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NEMCC Tigers ink 34 on National Signing Day

Blake Long NEMCC BOONEVILLE– Ricky Smither bolstered his Northeast Mississippi Community College football team both on and off the field of competition with a tremendous class of young men that will take the field at Tiger Stadium this fall. Smither, who enters his seventh season as headman of the Tigers, inked 34 young men from […]

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Forty-year NEMCC Women’s Basketball reunion set

By Black Long NEMCC BOONEVILLE—Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame inductee Bonner Arnold made a bold statement in 1973 when women’s basketball was reinstituted at then-Northeast Mississippi Junior College. “I feel like it will grow stronger and in future years I think it will contribute to Northeast,” Arnold said while serving as Northeast’s athletic director. The […]

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NEMCC mourns the loss of Coach David Carnell

BOONEVILLE— Former Northeast Mississippi Community College athletic director, softball coach and football coach David Carnell dedicated nearly five decades to Northeast. Now, Carnell will make one last trip to campus. Carnell passed away during the early morning hours on Sunday, August 18 at his home in New Albany.. Visitation is being held today at the […]

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Tippah athletes attend Lady Tiger Basketball Camp

BOONEVILLE–Northeast Mississippi Community College women’s basketball program closed its 2013 summer with the second of two Lady Tiger Pride basketball camps on June 26-28 at the college’s Bonner Arnold Coliseum. Northeast’s Lady Tiger Pride Basketball Camps focused on teaching basic fundamentals and essential skills in all aspects of the game of basketball. It utilizes time […]

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Northeast baseball program inks standout

BOONEVILLE–Northeast Mississippi Community College’s baseball program announced the signing of another stand-out recruit on Monday, February 5, 2013. Head Coach Kent Farris has inked another left handed pitcher by the name of Josh Peterson from Denver, Colo. Peterson played for the Davey Jones team over the summer — out of Denver — and the lefty/first […]

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NEMCC Lady Tigers’ fifth straight division win sets up showdown with ICC

BOONEVILLE–Brian Alexander continues to lead the Lady Tigers to the top of the Mississippi Association of Community/Junior Colleges (MACJC) North Division rankings with his fifth consecutive division win Monday night in Moorhead. Alexander’s squad defeated the Lady Trojans (7-8, 2-4) at Mississippi Delta Community College’s Trojan Arena last night 63-56 to move to 8-6 overall […]

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Vance named MACJC Player of the Week

BOONEVILLE–Northeast Mississippi Community College sophomore guard Acie Vance of Ripley is known for being key in the clutch. Vance’s last-moment heroics helped the Tiger basketball team secure a 78-68 win over Holmes Community College on Thursday, January 24. He sealed the win with a pair of three-pointers with less than two minutes to play to ice the […]

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NEMCC: Boyd leads Lady Tigers over Coahoma; Coburn’s 27 not enough for Tigers

CLARKSDALE–Talisha Boyd led the way for the Lady Tigers with 14 points and seven rebounds to help defeat the Coahoma Community College(CCC) Lady Tigers 69-47.  For the Tigers,  Tadarius Coburn hit a game-high 27 points and nine boards in the Tigers 75-63 loss. Boyd, a 5-10 sophomore, went 6-of-9 from the floor and made 2-of-4 from […]

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Ripley’s Ben Shappley hired to lead NEMCC Tennis

BOONEVILLE–Northeast Mississippi Community College has hired Ben Shappley of Ripley as the new head coach for the men and women’s tennis programs.  Shappley will take the place of last year’s head coach Lynn Smither and will look to add to Smithers’ success.  “I am enthusiastic and optimistic about my first year as the coach of the Northeast […]

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NEMCC basketball set to return to hardwood

From NEMCC Sports BOONEVILLE–Northeast Mississippi Community College men and women’s basketball teams will look to break above the .500-mark when the Tigers and Lady Tigers step back on the hardwood on Monday, January 7. Northeast will play two non-division affairs before stepping back into North Division play on Thursday, January 17. Northeast begins its second […]

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