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  • College freshman leads tobacco fight

    by Hannah Wallace, posted Thursday, August 11, 2016 (one year ago)

    CLINTON, Miss. (BP) -- Growing up in a state with high smoking rates and seeing his grandfather battle cancer for years, Bryce Moore felt compelled to take action.

    An 18-year-old Mississippi College freshman, Moore became actively involved in fighting tobacco use among young people.

    Starting as a 9th grader at Gulfport High School, his hard work in the cause caught the attention of the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. ... Read More

  • Miss. College garners table tennis championship

    by Andy Kanengiser, posted Tuesday, April 14, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Photo by Keith Lam
    CLINTON, Miss. (BP) -- Mississippi College's coed table tennis team ended Texas Wesleyan's decade of dominance by capturing MC's first national championship in Wisconsin on Sunday (April 12).

    With games split at two apiece, the fierce match with Texas Wesleyan was decided in doubles play. The MC duo of Cheng Li and Tong Zhang, both from China, overcame a 7-3 deficit to defeat Texas Wesleyan 12-10 to lift the Choctaws to the 2015 championship. Read More