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Pearl River Community College’s 2003 Spring Semester String of Pearls dance team recently won the American All-Star State College Division championship. The String of Pearls are
under the direction of Archie Rawls, Fine Arts chairman at PRCC, and Kara Fleming, coach and choreographer. Members of the team include from left: Front row - Jessica Melville of Bay St. Louis,
Leslie Lee of Picayune, Candace Mooney of Carriere, Lindsey Frierson of Carriere and Lauren Hillery of Picayune. Second row - Mandi Spiers of Carriere, Jennifer Patterson of Waveland, Leslie Williams of
Poplarville, Summer Smith of Picayune and Lindsey Miller of Carriere. Back row - Jodi Tate of Picayune, Corbett Sheffield of Diamondhead, Elisabeth Baylis of Petal, Mandi Landry of Picayune and
Danielle Wheat of Picayune, team captain. 

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Saturday, March 29, 2003
Wildcats sweep Bears to even South Division mark at 2-2
6-4 Pearl River takes 6-4, 10-7 twin bill victories at Summit
SUMMIT   Pearl River Community College swept rival Southwest in MACJC South
Division doubleheader baseball action here Saturday to improve to 26-4 overall and 2-2 in league play...more
Thursday, March 27, 2003
Phi Beta Lambda competition held recently in Tupelo
POPLARVILLE-At the statewide Phi Beta Lambda competition held recently
in Tupelo, the business students from Pearl River Community College
meant business...more
Thursday, March 27, 2003
Perk sweeps River in division openers
Bulldogs shock nationally-ranked Wildcats with 6-3, 3-1 losses
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's nationally-ranked
Wildcats were shocked by arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast here Tuesday, as the Bulldogs pulled off a 6-3, 3-1 doubleheader baseball sweep in both team's South Division openers...more
Tuesday, March 25, 2003
Lady Wildcats wrap season with 71-53 consolation loss to Tyler in NJCAA Tournament
Region XXIII champion Pearl River women finish year at 24-8
SALINA, Kan.   Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcats wrapped up an
impressive 2002-2003 season with a 71-53 consolation loss to Tyler Junior College (Tex.) in the women's NJCAA National Tournament here Friday...more
Monday, March 24, 2003
PRCC to host Disc Golf Tournament 
POPLARVILLE-The Pearl River Community College Wellness Center is proud
to present the First Annual Windy Hills Disc Golf Tournament on
Saturday, March 29, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the PRCC Wildcat
Trace Disc Golf Course.  Sign up for the tournament is from 8:30 to 9:30
a.m...more
Monday, March 24, 2003
PRCC to perform All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
POPLARVILLE-Come reminisce about a time when you were allowed to eat a
snack and take a nap during working hours at Pearl River Community
College's Fine Arts Department dinner theatre featuring the musical
comedy, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, on April 9,
10, and 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Olivia Bender Cafeteria...more
Monday, March 24, 2003
Fifteen restaurants will provide goodies at PRCC Extravaganza
POPLARVILLE - Fifteen restaurants from South Mississippi provide a
grand smorgasbord for Pearl River Community College’s 2003 16th annual
River Extravaganza Sunday, March 30...more
Thursday, March 20, 2003
PRCC wins 'Cat fight 65-49 in NJCAA National Tourney
Lady Wildcats face off with Tyler Friday in consolation bracket semi-finals
SALINA, Kan.   Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcats rebounded from their first-round loss to Garden City (Kan.) on Tuesday to rip the North Dakota College of Science Lady Wildcats 65-49 in the consolation quarter-finals of the women's NJCAA National Tournament underway in the Bicentennial Center...more
Tuesday, March 18, 2003
Garden City whips Pearl River 91-76 in first round of NJCAA Tournament
Lady Broncs give Lady Wildcats 'old fashioned whipping,' says Walley
SALINA, Kan.  The Pearl River Community College's dreams of a first-ever women's national championship vanished Tuesday, as the Garden State Lady Broncbusters handed the Lady Wildcats a 91-76 "old fashioned whipping" in first-round action of the NJCAA National Championship Tournament here in the Bicentennial Center...more
Saturday, March 15, 2003
River stomps Hinds
Wildcats rebound from loss at Chipola with 6-0, 10-0 sweep of Eagles
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's Wildcats stomped non-
division MACJC rival Hinds with a 6-0, 10-0 doubleheader sweep here Saturday in
Wildcat Stadium...more
Friday, March 14, 2003
Pearl River suffers second defeat with 13-9 loss to Chipola on road
Tenth-ranked Wildcats fall to 14-2 after Division I Indians roll to win
MARIETTA, Fla.   Pearl River's Wildcat baseball team dropped its second game
of the 2003 season here Thursday, falling to the nationally-ranked Division I Chipola
Indians 13-9 in community college baseball action...more
Thursday, March 13, 2003
Wildcats' march to MACJC basketball title an unexpected surprise to Mathis
Veteran junior college coach says solid nucleus will return to defend PRCC's third state championship in eight years
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's march to its third MACJC
men's basketball championship two weeks ago came as an unexpected surprise to head coach Richard Mathis, who just wrapped up his 13th season with the Wildcats...more
Thursday, March 13, 2003
Lady 'Cats battle Garden City in first round of NJCAA National Tournament
Twelvth-seeded PRCC faces fifth-seeded Broncbusters Tuesday at 6:15 p.m.
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's Region XXIII champion Lady
Wildcats will battle Garden City Community College's Lady Broncbusters in
Tuesday's opening round of the women's NJCAA National Championship Tournament set for next week at the Bicentennial Center in Salina, Kan...more
Wednesday, March 12, 2003
Wildcats rebound from first loss with doubleheader sweep of Hinds
Pearl River improves to 14-1 with 3-0, 10-7 victories over Eagles;
Middleton hurls three-hitter in first game of twin bill played on road
RAYMOND   Pearl River Community College's nationally-ranked Wildcat
baseball team rebounded from its first loss of the 2003 season here Tuesday with a non-division doubleheader sweep over Hinds...more
Wednesday, March 12, 2003
Wildcats fall from unbeaten ranks after Saturday's split with Warriors
Pearl River take 8-2 victory in first game, but falls 11-4 in nightcap
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's nationally-ranked Wildcat
baseball team fell from the unbeaten ranks here Saturday, as the East Central Warriors took a lopsided 11-4 victory in the nightcap of a non-division doubleheader...more
Wednesday, March 12, 2003
PRCC goes 2-3 in PJC Tourney
Lady 'Cat softball drops to 5-10, begins league play March 22 versus Co-Lin
MILTON, FL   Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcat softball team
finished tied for third here in the Pensacola Junior College Tournament Friday and
Saturday...more
Friday, March 7, 2003
Lady Wildcats Region XXIII champs
PRCC now heads to March 18-22's NJCAA national tournament in Salina, Kan.
CLINTON   Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcats are heading to the
NJCAA National Women's Championship Tournament after winning their second Region XXIII title in eight years here Thursday on the Mississippi College campus...more
Rushton, Simmons receive HEADWAE honors for PRCC
POPLARVILLE - Nursing instructor Donna D. Rushton and sophomore student
Shanna Simmons of Lumberton represented Pearl River Community College
recently as HEADWAE's 2002-03 student and educator of the year...more
Thrusday, March 6, 2003
Lady 'Cats in Region XXIII title game tonight after Co-Lin 81-70 in semi-finals;
Wildcats end year with 72-71 loss to Holmes
Kelley's 34 point spurs PRCC women into match up with Southwest at 6 p.m.;
Last-second trey pushes Bulldogs to victory and into title game against NWCC
CLINTON   Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcats ended the MACJC
state champion Copiah-Lincoln Lady Wolves' season here Wednesday with an 81-70
victory in the Region XXIII Tournament and now eyes Southwest tonight in the
championship match...more
Thrusday, March 6, 2003
Rain postpones Wildcats' road trip to Mississippi Delta until March 17
Non-division doubleheader was scheduled for Tuesday in Moorhead
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's non-division baseball
doubleheader with Mississippi Delta scheduled for Tuesday in Moorhead has been
postponed until March 17 due to rain...more
Thrusday, March 6, 2003
Lady 'Cats use late rally to pull out 70-63 victory over Northeast to advance to
semi-finals in Region XXIII Tournament
PRCC women take on undefeated Copiah-Lincoln at 8 p.m. tonight;
Top-seeded Wildcats take on Holmes in semi-finals at 3 p.m. today
CLINTON   Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcats used a late, second-
half run to pull out a 70-63 victory over Northeast's Lady Tigers here Tuesday in the
Region XXIII Tournament and now joins the top-seeded Wildcat squad in semi-final
round action today...more
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
PRCC nursing program seeks public comments
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing
Department will have its National Accrediting Commission and Site visit
March 12-14...more
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Top-seeded Pearl River trims Southwest for third time this season with 89-76 first-round win in Region XXIII Tourney 
Wildcats rise to occasion without services of top rebounder Selvage;
Lady Wildcats' opening regional game tonight against Northeast
CLINTON   Pearl River Community College's Wildcats, fresh off winning their
third MACJC men's basketball championship in eight years last week, defeated
Southwest Mississippi for the third time this season with an 89-76 first-round win in
the Region XXIII Tournament here Monday on the Mississippi College campus...more
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Undefeated Wildcats improve 11-0 with doubleheader road sweeps
Two-day trek through Alabama ends with wins over Shelton, Bevill
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's nationally-ranked Wildcat
baseball team kept its undefeated record intact this weekend, pulling off a pair of
doubleheader road sweeps over interstate rivals Shelton State and Bevill State...more