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Lear running into Rangers’ record book

As a walk-on on Northwest Mississippi Community College’s baseball team, James Lear was competing for playing time. He never envisioned anything like this. (April 29, 2014, Page 6)

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    LHP Reed selected 46th overall by Royals

    Just a couple of years ago Cody Reed was a crafty left-hander at Horn Lake High who showed some projectability because of his frame.

    Thursday, the Ole Miss signee and Northwest Mississippi Community Ranger was selected 46th overall in the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft by the Kansas City Royals.

     (June 7, 2013, Page 6A)

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      Rebs unsure how ’13 MLB Draft will hit

      Heading into last year’s MLB Draft the Ole Miss Rebels had a pretty good idea who they would lose. (more…) (June 6, 2013, Page 7)

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        Rangers fall in MACJC state opener

        The No. 8 Pearl River Wildcats proved to be too much for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers in the MACJC baseball tournament opener Thursday in Poplarville. (more…) (May 10, 2013, Page 7A)

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          Rangers sweep Jones Co.

          A couple of former area baseball standouts helped lift the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers to a MACJC series win over Jones County Junior College Sunday. The Rangers defeated No. 19 Jones 5-3 and 11-9 over the weekend to advance to the MACJC State Tournament that begins Thursday at Pearl River. (more…) (May 6, 2013, Page 7A)

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            Rangers earns sweep of Mississippi Delta

            The Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers earned two wins over Delta Wednesday in Senatobia to claim the No. 2 spot in the North Division.

            The two wins also improved the Rangers to 23-21 overall and 14-8 in the North Division. NWCC now has a home field advantage in the first round of the playoffs, which is a best-of-three series. (April 26, 2012, Page 7)

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              Sullivan shines in SEC opener

              Former Oxford Charger and Northwest Mississippi Community College Ranger Charley Sullivan shined in Alabama’s Southeastern Conference opener on Friday against Arkansas. Sullivan started for the Tide and lasted 5.1 innings before giving way to five other pitchers in Alabama’s 4-3 loss in 12 innings. (more…) (March 19, 2012, Page 9)

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                Power-hitting King continues NWCC pipeline

                WATER VALLEY — Taylor King has gained a reputation as a power-hitting corner infielder with the Water Valley Blue Devils during his time on the varsity squad.

                Long ago the coaching staff at Northwest Mississippi Community College took note of his abilities at the plate and on Thursday the Rangers landed their third baseman of the future when the WVHS senior signed his National Letter of Intent in the high school gym. (more…) (February 10, 2012, Page 8A)

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                  Rangers split with Northeast

                  The Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers moved back into a tie with Holmes on Monday thanks to a split with Northeast in Booneville. (more…) (April 26, 2011, Page 7)

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