Former Water Valley standout C.J. Jackson was named to the MACJC All-State football team as a member of the first team. Joining Jackson, a linebacker who plays at ICC, on the team from the area is former Oxford High standout Demarcus Pegues, who was named honorable mention at linebacker. Pegues just completed his sophomore season as a member of the NWCC Rangers.
Tyler Jackson, a former standout from Lafayette, was named to the second team as place-kicker. Jackson just completed his freshman season at ICC.
The Rangers finished the season 7-2 overall and 5-1 in the MACJC North Division, while the Indians finished the year 6-3. (November 13, 2012, Page 7)
Former Lafayette High standouts, Nikki McChristian and Shaq Isom, helped lead the Northwest Mississippi Community College Lady Rangers to a 67-62 win over Southwest in the Coca-Cola Classic held in Summit Monday night. McChristian scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds, while Isom had nine and eight in the victory. NWCC is now 4-0 on the year. The Rangers also grabbed a road win, defeating Co-Lin 76-66 (November 13, 2012, Page 7)
SENATOBIA — Freshman Derrell Lovelady’s first career touchdown pass couldn’t have come at a better time for the No. 11 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers. (more…) (October 29, 2012, Page 4B)
COLUMN: Saturday is the annual homecoming football game at Northwest Mississippi Community College. The No. 11 Rangers have already garnered a spot in the MACJC playoffs as the No. 2 seed and posted yet another successful campaign under coach Ricky Woods regardless of what happens against No. 19 Jones, Saturday’s opponent, and another opponent from the South Division in the first round. (more…) (October 26, 2012, Page 7A)
One win is all that separates the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers from an MACJC North Division title. The No. 5 Rangers travel to No. 3 East Mississippi tonight to do battle in a game that will decide which team is the No. 1 seed in the upcoming state football playoffs. (October 18, 2012, Page 8)
SENATOBIA — A smile that broke across Ricky Woods’ face a few minutes after Thursday’s game with Holmes said all that needed to said: The No. 6 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers were headed back to the MACJC playoffs.
A week of intense preparation for the Bulldogs not only resulted in a 32-20 win at Bobby Franklin Field for the now 6-0 Rangers, it also set up a true North Division title game with No. 4 East Mississippi on Thursday in Scooba. (October 12, 2012, Page 7A)
One more win is all that separates the No. 6 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers from a spot in the MACJC state playoffs in three weeks. While the Rangers’ meeting with No. 4 East Mississippi on Oct. 18 will likely be for the outright North Division title, Thursday’s home game with Holmes is also very important. (October 10, 2012, Page 6)
MOORHEAD — Led by another strong defensive effort and the passing of quarterback Domonique Harris, the No. 4 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers defeated Delta 41-13 Thursday night.
The victory improved the Rangers to 5-0 overall and 4-0 in the MACJC North Division and a half game ahead of Holmes, which travels to No. 5 EMCC Saturday. (October 5, 2012, Page 6A)
SENATOBIA — A near perfect performance in all three phases fueled the No. 4 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers to a 49-7 thrashing of No. 20 Itawamba on Thursday night at Bobby Franklin Field. In a game that featured several former area players on both sides of the field, it was the Rangers that really showed they were worthy of their national ranking. (September 28, 2012, Page 6A)
Senatobia may be 45 miles away from Oxford, but it will still feel like a Homecoming for several former area football players who are members of Itawamba Community College. Two former Water Valley Blue Devils — Chris Conard and C.J. Jackson — joined former Lafayette standouts Tyler Jackson, D.Q. Reynolds and D’Andre Greer as part of the 2012 signing class. (more…) (September 26, 2012, Page 6)