Desoto County Sports

Rangers recognized for MACCC championship

Senators Nicole Boyd and Neil S. Whaley led the Mississippi Senate on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, in presenting Senate Concurrent Resolution 580, commending the Northwest Mississippi Community College football team and Coach Benjy Parker for winning another state championship title in the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference.

Northwest beat the Hinds Community College Eagles on Nov. 13, 2021, 56-21, to clinch the title. Northwest earned its second consecutive MACCC title with the victory, repeating as Conference Champions for the first time since 1991-1992.  It marked the 11th conference title for the Rangers and the third since 2015.

Other senators pictured with the football team, coaches and staff are Senator Kevin Blackwell, Lydia Chassaniol, Robert L. Jackson, and Michael McLendon. 

Members of the 2021 MACCC State Championship Football Team are: Jackson Allen, Tevin Bell, Harper Blake, Jamarien Bracey, Deshaun Brooks, Sam Brumfield, Rayyan Buell, Ethan Bumgarner, Cason Burress, Michael Campbell, Davion Carter, Martez Clark, Braden Crawford, Roderick Daniels, Jamarr Davis, Kevin Diaz, David Duvall, Khamron Ford, Keyon Fordham, Kejuan Garner, Tanner Gillis, Kam Grays, Stephen Hall, Eli Hamlin, Fred Harris Jr., Jykeveous Hibbler, Michael Heirs, Jaycob Horn, TreShun Johnson, Jacoby Jones, Tyson Keys, Kaleb Long, Corteze Love, Quanterius Lusk, E. Jai Mason, Leo McIntyre, Jakobe McLaurin, Jay Mickle, James Mitchell III, Jackson Mize, Moshua Montague, Jalen Nettles, Bryon Pearson, Rontavious Person, Omar Pew, Jaylen Powell, Tavion Prather, Thurman Rayborn, Kylan Robinson, Jamie Shaw, D.T. Sheffield, Drea Shumaker, James Spratt, William Stewart, De’Meric Strong, Charles Thomas, Jarvis Townsend, Vance Van Every, Quinzavious Warren, Fred Watson Jr., Trace White, Jaquerrious Williams, Kiyon Williams, Matt Williams and Austin Wilson.

Members of the coaching staff are: Head Coach Benjy Parker, who for the second straight season has been named as the NJCAA Region 23 Coach of the Year, Stan Hill (Offensive Coordinator), Scott Oakley (Wide Receivers), Jim Jones (Offensive Line), Paige Anders (Defensive Coordinator), Rashad Pittman (Defensive Line), and Charles Jones (Defensive Backs).

NWCC Rangers football team with state Senators. (Courtesy photo)
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