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Friday, October 30, 2009

Monday against Wallace-Selma
Bush says ’09 Lady Wildcats much improved; only two starters return to Mathis’ 19th edition of Wildcat basketball

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College tips off its 2009-2010 women’s and men’s basketball campaigns Monday when inter-state rival Wallace-Selma visits here in Shivers Gymnasium...more

Thursday, October 29, 2009

PRCC celebrates Halloween in Hattiesburg

HATTIESBURG - Students at Pearl River Community College’s Forrest County Center got a jump on Halloween Wednesday at the annual Fall Fest celebration...more

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Pearl River wins women’s state soccer championship

RAYMOND – Pearl River Community College won the women’s soccer state championship Sunday, beating Mississippi Gulf Coast 1-0 in the title game here on the Hinds CC campus...more

Saturday, October 24, 2009

River faces Miss. Gulf Coast for third time in 2009 Sunday for MACJC women’s state title
Lady Wildcats trim Itawamba 1-0, Lady Bulldogs defeat Hinds 3-1 to get to championship round in MACJC State Tournament underway at Hinds

RAYMOND — Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats will take on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Lady Bulldogs for the third time in 2009 when the two teams square off at 5 p.m. Sunday for the MACJC state championship at Hinds CC in Raymond...more

Friday, October 23, 2009

Wildcats trim Warriors 30-27 in OT to wrap season at 6-3, 3-3
East Central tops River in total offense 504-256, but finishes season winless in South Division play

DECATUR — Pearl River’s Wildcats wrapped up their season of unachieved high expectations here Thursday with a 30-27 MACJC South Division overtime victory over scrappy East Central...more

Thursday, October 22, 2009

River splits with Perk
South Division champ Lady Wildcats trim Lady Bulldogs 3-2 in regular-season finale; ’Cats wrap season with 2-1 OT loss

POPLARVILLE — The MACJC South Division champ Pearl River Lady Wildcats finished their regular season with an unblemished record here Wednesday, trimming arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast 3-2, while the Wildcat squad wrapped up its season with a 2-1 loss in overtime to the Bulldogs...more

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Thrash named PRCC Humanities Teacher for 2009

POPLARVILLE - English instructor Marjory Thrash has been selected to receive the Pearl River Community College Humanities Teacher Award for 2009...more

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

River sweeps East Central
Wildcat squads take 7-0 shutouts over Warriors

DECATUR — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s soccer teams took a pair of 7-0 shutouts over East Central in MACJC South Division action here Saturday...more

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

‘Under achieving’ Pearl River wraps season of high expectations
Thursday on road at East Central n ’Cats can finish 2009 at 6-3 with victory over Warriors

POPLARVILLE — A month ago, Pearl River’s Wildcats were 4-0 and perched at No. 3 in the top 20 football poll, but answered that prestigious ranking with a string of three straight defeats and have since plummeted into national Juco obscurity...more

Monday, October 19, 2009

River returns to win column with 43-7 Homecoming rout over Southwest Mississippi
Wildcat’s season of great expectations ends Thursday with road trip to East Central

POPLARVILLE — After three straight defeats, Pearl River’s Wildcats returned to the win column here Saturday, routing MACJC South Division rival Southwest Mississippi 43-7 to improve to 5-3 overall and 2-3 in division play....more

Friday, October 16, 2009

PRCC dedicates new facility to Picayune businessman

POPLARVILLE - Officials at Pearl River Community College today dedicated a building to a Picayune businessman instrumental in starting a highly-successful training program...more

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Johnson is 2009 Dobie Holden Scholarship recipient

POPLARVILLE - Red-shirt freshman Colin Johnson of Picayune is the 2009 recipient of the Dobie Holden Scholarship at Pearl River Community College...more

Thursday, October 15, 2009

PRCC to host trombone recital

POPLARVILLE - The PRCC Fine Arts and Communications Department will host a guest recital at 10:50 a.m. on Tuesday, October 20, in Malone Chapel featuring the Power Trio from the studio of Dr. Bruce Tychinski, assistant professor of trombone at the University of Southern Mississippi...more

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Lady ‘Cats clinch South title
Pearl River women division champs after 7-0 blowout over Co-Lin; Wildcats take 6-0 shutout overWolves

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats clinched the MACJC South Division soccer championship here Tuesday with a 7-0 blowout victory over Copiah-Lincoln...more

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Foundation grand sponsor for PRCC health symposium

POPLARVILLE - The Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation again will be the grand sponsor of Pearl River Community College’s Women’s Health Symposium...more

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

River out to halt losing skid against Southwest Mississippi in Saturday Homecoming bout
Wildcats eye first three-game streak of defeats since 2000 season after last week’s shocking division loss at Co-Lin

POPLARVILLE — The only way to go now is up for Pearl River Community College football...more

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

PRCC to honor Chain, Cole at homecoming

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will honor two people well known in the Hattiesburg business community during Homecoming activities Saturday in Poplarville...more

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

River splits with Jones
Lady Wildcats inch closer to clinching South Division title with 4-3 victory; Bobcats drop ’Cats 3-2 in OT

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats inched closer to clinching the MACJC South Division women’s soccer title here Saturday with a 4-3 victory over Jones County...more

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Frank Branch elected to PRCC Sports Hall of Fame

Frank Branch, the first quarterback to ever play for Dobie Holden at Pearl River Community College back in 1948, remembers the late James Clifton (J.C.) Stewart Jr. as a mentally and physically tough football player who often played times through injuries...more

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Billy Jarrell elected to PRCC Sports Hall of Fame

Billy Jarrell, like most athletes who played for the legendary coach Dobie Holden at Pearl River Community College, had this to say about his former head football coach...more

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Wildcats drop third straight in 42-25 setback to Wolfpack
PRCC plummets to 4-3 overall, 1-3 in division play

WESSON — Twentieth-ranked Pearl River shockingly dropped its third-straight football game here Saturday, handing MACJC South Division rival Copiah-Lincoln a 42-25 homecoming victory...more

Friday, October 09, 2009

Cornelius Griffin Elected to PRCC Sports Hall of Fame

Mike Humphreys spent 12 seasons as an assistant football coach, several of them as the defensive coordinator, at Pearl River Community College...more

Friday, October 09, 2009

River splits at Southwest
Lady Wildcats 3-0 victors, Wildcats fall 2-1 Wednesday in MACJC South Division action

SUMMIT — Pearl River Community College split with Southwest Mississippi here Wednesday in MACJC women’s and men’s South Division soccer action...more

Friday, October 09, 2009

Jay Artigues Elected to PRCC Sports Hall of Fame

Jay Artigues had two stops at Pearl River Community College, as a player and as a coach. His accomplishments in either capacity were outstanding...more

Friday, October 09, 2009

Dwayne Hanberry Elected to PRCC Sports Hall of Fame

Dwayne Hanberry came to Pearl River Community College from Oak Grove High School in 1983 as 6-foot-4, 150 pound basketball player without much experience...more

Friday, October 09, 2009

Mack Cochran Elected to PRCC Sports Hall of Fame

As football players at Pearl River Community College go, Mack Cochran may have been the most celebrated...more

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

River splits with East Miss
Lady Wildcats 4-0 victors, Wildcats fall 3-1 Monday in MACJC non-division soccer action

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College split with East Mississippi here Monday in MACJC women’s and men’s inter-division soccer action...more

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

River playing for pride Saturday against Co-Lin
Wildcats virtually eliminated from post-season playoff contention after 27-10 MACJC South Division setback in last week’s ’Cat Fight

POPLARVILLE — It’s all about pride for 20th-ranked Pearl River as it targets its final three games of its 2009 football season...more

Monday, October 05, 2009

River falls 27-10 in ‘Cat Fight
Wildcats win statistical battle, but Bobcats prevail in lieu of six PRCC turnovers

POPLARVILLE — Jones County prevailed over Pearl River 27-10 in ’Cat Fight 2009 here Thursday in Dobie Holden Stadium and virtually insured itself a spot in the MACJC post-season football playoffs...more