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Friday, April 30, 2010
Williamson to discuss Shakespeare at PRCC

HATTIESBURG - Dr. Justin Williamson will make the final presentation in the 2009-2010 Social Sciences Faculty Lecture Series at Pearl River Community College’s Forrest County Center...more

Friday, April 30, 2010
PRCC Singers, Voices present spring performances

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s Department of Fine Arts and Communication presented the Pearl River Singers choir and The Voices jazz ensemble in concert on April 29 at Malone Chapel on the Poplarville campus...more

Friday, April 30, 2010
Lady ‘Cats trim Lady Indians 4-3 for semi-final spot in MACJC State Tournament
Rester’s seventh-inning RBI single propels Pearl River to win; now faces Mississippi Gulf Coast Friday at 2 p.m.

FULTON — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats trimmed Itawamba’s Lady Indians 4-3 here Thursday in opening-round action of the MACJC State Softball Tournament, earning a spot in Friday’s semi-finals against Mississippi Gulf Coast at 2 p.m...more

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
River still alive in post-season playoff hunt after sweep over Southwest
Wildcats now hope for a Hinds over Gulf Coast sweep to secure berth in next week’s MACJC playoff series

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River‘s Wildcats aren’t in control of their own post-season playoff destiny...more

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Pearl River heads to Itawamba for MACJC State Tournament
Lady Wildcats enter event as South Division’s No. 4 seed; take on host Lady Indians Thursday at 4 p.m.

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats will cast their wares for a stab at a state softball championship Thursday when they kickoff play in the MACJC State Tournament at Itawamba CC in Fulton...more

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Playoff-bound Lady ‘Cats wrap regular season with sweep over Lady Eagles
PRCC takes 3-1 South Division doubleheader victories; now heads to Itawamba for MACJC State Tournament Thursday

RAYMOND — The playoff-bound Pearl River Lady Wildcats wrapped their 2010 regular season here Tuesday with an MACJC South Division doubleheader sweep over Hinds, winning both contests by identical 3-1 scores...more

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Former Pearl River All-American Rhyne Hughes makes MLB debut
Wildcats’ all-time home run leader smacks 10th-inning, game-winning single for Orioles

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College baseball legend Rhyne Hughes has made it to the “bigs.”...more

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
PRCC director honored at Southern Miss

POPLARVILLE - A director at Pearl River Community College has received a top award at the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast...more

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
East Central sweeps River
Wildcats’ post-season playoff hopes hanging on by a thread after Warriors take 4-3, 6-5 South Division victories

DECATUR — Pearl River Community College’s post-season playoff hopes hang by a thread after the co-MACJC South Division leader East Central Warriors swept the Wildcats 4-3 and 6-5 in doubleheader baseball action here Friday...more

Monday, April 26, 2010
PRCC’s top students honored at Awards Day

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College honored its top students Thursday, April 22, during the annual Awards Day program...more

Monday, April 26, 2010
PRCC choral groups to perform Thursday

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Department of Fine Arts and Communication presents its final spring concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Malone Chapel on the Poplarville campus...more

Monday, April 26, 2010
PRCC releases 2010 football schedule

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College has released its football schedule for the 2010 season...more

Monday, April 26, 2010
PRCC students heading to national competition

Three Pearl River Community College students earned the opportunity to compete nationally by winning Mississippi Skills USA Championships earlier this month...more

Thursday, April 22, 2010
PRCC Symphonic Band presents annual spring concert

POPLARVILLE - With help from English instructor Bill Nix, the Pearl River Community College Symphonic Band told the story of Dante’s "The Divine Comedy" during its April 19 spring concert...more

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Lady Wildcat tennis team finishes fifth in MACJC State Tourney

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s Lady Wildcats ended a challenging season with a fifth-place finish in the MACJC Women’s State Tennis Championship Tournament held April 15-17 in Tupelo...more

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Wildcat tennis team finishes fifth in MACJC State Tourney

POPLARVILLE — The Pearl River Community College Wildcat tennis team wrapped up a challenging season, placing fifth overall with two singles finalists in the MACJC Men’s State Tennis Championship Tournament played April 15-17 in Tupelo...more

Thursday, April 22, 2010
River splits with Southwest
Hall hurls nightcap one-hitter for 1-0 Lady ’Cat victory; Lady Bears prevails 6-3 in opening game

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River split with Southwest Mississippi in MACJC South Division softball action here Tuesday in Lady Wildcat Stadium...more

Thursday, April 22, 2010
River splits with Hinds
Wildcats remain tied at 10-10 with Mississippi Gulf Coast in South Division playoff derby after Bulldogs suffer home split with Co-Lin; three-way tie for first in the division

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River split with Hinds in MACJC South Division baseball action here Wednesday, taking a 3-2 loss in the first game of the doubleheader before bouncing back with a dominating 9-3 victory in the nightcap game...more

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Pell Grants available for PRCC summer classes

POPLARVILLE - Students who received Pell Grants for the 2009-10 academic year may also be eligible for financial aid for summer classes at Pearl River Community College...more

Thursday, April 22, 2010
River splits with Southwest
Hall hurls nightcap one-hitter for 1-0 Lady ’Cat victory; Lady Bears prevails 6-3 in opening game

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River split with Southwest Mississippi in MACJC South Division softball action here Tuesday in Lady Wildcat Stadium...more

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
PRCC’s JazzCats wrap up year with concert

POPLARVILLE - The JazzCats, Pearl River Community College’s jazz band, presented its spring concert Thursday, April 15, in Olivia Bender Cafeteria...more

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
PRCC’s RiverRoad presents spring concert

POPLARVILLE - RiverRoad, Pearl River Community College’s showchoir, presented its spring concert on Thursday, April 15, in Olivia Bender Cafeteria...more

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
River sweeps in ‘Cat Fight II
Lady ’Cats remain in fourth place in division after taking 3-2, 4-2 wins over arch-rival Jones County

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River is in third place in the MACJC South Division softball race after sweeping Jones County 3-2, 4-2 here Saturday in Lady Wildcat Stadium...more

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
PRCC nominates Loiacano to state Sports Hall of Fame

POPLARVILLE - A member of Pearl River Community College’s 1961 national championship football team will be honored April 27 when the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame inducts new members...more

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Gulf Coast sweeps River
Wildcats tied with Bulldogs for fourth in South Division playoff derby after 13-4, 7-4 road losses in Perkiniston

PERKINSTON — With three MACJC South Division baseball doubleheaders remaining, Pearl River’s Wildcats are now tied with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in the division derby after Saturday’s 13-4, 7-4 sweep by the host Bulldogs...more

Friday, April 16, 2010
Perk sweeps River
South Division-leading Lady Bulldogs take 4-3, 9-1 home victories over Lady Wildcats in Perkinston

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast’s Lady Bulldogs swept Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats in an MACJC South Division softball doubleheader here Wednesday with 4-3 and 9-1 (five innings) wins...more

Friday, April 16, 2010
PRCC’s String of Pearls team claims fifth championship

POPLARVILLE -The String of Pearls dance team once again brought a championship trophy back to Pearl River Community College from the American Dance and Drill Team national competition...more

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Jones sweeps ‘Cat Fight II
Pearl River falls to fourth in the MACJC South Division after losses to now-third-place Bobcats at Smith-Wills in Jackson

JACKSON — Jones County took over third place in the MACJC South Division with a 4-1, 10-3 doubleheader sweep over arch-rival Pearl River here Tuesday in Smith-Wills Stadium...more

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
River splits with East Central
Seven-run sixth inning propels Lady ’Cats to 8-7 nightcap victory after falling 7-0 in first game of South Division twin bill with ECCC

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River rallied for seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to propel themselves to an 8-7 come-from-behind victory over East Central in the nightcap game of an MACJC South Division doubleheader played here Monday in Lady Wildcat Stadium...more

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
PRCC students receive scholarships, PTK honors

POPLARVILLE - Three Pearl River Community College students named to the All-Mississippi Academic Teams also received $1,000 grants as Coca-Cola Scholars...more

Monday, April 12, 2010
PRCC to host Taylor’s 4th District Art Competition

POPLARVILLE - High school students are invited to enter Congressman Gene Taylor’s 2010 Fourth Congressional District Art Competition...more

Monday, April 12, 2010
River splits with Co-Lin
Lady Wildcats fall 2-1 in first game, but rebound with 10-5 road victory in nightcap of division doubleheader

WESSON — Pearl River split with Copiah-Lincoln in an MACJC South Division softball doubleheader here Friday, losing the first game 2-1 before bouncing back with a lopsided 10-5 victory in the nightcap of the twin bill...more

Monday, April 12, 2010
Wildcats sweep Wolfpack
Pearl River baseball takes 10-6, 9-3 home wins over Copiah-Lincoln to improve to 9-5 in South Division play

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats swept Copiah-Lincoln’s Wolfpack in an MACJC South Division baseball doubleheader here Saturday, taking a 10-6 win in the first game of the twin bill and a 9-3 victory in the nightcap...more

Friday, April 09, 2010
PRCC Symphonic Band to present concert

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Symphonic Band will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 19, in the Olivia Bender Cafeteria...more

Friday, April 09, 2010
PRCC RiverRoad, JazzCats to perform Thursday

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s RiverRoad show choir and JazzCats band will present their 2010 spring concerts at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in Olivia Bender Cafeteria...more

Thursday, April 08, 2010
PRCC tennis teams sweep SMCC, before splitting at Copiah-Lincoln
Wildcats, Lady Wildcats take on South Division rivals on same day

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s tennis teams saw same-day matches against MACJC South Division rivals Southwest Mississippi and Copiah-Lincoln Tuesday...more

Wednesday, April 07, 2010
River sweeps Faulkner State
Lady Wildcat softball takes 11-3, 11-10 victories at home over Lady Sun Chiefs

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College scored a combined 22 runs and smacked a combined 22 hits here Tuesday in Lady Wildcat Stadium to take an intrastate softball doubleheader sweep over Faulkner State (Ala.)...more

Wednesday, April 07, 2010
PRCC schedules auditions for performing groups

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Department of Fine Arts and Communication has scheduled auditions this month for several performing groups...more

Tuesday, April 06, 2010
MSU president tells PRCC students to get degrees

POPLARVILLE - The president of Mississippi State University today urged Pearl River Community College students to continue their education at a university, even if it’s not the one he leads...more

Monday, April 05, 2010
Wildcat tennis team 5-5 heading into Monday’s Hinds match-up

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcat tennis team is 5-5 heading into Monday’s home battle with Hinds...more

Monday, April 05, 2010
Lady Wildcat tennis 3-8 heading into Monday’s Hinds match-up

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcat tennis team is 3-8 heading into Monday’s home battle with Hinds...more

Monday, April 05, 2010
McCann, Lewis named Mr., Miss PRCC Class favorites also elected

POPLARVILLE - Jarvis McCann of Hattiesburg and Sundee Lewis of Oak Grove have been elected Mr. and Miss PRCC at Pearl River Community College...more

Monday, April 05, 2010
Wildcats split with Bears
River baseball records 5-1 victory before Southwest takes lopsided 10-1, two-hit blowout in nightcap game

SUMMIT — Pearl River’s Wildcats took a 5-1 victory over Southwest Mississippi in the first game of an MACJC South Division baseball doubleheader played here Friday before the host Bears rebounded with a 10-1, two-hit blowout in the nightcap contest for only their second league win of the season...more

Monday, April 05, 2010
PRCC to present ‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ this week

POPLARVILLE - The PRCC Department of Fine Arts and Communication will present "Smokey Joe’s Café" Thursday and Friday with a dinner theater performance on Saturday...more

Monday, April 05, 2010
Lady ’Cats sweep Lady Eagles in South Division doubleheader
PRCC improves to 7-5 in league play with 7-6, 8-5 wins over scrappy Hinds

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats pulled off a hard-fought MACJC South Division doubleheader sweep here Thursday with a pair of softball victories over a scrappy Hinds Lady Eagle squad...more