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David Duke

Duke named to ICC Athletic Hall of Fame

Special to The Clinton Courier Itawamba Community College (ICC) recently honored its 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees at the Fulton Campus. David Duke of Clinton was named to the Athletic Hall of Fame. The individuals were honored at the college’s Homecoming activities. Duke, who attended ICC for two years beginning in 1983, was an…

XC Invitational

CHS hosts XC Invitational

Clinton High School (CHS) recently hosted the Clinton Arrow Cross Country (XC) Invitational at Clinton High School. CHS won second overall in the Middle School Girls 2 Mile; third overall in the Middle School Boys 2 Mile, with Hyrum Boone coming in first place; second place overall in the Black Division High School Girls 5K;…

CCA Homecoming Football game

CCA celebrates Homecoming with activities and a win

Clinton Christian Academy recently celebrated their Homecoming week with the theme “The Greatest Show on Turf.” The school kicked off the week with an American Underdog movie night for high school students. Dress up days for students included “Circus Day,” “Out of this World Day” (outer space day), “The Greatest Show Character” (dress like a…

Jake Bell

Bell named to Perfect Game Team Mississippi

Jake Bell of Clinton was recently selected for the Perfect Game Team Mississippi 10U. Perfect Game Baseball invited Bell to try out in their second annual All-State Games in August. Bell plays Major-level Perfect Game Baseball and was chosen to participate in several all-tournament teams over the last year. Team Mississippi will be represented with…

Arrows fall just short of #1 Brandon

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,…

MC Volleyball

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…

Blaine Crim

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…

E. Jai Mason

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…

CCA

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…

MC Pregame activities

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,…