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Kimberly Longabaugh

CHS names Longabaugh as new cheer coach

The Clinton Courier Clinton High School will start the 2023 athletic season with a new cheerleading coach, one who already has a familiar face to a large number of Clinton youth.   Kimberly Longabaugh, or “Coach Kim,” as most call her, has accepted the position of head cheer coach at CHS, a job she started…

CHS Baseball

CHS baseball developing talent through and through

By Datti Jinkiri 2022 was the beginning of the second Sam Temple era at Clinton High School. The Arrows’ baseball coach first served as the team’s head coach twenty years ago. Now, with many years of college baseball success under his belt, Temple returned to Arrow Drive.   The Arrows finished this past season with…

CCA track

CCA track and field concludes season at state championships

By Datti Jinkiri The Clinton Christian Academy track and field teams competed at the MAIS Class 4A State Championships, with the boys finishing fourth out of fourteen teams, while the girls finished eighth out of nineteen teams.   The Warriors had two individual boys state champions and four more podium finishes at the meet. Rob…

Arrows tennis

Arrow tennis team finishes successful 2022 season

By Datti Jinkiri The Clinton High School tennis team recently finished a successful 2022 season. The Arrows reached a double-digit win total this season, finishing with a 10-9 record. They also qualified for the MHSAA Class 6A Playoffs after missing out on the postseason in 2021. Overall, it was a challenging, yet rewarding season, and…

Rees named female State Farm Athlete of the Month/ Powell named male State Farm Athlete of the Month

Olivia Rees (right) was recently named State Farm Student Athlete of the Month for February. Rees is a member of the softball team at Clinton High School. Rees is pictured with Tim Bruss of State Farm (left). Jackson Powell (left) was recently named State Farm Student Athlete of the Month for February. Powell is a…

Lone goal is enough as Brilla topples Blue Goose

SHREVEPORT, La. – Striker Remi Emeriau’s first-half goal was enough as Mississippi Brilla FC defeated Blue Goose SC 1-0 in Shreveport on Saturday night. The victory keeps Brilla unbeaten in the Mid South Division with a 4-0-1 record. The goal came in the 11th minute of action. Midfielder Ocho Fasteen launched the attack with a…

Revitalized Organization Offers Many Ways for Former Blue and Gold Athletes to Connect with MC

Two of Mississippi College’s most decorated student-athletes are helping breathe new life into an organization that helps former Choctaws stay connected to the University. Kenny Bizot, MC athletic director, who captured the Mr. Hustle Award during each of the four seasons he played basketball for legendary coach Mike Jones, and Susan Musselwhite, MC associate athletic…

Challenger League softball concludes season

Challenger League softball concludes season

The Challenger League recently concluded its 2022 softball season at Traceway Park. Clinton’s Challenger League includes the sports of softball, bowling and basketball. For more information about Challenger League programs, contact the Department of Therapeutic Recreation at 601-924-6387. Pictured (l to r) are, front row: Micheal Maeze, Henry Osborne, Timothy Miller, Jack Collins, Tyler Archambault,…

Four unanswered goals propel Brilla past Krewe

CLINTON, Miss. – It’s safe to say that Mississippi Brilla FC’s wingers did not lack any confidence in front of the goal on Saturday night. They provided all of the scoring for the team. Two goals from Jamie DiLuzio and a goal each from Peyton Voelker and Miguel Fernandez helped Brilla secure a 4-1 win…

Mt. Salus Girls Track

Mt. Salus girls track team wins MAIS District 2-AA Runner Up

The Mt. Salus Christian School junior varsity girls track team was recently named the MAIS District 2-AA Runner Up. Pictured (l to r) are, front row: Caroline Oswalt and Anna Claire Mellon; second row: Anna Brown, Ivy Savidge and Gracie Dennis; and back row: Coach Joshua Glidewell, Emma Fults, Madison McMurtery and Riyoko Hoskins.