2019 EMCC Football News

  • No. 5 EMCC Lions overcome sluggish start to post 41-23 division road win over Mississippi Delta
    September 20, 2019
    Despite a sluggish start with turnovers in their first two offensive possessions, the fifth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College claimed a 41-23 road victory over Mississippi Delta Community College during Thursday’s MACJC North Division football action played at Jim Randall Stadium.
  • No. 5 EMCC Lions hit the road to meet Mississippi Delta in Moorhead
    September 18, 2019
    Following solid home wins over Pearl River and Itawamba, the fifth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College hit the road to take on Mississippi Delta Community College in MACJC North Division play Thursday evening in Moorhead.  Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. at Jim Randall Stadium on the MDCC campus.
  • Fast start propels No. 6 EMCC Lions to 48-3 home win over Itawamba in MACJC North Division opener
    September 13, 2019
    The sixth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College connected on three scoring passes during the first four minutes and 26 seconds of Thursday’s MACJC North Division opener on the way to cruising to a commanding 48-3 home victory over Itawamba Community College at EMCC’s Sullivan-Windham Field.
  • No. 6 EMCC Lions set to host ICC Indians in MACJC North Division opener
    September 11, 2019
    The sixth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College are set to open their MACJC North Division football slate Thursday by playing host to Itawamba Community College on the Scooba campus.  Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. at EMCC’s Sullivan-Windham Field.
  • EMCC quarterback Connor Neville tabbed MACJC Offensive Player of the Week
    September 10, 2019
    East Mississippi Community College sophomore quarterback Connor Neville has been named MACJC Offensive Player of the Week for his passing efforts during the Lions’ 49-15 home victory over Pearl River a week ago.   
  • No. 5 EMCC Lions bounce back with 49-15 win over Pearl River in home opener
    September 06, 2019
    The fifth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College bounced back from their season-opening loss a week ago at Hinds by claiming a 49-15 home victory over Pearl River Community College during Thursday’s MACJC interdivisional football contest played at EMCC’s Sullivan-Windham Field.
  • Fifth-ranked EMCC Lions look to bounce back in home opener versus Pearl River
    September 04, 2019
    Looking to rebound from their first setback since the 2017 campaign, the fifth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College are set to open their home football slate Thursday by playing host to the Pearl River Community College Wildcats.  Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at EMCC’s Sullivan-Windham Field on the Scooba campus.
  • Preseason top-ranked EMCC Lions drop 24-16 season-opening decision at Hinds
    August 30, 2019
    The preseason top-ranked and reigning two-time national champion Lions of East Mississippi Community College had their 17-game winning streak snapped by dropping a 24-16 road decision to the Hinds Eagles during Thursday night’s season-opening MACJC football action played at Gene Murphy Field/Joe Renfroe Stadium.  
  • Reigning champion and preseason No. 1 EMCC Lions to kick off 2019 campaign at Hinds
    August 27, 2019
    Atop the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Preseason Football Rankings for the sixth time in the last eight years, the five-time national champion Lions of East Mississippi Community College are set to open the 2019 campaign by traveling to Raymond to take on the Hinds Community College Eagles Thursday evening.  Kickoff for the season-opening, interdivisional contest is slated for 6:30 p.m. at Gene Murphy Field/Joe Renfroe Stadium.