Clinton Youth Softball Back in Action for Spring Season

By Datti Jinkiri Play ball! Clinton softball is back in action! 144 girls ranging in age from six to 14 are playing in the Clinton Girls Softball Association (CGSA) this spring. The season began on April 13th and will end on May 10th, with games played every Tuesday and Thursday. 12 teams are playing in…

Marker honoring former Arrows football coach Roy Burkett dedicated

      By Danny C. Davis For thirty-six years, the Clinton Arrows football team played their home games at Roy Burkett Field located adjacent to the old Clinton High School, now Clinton Junior High School, on West Lakeview Drive. The field was dedicated to popular and very successful long-time Clinton Arrows head coach Roy Burkett on the…

Mississippi BRILLA FC offers free admission to home games

    The events of the previous year have been tough on everyone. However, the Mississippi Brilla FC staff is thankful to get the USL League Two season up and running again.     Due to the generosity of a few sponsors, the club is pleased to announce that all Mississippi Brilla FC home games…

Ken Singletary American Ninja Warrior

CHS grad competes on American Ninja Warrior

By Janet Lee If you know what a salmon ladder is (Hint: NOT a device to help fish get upstream), you might be a fan of American Ninja Warrior (ANW), which features competitors pitting themselves against a series of exhausting physical challenges. The obstacle course competition first aired on NBC in December, 2009, and is…

Clinton High School Track Athlete Jumps Hurdle

Local High School Sports Recap: May 3, 2021

  By Datti Jinkiri This Week in Clinton Christian Academy Athletics Track and Field Here is the list of the Warriors’ MAIS 3A Overall Champions: Joe Thomas – Boys High Jump Christian Parks – Boys 800 Meters Christian Parks – Boys 1600 Meters Christian Parks – Boys 3200 Meters Boys 4 x 400 Meter Relay…

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Natalie Derrick signs with Hinds Soccer

  Clinton High School senior Natalie Derrick recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer for the Hinds Community College Lady Eagles. Derrick, a six-year member of the Lady Arrows, has been a fixture on the back line, helping the Lady Arrows to a state championship appearance in 2020 and two straight North State…

Gabe Poulin of Mississippi College Track and Field Runs at Flames Invitational

Mississippi College Track and Field Teams Prepare for GSC Outdoor Championships

By Datti Jinkiri The collegiate outdoor track and field season has finally reached its postseason stage, and both Mississippi College teams will feature in it. The Gulf South Conference (GSC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships will begin today and conclude on Saturday in Montevallo, Alabama. The three-day event is hosted by the University of Montevallo.…

Young Lady Arrows softball team showing playoff promise

By Jameson Thompson     The Lady Arrows softball team is having a very solid season. Head Coach Karla White, in her sixth year of coaching, has helped the Lady Arrows to a 9-6-1 overall record, with a record of 2-3 in division play. The Arrows started off their season with a loss to the…

Clinton High School Golfer Hits Long Drive

Local High School Sports Recap: April 26, 2021

  By Datti Jinkiri This Week in Clinton Christian Academy Athletics Track and Field Here is the list of CCA’s South 3A Champions: Christian Parks – Boys 800 Meters Christian Parks – Boys 1600 Meters Christian Parks – Boys 3200 Meters Boys 4 x 400 Meters Relay Team Joe Thomas – Boys High Jump The…

2020-2021 Clinton christian academy warriors

2020-2021 Clinton Christian Academy Warrior baseball team taking on season

      Special to The Clinton Courier The 2020-2021 Clinton Christian Academy Warrior baseball team is pictured (l to r), front row: Josh Coakley, Thomas Oberhausen, Drew Martin, Dylan Oberhausen, Walker Lyles, Nathan Baird, Austin Pitts, Connor Purvis, Robsen Neblett and Justin Brown; and back row: Coach Keith Fagan, Ryan Gaines, Justice Abel, Troy…