Category Archives: Sports

New Athletics Program Off to Strong Start Despite Pandemic / Jace Aymond

Initiating a new athletics program for any university is challenging in and of itself. However, adding in the additional element of doing this exact thing amid a pandemic seems almost impossible. For Mississippi College’s women’s golf team, that was exactly the case. Yet, they made it through the rough year that was 2020 and are now starting their 2021 season

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Men’s Basketball Awaits Full Season Under New Leadership / Jace Aymond

Even with COVID-19 wreaking chaos on all of the sports teams on MC’s campus, the men’s basketball team was affected more than most. Even with the Gulf South Conference graciously putting together a shortened, conference only, winter season, the Choctaws played far less games that were scheduled. Out of the 20 games scheduled at the start of this past year,

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Choctaw Sports Lose a Legend / Charles Williams

Mississippi College athletics are mourning the loss of a legend, as former head football coach and athletic director John M. Williams passed away on Sep. 2 at his family home in Byram.   Williams played football at Port Gibson HS and Copiah Lincoln CC before finishing his playing career at Mississippi College, graduating in 1957. After college, he began his successful coaching

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After Historic Season, Volleyball Raring to Go In 2021 / Jace Aymond

Before the virus-shortened spring season that occurred earlier this year, the Lady Choctaw volleyball team had not produced a winning season since 1994. Although they only played a total of nine matches in the 2020 season, it was one for the record books in multiple ways. The Gulf South Conference implemented a Spring Championship Series for fall sports that could

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