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Pearl River Community College Wildcats Head Football Coach, Tim Hatten, (shown here receiving the MACJC State Championship Trophy) was named the American Community College Football Coaches Association "Coach of the Year" for 2004.  (Story Below)

Friday, January 28, 2005
PRCC hands Wolves first division loss; 
Lady ’Cats whalloped 74-59

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats whalloped first-place Copiah-Lincoln 81-64, while the Lady ’Cats fell 74-59 in MACJC men’s and women’s South Division basketball action here Thursday in M.R. White Coliseum...more
Wednesday, January 26, 2005
River swept by Perk in South Division twin bill
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River was swept by Mississippi Gulf Coast in men’s and women’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Monday...more
Monday, January 24, 2005
Wildcats, Lady Wildcats at midseason crossroads
Upcoming week could make or break PRCC’s post-season hoops hopes
POPLARVILLE — When it comes to post-season men’s and women’s basketball aspirations, Pearl River Community College is at a crossroads...more
Friday, January 21, 2005
PRCC preseason baseball dinner-auction Jan. 29
POPLARVILLE — The defending MACJC state champion Pearl River Community College Wildcats will host its annual preseason baseball dinner-auction here Saturday, Jan. 29, at 4 p.m. in the Olivia Bender Banquet Room...more
Friday, January 21, 2005
Pearl River sweeps Southwest
Wildcats, Lady Wildcats back in South Division race
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College swept rival Southwest Mississippi in men’s and women’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday in M.R. White Coliseum...more
Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Pearl River Community College President’s List
POPLARVILLE-Pearl River Community College has released its President’s List 
for the 2004 Fall Semester.  Students making the President’s list achieved a 4.0 grade point average...more
Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Artigues inks six in-district prep baseball standouts
Two from Picayune, two from Purvis, two from Oak Grove
POPLARVILLE — Fourth-year Pearl River Community College head baseball coach Jay Artigues signed six in-district high school baseball standouts to grant-in-aid scholarship for the 2005-2006 school year Tuesday...more
Wednesday, January 19, 2005
PRCC splits with Hinds
Lady Wildcats win 77-54 for first South Division win; 
Wildcats trimmed by Hinds 78-76
UTICA — Pearl River split with Hinds in women’s and men’s MACJC South 
Division basketball action here Tuesday with the Wildcats falling 78-76 and the Lady Wildcats picking up their first league with in a 77-54 decision...more
Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Pearl River Community College Dean’s List
POPLARVILLE-Pearl River Community College has released its Dean’s List for the 2004 Fall Semester.  Students making the Dean’s list achieved a 3.4 GPA or higher...more
Wednesday, January 19, 2005
PRCC hosts Southern Region DECA competition
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College recently hosted the Southern Region Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Career Development Conference with approximately 400 students from 20 high schools attending the event at the PRCC Poplarville campus. During the conference, students competed in a variety of business events that were designed to challenge their marketing, merchandising, management, and entrepreneurial skills...more
Friday, January 14, 2005
Spring enrollment at PRCC reaches record levels
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College officials announced today that the 2005 spring semester enrollment is the largest in the school’s 96-year history...more
Friday, January 14, 2005
PRCC splits with Meridian
Wildcats bounce back from JCJC loss to dominate Eagles 88-60;
Lady Wildcats drop to 0-2 in South Division with 89-76 defeat
MERIDIAN — Pearl River Community College split with Meridian here Thursday in men’s and women’s MACJC South Division basketball action...more
Wednesday, January 12, 2005
PRCC’s Oliver NJCAA ‘Offensive Player of Year’
POPLARVILLE — The gridiron cudos keep piling up for Pearl River Community College quarterback Jimmy Oliver...more
Tuesday, January 11, 2005
PRCC’s Tim Hatten Named 2004 ACCFCA Coach of Year
LOUISVILLE, KY. - The American Community College Football Coaches Association has named Tim Hatten of Pearl River Community College as their Coach of the Year for 2004...more
Tuesday, January 11, 2005
JCJC sweeps PRCC in division openers
Wildcats fall 92-87 in overtime; Lady ’Cats rally falls short 54-50
POPLARVILLE — Jones swept Pearl River to open both squads’ 2005 MACJC South Division hoops schedules here Monday in M.R. White Coliseum...more
Monday, January 10, 2005
PRCC offering maintenance skills training
HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College’s Lowery A. Woodall Advanced Technology Center is offering several maintenance skills training classes, starting this month at the center’s location on Sullivan Drive in the Hattiesburg-Forrest County Industrial Park...more
Monday, January 10, 2005
Kivlan signs with Wildcats
St. Stanislaus’ career scoring leader joins PRCC soccer squad
POPLARVILLE — Former St. Stanislaus soccer standout Michael Kivlan has signed on with the Pearl River Community College men’s squad for the 2005 season, says Wildcat head coach Patrick Hayes...more
Friday, January 7, 2005
Miss. Delta greets Pearl River with new year road sweep
Wildcats blow halftime lead to fall 64-55; Lady ’Cats dominated 69-50
MOORHEAD — Mississippi Delta rang in the new year with a sweep over Pearl River here Thursday in women’s and men’s MACJC non-division basketball action. PRCC’s men blew an eight-point halftime lead to fall 64-55 and drop to 6-5 overall, while the Lady Wildcats were dominated by the Lady Trojans 69-50 to fall to 7-4...more
Wednesday, January 5, 2005
Walley pleased with Lady Wildcats effort in first half of hoops season
POPLARVILLE — Ed Walley says his fifth edition of Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcat basketball faired well in the first half of its 2004-2005 season...more
Wednesday, January 5, 2005
Mathis says its too early to talk “three-peat”
POPLARVILLE — Richard Mathis led Pearl River Community Coollege Wildcat basketball to back-to-back MACJC state championship the past two seasons, but he says it's way too early to talk about a “three-peat...more
Wednesday, January 5, 2005
LPN pass rate 100 percent
For the past two years, graduates of the Pearl River Community College Practical Nursing Program have had 100 percent pass rate, compared to 80.3 percent nationally, on the Practical Nursing National Collegiate Licensing Exam (NCLEX)...more