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)
A first trip out of Senatobia tonight also brings with it the first MACJC North Division game for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers. NWCC (0-2 overall) travels to play at Coahoma, a team that is also in search of its first win of the year.
SENATOBIA — Momentum was something the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers got too late in Thursday’s matchup with No. 6 Co-Lin at Bobby Franklin Field. The defending state champion Wolfpack used seven turnovers against the Rangers, as well their patented zone-read option attack on offense to post a 48-24 win. (September 6, 2013, Page 7A)
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)