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Thursday, October 30, 2008
New head coach Toby Bush says Lady Wildcats could be MACJC surprise in 2008-2009

POPLARVILLE — New head coach Toby Bush says his first edition of Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcat basketball could be the surprise of the 2008-09 season in the Mississippi Association of Community-Junior Colleges (MACJC) conference...more

Thursday, October 30, 2008
Mathis says frosh-ladened

‘Cats will play ‘up-tempo’

POPLARVILLE — Richard Mathis enters his 18th season as head coach of the Pearl River Community College Wildcat basketball team with a freshman-ladened roster...more

Wednesday, October 29, 2008
PRCC offers computer training at WIN Job Center

HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College’s new computer lab at the Hattiesburg WIN Job Center is available to anyone needing to improve their technology skills to find work...more

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
River tackles North Champ East Miss in first-round playoff game Saturday

Former long-time Wildcat assistant Stephens’ Lions eye first post-season playoff appearance since 1984

POPLARVILLE — Twelfth-ranked Pearl River Community College will play its hand against eighth-ranked East Mississippi in Scooba this Saturday in the first round of the MACJC post-season playoffs., marking the first time the two schools have met on the gridiron since 2004...more

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Hornsby named PRCC’s Humanities Teacher of the Year

HATTIESBURG - Dr. Benny J. Hornsby, social studies instructor at the Forrest County Center, has been named Pearl River Community College’s 2008 Humanities Teacher of the Year by the Mississippi Humanities Council...more

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
PRCC to honor military with Centennial event

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will honor its veterans during Military Recognition Day on Thursday, Nov. 6...more

Monday, October 27, 2008
Playoff-bound Wildcats drop regular-season finale 44-38 in to Warriors in double-OT

Pearl River faces North Champ East Miss Nov. 1 in opening round of playoffs thanks to Gulf Coast’s 41-8 rout over Jones

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College took a big dose of the good with the bad here Thursday in Dobie Holden Stadium...more

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
PRCC gets grant to assist students with special needs

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College today received a grant of $21,250 to provide extra assistance to students who qualify for disability or Student Support Services...more

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Columbia students earn technology scholarships at PRCC

POPLARVILLE - Steven Bracey and Jonathan Nolan, both of Columbia, are the first recipients of the Jacobs Technology Inc. scholarships at Pearl River Community College...more

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
PRCC’s Jones NJCAA, MACJC Offensive ‘Player of the Week’

Freshman quarterback passes for 407 yards, five TDs in last week’s 50-20 rout over Southwest Mississippi

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College quarterback Emil Jones shared NJCAA and MACJC-Region 23 ‘Offensive Player of the Week’ honors for his outstanding passing performance in the Wildcats’ 50-20 South Division rout over Southwest Mississippi last Thursday in Summit...more

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Southern Miss guitarist to perform at PRCC

POPLARVILLE - Clif Brown, a senior music major at the University of Southern Mississippi, will present a classical guitar recital at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday at Malone Chapel on the Poplarville campus of Pearl River Community College...more

Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Wildcats can insure playoff berth with Thursday win over Warriors

PRCC wraps up regular season with South Division battle against offensively talented East Central squad

POPLARVILLE — Seventh-ranked Pearl River can insure itself of a post-season playoff berth here Thursday with an MACJC South Division victory over talented rival East Central which visits for a 7 p.m. football battle in Dobie Holden Stadium...more

Monday, October 20, 2008
Grants of land, money boost PRCC program

HATTIESBURG - Gifts of land and money to Pearl River Community College will allow the college to establish a permanent home for one of its newest and most innovative programs, officials said Friday...more

Friday, October 17, 2008
PRCC invites seniors to be Wildcat for a day

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College invites all high school seniors and their parents to join the faculty, staff and students for tailgating on Thursday, Oct. 23, the day of the final PRCC home football game...more

Friday, October 17, 2008
Wildcats splatter Bears 50-20

PRCC improves to 7-1 overall, 4-1 in South Division with lopsided road victory over Southwest Mississippi

SUMMIT — Seventh-ranked Pearl River Community College handed Southwest Mississippi a lopsided 50-20 defeat here Thursday, throwing the MACJC South Division standings into a three-way tie...more

Thursday, October 16, 2008
PRCC nursing students did well on national exam

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College recorded a near_perfect passing rate on the National Council Licensing Exam for Registered Nurses in May...more

Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Trucker stands out in PRCC honor society

POPLARVILLE - Will Smith earned a perfect 4.0 GPA during his first semester of college, easily qualifying for membership in Phi Theta Kappa honor society...more

Tuesday, October 14, 2008
River takes on Southwest Thursday

Nationally-ranked Wildcats face 2-4 Bears in big MACJC South Division road battle

POPLARVILLE — Seventh-ranked Pearl River hits the road for Southwest Mississippi in Summit Thursday in a big MACJC South Division football contest...more

Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Wildcats bop Wolves in huge MACJC South Division battle

Pearl River’s Homecoming festivities capped by 21-16 win over scrappy Copiah-Lincoln

POPLARVILLE — Seventh-ranked Pearl River Community College pulled off a huge MACJC South Division victory here Saturday, dropping scrappy Copiah-Lincoln 21-16 to climax its 2008 Homecoming celebration...more

Tuesday, October 14, 2008
River sweeps Co-Lin

Women, men soccer squads take 5-0 MACJC South Division shutouts

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s soccer teams swept MACJC South Division rival Copiah-Lincoln here Friday with a pair of 5-0 shutouts...more

Friday, October 10, 2008
PRCC instructor tapped for Michigan honor

HATTIESBURG - A Pearl River Community College English instructor is to be inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame this week...more

Friday, October 10, 2008
Meridian sweeps River

Women, men soccer squads suffer 2-1, 3-0 road losses

MERIDIAN — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s soccer teams were swept by Meridian CC here Wednesday with the Lady Wildcats suffering a 3-0 shutout, while the Wildcats fell 2-1...more

Tuesday, October 07, 2008
River hosts upstart Co-Lin in huge South Division tilt for its 2008 Homecoming

Wolves have won three straight, including last week’s OT win over South Division powerhouse Gulf Coast

POPLARVILLE — Seventh-ranked Pearl River Community College will have its hands full here Saturday when upstart Copiah-Lincoln visits for the 75th meeting between the two MACJC South Division rivals...more

Monday, October 06, 2008
PRCC names outstanding alumnus, honors banking executive

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Alumni Association will honor two long-time supporters of the school during Saturday’s homecoming activities...more

Monday, October 06, 2008
PRCC to induct 4 into Sports Hall of Fame

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will induct four new members into its Sports Hall of Fame here Saturday (Oct. 11) as part of the college’s 2008 homecoming celebration...more

Monday, October 06, 2008
River splits with Jones

Lady Wildcats take 3-1 victory; Wildcats fall 1-0 in huge MACJC South Division games

ELLISVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s soccer teams split with arch-rival Jones County in MACJC South Division action here Friday, with the Lady Wildcats taking a 4-1 victory and the Wildcats falling by a 1-0 for the second straight game...more

Friday, October 03, 2008
Wildcats steal all the drama to win ‘Cat Fight 26-22

Chisholm’s TD catch with 1:02 left hands third-ranked Bobcats first loss of 2008 season

ELLISVILLE — Call it a ’Cat Fight for the ages...more

Thursday, October 02, 2008
River splits with Perk

Women battle to scoreless stalemate; Wildcats lose 1-0

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s soccer teams split with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division action here Wednesday, with the Lady Wildcats battling to a scoreless double-OT stalemate with the Lady Bulldogs and the Wildcats falling 1-0...more

Wednesday, October 01, 2008
PRCC helping with special scarf project

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will host a community crochet group to make scarves for Special Olympics athletes...more

Wednesday, October 01, 2008
78th-annual ’Cat Fight set for Thursday

Huge MACJC South Division battle on tap for Pearl River

POPLARVILLE — One of the most storied rivalries in all of junior college football will hit the gridiron for the 78th time Thursday in Ellisville when third-ranked Jones County hosts 10th-ranked Pearl River in a crucial MACJC South Division football battle...more


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