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Wednesday, September 26, 2007
PRCC students building parking lot in Hattiesburg

HATTIESBURG - Students at Pearl River Community College’s Forrest County Center soon will have a new parking lot, thanks to fellow students from the Poplarville campus...more

Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Eazell, Carrington elected PRCC class presidents

POPLARVILLE -Students at Pearl River Community College recently elected class officers and representatives to the Student Government Association...more

Wednesday, September 26, 2007
PRCC student enjoys being Saintsation cheerleader

POPLARVILLE - Like thousands of South Mississippi residents, Nicole Ferand loves to watch the New Orleans Saints.
But the first-semester Pearl River Community College student gets a vastly different view than most fans...more

Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Pearl River faces East Central for the 64th time Thursday
’Cats enter game off 14-2 victory over Copiah-Lincoln; Warriors on two-game losing skid versus division foes

POPLARVILLE — Nationally-ranked Pearl River travels to MACJC South Division rival East Central in Decatur Thursday, marking the 64th time the two schools have met on the gridiron...more

Monday, September 24, 2007
’Cats drop Wolves 14-2
Turnover-plagued game ends with Pearl River on top

POPLARVILLE — Four-time defending MACJC football champ Pearl River came out on the winning end of a turnover-plagued South Division battle with Copiah-Lincoln’s Wolves here Thursday, taking a hard-fought 14-2 victory to improve to 3-1 overall and 1-1 in league play...more

Monday, September 24, 2007
Pearl River splits with Jones
Lady ’Cats pick up first division loss; Wildcats win 2-0

ELLISVILLE — Pearl River split with MACJC South Division rival Jones County in women’s and men’s soccer action here Wednesday, with the Lady Wildcats picking up their first division loss and the Wildcats taking a 2-0 shutout...more

Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Wildcats fall to Indians 2-1; Lady ’Cats forfiet to ICC

FULTON — Pearl River’s Wildcats fell 2-1 to Itawamba’s Indians in MACJC non-division soccer action here Saturday, while the Lady Wildcats forfieted its game due to poor field conditions...more

Friday, September 14, 2007
Perk stuns River 24-17
Wildcat offense sputters, Bulldog ground game shines amidst muck in Perkinston

PERKINSTON — Four-time defending MACJC football champ Pearl River lost its No. 1 national ranking here Thursday thanks to five turnovers and and a potent Mississippi Gulf Coast ground game amidst the soggy, waterlogged environs of A.L. May Stadium...more

Friday, September 14, 2007
PRCC alumni to host pre-game tailgating

POPLARVILLE -The Pearl River Community College Alumni Association will host its first tailgate party of the 2007 football season at 5:30 p.m. Thursday...more

Thursday, September 13, 2007
Pearl River sweeps East Central with 3-0, 10-0 division shutouts
Lady ’Cats still perfect in league play at 4-0; Wildcats 3-1

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River swept MACJC South Division rival East Central in women’s and men’s soccer action here Tuesday, with the Lady Wildcats blanking the Lady Warriors 3-0 and the Wildcats taking a 10-0 blow out...more

Friday, September 07, 2007
Pearl River-Perk battle hits gridiron for 80th time Thursday in Perkinston
Top-ranked Wildcats, ninth-ranked Bulldogs set stage for battle of the unbeatens

POPLARVILLE — One of the most-heralded rivalries in the history of junior college football hits the gridiron for the 80th time this Thursday when No. 1-ranked Pearl River hosts No. 9-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast in A.L. May Stadium in Perkinston, kicking off the MACJC South Division schedules for both of the unbeaten teams...more

Friday, September 07, 2007
Pearl River sweeps Copiah-Lincoln in South Division soccer match ups
Lady ’Cats remain undefeated at 3-0 in league play via 4-3 win; Wildcats improve to 2-1 with 3-0 victory over Wolves

WESSON — Pearl River swept Copiah-Lincoln in women’s and men’s MACJC South Divison soccer action here Saturday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 4-3 victory and the Wildcats winning 3-0...more

Friday, September 07, 2007
No. 1-ranked Wildcats shuts out Tigers 35-0
74th Pearl River-Perk battle waiting in the wings

CLARKSDALE — No. 1-ranked Pearl River proved to be no match for Coahoma here Thursday in James E. Miller Stadium, as the four-time defending MACJC champion Wildcats blew out the Tigers 35-0...more

Friday, September 07, 2007
Lady Wildcats 2-0 in South Division with wins over Meridian, Southwest;
’Cats 1-1 after Eagle loss, Bear win

POPLARVILLE — Amazingly, Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats are undefeated at 2-0 in the MACJC South Division in the wake of losing their three top scorers in their first two outings of the 2007 soccer season, while the Wildcats are even at 1-1 heading into Saturday’s league match ups against Copiah-Lincoln in Wesson...more

Wednesday, September 05, 2007
No. 1-ranked PRCC treks to Coahoma Thursday
’Cats enter Tiger game off 50-10 blowout over Mississippi Delta in 2007 debut

POPLARVILLE — The No. 1-ranked Pearl River Wildcats hits the road for Coahoma in Clarksdale Thursday on the coattail of their 50-10 season-opening blowout victory over Mississippi Delta last week...more

Wednesday, September 05, 2007
No. 1-ranked Wildcats blow out Trojans 50-10 in 2007 season opener

POPLARVILLE — The No. 1-ranked Pearl River Wildcats kick-started their defense of their fourth-straight MACJC football championship in grand style here Thursday, blowing out Mississippi Delta 50-10 in both teams’ season opener...more

Wednesday, September 05, 2007
PRCC Homecoming Golf Tournament Sept. 21

POPLARVILLE - The Coach Keith Daniels Memorial Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with Pearl River Community College’s Homecoming activities, will be held Friday, Sept. 21, at Millbrook Country Club in Picayune...more

Wednesday, September 05, 2007
PRCC student’s photo featured in national publication

POPLARVILLE - A prestigious collection of photographs taken by college students includes the work of a Pearl River Community College alumnus...more

Wednesday, September 05, 2007
PRCC director serving as state association president

POPLARVILLE - Peggy Shoemake, director of financial aid at Pearl River Community College, recently took office as president of the Mississippi Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators...more

Wednesday, September 05, 2007
PRCC respiratory students reap benefits of teachers’ experience

HATTIESBURG -Instructors in the respiratory care practitioner program at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College bring their students more than 30 years of hands-on experience...more