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POPLARVILLE - Evelyn Lei Kimball is the baby Scott and Alicia Kimball of Poplarville have longed for. There was just one catch. To bring their 11-month-old daughter home, they had to travel halfway
around the world to Guangzhou, a city in southern China and the capital of Guangdong Province. The 12-day trip ended early Monday morning when they arrived back home.

Friday, May 28, 2004
PRCC public relations staff captures 16 awards

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s public relations staff captured 
16 awards, including four first-place awards, in annual competition sponsored by the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM)...more
Thursday, May 27, 2004
PRCC softball camps set for June 16-17, June 18 for age groups 6-12, 13-18
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College will host two summer softball camps in mid-June here in Lady Wildcat stadium, according to PRCC head coach Leigh White, director of the events...more
Wednesday, May 26, 2004
State hoops champ Wildcats ink Hattiesburg’s Robinson
POPLARVILLE — The MACJC state champion Pearl River Wildcats have signed 
Hattiesburg High School basketball basketball standout Alton Robinson to a grant-in-aid scholarship for the 2004-2005 season...more
Wednesday, May 26, 2004 
PRCC holds 94th commencement exercise 
During Pearl River Community College's 94th commencement exercises held 
recently in M.R. White Coliseum, approximately 400 students received their degrees 
in either Applied Science, Associate in Arts, or Certificates of Proficiency...more
Tuesday, May 25, 2004
PRCC sets three baseball camps during June
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College will host three different baseball camps during June, according to head coach Jay Artigues...more
Monday, May 24, 2004
PRCC Dental Hygiene program graduates 16
HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College’s Dental Hygiene program recently pinned 16 graduates in a ceremony in the Allied Health Center on the Forrest County Campus...more
Monday, May 24, 2004
PRCC Awards Day program held in Hattiesburg
Pearl River Community College’s Forrest County Center held its annual Awards Day program recently on the Hattiesburg campus. The award recipients for the 2003-2004 school year included...more
Thursday, May 20, 2004
Stonecypher tells PRCC graduates to move forward
POPLARVILLE - Wayne Stonecypher’s message Tuesday to graduates of Pearl River Community College in M.R. White Coliseum was,  “This is not the end; but the beginning...more
Tuesday, May 18, 2004
Pearl River baseball tryouts rescheduled for Thursday
POPLARVILLE — The MACJC state champion Pearl River Wildcat baseball team 
will hold tryouts for the 2005 season here Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. in Wildcat Stadium after Monday’s regularly-scheduled tryouts were rained out...more
Monday, May 17, 2004
Lady ’Cats ink PHS’s Breland
Traci Breland to join sister Nikki on Lady Wildcat squad in 2005
POPLARVILLE — Poplarville High School softball shortstop Traci Breland has signed on with the Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats for the 2005 season...more
Monday, May 17, 2004
Lady ’Cats ink PRC’s Dillard
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Central softball standout Brittney Dillard has signed on with the Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats for the 2005 season...more
Thursday, May 13, 2004
Pearl River baseball tryouts set Monday
POPLARVILLE — The MACJC state champion Pearl River Wildcat baseball team 
will hold tryouts for the 2005 season here Monday, May 17, beginning at 5 p.m. in Wildcat Stadium...more
Thursday, May 13, 2004
PRCC summer registration dates are set
Registration for new students attending Pearl River Community College
during the 2004 summer semester will be held on both the Hattiesburg and
Poplarville campuses...more
Tuesday, May 11, 2004
Poplarville’s LaHaye mixed doubles
tennis duo inks with Pearl River
POPLARVILLE — Poplarville High School’s standout mixed doubles tennis duo of Nick and Natalie LaHaye will play for Pearl River Community College next spring...more
Tuesday, May 11, 2004
PRCC graduation set May 18; Stonecypher speaker
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s 94th commencement
exercises are set for Tuesday, May 18, in M.R. White Coliseum on the 
Poplarville campus...more
Monday, May 10, 2004
Lady Wildcats wrap 2004 season at 26-17, fourth in tournament
PRCC comes up short in quest for unprecedented fifth state title
BOONEVILLE - Pearl River Community College's quest for an unprecedented fifth state championship during the 2003-2004 school year came up short here Saturday in the MACJC-Region 23 Softball Tournament, as the Lady Wildcats wrapped up their season with a 7-0 setback to host Northeast Mississippi CC...more
Monday, May 10, 2004
Lady Wildcats open MACJC Tournament with 5-1 win
over Northwest, but falls 7-4 to Meridian in nightcap
Pearl River now enters MACJC State Tournament Friday in Booneville
BOONEVILLE - Pearl River defeated Northwest Mississippi's Lady Rangers 5-1 to 
open the 2004 MACJC-Region 23 Softball Tournament here Friday, but the Lady Wildcats fell into the losers' bracket later in the day with a 7-4 setback to 
Meridian...more
Thursday, May 6, 2004
State champ Wildcats end season with 4-2 
loss to Copiah-Lincoln in Region 23 Tournament
No. 2-ranked Pearl River wraps 2004 
with school record 42-10 mark
RAYMOND - Pearl River's first-ever state championship baseball season 
ended here Thursday in the Region 23 Division II South Tournament 
with a 4-2 loss to Copiah-Lincoln in the semi-finals...more
Thursday, May 6, 2004
It's do-or-die for Wildcats' state title season today against Copiah-Lincoln
No. 2-ranked Pearl River opens regionals with 3-2 loss to LSU-Eunice
 
RAYMOND - Pearl River's state championship baseball season faces a do-or-die 
situation here Thursday after the No. 2-ranked Wildcats dropped their opening 
game to LSU-Eunice 3-2 Wednesday to open play in the double-elimination
Region 23 Division II South Tournament...more
Wednesday, May 5, 2004
PRCC tennis coach Soulier steps down
POPLARVILLE - After seven seasons, Camille Soulier has resigned her position 
as tennis coach at Pearl River Community College...more
Tuesday, May 3, 2004
Pearl River rises from losers’ bracket to grab first-ever state championship with 10-2 blowout over Meridian
Hughes belts two home runs en route to MACJC tournament
POPLARVILLE — Nationally-ranked Pearl River won its first-ever state title here Monday, pounding Meridian 10-2 in the MACJC State Tournament championship game in Wildcat Stadium...more
Monday, May 2, 2004
PRCC couple find happiness adopting a child abroad
POPLARVILLE - Evelyn Lei Kimball is the baby Scott and Alicia Kimball of Poplarville have longed for. There was just one catch...more
Monday, May 2, 2004
Perk hosts Pearl River Tuesday at 3 p.m. for tournament berth
Lady Wildcats, Lady Bulldogs to square off to decide second place 
finisher in MACJC South Division
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College will square off with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast for the fifth time this season Tuesday at 3 p.m. in a one-game playoff game in Perkinston to decide second-place finisher in the MACJC South 
Division...more
Monday, May 2, 2004
Wildcats play for first-ever state championship today
Top-seeded Pearl River battles back through losers’ bracket
with two Sunday victories to earn title shot in Wildcat Stadium
POPLARVILLE — Top-seeded Pearl River battled its way back through the losers’ 
bracket with a pair of victories Sunday to earn a shot at its first-ever state baseball 
title here today at 4 p.m. in the 2004 MACJC State Tournament’s championship 
bout in Wildcat Stadium...more
Monday, May 2, 2004
Host Wildcats fall into losers’ bracket with 11-inning 3-2 loss to Meridian
Top-seeded Pearl River opens MACJC Tournament with 11-0 blowout over Trojans
POPLARVILLE — Top-seeded host Pearl River fell into the losers’ bracket of the 2004 MACJC State Tournament here Saturday with an 11-inning 3-2 loss to third-seeded Meridian after blowing out Mississippi Delta 11-0 in five innings to open tournament play in Thursday nightcap...more
Monday, May 2, 2004
PRCC chapter wins big at internationals
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s Delta Epsilon chapter won
several awards at the International Conference last month in Nashville, Tenn...more