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Clinton, Mississippi, Local Sports

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Arrows fall just short of #1 Brandon

By Danny C. Davis For forty-three minutes of the forty-eight-minute game, the unranked Clinton Arrows went toe to toe with the #1 ranked Brandon Bulldogs on September 9. Every time the Bulldogs scored, the Arrows offense answered with a long drive to stay even. Clinton had Brandon on the ropes midway in the fourth quarter,…

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Lady Choctaw volleyball off to blistering start

By Datti Jinkiri The first part of the college volleyball season has been a memorable one for Mississippi College Head Coach Shawna Laurendine and her Lady Choctaws.   At the time of this writing, the Lady Choctaws have an 11-1 record, which is the team’s best 12-game start to a season in school history. The…

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Former Choctaw earns minor league baseball promoted

By Datti Jinkiri A former Mississippi College baseball player continues to rise up the ranks in professional baseball. Blaine Crim – a first baseman in Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers organization – was promoted from to the Round Rock Express, the team’s minor league Triple-A affiliate. Triple-A is baseball’s highest minor league level, with the…

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CHS grad finds end zone twice in NWCC win

By Datti Jinkiri Clinton High School graduate E. Jai Mason scored two touchdowns in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s (NWCC) 49-10 win over Itawamba Community College on September 22nd. The touchdowns were Mason’s first scores of the season. The sophomore wide receiver now has eight touchdowns in his Ranger career.   Mason scored his first touchdown…

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CCA football team off to hot start

By Datti Jinkiri The high school football season is past the halfway point, and the Clinton Christian Academy Warriors have given a good account of themselves so far. The Warriors – lead by Head Coach Zach Rogel – currently have a 5-1 record, eclipsing their win total from last season by three already.   They…

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Pregame activities ramp up at MC

Special to The Clinton Courier The thrills and excitement of the upcoming Mississippi College football season will be augmented by an enhanced gameday experience leading up to each regular-season home contest. Pregame tailgating and the Choctaw Walk have been staples of lively team spirit displays in the Quad for many years. This fall, alumni, faculty,…

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Wade named MHSAA/NFHS Coach of the Year

By Datti Jinkiri The awards keep coming in for Clinton High School’s boys soccer program. Head Coach Tyler Wade was recently named the MHSAA/NFHS Boys Soccer Coach of the Year earlier this month. This is the first time that the state championship winning coach has earned this honor in his career. Wade’s Arrows finished the…

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Bradley Pope Memorial Golf Tournament set for Oct. 6

By Guest Columnist Dr. Laurie Lawson The Clinton Community Christian Corporation (4Cs) will host its first annual Bradley Pope Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday, October 6, at the Live Oaks Golf Club, 11200 U.S. 49 North. The tournament will feature morning and afternoon sessions for players. The 4Cs is a nonprofit, multipurpose social service agency…

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Clinton 7U Allstar team finishes undefeated season

Special to The Clinton Courier The Clinton 7U AllStar team recently finished an undefeated 2022 season by winning the MS USSSA All Star State Championship for the second consecutive year. Pictured (l to r) are, front row: Alex Presley, Jaxon Riehl, Ian Johnson, Rivers Gray, Caleb Fortenberry and Walker Hurt; middle row: Kamden Blair, Knox…

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Choctaws picked to finish towards top in GSC cross country

By Datti Jinkiri The Gulf South Conference (GSC) announced its men’s and women’s cross country preseason rankings last month. The Lady Choctaws, who picked up one first-place vote, are projected to finish in second. The Choctaws, who accumulated two first-place votes, are picked to finish in third. Women The Lady Choctaws had a fantastic 2021…

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