Area Sports

Brilla Earns Season Ending Victory Over Peachtree City

Mississippi Brilla FC narrowly missed out on a playoff spot, but put an exclamation point on the season with a 2-1 victory over Peachtree City MOBA on Sunday night in Clinton. After learning their postseason fate following some unfavorable results in other games on Saturday night, Brilla capped off an 8-2-4 season with a win in front of their…

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Brilla Closes Out Regular Season This Friday and Sunday

Don’t’ miss your last chance to see Brilla in 2018! Brilla closes out our PDL regular season this weekend at home with matches on Friday and Sunday nights. On Friday night, admission for a whole family is only $5. Both games are at Arrow Field at Clinton High School and will kick off at 7:00 PM.

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Brilla and Tormenta End Scoreless

Fresh off their division clinching victory in Birmingham on Thursday night, South Georgia Tormenta FC came to Mississippi on Saturdayhoping to maintain their hot streak and stay unbeaten. Following a three hour weather delay, the visitors were able to continue their undefeated season with a scoreless draw. The tie moves Tormenta FC to 10-0-2, while Brilla moves to…

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Playoff Push Begins Saturday at Home for Brilla

With only three games remaining in the Premier Development League season, Mississippi Brilla FC still has its focus on the 2018 postseason. However, earning a spot in the playoffs will not be an easy task over the last week of the season. The push for the playoffs will begin at home on Saturday, July 7 at…

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Brilla Takes Season Series With Hammers

Brilla’s Napo Matsoso struck first for Brilla   Three games into a four game season series, Mississippi Brilla FC and the Birmingham Hammers each had a win and also a draw in the series. Saturday’s “rubber match” in Clinton would decide the winner of the season series. Another hard fought battle between two evenly matched teams eventually…

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Big Home Game for Brilla and the Clinton Community

Saturday, June 16 will be another home match for Mississippi Brilla FC, but it won’t be just any home match. Brilla and the entire Clinton community will be in the spotlight, and we need your help to make the evening a success! A French documentary team will be in Clinton on June 16-17 preparing a worldwide prime time…

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Players Flock to Mississippi College Girls Basketball Camp

By Andy Kanengiser MC University News Coordinator Coach Lacey Kennedy makes it a habit to bring her Pearl Lady Pirates basketball team to Mississippi College’s girls hoops camp. The all-time leading scorer in MC Lady Choctaws basketball history, Lacey enjoys returning to her alma mater for the marathon of games every year. The June 7-9…

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Chavez Leads Brilla Over Memphis

Brilla’s Junior Chavez knocked in three goals against Memphis City. Photo Credit: Charles Orman Mississippi Brilla FC coach Mark McKeever made a few key adjustments to his starting lineup on Tuesday and the newcomers did not disappoint. Striker Junior Chavez earned his first start of the season, after playing sparingly through the first month of the season. Chavez…

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Brilla Evens Series with Hammers

Brilla’s Rich Bryan controls along the sideline. Photo Credit: Charles Orman The Premier Development League season has only just begun, but Mississippi Brilla FC and the Birmingham Hammers are already becoming familiar foes. Wednesday’s contest in Mississippi was the second of three matches between the two teams that will take place this week alone. Birmingham won Saturday’s…

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Morgan and Beesley tabbed MACJC First Team All-State; 3 Eagles awarded Second Team Honors

Sophomore Pitcher Caleb Morgan (Grenada) and sophomore outfielder Andrew Beesley (Natchez) were tabbed 2018 MACJC First Team All-State for their outstanding performances on the baseball diamond this season. Carson Klepzig (Olive Branch), Patrick Hodges (Terry), and Jase Dalton (Byram) all earned MACJC Second Team All-State Honors. Morgan, who was a 2017 First Team All-State selection…

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