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Jones College head coach Steve Buckley is pointing towards a season opening game at home at Bobcat Stadium/Sim Cooley Field at 7 p.m. on Oct. 1 vs. East Central.

ELLISVILLE – Jones College has announced its 2020 football schedule, featuring all Thursday contests.

Because of COVID-19, this year’s slate will feature only six Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference (MACCC) South Division games.

Head coach Steve Buckley’s team will open the season at home at 7 p.m. on Oct. 1 vs. East Central. The Bobcats will also host Pearl River at 7 p.m. on Oct. 29 in the annual Hall of Fame game and will conclude regular season play at 7 p.m. on Nov. 12 with Homecoming against Copiah-Lincoln.

Jones will play road games at Hinds at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 15, Southwest at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 22 and Mississippi Gulf Coast at 7 p.m. on Nov. 5. The Bobcats will have an open date during the week of Oct. 8.

The MACCC championship game will also be played on a Thursday on Nov. 19. This season, only the champions from the South Division and North Division will advance to the playoffs.

All JC games are scheduled to air on, WLAU-FM, 99.3, and

The Bobcats were 7-3 in 2019, finishing second in the South Division and advanced to the conference semifinals.


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