Articles by Jim O'Hara

College Football

Shorter football returns on Friday

Phil Jones has always been thankful for the opportunity to be a football coach and help teach young men about what the game can offer on and off the field. But as the man whose career spans 47 years prepares to begin his 11th season as the head football coach at Shorter University, Jones has even more reason to give thanks.

College Football

Hawks open GSC slate hosting Choctaws

The Shorter Hawks clearly understand what’s ahead of them Thursday night and, even more, are fully aware that it’s time to put a complete game together when they host the Mississippi College Choctaws, who have begun the process of returning to the NCAA Division II ranks and the Gulf South Conference, at Barron Stadium in a conference showdown starting at 7:30 p.m.