The Great American Smokeout is this Thursday

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WHAT: The Great American Smokeout
WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Horton Building

MDCC Delta Fit is teaming up with Associate Degree Nursing's honor society Alpha Delta Nu to promote freedom from smoking. Come by for information, resources, games, and treats!

We hang tough – we don’t puff: MDCC is smoke free!

13 Nov 2016

MDCC announces 90th Anniversary & homecoming day events

Mississippi Delta Community College (MDCC) will celebrate its 2016 Homecoming Oct. 24-29 with a variety of activities including a grilling contest, homecoming parade and the crowning of the homecoming queen. The week of activities lead up to a daylong celebration of the College’s 90th Anniversary Saturday, Oct. 29 that culminates with the football game against Coahoma Community College.

The MDCC Alumni Association will host the Homecoming Breakfast beginning Saturday, Oct. 29, at 8:30 a.m. in the Vandiver Student Union. Immediately following at 9 a.m., the Alumni Awards Ceremony will include recognition of the 2016-17 alumni scholarship students, the MDJC Class of 1966, and recipients of the Trojan Spirit Award, the Distinguished Trojan Service Award, and Alumnus of the Year.

The annual Homecoming Parade begins Saturday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m. on the Moorhead campus. The parade will march north down Johnny Russell Street, turn left on Washington Street, go through downtown, turn left on Delta Avenue, turn right on Olive Street, and a final left turn onto Lucas Street to end on campus.

The Legacy Luncheon and Homecoming Concert will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Trojan Grove, which is located beside the newly constructed Vandiver Student Union. The Players will perform during this year’s concert.

The 90th Anniversary Ceremony begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Trojan Grove, which includes special awards and a Building Dedication Ceremony. The homecoming court and other special guests will be recognized at the pregame presentation starting at 2 p.m. at Jim Randall Stadium.

Kickoff for the football game is slated for 2:30 p.m. MDCC’s Spirit of the Delta Marching Band will perform along with the Delta Dancers.

MDCC invites all current students, alumni, patrons and community members to attend the homecoming day events.

25 Oct 2016

New Ordinance: City of Moorhead

MEMORANDUM

 

TO: MDCC Faculty, Staff and Students

FR: Dr. Edward Rice II, Vice President of Student Services

RE: New Ordinance: City of Moorhead

DATE: October 10, 2016

 

As faculty, staff and students of Mississippi Delta Community College, we should always show respect and kindness to our city neighbors in our daily interactions.

Gathering in front of homes adjacent to campus, however, is disruptive to our neighbors.

The city of Moorhead recently enacted an ordinance prohibiting loitering in public places within the corporate limits. This includes sidewalks in front of private homes.

Violation of this ordinance may result in a fine or arrest.

A smoking area is located within the gated area at the corner of Hwy. 3 and West Cherry Street.

A collaborative relationship between MDCC and the Moorhead community is very important to an overall quality of life for everyone involved.

Thank you in advance for understanding and following the city ordinance.

10 Oct 2016

Defense led by Grayer and Stanley not enough to fend off Lions

SCOOBA – The Trojan defense racked up 38 tackles (unofficial stats) on the night, but it was not enough to push past the Lions of East Mississippi Community College as MDCC lost 73-7 Thursday night to move to 1-4 on the season and 0-3 in division play.

MDCC won the coin toss and deferred to the second half. The opening possession for the Lions was a six-play, 70-yard drive that resulted in a 1-yard touch down run by Isaiah Wright for EMCC to take a swift 7-0 lead with 13:26 left in the first quarter.

Freshmen quarterback Guy Myers would get his first career start under center Thursday night for the Trojans. His opening drive at the helm resulted in a Trojan punt after a run for a 1-yard loss and two incomplete passes.

Myers in combination with sophomore Ja’Bril Haymon, would be a key duo for MDCC’s offense. Haymon carried the ball seven times for 34 yards, had a 30-yard kickoff return and scored the lone touch down in the game for the Trojans.

Freshmen Terrance Grayer (three tackles, three assists, one play broken up) and Jalen Stanley (two tackles, two assists, two plays broken up) led the defense for the Trojans. Bennie Higgins also had a notable night with one tackle, three assists and one sack.

MDCC plays host to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at Jim Randall Stadium in Moorhead.

01 Oct 2016

Homecoming Court announced

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Mississippi Delta is proud to announce its 2016 Homecoming Court. Four freshman and four sophomore maids were selected by their peers.

Pictured from left are Mollie Simpson, of Greenville, Jaden Nichols, of Greenville, Daraneisha Thompson, of Greenville, Sasha Harris, of Greenwood, Allyson Barber, of Greenville, Briana Knox, of Vicksburg, Quaneisha Pratt, of Houston, and Kiviyon Jones, of Greenville.

The queen will be crowned Wednesday, Oct. 26 during the Homecoming Assembly at 10:30 in the J.T. Hall Coliseum.

29 Sep 2016

Trojans fall to Northwest in game four

MOORHEAD – Mississippi Delta hosted Northwest Mississippi Community College at Jim Randall Stadium Thursday night in what turned into to a competitive ballgame. The Trojans lost the decision 38-7 to fall to 1-3 (0-2) on the year.

The first quarter brought out the toughness is both teams’ defense. MDCC held Northwest to a field goal and forced two interceptions. They also held the Rangers to 63 rushing yards and 38 yards through the air during the quarter.

MDCC’s freshman quarterback Austin Guy had 38 passing yards while four Trojan ball carriers tallied 21 rushing yards for the first quarter. Drake McCarter had the lone Northwest field goal for 34 yards with 6:08 left in the quarter.

In the second quarter, the Rangers turned up the offense scoring 21 unanswered points. Redshirt sophomore running back Tywun Walters carried two touchdowns in while sophomore wide receiver Darius Thomas caught an 8-yard pass to add to the lead. McCarter was perfect with extra point kicks on the night as well.

Mississippi Delta trailed 24-0 at the break, but managed to get on the board in the third quarter. With 13:00 minutes left to play in the quarter, sophomore Ja’Bril Haymon had a 5-yard touchdown run to break the shutout. Place kicker Steven Collins nailed the extra point attempt to make the score 24-7.

Northwest would add 14 more points in the third quarter to take a 38-7 lead. Neither team would score in the fourth quarter.

On the night, Austin Guy led MDCC offensively in rushing with 78 yards on seven carries (averaging 11.1 per carry) and passing with 90 yards going 8 for 24 with one interception. His longest rush for the night was 64 yards.

Haymon had big night with 32 rushing yards on eight carries including one touchdown and racking up 20 receiving yards. His longest carry on the night was for 19 yards.

Punter LaDaveon Smith took the field eight times tonight in that role and averaged 36 yards per punt totaling 288 on the night. His longest was for 44 yards.

Defensively, the Trojans were lead by Corey Jones, Terrance Grayer, Derontavious Travis and Terrance Harris. Jones and Grayer reached double digits in tackles with 13 and 11 respectfully. Travis and Harris each had six tackles. Harris also had one sack and two of his tackles were for a loss.

Mississippi Delta travels to Scooba on Sept. 29 to face No. 11 East Mississippi Community College who holds a record of 3-1 (2-0) on the season.

23 Sep 2016
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