27 Hinds Student-Athletes named to NJCAA All-Academic Team

 27 student-athletes within the Hinds Community College athletic department were honored by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) yesterday (July 1) for their academic achievements throughout the 2018-2019 seasons. NJCAA All-Academic First Team was awarded to those who maintained a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) throughout the course of the year. Below are Hinds’…

Hinds Women’s Tennis Tryouts set for July 8th

The Hinds Community College Lady Eagle Tennis program will be hosting tryout on Monday, July 8 at 4:00 p.m. The tryout will be held at the Cleon McKnight Tennis Center on the Raymond campus of Hinds Community College. For the interested in trying out, you must bring a copy of your current physical with you.…

Clinton’s Johnathan Perkins Recognized at National Coach of the Year Banquet

  Johnathan Perkins, head coach for both boys and girls track and field teams at Clinton High School, was recognized as one of eight finalists for the 2019 NHSACA Coach of the Year – Track & Field. In May, Perkins coached the Lady Arrows to their seventh straight MHSAA 6A State Track and Field Championship.…

Hinds Football Releases 2019 Schedule

The Hinds Community College Eagle football program has released their schedule for the 2019 season. The Eagles 2019 football schedule features five home games on Gene Murphy Field at Joe Renfroe Stadium along with four contests on the road. All nine contests will be played against Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) opponents and take…

Former Eagles on Top of the Track and Field World

Former Eagle stars’ Jeff Henderson and Kenyattia Hackworth are leaving their imprint on the Track and Field World. Jeff Henderson currently sits atop of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World rankings in the men’s long jump. Henderson, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Hall of Famer and 2016 Olympic Champion, made a…

Mississippi Brilla Takes Second Straight Over Houston FC

CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippi Brilla FC and Houston FC tangled for the second time over the weekend in Clinton, and, once again, the home side came out on top. Following up on their 3-1 victory on Friday, Brilla finished the two-game home stand with a 2-0 win on a rainy Sunday night.Brilla controlled the game…

Pair of Lady Eagles earn post season recognition

Hanna Mitchell (Florence) and Cassidy Rhea (West Monroe, La.) earned All-State honors from the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) for the performances on the field from the 2019 season. Mitchell, who was also named the Hinds Lady Eagle Award winner given to Hinds top female student-athlete, earned MACJC First Team All-State honors. The Hinds center…

Scoring Barrage Sends Brilla Past TX United

After securing an opening night 2-0 victory over TX United on Thursday, Mississippi Brilla FC and the visitors from Dallas tangled up again on Saturday evening in Clinton. The home team scored early and often on it’s way to a 7-1 drubbing and a perfect 2-0 record to start the season. Only 2 minutes into…

BRILLA FC OPENS SEASON WITH WIN OVER TEXAS UNITED

Mississippi Brilla FC (1-0-0) kicked off the 2019 season in front of a large opening day crowd, defeating Texas United 2-0. Starting the match off with several strong surges towards the Texas United goal, Brilla FC was unable to take advantage of two early corner kick opportunities. However, a strong effort by the Brilla defense…

Hinds set to compete at 2019 NJCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

The Hinds Community College Track and Field teams will compete in the 2019 NJCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships beginning this Thursday, May 15. The Championships will be held at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, New Mexico. “Our goal is to survive the rounds of a three-day meet in the New Mexico heat. If…