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c spire Baseball News

MACJC Honors 23 PRCC Athletes For Academics
Nine Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic Distinction
Co-Lin Student-athletes Pile Up MACJC Academic Honors
East Mississippi Touts MACJC Academic All-State Teams For All Sports; 22 EMCC Student-athletes Honored
Nineteen Co-Lin Student-athletes Receive NJCAA Recognition
PRCC Athletes Earn National Academic Honors
Four East Mississippi Community College Teams And Nine Student-athletes Recognized By NJCAA For Academic Achievement
ICC Student-athletes Continue Record Breaker Season In The Classroom
Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Twenty-Seven Rangers Named MACJC Academic All-State
Record Number Of ICC Student-athletes Earn MACJC Academic Honors
Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic All-State Honors
JCJC Kids Baseball Camp Attracts 65 Youngsters
Former Ranger Cody Reed Selected For California-Carolina All-Star Game
SMCC Star Kade Scivicque Will Continue To Live The Dream After It Is Over
ICC Baseball Signs Ole Miss Transfer
Northwest Baseball To Host Futures And Prospect Day July 1
Nationals Select Dalton Dulin In 17th Round
Ex-Bobcat, Southern Miss Pitcher Ryan Milton Drafted By Tigers
Randy Bell Of Hinds CC Baseball Named Division II Pitcher Of The Year
MACJC Honors 23 PRCC Athletes For Academics
Release Date: 6/29/2015
Pearl River Community College

POPLARVILLE - Twenty-three student athletes at Pearl River Community College have been named to the Academic All-State list by the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges.

Students must maintain a 3.25 grade point average and have completed 45 hours of work to receive the honor. They are listed by teams:

Football - Jeremy Archie of Hermanville, Carter Hankins of Purvis, Jason Ladner of Gulfport, Tarvarius Moore of Quitman, Keefa Nelson of Brookhaven, Stevie Scott of New Augusta, Tanner Bryan of Carriere, Nicholas Thomas of Olive Branch and Antron Watts of Columbia.

Men’s soccer - Gerrad McLaurin of Ocean Springs and Ray “Trey” Wesson III of Gulfport.

Softball - Breanna Herndon, Hannah Herndon and Rachel Hickman, all of Poplarville; Shannon Buehler of Bay St. Louis and Hannah Holloway of Petal.Women’s basketball - KaNosha Fairley of Pascagoula, Akayla Powell of McComb and Robin Sisson of Quitman.

Women’s soccer - Rachel Jacobson, Courtney Lechner and Natalie Lechner, all of Pascagoula; and Cassidy Hotchkiss of Biloxi.


c spire Men's Basketball News

Kids From Across Mississippi Flock To NEMCC For First Basketball Camp Of Summer
MACJC Honors 23 PRCC Athletes For Academics
Nine Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic Distinction
Co-Lin Student-athletes Pile Up MACJC Academic Honors
East Mississippi Touts MACJC Academic All-State Teams For All Sports; 22 EMCC Student-athletes Honored
Nineteen Co-Lin Student-athletes Receive NJCAA Recognition
ICC Student-athletes Continue Record Breaker Season In The Classroom
Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Twenty-Seven Rangers Named MACJC Academic All-State
Record Number Of ICC Student-athletes Earn MACJC Academic Honors
Flanigan Named Court Coach For U.S. Pan American Men's Basketball Team Training Camp
Ulmer, McNeil Make News For Holmes Baseball
Ulmer, McNeil Make News For Holmes Baseball
Northeast Sharp Shooter Edwards Signs With Rising West Alabama
ICC To Host Final Round Of Summer League Basketball
ECCC’s Warriors Fundamental Basketball Camp Begins Monday
ICC To Host High School Basketball Summer League On Thursday
East Mississippi Brings Back Former Assistant Billy Begley To Direct School’s Men’s Basketball Program
Northeast Mourns The Loss Of Pearl River's Mitch Deaver
Mitch Deaver, Pearl River Community College Publicist, Dies At 62
Kids From Across Mississippi Flock To NEMCC For First Basketball Camp Of Summer
Release Date: 6/29/2015
Northeast Mississippi Community College

Booneville, Miss. – Northeast Mississippi Community College attracted players from as far away as the capital city of the Sunshine State for its annaul Tiger Basketball Camp from June 1-4 inside historic Bonner Arnold Coliseum.

Several experienced coaches aided Northeast headman Cord Wright in providing guidance during the four-day event. Members of the Tigers’ most recent team were in attendance as well to help direct the different drills and tasks.

Those that were present refined their fundamentals in order to produce proper playing habits. Wright and his staff also instilled the mental aspect of the game through the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership and citizenship.

Boys had the opportunity to work on ball handling, dribbling, shooting, passing, rebounding, defense and other essential techniques while participating in a fun and relaxing environment.

Campers were pitted against each other numerous times with a set of scrimmages that put routines that were taught during practice sessions to the test in a competitive manner.

The attendance at the Tigers' first function of the summer that is dedicated to assisting kids in the development of their abilities inside the gymnasium crossed the century mark for the second consecutive year.

The following is the list by county and in alphabetical order of those who participated in the 2015 Tiger Basketball Camp.

Alcorn: Taylor Bradley of Kossuth, Eli Ferrell of Glen, Jamarious Gwyn of Corinth, Bricen Hales of Kossuth, Cayden Harris of Corinth, Bacarrion Hill of Corinth, Nicholas Hopper of Kossuth, Hunter Hughes of Glen, Channing Ozbirn of Kossuth, Will Steward of Rienzi, Brady Talley of Glen and Torry Thrasher of Glen.

Itawamba: Derek Perry of Tremont, Bartlett Powell of Mantachie and Reese Ruth of Fulton.

Jackson: Gavin Addison, Austin Aycock, Xavier Bass, Will Burns, Brice Cantrell, Garrett Dean, Trevor Dorsey, Brayden Douglas, Bradley Farabee, David Galle, Jake Goff, Glynn Harrington, Codie Henderson, Chase Holley, Evan Housen, Garrett Jacobs, Tyler Jacobs, Kris Johnson, Kylan Johnson, Luke Langlinais, Tyler Martin, Avery Moody, Garrett Morrow, Ian Pacheco, Carson Paetow, Kaleb Pelusi, Tyler Preston, Aidan Reverse, Trevor Rich, Gage Short, J-Wes Small, Kena Stephens, Joshua Sumrall, Jeb Wells, Josh Wells, Kobi Whittle, Nathaniel Wilson, Drew Williamson and Chris Woods, all of Vancleave.

Lee: Caleb Agnew of Saltillo, Dylan Goin of Saltillo, Joe Paul Perkins of Mooreville, Cade Taylor of Saltillo, Jeremiah Turner of Tupelo and John Riley Weeks of Mooreville.

Leon (Fla.): Bryton Smith of Tallahassee.

Panola: Dion Stutts and DJ Stutts, both of Batesville.

Pontotoc: Brayden Ball, Jordan Ball, Timothy Locastro and Thomas Locastro, all of Pontotoc.

Prentiss: Jaymen Allen of Booneville, Ravin Chittom of Booneville, Jake Davis of Wheeler, Elijah Dukes of Booneville, James Dukes of Booneville, Josh Dukes of Booneville, Cade Eaton of Booneville, Dylan Eaton of Marietta, Micah Gambill of Wheeler, Amoni Grizzard of Booneville, Cayden Howell of Wheeler, Eli James of Wheeler, Chandler Johnson of Booneville, Skyler Johnson of Jumpertown, Glen Laird of Wheeler, Hayden Lassiter of Booneville, Walker Moreland of Marietta, Gregory Murphy of Hills Chapel, Jackson Pharr of Hills Chapel, Blaine Powell of Wheeler, Camden Saylors of Booneville, Michael Smith of Hills Chapel and William Tennison of Booneville.

Tippah: Daulton Brown of Walnut, Austin Bolden of Walnut, Hunter Carpenter of Walnut, TJ Colom of Falkner, Wesley Cox of Walnut, Riley Glissen of Falkner, Chauncey Jackson of Ripley, Grant McCoy of Walnut, Nathan McCoy of Walnut, Jordan Peterson of Falkner Andrew Taylor of Blue Mountain and Jacob Wilbanks of Chalybeate.

Tishomingo: Cameron Cummings, Ethan Hall and Tucker Hill, all of Burnsville.

Union: Isaiah Ball of New Albany, Zack Ball of New Albany, Loden Bolen of New Albany, Luke Bolen of New Albany, Sam Callicutt of Enterprise, Ethan Hatfield of Blue Springs, Luke Laird of Blue Springs, Tyler Lipsey of New Albany, Tucker Owens of New Albany, Aaron Pilcher of Enterprise, Eli Reed of Ingomar, Tucker Shannon of New Albany, Mason Simmons of New Albany, Tyson Smithey of Ingomar and Luke Willard of Enterprise.

Yalobusha: Stephen Corey of Water Valley.

Next up on the calendar for Northeast is its annual Tiger Pride Camp for both boys and girls in grades three-through-eight from June 29-July 2. A Skills Camp has also been added to the list of offseason activities on the Booneville campus for July 13-16 with facilities available for those wishing to stay overnight.

For more information about the 2015 Northeast Tiger Basketball Camps, contact Wright at 662-720-7241 or by email at cdwright@nemcc.edu or assistant coach Kyle Morris at 662-720-7505 or by email at kbmorris@nemcc.edu.

c spire Women's Basketball News

Kids From Across Mississippi Flock To NEMCC For First Basketball Camp Of Summer
MACJC Honors 23 PRCC Athletes For Academics
Nine Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic Distinction
Co-Lin Student-athletes Pile Up MACJC Academic Honors
East Mississippi Touts MACJC Academic All-State Teams For All Sports; 22 EMCC Student-athletes Honored
Nineteen Co-Lin Student-athletes Receive NJCAA Recognition
ICC Student-athletes Continue Record Breaker Season In The Classroom
Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Twenty-Seven Rangers Named MACJC Academic All-State
Record Number Of ICC Student-athletes Earn MACJC Academic Honors
NJCAA All-American, All-SEC Star Sorrell-Howard Named NEMCC Assistant Coach
JCJC Holds Girls’ Basketball Camp
Nettles New PRCC Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach
ICC To Host Final Round Of Summer League Basketball
East Mississippi Community College To Hold One-day Basketball Camp June 22 On Scooba Campus
ICC Women's Basketball To Host Summer League On Wednesday
ICC To Host High School Basketball Summer League On Thursday
Northeast Mourns The Loss Of Pearl River's Mitch Deaver
Mitch Deaver, Pearl River Community College Publicist, Dies At 62
ICC To Host All-Star Basketball Weekend
Kids From Across Mississippi Flock To NEMCC For First Basketball Camp Of Summer
Release Date: 6/29/2015
Northeast Mississippi Community College

Booneville, Miss. – Northeast Mississippi Community College attracted players from as far away as the capital city of the Sunshine State for its annaul Tiger Basketball Camp from June 1-4 inside historic Bonner Arnold Coliseum.

Several experienced coaches aided Northeast headman Cord Wright in providing guidance during the four-day event. Members of the Tigers’ most recent team were in attendance as well to help direct the different drills and tasks.

Those that were present refined their fundamentals in order to produce proper playing habits. Wright and his staff also instilled the mental aspect of the game through the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership and citizenship.

Boys had the opportunity to work on ball handling, dribbling, shooting, passing, rebounding, defense and other essential techniques while participating in a fun and relaxing environment.

Campers were pitted against each other numerous times with a set of scrimmages that put routines that were taught during practice sessions to the test in a competitive manner.

The attendance at the Tigers' first function of the summer that is dedicated to assisting kids in the development of their abilities inside the gymnasium crossed the century mark for the second consecutive year.

The following is the list by county and in alphabetical order of those who participated in the 2015 Tiger Basketball Camp.

Alcorn: Taylor Bradley of Kossuth, Eli Ferrell of Glen, Jamarious Gwyn of Corinth, Bricen Hales of Kossuth, Cayden Harris of Corinth, Bacarrion Hill of Corinth, Nicholas Hopper of Kossuth, Hunter Hughes of Glen, Channing Ozbirn of Kossuth, Will Steward of Rienzi, Brady Talley of Glen and Torry Thrasher of Glen.

Itawamba: Derek Perry of Tremont, Bartlett Powell of Mantachie and Reese Ruth of Fulton.

Jackson: Gavin Addison, Austin Aycock, Xavier Bass, Will Burns, Brice Cantrell, Garrett Dean, Trevor Dorsey, Brayden Douglas, Bradley Farabee, David Galle, Jake Goff, Glynn Harrington, Codie Henderson, Chase Holley, Evan Housen, Garrett Jacobs, Tyler Jacobs, Kris Johnson, Kylan Johnson, Luke Langlinais, Tyler Martin, Avery Moody, Garrett Morrow, Ian Pacheco, Carson Paetow, Kaleb Pelusi, Tyler Preston, Aidan Reverse, Trevor Rich, Gage Short, J-Wes Small, Kena Stephens, Joshua Sumrall, Jeb Wells, Josh Wells, Kobi Whittle, Nathaniel Wilson, Drew Williamson and Chris Woods, all of Vancleave.

Lee: Caleb Agnew of Saltillo, Dylan Goin of Saltillo, Joe Paul Perkins of Mooreville, Cade Taylor of Saltillo, Jeremiah Turner of Tupelo and John Riley Weeks of Mooreville.

Leon (Fla.): Bryton Smith of Tallahassee.

Panola: Dion Stutts and DJ Stutts, both of Batesville.

Pontotoc: Brayden Ball, Jordan Ball, Timothy Locastro and Thomas Locastro, all of Pontotoc.

Prentiss: Jaymen Allen of Booneville, Ravin Chittom of Booneville, Jake Davis of Wheeler, Elijah Dukes of Booneville, James Dukes of Booneville, Josh Dukes of Booneville, Cade Eaton of Booneville, Dylan Eaton of Marietta, Micah Gambill of Wheeler, Amoni Grizzard of Booneville, Cayden Howell of Wheeler, Eli James of Wheeler, Chandler Johnson of Booneville, Skyler Johnson of Jumpertown, Glen Laird of Wheeler, Hayden Lassiter of Booneville, Walker Moreland of Marietta, Gregory Murphy of Hills Chapel, Jackson Pharr of Hills Chapel, Blaine Powell of Wheeler, Camden Saylors of Booneville, Michael Smith of Hills Chapel and William Tennison of Booneville.

Tippah: Daulton Brown of Walnut, Austin Bolden of Walnut, Hunter Carpenter of Walnut, TJ Colom of Falkner, Wesley Cox of Walnut, Riley Glissen of Falkner, Chauncey Jackson of Ripley, Grant McCoy of Walnut, Nathan McCoy of Walnut, Jordan Peterson of Falkner Andrew Taylor of Blue Mountain and Jacob Wilbanks of Chalybeate.

Tishomingo: Cameron Cummings, Ethan Hall and Tucker Hill, all of Burnsville.

Union: Isaiah Ball of New Albany, Zack Ball of New Albany, Loden Bolen of New Albany, Luke Bolen of New Albany, Sam Callicutt of Enterprise, Ethan Hatfield of Blue Springs, Luke Laird of Blue Springs, Tyler Lipsey of New Albany, Tucker Owens of New Albany, Aaron Pilcher of Enterprise, Eli Reed of Ingomar, Tucker Shannon of New Albany, Mason Simmons of New Albany, Tyson Smithey of Ingomar and Luke Willard of Enterprise.

Yalobusha: Stephen Corey of Water Valley.

Next up on the calendar for Northeast is its annual Tiger Pride Camp for both boys and girls in grades three-through-eight from June 29-July 2. A Skills Camp has also been added to the list of offseason activities on the Booneville campus for July 13-16 with facilities available for those wishing to stay overnight.

For more information about the 2015 Northeast Tiger Basketball Camps, contact Wright at 662-720-7241 or by email at cdwright@nemcc.edu or assistant coach Kyle Morris at 662-720-7505 or by email at kbmorris@nemcc.edu.

c spire Football News

MACJC Honors 23 PRCC Athletes For Academics
Nine Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic Distinction
Co-Lin Student-athletes Pile Up MACJC Academic Honors
East Mississippi Touts MACJC Academic All-State Teams For All Sports; 22 EMCC Student-athletes Honored
Nineteen Co-Lin Student-athletes Receive NJCAA Recognition
Sorrells New PRCC Assistant Football Coach
NJCAA, MACJC Academic Recognition Awarded To 32 JCJC Student-athletes
Four East Mississippi Community College Teams And Nine Student-athletes Recognized By NJCAA For Academic Achievement
ICC Student-athletes Continue Record Breaker Season In The Classroom
Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Twenty-Seven Rangers Named MACJC Academic All-State
Record Number Of ICC Student-athletes Earn MACJC Academic Honors
Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic All-State Honors
NORTHEAST FOOTBALL TO HOST INAUGURAL SEVEN-ON-SEVEN, BIG MAN CAMPS
JCJC Holds Offensive Line/Defensive Line Camp
Greg Jenkins, NFL Player And MGCCC Alum, Returns To Help With Summer Camp
Bear Creek GC Hosts Sim Cooley Memorial Tourney
JCJC Holds Quarterback/Wide Receiver Camp
Drawdown Benefits JCJC Football Program
ECCC Warriors Announce 2015 Football Schedule
MACJC Honors 23 PRCC Athletes For Academics
Release Date: 6/29/2015
Pearl River Community College

POPLARVILLE - Twenty-three student athletes at Pearl River Community College have been named to the Academic All-State list by the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges.

Students must maintain a 3.25 grade point average and have completed 45 hours of work to receive the honor. They are listed by teams:

Football - Jeremy Archie of Hermanville, Carter Hankins of Purvis, Jason Ladner of Gulfport, Tarvarius Moore of Quitman, Keefa Nelson of Brookhaven, Stevie Scott of New Augusta, Tanner Bryan of Carriere, Nicholas Thomas of Olive Branch and Antron Watts of Columbia.

Men’s soccer - Gerrad McLaurin of Ocean Springs and Ray “Trey” Wesson III of Gulfport.

Softball - Breanna Herndon, Hannah Herndon and Rachel Hickman, all of Poplarville; Shannon Buehler of Bay St. Louis and Hannah Holloway of Petal. Women’s basketball - KaNosha Fairley of Pascagoula, Akayla Powell of McComb and Robin Sisson of Quitman.

Women’s soccer - Rachel Jacobson, Courtney Lechner and Natalie Lechner, all of Pascagoula; and Cassidy Hotchkiss of Biloxi.


c spire Golf News

Co-Lin Student-athletes Pile Up MACJC Academic Honors
East Mississippi Touts MACJC Academic All-State Teams For All Sports; 22 EMCC Student-athletes Honored
Nineteen Co-Lin Student-athletes Receive NJCAA Recognition
Four East Mississippi Community College Teams And Nine Student-athletes Recognized By NJCAA For Academic Achievement
ICC Student-athletes Continue Record Breaker Season In The Classroom
Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Twenty-Seven Rangers Named MACJC Academic All-State
Record Number Of ICC Student-athletes Earn MACJC Academic Honors
Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic All-State Honors
Lowery, Payn, & Leggett Captures 22nd Annual Wesson Golf Classic
Bear Creek GC Hosts Sim Cooley Memorial Tourney
Northeast Mourns The Loss Of Pearl River's Mitch Deaver
Mitch Deaver, Pearl River Community College Publicist, Dies At 62
CCC Baseball Golf Tournament Announcement
Ross Named NJCAA First Team All-American
Gulf Coast’s Hickam, Motter Finish Second At Nationals
Northeast Golf Day Four Results At NJCAA National Tournament
EMCC Sophomore Steven Eilders Finishes Tied For 52nd At NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship
East Mississippi Earns No. 18 National Ranking In Final NJCAA Baseball Poll For Second Straight Year
TULL WORKS THROUGH DANGER TO REMAIN IN CONTENTION AT NATIONAL TOURNEY
Co-Lin Student-athletes Pile Up MACJC Academic Honors
Release Date: 6/26/2015
Copiah-Lincoln Community College

JACKSON, Mississippi – The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) has honored 25 Copiah-Lincoln student-athletes for their classroom excellence in 2014-2015.

Ten of those student-athletes have been honored by being named MACJC Distinguished All-State for having a GPA of 3.80 or higher. Distinguished recipients include Caroleah Brister of Brookhaven (tennis), Gregory Causey of Petal (golf), Allie Dear of Florence (tennis), Steve Del Cid of Wesson (tennis), Matthew Evans of Brookhaven(baseball), Cullen Greer of Wesson (football), Koy McFarland of Wesson (football), Brandon Nettles of Wesson (tennis), Jacob Ross of Brookhaven (golf), and Alex Smith of Wesson (baseball).

Del Cid, Greer, and Nettles all maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA during their careers at Co-Lin.

Recognized as MACJC Academic All-State for having a GPA of 3.25-3.79 were Kristen Byrd of Monticello (softball), Kamry Creel of McComb (softball), Daniel Fitzwater of Shreveport, Louisiana (football); Jacob Fleming of Summit (football), Trent Furr of Ackerman (football), Savannah Johnston of Summit (softball), Brooke Laigast of Madisonville, Louisiana (softball); Nick Luckey of Magee (football), Tanner Parvin of Brookhaven (baseball), Carly Riley of New Hebron (tennis), Zach Smith of Brookhaven (football), Adrienne Wallace of Bogue Chitto (softball), Wesley Watts of Brandon (baseball), Rheagan Welch of Bogue Chitto (softball), and Quintarius Willis of Greenville (football).

c spire Rodeo News

Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Twenty-Seven Rangers Named MACJC Academic All-State
Bull Rider Winston Cheek Paces East Mississippi To 25th-place Team Finish At College National Finals Rodeo In Wyoming
East Mississippi Trio Set For Participation In College National Finals Rodeo In Casper, Wyo.
Northeast Mourns The Loss Of Pearl River's Mitch Deaver
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
Will Tindall Signs Rodeo Scholarship With Northwest
EMCC Rodeo Teams Place Second In Women’s And Third In Men’s At West Point’s Eagle Ranch
EMCC Set To Host NIRA Ozark Region Collegiate Rodeo Beginning Thursday At West Point’s Eagle Ranch
Kelsey Kennemer Leads EMCC Women To Team Rodeo Title At UA Cossatot-hosted Event In Arkansas
Hinds CC Receives New Athletic Weight Room
Hinds CC Student-athletes Named To Who’s Who
East Mississippi Rodeo Teams Place Fourth In Both Men’s And Women’s Competition At Murray State-hosted Event
East Mississippi Rodeo Teams Place Fourth And Seventh At Three Rivers College Event
EMCC Women’s Rodeo Team Makes School History With First-place Finish In Fall Opener At Missouri Valley College
ECCC Athletic Teams Recognized For Academic Excellence
ECCC Leads Nation In Student-Athlete Honors
Thirty Northwest Student-Athletes Named MACJC Academic All-State
EMCC’s Fisher-Pruitt Team Roping Tandem Finishes 10th To Secure School-best, 28th-place Team Rodeo Finish At 2014 CNFR
Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Release Date: 6/24/2015
Holmes Community College

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The NJCAA national office announced the recipients of the 2014-15 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards Wednesday. This year saw a record 1,936 student-athletes from 324 NJCAA member colleges earn national academic honors.

During the 2014-15 academic year, the NJCAA saw 58,531 student-athletes compete on 3,461 teams in 28 different sports. A record 3.31 percent of individuals competing in the association qualified for an academic award which is only available to student-athletes that have accumulated at least 45 semester credit hours or 60 quarter credit hours with a minimum of a 3.60 grade-point average.

Below is a listing of the three NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards with the qualifying grade-point average for each honor:Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence: 4.00 GPA; Superior Academic Achievement Award: 3.80-3.99 GPA; and Exemplary Academic Achievement Award: 3.60-3.79 GPA.

Holmes Community College had 16 athletes receive honors from the NJCAA. Included in the list were: women's tennis, Laurie Alvis, Superior Academic Achievement; Jennifer Rule, Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence; Anna Shores, Superior Academic Achievement; and Katie Wood, Superior Academic Achievement; women's soccer, Mara Baker, Superior Academic Achievement; Aija Baker, Exemplary Academic Achievement; Courtney Vosika, Exemplary Academic Achievement; and Emma Warren, Exemplary Academic Achievement; baseball, Tyler Hines, Exemplary Academic Achievement; and Cody Shaw, Exemplary Academic Achievement; men's tennis, Justin Sawyer, Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence; softball, Brett Whitlock, Superior Academic Achievement; Lindsey Robbins, Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence; and Kelsey Kelly, Exemplary Academic Achievement; football, Tevin Roberts, Superior Academic Achievement; and men's soccer, Brad Simpson, Exemplary Academic Achievement.

The Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence was presented to a record 185 student-athletes that earned a 4.0 grade-point average. There were 741 qualifiers for the Superior Academic Achievement Award, while 1,110 individuals claimed the Exemplary Academic Achievement Award.


c spire Men's Soccer News

JCJC Holds Boys Team Soccer Camp
MACJC Honors 23 PRCC Athletes For Academics
Nine Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic Distinction
ICC Soccer Announces 2015 Schedule
Co-Lin Student-athletes Pile Up MACJC Academic Honors
East Mississippi Touts MACJC Academic All-State Teams For All Sports; 22 EMCC Student-athletes Honored
Nineteen Co-Lin Student-athletes Receive NJCAA Recognition
ICC Soccer Earns MACJC Academic Team Of The Year Honors
ICC Student-athletes Continue Record Breaker Season In The Classroom
Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Twenty-Seven Rangers Named MACJC Academic All-State
Record Number Of ICC Student-athletes Earn MACJC Academic Honors
Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic All-State Honors
ECCC Women’s Soccer, Softball Teams Named NJCAA Academic Teams Of Year
Two ICC Soccer Standouts Sign With Delta State
ICC To Host 7-on-7 Soccer Tournament On Tuesday
Northeast Mourns The Loss Of Pearl River's Mitch Deaver
Mitch Deaver, Pearl River Community College Publicist, Dies At 62
ICC Summer Camps Continue Throughout June
Pearl River Soccer Camp On Tap For June 25-27
JCJC Holds Boys Team Soccer Camp
Release Date: 6/30/2015
Jones County Junior College

ELLISVILLE – Over 60 youngsters attended the Jones County Junior College Boys Team Soccer Camp June 22-26.

Campers received instruction in the basic fundamentals of the game. The youngsters used Bobcat Soccer Field, Bobcat Stadium/Sim Cooley Field, the JCJC football practice field and the band practice field during the entire week.

They went through technical and tactical sessions and scrimmages before dividing up into teams and holding their own version of the World Cup to conclude the camp.

c spire Women's Soccer News

MACJC Honors 23 PRCC Athletes For Academics
Nine Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic Distinction
ICC Soccer Announces 2015 Schedule
Co-Lin Student-athletes Pile Up MACJC Academic Honors
East Mississippi Touts MACJC Academic All-State Teams For All Sports; 22 EMCC Student-athletes Honored
Nineteen Co-Lin Student-athletes Receive NJCAA Recognition
ICC Soccer Earns MACJC Academic Team Of The Year Honors
ICC Student-athletes Continue Record Breaker Season In The Classroom
Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Twenty-Seven Rangers Named MACJC Academic All-State
Northwest To Host Women's Soccer ID Camp
Record Number Of ICC Student-athletes Earn MACJC Academic Honors
Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic All-State Honors
ECCC Women’s Soccer, Softball Teams Named NJCAA Academic Teams Of Year
Two ICC Soccer Standouts Sign With Delta State
ICC To Host 7-on-7 Soccer Tournament On Tuesday
Northeast Mourns The Loss Of Pearl River's Mitch Deaver
Mitch Deaver, Pearl River Community College Publicist, Dies At 62
ICC Summer Camps Continue Throughout June
Hinds CC Women’s Soccer ID Camp Moved To July 16
MACJC Honors 23 PRCC Athletes For Academics
Release Date: 6/29/2015
Pearl River Community College

POPLARVILLE - Twenty-three student athletes at Pearl River Community College have been named to the Academic All-State list by the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges.

Students must maintain a 3.25 grade point average and have completed 45 hours of work to receive the honor. They are listed by teams:

Football - Jeremy Archie of Hermanville, Carter Hankins of Purvis, Jason Ladner of Gulfport, Tarvarius Moore of Quitman, Keefa Nelson of Brookhaven, Stevie Scott of New Augusta, Tanner Bryan of Carriere, Nicholas Thomas of Olive Branch and Antron Watts of Columbia.

Men’s soccer - Gerrad McLaurin of Ocean Springs and Ray “Trey” Wesson III of Gulfport.

Softball - Breanna Herndon, Hannah Herndon and Rachel Hickman, all of Poplarville; Shannon Buehler of Bay St. Louis and Hannah Holloway of Petal.Women’s basketball - KaNosha Fairley of Pascagoula, Akayla Powell of McComb and Robin Sisson of Quitman.

Women’s soccer - Rachel Jacobson, Courtney Lechner and Natalie Lechner, all of Pascagoula; and Cassidy Hotchkiss of Biloxi.


c spire Softball News

MACJC Honors 23 PRCC Athletes For Academics
Nine Hinds CC Student-athletes Earn Academic Distinction
Co-Lin Student-athletes Pile Up MACJC Academic Honors
East Mississippi Touts MACJC Academic All-State Teams For All Sports; 22 EMCC Student-athletes Honored
Nineteen Co-Lin Student-athletes Receive NJCAA Recognition
Vanlandingham Fulfils NCAA Division I Dream By Signing With Skyhawks
Four East Mississippi Community College Teams And Nine Student-athletes Recognized By NJCAA For Academic Achievement
ICC Student-athletes Continue Record Breaker Season In The Classroom
Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Twenty-Seven Rangers Named MACJC Academic All-State
Twenty-Seven Rangers Named MACJC Academic All-State
Record Number Of ICC Student-athletes Earn MACJC Academic Honors
MACJC Approves Statewide Conference For Softball
SMCC Head Softball Coach Patsy Sandifer Leaving SMCC
ECCC Women’s Soccer, Softball Teams Named NJCAA Academic Teams Of Year
Sign Up For Lady Bulldogs Pitching/Catching Clinic
Jessica Holliday Earns Walk-On Spot At Delta State
JCJC’s Seale Inks With University Of Memphis
Mitch Deaver, Pearl River Community College Publicist, Dies At 62
JCJC’s Holifield Inks With Southern Miss
MACJC Honors 23 PRCC Athletes For Academics
Release Date: 6/29/2015
Pearl River Community College

POPLARVILLE - Twenty-three student athletes at Pearl River Community College have been named to the Academic All-State list by the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges.

Students must maintain a 3.25 grade point average and have completed 45 hours of work to receive the honor. They are listed by teams:

Football - Jeremy Archie of Hermanville, Carter Hankins of Purvis, Jason Ladner of Gulfport, Tarvarius Moore of Quitman, Keefa Nelson of Brookhaven, Stevie Scott of New Augusta, Tanner Bryan of Carriere, Nicholas Thomas of Olive Branch and Antron Watts of Columbia.

Men’s soccer - Gerrad McLaurin of Ocean Springs and Ray “Trey” Wesson III of Gulfport.

Softball - Breanna Herndon, Hannah Herndon and Rachel Hickman, all of Poplarville; Shannon Buehler of Bay St. Louis and Hannah Holloway of Petal.Women’s basketball - KaNosha Fairley of Pascagoula, Akayla Powell of McComb and Robin Sisson of Quitman.

Women’s soccer - Rachel Jacobson, Courtney Lechner and Natalie Lechner, all of Pascagoula; and Cassidy Hotchkiss of Biloxi.


c spire Tennis News

Co-Lin Student-athletes Pile Up MACJC Academic Honors
Co-Lin Women’s Tennis Boasts Highest GPA In State
Nineteen Co-Lin Student-athletes Receive NJCAA Recognition
Co-Lin Men’s Tennis Repeats As Top Academic Team
ICC Student-athletes Continue Record Breaker Season In The Classroom
Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Twenty-Seven Rangers Named MACJC Academic All-State
Record Number Of ICC Student-athletes Earn MACJC Academic Honors
Northeast Mourns The Loss Of Pearl River's Mitch Deaver
Mitch Deaver, Pearl River Community College Publicist, Dies At 62
ECCC Names Jay Pacelli As New Men’s And Women’s Tennis Coach
ICC Tennis Programs Finishes In ITA Top 20
Both Bobcat Tennis Teams Finish Ranked In Top 20 In Final ITA Poll
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Nursing Students Inducted Into Honor Society, Receive Pins
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
ICC Earns Top 15 Finish In National Tennis Tournament
ICC’s Robbins Captures NJCAA Consolation Championship
Presented ECCC Men’s Tennis Awards
O’Neill Honored For Service At ECCC
Co-Lin Student-athletes Pile Up MACJC Academic Honors
Release Date: 6/26/2015
Copiah-Lincoln Community College

JACKSON, Mississippi – The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) has honored 25 Copiah-Lincoln student-athletes for their classroom excellence in 2014-2015.

Ten of those student-athletes have been honored by being named MACJC Distinguished All-State for having a GPA of 3.80 or higher. Distinguished recipients include Caroleah Brister of Brookhaven (tennis), Gregory Causey of Petal (golf), Allie Dear of Florence (tennis), Steve Del Cid of Wesson (tennis), Matthew Evans of Brookhaven(baseball), Cullen Greer of Wesson (football), Koy McFarland of Wesson (football), Brandon Nettles of Wesson (tennis), Jacob Ross of Brookhaven (golf), and Alex Smith of Wesson (baseball).

Del Cid, Greer, and Nettles all maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA during their careers at Co-Lin.

Recognized as MACJC Academic All-State for having a GPA of 3.25-3.79 were Kristen Byrd of Monticello (softball), Kamry Creel of McComb (softball), Daniel Fitzwater of Shreveport, Louisiana (football); Jacob Fleming of Summit (football), Trent Furr of Ackerman (football), Savannah Johnston of Summit (softball), Brooke Laigast of Madisonville, Louisiana (softball); Nick Luckey of Magee (football), Tanner Parvin of Brookhaven (baseball), Carly Riley of New Hebron (tennis), Zach Smith of Brookhaven (football), Adrienne Wallace of Bogue Chitto (softball), Wesley Watts of Brandon (baseball), Rheagan Welch of Bogue Chitto (softball), and Quintarius Willis of Greenville (football).

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Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Hinds CC Men’s And Women’s Track Signing Class Announced
Northeast Mourns The Loss Of Pearl River's Mitch Deaver
Hinds CC Men’s T&F Finishes 16th In The Nation At Outdoor Nationals
Hinds CC Women’s T&F Ends 2015 Campaign In 22nd Place At Outdoor Nationals
Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
PRCC Summer Registration On-going
CCC Athletics Program Wraps Up 2014-15 With Banquet And Awards Ceremony
CCC Track Concludes 2015 Season At Jace LaCoste Invitational
Hinds CC Women’s T&F Competes At Jace LaCoste Invitational
Hinds CC Men’s T&F Wins 4x100 Relay At Jace LaCoste Invitational
CCC Track Runs In Jonesboro, Preps For Year-End Meet At Mississippi State
Inds CC Men’s T&F Wins Three Events At MCC Relay Invitationals
Hinds CC Men’s T&F Finishes Eighth At MC Twilight Invitational
Hinds CC Women’s T&F Finishes In Sixth Place At MC Twilight Invitational
CCC Track Continues Success At Rhodes College
CCC Track And Field Opens 2015 Season
Hinds CC Men’s Has Two Top-six Finishes At NJCAA Indoor Nationals
Top Louisiana Hurdler Signs With Hinds CC Men’s Track & Field
CCC Track And Field Preps For Season Opener
Holmes Has 16 Players Receive NJCAA Academic Awards
Release Date: 6/24/2015
Holmes Community College

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The NJCAA national office announced the recipients of the 2014-15 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards Wednesday. This year saw a record 1,936 student-athletes from 324 NJCAA member colleges earn national academic honors.

During the 2014-15 academic year, the NJCAA saw 58,531 student-athletes compete on 3,461 teams in 28 different sports. A record 3.31 percent of individuals competing in the association qualified for an academic award which is only available to student-athletes that have accumulated at least 45 semester credit hours or 60 quarter credit hours with a minimum of a 3.60 grade-point average.

Below is a listing of the three NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards with the qualifying grade-point average for each honor:Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence: 4.00 GPA; Superior Academic Achievement Award: 3.80-3.99 GPA; and Exemplary Academic Achievement Award: 3.60-3.79 GPA.

Holmes Community College had 16 athletes receive honors from the NJCAA. Included in the list were: women's tennis, Laurie Alvis, Superior Academic Achievement; Jennifer Rule, Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence; Anna Shores, Superior Academic Achievement; and Katie Wood, Superior Academic Achievement; women's soccer, Mara Baker, Superior Academic Achievement; Aija Baker, Exemplary Academic Achievement; Courtney Vosika, Exemplary Academic Achievement; and Emma Warren, Exemplary Academic Achievement; baseball, Tyler Hines, Exemplary Academic Achievement; and Cody Shaw, Exemplary Academic Achievement; men's tennis, Justin Sawyer, Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence; softball, Brett Whitlock, Superior Academic Achievement; Lindsey Robbins, Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence; and Kelsey Kelly, Exemplary Academic Achievement; football, Tevin Roberts, Superior Academic Achievement; and men's soccer, Brad Simpson, Exemplary Academic Achievement.

The Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence was presented to a record 185 student-athletes that earned a 4.0 grade-point average. There were 741 qualifiers for the Superior Academic Achievement Award, while 1,110 individuals claimed the Exemplary Academic Achievement Award.