Former Lafayette High pitcher Reed Davis has finally found the right school and situation to play for at a place that is defined by its name. Tuesday, Davis agreed to a scholarship to play for Victory University, a small non-denominational Christian school based in mid-town Memphis. For Davis, who just spent two years at Northwest Mississippi Community College, the opportunity to play for the NAIA-based school just felt right.
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.
Cody Reed and coach Mark Carson have the same recollection of when things changed.
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)
A tryout last month has resulted in a scholarship for Lafayette’s Tay Herod. The former Commodore, who was a member of two MHSAA Class 4A state championship teams, has signed on to play defensive back for Northwest Mississippi Community College. (more…) (May 8, 2013, Page 8A)
Today was a proud day for Water Valley head football coach Brad Embry. At approximately 7:30 a.m., seven Blue Devil seniors signed National Letters of Intent to play college football; longtime commit Taylor Edwards signed with Troy and recent pledge Devin Fleming signed with Alcorn State.
On the junior college level, Rowdy Williams and Denzel Jones signed with Northeast Mississippi Community College, Justin McCammon and Q. Bailey signed with Northwest Mississippi Community College and Jeoffrey Gordon signed with Itawamba Community College.
Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze has added a NJCAA All-American center and a former Mr. Football in the state of Mississippi to the list of players who can participate in spring drills. (more…) (January 23, 2013, Page 1B)
Former Lafayette High standouts Shaq Isom and Nikki McChristian played pivotal roles in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s MACJC North Division win over Delta Tuesday night. (more…) (January 23, 2013, Page 3B)