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Terrance Bennett, star G from Jackson inks with EMCC!!
The East Mississippi Lions continued to find outstanding talent out of the area with the signing of Jackson Forest Hill HS star G Terrance Bennett. Bennett, who started the past two years for Coach Clay Norton at Forest Hill, led his team to two straight 25+ win seasons. Bennett, an amazing athlete, and lock down defender, ran both guard spots at Forest Hill, and averaged 9.4 ppg, 3.7 rpg, and 3.4 apg.
"Terrance is one of the better athletes in the state of Mississippi, and we are fortunate to have him at East Miss. He has as a lot of upside, a tremendous work ethic, and a motor that never stops." -Head Coach Mark White
Terrance also excels in Track and Field, in the Long Jump and 100m sprint. Terrance recently placed 4th in the State Track Meet in the Long Jump.
Kenneth Hoskins, basketball star and high jump champ signs with Lions!!
The East Mississippi Lions got one of the better athletes in the State with the addition of 6'4 Jackson Forest Hill Forward Kenneth Hoskins. Hoskins averaged 10.6 ppg and 6.3 rpg for the State-ranked Forest Hill squad this past season. Ken is along, athletic Forward who can go inside and out, and will be a welcome addition to the Lions roster.
"Ken is a kid we feel very fortunate to have signed, and think he has the upside and talent to be a very good player in this league. Ken is also a great kid, who will greatly add to the East Mississippi community off the court as well as on it." -Head Coach Mark White
Ken is also a track star, showing off his amazing athletic ability by winning a number of meets this past year in the High Jump, and finishing 3rd in the State meet.
Last Updated ( Thursday, 19 June 2008 )