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Campers enjoy sun, rain at annual NEMCC Softball Camp

By Blake Long NEMCC BOONEVILLE—Northeast Mississippi Community College’s softball continued through the rain on its final day to successfully complete its annual youth summer camp May 27-29 at David Carnell Memorial Field in Bonneville.The three-day event was open to students ages seven years old through upcoming high school freshman. Several experienced area coaches and players […]

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Walnut’s Clifton, Robinson among NEMCC national Academic Award winners

By Blake Long NEMCC  COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.—Northeast Mississippi Community College’s athletic programs once again excelled not only in athletic competition, but also in the classroom during the 2013-14 school year. Six of Northeast’s eight sports that are sanctioned by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) garnered recognition as an All-Academic Team for maintaining a […]

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Ripley seniors set to walk on with college programs

RIPLEY–Ripley senior Malik Pearson will continue his basketball career by walking on with the Northeast Mississippi Community College program. According to Ripley coach Grant Gardner, Pearson is expected to redshirt his first season as he recovers from a second knee surgery. Football Ripley Tiger record-setting quarterback Dalton James will walkon with the Delta State University […]

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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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