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Clinton, Mississippi, Local Sports

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Hall of Fame Advisory Committee Seeks Nominations for Current Crop of MC Sports Immortals

Even 40 years later, Dr. Jim Turcotte vividly remembers the first time he encountered a Mississippi College Athletics Hall of Famer. A placekicker on the Choctaws football team in the early 1980s, Turcotte and his teammates were preparing to take the field before a regular season home contest when legendary World War I-era quarterback Edwin “Goat”…

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Hinds plans Pitch Banquet

Special to The Clinton Courier The Hinds Community College baseball program will host its inaugural First Pitch Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, January 28, at the Muse Center at Hinds’ Rankin Campus. Christian Ostrander, well-renowned associate head coach and pitching coach at the University of Southern Mississippi, will serve as the program’s guest speaker. “The…

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Clinton Arrow Athletes Sign With Colleges

Breanna Richards, a senior at Clinton High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Itawamba Community College. A three-year starter, Richards has helped the Lady Arrows reestablish themselves as persistent contenders for a state title. Richards is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Clinton High School and was…

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State-of-the-Art Indoor Golf Facility Will Help Choctaw Linksters Improve Their Game Year-Round

Ground has been broken at Mississippi College for a high-tech practice facility that could become the envy of every golf program in the Gulf South Conference. Featuring two indoor hitting bays outfitted with state-of-the-art Trackman technology, a large indoor putting green, modern coaches’ offices, and lockers for members of the men’s and women’s golf teams,…

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CCA softball players sign with colleges

Special to The Clinton Courier Two Clinton Christian Academy seniors recently signed to play softball at the next level. Maddie Bruner (left) signed with Copiah-Lincoln Community College, and Avery Roark (right) signed to play softball at Holmes Community College.  

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Arrow swim teams finish seasons at state championship

By Datti Jinkiri The Clinton Arrow boys and girls swim teams recently completed their 2022 seasons at the MHSAA Class II State Championship meet. Both teams were led by Head Coach Marcy Rushing. The Arrows finished in eighth place at the MHSAA Class II State Championships in Tupelo. They were paced by Carson Dowd, who…

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Arrows fall in North Semifinals to Starkville

Danny C. Davis The Clinton Arrows saw a good season come to an end on November 18 in the North Class 6A Semifinals, falling to eventual Class 6A State Champion Starkville 30-2. What began at Arrow Field on a hot August night with the heat index close to 100 degrees ended on the chilly November…

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