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Clinton, Mississippi, Local Sports

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Choctaw soccer standouts named among GSC Players of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Gulf South Conference named its men’s and women’s soccer players of the week today, and two Mississippi College athletes earned recognition. Julia Murdoch was named Defender of the Week for the women, while Josh Davies was named Defender of the Week for the men. Murdoch scored the game-winning goal in overtime…

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Nixon rising up junior college punting charts

By Datti Jinkiri 2021 Clinton High graduate Price Nixon is already making a case for being one of the top junior college punters in the state. The freshman earned the starting job for Itawamba Community College in his first season and has steadily climbed up the NJCAA charts. Nixon has punted 46 times for 1,671…

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Mason continues to perform for NWCC

By Datti Jinkiri 2020 Clinton High School graduate E. Jai Mason continues to be a prominent part of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s passing offense. The wide receiver tallied a season-high in catches and yards in the Rangers’ homecoming win against Itawamba last week. Mason caught eight passes for 85 yards in the game, leading the…

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CAST State Meet Results

The Clinton Arrow Swim Team finished their season Friday, October 22, 2021 at the Tupelo Aquatic Center. Athletes from across the state competed in semifinals and finals for placement in the top 8 swimmers per event. Coach Marcy Rushing said, “Qualifying 15 Clinton swimmers for this state meet was fantastic! Our women’s team is very…

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Choctaws earn top-three team finishes at the GSC Championships

The Mississippi College Cross Country teams competed at the Gulf South Conference Championships in Clinton today. The women took home second overall, while the men finished in third. On top of that, eight members of the Choctaws’ cross country teams earned individual All-GSC honors. To read the full women’s release on the MC Athletics website,…

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Choctaws pick up another GSC road win

By Datti Jinkiri The Eastern Time Zone has been kind to the Mississippi College football team this season. The Choctaws moved to 3-3 overall and 2-2 in GSC play after defeating Shorter 20-7 on Saturday afternoon. The Choctaws, who defeated North Greenville in South Carolina two weeks ago, won their second road game in conference…

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