sports
Five Mississippians inducted into the Dixie Boys Baseball Hall of Fame
Three of the inductees are from Jones County.
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball Bobcats still ranked No. 1
For the fourth consecutive poll, the Jones County Junior College Bobcats are ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA Division II baseball rankings. The Bobcats, 33-5, have been ranked first in every poll issued ...
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobcats crush Holmes in tennis
The Jones County Junior College tennis teams notched a pair of impressive victories here Thursday afternoon at the Howard Sports Complex Tennis Courts. The Lady Bobcats only lost one game in beatin...
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prize winning first buck
Dakota Clark, 14, of Laurel killed his first buck last December. He entered the FOX23 youth division competition out of Hattiesburg and took home 2nd place. His deer came in at 120 6/8 points. He t...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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JCJC basketball team honored by state government officials
The Jones County Junior College national champion Bobcat basketball team was honored by Mississippi state government officials here Wednesday at the State Capitol. Head coach Jay Ladner’s team met ...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobcats claim national title
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Amazing. Remarkable. Inspiring. Astounding. Choose any number from a list of adjectives to describe the Jones County Junior College Bobcats claiming the 2013-14 NJCAA Division I ...
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knight named NABC/NAIA Coach of the Year
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – William Carey University head coach Steve Knight was named NABC/NAIA Coach of the Year at the National Tournament Tip-Off Banquet on Tuesday night at the Kansas City Convention C...
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Bobcats now 24-0 after sweep of Pearl River
The Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcat softball team continues to impress. JCJC posted a pair of South Division victories here Wednesday afternoon at Lady Wildcat Field, beating Pearl River Co...
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Bobcats reach NJCAA “Elite Eight” with OT victory
The Jones County Junior College Bobcats are headed to the NJCAA “Elite Eight.” Johnny Zuppardo scored 32 points and pulled down eight rebounds, while Leroy “Truck” Fludd had 22 points and 11 reboun...
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Saints coach Payton speaks at JCJC fundraiser
It’s no secret that New Orleans Saints fans can be found in great numbers in South Mississippi. So, it was no surprise that more than 300 members of the “Who Dat?” nation showed up last night to en...
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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JCJC’s Spane signs with University of North Florida
Caitlyn Spane kind of recruited herself to join head coach Mary Tappmeyer’s University of North Florida basketball team. “Two years before I started Jones, my brother got a job in St. Augustine,” t...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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JCJC’s Hawkins inks with Belhaven University
Makenzie Hawkins had to make a decision two years ago on where she wanted to play collegiate softball. The Nettleton High School product decided to leave the northern part of Mississippi and head t...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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JCJC’s Lawn signs with William Carey University
Jones County Junior College softball player CC Lawn believes she will fit in well at Hattiesburg’s William Carey University. “When I went on my visit, I really liked the atmosphere,” she said Monda...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ECCC Taps ‘Snoopy’ Bender for JUCO Sports Hall of Fame
“Basketball was Evelyn’s game and no other player in the state of Mississippi played it better.” These are the words of former East Central Community College women’s head basketball coach Lucille W...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pettis heading to MGCCC
Laurel High School basketball standout Raekwon Pettis recently signed a scholarship with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Pettis received the honor of playing in the Mississippi-Alabama Al...
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MCDONNIEAL SIGNS WITH JCJC
West Jones High School senior, Wes McDonnieal, recently signed a letter of intent to play baseball at JCJC. Pictured are: seated, Jeffrey McDonnieal, Dad; Wes; Pam McDonnieal, Mom. Standing, John W...
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POSEY TO BE A CRUSADER
South Jones High School Lady Brave Shania Posey, recently signed to play basketball with William Carey University in the fall. Standing, Coach Sherri Cooley, Assistant Coach Taphne Jackson, Markeit...
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MCCULLUM HEADED TO MCC
South Jones High School Lady Brave Maia McCullum, recently signed to play basketball with Meridian Community College in the fall. Standing, Coach Sherri Cooley, Assistant Coach Taphne Jackson. Seat...
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Ex-JCJC coach Jay Ladner named NJCAA DI Coach of the Year
Former Jones County Junior College men’s basketball coach Jay Ladner has been named the 2013-14 Spalding NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year. The award was announced Monday morning....
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Laurel’s first Recreation Director, Warren Rayburn Sr., honored
A crowd gathered at the baseball fields on West Drive in Laurel Wednesday afternoon, April 2, for the dedication of a sign naming the baseball field area the Warren Rayburn Sr. Sports Fields. Raybu...
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ECCC Taps ‘Snoopy’ Bender for JUCO Sports Hall of Fame
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“Basketball was Evelyn’s game and no other player in the state of Mississippi played it better.” These are the words of former East Central Community College women’s head basketball coach Lucille W...