Area youngsters who participated in Lil’ Warrior Soccer, offered as part of Kids’ College activities at East Central Community College in Decatur, included (kneeling from left) Abigail Graham of Philadelphia, Brody Parkes of Louisville, Reid Massey, Charley Hollingsworth and Kent Selman, all of Decatur, and Jonah Mayes of Walker, Louisiana; and (standing from left) Eva Swann of Chunky, Tyler Ray and Donald Blake, both of Decatur; Thomas Dyess and Trey Posey, both of Philadelphia; and Camden Mayes of Walker, Louisiana. Not pictured is Hob Carleton of Union. ECCC men’s soccer coach Kenneth Thompson and ECCC women’s soccer coach Gray Massey led the camp.
Several soccer camps for young athletes will be held this summer at East Central Community College in Decatur.
Activities begin with a High School Girls 7-v-7 Camp scheduled Thursday, June 5.
A High School Boys 7-v-7 Camp will be held Friday, June 6.
Cost is $20 per player.
Individual Skills Camps are also scheduled and will be offered June 16-19 (Monday through Thursday) for various age groups.
Instruction for age five to 11 will be provided from 9 to 11 a.m.
Instruction for age 12 to 18 will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m.
Cost is $100 per camper and includes Warrior Soccer T-Shirt and camp insurance.
For more information, contact co-directors Kenneth Thompson (Warrior head coach) 601-635-6370 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or Gray Massey (Lady Warrior head coach) 601-635-6234 or email email@example.com.
These standout high school soccer players plan to continue their careers at East Central Community College in Decatur. Joining the Warrior squad in 2014-15 are (seated from left) Jacob Johnson, a 5-7, 140-pound forward and product of Destrehan (La.) High School; Cesar Diaz, a 5-7, 130-pound forward from Newton County High School; Jackson Oliver, a 5-11, 163-pound midfielder/forward and Tyler Aaron, a 6-1, 150-pound forward, both products of Clinton High School; and (standing from left) John Mark Howell, a 6’, 225-pound keeper from Amory High School; Durham Norman, a 6’, 147-pound defender from Florence High School; Connor Brenham, a 6’1, 150-pound midfielder from Pearl High School; and Kellen Clark, a 6’, 150-pound defender from Newton County High School. Johnson is a first-team All-District selection. Diaz’s honors include All-District and Golden Boot Award. He helped lead Newton County to the 2013-14 District title and State 4A semifinals. The 2012-13 team also reached the State 4A semi-finals. Oliver was team captain of the 2013-14 squad, which won the District championship. He also helped lead Clinton to the State 6A championships in 2008-09 and 2011-12. Aaron helped lead Clinton to the 2014 District championship. Howell is a recipient of Amory’s Scholar Athlete award. Norman served as captain of the 2014 Florence squad, which finished State Class 4A runners-up. Brennan helped lead Pearl to the 2013-14 State 5A Championship. He was also a member of several recreation and travel soccer championship squads. Clark’s honors include 2011-12 All-District Keeper, 2012-13 Defender of the Year and 2012-13 first team All-District. He helped lead Newton County to the 2012-13 and 2013-14 State 4A semifinals. Also joining the Warrior soccer squad in 2014-15 but not pictured is Jamar Simms, a 5-9, 150-pound defender from Pascagoula High School. EC’s Warrior soccer program is led by head coach Kenneth Thompson.
East Central Community College sophomore Jesse Vaughn (third from left), of Decatur is shown signing a national letter of intent to continue his soccer career at Delta State University in Cleveland. A two-year starter for the Warriors, Vaughn was selected an MACJC All-State Defender his freshman season and was named Honorable Mention MACJC All-State as a sophomore. He received the Warriors’ Defensive Award both years and was selected to participate in the inaugural MACJC All-Star Soccer Match in 2014. In addition, he was named MACJC Academic All-State and NJCAA Academic All-American. The Newton County High School graduate is the son of Lisa and Scott Vaughn (pictured at left). At right is ECCC men’s soccer head coach Kenneth Thompson.
Tryouts for the 2014 East Central Community College women’s soccer team will be held Saturday, March 1 on the Decatur campus, announced head coach Gray Massey.
Activities begin at 1:30 p.m. at the EC Soccer Complex.
Coach Massey said walk-on positions are available.
For more information, contact Coach Gray Massey, 601-635-6234 (office) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tryouts for the 2014 East Central Community College men’s soccer team will be held Wednesday, Feb. 19 on the Decatur campus, announced head coach Kenneth Thompson.
Activities begin with registration set for 1 p.m. at the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building.
Fieldwork on the game field is scheduled from 1:45 to 4 p.m.
Players will need to bring cleats, shin guards, shorts and T-shirts for workouts.
For more information, contact Coach Kenneth Thompson at ECCC, 601-635-6370 (office) or 601-938-3271 (cell). His email address is email@example.com.
East Central Community College welcomed new soccer team members for 2014-15 during a special program held recently on the Decatur campus.
Joining the Lady Warriors and their respective high schools are midfielders Gabby Stapp of West Harrison and Katelyn Denton of Lewisburg; and defender Erin Golden and goalkeeper Rachel Davis, both of Petal.
Gray Massey serves as women’s soccer head coach.
New Soccer Warriors are midfielders Fredy Gutierrez of Pontotoc, Omar Gutierrez and Carlos Gutierrez, both of Mooreville, and Abimael Rivera of Saltillo; and defender Durham Norman of Florence.
Kenneth Thompson serves as men’s soccer head coach.
For more information on ECCC Soccer, contact Coach Gray Massey (601-421-9913) or Coach Kenneth Thompson (601-635-6370). The email addresses are firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
These standout high school athletes are new members of the East Central Community College women’s soccer team for 2014-15. Seated from left are midfielder Gabby Stapp of West Harrison, goalkeeper Rachel Davis of Petal, and midfielder Katelyn Denton of Lewisburg and defender Erin Golden of Petal. The new Lady Warriors were recognized at an “announcement party” held recently on the Decatur campus. The ECCC women’s soccer program is led by head coach Gray Massey.
Recently welcomed as new members of the East Central Community College men’s soccer team for 2014-15 are (seated from left) midfielders Fredy Gutierrez of Pontotoc, Omar Gutierrez of Mooreville and Abimael Rivera of Saltillo; and (standing from left) defender Durham Norman of Florence and midfielder Carlos Gutierrez of Mooreville. The new Warriors were recognized during an “announcement party” held on the Decatur campus. Kenneth Thompson serves as head coach.
These sophomores on the 2013 East Central Community College women’s soccer team received special recognition at the annual Fall Sports Awards Banquet held Wednesday, Dec. 4 in Mabry Memorial Cafeteria on the Decatur campus. Completing their careers as Lady Warriors are (seated from left) Heather Johnson, a product of Newton County High School; Florence High School product Alana Turner of Mendenhall, Claire Milling of West Lauderdale, and Bailey McElroy and Paige Gower, both of Clarkdale; and (standing from left) Morgan Luke of Newton County, Miranda Clark of Neshoba Central, Mackenzie Britt of Florence, and Kennedy Castleberry and Sydney Dawkins, both of Clarkdale. Gray Massey serves as head coach.