-threat starting quarterback from last year is gone, as is the wide receiver some believed to be the best in the conference. Eight other…

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CCA Night of Champions Lift-a-Thon

Clinton Christian Academy recently held their first annual Night of Champions Lift-a-Thon fundraiser, in which the football team raised over $2,000 and increased their overall lifting numbers by 7,000 pounds since June 1, with several players making the “1,000 Pound Club.”     

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Saved by the Bell: Brilla wins Southern Conference

  By Datti Jinkiri 120 minutes of soccer were played at Clinton High School Saturday, and no one found the back of the net.  Penalty kicks were needed to settle the Southern Conference title match between Brilla and FC Miami City.  Up stepped Brilla goalkeeper Jordan Bell. Bell made two key stops, and defender Richard…

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