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Thursday, March 29, 2007
Wildcats pound Bears
Pearl River grabs first South Division victories with 11-5, 10-0 twin bill romp over Southwest
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats picked up their first MACJC South Division baseball wins here Wednesday with a dominating 11-5, 10-0 doubleheader romp over Southwest Mississippi...more
Thursday, March 29, 2007
Pearl River tennis teams battle East Central; Lady Wildcats took on Southwestern College
POPLARVILLE — The Pearl River Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams took on East Central March 20 in Decatur, then the Lady Wildcat squad faced off with Southwestern College out of Kansas March 22...more
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
‘Cats drop South Division openers to Gulf Coast
PRCC falls 6-2, 6-4 in doubleheader in Perkinston
PERKINSTON — Pearl River’s Wildcats were swept in their 2007 MACJC South Division  openers here Saturday, falling to arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast 6-2, 6-4 in Curley Farris Stadium...more
Monday, March 26, 2007
Late Wildcat rally spells 10-8 win over Eagles
PRCC trailed 8-3, but scores seven in seventh and eighth to pick up 13th win of the season
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats rallied back from a five-run deficit here Thursday, scoring seven runs in the seventh and eighth innings to defeat MACJC non-division rival Hinds 10-8 in a nine-inning contest in Wildcat Stadium...more
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
PRCC String of Pearls team takes top honors
POPLARVILLE - The String of Pearls dance squad at Pearl River Community College recently brought home six first place awards from three competitions...more
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Perk sweeps Pearl River in South Division openers
Dubuisson hurls three-hitter, but loses 3-2; Lady ’Dogs dominate five-inning nightcap
PERKINSTON — Pearl River’s Jessica Dubuisson pitched a three-hitter in the Lady Wildcats’ MACJC South Division opener against arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast here Tuesday, but her magnificent mound performance wasn’t quite good enough as the Lady Bulldogs took a 3-2 victory...more
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Spring Fest 2007 at PRCC scheduled for March 23
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will host Spring Fest 2007 on Friday for all high school seniors...more
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
PRCC cheerleading tryouts set 
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College is hosting an open tryout clinic for 2007-08 football and basketball cheerleading squads on March 29, 30 and 31 in Shivers Gymnasium on the main campus. Each session begins at 4:30 p.m...more
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Students get tips on succeeding after high school
POPLARVILLE - About 100 students from 14 high schools traveled to Pearl River Community College in Poplarville Tuesday to get advice and tips on making a successful transition from high school to college or the workplace...more
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Shirt sales at PRCC benefit March of Dimes
POPLARVILLE - Members of the Pearl River Community College Phi Beta Lambda chapter hope to raise more than $2,700 for the March of Dimes through the annual Blue Jeans for Babies fundraiser...more
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Lady Wildcats go 1-3 in Spring Break softball
PRCC splits with Delta on Friday road trip, following Tuesday’s sweep by Bevill State
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats went 3-1 in its pair of Spring Break softball doubleheaders, splitting with Mississippi Delta in Moorhead on Friday after suffering a home sweep from Bevill State (Ala.) Tuesday in Lady Wildcat Stadium...more
Monday, March 19, 2007
Wildcats sweep Warriors
Pearl River holds East Central scoreless to improve to 11-9
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats swept East Central’s Warriors here Saturday in MACJC non-division doubleheader baseball action to improve to 11-9 overall...more
Monday, March 19, 2007
‘Cats split with Broncbusters
Johnny Allen’s bottom-of-the-seventh two-run homer propels Wildcats to 7-6 win, but Garden City demolishes Pearl River 11-0 in nightcap
POPLARVILLE — Johnny Allen smacked a bottom-of-the-seventh two-run homer here Sunday to propel Pearl River’s Wildcats to a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over Garden City CC (Kan.), but the visiting Broncbusters bounced back with a 11-0 six-inning demolition of their hosts in the nightcap...more
Monday, March 19, 2007
Dale Purvis joins PRCC Board of Trustees
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s Board of Trustees will welcome a new member during the regular March meeting here Tuesday, March 20...more
Monday, March 19, 2007
Wildcats sweep Cards
PRCC pounds 18 hits to take 9-0, 11-3 wins over Mineral Area
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats pounded out 18 hits here Monday to take a 9-0, 11-3 doubleheader baseball split over Mineral Area’s Cardinals in Wildcat Stadium...more
Monday, March 19, 2007
Wildcats split with Baton Rouge
Pearl River loses opener 7-4, but bounces back with 9-3 win in nightcap
BATON ROUGE, La. — Pearl River’s Wildcats split with Baton Rouge CC here Saturday, falling 7-4 in the opening game but rallying for a 9-3 victory in the nightcap...more
Monday, March 19, 2007
PRCC students organize group for future teachers
HATTIESBURG - Fifteen students at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College attended the March 7 organizational meeting of the Student Teacher Associaton...more
Monday, March 19, 2007
PRCC students advance to national PBL competition
POPLARVILLE - Five Pearl River Community College students have advanced to Phi Beta Lambda national competition. The organization is for students preparing for careers in business or business-related fields...more
Monday, March 19, 2007
PRCC offers high school students look at non-traditional careers
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will use a $5,000 grant to encourage high school students to consider career fields traditionally chosen by the opposite sex...more
Friday, March 9, 2007
Wildcats split in Big Easy
Pearl River drops Delgado 4-3, then falls 5-1
NEW ORLEANS, La. — Pearl River’s Wildcats split with Delgado’s Dolphins here Wednesday in doubleheader baseball action, winning the opener 4-3 and falling in the nightcap 5-1...more
Friday, March 9, 2007
PRCC chapter takes home many medals
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College students recently returned from the State Delta Epsilon Chi Career Development Conference in Tupelo after making an impressive showing...more
Friday, March 9, 2007
PRCC students learn new skills, give back to community
HATTIESBURG - Work by Pearl River Community College computer students means a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women learn job skills can move into a home it won’t have to share...more
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Wildcats wrap-up season with 72-64 Region 23 loss to 14th-ranked Indians
Pearl River ends 2006-2007 at 15-12
CLINTON — Pearl River’s Wildcats wrapped up their 2006-2007 basketball season here Monday with a 72-64 loss to nationally-ranked Itawamba in first-round action of the Region 23 Tournament in A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus...more
Monday, March 5, 2007
Faulkner sweeps Lady ‘Cats
PRCC suffers 5-0, 11-0 shutouts to Lady Sun Chiefs
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats were blasted by Faulkner State’s Lady Sun Chiefs here Friday, suffering a pair of shutouts and generating a meager eight hits in the two setbacks...more
Monday, March 5, 2007
PRCC goes 1-3 in Florida
Wildcats split with Okaloosa-Walton on Friday, then loses to Kankakee and OWCC on Saturday
NICEVILLE, Fla. — Pearl River’s Wildcats evened their overall baseball record to 5-5 with a 1-3 showing at Okaloosa-Walton here Friday and Saturday...more
Monday, March 5, 2007
PRCC, electric companies start lineman training program
Pearl River Community College is partnering with electric utility providers and contractors in South Mississippi to start an innovative lineman training program...more
Monday, March 5, 2007
PRCC observes Black History Month with Williams’ presentation
HATTIESBURG - Despite studying from hand-me-down books in overcrowded classrooms, many black students in segregated Hattiesburg schools learned what they needed to make their mark nationally, community leader Iola Williams told students at Pearl River Community College’s Forrest County Center...more
Monday, March 5, 2007
PRCC tennis flying high
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s men’s and women’s tennis teams have been hitting on all cylinders in their last two outings, including winning all of their matches Tuesday, Feb. 27, against Holmes in Goodman...more
Monday, March 5, 2007
PRCC theater students to present Peanuts musical
POPLARVILLE - The drama department at Pearl River Community College will present  the musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 7 p.m. Thursday at Olivia Bender Cafeteria in Poplarville...more
Thursday, March 1, 2007
Pearl River, East Miss splits
Lady Wildcats hand Lady Lions their first victory of season 4-3, but rebound for 7-0 win in nightcap
POPLARVILLE — The Pearl River women’s softball team’s untimely performance at the plate handed East Mississippi its first victory of the 2007 season with a 4-3 decision here Wednesday, but the Lady Wildcats rebounded in the nightcap to blow out the Lady Lions with a 7-0 shutout...more
Thursday, March 1, 2007
Lady ’Cats sweep East Miss
PRCC wins 4-2, 15-1 to even overall mark to 4-4
SCOOBA — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats swept MACJC non-division rival East Mississippi 4-2 and 15-1 here Thursday to even their overall record to 4-4 in women’s community college softball action...more