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Hinds Bulldogs win their fourth game 72-63

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Freshman Christopher Owens in action against the Trojans. Photo by Tracy Duncan, Hinds CC.

The Hinds Community College Bulldogs won their fourth game of the season as they defeated the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans 72-63 Monday, Nov. 18.

The Bulldogs held a narrow 36-35 lead over the Trojans at halftime. Hinds would go on to break away as they outscored MDCC 36 to 28 in the second half to secure a nine-point lead and the victory.

Overall, Hinds spread the wealth on offense as 10 Bulldogs contributed points.

Sophomore forward, Dontrell McQuarter, of Baton Rouge, La., continued to be a dominant force as he led the Bulldogs scoring with 16 points. McQuarter also added seven rebounds, three assists and one steal.

Additionally, freshman guard, Christopher Owens, of Olive Branch, contributed 11 points and hauled in five rebounds off the bench.

The Bulldogs are now 4-2 overall on the season.

Their next match up will be Monday, Nov. 25, against the Delgado Community College Dolphins (2-2). Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the Michael Williamson Center in New Orleans.

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Vicksburg natives Butler and Harris play against each other for the second time this season

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DeMichael Harris and Malcolm Butler (photo courtesy of Rosie Harris)

Vicksburg natives DeMichael Harris and Malcolm Butler went head to head again Sunday night when the Indianapolis Colts took on the Tennessee Titans.

Butler led Titans to the 45-26 victory over the Colts, but both teams are having a great season.

Butler finished the game with 4 tackles and 1 interception for the Titans. Harris rushed one time for 2 yards and caught 1 pass for 1 yard for the Colts.

The two Vicksburg natives met for the first time last month when the Colts defeated the Titans 34-17, but this time it would be Butler and the Titans who took home the win.

DeMichael Harris and Malcolm Butler (courtesy of Rosie Harris)

After the big game, Butler and Harris posed for a picture which easily represents two guys from the same hometown playing the sport that they love.

 

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Deion Sanders coached high school to championship before leaving for JSU

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Jackson State University head coach Deion Sanders coached his final high school football game last night at Trinity Christian High School where they won the Texas Christian Athletic League Championship.

Sanders is the Tiger’s offensive coordinator and his son, Shedeur, is the team’s starting quarterback. They defeated the Heir Eagles Academy 59-28 to finish with a great 8-3 record.

Sanders posted members of his team on Twitter after the big win and showed how proud they are to be the champs.

Sanders also had three Vicksburg natives on the championship team who all contributed to winning the big game. Shardez Taylor, Marvin Martin Jr, and Quentin Pollard all had great performances this season for the Tigers.

Saturday’s game marked Sanders’ final game at Trinity. His focus is now on his new Jackson State football family. He was named head coach for JSU two months ago. He has already begun bringing in major recruits for Jackson State, including Shedeur who will be joining him next year.

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Former VJHS basketball coach King is now helping lead the PCA Lady Eagles

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DeAndre King (photo by Keith Phillips)

Former Vicksburg Junior High assistant basketball coach DeAndre King is now coaching at Porter’s Chapel Academy where he is assisting with the girls’ basketball team.

King began coaching in 2015 at VJHS under head coach Julius Williams. They led the Gators to win the Little Six Championship that year.

King coached under VJHS head basketball coach Jerdon Hardiman last year, finishing the season with a 18-1 record. He also helped the team reach the Little Six Championship that year, falling just short of victory to Clinton.

Now that King has made the move over to PCA, he is coaching under Casey Fisher and alongside Chandler Ellis. With King’s assistance, the Lady Eagles have been gaining much success this season.

King has now helped the Lady Eagles to a 4-2 record as they continue to grow and improve each week. The Eagles are  set to play against Deer Creek tomorrow at 6 p.m. at home.

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