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Monday, March 31, 2008
Fifty PRCC students named to Who’s Who listin

POPLARVILLE - Fifty-two Pearl River Community College students have been named to the prestigious Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges listing for the 2007-2008 school years...more

Monday, March 31, 2008
Wildcats sweep Bears
PRCC takes 8-0, 9-2 South Division victories over SMCC

SUMMIT — Pearl River Community College swept Southwest Mississippi in MACJC South Division doubleheader baseball action here Saturday, defeating the Bears 8-0 and 9-2 to improve to 21-11 overall and 3-1 in league play...more

Friday, March 28, 2008
River splits with LSU-E
Lady ’Cats now 21-4 after 16-11 defeat, 8-5 victory in Region 23 doubleheader with Lady Bengals

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College split with LSU-Eunice in Region 23 doubleheader softball action here Friday, falling 16-11 in the first game, but bouncing back with an 8-5 victory in the nightcap..more

Friday, March 28, 2008
Lady Wildcats split with Lady Wolves in South Division road doubleheader
Pearl River takes 9-inning win 3-2; falls 5-1 in nightcap at Copiah-Lincoln

WESSON — Pearl River Community College split with Copiah-Lincoln in a key MACJC South Division softball doubleheader here Wednesday, taking a 3-2, nine-inning victory over the Lady Wolves and falling 5-1 in the nightcap...more

Friday, March 28, 2008
Eagles sweep Wildcats
Pearl River takes 6-4, 4-1 home losses to Hinds to fall to 19-11

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College was swept by Hinds in MACJC non-division doubleheader baseball action here Tuesday, as the Wildcats suffered 6-4 and 4-1 losses to the Eagles...more

Thursday, March 27, 2008
Lady Wildcats split with Lady Wolves in South Division road doubleheader
Pearl River takes 9-inning win 3-2; falls 5-1 in nightcap at Copiah-Lincoln

WESSON — Pearl River Community College split with Copiah-Lincoln in a key MACJC South Division softball doubleheader here Wednesday, taking a 3-2, nine-inning victory over the Lady Wolves and falling 5-1 in the nightcap...more

Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Walley resigns as Lady Wildcat hoops coach

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College head women’s basketball coach Ed Walley resigned his position Tuesday after coaching the Lady Wildcats for the last eight seasons, according to PRCC athletic director Richard Mathis...more

Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Eagles sweep Wildcats
Pearl River takes 6-4, 4-1 home losses to Hinds to fall to 19-11

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College was swept by Hinds in MACJC non-division doubleheader baseball action here Tuesday, as the Wildcats suffered 6-4 and 4-1 losses to the Eagles...more

Tuesday, March 25, 2008
PRCC cheerleader mascot tryouts set

POPLARVILLE - Tryouts for Pearl River Community College cheerleaders and the Wildcat mascot for 2008-09 will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Shivers Gym...more

Tuesday, March 25, 2008
PRCC gives high school students advice for future

POPLARVILLE - About 150 high school students got advice today on how to best present themselves to prospective employers or college admissions officials...more

Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Juco All-Star basketball games set for April 1 at Choctaw Central

DECATUR — The state’s top community and junior college sophomore basketball players will be in action Tuesday, April 1 when the annual Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College All-Star Basketball Games are held at Choctaw Central High School in Choctaw...more

Tuesday, March 25, 2008
River splits with Perk
Lady ’Cats take 2-1 win off back-to-back solo homers, but fall to the defending MACJC, Region 23 champs 7-0 in nightcap

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats split with defending state and Region 23 champion Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division doubleheader softball action here Thursday, taking a 2-1 victory in the first game and falling 7-0 in the nightcap...more

Monday, March 24, 2008
River splits at Delgado
Cats fall to Lakeland (Ill.) 8-2; bounce back with 9-6 win over host Dolphins

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Pearl River Community College’s Wildcats split a pair of baseball contests here Friday at Delgado CC, falling to Lakeland (Ill.) 8-2 in the first game, but bouncing back with a 9-6 victory over the host Dolphins...more

Wednesday, March 19, 2008
PRCC shows off health-related programs to prospective students

HATTIESBURG - About 150 students enrolled in their high schools’ career education programs got a preview of college opportunities Wednesday at Pearl River Community College...more

Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Lady ‘Cats open division play with bang
Pearl River sweeps Southwest 6-2, 8-0 to improve to 18-1, 2-0

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats opened their MACJC South Division softball schedule with a huge bang here Tuesday, sweeping Southwest Mississippi’s Lady Bears 6-2 and 8-0...more

Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Wildcats split with Bulldogs in South Division openers
Pearl River wins 6-2, then falls 5-4 to Mississippi Gulf Coast

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River split with arch-riva Mississippi Gulf Coast in both squads MACJC South Division baseball openers here Tuesday with the Wildcats taking a 6-2 victory in the first game of the doubleheader, while the Bulldogs were 5-4 winners in the nightcap...more

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
PRCC students prepare for spring arts performances

POPLARVILLE - Students in the Pearl River Community College Department of Fine Arts and
Communications will perform in a variety of events during the spring semester...more

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Taylor schedules Poplarville meeting

POPLARVILLE - Fourth District Rep. Gene Taylor, D-Bay St. Louis, will hold a town hall meeting at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Pearl River Community College...more

Monday, March 17, 2008
Lady Wildcats sweep Lady Bulldogs with 4-3, 11-0 wins; now 14-1 overall
PRCC opens MACJC South Division schedule Tuesday

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats swept the Holmes Lady Bulldogs here Saturday in MACJC non-division doubleheader softball action, taking 4-3 and 11-0 victories to improve to 14-1 overall...more

Monday, March 17, 2008
Wildcats take 11-7, 10-5 wins over Illinios-based Kougars;
PRCC opens South Division play Tuesday versus MGCCC

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats swept the Kishwaukee (Ill.) College Kougars here Friday, taking convincing 11-7 and 10-5 victories to improve to 18-7 overall...more

Monday, March 17, 2008
Lady Wildcats improve to 14-1 with sweep over Lady Bulldogs
PRCC softball 9-1, 7-5 road wins in Goodman

GOODMAN — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats improved to 14-1 overall with an MACJC non-division doubleheader softball sweep over Holmes here Thursday, taking 9-1 and 7-5 victories...more

Monday, March 17, 2008
Warriors sweep Wildcats
Defending MACJC state champs take 5-3, 5-1 wins in Decatur

DECATUR — Pearl River Community College’s Wildcats were swept by defending MACJC state champ East Central here Thursday, as the Warriors took 5-3 and 5-1 victories...more

Monday, March 17, 2008
PRCC splits with ASCC on road
Wildcats fall 3-0, but bounce back for 5-2 win

MONROEVILLE, Ala. — Pearl River Community College’s Wildcats split with Alabama Southern here Tuesday in NJCAA doubleheader baseball action, falling to the Eagles in the first game 3-0 but bouncing back for a 5-2 victory in the nightcap...more

Monday, March 17, 2008
Pearl River sweeps Mineral Area
Wildcats take 4-3, 7-0 wins over Missouri-based Cardinals

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s Wildcats swept the Mineral Area (Mo.) Cardinals 4-3 and 7-0 in NJCAA doubleheader baseball action here Sunday...more

Monday, March 17, 2008
Wildcats split Saturday
Pearl River takes 7-2 victory over East Central, but falls to Alabama Southern 2-1 to drop to 13-4

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College defeated defending MACJC state champion East Central 7-2 in a nine-inning game here Saturday, but Alabama Southern scored a pair of runs in the top of the seventh and final inning later in the afternoon to take a hard-fought 2-1 win over the Wildcats...more

Monday, March 17, 2008
Lady Wildcats sweep Lady Warriors in abbreviated Spring Fling Tournament
Pearl River takes 11-3, 3-0 wins to improve to 9-1

POPLARVILLE — The host Pearl River Lady Wildcats swept East Central’s Lady Warriors here Saturday in the abbreviated Spring Fling Softball Tournament, taking 11-3 and 3-0 victories to improve to 9-1...more

Friday, March 7, 2008
PRCC’s Spring Fling softball tournament streamlined
winter weather causes 10-team lineup trimmed to five

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s annual Spring Fling Softball Tournament has been moved from Timberton Park in Hattiesburg to Lady Wildcat Stadium in Poplarville, as well as being modified due to a severe winter cold front that passed through Mississippi late Thursday...more

Friday, March 7, 2008
PRCC students prepare for spring arts performances

POPLARVILLE - Students in the Pearl River Community College Department of Fine Arts and Communications will perform in a variety of events during the spring semester...more

Friday, March 7, 2008
Wildcats sweep Trojans
Pearl River takes 11-1, 15-1 road wins in Moorhead

MOORHEAD — Pearl River bombed Mississippi Delta in MACJC non-division doubleheader baseball action here Thursday, marking the second sweep over the Trojans by the Wildcats this season...more

Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Women learning heavy equipment skills at PRCC

POPLARVILLE - Look closely at the Pearl River Community College students leveling the site for the Poplarville Athletic Association’s new fields and you’ll see the first women enrolled in PRCC’s heavy equipment operators program...more

Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Wildcats wrap season with 78-61 defeat to Northeast in regionals
PRCC men finish year at 17-11

CLINTON — Pearl River Community College’s Wildcats wrapped up their 2008 basketball season here Tuesday with a 78-61 loss to Northeast Mississippi in Region 23 Tournament action underway in A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus...more

Wednesday, March 5, 2008
PRCC falls to JCJC
Wildcat, Lady Wildcat tennis squads lose in Ellisville

ELLISVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s Wildcat and Lady Wildcat tennis teams fell to Jones County here Tuesday, 1-8...more

Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Lady ’Cats wrap season with 53-46 defeat to Itawamba in regionals
PRCC women finish year at 17-9

CLINTON — Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats wrapped up their 2008 basketball season here Monday with a 53-46 loss to reigning MACJC champion Itawamba in Region 23 Tournament action underway in A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus...more

Monday, March 3, 2008
River Rolls at Northeast’s Tiger Fest
Lady ’Cats sweeps Indian Hills, Muskegon, Columbia State to improve to 8-1 overall

BOONEVILLE — Pearl River softball rolled here Saturday in the annual Northeast Mississippi Community College Tiger Fest Tournament, as the Lady Wildcats won three straight to improve to 8-1 overall...more

Monday, March 3, 2008
Northeast Tiger Fest’s opening day rained out
Lady Wildcats postpone action until Saturday

BOONEVILLE — The Pearl River Lady Wildcats’ opening day of action in the annual Northeast Mississippi Community College Tiger Fest Softball Tournament rained out...more

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