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POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s 2003 Homecoming court, featuring queen Rosalyn Cameron, front, a sophomore from Hattiesburg, will be presented at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, before the PRCC-Jones JC football game. Other members of the Homecoming court include from left: Sophomore maid Leslie Williams of Poplarville, sophomore maid Katie Fillingame of Bay St. Louis, sophomore maid Alexia “Nikki” Fortner of Hattiesburg, football maid Miranda Fenner of Hattiesburg, queen Rosalyn Cameron of Hattiesburg, Forrest County maid Lori Breland of Lumberton, freshman maid Sheena Johnson of Kiln, freshman maid Katie Seal of Picayune and freshman maid Janna Clements of Hattiesburg.

October 30, 2003
Wildcats out to successfully defend their MACJC title
Road will be a tough one with plenty of newcomers gracing Mathis’  2003-04 roster

POPLARVILLE — Can Pearl River Community College’s Wildcats successfully 
defend their 2003-2004 MACJC state basketball championship?...more
October 30, 2003
Playoff-bound Pearl River wraps regular season with
52-13 blowout over Wolves
Johnson tops 2,000-yard passing plateau in finale;
North champ Rangers await Wildcat rematch Nov. 8
WESSON   Playoff-bound Pearl River Community College wrapped up its 2003
regular season with a 52-13 blowout over Copiah-Lincoln in MACJC South Division
football action here Thursday in H.L. Stone Stadium...more
October 30, 2003
Lady ’Cats hope to make return trip to NJCAA’s ‘Big Dance’
Defending Region XXIII champs have uphill climb
to return to national tournament in Salina, Kan.
POPLARVILLE — Head coach Ed Walley’s third edition of Pearl River 
Community College women’s basketball was the surprise of the MACJC last 
season when they upset No. 3-ranked and undefeated Copiah-Lincoln in the 
Region XXIII Tournament and went on to updend Southwest 75-66 for the 
regional title and earn a second-ever NJCAA National Tournament berth 
for the Lady Wildcats...more
October 30, 2003
Lady ’Cats eyeing Region XXIII tourney with return visit to Hinds 
Friday, Saturday
State champion Wildcats return to action in NJCAA District Tournament 
Nov. 8-9 at Hinds in Raymond
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats 
could get a shot at avenging their 2-0 loss to host Hinds for the MACJC state 
championship last weekend in Raymond, when they play their hand in the 
Region XXIII Tournament this Friday and Saturday...more
October 28, 2003
Playoff-bound Pearl River wraps up regular season with road trip to Co-Lin
Wildcats enter regular-season finale off 38-0 blow out over Gulf Coast;
travels to North champion Northwest for Nov. 8 rematch in playoffs
POPLARVILLE — The playoff-bound Pearl River Community College Wildcats 
will wrap up their 2003 regular season Thursday when they travel to 
Copiah-Lincoln in Wesson for a 7 p.m. battle...more
October 27, 2003
Spiderwoman
Unbeknownst to many Mississippians, the Mississippi Spiderwoman 
(or justplain Spiderwoman according to her car tag) creates "babies" at her
Petal.  During the day, Spiderwoman, a.k.a. Kemberly Roberts, is a
mild-mannered microbiology and anatomy/physiology instructor at the
Pearl River Community College Forrest County Campus.  However, in the
evenings and on weekends, Roberts uses her scientific predisposition to
create colorful, breathtaking, award-winning "spider babies."...more
October 27, 2003
PRCC Teacher Wins Humanities Teacher of the Year
 
The Mississippi Humanities Council has selected Pearl River 
Community College Instructor Thomas Thoms as Humanities Teacher 
of the Year.  Upon acceptance of the honors, Thoms will give a presentation 
entitled, "Experiential Learning in a Social Science Setting," on Oct. 30 at 11
a.m. on the PRCC campus in the Nursing building's tiered classroom.  The public 
is invited to attend this free, educational event.  Thoms will also receive $500 
as part of his award...more


October 27, 2003
PRCC faculty recognized at Lamplighter Conference

POPLARVILLE--Pearl River Community College faculty members, 
Ginny Miller and Tara Rouse, were recognized at the 2003 Lamplighter 
Conference for their excellence in teaching.  The purpose of the two-day
Lamplighter Conference is to honor faculty from community colleges and
to provide motivational speakers who energize and inspire teachers...more
October 27, 2003
PRCC student maintains antiques
Stewart Mayeaux of McNeill didn't have to attend Pearl River Community
College; he's already a successful computer service technologist, but
Mayeaux was on a mission.  He signed up for PRCC's Machine Shop
Technology course because he wanted to learn how to make metal parts for
his antique telephone collection...more
October 27, 2003
Hattiesburg hosts Radiologic Tech conference
HATTIESBURG - Several Pearl River Community College students won awards 
during the Mississippi Society of Radiologic Technologists’s 62nd annual 
conference last week at the Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center...more
October 27, 2003
Mississippi Education Forum held at PRCC
POPLARVILLE - The Mississippi Education Involvement Forum held at Pearl
River Community College this week presented hard-hitting and daunting
facts to concerned business leaders, educators, and community members
about Mississippi's educational system and the outlook of future
employment in the state.  The news was not good...more
October 26, 2003
Gallant leads Wildcats to first-ever MACJC title with 3-1 win over Hinds
PRCC sophomore midfielder scores all of PRCC’s goals en route to 
historic feat; Lady ’Cats fall 2-0 to defending champ Hinds in MACJC 
women’s championship bout
RAYMOND — Pearl River Community College’s Wildcat soccer team made 
history here Saturday, claiming their first-ever MACJC-Region XXIII 
championship with a 3-1 victory over Hinds behind the three-goal effort 
of midfielder Drew Gallant...more
October 25, 2003
River shuts out Perk 38-0 to ice playoff MACJC berth
Second-seeded Wildcats eyes Ranger rematch in first round
of playoffs, as Hinds trims Jones to ice South Division crown
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College earned a spot in the 
MACJC post-season playoffs for the second straight year here Saturday with 
a 38-0 blow out over arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in Dobie Holden 
Stadium...more
October 22, 2003
'Cats win first-ever South Division title with 8-1 blowout over Wolves
PRCC's men wrap up regular season with 15-2-1 overall, 8-1-1 league mark;
Lady Wildcats and Wildcats enter State-Region XXIII Tournament Saturday
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College Wildcat soccer team won its first-ever MACJC South Division championship here Wednesday with an 8-1 blowout over Copiah-Lincoln to wrap up the regular season at 15-2-1 overall and 8-1-1 in league play...more
October 18, 2003
Pearl River wins 'Cat Fight 35-21 with second-half rally
Wildcats score 22 points in third quarter to hand
No. 3-ranked Jones Bobcats first loss of 2003 season
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College pulled off an impressive
second-half rally here Saturday in Dobie Holden Stadium and handed No. 3-ranked
and previously-undefeated Jones its first loss of the 2003 season with a 35-21
Homecoming victory in the 73-annual match up between the two schools...more
October 16, 2003
Lady 'Cats repeat as South champs with 2-1 victory over Lady Eagles
Wildcats ice post-season berth with 5-4 win over Meridian; first-ever
men's division title is on line Wednesday against Copiah-Lincoln
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcats repeated as
MACJC South Division champions here Friday with a 2-1 victory over Meridian...more
October 14, 2003
Former Pearl River College student gives record $3.75 million to PRCC
POPLARVILLE - A former Pearl River College student and Poplarville area
native has given Pearl River Community College $3.75 million - the
largest cash gift ever presented to a Mississippi community or junior
college...more
October 14, 2003
Wildcats get back on winning track with 9-0 bombing of East Central
PRCC men's soccer team rebounds from Saturday's 2-1 loss
to Perk; now 13-2-1 overall and 6-1-1 in division play
DECATUR   Pearl River Community College got back on the winning track here Tuesday
with a 9-0 blow out over East Central in men's MACJC South Division soccer action...more
October 14, 2002
73rd-annual 'Cat Fight climaxes Pearl River's Homecoming Saturday
Defending division champ Wildcats will face off with
undefeated, No. 4-ranked Bobcats to remain in title hunt
POPLARVILLE   One of the keenest rivalries in all of junior college football will
hit the gridiron for the 73rd time this Saturday when the Pearl River Community 
College Wildcats host the undefeated and No. 4-ranked Jones Bobcats in their 3 p.m.
Homecoming battle in Dobie Holden Stadium...more
October 14, 2003
Reunions, Sports Hall of Fame highlight PRCC Homecoming
POPLARVILLE - Homecoming Day this Saturday (Oct. 18) at Pearl River
Community College will be packed full of activities including reunions, tours of the campus, an alumni luncheon and the presentation of the Homecoming court before 
the PRCC-Jones JC football game at Dobie Holden Stadium...more
October 11, 2003
River splits with Perk
Lady 'Cats take 4-0 shutout to remain undefeated in division, 'Cats lose 2-1
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College split with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in women's and men's MACJC South Division soccer action here 
Saturday...more
October 10, 2003
River trims Southwest 14-6
Defending South Division champion Wildcats take
hard-fought win to improve to 5-1 overall, 2-1 in league
SUMMIT   Pearl River Community College took a hard-fought 14-6 MACJC
South Division football victory over stubborn Southwest Mississippi here Thursday to
assure itself of a winning record for the third straight season...more
October 10, 2003
Mississippi Education Forum held at PRCC
POPLARVILLE - The Mississippi Education Involvement Forum held at Pearl
River Community College this week presented hard-hitting and daunting
facts to concerned business leaders, educators, and community members
about Mississippi's educational system and the outlook of future
employment in the state.  The news was not good...more
October 10, 2003
PRCC to induct 4 into Sports Hall of Fame
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will induct four
new members into its Sports Hall of Fame here Saturday (Oct. 18) as part
of the college’s 2003 homecoming celebration...more
October 9, 2003
James Ginn has soft spot in his heart for Pearl River
POPLARVILLE - James Ginn has always loved Pearl River Community
College. That is evident by the time and energy he has spent at the
college...more
October 8, 2003
Cameron reigns over PRCC Homecoming festivities
POPLARVILLE - Rosalyn Jeanenne Cameron of Hattiesburg, the daughter of
Ruby Coleman and the late Oliver Cameron of Hattiesburg, will be crowned
queen of Pearl River Community College’s Homecoming court Saturday
afternoon in Dobie Holden Stadium...more
October 8, 2003
Wildcat drum major Griswold enjoys entertaining
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College sophomore Jennifer Griswold
doesn’t mind the hard work that goes into being the drum major for the
Wildcats’ Spirit of the River marching band...more
October 7, 2003
Bears host 'Cats Thursday
Defending South champ PRCC puts 1-1 league mark on line in Summit
POPLARVILLE   MACJC South Division rivals Pearl River and Southwest match
up for the 62nd time this Thursday when the Bears host the Wildcats in Summit...more
October 5, 2003
PRCC rebounds from Hinds loss to pound Itawamba 20-7
Wildcats spoil Indians' Homecoming to get back on winning track
FULTON   Pearl River Community College got back on the winning track here
Saturday, as the Wildcats spoiled Itawamba's Homecoming celebration with a 20-7
MACJC non-division football victory..more
October 3, 2003
PRCC soccer teams take aim at state playoffs
POPLARVILLE - As the fall soccer season heads down the stretch, the
men’s and women’s teams at Pearl River Community College have set their
sights on the upcoming state playoffs...more
October 1, 2003
PRCC's fall youth baseball league kicks off Oct. 20 with 2-day camp
Participants will play 2-3 games weekly over 5-week season
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's Fall 2003 Youth Baseball
League kicks off its second season here Monday, Oct. 20, with a two-day 
instructional camp as a preliminary to its five-week season...more
October 1, 2003
'Cats hope to get back into win column after heartbreaking 31-27 loss to Hinds
with road trip to Itawamba Saturday
PRCC out to avenge last season's 23-20 setback in Poplarville;
Indians enter game off 41-26 North Division win over EMCC
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College hopes to get back on a winning
track following last week's heartbreaking 31-27 MACJC South Division loss to Hinds
when non-division rival Itawamba hosts the Wildcats for its 2003 Homecoming game
Saturday in Fulton...more