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Friday, September 29, 2006
PRCC rebounds with big 31-14 division win over ECCC
’Cats get back on winning track thanks to dominating defensive performance
POPLARVILLE — Ninth-ranked Pearl River rebounded from its first loss of the 2006 football season in convincing fashion Thursday, taking a dominating 31-14 MACJC South Division victory over East Central here in Dobie Holden Stadium...more
Friday, September 29, 2006
PRCC honors students, staff for military service
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College honored its students and staff who have served in the War on Terror during a ceremony before Thursday’s football game against East Central Community College...more
Friday, September 29, 2006
PRCC alumni to host fish dinners
POPLARVILLE - Two chapters of the Pearl River Community College Alumni Association will host fish fry dinners next month to raise money for scholarships...more
Friday, September 29, 2006
Students get close look at PRCC Allied Health programs
HATTIESBURG - High school students swarmed through the Pearl River Community College Allied Health Center Wednesday, testing each other’s reflexes, looking at specimens under microscopes and checking out the latest gadgets in occupational therapy...more
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Pearl River sweeps Miss. Gulf Coast in key South Division soccer twin bill
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s women’s and men’s soccer squads swept archrival Mississippi Gulf Coast in a pair of crucial MACJC South Division soccer games here Tuesday...more
Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Community Colleges Make Budget Requests
JACKSON - Mississippi community and junior colleges announced three major legislative initiatives for fiscal year 2008. Those initiatives include: mid-level funding, seeking bonds to maintain and expand campus facilities (capital improvements), and high school dropout recovery. ..more
Monday, September 25, 2006
Fall baseball league-camp starts in Oct. at PRCC
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s 2005 Fall Baseball League-Camp begins here Monday, Oct. 9...more
Friday, September 22, 2006
Alumni to tailgate before PRCC game
POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River County chapter of the Pearl River Community College Alumni Association will sponsor the Alumni Tent before Thursday’s football game...more
Friday, September 22, 2006
Wolves upset top-ranked Wildcats 31-21
Co-Lin compiles 490 yards en route to stunning victory over three-time defending state champions
WESSON — Copiah-Lincoln stymied No. 1-ranked and three-time defending state champ Pearl River here Thursday, taking a shocking 31-21 MACJC South Division victory...more
Thursday, September 21, 2006
Experienced drum majors lead PRCC band
POPLARVILLE - A trio of experienced drum majors leads the Spirit of the River when the marching band takes to the football field or parade route to represent Pearl River Community College...more
Thursday, September 21, 2006
PRCC takes over GTAP program as administrator
STENNIS SPACE CENTER - Pearl River Community College is the new program administrator for the Geospatial Technology Apprenticeship Program, a workforce solution for the geospatial industry...more
Thursday, September 21, 2006
PRCC Homecoming Golf Tournament Oct.  13
POPLARVILLE - The Coach Keith Daniels Memorial Golf  Tournament, held in conjunction with Pearl River Community College’s Homecoming activities, will be held Friday, Oct. 13, at Millbrook Country Club in Picayune...more
Thursday, September 21, 2006
PRCC soccer teams sweep Meridian
Lady Wildcats, Wildcats take 3-1, 5-2 division wins on road
MERIDIAN — Pearl River‘s women’s and men’s soccer teams swept MACJC South Division rival Meridian here Wednesday, taking 3-1 and 5-2 victories, respectively...more
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
PRCC to honor student, staff veterans
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will honor its students and staff who have served in the War on Terror during ceremonies before the Sept. 28 football game at Dobie Holden Stadium in Poplarville. Kickoff is at 7 p.m...more
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Pearl River blows out Southwest 
Lady Wildcats, Wildcats take 13-0, 11-0 shutouts, respectively
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River‘s women’s and men’s soccer teams blew out MACJC South Division rival Southwest Mississippi here Saturday with a pair of lopsided shutouts...more
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Top-ranked Pearl River tackles Copiah-Lincoln on road this Thursday
Wildcats, Wolves enter game off big division wins over archrivals
POPLARVILLE — The top-ranked Pearl River Wildcats will put their perfect 3-0 football record on the line Thursday when they travel to Wesson to take on the 2-1 Copiah-Lincoln Wolves in an MACJC South Division battle...more
Monday, September 18, 2006
Top-ranked Wildcats smash No. 3-ranked Bulldogs 36-22
Late Pearl River turnovers propels archrival Gulf Coast to a futile fourth-quarter rally
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River proved more than worthy of its No. 1 football ranking in the NJCAA here Thursday, as the Wildcats bombarded No. 3-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast 36-22 before a standing room only crowd of some 8,000 in Dobie Holden Stadium...more
Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Moody named ADA coordinator at PRCC
POPLARVILLE - Tonia Moody of Brooklyn has been named ADA/civil rights coordinator at Pearl River Community College...more
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Lady ’Cats remain unbeaten with 2-1division soccer win over Lady Wolves;
Wildcats deadlock with Wolves 1-1
WESSON — Pearl River’s women’s soccer team remains undefeated in the MACJC South Division soccer derby, as the Lady Wildcats improved to 4-0 with a 2-1 victory over Copiah-Lincoln here Tuesday...more
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Pearl River-Gulf Coast battle pits No. 1 vs. No. 3
Top-ranked Wildcats out to avenge 55-47 regular-season loss to Bulldogs to take third-straight MACJC title
POPLARVILLE — One of the most-heralded rivalries in the history of community college football hits the gridiron for the 79th time Thursday when No. 1-ranked Pearl River hosts No. 3-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast here in Dobie Holden Stadium, kicking off the MACJC South Division schedules for both unbeaten teams...more
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
PRCC instructor named to teachers’ group committee
HATTIESBURG - Greg Underwood, an English instructor at Pearl River Community College’s Forrest County Center, has been named Mississippi representative to the Regional Executive Committee of the Two-Year College English Association-Southeast...more
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
PRCC student continues school, family tradition
POPLARVILLE - Daniel Soley’s hands cramped while he waited for the judges to inspect the masonry planter he built during  the national SkillsUSA Championships...more
Monday, September 11, 2006
PRCC instructor to sign photo book
HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College will host a book signing by Lyn Lavigne of Hattiesburg from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sept. 21 in the library of the Forrest County Center...more
Sunday, September 10, 2006
Pearl River splits with Jones
Lady Wildcats take 3-0 to remain undefeated in South at 3-0; Wildcats fall 2-1 to Bobcats
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s women’s and men’s soccer squads split with MACJC rival Jones here Saturday in both schools league South Division openers...more
Friday, September 8, 2006
Top-ranked Wildcats splatter Tigers 58-10
Pearl River way too much for Coahoma
POPLARVILLE — No. 1-ranked Pearl River Community College proved to be way too much for Coahoma here Thursday in Dobie Holden Stadium, as the Wildcats rolled to a lopsided 58-10 victory...more
Friday, September 8, 2006
PRCC hosting tailgate party for Gulf Coast game
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College invites you to come Tailgate with the Champions on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 5:30 p.m. at Dobie Holden Stadium in Poplarville...more
Friday, September 8, 2006
PRCC offering Intro to ArcGIS 1 training
HANCOCK COUNTY - Pearl River Community College will be offering classes in Introduction to ArcGIS 1, on Oct. 16-17 at Stennis Space Center...more
Thursday, September 7, 2006
Pearl River sweeps East Central
Wildcats, Lady Wildcats sport 2-2-1 overall marks after wins at Decatur
DECATUR — Pearl River’s women’s and men’s soccer squads swept MACJC South Division rival East Central here Wednesday...more
Tuesday, September 5, 2006
No. 1-ranked Pearl River tackles Coahoma in home opener Thur.
Wildcats enter Tiger battle off 43-6 win over Mississippi Delta in 2006 debut
POPLARVILLE — The Top-ranked Pearl River Wildcats kicks off their 2006 home football schedule here Thursday in Dobie Holden Stadium when they do battle with Coahoma for the first time since the 2001 season...more
Tuesday, September 5, 2006
Pearl River splits at Perk
Lady Wildcats 1-0 in South after 3-2 OT victory; Wildcats 0-1 with 2-1 loss
PERKINSTON — Pearl River’s women’s and men’s soccer squad split with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast here Saturday with the defending MACJC champ Lady Wildcats taking a 3-2 overtime victory, while the Wildcats fell 2-1 in both squads’ South Division openers...more
Friday, September 1, 2006
Top-ranked Wildcats whallop Trojans 43-6
Pearl River opens season with slow start, but bounces back to blow out Miss. Delta
MOORHEAD — No. 1-ranked Pearl River Community College opened its 2006 football season in grand style here Thursday, whipping Mississippi Delta 43-6 in MACJC non-division action...more