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Tuesday, March 29, 2005 
Wildcat win streak grows to 25 with hard-fought Co-Lin sweep
Pearl River's Rodriguez pulls out both extra-inning victories in relief
WESSON — Defending state baseball champ Pearl River's record-setting win streak continues to grow, as the Wildcats pulled out two extra-inning victories in a MACJC South Division doubleheader sweep over rival Copiah-Lincoln here Friday...more
Monday, March 28, 2005
PRCC takes Showchoir Showdown to a higher level
POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Department of Fine Arts and Communications recently broke new ground in the area of show choir competition...more
Pearl River goes 2-3 in Northeast Tournament
Lady ’Cats drop two to Shelton State, one to Three Rivers; defeat Jefferson State, Southwest Tennessee
BOONEVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats went 2-3 in the Northeast Mississippi Tournament this past Friday and Saturday, picking up wins over Jefferson State (Mo.) and Southwest Tennessee; while falling twice to Shelton State (Ala.) and once Three Rivers (Mo.)...more
Monday, March 28, 2005
PRCC tennis teams swept by Co-Lin
WESSON — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s tennis teams were swept by Copiah-Lincoln by identical 8-1, 8-1 scores here Thursday...more
Monday, March 28, 2005
East Central sweeps Pearl River
Lady Warriors take 2-0, 12-9 softball victories
DECATUR — Pearl River Community College softball was swept by East Central 2-0, 12-9 here Thursday...more
Monday, March 28, 2005
Concert Tickets available for PRCC Extravaganza
POPLARVILLE – Concert tickets are now on sale for the 18th annual Pearl River Community College River Extravaganza, featuring popular singer, songwriter and performer Jeff Bates, a Marion County native who will be making his first appearance at the Extravaganza.  Bates’ hit single “The Love Song” is #24 on the charts this week...more
Wednesday, March 23, 2005
Pearl River winning streak at 23 with division sweep over Jones
POPLARVILLE — Defending state champ Pearl River set a neww all-time school record for consecutive baseball wins here Tuesday with a 13-5. 13-3 doubleheader sweep over arch-rival Jones in Wildcat Stadium, marking the MACJC South Division openers for both squads...more
Monday, March 21, 2005
Youth program explores career as physician
Pearl River Community College and Mississippi State University are teaming up to help ensure the presence of health care providers throughout the state in the years to come...more
Monday, March 21, 2005
Wildcats win streak at 21 after Hinds, Delgado wins
Winstead’s two-run homer keeps nationally-ranked PRCC string alive
RAYMOND — Keith Winstead smashed a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to propel nationally-ranked Pearl River to a 6-4 victory over Delgado here Saturday and keep the defending MACJC baseball champions’ winning streak alive at 21 straight games...more
Tuesday, March 1, 2005
Mathis says Wildcats lacked consistency during 2004-2005 hoops season
Defending state champs finish with losing season with post-season losses
POPLARVILLE — Richard Mathis hopes his 15th edition of Peearl River Wildcat basketball will play with more consistency next fall...more
Monday, March 21, 2005
Wildcats win 19th straight Varnado hurls 13-3 three-hitter, Bass 8-0 one-hitter;
Nationally-ranked PRCC smacks 25 hits in twin bill
POPLARVILLE — Nationally-ranked Pearl River extended its consecutive winning streak to 19 here Saturday, wiping out Kishwaukee CC 13-3 and 8-0 in NJCAA doubleheader baseball action in Wildcat Stadium...more
Monday, March 21, 2005
Wildcats extend win streak to 17 with 5-3, 11-1 sweep over Lakers
Defending MACJC champion PRCC smacks 14 hits in nightcap
POPLARVILLE — Nationally-ranked Pearl River extended its winning streak to 17 games here Thursday, sweeping Longview CC 5-3, 11-1 in NJCAA baseball doubleheader action to improve to 22-4...more
Monday, March 21, 2005
Wildcats sweep Cards 5-0, 6-1
Defending MACJC champ Pearl River improves to 20-4
POPLARVILLE — Nationally-ranked Pearl River swept Minerall Area College 5-0, 6-1 in NJCAA doubleheader baseball action here Wednesday in Wildcat Stadium...more
Tuesday, March 15, 2005
Nationally-ranked Pearl River sweeps Lazers four straight to improve to 18-4
Wildcats eye four doubleheaders Wednesday through Saturday
POPLARVILLE — Defending MACJC state baseball champ Pearl River pounded the Onondaga (NY) Lazers four straight games Sunday and Monday to improve to 
18-4 overall...more
Monday, March 14, 2005
Respiratory Care class schedule changed
HATTIESBURG - Good news awaits students who enter Pearl River Community College’s  Respiratory Therapy program this coming fall at the Allied Health Center on the Forrest County Center...more
Monday, March 14, 2005
Wildcats dominate Trojans
PRCC holds Delta to six hits while smacking six dingers in MACJC doubleheader
POPLARVILLE — Defending MACJC state champ Pearl River sweept rival Mississippi Delta in a convincing fashion here Friday, dominating the Trojans in a 12-0, 11-1 doubleheader sweep in Wildcat Stadium...more
Friday, March 11, 2005
PRCC tennis teams swept by Gulf Coast, Meridian
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s tennis teams were swept by Mississippi Gulf Coast and Meridian this past week...more
Friday, March 11, 2005
’Cats bomb Cardinals
PRCC blows out Hibbing 12-0, 17-1 to improve to 12-4
POPLARVILLE — The defending MACJC state champion Pearl River Wildcats wiped out Hibbing CC (Minn.) 12-0, 17-1 here Thursday, picking up both lopsided wins in five innings via the 10-run rule...more
Friday, March 11, 2005
Lady ’Cats split with John Wood
Chilly afternoon sees two eight-run rule victories
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats split with John Wood CC out of Quincey, Ill., here Wednesday in women’s softball action; taking a 15-5 whalloping in the opening game only to bounce back with a 13-5 victory in the nightcap...more
Friday, March 11, 2005
’Cats sweep Eagles
PRCC 7-2, 11-0 winner over Hinds in Wednesday twin bill
POPLARVILLE — The defending MACJC state champion Pearl River Wildcats easily disposed of non-division rival Hinds with a 7-2, 11-0 sweep here Wednesday in Wildcat Stadium...more
Wednesday, March 8, 2005
PRCC offering Cisco training
HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College’s Lowery A. Woodall Advanced Technology Center will be offering classes in Cisco, starting April 26 at the Woodall Center in the Hattiesburg-Forrest County Industrial Park...more
Monday, March 7, 2005
PRCC Wildcat football golf tournament set
POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Wildcat Football 4-man scramble golf tournament will be held Friday, April 8, at Millbrook Country Club and Golf Course in Picayune...more
Monday, March 7, 2005
Jeff Bates will headline PRCC Extravaganza
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s night of food, fun and
entertainment is set for 5 p.m. Sunday, April 10, in M.R. White
Monday, March 7, 2005
’Cats go 3-1 in Bossier Classic
Pearl River drops Indepence, Fort Smith, and Panola;
but falls to Northeast Oklahoma to improve to 8-4
SHREVEPORT, La. — Pearl River’s Wildcats went 3-1 in the Bossier Parish Classic Tournament this past weekend, splitting with Northeast Oklahoma A&M and Independence CC (Kan.) on Saturday; but bounced back on Sunday to sweep Fort Smith CC (Ark.) and Panola (Tex.) to improve to 8-4 overall...more
Wednesday, March 2, 2005
Pearl River’s ‘three-peat’ hopes vanish with 73-70 loss in state tournament
ICC KOs defending state champ Wildcats at foul line
WESSON — Defending champ Pearl River’s hopes of three straight state men’s hoops titles vanished here Tuesday as Itawamba disposed of the Wildcats 73-70 in first-round action of the MACJC Tournament on the Copiah-Lincoln CC campus...more
Wednesday, March 2, 2005
PRCC back on winning track with sweep over East Central
Defending state champ Wildcats pick up 11-2, 6-1 road wins
DECATUR — Defending MACJC state baseball champion Pearl River got back on the winning track here Tuesday with an 11-2, 6-1 doubleheader sweep over MACJC non-division rival East Central...more
Tuesday, March 1, 2005
Wildcats wrap season with 74-61 loss to Northwest in Region 23 Tournament
CLINTON — Pearl River wrapped up its 2004-2005 season herre Monday with a 74-61 loss to nationally-ranked Northwest Mississippi in first-round action of the Region 23 Tournament in A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus...more