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February
Pearl River Community College's Spring 2002 String of Pearls won the college division Sunday in the 2002 United States Dance/Drill Team Championships held at Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla.  The Pearls won both categories in jazz and pom pons.  The team includes from left:
FRONT ROW - Candace Lindsley of Hattiesburg, Idus Arcement of Picayune, Alison Pigott (captain) of Picayune, Roxanne Fletcher of Waveland and Ashley Foster of Bay St. Louis.
MIDDLE ROW - Leigh Ann Smith of Picayune, Brooke Burge of Poplarville, Leslie Lee of Picayune, Jodi Tate of Picayune, and Candace Mooney of Carriere.
BACK ROW - Jessica Melville of Bay St. Louis, Lindsey Miller of Picayune, Mandy Landry of Picayune, Natalie Woods of Picayune and Danielle Wheat of Picayune. (See Story Below)
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February 27, 2002
Lady 'Cats eye State Tournament
face Itawamba Tuesday at 8 p.m.

POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcats enter this
week's 2002 MACJC State Tournament Tuesday, taking on host Itawamba in Fulton in
an 8 p.m. battle...more
February 27, 2002
PRCC plans annual Spring Fest for March 5
POPLARVILLE - More than 1200 high school students will meet on the Pearl River
Community College campus on Tuesday, March 5, for Spring Fest 2002...more
February 27, 2002
PRCC's String of Pearls win national title
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's String of Pearls won the college
division Sunday in the 2002 United States Dance/Drill Team Championships held at Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla...more
February 26, 2002
Pearl River sweeps SW Tennessee 11-1, 9-2 in Sunday doubleheader
Wildcats improve to 7-1 with victories over Saluqis
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College out-muscled Southwest
Tennessee in doubleheader baseball action here Sunday, sweeping the Saluqis 11-1 and 9-2 to improve to 7-1 on the year...more
February 26, 2002
Gulf Coast sweeps Pearl River Lady Wildcats look to state tourney off 67-65 OT loss;
'Cats end season at 9-12 after 88-79 defeat to Bulldogs
PERKINSTON   Pearl River was swept by arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in
women's and men's South Division community college basketball action here Thursday
to wrap-up the 2001-2002 regular season...more
February 25, 2002
Pearl River sweeps Hinds 6-3, 8-1 in women's, men's tennis action
RAYMOND   Pearl River Community College swept Hinds in women's and men's
tennis action here Thursday.  The Lady Wildcats evened their 2002 overall record to 1-1 with a 6-3 victory, while the Wildcats were 8-1 victors in their season opener...more
February 22, 2002
PRCC survives late-inning rally to defeat Pensacola 8-7
Wildcats improve to 5-1 with victory over Pirates
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River's Wildcats survived a late-inning, six-run rally by
Pensacola Junior College here Wednesday to take a hard-fought 8-7 victory in Wildcat
Stadium...more
Friday, February 22, 2002
PRCC exercise class offered through Family Y
POPLARVILLE - Thanks to the Family Y in Hattiesburg, students attending Pearl River Community College's Poplarville and Forrest County campuses can now register for HPR 1021...more
Wednesday, February 20, 2002
PRCC cheerleader tryouts set March 23
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College 2002-03 cheerleader tryouts will be  held at noon Saturday, March 23, in M.R. White Coliseum on the PRCC campus...more
Tuesday, February 19, 2002
Wildcats sweep Trojans
PRCC finishes afternoon with 16 hits en route to 6-4, 4-3 wins over Miss. Delta
MOORHEAD   Pearl River's Wildcats swept defending state champion Mississippi Delta 6-4 and 4-3 in community college baseball action here Monday...more
Tuesday, February 19, 2002
Steward's 42 not quite enough as Warriors trim 'Cats 106-101 in OT
Lady Wildcats take convincing 77-62 victory over East Central
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River split with rival East Central here Monday in men's and women's South Division community college basketball action in M.R. White Coliseum...more
Monday, February 18, 2002
PRCC men's and women's soccer tryouts set Feb. 23
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College will conduct soccer tryouts for its men's and women's teams here Saturday, Feb. 23, at the college's soccer field...more
Monday, February 18, 2002
Co-Lin bombs Pearl River in  women's tennis opener 9-0
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcat tennis team opened its 2002 season on a dismal note Saturday, falling to Copiah-Lincoln's Lady Wolves 9-0...more
Monday, February 18, 2002
PRCC splits with Ala. Southern
Wildcats lose first game 3-1 despite three-hit performance on mound; bats ring with 15 hits in 10-3 nightcap victory
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River split with Alabama Southern  in community college baseball action here Saturday...more
Monday, February 18, 2002
Pearl River splits with Faulkner
Lady Wildcats fall 75-70; Wildcats rally for final-second victory
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River split with Faulkner State in women's and men's community college basketball action here Saturday in M.R. White Coliseum...more
Saturday, February 16, 2002
Financial aid opportunities plentiful at PRCC
POPLARVILLE - Peggy Showmake, director of financial aid at Pearl River Community College, has some sound advice for students, and parents of students, who are unsure about where they will be attending college next year...more
Saturday,February 16, 2002
PRCC splits with Co-Lin
Burns' last-second three pointer dooms Lady Wildcats 68-67;
Wildcats pull out heart-stopping 57-56 victory in final minute
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River split with South Division rival Copiah-Lincoln in women's and men's community college basketball action here Thursday in M.R. White
Coliseum...more
Thursday, February. 14
PRCC approves plans for expansion of Student Center
POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Board of Trustees gave its final stamp of approval on construction plans for renovation work to the Student Center on the Poplarville campus Tuesday during the February meeting...more
Thursday, February. 14
USM Forum series to honor PRCC nursing instructor
POPLARVILLE - The University Forum lecture series at the University of Southern
Mississippi will honor Pearl River Community College nursing instructor Raylawni Branch at one of its presentations this spring...more
Thursday, February. 14
2002Pearl River trims Meridian in 2002 baseball opener 6-5
Wildcats rally in ninth to give Artigues a successful debut
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College game-winning rally in the bottom of the ninth to make new head coach Jay Artigues' debut on the Wildcat diamond a successful one here Thursday with a 6-5 non-division victory over Meridian...more
Tuesday, February. 12, 2002
Pensacola sweeps Lady 'Cats in softball season openers
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River's Lady Wildcats were swept by Pensacola Junior College 8-0 and 4-1 in their 2002 softball season openers here Tuesday...more
Monday, February. 11, 2002
Eighteen sign with Wildcats
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College head football coach Tucker Peavey says 18 high school standouts signed grant-in-aid scholarships with the Wildcat squad on National Signing Day Feb.7...more
February. 8, 2002
Pearl River sweeps Jones
Lady 'Cats tops in South Division after 73-65 win over arch rivals;
Late Wildcat rally snaps four-game losing streak with 90-82 win
ELLISVILLE   Pearl River swept South Division rival Jones here Thursday in women's and men's community college basketball action...more
February. 7, 2002
PRCC showchoir contest takes place Saturday 
POPLARVILLE - Twenty-seven schools will perform Saturday in the 14th annual Mississippi Showchoir Contest sponsored by the Pearl River Community College Fine Arts Department/Choral Division...more
February 6, 2002
PRCC's String of Pearls to host Day Camp 
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's String of Pearls is offering a day
camp for all girls in preschool to high school on Saturday, Feb. 16 in Shivers Gymnasium on the PRCC campus...more
February. 4, 2002
Five Wildcats ink senior college football pacts on National Signing Day; four other standouts have already transferred to senior college programs
POPLARVILLE   Five Pearl River Community College football standouts signed grant-in-aid scholarships with senior college here Wednesday on National Signing Day...more
February. 4, 2002
Southwest sweeps Pearl River
Lady Wildcats suffer 90-59 blow out; Wildcats fall 82-76
SUMMIT   Southwest swept South Division rival Pearl River in women's and men's community college basketball action here Monday in Hoarce C. Holmes Gymnasium...more
February. 4, 2002
PRCC hosts A Day of Mentoring Wednesday in Hattiesburg
POPLARVILLE - A Day of Mentoring will be the focus of a day-long training session sponsored by Pearl River Community College Wednesday at the Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center...more
February. 4, 2002
PRCC's String of Pearls to compete in nationals
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's String of Pearls will travel to Orlando, Fla., Feb. 22-25 to compete in the 2002 United States Dance/Drill Team Championship...more
February 1, 2002
PRCC men's and women's soccer tryouts set February 23
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College will conduct soccer tryouts for its men's and women's teams here Saturday, Feb. 23, at the college's soccer field...more
February. 1, 2002
PRCC splits with Hinds
Lady 'Cats improve to 6-1 in division with 86-60 blow out;
Bulldogs pull off second-half rally to drop Wildcats 82-73
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College split with South Division rival Hinds here Thursday in M.R. White Coliseum...more