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Ponder named to preseason all-conference football team
Patrick Ponder

Central Arkansas and Sam Houston State led the way in the 2017 Southland Football Preseason All-Conference selections, the league announced Thursday. The Bears earned a dozen selections while the Bearkats earned 11.
Central Arkansas can look forward to more strong defensive performances this season as they enter this season with seven picks on the preseason all-conference defense teams. Senior defensive backs Tremon Smith, George Odum and Jaylon Lofton were named to the first team along with defensive lineman Cardell Best and punter Patrick Ponder.

Jul 21, 2017, 18:23

Ponder named to preseason all conference football team
Central Arkansas and Sam Houston State led the way in the 2017 Southland Football Preseason All-Conference selections, the league announced Thursday. The Bears earned a dozen selections while the Bearkats earned 11.
Jul 20, 2017, 11:34

Farmer displays versatility against NOLA
Kyle Farmer, grandson of the Honorable & Mrs. Walter J. Gex, III, of Diamondhead and Mrs. Kathleen L. Gex of Jackson, of the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers returned to the Shrine on Airline for a four-game series with the New Orleans Baby Cakes this past weekend.
While Farmer and the Dodgers (49-40) did not have a top notch offensive showing, Farmer was able to show his versatility on the diamond performing at four different positions.
On Friday, July 7th the Dodgers fell to the Baby Cakes 5-2 while Farmer manned his normal position behind the plate at catcher.
On Saturday, the Dodgers split a double-header with New Orleans. In the first game, The Dodgers stumbled 6-1 but rebounded in the second game to shut out New Orleans 2-0.

Jul 11, 2017, 18:24

SSC alum Artigues inducted into MACJC Sports Hall of Fame
Jay Artigues, a former St. Stanislaus College and Pearl River Community College standout player and coach, joined 14 other standouts and was inducted into the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Tuesday, April 25th at the Muse Center on the campus of Hinds Community College.
Artigues stated, "I am both excited and humbled by this tremendous honor. Being able to represent PRCC as a student, player and coach was an incredible experience. I want to thank Dr. William Lewis and everyone involved at PRCC for this honor."
Artigues prepped at SSC from 1985-87 where he set the single-season batting average record with a .521 mark before heading off to PRCC.

Jun 7, 2017, 00:20

BWYC set to host the 68th annual MCYA Chapman Regatta June 10-11
This year for the first time in 68 years, there will be a change in the competition format for the annual Mississippi Coast Yachting Association (MCYA) Chapman Regatta to be hosted by Bay-Waveland Yacht Club (BWYC) on June 10-11.
This year, all of the yacht clubs in the Gulf Yachting Association (GYA) are invited to compete while in past years only Mississippi yacht clubs have been eligible to compete in the annual sailing event.
This historic team race sailing event started in 1950 when the Chapman brothers donated the Chapman Trophy to the MCYA.
The winner of the trophy each year is recognized as the championship yacht club of the Mississippi Coast Yachting Association (MCYA).

Jun 7, 2017, 00:19

Funk & O'Bannon earn honors at state sports banquet
Area players were honored recently at a state sports banquet hosted by the Clarion-Ledger newspaper in Jackson on Thursday, May 25th.
Volleyball player Emma Funk of OLA and baseball player Magruder O'Bannon of St. Stanislaus were both honored at the banquet.
Funk was named the Mississippi Volleyball Player of the Year by The Clarion-Ledger newspaper.
Funk helped lead OLA to a 33-7 overall record and their fifth consecutive Class I state championship and 11th title overall.
Funk led the state of Mississippi, regardless of classification, in kills with 748 along with 89 blocks and 34 aces.
She was named the All-South Mississippi Player of the Year and to the All-State team for the second consecutive year.

Jun 2, 2017, 18:18

Farmer & Dodgers show moxie in 10-2 win over New Orleans
Kyle Farmer has not wasted any time making his presence known with the Oklahoma City Dodgers since his call up to Triple-A on Tuesday, May 23rd.
Farmer and the Dodgers took two of three games against the New Orleans Baby Cakes over the Memorial Day weekend series. The Tuesday game was postponed due to inclement weather and will be made up as a double-header on July 8th when Oklahoma City returns to the Big Easy.
On Saturday, Farmer lined up behind the plate as the catcher and also had a strong game at the plate swinging the bat as the Dodgers upended the Baby Cakes 10-2 in the series opener.
The day started early for Farmer an

Jun 2, 2017, 18:17

Teams continue successful run in athletics
As the chords of 'Pomp and Circumstance' fade into the quickly approaching summer breeze, another school year comes to a our close.
Our teams that we cheered throughout this past academic year did not disappoint either. The titles may not have numbered as many as in years past but the overall strength and performance of our beloved competitors left a lasting impression throughout the state.
The school year got off on the right track early with cross country, football, volleyball and swimming all enjoying tremendous success.
On the trails, cross country weaved its way to solid finishes at the state meet in November.

May 30, 2017, 17:57


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