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Wednesday, November 30, 2005
Holmes sweeps Pearl River Wildcats trailed by 11 in final minute of 90-87 loss;
Lady Wildcats get blown out 78-56 by Lady Bulldogs
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College was swept by MACJC non-division rival Holmes here Monday in the Poplarville High gymnasium, but the Wildcats came within a whisker of pulling off a miracle victory...more
Monday, November 28, 2005
Wildcats, Lady ’Cats swept by Northwest in Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic
PRCC men fall 100-90 to Rangers, women fall 78-69
WIGGINS — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball teams were swept by Northwest Mississippi here Tuesday in the final round of action in the annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic played at Stone County High School...more
Wednesday, November 23, 2005
Wildcats, Lady ’Cats split openers with East Miss in Perk Tournament
PRCC men blast Lions 70-53, women fall 74-51
WIGGINS — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball teams split with East Mississippi here Monday in the annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Tournament underway at Stone County High School...more
Monday, November 21, 2005
Wildcats ‘Three-Peat’
PRCC cans Mississippi Gulf Coast 25-19 for an unprecedented 18th MACJC title
PERKINSTON — Third-ranked Pearl River Community College avenged its only loss of the 2005 football season with a 25-19 victory over Mississippi Gulf Coast to claim a third-straight MACJC state championship here Saturday in A.L. May Stadium...more
Monday, November 21, 2005
Short, Treadaway ink senior college scholarships
POPLARVILLE --- Two Pearl River Community College pitchers have signed senior college scholarships for the 2006-2007 school year in P.J. Treadaway and Baron Short...more
Monday, November 21, 2005
MACJC announces 2005
All-State football honorees
JACKSON — The Mississippi Association of Community-Junior Colleges (MACJC) has announced its North and South division All-State football selections for the 2005 season...more
Wednesday, November 16, 2005
Pearl River eyes Gulf Coast rematch for all the MACJC marbles at Perkinston Sat.
No. 3-ranked Wildcats out to avenge 55-47 regular-season loss to Bulldogs to take third-straight MACJC title
POPLARVILLE — Never before has the storied 79-year-old Pearl River-Mississippi Gulf Coast football rivalry had this much riding on it...more
Tuesday, November 15, 2005
Pearl River splits with Northeast
Wildcats hand Tigers 66-55 loss; Lady ’Cats blow halftime lead to fall 70-56
HATTIESBURG — Pearl River Community College split with Northeast Mississippi in MACJC women’s and men’s non-division basketball action here Monday in the Hattiesburg High gymnasium with the Lady Wildcats falling 70-56 and the Wildcats taking a 66-55 vcitory...more
Monday, November 14, 2005
Wildcats cop MACJC championship berth with last-minute touchdown to oust No. 2-ranked Northeast 27-20
Pearl River targeting an unprecedented third straight state title when it takes on arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast Saturday in Perkinston
BOONEVILLE — Defending NJCAA football champion Pearl River earned a shot at a third straight MACJC state championship after ousting second-ranked and previously unbeaten Northeast Mississippi 27-20 in the semi-finals of the state playoffs here Saturday in Keenum Stadium...more
Friday, November 11, 2005
PRCC offering EMT classes
KILN - Pearl River Community College is offering Emergency Medical Technician basic classes later this month in Hancock County...more
Friday, November 11, 2005
PRCC baseball coach pleased with fall workouts
    POPLARVILLE - Following six weeks of workouts and several exhibition games this fall, new Pearl River Community College head baseball coach Jamie McMahon says Wildcat fans have something exciting to look forward to next spring...more
Friday, November 11, 2005
Wildcats lose, Lady ’Cats win first via split with Itawamba
Indians remain undefeated with 74-64 victory, PRCC women take first victory of season
FULTON — Pearl River Community College split with Itawamba in MACJC non-division basketball action here Thursday with the Wildcats dropping its first game of the 2005 season, while the Lady ’Cats picked up their first of the year...more
Wednesday, November 9, 2005
Wildcats 2-0, Lady ’Cats winless after split with East Mississippi
Holder pours in 24 to propel PRCC to 75-57 victory over Lions;
Women’s 37-20 second-half comeback falls three short of win
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College split with East Mississippi in MACJC non-division basketball action here Monday in the Poplarville High gymnasium with the Wildcats blowing out the Lions 75-57 and the Lady ’Cats falling 58-55 after trailing by 20 at the intermission...more
Wednesday, November 9, 2005
PRCC softball coach White pleased with fall workouts
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College women’s softball coach Leigh White feels confident about her 2006 team following five weeks of fall workouts and exhibition games...more
Wednesday, November 9, 2005
Defending state, national champ Pearl River eyes undefeated, second-ranked Northeast in first round of MACJC playoffs Saturday in Booneville
North champ Tigers targeting first-ever state title
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College begins its official quest for a “three-peat” as state football champions Saturday when it travels to Booneville to lock horns with undefeated and second-ranked Northeast Mississippi in the first round of the MACJC playoffs...more
Monday, November 7, 2005
PRCC Museum receives grant
POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Museum is the
recipient of a Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) grant...more
Friday, November 4, 2005
Playoff-bound Pearl River wraps regular season with 45-3 blowout over Co-Lin
Ninth-ranked Wildcats face undefeated, second-ranked Northeast Mississippi Nov. 12 in first round of MACJC playoffs in Booneville
POPLARVILLE — Defending NJCAA and MACJC football champion Pearl River wrapped up its 2005 regular season here Thursday with a 45-3 blowout over Copiah-Lincoln to set the stage for its post-season playoff appearance Nov. 12 against undefeated and second ranked Northeast Mississippi...more
Wednesday, November 2, 2005
PRCC Teacher Wins Humanities Teacher of the Year
The Mississippi Humanities Council recently selected Pearl River Community College Spanish instructor Robin Nix as Humanities Teacher of the Year. Upon acceptance of the honors, Nix will give a presentation entitled “Una Vista de Espana (A view of Spain)” on November 15 at 11:10 a.m. at the Poplarville campus in the nursing building's tiered
classroom. The presentation is free and open to the public...more
Tuesday, November 1, 2005
PRCC preps for post-season playoffs with ‘Katrina delayed’ Co-Lin battle this Thursday to wrap regular season
Defending state champs enter rescheduled road battle off 40-0 shutout of East Miss; Wolves 1-1 following 45-14 blowout road loss at Northeast
POPLARVILLE — Defending national and state football champ Pearl  River and South Division rival Copiah-Lincoln will do battle for the 70th time Thursday when the playoff-bound Wildcats host the Wolves at 7 p.m. in Dobie Holden Stadium to wrap up the 2005 regular season...more