Familiar Names Return to Brilla

Familiar Names Return to Brilla By Datti Jinkiri Brilla Coach Mark McKeever has kept the team’s Omaha link active with his two latest signings.  Forward Noor Hamadi will return to Clinton for the second consecutive year, and defender Joey McCain will be joining him.  McCain is the younger brother of Jake McCain, a Brilla standout…

Mississippi College Wins 2017 Gulf South Conference Softball Championship

The Mississippi College softball team won the school’s first-ever Gulf South Conference softball championship with an 18-5 victory over Alabama Huntsville on Sunday afternoon at Charger Park. The victory gives MC the automatic qualifying bid to next week’s NCAA Division II Regionals. The selection show to find out when and where MC will play next…

Brilla Adds Defense Depth with MC Duo

By Datti Jinkiri Brilla is making more additions to its 2017 roster by signing Connor Johnson and Javier Avelar from Mississippi College.  The duo are the latest beneficiaries of the MC-Brilla player pipeline.  Former Brilla players Keith Armstrong, Phillip Buffington, Daniel Lang, and Graham Bobo are just a few of Kevin Johns’ standouts to don…

MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Four Lady Choctaws Land on All-GSC Softball Teams

The Mississippi College softball team had four student-athletes named to the All-Gulf South Conference Teams, it was announced on Wednesday (May 3). Senior Tylan Buckley, freshman Carly Crawford and junior Katherine Lee all earned First Team nods, while senior Haley Thompson was selected to the Second Team following a vote by the league’s head coaches. With MC being in their first full…

ARROW BASEBALL TEAM WINS DISTRICT , BEGINS PLAYOFFS

By   Danny C. Davis After ending the regular season strong, the Clinton Arrow baseball  started the  Class 6A MHSAA North playoffs with a 2-1 win over Southaven in the second round  of the playoffs on April  28th at Arrow Field.  Clinton could have won the series with a win at Southaven on April 29th at…

Lady Choctaws Sweep Doubleheader From Delta State

The Mississippi College softball team clinched a series victory with a doubleheader sweep of rival Delta State on Friday night at the MC Softball Complex. The Lady Choctaws (30-18, 21-10 GSC) opened the day with a come-from-behind 4-2 victory over the Lady Statesmen (21-24, 14-18 GSC) before winning the nightcap by a score of 3-1.…

ARROW BASEBALL TEAM ON A ROLL

The Clinton Arrow baseball team looks to be peaking at just the right time.  The Arrows now 19-6, have won 12 of their last 13 games and won their  district finishing 9-0 in the region. By winning the district, the Arrows get a bye this weekend in the opening round of the playoffs and will host…

Fred McAfee Named to 2017 Induction Class of the GSC Hall of Fame

The Gulf South Conference is pleased to announce Fred McAfee as one of the five new inductees to its Hall of Fame Class for 2017, which will be honored on Wednesday, May 31. The Gulf South Conference, now in its 47th year, will see four former student-athletes and one head coach inducted into this year’s…

Carly Crawford Named GSC Softball Freshman of the Week

Mississippi College catcher Carly Crawford has been named the Gulf South Conference Softball Freshman of the Week, it was announced on Tuesday (March 14). Crawford (Hattiesburg, Miss. / Oak Grove HS) becomes the second Lady Choctaw to earn a GSC weekly award this season after sophomore Penny Nichols was named the Pitcher of the Week on February 21st. The…

Brilla Releases 2017 Schedule

The Premier Development League recently completed the 2017 schedules for all of its teams, and there will be some new opposition for Mississippi Brilla FC this season. The Mid South Division has undergone a fresh makeover by adding four new Texas clubs.  FC Cleburne, Brazos Valley, Texas United, and Houston FC will be joining Brilla…