When the East Mississippi Community College football team played its first home game Sept. 1 at new Sullivan-Windham Field, the Lions kicked off what many thought would be a good season.
Three weeks later, EMCC is home. This time, the compass is pointed toward the prospects of a great season.
The nation’s lone junior college football matchup of top 10 teams this week will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Senatobia when fourth-ranked Northwest Mississippi Community College plays host to eighth-ranked East Mississippi C.C. at Bobby Franklin Field.
WLSM-FM (107.1) will broadcast the game. which is the division opener for both teams.
RAYMOND — The No. 9 East Mississippi Community College football team survived its first road test of the season Thursday night, defeating Hinds C.C. 20-17 on Thursday night at Joe Renfroe Stadium.
SCOOBA — There is little doubt the biggest victory of the opening week of the MACJC regular season belonged to the East Mississippi Community College football team.
SCOOBA — With 64 points showing on the Sullivan-Windham scoreboard Thursday night, one might find it strange where East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens found the separation between two nationally ranked junior college powers.
SCOOBA — The East Mississippi Community College football team appears to have the answer at quarterback this season for any defense.
Coach Buddy Stephens’ biggest dilemma could be how he plans to utilize the skills of Bo Wallace, Termarcus Conner, and Jaquez Johnson. The EMCC coach will get his first chance to experiment with quarterbacks at 7 p.m. Thursday when No. 16 EMCC plays host to defending state champion and No. 2 Mississippi Gulf Coast C.C. at new Sullivan-Windham Field.