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Clinton’s Traceway Park to Host NJCAA Softball National Championships

Sixteen Top college softball teams from all across the United States will compete in the NJCAA Softball National Championship Tournament at Clinton’s Traceway Park beginning Wednesday, May 16- Saturday, May 19. Clinton Parks and Recreation Department is in its seventh year hosting this prestigious athletic event. Metro area residents are invited to watch these athletes…

Brilla Advances to Second Round of US Open Cup

Two old rivals met on Wednesday night in New Orleans in the First Round of the prestigious Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. The tournament began in 1914, and teams from all levels of soccer in the country earn the right to play each year. Mississippi Brilla from the PDL and the New Orleans Jesters from the NPSL…

Lady Choctaws Storm Back for DH Sweep of Delta State

The Mississippi College softball team opened the final series of the regular season with a doubleheader sweep of rival Delta State on Saturday afternoon at University Stadium. The Lady Choctaws (28-14, 19-11 GSC) won the opening game by hanging on for a 6-5 victory, while it was the Lady Statesmen (25-23, 16-16 GSC) that jumped…

Returning Players Set to Anchor Brilla

As the old saying goes, “Don’t fix something that isn’t broken.” After arguably the best season in their 11 years in the Premier Development League, Mississippi Brilla FC will begin the 2018 season with a core group of players that led them to the national semi-finals in 2017. “Turnover is inevitable in the PDL,” said…

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MC Softball Preview: Lane

The Mississippi College softball team will travel to Jackson, Tenn. for a mid-week, non-conference doubleheader against Lane College on Wednesday afternoon. First pitch for the twin-bill is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. The Lady Choctaws come into the game with a record of 12-10, while the Dragons are 4-7. THE SERIES MC and West Florida have…

ECCC Football Welcomes 21 Players During National Signing Day

East Central Community College head football coach Ken Karcher announced the addition of 21 new members to the Warrior football team on National Signing Day Wednesday, Feb. 7. The newcomers are all high school seniors. “We are excited to welcome these 21 young men to our football family,” said Karcher. “Our staff did an excellent…

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Lady Choctaws Slam Montevallo

 The Mississippi College women’s basketball team recorded a season sweep of the University of Montevallo with an 80-64 win on Thursday evening in Montevallo, Ala. MC improved to 8-14 on the season and 4-12 in the Gulf South Conference. UM fell to 2-22 and 0-16 in the league. Turning Point Mississippi College opened with a 9-1 run…

Rivalry Between Mississippi College and Delta State University

Mississippi College and Delta State University have had a rivalry since 1935. The rivalry started as a football rivalry and slowly became a part of many other sports on campus. Each year the teams battle out in a fall football game where students chant “[b]eat the okra!” which is Delta State’s mascot. The same comes…

NEMCC BRINGS MOMENTUM INTO SPRING SEMESTER AFTER EXCEPTIONAL FIRST HALF OF SEASON

The Northeast Mississippi Community College men’s basketball program put itself into a good position during the fall semester of its 2017-18 season. The Tigers now have the chance to capitalize as they return for the spring term, which begins on Thursday, January 4 when West Kentucky Community and Technical College visits legendary Bonner Arnold Coliseum for a 7…

MC Men’s Basketball

The Mississippi College men’s basketball team will open the 2018 portion of their schedule with a pair of Gulf South Conference games in A.E. Wood Coliseum. The Choctaws will host North Alabama on Tuesday (Jan. 2) and UAH on Thursday (Jan. 4), with both games scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. tip. The Choctaws and Lions…