Clinton, Mississippi, Local Sports

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Achilles Injury Sidelines Akers

By Datti Jinkiri Clinton native Cam Akers has been handed a setback in his preparation for his second NFL season. Akers tore his Achilles during a workout and could miss the entire 2021 season. The 2017 Clinton High School graduate was expected to carry the Rams’ rushing load and be their starting running back in…

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Gaffa FC In-Form as Playoff Matchup Awaits

Gaffa FC in-Form as Playoff Matchup Awaits In-form Gaffa FC boasts an 8-game win-streak as they will host the Gulf Coast Rangers this weekend in the 2021 Gulf Coast Premier League Eastern Conference Semi-Final matchup. Match Preview: July 20, 2021 Written By: Garrett Busby RIDGELAND, Miss – #2 seed Gaffa FC (8 – 2) will…

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Second-Half Goals Propel Brilla to Conference Semifinals

CLINTON, Miss. – USL League Two playoff soccer returned to Mississippi for the first time since 2017, and the fans did not leave disappointed. Two second-half goals helped Mississippi Brilla FC end a defeat Kings Hammer FC 3-1 and advance to the USL League Two Central Conference Semifinals. Arturo Astorga opened the scoring in the fifth…

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Hinds Eagles and Lady Eagles Release 2021 Soccer Schedule

Hinds CC Women’s Soccer Schedule Aug 13 (Fri) 6 p.m. Home Meridian Community College Raymond, MS (Tom Shepherd Field) Aug 25 (Wed) 5 p.m. Home Pearl River Community College Raymond, MS (Tom Shepherd Field) Aug 31 (Tue) 5 p.m. Home Jones College Raymond, MS (Tom Shepherd Field) Sep 3 (Fri) 5 p.m. Home Southwest Mississippi…

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USL League Two Quarterfinals Preview

By Datti Jinkiri Clinton High School will be one of the two Central Conference host sites for the opening rounds of the USL League Two Playoffs.  There will be four teams playing in Clinton. Kalamazoo FC and Corpus Christi FC will face off at 5:00 p.m., and Mississippi Brilla FC will meet Kings Hammer FC…

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Eagles Baseball Set To Host 2021 Hinds Baseball Fall Showcase

RAYMOND – The Hinds Community College baseball program is set to host the 2021 Hinds Baseball Fall Showcase on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021 at 12 p.m. at Joe G. Moss Field on the Raymond Campus of Hinds Community College. 2021 Hinds Baseball Fall Prospect Showcase Date: Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021 Registration time: 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.…

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Mississippi Brilla FC to host Kings Hammer FC in Playoffs

By Datti Jinkiri The USL League Two postseason is upon us, and Mississippi Brilla FC will be hoping to play a big part init. The league officially announced its postseason matchups today. Brilla will host Kings Hammer FC of Cincinnati in the Central Conference Quarterfinals on Friday night. Brilla clinched the Mid South Division title…

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Hinds CC Student-Athletes bring home NJCAA Academic Honors

Raymond, Miss. – NJCAA All-Academic First Team was awarded to those who maintained a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) throughout the course of the year. Below are Hinds’ NJCAA All-Academic First Team recipients. NJCAA All-Academic First Team Ava Aslam – Softball Bryce Brock – Baseball Rebekah Fields – Softball Itzel Lara Gonzalez – Women’s Tennis…

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