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POPLARVILLE - Donna Wilson Lee, Executive Director of Pearl River Community College’s Development Foundation, presents an appreciation plaque to Frank Ladner of Bay St. Louis, outgoing chairman of the PRCC Board of Trustees. Ladner has been a Hancock County representative on the board since 1992.

Friday, April 30, 2004
MACJC State Tournament is revamped due to rain
Friday’s action rained out; Lumberton High to host two games Saturday

POPLARVILLE — The 2004 MACJC State Baseball Tournament slate has been 
revamped due to Friday’s rain out with nearby Lumberton High School hosting two rescheduled games on Saturday...more
Friday, April 30, 2004
Pearl River eyes Perk rematch to decide post-season berth
Lady Wildcats, Lady Bulldogs to square off Tuesday to decided second 
place finisher in MACJC South Division thanks to Co-Lin’s sweep
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College will square off with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast for the fifth time this season Tuesday in a one-game playoff game to decide second-place finisher in the MACJC South Division...more
Friday, April 30, 2004
Top-seeded Wildcats wipe out Trojans
with 11-0 blowout in MACJC opener
Meridian trims Co-Lin 5-4; Itawamba-Hinds match up rain-delayed until Friday
POPLARVILLE — Host Pearl River lived up to its No. 1 seeding in the MACJC State Tournament here Thursday night, as the nationally-ranked Wildcats wiped out sixth-seeded Mississippi Delta 11-0 in five innings in a wet and soggy free-for-all in Wildcat Stadium...more
Wednesday, April 28, 2004
Lady Wildcats bomb Lady Bears 15-0, 9-0
PRCC’s post-season softball hopes ride on 
today’s Gulf Coast-Co-Lin twin bill
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats have done all they can do in an effort to grab a berth in the upcoming MACJC State Softball Tournament, including shutting out South Division rival Southwest 15-0 and 9-0 here Wednesday...more
Wednesday, April 28, 2004
Division champ Pearl River hosting MACJC Tournament
Artigues says 2004 state championship up for grabs
POPLARVILLE — Nationally-ranked Pearl River hosts the 2004 MACJC State 
Baseball Tournament here Thursday through Sunday in Wildcat Stadium...more
Monday, April 26, 2004
Lady Wildcats split with Lady Wolves;
PRCC needs help to grab playoff spot
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River softball is still in the running for a post-season playoff spot in May 7-9's MACJC-Region 23 Tournament after the Lady Wildcats split with South Division-leading Copiah-Lincoln here Saturday in Lady Wildcat Stadium...more
Monday, April 26, 2004
South champ Wildcats wrap regular season with Perk split
No. 2-ranked Pearl River grabs 6-2 win in first game, but falls 4-2 in nightcap
PERKINSTON — MACJC South Division champ Pearl River split with  arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast to wrap up its 2004 regular season here Saturday at Kurly Farris field...more
Monday, April 26, 2004
Students recognized at PRCC Awards Day 
POPLARVILLE - Robin Barber, a Picayune High School graduate, was recognized five times during Pearl River Community College's annual Awards Day program held recently in Moody Hall Auditorium...more
Monday, April 26, 2004
State hoops champ Wildcats ink Oak Grove’s Cohens
POPLARVILLE — The repeat MACJC state champion Pearl River Wildcats have 
signed Oak Grove School basketball basketball standout Channing Cohens to a grant-in-aid scholarship for the 2004-2005 season...more
Thursday, April 22, 2004
Lady Wildcat softball still in heat of state-regional playoff derby
PRCC improves to 19-14 overall, 8-4 in division after 7-2, 16-4 sweep 
over Jones
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River softball is still in the heat of the MACJC-Region 23 post-season playoff derby, but the Lady Wildcats will need a little help in order to earn a berth in the championship event set for May 7-9...more
Wednesday, April 21, 2004
Pearl River fifth in MACJC-Region 23 
Tournament heading into final round today
HATTIESBURG - Host Pearl River is in fifth place heading into today's 
final round of the MACJC-Region 23 Championship Golf Tournament 
here at Canebrake Golf Club...more
Wednesday, April 21, 2004
Division champ Wildcats pull out 37th victory in bottom of 12th
Pearl River rallies to take 6-5 extra-inning win over Delgado
POPLARVILLE - Neil Favre smacked a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 12th inning here Tuesday to give nationally-ranked Pearl River a hard-fought 6-5 win over Delgado for its 37th victory of the season...more
Tuesday, April 20, 2004
Gulf Coast sweeps Pearl River
Lady Wildcats drop to 17-14, 6-4 after 8-0, 7-3 setbacks
PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast swept Pearl River in MACJC South 
Division softball doubleheader action here Saturday, dropping the Lady Wildcats 7-3 and 8-0...more
Monday, April 19, 2004
Pioneer Aerospace receives Quality Alignment Award
HATTIESBURG - Pioneer Aerospace Corp. of Columbia, the largest employer
in Marion County, recently received The Quality Alignment Award, as
presented through the Mississippi Quality Awards program...more
Monday, April 19, 2004
State champion Pearl River releases 2004 grid schedule
POPLARVILLE — MACJC state football champion Pearl River Community 
College has released its schedule for the 2004 season...more
Monday, April 19, 2004
Wildcats clinch South crown with road sweep over Wolves
Pearl River rips Co-Lin for 22 hits in 5-4, 13-0 doubleheader wins
WESSON — Nationally-ranked Pearl River clinched hits second MACJC South 
Division baseball title in three years Saturday with a 5-4, 13-0 doubleheader sweep over Copiah-Lincoln wiped out rival Jones 11-0 and 9-2 in MACJC South Division doubleheader baseball action here in Pollie Sullivan Stadium...more
Friday, April 16, 2004
Four students honored as top scholars at PRCC
POPLARVILLE - Four Pearl River Community College students were recently
selected to the 2004 All-Mississippi Academic Team...more
Friday, April 16, 2004
Hattiesburg’s Blackston inks with Lady Wildcats
POPLARVILLE — Hattiesburg High School basketball standout Brittany Blackston has signed a grant-in-aid scholarship with Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats for the 2004-2005 season...more
Friday, April 16, 2004
Pascagoula’s Collins inks with Wildcats
POPLARVILLE --- Pascagoula High standout catcher Josh Collins has signed 
a grant-in-aid scholarship for the 2004-2005 school year with Pearl River Community College's Wildcats...more
Friday, April 16, 2004
PRCC to host 2004 disc golf tournament April 24-25
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will host the second annual Windy Hills Open Disc Golf Tournament next Saturday and Sunday (April 24-25) on the main campus...more
Friday, April 16, 2004
PRCC sweeps Jones
No. 3-ranked Wildcats belt 7 homers in 11-0, 
9-2 blowouts to remain atop MACJC South Division derby
POPLARVILLE — Nationally-ranked Pearl River wiped out rival Jones 11-0 and 9-2 in MACJC South Division doubleheader baseball action here Wednesday in Wildcat Stadium...more
Wednesday, April 14, 2004
PRCC’s Selvage grabs MVP in All-Star hoops battle Wildcats, 
Lady Wildcats well represented in MACJC All-Star Classic
PHILADELPHIA — Pearl River Community College center Ray Selvage was 
selected as “Most Valuable Player” in the men’s MACJC All-Star Basketball Classic played here Saturday at Choctaw Central High School...more
Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Primos signs with Lady Widlcats
POPLARVILLE --- Forrest County Agricultural High School basketball standout Shannon Primos has signed a grant-in-aid scholarship to play for the Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats during the 2004-2005 season...more
Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Mitchell signs with PRCC
POPLARVILLE --- Forrest County Agricultural High School basketball standout Brandon Mitchell has signed a grant-in-aid scholarship to play for the defending MACJC state champion Pearl River Community College Wildcats during the 
2004-2005 season...more
Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Mercy Cross duo inks with Wildcats
POPLARVILLE --- Mercy Cross baseball standouts Todd Guillot and Jared 
Kozlowski have signed grant-in-aid scholarships for the 2004-2005 school year with Pearl River Community College's Wildcats...more
Monday, April 12, 2004
Lady ’Cats ink big-time post player in Jones
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats have signed 
Florence High School basketball standout Ashley Jones to a grant-in-aid scholarship for the 2004-2005 season...more
Monday, April 12, 2004
PRCC receives grant for Courage to Teach program
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has received a two-year grant from the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation for the Mississippi Courage to Teach Program for teachers and administrators...more
Monday, April 12, 2004
PRCC inks Bay’s Singleton
POPLARVILLE — The state champion Pearl River Community College Wildcats 
have signed Bay High basketball standout Marquez Singleton to a grant-in-aid scholarship for the 2004-2005 season, says Wildcat head coach Richard Mathis...more
Monday, April 12, 2004
PRCC golfers finish third at Eagle Ridge event
Wildcats finish fifth at Wolf Hollow and Ponta Creek events
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s golf team finished third in the Division II field Tuesday at a Hinds-sponsored tournament at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Raymond...more
Monday, April 12, 2004
Pearl River sweeps Southwest
Wildcats grab 32nd win to remain atop league race at 9-1
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River remains atop the MACJC South Division baseball 
derby with its 12-4, 8-6 doubleheader sweep over Southwest Mississippi here Friday...more
Monday, April 12, 2004
Pearl River sweeps Southwest
Lady Wildcats improve to 17-12, 6-2 after 6-0, 4-2 victories
SUMMIT — Pearl River swept Southwest Mississippi in MACJC South Division 
softball doubleheader action here Friday, sweeping the Lady Bears 6-2 and 4-2 to improve to 17-12 overall and 6-2 in league play...more
Thursday, April 8, 2004
Holder signs with PRCC
POPLARVILLE --- Lumberton High School basketball standout Jeremy Holder has signed a grant-in-aid scholarship to play for the defending MACJC state champion Pearl River Community College Wildcats during the 2004-2005 season...more
Wednesday, April 7, 2004
Co-Lin sweeps Pearl River
Lady Wildcats fall 10-2, 11-3 to drop to 15-12, 4-2 on road
WESSON — Copiah-Lincoln remains unbeaten and in sole possession of first 
place in the MACJC South Division softball derby following its dominating 10-2, 11-3 doubleheader sweep over Pearl River here Tuesday...more
Wednesday, April 7, 2004
Pearl River is tops in division after 6-2, 5-0 sweep over Perk
Wildcats grab 30th win to improve to 7-1 in league; 
Bulldogs drop to third at 5-3
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River took over sole possession of first place in 
the MACJC South Division here Tuesday with a 6-2, 5-0 doubleheader 
baseball sweep over arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in Wildcat Stadium...more
Monday, April 5, 2004
PRCC’s River Extravaganza raises record $67,000
POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Development Foundation’s 17th annual River Extravaganza held last week in M.R. White Coliseum was another huge success...more
Monday, April 5, 2004
PRCC VICA wins big at state competition
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's chapter of the Vocational
Industrial Clubs of America (VICA) stepped into the forefront and led by example at
the recent Skills USA statewide competition held in Ellisville...more
Monday, April 5, 2004
Bowens inks with Wildcats
POPLARVILLE --- Lumberton High baseball standout Adrian Bowens 
signed a grant-in-aid scholarship for the 2004-2005 school year with 
Pearl River Community College's Wildcats on Monday in Poplarville...more
Saturday, April 3, 2004
Delgado hands Wildcats sixth loss
Pearl River drops to 28-6 overall following 10-8 nine-inning setback
NEW ORLEANS — Delgado handed Pearl River its sixth loss of the 2004 
season here Saturday, taking a hard-fought 10-8 nine-inning decision...more
Friday, April 2, 2004
Dawson no-hits Jones to ice 'Cat Fight sweep
Dumal belts bottom-of-the-seventh solo homer to
propel Lady Wildcats to 4-3 victory in twin bill opener
POPLARVILLE - Megan Dawson hurled an 8-0 no-hit shutout Friday to ice 
Pearl River's MACJC South Division softball sweep over arch-rival Jones here 
in Lady Wildcat Stadium...more
Friday, April 2, 2004
Miss. Power donates bucket truck to PRCC
POPLARVILLE - A bucket truck donated to Pearl River Community College by Mississippi Power Company this month will prove to be a valuable asset to the college, according to school officials...more
Thursday, April 1, 2004
Allhoff finalist for Clinical Educator of Year Award 
HATTIESBURG - Tammy Allhoff, clinical coordinator and technical instructor of Surgical Technology at Pearl River Community College, admits she enjoys her work
too much to be concerned about personal awards...more
Thursday, April 1, 2004
Wolves stop Wildcats’ winning streak at 21
Copiah-Lincoln ends impressive string with 10-7 victory; PRCC
bounces back with 6-5 win in nightcap of South Division twin bill
POPLARVILLE — Copiah-Lincoln snapped Pearl River’s 21-game winning streak here Wednesday, taking a 10-7 victory in the first game of an MACJC South Division doubleheader in Wildcat Stadium...more
Thursday, April 1, 2004
Pearl River hoops standouts heading to All-Star Game
Selvage, Brackins to represent Wildcat squad;
Tillman, Dale picked from Lady Wildcat team
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College will be well represented in the 2004 MACJC women’s and men’s All-Star basketball games set for Saturday, April 10, at Choctaw Central High School in Philadelphia. Sophomores Kira Tillman of Poplarville High and Monique Dale of South Jones have been selected for the elite women’s squad, while sophomores Ray Selvage of Baton Rouge and Carlos Cole of Hattiesburg High are men’s All-Stars...more
Thursday, April 1, 2004
Lady ’Cats open division play with sweep of Lady Bulldogs
Pearl River cans defending state softball champions 8-0, 5-2
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College swept defending MACJC softball champion Mississippi Gulf Coast 8-0 and 5-2 here Tuesday to open each school’s South Division schedules...more