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Five-Goal Burst Helps Brilla Thrash Cleburne

By Datti Jinkiri Mississippi Brilla FC picked up another critical win Saturday, as they defeated FC Cleburne 5-0 at Clinton High School. This gives Brilla six points in their last two matches, which is a solid response after dropping two in a row before that. This victory also serves as vengeance of sorts, due to…

CHS Assistant Principal Brian Fortenberry is our new athletic director, effective July 1

Clinton High School Assistant Principal Brian Fortenberry will be the Clinton Public School District’s next athletic director. “I’m excited to work with our student-athletes and coaches,” he said. “We have a great athletic program because of the work they put in in the classroom as students and teachers and on the fields and courts.” Fortenberry…

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MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE ATHLETICS: Lady Choctaws Head to Pensacola for NCAA South Regional 1

One day after winning the school’s first-ever Gulf South Conference softball championship and earning the automatic qualifying bid for their first trip to the NCAA Division II Tournament, Mississippi College was named the #4 seed in the South Region 1 and will head to Pensacola, Fla. for the double-elimination tournament. The Lady Choctaws (34-18) will…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…