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)
Having grown up 30 minutes outside of Oxford, there was always one team Jay King dreamed of playing for once his prep career was over. That dream is now a reality. (April 22, 2014, Page 8)
CLARKSDALE — Damian Baker’s impact was finally felt Thursday night for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers. The sophomore running back from Columbus scored three touchdowns and rushed for 198 yards on just 16 carries to help lead the Rangers to a 38-23 win over Coahoma. (September 13, 2013, Page 6A)
More and more athletes are taking to various social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to publicly announce their college choices.
Cody Reed is no exception.
Sunday, the rising sophomore at Northwest Mississippi Community College announced to the world from his personal Twitter account (C_Reed24) that he had decided to stay close to home and play for the Ole Miss Rebels. (July 17, 2012, Page 6)
With his team in the field, one of Weathersby’s North Delta Dealers teammates strolled up to the right-hander to deliver a message from a member of the opposition: No more “of those” sliders, please.
Weathersby, hunched over at the end of the bench in front of an industrial-sized fan, looked up and simply grinned. (July 16, 2012, Page 6)
Two years ago, U.S. Navy Petty Officer Jennifer Dukes left her home in Oxford to live out a dream she has had since the ninth grade and set sail with the U.S. Navy as a religious program specialist where she works along side of the chaplains on board. (July 21, 2010, Page 3)