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Monday, December 18, 2006
Registration dates set for Spring 2007 at PRCC
POPLARVILLE - Orientation and registration for new students attending Pearl River Community College during the 2007 spring semester will be held Jan. 4-5 on the Poplarville campus...more
Friday, December 15, 2006
Pearl Riverís Byrd, Gray cop NJCAA All-American honors
Eleven other MACJC gridiron standouts honored
POPLARVILLE ó Pearl River Community College wide receiver Demetrius Byrd of Miami, Fla., and offense lineman Julius Gray of Prentiss are two of 11 MACJC football standouts who earned NJCAA All-Americian status for the 2006 season...more
Thursday, December 14, 2006
Demolition of landmark PRCC auditorium underway
POPLARVILLE - When Pearl River Community College students return to class next year, an 80-year-old landmark will be gone...more
Thursday, December 14, 2006
PRCC to host Womenís Health Symposium
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will host its first Womenís Health Symposium on Saturday, Jan. 20, on the Poplarville campus...more
Thursday, December 14, 2006
PRCC offering Cisco training classes
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will be offering Cisco training classes in Poplarville and Hattiesburg early next year...more
Thursday, December 14, 2006
PRCC offering construction classes
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College, in conjunction with the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation and TDWA (Twin Districts Workforce Area), will be offering construction classes early next year at both the Hattiesburg High School Vo-Tech Center and the Hancock County Vo-Tech Center...more
Monday, December 11, 2006
Java Joeís early gift to PRCC students, staff
HATTIESBURG - Students at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College got an early Christmas present with the recent opening of Java Joeís...more
Monday, December 11, 2006
Wildcatsí national title hopes end with 19-6 loss in Pilgrimís Pride Bowl
Pearl River offense never gets on track versus Buccaneersí dominating defense
MT. PLEASANT, Tex. ó MACJC state champ Pearl Riverís hopes of a second national championship in three years abruptly ended here Saturday as undefeated and No. 1-ranked Blinn (Tex.) grabbed the 2006 NJCAA title with a convincing 19-9 victory over the Wildcats in the Pilgrimís Pride Bowl Classic...more
Wednesday, December 6, 2006
No. 2 Pearl River tackles No. 1 Blinn for NJCAA national championship Sat. in 2006 Pilgrimís Pride Bowl Classic
A 1 p.m. kickoff is set between Mississippi, Texas state champions at Sam Parker Field in Mt. Pleasant, Tex.
POPLARVILLE, Miss. ó The MACJC state champion Pearl River Wildcats gets a shot at a second NJCAA national championship in three years when the No. 2-ranked Wildcats tackle the No. 1-ranked and undefeated Blinn Buccaneers Saturday in the nationally-televised Pilgrimís Pride Bowl Classic set for Sam Parker Field in Mt. Pleasant, Tex...more
Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Wildcats drop 10th-ranked Indians with road victory; Lady íCats fall 83-65
Pearl Riverís men avenge Nov. 7 last-second loss with 73-66 win
FULTON ó Pearl Riverís Wildcats handed 10th-ranked Itawamba its first loss of the 2006-2007 hoops season here Monday with a 73-66 road win, while the Lady Wildcats fell 83-65 to wrap up their pre-Christmas holiday portion of their schedule...more
Tuesday, December 5, 2006
PRCC ties stretch to Mount Pleasant, Texas
POPLARVILLE - When the Pearl River Community College Wildcats take the field in the Pilgrimís Pride Bowl Classic in Mount Pleasant, Texas, two of the hometown fans will have more than a passing interest in the outcome...more
Tuesday, December 5, 2006
Binghamís consistency has been a plus for PRCC
POPLARVILLE - As kickers go, Pearl River Community Collegeís Brad Bingham isnít much different from kickers on the major college or the professional football level...more
Friday, December 1, 2006
Lady íCats pound Delgado
Pearl River women improve to 6-3 with 68-44 win in Crescent City
NEW ORLEANS, La. ó Pearl Riverís Lady Wildcats pounded Delgadoís Lady Dolphins for the second time this basketball season here Thursday, taking a lopsided 68-44 win to improve to 6-3 overall...more
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
PRCC Singers, Voices present holiday music
POPLARVILLE - The Fine Arts and Communication Department at Pearl River Community College will present The Carols of Christmas at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Malone Chapel on the Poplarville campus...more
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Pearl River sweeps Northeast
Lady Wildcats take 67-56 victory; Wildcats blowout Tigers 101-55
POPLARVILLE ó Pearl River picked up a pair of impressive basketball wins here Monday, sweeping Northeast Mississippi in MACJC womenís and menís non-division action...more
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
PRCCís offensive line continues to thrive
POPLARVILLE - Rarely are the activities of the Pearl River Community College offensive line - the center, two guards, and two tackles - that closely observed. Line play generally is watched by interested coaches, concerned family members, and girlfriends...more
Monday, November 27, 2006
Pearl River sweeps Northwest Miss. in Miss. Gulf Coast Tourney Finales
Lady Wildcats take 60-50 win, Wildcats crack century mark 100-91
PERKINSTON ó Pearl River swept Northwest Mississippi in womenís and menís final-day basketball action at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Tournament here Tuesday...more
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
PRCC student earns highest FFA degree
POPLARVILLE - A Pearl River Community College student recently received the highest degree of membership in the National FFA Organization...more
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Pearl River sweeps East Miss.In Miss. Gulf Coast Tournament
Lady Wildcats win 66-60, Wildcats dominate Lions 93-71
PERKINSTON ó Pearl Riverís womenís and menís basketball teams pulled off impressive victories over East Mississippi in first-round action of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Tournament here Monday, with the Lady Wildcats dropping the Lady Lions 66-60 and the Wildcats trouncing the Lions 93-71...more
Monday, November 20, 2006
College recruiters come to PRCC
POPLARVILLE - Hundreds of Pearl River Community College students took advantage of College Day Thursday to talk with recruiters from in-state and out-of-state universities...more
Monday, November 20, 2006
Chevron looks for young workers at PRCC
POPLARVILLE - After years of a slow job market in the oil industry, an aging workforce has forced Chevron to implement a new way of attracting young employees...more
Monday, November 20, 2006
PRCC band to march in Christmas parades
POPLARVILLE - The Spirit of the River marching band will represent Pearl River Community College in Christmas parades throughout the collegeís six-county district...more
Monday, November 20, 2006
Miss. Delta sweeps Pearl River
Lady Wildcats fall 48-41, Wildcats lose 62-60
POPLARVILLE ó Mississippi Delta swept Pearl River in womenís and menís MACJC non-division basketball action here Thursday with the Lady Wildcats falling 48-41 and the Wildcats losing 62-60...more
Wednesday, November 15, 2006
PRCC faculty network at Lamplighter Conference
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College faculty members Stephen Richard Black of Carriere and Timothy Pulver of Wiggins recently attended the 2006 Lamplighter Conference at Holmes Community College...more
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
No. 2-ranked PRCC headed to NJCAA national title game versus Blinn
No. 1-ranked Buccaneers to play host in Pilgrimís Pride Bowl Classic Dec. 9 in Mt. Pleasant, Tex.
POPLARVILLE ó MACJC state football champion Pearl River will get a shot at a second NJCAA national championship in three years Dec. 9 when it travels to the Pilgrimís Pride Bowl Classic in Mt. Pleasant, Tex., to do battle with No. 1-ranked and undefeated Blinn College (Tex.)...more
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
PRCC basketball tip off times changed
POPLARVILLE ó All of Pearl River Community Collegeís womenís and menís basketball tip off times for its 2006-2007 home games have been changed to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively, according to PRCC athletic director and menís head coach Richard Mathis...more
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
PRCC fan charter bus set for Pilgrimís Pride Bowl
POPLARVILLE ó Pearl River Community College is chartering a fan bus for the No. 2-ranked and MACJC state football champ Wildcatsí trip to the Pilgrimís Pride Bowl Classic in Mt. Pleasant, Tex., Saturday, Dec. 9, to do battle with No. 1-ranked and undefeated Blinn College (Tex.) for the NJCAA national championship...more
Monday, November 13, 2006
New PRCC program offers Web development training
POPLARVILLE - Ricky Rain of Poplarville plans to turn a hobby into a career after completing the new Web development technology program at Pearl River Community College...more
Monday, November 13, 2006
Last-minute TD propels PRCC to fourth-straight MACJC football title
Hillís 36-yard scoring pass to Byrd with 44 seconds left gives Wildcats possible national championship berth
WESSON, Miss. ó Carlon Hill hit Demetrius Byrd with a 36-yard touchdown pass with 44 seconds left here Saturday to propel the second-ranked Pearl River Wildcats to a 21-20 come-from behind victory over Copiah-Lincoln and claim a fourth-straight MACJC state football championship...more
Friday, November 10, 2006
Pearl River splits with Itawamba
Lady Wildcats win 68-65; íCats fall 62-61 off foul shot with no time remaining
POPLARVILLE ó Pearl River split with Itawamba in womenís and menís MACJC non-division basketball action here Monday...more
Friday, November 10, 2006
PRCC offering welding classes at Purvis Vo-Tech Center 
Pearl River Community College will be offering a new welding class, beginning Monday, Nov. 27, at the Purvis Vo-Tech Center...more
Thursday, November 9, 2006
PRCC softball coach White pleased with fall workouts
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College womenís softball coach Leigh White feels confident about her 2007 team following six weeks of fall workouts and exhibition games...more
Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Wildcats eye rematch with Wolves Saturday in MACJC title bout
No. 8 Copiah-Lincoln handed No. 2 Pearl River its only loss of 2006
POPLARVILLE ó The three-time defending state football champion Pearl River Wildcats will be shooting for a fourth-straight title Saturday in Wesson when they do battle with the Copiah-Lincoln Wolves in the MACJC title bout at 7 p.m. in H.L. Stone Stadium...more
Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Lady Wildcat Fall Fast-Pitch Softball Clinic set Saturday
POPLARVILLE ó The 2006 Lady Wildcat Fall Fast-Pitch Softball Clinic is set for Saturday, Nov. 11, in Lady Wildcat Stadium here on the Pearl River Community College campus...more
Wednesday, November 8, 2006
PRCC student wins art award
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College art major Jenna Thrash of Poplarville recently took first place in the mixed media category at the St. Josephís Fall Art Show and Sale...more
Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Wildcats smacked with two season opening losses in Chipola Classic
PRCC falls to second-ranked Chipola and eighth-ranked Tallahassee
MARIANNA, Fla. ó Pearl Riverís Wildcats opened its 2006-2007 hoops season with a pair of season-opening losses this past weekend to two nationally-ranked powers in the Chipola Classic...more
Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Pearl River splits at East Mississippi
Lady Wildcats fall 68-57; Wildcats take 77-55 victory
SCOOBA ó Pearl River split with East Mississippi in womenís and menís MACJC non-division basketball action here Monday...more
Tuesday, November 7, 2006
Recruiters come to PRCC for employees
HATTIESBURG - About two dozen companies and government agencies set up shop Friday at Pearl River Community College to recruit employees from the Forrest County Center...more
Monday, November 6, 2006
Wildcats smack Rangers 31-21 for shot at fourth-straight MACJC state championship
Second-ranked Pearl River hits road Saturday to face 11th-ranked Copiah-Lincoln for title bout after Wolves pound Itawamba 38-10
SENATOBIA, Miss. ó Three-time defending state champion Pearl River has a shot at making it four in a row after disposing of North Division champ Northwest Mississippi 31-21 here Saturday in Ranger Stadium in the first round of the MACJC football playoffs...more
Monday, November 6, 2006
PRCC baseball coach pleased with fall workouts
POPLARVILLE - Following six weeks of workouts and several exhibition games this fall, Pearl River Community College head baseball coach Jamie McMahon says Wildcat fans have something exciting to look forward to next spring...more
Monday, November 6, 2006
Knight named Outstanding Chief Business Officer of Region
POPLARVILLE - Roger Knight, Pearl River Community Collegeís dean of business services, has been named the 2006 Outstanding Chief Business Officer for Region 9 of the Community College Business Officers (CCBO) organization...more
Monday, November 6, 2006
PRCC offering EMT-Basic refresher classes next month
Pearl River Community College will be offering Emergency Medical Technician basic refresher class next month at PRCCís Hancock Center in Waveland...more
Friday, November 3, 2006
PRCC students spend time on road to study childhood education 
POPLARVILLE - Several students say the quality of the early childhood education technology program at Pearl River Community College makes it worth their time to drive more than an hour one-way to study at the Poplarville campus...more
Thursday, November 2, 2006
Lady íCats open season with 93-44 blowout over Delgado
POPLARVILLE ó Pearl Riverís Lady Wildcats opened its 2006-2007 basketball season here Wednesday with a dominating 93-44 blowout over Delgado out of New Orleans...more
Thursday, November 2, 2006
PRCC programs qualify for federal tuition assistance
HATTIESBURG - Four career training programs at Pearl River Community College have been added to the list of those eligible for federal tuition assistance...more
Thursday, November 2, 2006
Mathis says Wildcat hoops blessed with speed, talent
PRCC men open season Friday at Chipola Classic in Florida
POPLARVILLE ó Pearl River basketball coach Richard Mathis came within a whisker of grabbing his first menís NJCAA National Tournament berth last year when his Wildcats fell 77-73 to Northwest Mississippi in the Region 23 finals at Mississippi College in Clinton...more
Thursday, November 2, 2006
PRCC Fall Fest benefits Salvation Army
HATTIESBURG - Students, faculty and staff at Pearl River Community Collegeís Forrest County Center donated almost 9,000 cans and packages of food Tuesday to the Salvation Army...more
Wednesday, November 1, 2006Pearl River grabs playoff spot
Pearl River grabs playoff spot with 36-7 smashing of Hinds in regular season final
Copiah-Lincoln victory, Mississippi Gulf Coast defeat spells South Division crown for Wolves; third-ranked Wildcats runners-up
RAYMOND, Miss. ó Third-ranked Pearl River grabbed an MACJC post-season playoff spot here Thursday, bombing Hinds 36-7 to end the Eaglesí regular season...more
Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Pearl River faces Northwest in first-round MACJC playoff game in Senatobia Saturday
Second-ranked Wildcats, unranked Rangers to tie up for first time since 2003
POPLARVILLE ó Second-ranked and three-time defending MACJC football champion Pearl River hits the road this Saturday to take on unranked North Division champ Northwest Mississippi in the first round of the state community college football playoffs in Senatobia...more