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PRCC hosted a special meeting of county officials from the hardest hit 15 counties in south Mississippi on Monday, August 5, 2005.  Among dignitaries present were Presdent George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, Governor Haley Barbour and Mrs. Barbour, U.S. Senator Trent Lott, and U. S. Representative Charles Pickering.  President Bush (in the picture above) addresses the crowd as Governor Barbour looks on.
Friday, September  30, 2005
PRCC soccer men, women split in last two outings
Wildcats, Lady ’Cats sweep Co-Lin before being falling to Hinds for first losses of 2005 season
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s men’s and women’s soccer squads dropped there first two contests of the 2005 season Wednesday, falling to perennial powerhouse Hinds in Raymond...more
Wednesday, September  28, 2005
PRCC to offer mini-term for Katrina victims
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer an accelerated on-line mini-semester beginning Oct. 24 and running through Dec.16...more
Monday, September  26, 2005
Pearl River sweeps Perk in South Division soccer match ups
Wildcats take 4-1 victory, Lady Wildcats winner in 2-0 shutout
PERKINSTON — Pearl River Community College swept Mississippi Gulf Coast in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division soccer action here Tuesday...more
Monday, September  26, 2005
PRCC ties consecutive win record with season-opening 35-10 victory over East Central
McClendon rushes for a whopping 203 yards and two TDs
DECATUR — Defending NJCAA and MACJC champion Pearl River kicked off its delayed 2005 football season in grand style Saturday, taking a hard-fought 35-10 South Division win over rival East Central here on the Newton County High School campus...more
Monday, September  26, 2005
PRCC takes on Hinds in home opener Sat.
Visiting Eagles dropped season opener to Southwest 19-13
POPLARVILLE — Defending NJCAA and MACJC football champion Pearl River has been a thorn in the side of perennial powerhouse Hinds for the past few seasons.
Over the past two years, the Eagles have lost just four times with three of those setbacks coming from the hands of the Wildcats. This Saturday, the two teams will do battle for the 65th time when Hinds visits for a 6 p.m. kickoff here in Dobie Holden Stadium...more
Monday, September  26, 2005
PRCC museum receives portrait of Will Jacobs
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s museum recently
received a portrait of the school’s second superintendent, Will Jacobs,
from members of his family...more
Wednesday, September  21, 2005
Defending NJCAA, MACJC champ Pearl River finally kicks off season
Saturday at East Central
A 2:30 p.m. kickoff at Newton County High School
POPLARVILLE — Defending NJCAA and MACJC champion Pearl River will finally kick off its delayed 2005 football debut Saturday when the fifth-ranked Wildcats travel to Newton County High School in Decatur for a South Division battle against East Central...more
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Defending national, state champ PRCC drops from No. 1 to No. 5 in NJCAA’s
football poll without playing a game
Wildcats open season Saturday, Sept. 24, on road at East Central
POPLARVILLE — Defending national and state football champion Pearl River Community College dropped from No. 1 in the NJCAA’s preseason football poll to No. 5 in the first two weeks of regular-season balloting...more
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
PRCC damages from Hurricane Katrina: $15-25 million; M.R. White Coliseum, Moody Hall suffer heaviest blows
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College suffered between $15-25 million in damages from Hurricane Katrina...more
Friday, September 9, 2005
Out of state students can still enroll at Pearl River CC
POPLARVILLE - Displaced out-of-state college students from Washington and St. Tammany parishes in Louisiana as a result of Hurricane Katrina can still enroll at Pearl River Community College for the fall semester...more