Monthly Archives: January 2018

Donovan Ham’s basketball IQ and pedigree are helping the Choctaws take the next Step this season. Corey Rholdon, Sports Editor

The Mississippi College Men’s Basketball Team has gotten out to its best start since rejoining the GSC in 2014. A big reason for that is junior transfer Donovan Ham, who came from Georgia Highlands College. Before that, Ham played at Texas Tech. Ham averages 14.6 points per game, 5.9 rebounds, and 3 assists for the Choctaws this season. Coach Lofton

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Choctaws Basketball Keeps on Kicking. Josh Clark, Contributing Writer

Everyone loves a good underdog story. In fact, some of the greatest stories in the history of sports involve an underdog. In these stories, a certain athlete or team overcome seemingly insurmountable odds in the face of doubt and uncertainty to pull off an incredible feat. The exciting yet potentially demeaning thing about being an underdog is that no one

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Women’s Basketball: Mid-Season Summary. Sadie Wise, Contributing Writer

Mississippi College’s women’s basketball team is coached by Paul Duke, who is on his 23rd season as the leader for the Lady Choctaws. During his past 22 seasons as head coach for the Choctaws, Duke has been very successful, accumulating a record of 356-204. The team, which is made up of mostly younger players, has faced some adversity this season

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Paul Duke: Husband, Mentor, Women’s Basketball Coach Kelsey DeVazier, Editor

He is a developer. He believes in each of his players, and constantly encourages them, preparing and growing them into women who are ready to face the real world. Most of all, he is passionate about the “great game of basketball.” This is just a short glimpse into the life of Coach Paul Duke, the head women’s basketball coach at

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