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May
Cannon win clinches region title for PRCC

Pearl River Community College sophomore Jake Smith of Picayune hoists the Region XXIII championship plaque skyward following the Wildcats 5-4 victory over Hinds for the regional title. Smith started at second base for PRCC the entire season, but exited the game in the seventh inning due to dehydration and watched the final two frames of the battle from the dugout with an IV firmly planted in his arm. The victory marked the first-ever baseball championship for PRCC --- state or regional --- in school history. --- PRCC Sports Information Photo

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Thursday, May 30, 2002
PRCC's record-setting baseball season ends with 13-3 loss to Iowa Central at World Series
Wildcats wrap up historical year at 42-13 and a No. 5 finish in annual NJCAA event held in Millington, Tenn.
MILLINGTON, TENN.   Pearl River Community College ended its record-setting 
2002 baseball season here Monday with a heart-breaking 13-3 loss to Iowa Central in the NJCAA Division II World Series in USA Stadium...more
Wednesday, May 29, 2002 
PRCC public relations staff captures 9 awards 
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's public relations staff captured
nine awards, including the Electronic Media Grand Award, in annual competition
 sponsored by the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM)...more
Friday, May 24, 2002
Three baseball camps set at Pearl River during June
Overall Skills Camp set June 3-6, Pitcher-Catcher Camp June 10-11, Hitting Camp June 8
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College will host three baseball camps
during June, says PRCC head coach Jay Artigues...more
Friday, May 24, 2002
PRCC's World Series games to be broadcast over radio
Wildcats eye World Series opener Saturday at 7:30 p.m. against Northern Oklahoma-Enid in Millington, Tenn.
POPLARVILLE   Three area radio stations will broadcast Pearl River Community
College's games in the week-long 2002 NJCAA Division II World Series which starts this Saturday at the renowned USA Baseball Complex in Millington, Tenn...more
Friday, May 24, 2002
PRCC Dental Hygiene program graduates 14
HATIESBURG - Pearl River Community College's Dental Hygiene program recently
pinned 14 graduates in a ceremony in the Allied Health Center on the Forrest County Campus...more
Wednesday, May 22, 2002
Pearl River eyes World Series opener Saturday in Millington
Central District, Region XXIII champion Wildcats start climb up NJCAA championship ladder Saturday in Millington, Tenn.
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College heads north for the week-long
NJCAA Division II World Series in Millington, Tenn., this Friday after taking the 2002
Central District "Super Regionals" Tournament championship Saturday in Saint
Catharine, Ky...more
Monday, May 20, 2002
PRCC Central District champs
Wildcats take back-to-back wins in rainy Kentucky event to earn
berth in NJCAA Division II World Series starting this weekend
SAINT CATHARINE, KY   Pearl River Community College is headed for the
week-long NJCAA Division II World Series in Millington, Tenn., this weekend after
taking the 2002 Central District "Super Regionals" Tournament championship here
Saturday at Saint Catharine College...more
Thursday, May 16, 2002
PRCC Awards Day program held in Hattiesburg 
Pearl River Community College's Forrest County Center held its annual Awards Day
program Tuesday on the Hattiesburg campus.
The award recipients for the 2001-2002 school year included:...more
Wednesday, May 15, 2002
PRCC board extends president's contract
POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Board of Trustees approved a
contract extension through June 30, 2006, for President William Lewis Tuesday during the May meeting on the Poplarville campus...more
Wednesday, May 15, 2002
Region XXIII champ Pearl River heads to bluegrass country for 'Super Regionals'
World Series berth on line for 39-11 Wildcats in Kentucky
POPLARVILLE   The Region XXIII champion Pearl River Community College
Wildcats hit the road for bluegrass country this week with high hopes of earning a berth in the 2002 NJCAA Division II World Series...more
Monday, May 13, 2002
PRCC Region XXIII champs
Wildcats rise from the losers' bracket to record back-to-back victories over Hinds to claim first-ever baseball championship
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College rose from the losers' bracket to
claim its first-ever baseball championship here Sunday, recording back-to-back victories over Hinds' Eagles for the 2002 Region XXIII Division II title...more
Monday, May 13, 2002
PRCC'S ADN program graduates 41
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's Associate Degree Nursing
Program graduated 41 students during commencement exercises Friday in
M.R. White Coliseum...more
Monday, May 13, 2002
Dale advises PRCC graduates to stay the course
POPLARVILLE - Mississippi Insurance Commissioner George Dale's message Friday to graduates of Pearl River Community College in M.R. White Coliseum was about life and second chances...more
Friday, May 10, 2002
PRCC included in NSF grant for aerospace technology
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College is one of nine community colleges from across the country that will create a national-level aerospace technician education program,thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation...more
Friday, May 10, 2002
PRCC faculty, staff honored at reception
POPLARVILLE   Retirees, faculty, and staff of Pearl River Community College 
were recently honored with an appreciation dinner, hosted by the PRCC Development Foundation and PRCC President William Lewis...more
Tuesday, May 7, 2002
Host PRCC seeks redemption in Region XXIII Tournament
South Division champ Wildcats eliminated quickly from State Tourney, but hopes to get back on winning track in regionals
POPLARVILLE   MACJC South Division champion Pearl River Community
College hosts the 2002 Region XXIII Division II Tournament here this weekend with hopes of redeeming itself after last weekend's flop at the MACJC State Tournament...more
Tuesday, May 7, 2002
Gulf Coast trims PRCC for MACJC-Region XXIII softball championship
Lady Wildcats battle Lady Bulldogs three separate games
Sunday, but fall short 2-1 in eight-inning finale for 2002 title
BOONEVILLE   Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcat softball team
wrapped up its 2002 season here Sunday in the MACJC-Region XXIII Tournament played at Westside City Park, falling to Mississippi Gulf Coast 2-1 in eight innings for the coveted championship...more
Tuesday, May 7, 2002
PRCC state championship hopes vanish quickly with two straight losses at MACJCTournament
South Division champion Wildcats fall 3-1 to Holmes,
then 9-6 to host Northwest to exit the annual event
SENATOBIA   South Division baseball champ Pearl River exited the rain-delayed
2002 MACJC State Tournament quickly, dropping two straight contests...more
Monday, May 6, 2002
PRCC state championship hopes vanish quickly with two straight losses at MACJC Tournament
South Division champion Wildcats fall 3-1 to Holmes, then 9-6 to host Northwest to exit the annual event
SENATOBIA   South Division baseball champ Pearl River exited the rain-delayed
2002 MACJC State Tournament quickly, dropping two straight contests...more
Monday, May 6, 2002
PRCC graduations set May 10; George Dale speaker 
Pearl River Community College's 92nd commencement exercises are set for Friday, May 10, in M.R. White Coliseum on the Poplarville campus...more
Monday, May 6, 2002
'PRCC student from Ukraine finds home in America
POPLARVILLE - Ten years from now, Pearl River Community College student Sergiy Ivanenko wants to be able to live the American dream...more
Wednesday, May 1, 2002
'Pick up' contest with Chipola snaps 16-game win streak for nationally-ranked Pearl River
South Division champ Wildcats drop to 35-8 with first loss since
April 2; heads into State Tournament at NWCC this weekend
MARIANNA, Fla.   MACJC South Division champ Pearl River Community
College's "pick up" game with the nationally-ranked Division I power Chipola Indians
here Tuesday ended in a hard-fought 4-3 loss and snapped a 16-game winning streak
by the Wildcats...more
Wednesday, May 1, 2002
Lady 'Cats enter State Tourney as South Division's No. 2 seed
PRCC softballers head into MACJC-Region XXIII Tournament this
weekend at Northeast in Booneville with state-region title on mind
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcats enter the 2002
MACJC-Region XXIII Softball Tournament as the South Division's No. 2 seed this
weekend at Northeast in Booneville...more
Wednesday, May 1, 2002 
PRCC's Hammill Awarded Mosal Award 
POPLARVILLE--Pearl River Community College Biology Instructor, Norma 
Hammill, was recognized as the recipient of the Mosal Award for 
Leadership at the recent International Convention of the Phi Theta Kappa 
Society held in Nashville, Tn.  In addition, the international 
organization of PTK recognized Hammill as the Distinguished Regional 
Coordinator of Mississippi and Louisiana...more