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Monday, March 3, 2008
PRCC’s SkillsUSA hosting golf tournament March 29

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s SkillsUSA chapter is sponsoring a fund-raising four-person scramble golf tournament on Saturday, March 29, at Pearl River Golf Club on Highway 26 west...more

Monday, March 3, 2008
Wildcats sweep Bears
Pearl River takes 13-2, 6-1 wins in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. — Pearl River’s Wildcats swept Baton Rouge Community College Bears here Saturday, taking 13-2 and 6-1 victories to improve to 9-3 overall...more

Friday, February 29, 2008
Wildcats, Lady Wildcats eye Region 23 Tournament next week at Miss. College

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball teams enter the Region 23 Tournament next week at Mississippi College in Clinton...more

Friday, February 29, 2008
Pearl River smacks Holmes for first tennis wins of 2008

GOODMAN — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s tennis teams collected their first wins of the 2008 season here Thursday with road victories over Holmes...more

Thursday, February 28, 2008
Dolphins sweep Wildcats
Delgado takes 12-3, 9-8 victories over Pearl River

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats were swept by the New Orleans-based Delgado Dolphins here Wednesday, falling 12-2 and 9-8 in extra innings in NJCAA doubleheader baseball action in Wildcat Stadium...more

Wednesday, February 27, 2008
PRCC speaker encourages responsibility, education

HATTIESBURG - Students can ensure their future by making the most of their education and taking responsibility for the details of their lives, Charles Marshall said during a Black History Month program at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College...more

Wednesday, February 27, 2008
River softball sweeps Hinds
Lady ’Cats take 8-0, 9-6 victories to improve to 5-1

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats swept rival Hinds in MACJC non-division softball action here Tuesday, bombing the Lady Eagles 8-0 in the first game and pulling out a come-from-behind 9-6 win in the nightcap of the doubleheader...more

Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Tigers rip Wildcats 69-55 in MACJC Tournament

FULTON — Pearl River Community College’s quest for a 2008 MACJC championship ended here Monday as Northeast Mississippi pulled off a 69-55 first round victory in the state tournament underway in the Davis Event Center on the Itawamba CC campus...more

Monday, February 25, 2008
‘Cats goes 4-1 in Florida road trip
Pearl River sweeps host Okaloosa-Walton; splits with John L. Logan

NICEVILLE, Fla. — Pearl River’s Wildcats picked up their first loss of the 2008 baseball season here Sunday, falling to 15th-ranked John L. Logan CC (Ill.), ranked No. 15 in the NJCAA Division I preseason poll, 11-3 in the first half of a doubleheader played here at Okaloosa-Walton CC...more

Monday, February 25, 2008
PRCC block schedule allows workers to come to class

POPLARVILLE - An innovative schedule at Pearl River Community College allows students to complete an associate’s degree a semester early and gives workers a chance to go back to school without losing their jobs...more

Friday February 22, 2008
MACJC State Tournament tips off Monday in Fulton

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcat basketball squad enters the MACJC State Tournament Monday, taking on Northeast Mississippi at 3:15 p.m. in the Davis Event Center on the campus of Itawamba Community College in Fulton...more

Friday February 22, 2008
PRCC daycare center ranked among best

POPLARVILLE - The Child Development Lab School at Pearl River Community College recently received reaccreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children...more

Friday February 22, 2008
Pearl River sweeps East Central to wrap hoops regular season
Lady Wildcats 80-75 winners, Wildcats take 61-58 victory

DECATUR — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball teams swept East Central in MACJC South Division action here Thursday to wrap up the 2007-2008 regular season...more

Thursday February 21, 2008
Wildcats sweep Trojans
River remains unbeaten with 1-0, 4-1 triumphs over Delta

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcat baseball team remains unbeaten at 4-0 after sweeping MACJC non-division rival Mississippi Delta here Wednesday in its 2008 home openers...more

Tuesday February 19, 2008
Wildcats clinch post-season berth with 68-54 victory over Bobcats
PRCC women fall 82-79 in Lady ’Cat Fight II

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s Wildcat basketball team clinched a berth in next week’s MACJC State Tournament in Fulton with a 68-54 South Division victory over arch-rival Jones County here Monday in Shivers Gymnasium...more

Monday, February 18, 2008
LPN student, instructor represent PRCC in state awards program

HATTIESBURG - A non-traditional student at Pearl River Community College’s Allied Health Center and one of his instructors will be honored for academic excellence Tuesday by the Mississippi Legislature...more

Monday, February 18, 2008
Wildcats open baseball season with road sweep in Meridian Tournament
Pearl River defeats Wabash Valley, Southeastern Illinois

MERIDIAN — Pearl River’s Wildcat baseball team opened its 2008 season here Saturday with a sweep over two Illinois-based teams in the annual Rush Invitational Tournament played at Meridian Community College...more

Friday, February 15, 2008
Faulkner
Lady ’Cats lose opener 6-5, but bounce back with 6-4 win in nightcap

MOBILE, AL — Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats split with Faulkner State (Ala.) in doubleheader softball action here Thursday...more

Friday, February 15, 2008
Meridian sweeps River Lady Wildcats fall 72-71 via buzzer-beating trey
Eagles down Wildcats 82-77 for third straight loss

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball squads were swept by Meridian here Thursday in MACJC South Division action with the Lady Wildcats falling 72-71 via a buzzer-beating three-pointer and the Wildcats were defeated 82-77 for their third straight loss...more

Friday, February 15, 2008
High school Skills USA competition held at PRCC

POPLARVILLE - More than 50 students from across South Mississippi earned the chance to advance to state Skills USA competition after winning their district high school contest Thursday at Pearl River Community College...more

Thursday, February 14, 2008
Pearl River baseballers young, but talented in ‘08
Third-year head coach Jamie McMahon sports only six sophs on this year’s roster

POPLARVILLE — Third-year Pearl River Wildcat head coach Jamie McMahon says his 2008 baseball unit is a talented one, but that athletic ability is untested...more

Thursday, February 14, 2008
Pearl River softball opens with sweep of East Miss.
Lady ’Cats scatter 23 hits in 11-2, 8-1 victories over Lady Lions

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats opened their 2008 softball season with a resounding bang here Wednesday, sweeping East Mississippi’s Lady Lion s 11-2 and
8-1 in MACJC non-division action...more

Tuesday, February 12, 2008
PRCC hosts Six Sigma management training program

HATTIESBURG - About a dozen students learned new management techniques to improve efficiency and response in their business or governmental agency through a partnership with Pearl River Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi...more

Tuesday, February 12, 2008
River splits with Hinds
Wildcat lose 84-82 OT thriller; Lady ’Cats bomb visitors 90-63

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball teams split with Hinds here Monday in MACJC South Division contests with the Wildcats dropping an 84-82 battle in overtime, while the Lady Wildcats bombed the Lady Bulldogs 90-63...more

Friday, February 8, 2008
Mills named Miss PRCC Wildcat

POPLARVILLE - Nursing student Emiley Mills of Florence was crowned Miss PRCC Wildcat Thursday night during the annual pageant at Pearl River Community College...more

Friday, February 8, 2008
Lady Wildcats kick off softball season Tuesday
Sixth-year head coach Leigh White boasts solid soph nucleus returning to the diamond in ’08

POPLARVILLE — Sixth-year head coach Leigh White has high expectations for her 2008 edition of Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcat softball...more

Friday, February 8, 2008
River swept by Southwest
Lady Wildcats fall 63-54, Wildcat lose 84-78 in OT

SUMMIT — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball teams were swept by Southwest Mississippi here Thursday in MACJC South Division contests with the Lady Wildcats falling 63-54 and the Wildcats 84-78 in overtime...more

Thursday, February 7, 2008
Byrd moves from PRCC soccer field to alumni association

POPLARVILLE - Jack Byrd of Picayune has turned in his soccer gear to become coordinator of alumni services at Pearl River Community College...more

Thursday, February 7, 2008
River sweeps Perk
Lady Wildcats take hard-fought 64-59 victory; ’Cats survive Bulldog comeback to win 80-78

PERKINSTON — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball squads picked up a pair of big MACJC South Division victories here Monday with a sweep of arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast...more

Wednesday, February 6, 2008
Sixteen PRCC football standouts sign senior college pacts

POPLARVILLE — Sixteen Pearl River Community College football standouts have signed on with senior colleges for the 2008 season...more

Wednesday, February 6, 2008
PRCC dental hygiene students check kids’ teeth

HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College dental hygiene students got a chance to hone their skills and make friends with about 80 youngsters from the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club...more