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Head Coach Tyler Wade

Wade named MHSAA/NFHS Coach of the Year

By Datti Jinkiri The awards keep coming in for Clinton High School’s boys soccer program. Head Coach Tyler Wade was recently named the MHSAA/NFHS Boys Soccer Coach of the Year earlier this month. This is the first time that the state championship winning coach has earned this honor in his career. Wade’s Arrows finished the…

golf

Bradley Pope Memorial Golf Tournament set for Oct. 6

By Guest Columnist Dr. Laurie Lawson The Clinton Community Christian Corporation (4Cs) will host its first annual Bradley Pope Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday, October 6, at the Live Oaks Golf Club, 11200 U.S. 49 North. The tournament will feature morning and afternoon sessions for players. The 4Cs is a nonprofit, multipurpose social service agency…

Allstar team

Clinton 7U Allstar team finishes undefeated season

Special to The Clinton Courier The Clinton 7U AllStar team recently finished an undefeated 2022 season by winning the MS USSSA All Star State Championship for the second consecutive year. Pictured (l to r) are, front row: Alex Presley, Jaxon Riehl, Ian Johnson, Rivers Gray, Caleb Fortenberry and Walker Hurt; middle row: Kamden Blair, Knox…

WomensXC

Choctaws picked to finish towards top in GSC cross country

By Datti Jinkiri The Gulf South Conference (GSC) announced its men’s and women’s cross country preseason rankings last month. The Lady Choctaws, who picked up one first-place vote, are projected to finish in second. The Choctaws, who accumulated two first-place votes, are picked to finish in third. Women The Lady Choctaws had a fantastic 2021…

MC Womens Soccer

Choctaws picked third and fifth in preseason soccer polls

By Datti Jinkiri The Gulf South Conference (GSC) recently announced its women’s soccer and men’s soccer preseason rankings. The Lady Choctaws were projected to finish in third, while the Choctaws were picked to finish in fifth. Both teams had solid regular seasons and qualified for the conference tournament last season. The Lady Choctaws finished second…

Lady Choctaws

Lady Choctaws tabbed to finish sixth in preseason poll

By Datti Jinkiri The Gulf South Conference (GSC) recently announced its women’s volleyball preseason rankings, and Mississippi College is projected to finish in sixth in the league this season. West Florida, the four-time defending GSC champion, has been tabbed to win the conference. Three Lady Choctaws were named to the Preseason All-GSC team. Opposite hitter…

Clinton Christian Academy holds annual “Meet the Warriors” night

By Randy Bledsoe   Clinton Christian Academy kicked off their fall athletics programs with their annual Meet the Warriors night. Sam Bryson, Chairman of the CCA Board, introduced individual participants and their coaches to a crowd of faithful Warrior supporters. Fall programs, including softball; junior and varsity football; and peewee, elementary, junior varsity and varsity…

CHS Esports

CHS adding eSports teams, with hopes to compete at state championships

By Jameson Thompson Clinton High School has added a new program offering this fall: eSports. ESports, short for electronic sports, is a competition where players, often in a team configuration, compete against each other in video games. Some video games require players to be at least 18 years old for them to compete at competitive…

Clinton Arrows

Arrows get big road win at Northwest Rankin, 35-14

By Danny C. Davis The Clinton High Arrows got a big 35-14 road win over Northwest Rankin (NWR) on September 2 at Flowood to start the season 1-1.   The Arrows host their oldest rival, the #1-ranked Brandon Bulldogs, on September 9 at Arrow Field. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.   Friday night is the…

CCA Football

CCA Warriors kick off football season with wins

The Clinton Christian Academy varsity football team is off to a successful start to their season, with three wins and only one loss. The Warriors started their season on August 12 with a 41-0 win over Delta Streets Academy, followed by a 45-35 win over Central Holmes on August 19 and a 46-0 shutout on…