Fifty-one athletes recognized by Holmes, the MACJC and the NJCAA for academic prowess June 11, 2013 Fifty-one Holmes Community College athletes were recognized recently by Holmes Community College, the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the National Junior College Athletic Association for their work in the classroom during the 2012-13 school year. [read more]
Bulldogs give back to the community at Ann Smith Elementary in Ridgeland May 30, 2013 Nine Holmes Community College football players took their talents from the football field to the playground as they went on the road to Ann E. Smith Elementary where they read and played games with first graders there. [read more]
Bulldog Football Blog to give coaches' recap of practice sessions March 28, 2013 Each day after spring football practice, we will have quotes from the Bulldog Football coaching staff on what happened during practice and improvements made. [read more]
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February 19, 2013 Holmes CC raises $8,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project On Oct. 25, 2012, Holmes Community College held its first Armed Forces Appreciation Game with Coahoma Community College, where members of the military, both past and present were honored and recognized.
February 7, 2013 31 players sign with the Bulldogs on National Signing Day Thirty-one players inked letters of intent to play football for Holmes Community College next season, according to Head Football Coach Jeff Koonz.
January 4, 2013 Holmes coaching staff to be well represented at AFCA National Convention in Nashville GOODMAN --- Football coaches from Holmes Community College will represent Holmes and the MACJC well during the American Football Coaches Association annual convention in Nashville Jan. 6-9.
December 10, 2012 Holmes football creates the Bradly MacNealy Leadership Award Being connected to an institution and the happenings there is important to the institution but being connected in three or more different ways makes you that much more special to the institution.
November 28, 2012 Seven Bulldogs honored by the MACJC, Region XXIII Seven Holmes Community College Bulldogs received post-season honors from the MACJC and NJCAA after the Bulldogs finished 5-4 overall and 4-2 in the North Division. Wide receiver Jonathan Rumph, offensive lineman Jamarcus Robinson and return specialist Jacorie Ousley took top honors by being named First Team All-State, and Rumph was named First Team All-Region XXIII.
November 28, 2012 Bulldog coaching staff receives MACJC Coach of the Year award The Holmes Community College Bulldog football team took a 2-4 North Division record in 2011 and flipped it in 2012 finishing with a 4-2 North Division record and 5-4 overall. Football coaches in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges took notice of this turnaround recognizing Holmes Community College Head Football Coach Jeff Koonz with the MACJC Coach of the Year Award.
October 26, 2012 Bulldogs finish the season 5-4 with a 49-3 win over Coahoma GOODMAN --- Holmes Community College used a three-touchdown performance from Jacorie Ousley and a two-touchdown performance from Dennis Robertson to roll past the Coahoma Community College Tigers, 49-3, on Armed Forces Appreciation Night here Thursday night.
October 19, 2012 Bulldogs go to .500 on the season with 35-34 win over the Hinds Eagles GOODMAN --- A gutsy two-point pass reception from Bulldog freshman receiver Daniel Huffines from Dennis Robertson with 43 ticks left in Thursday's game lifted the Holmes Community College Bulldogs to a 35-34 win over the Hinds Community College Eagles.
October 16, 2012 Ousley named NJCAA, MACJC/JucoWeekly Special Teams Player of the Week for Week Seven GOODMAN --- Holmes Community College sophomore kick returner Jacorie Ousley has been named the NJCAA, MACJC/JucoWeekly Special Teams Player of the Week for his play in the Bulldogs' 32-20 loss to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers.
October 12, 2012 Bulldogs can't hold early lead over Rangers; fall 32-20 SENATOBIA --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs jumped out to a 14-6 lead over the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers here Thursday, but Northwest reeled off 26 straight points before the Bulldogs scored again to take the key North Division game, 32-20.
October 7, 2012 Bulldogs fall to Lions, 35-0 SCOOBA --- Forty-two minutes and ten seconds of Saturday’s North Division matchup between the Holmes Community College Bulldogs and the Lions of East Mississippi seemed more like a prize fight than a NJCAA football game.
October 1, 2012 Bulldogs score 24 unanswered to pull out 24-14 win over Mississippi Delta GOODMAN ---Mississippi Delta Community College jumped out to a 14-0 lead on the Holmes Community College Bulldogs Saturday, but the Bulldogs scored 24 straight points including 17 points in the fourth quarter to pull out the North Division victory to move to 3-0 in the and sit atop the North.
September 25, 2012 Thompson named MACJC/JucoWeekly Defensive Player of the Week for Week Four Holmes Community College sophomore safety Dahendrick Thompson has been named the MACJC/JucoWeekly Defensive Player of the Week for Week Four.
September 21, 2012 Bulldogs get huge North Division win over Itawamba, 14-12 FULTON --- Holmes Community College Bulldog defensive backs Dahendrick Thompson and Kris Givens proved the old adage that defense wins games as they returned a fumble each for touchdowns. Thompson took the first one in from 34 while Givens added the other from 85 in the fourth quarter in the Bulldogs' 14-12 win over Itawamba Community College here Thursday night.
September 17, 2012 Givens named MACJC Defensive Player of the Week Holmes Community College freshman defensive back Kris Givens of Ridgeland has been named the MACJC/JucoWeekly for Week Three after his two interception performance on Thursday versus Northeast Mississippi Community in Madison at Madison Central High School. The Bulldogs won the game 34-14 and went to 1-0 in the North Division.
September 14, 2012 Holmes racks 34 points in first half; gets 34-14 win over Northeast MADISON --- Holmes Community College dropped 34 quick first half points on the Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers here at Madison Central High School Thursday night and cruised to a 34-14 win.
September 6, 2012 Bulldogs fall to Gulf Coast Bulldogs, 46-12 in the home opener GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs trailed the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bulldogs 21-12 at halftime, but Gulf Coast 25 unanswered in the second half to pull out the 46-12 victory over Holmes in the home opener here Thursday night.
September 4, 2012 Jones CC Recap with Kris Givens Holmes CC's Kris Givens talks about the Jones loss, and preparing for Gulf Coast.
September 3, 2012 Bobcats use last drive to take 10-8 win over Bulldogs in season opener ELLISVILLE – After the Holmes Community College Bulldogs led the entire game, the Jones County Junior College Bobcats mounted a scoring drive in the last two minutes of the game and with 10.8 seconds left, Bobcat kicker Grant McLaurin booted a 32-yard field goal to give Jones the 10-8 victory.
August 31, 2012 Rumble on the Gridiron The Holmes Community College Bulldogs will face North Division opponent Northeast Mississippi on Sept. 13 in Madison at Madison Central High School.
August 30, 2012 Bulldogs contest scheduled for Thursday moved to Saturday at 4 p.m. GOODMAN --- Due to Hurricane Isaac making his way through Mississippi, Thursday's season opener with Jones County Junior College at Ellisville has been moved from Thursday night at 7 p.m. to Saturday at 4 p.m.
August 30, 2012 Five Bulldog Football games to be broadcast live on iHigh.com GOODMAN --- Five of the nine Bulldog regular season games will be broadcast live on the Holmes Community College page at http://www.holmesathletics.ihigh.com.
August 16, 2012 Holmes to battle Northeast at Madison Central HS The Bulldogs will battle Northeast at Jaguar Stadium on the campus of Madison Central High School on Sept. 13, with kickoff set for 7 p.m.
August 13, 2012 Holmes Football Network to reach over 1 million listeners
July 27, 2012 Bulldogs to take the show on the road to play Northeast at Madison Central GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs have moved their Sept. 13 football game with Northeast Mississippi Community College to Madison Central High School. The game is set for 7 p.m.
July 27, 2012 Bulldogs to have Armed Forces Appreciation Game on Oct. 25 GOODMAN --- Head Football Coach Jeff Koonz recently announced the Oct. 25 football game with Coahoma Community College will be an Armed Forces Appreciation Game with the Bulldogs being decked out in camouflage uniforms and any proceeds raised for the game will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.
July 9, 2012 Bulldog athletes named to the MACJC All-Academic Team Twelve Holmes Community College athletes were recently named to the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College 2011-12 All-Academic Team.
July 9, 2012 Bueche joins Holmes athletics as assistant trainer Louisiana native Ernest W. "Buster" Bueche II has joined the Bulldog Athletic Department as assistant certified athletic trainer.
February 2, 2012 Bulldogs set tryouts for May 23 at Goodman GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldog football team will hold a tryout on May 23 at Ras Branch Field in Goodman at 7 p.m.
February 1, 2012 Bulldogs release 2012 signing class Members of the 2012 signing class currently are:
December 1, 2011 Holmes CC offensive coordinator published in American Football Monthly Holmes Community College Bulldog Football Offensive Coordinator Mike McCarty was recently published in American Football Monthly magazine. His article on pocket awareness was published in October.
November 14, 2011 Five Bulldogs receive postseason honors JACKSON --- Five members of the Holmes Community College Bulldog football team received All-State honors.
October 28, 2011 Bulldogs finish with 500-yard offensive game The Holmes Community College Bulldogs racked up over 500 yards of offense for the second week in a row, but it wasn’t enough as the East Mississippi Community College Lions outraced the Bulldogs for a 56-35 win here Thursday night.
October 24, 2011 Holmes loses offensive battle with Northwest, 66-41 SENATOBIA --- Twelve hundred yards of offense between both the Holmes Community College Bulldogs and the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers resulted in 107 points between the two, and a 66-41 Ranger win in the North Division contest here Saturday.
October 14, 2011 Playoff hopes dashed by the Indians, 42-27 FULTON --- Hopes of the Holmes Community College Bulldogs making the 2011 state football playoffs ended Thursday as the Itawamba Indians defeated the Bulldogs, 42-27.
October 10, 2011 Bulldogs get 33-10 Homecoming victory over the Trojans GOODMAN ---- Ladarius Redditt scored two rushing touchdowns and Jacorie Ousley took a kickoff back 104 yards to help give the Holmes Community College Bulldogs the 33-10 Homecoming win over the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans.
September 29, 2011 Bobcats outscore Bulldogs, 38-20 GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs scored a touchdown on the ground, in the air and on the defensive side of the ball, but it wasn’t enough as the Jones County Junior College defeated the Bulldogs, 35-20, in the non-division contest.
September 22, 2011 Tigers defeat Bulldogs, 21-0 BOONEVILLE — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs had chances to put some points on the scoreboard but came up empty as the No. 19- ranked Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers won the game 21-0, knocking the Bulldogs to 1-1 in the North Division.
September 15, 2011 Bulldogs get first win of the season; defeat Tigers, 15-14 A Nolan Genovese to Jamel Johnson 42-yard touchdown pass and later two-point conversion pass to Ledrick Patterson with seven seconds to go gave the Holmes Community College Bulldogs the 15-14 win over the Coahoma Community College Tigers.
September 8, 2011 Co-Lin defeats Bulldogs, 47-14 Six rushing touchdowns by the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wolves proved to be the difference here Thursday night in the non-division contest as Co-Lin won the game, 47-14.
September 1, 2011 Bulldogs fall in opener to Bears, 24-21 It took the Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears two overtimes here Thursday night to defeat the Holmes Community College Bulldogs, 24-21.
August 31, 2011 Bulldogs prepare for upcoming season Lots of new faces will take the field for the 2011 Holmes Community College Bulldogs this fall including new players, head coach and coaching staff.
August 30, 2011 Holmes Football Network taps more than 1 million listeners Holmes Community College is pleased to announce a partnership with radio stations WLIN, WYAB and WQXB known as the Holmes Football Radio Network to broadcast the 2011 football games.
August 29, 2011 F.A.S.T. program shows immediate results Fifty-seven Holmes Community College football players held a team 2.93 GPA during the second term of summer school on the Goodman Campus. Thirty-two achieved a 3.0 or higher GPA.
August 18, 2011 Koonz at 2011 Media Days Holmes Community College head football coach Jeff Koonz talks with local media about the 2011 season. Special thanks to Fox 40's Travis Recek (Twitter: @FOX40Recek) for the hard work at the media event.
August 15, 2011 Bulldogs change uniforms for 2011-12 The 2011 Holmes Community College Bulldog football team not only will have new coaches directing the program, but they will also be sporting new-look uniforms similar to the University of Oklahoma Sooners.
July 1, 2011 Three more coaches join Bulldog staff; fill all vacancies Three more coaches have been added to the Holmes Community College football coaching staff, and they have hit the ground running in preparation for the upcoming football season.
June 29, 2011 Koets joins Bulldog coaching staff The Holmes Community College Board of Trustees named Mo. native Kyle Koets as an assistant football coach at Holmes Community College. Koets will serve as offensive line coach and will also be the recruiting coordinator.
February 28, 2011 Koonz named Bulldogs Head Coach The potential to build a successful program and the familiarity of Holmes Community College made the head coaching position at Holmes very attractive to former Holmes assistant coach Jeff Koonz.
February 28, 2011 McCarty named offensive coordinator The Holmes Community College Board of Trustees Thursday approved the hiring of Oregon native Mike McCarty as Offensive Coordinator for the Holmes Community College Bulldog football team. McCarty joins Holmes football staff from Bryant University in Rhode Island where he was the Offensive Coordinator and quarterbacks coach.