JCJC releases 2018 football schedule

ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College will play four of its first five 2018 football games at Bobcat Stadium/Sim Cooley Field.

The schedule was released Friday, April 6.

Head coach Steve Buckley’s Bobcats open the season at home at 7 p.m. on Aug. 30 against Coahoma in the annual Hall of Fame game. The following week JCJC entertains Holmes at 7 p.m. on Sept. 6.

The Bobcats will open MACJC play on Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Hinds. Jones returns home for 7 p.m. games on Sept. 20 vs. Mississippi Gulf Coast and Southwest Mississippi on Sept. 27.

JCJC then visits Pearl River at 6 p.m. on Oct. 4 and Northeast Mississippi at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 11.

The Bobcats will play its only Saturday game at home at 2 p.m. on Oct. 20 against Copiah-Lincoln for Homecoming.

JCJC closes the regular season with a 6:30 p.m. game on Oct. 25 at East Central.

The first round of the MACJC playoffs will be Nov. 3 and the championship game will be Nov. 10.

The 2018 JCJC schedule is available at www.jcjcathletics.com.



Jones County Junior College 2018 Football Schedule


DATE                                     OPPONENT

Thursday, Aug. 30         Coahoma (Hall of Fame) ( 7 P.M.)

Thursday, Sept. 6           Holmes (7 P.M.)

Thursday, Sept. 13               Hinds* (6:30 P.M.)

Thursday, Sept. 20        Mississippi Gulf Coast*  (7 P.M.)

Thursday, Sept. 27         Southwest* (7 P.M.)

Thursday, Oct. 4                  Pearl River*  (6:30 P.M.)

Thursday, Oct. 11                 Northeast (6:30 P.M.)

Saturday, Oct. 20           Copiah-Lincoln* (2 P.M.)

Thursday, Oct. 25                East Central* (6:30 P.M.)

Saturday, Nov. 3                  MACJC playoffs

Saturday, Nov. 10                MACJC championship

*-denotes MACJC South Division game

bold- denotes home game

(Article by Shawn Wansley)

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