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


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