FULTON — A third straight victory for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers Thursday night appears to have earned them the No. 2 spot in the upcoming MACJC state playoffs. The Rangers handily defeated the Itawamba Indians 45-7 to improve to 6-3 overall and 4-2 in the MACJC North Division. (more…) (October 28, 2011, Page 8A)
For the second time in three weeks and the fourth time this season a Northwest Mississippi Community College player has been honored by the NJCAA.
SUMMIT — Southwest Mississippi Community College broke a 14-14 tie with NWCC midway through the fourth quarter and never looked back Thursday night. The Bears ended up defeating the No. 18 Rangers 28-14 in the non-division matchup. The loss was the second in a row for NWCC (3-3 overall) and third in the last four games. Southwest, which improved to 3-3 with the victory, broke the tie with a 28-yard touchdown pas from Vintavious Cooper to Justin Hatcher at the 8:56 mark of the fourth quarter and then iced the game with a 46-yard interception return for a touchdown from Raheem Robinson with 3:12 left in the contest. (more…) (October 7, 2011, Page 6A)
Led by the passing of quarterback Ryan Mossakowski, the No. 9 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers defeated Coahoma 44-21. Mossakowski finished the night 18-for-29 for 339 yards and three touchdowns.
DECATUR — The return of Adrian Golden to the lineup only made the offense for the No. 6 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers that much more potent on Thursday night. The Rangers totaled 426 yards in a 42-19 win over East Central, while Golden, who has been limited during the summer drills with a sprained ankle, added 94 yards and a touchdown on just 11 carries. (more…) (September 9, 2011, Page 9A)
The Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers will host a first-round MACJC baseball playoff series this weekend in Senatobia. NWCC, the co-champions in the North Division, host East Central, the No. 3 seed from the south, Friday at 2 p.m. and a doubleheader on Saturday that begins at noon. The winner of the best-of-three series will then advance to the state championships May 12-14. Admission to the weekend series is $5 for adults, children 12 and under and all Northwest faculty, staff and students will be admitted for free. (more…) (May 5, 2011, Page 7)
Three former area high school baseball players helped lift the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers to a share of the MACJC North Division title on Saturday.
Former Lafayette High standout Stormy Robison helped lift Northwest Mississippi Community College to two wins over Holmes in women’s softball action Wednesday and a split with Northeast on Thursday. Robison, last season’s EAGLE Player of the Year, picked up a two-run single in the Lady Rangers’ 8-0 win over Holmes in the first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader as well as two runs scored. (more…) (March 25, 2011, Page 8A)