MCC sophomore guard Xavier Armstead won Player of the Week recognition on Wednesday from the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference.
The Christmas break will be a little bit sweeter for the McLennan Community College men’s basketball team. The Highlanders ensured that they’d go into a break with a merry feeling, as they defeated the Concordia University JV Tornadoes, 109-80, Monday at the Highlands.
TOMBALL — Sometimes, a second game against the same opponent has different results. While McLennan Community College still won against Lone Star College Friday afternoon, 77-63, the game was much closer than the teams’ season-opener when MCC won, 128-59 in Waco.
Mitch Thompson, head coach of the McLennan Community College baseball team, mentions the statistic with pride. Over the past two years, no college in all of the United States — including four-year schools — has had more catchers selected in the Major League Draft than MCC. During that time, three catchers with ties to MCC have been selected.
When Mitch Thompson encountered a crossroads in his life in early 2012, he turned to the cross and found peace.