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Clinton, Mississippi, Local Sports

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Curbing abuses of sports officials

By Guest Columnist Yancy Methvien Unemployment is currently pretty low. There are lots of jobs out there.   One job segment that always seems to be hiring is the service industry, and for good reason: service industry work, especially entry-level jobs, are not all that well paying.  And then there’s the tendency of the people…

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Olympic star bikes into Clinton to promote cancer research

By Randy Bell Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton had a good reason for making the longest bike ride of his life—the entire 444-mile length of the Natchez Trace. “I’m not a cyclist,” Hamilton said. “But I hate cancer.” In addition to being a famous figure skater, Hamilton is a cancer survivor. “Cancer is just something…

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Brilla opens 2022 season with win over Little Rock

CLINTON, Miss. – The 2022 USL League Two season got off to a wonderful start for Mississippi Brilla tonight. Goals from Franck Kouentchi, Jamie DiLuzio, and Miguel Fernandez gave the team a 3-1 win over the Little Rock Rangers. Things got started early for Brilla, as a nice interchange between Peyton Voelker and Kouentchi led to the…

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Registration opens for adult softball

Special to The Clinton Courier The Clinton Parks and Recreation Department has opened registration for their adult summer league softball. The league’s season will begin June 2 and will follow ASA rules. The league is open to ages sixteen and older and plays on Tuesday and Thursday nights at Traceway Park’s softball complex. Depending on…

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Lady Arrows powerlifting team finishes third in state

By Datti Jinkiri Clinton High School’s girls powerlifting team recently completed another great season. The Lady Arrows finished with a bang, ending with a third-place finish in the MHSAA Class 6A State Championship Meet. This was a stark improvement on the team’s 13th-place finish in 2021. “I am very happy with the way the girls…

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Polk to Speak at Ferriss Trophy Presentation

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum along with the Pearl River Resort and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is pleased to announce that Hall of Fame Baseball Coach Ron Polk will be the featured speaker at the presentation of the 2022 Ferriss Trophy.  The Ferriss Trophy is named in memory of the…

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More Than a Coach: A legacy in Choctaw athletics coming to a close

By Guest Columnist Blake Weir, Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications, Mississippi College   The word legacy very rarely can be used to describe one person’s tenure at an organization, yet this word absolutely holds true when describing the legacy of Mississippi College head tennis coach David Boteler, who has given twenty-five years to a program…

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