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ECCC Baseball Players Receive End Of Year Awards
Release Date:5/29/2015
East Central Community College

East Central Community College pitcher Will Myers of Philadelphia has been named first team Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-State for his play this season.

Myers was 4-2 on the mound for the Diamond Warriors, with a 3.0 earned run average. He struck out 72 batters in 67 innings of work.

The lefthander who prepped at Leake Academy was named the MACJC Pitcher of the Week for April 27 to May 3. He was 2-0 during that week, including a no-hitter against Jones County Junior College. Myers will play for the University of Alabama in Huntsville next season.

Named second team MACJC All-State were sophomore outfielder Ben Cooley of Hattiesburg, sophomore infielder Cody Daigle of Addis, La., freshman catcher Michael Davis of Clinton, sophomore pitcher/catcher Lane Fazende of Carriere, and sophomore infielder Dylan Little of Semmes, Ala.

Cooley, a product of South Jones High School, hit .331 for the Warriors this season, with 23 RBIs. He was errorless in the field on 92 attempts. He will continue his baseball career at the University of North Alabama.

Daigle, a product of Parkview Baptist High School, hit .356 for ECCC with a team leading 34 RBIs, 17 doubles, and six home runs. He will play for Louisiana Tech next season.

Davis, a product of Clinton High School, hit .323 with 20 RBIs. He had only four errors in 276 attempts.

Fazende, a product of Pearl River Central High School, hit .442 in 43 at bats with nine RBIs. He also was 2-1 on the mound with a 2.6 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 32 innings. He will continue his career at William Carey.

Little, a product of Mary G. Montgomery High School, hit .348 with 25 RBIs and a team-leading 47 singles. He will continue his career at the University of West Alabama.

Receiving team awards were: Daigle, most valuable player; Myers, most valuable pitcher; Cooley, most valuable defensive player; freshman infielder Dylan Snypes of State Line and Wayne County High School and freshman outfielder Reagan Warren of Conehatta and Newton County High School, co-most improved players; Myers and sophomore outfielder Chance Whitten of Batesville and South Panola High School, co-recipients of the Jamie Clark Memorial Award for Baseball; and Whitten, Scholar-Athlete Award. Whitten has signed to continue his career at Mississippi College.

Davis received the first Most Competitive Award.

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Two ICC Basketball Standouts Sign To Continue Their Career
Release Date: 5/28/2015
Itawamba Community College

FULTON, MS – Itawamba Community College’s men’s and women’s basketball programs announced that Lakee Westbrook of Shannon and Ricki Hooker of Olive Branch have signed National Letters of Intent to on to the next level.

Both ICC standouts will continue their careers just to the northwest in Arkansas with Westbrook signing with Ouachita Baptist University and Hooker with Philander Smith College.

Westbrook averaged 13.7 points, 3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.2 steals per game started all 23 games last season and earned a spot on the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) North All-Star roster.

In his freshman season, Westbrook played a key role in helping the Indians win the MACJC Championship and make it to the quarterfinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 23 Tournament. The 6’2” guard will join a Tiger squad who finished 20-6 last season.

Hooker averaged 3.7 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists per game off the bench in 24 contest last season. She battled midseason injuries, but returned during the postseason to help the Lady Indians win the MACJC North Division and NJCAA Region 23 titles.

The 5’2” guard picked up 1.8 steals per game as well and including three in the NJCAA Region 23 title game to earn the Lady Indians a spot in the NJCAA National Tournament in Kansas. Hooker will join the Panthers who finished 18-10 last season.

For more information on ICC Basketball and the eight other intercollegiate athletic programs, follow ICC Athletics on Twitter (@LetsGoICC) and visit LetsGoICC.com.

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Latest Women's Basketball Story

Two ICC Basketball Standouts Sign To Continue Their Career
Release Date: 5/28/2015
Itawamba Community College

FULTON, MS – Itawamba Community College’s men’s and women’s basketball programs announced that Lakee Westbrook of Shannon and Ricki Hooker of Olive Branch have signed National Letters of Intent to on to the next level.

Both ICC standouts will continue their careers just to the northwest in Arkansas with Westbrook signing with Ouachita Baptist University and Hooker with Philander Smith College.

Westbrook averaged 13.7 points, 3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.2 steals per game started all 23 games last season and earned a spot on the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) North All-Star roster.

In his freshman season, Westbrook played a key role in helping the Indians win the MACJC Championship and make it to the quarterfinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 23 Tournament. The 6’2” guard will join a Tiger squad who finished 20-6 last season.

Hooker averaged 3.7 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists per game off the bench in 24 contest last season. She battled midseason injuries, but returned during the postseason to help the Lady Indians win the MACJC North Division and NJCAA Region 23 titles.

The 5’2” guard picked up 1.8 steals per game as well and including three in the NJCAA Region 23 title game to earn the Lady Indians a spot in the NJCAA National Tournament in Kansas. Hooker will join the Panthers who finished 18-10 last season.

For more information on ICC Basketball and the eight other intercollegiate athletic programs, follow ICC Athletics on Twitter (@LetsGoICC) and visit LetsGoICC.com.

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Coahoma Community College Football Camp
Release Date: 5/28/2015
Coahoma Community College

The CCC Youth Football Camp will be held June 22-23 at James E. Miller Stadium on the campus of CCC! The camp is open to all ages 6-12 and will feature Tiger coaching staff, who will instruct participants on football fundamentals during the free two-day event.

For more details or to register, contact assistant coach Jason Morgan at 662-621-8554. You can also register online by visiting http://coahomasports.com/sb_output.aspx?form=12.

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CCC Baseball Golf Tournament Announcement
Release Date: 5/28/2015
Coahoma Community College

The Coahoma Community College baseball program will sponsor a golf tournament July 10th at the Clarksdale Country Club, with proceeds going toward renovation of the baseball field at the Eddie C. Smith Sportsplex on the campus of CCC. All supporters of CCC baseball and Coahoma Community College are encouraged to attend.

The format of the event will be a four-man scramble, and the first tee time on July 10th will be at 8:30 am. Individuals are encouraged to bring their own golf carts, if possible, or call coachTommy Foster to make arrangements.

Cost will be $100 per person ($400 per team). Prizes will be given out for longest drive, longest putt and closest to the pin.

Contact Tommy Foster (662-710-0695, tommyfosterbaseball@yahoo.com) or Lee Hodge (662-902-5527, lhodge@coahomacc.edu) to register or for further details.

Registration is also available online by visiting http://coahomasports.com/sb_output.aspx?form=13

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Weather Prompts Postponement Of Pearl River Summer Showcase
Release Date: 5/18/2015
Pearl River Community College

originally scheduled for May 16, has been postponed until Wednesday, May 27 due to bad weather conditions.

Registration for the event will start at 3 p.m. with the showcase beginning at 4 p.m.

College and professional scouts will be in attendance for the pro-style workout for incoming college high school freshman and 2015 high school graduates.

Registration cost is $75.

For more information, go to http://www.prcc.edu/files/athletics/2015SummerShowcase.pdf


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Pearl River Soccer Camp On Tap For June 25-27
Release Date: 5/19/2015
Pearl River Community College

POPLARVILLE --- The Pearl River Community College Soccer Camp for high school boys is set for June 25-27 (Thursday through Saturday) here on the PRCC campus.

Wildcat head coach Paul Martin, who guided his squad to a three-straight MACJC-Region 23 championship this past fall, said and impressive staff of coaches from William Carey University and Spring Hill College, as well as other professionally licensed personnel will be on hand to work with players to advance their basic ball skills.

“We’re very excited to get to work with and observe the potential and progress of possible future collegiate players,” he said.

For additional information or to register, go to www.pearlriversoccercamps.com


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Latest Women's Soccer Story

Hinds CC Women’s Soccer ID Camp Moved To July 16
Release Date: 5/26/2015
Hinds Community College

RAYMOND – Marcille McLendon, head women's soccer coach at Hinds Community College, has postponed the first annual Hinds Soccer ID recruiting camp that was set for this weekend to Thursday, July 16 due to incoming weather and the Mississippi State Cup being held.

The ID camp, a workout for rising female high school seniors, will still follow the original format.

The schedule for the first ID camp is as follows:

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. – Training session at Tom Shepherd Field

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Lunch (which will be provided)

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Hinds Community College campus tour

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. – Training session at Tom Shepherd Field

The cost of the camp is $30, which includes the events listed above, plus lunch and a camp t-shirt, and can be paid on the morning of the camp.

The ID camp will take place at Tom Shepherd Field on the Hinds Community College Raymond Campus. All participants must bring a valid current physical form with them to the workout, as well as cleats, shin guards, water and for those are under the age of 18, a legal guardian.

For more information please call coach McLendon at 601.857.3331 or email her at marion.mclendon@hindscc.edu

For more on Hinds soccer go to www.hindsccsports.com.


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Latest Softball Story

East Mississippi Community College To Conduct Softball Skills Camp June 2-3 On Scooba Campus
Release Date: 5/29/2015
East Mississippi Community College

SCOOBA – East Mississippi Community College is set to conduct a softball skills camp this coming week (June 2-3) on the Scooba campus.

Slated to take place Tuesday and Wednesday mornings (9 a.m.-noon), EMCC's upcoming softball skills camp will be for high school-aged competitors (7th-12th grades). All interested camp participants are requested to bring their own equipment, including glove, helmet, cleats, bat, tennis shoes and cap.

With the camp set to focus on developing hitting techniques and defensive skills, fees for EMCC's two-day softball camp are $100, which will include a camp T-shirt for all participants.

In addition, EMCC's originally scheduled (June 6-7) junior softball skills camp has been cancelled.

For additional camp information, please contact EMCC head softball coach Kyndall White via e-mail at kwhite2@eastms.edu. Registration forms are available online on EMCC softball's homepage at www.EMCCAthletics.com.


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Latest Tennis Story

Both Bobcat Tennis Teams Finish Ranked In Top 20 In Final ITA Poll
Release Date: 5/26/2015
Jones County Junior College

ELLISVILLE – Both Jones County Junior College tennis teams ended the season ranked in the Top 20 in the final ITA Junior/Community College team rankings. The Lady Bobcats were rated No. 16 in the final poll.

Jenna Hegwood (Petal) was rated No. 37 in singles, while she and Shelby Gilliland (Petal) were rated No. 24 in doubles.

The Lady Bobcats finished 16th in the NJCAA Division I National Tournament in Tucson, Arizona, in early May.

For the men, Graham Lightsey (Petal) finished 42nd and Josiah Lim (Shreveport, Louisiana) was 45th in singles.

The Bobcats came in 22nd in the NJCAA Division I National Tournament in Plano, Texas, in mid-May.

To view the full rankings, go to http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings.htm

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Latest Track & Field Story

Hinds CC Men’s T&F Finishes 16th In The Nation At Outdoor Nationals
Release Date: 5/18/2015
Hinds Community College

RAYMOND – The Hinds Community College men’s track and field team finished 16th in the country out of 48 teams at the 2015 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Outdoor Nationals in Hutchinson, Kan., over the weekend.

Despite numerous rain and lightning delays, the Eagles still had 11 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Americans, which were all the members of the 4x100 meter and 4x400 meter relay teams, plus participants in the high jump, 400-meter hurdles and 400-meter dash.

The 4x100 meter relay team of Doug Ball (Flora), Jordan Burks (Athens, Ala.), Deante’ Early (Baton Rouge, La.) and Ray Gibson (Hollandale) came in fourth in the nation with a time of 40.62 seconds.

The 4x400 meter relay team of JaDarrius Perryman (Fayette), Kyler Perrault (Carencro, La.), Early and Curtis Walker (Lexington, S.C.) ran the event in 3:30.23 to come in eighth place overall.

Jerin Allen (Gulfport) came in fifth place overall in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet, 9 and ¾ inches.

John Hightower (Landover, Md.) was a sixth place finisher in the 400-meter hurdles with a finish of 53.27 seconds.

Early had a time of 49.71 seconds in the 400-meter dash, good enough for a seventh place overall finish.

For more on Hinds track and field go to www.hindsccsports.com.



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