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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Jack Wright

NWCC Rangers hire Wright as new head football coach

After a year away, Jack Wright is coming back to Northwest Mississippi Community College. (November 12, 2013, Page 6)

OL Johnson’s plan comes to fruition

Terry Johnson’s plan of getting a Division I football offer ended up happening just about the way he, his family and his coaches designed it.

The former Oxford High standout, who played this past season at Northwest Mississippi Community College, is headed to the next level as a member of the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns after just one season with the Rangers. The 6-foot-2, 300-pound Johnson was a full qualifier out of high school and as such, he’s able to transfer without earning a two-year degree. (January 10, 2012, Page 9)

Northwest wins thriller in season opener

SENATOBIA — Thursday night’s matchup between the No. 9 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers and No. 8 Pearl River Wildcats resembled more of a MACJC state championship game than a season opener. In a contest where both teams combined for over 1,000 yards of offense and multiple big plays, it was the Rangers that were able to hold off PRCC in overtime to come away with a 56-55 win. (more…) (September 2, 2011, Page 8A)

Three Chargers sign with NWCC Rangers

Oxford’s success on the football field this season has led to a bevy of scholarship offers for numerous players. (more…) (February 3, 2011, Page 7)

No. 4 Rangers host No. 12 Bulldogs

A strong defensive unit that is anchored in the middle by nose guard John Jenkins is what the No. 4 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers will have to try and overcome when they host No. 12 Gulf Coast at Bobby Franklin Field.

NWCC (9-0 overall) is two wins away from winning the MACJC state title, but in order to face Co-Lin or East Mississippi in that title game Nov. 13, the Rangers will have dispatch the Bulldogs (7-2) in the first-round of the playoffs on Saturday. (November 5, 2010, Page 8A)

NWCC Rangers get physical in win

A rugged and physical style of play in all three phases proved to be the winning formula for the No. 23 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers in their season opener Thursday night.

The Rangers mauled their way to a 27-17 win over No. 13 Pearl River by clamping down on the Wildcats when the going got tough and utilizing a team-first concept that coach Ricky Woods has tried to instill into his players all offseason. (September 3, 2010, Page 8A)

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