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Northwest Accepts Invitation to Heart of Texas Bowl

By Kevin Maloney/NWCCRANGERS.COM COPPERAS COVE, Texas – Northwest has accepted an invitation to play in the 2016 C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl, marking the school’s 11th all-time bowl appearance and third in the last five years. Northwest (9-2) will face

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Northwest Head Football coach speaks at Senatobia Rotary Club

Northwest Mississippi Community College Head Football Coach Benjy Parker (center) spoke about the Rangers’ upcoming season at the Senatobia Rotary Club on Aug. 26. Bailey Hunt, Rotary club president (far left) welcomed (left to right) Bubba Skelton, Northwest athletic director;

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Mark Carson Inducted into Independence Athletic Hall of Fame

by Kevin Maloney, Sports Information Director INDEPENDENCE – Longtime Northwest head baseball coach Mark Carson was inducted into the inaugural class of the Independence High School Athletic Hall of Fame over the weekend. Carson was a four-year letterman in baseball

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Northwest to host Bull-O-Rama Sept. 17

Fans of professional bull riding will want to arrive early for a close-up view of the action at this year’s Sycamore Bank Bull-O-Rama presented by Oxford Kubota at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Multipurpose Arena at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept.

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State officials present resolution in honor of national championship football team

Mississippi State Senator Bill Stone, District 10, second from left, and State Representative Trey Lamar, District 8, second from right, presented and read a resolution from the legislature congratulating Northwest Mississippi Community College on winning the 2015 NJCAA National Football

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Annual Ranger Rodeo set for April 21-23

by Kevin Maloney, Sports Information Director SENATOBIA – The annual Ranger Rodeo, presented by Sycamore Bank, is set for April 21-23 at the Northwest Mississippi Community College Multipurpose Arena. The main event will begin at 7:30 each night. Each night collegiate cowboys and

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2016-17 Northwest Cheer Squad Announced

By Kevin Maloney, Sports Information Director/NWCCRANGERS.COM SENATOBIA – Twenty-one students at Northwest Mississippi Community College have been selected as Ranger cheerleaders for the 2016-17 season, according to cheer coach and sponsor Liesl Mote. Tryouts were held at the McLendon Center

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National Championship football team honored at EDF banquet

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Ranger Football team was recognized for winning the 2015 NJCAA National Championship during the 18th annual Tate County Economic Development Foundation banquet on March 21. Parke Pepper, right, EDF board member congratulates Northwest Head Coach

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Northwest receives championship ring donation from First Tennessee Bank

Mackey Moore (left), North Mississippi Regional President, and Candice Campbell, Financial Center Manager, of First Tennessee Bank have joined with a host of other supporters to provide championship rings for the Ranger Football Team, winner of the 2015 NJCAA National

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Wright resigns as Head Football Coach, Parker promoted

by Kevin Maloney, Sports Information Director SENATOBIA – Two months after leading the Rangers to an 11-1 record and their third NJCAA National Championship in program history, head football coach Jack Wright has resigned his position at Northwest to accept a

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