Bobcats to play five home football games in 2011 season
Written By: Shawn Wansley
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Date Submitted: 2011-05-09 09:27:20
By Shawn Wansley
JCJC Sports Information Director
ELLISVILLE – Five home games highlight the 2011 Jones County Junior College football schedule, which was released by school officials on Monday.
The Bobcats will also play seven games on Thursday and two on Saturday.
JCJC, under the direction of sixth-year head coach Eddie Pierce, will open the season with two straight Thursday contests at Bobcat Stadium/Sim Cooley Field. The Bobcats will host Mississippi Delta Community College on Sept. 1 and Coahoma Community College on Sept. 8. Both of those games will have 7 p.m. kickoffs.
The Bobcats will host Co-Lin Community College at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, in the annual “Hall of Fame” game. There will be a 5K Run on that morning, a banquet honoring the Class of 2011 JCJC Sports Hall of Fame inductees at 5 p.m. and the Bobcats will battle the Wolves that evening.
JCJC will hold its annual Homecoming game at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, against East Central Community College and will close the home portion of its schedule at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, against Southwest Mississippi Community College.
JCJC will be celebrating its Centennial this year and will hold several activities in conjunction with the home games.
All four of the Bobcats’ road games will be played on Thursday nights.
JCJC visits Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College at 7 p.m. on Sept. 15, Holmes Community College at 7 p.m. on Sept. 29 and Hinds Community College at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 6. They end the regular season at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 at Pearl River Community College.
Jones County Junior College
2011 Football Schedule
Date Day Opponent Location Time
Sept. 1 Thursday Mississippi Delta Ellisville 7 p.m.
Sept. 8 Thursday Coahoma Ellisville 7 p.m.
Sept. 15 Thursday Miss. Gulf Coast* Perkinston 7 p.m.
Sept. 24 Saturday Copiah-Lincoln* Ellisville (Hall of Fame) 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 29 Thursday Holmes Goodman 7 p.m.
Oct. 6 Thursday Hinds* Raymond 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 Saturday East Central* Ellisville (Homecoming) 2 p.m.
Oct. 20 Thursday Southwest* Ellisville 7 p.m.
Oct. 27 Thursday Pearl River* Poplarville 7 p.m.
*-denotes South Division game