February, 2011 Archives
Monday, Feb 28, 2011
PRCC students initiated into English honor society

HATTIESBURG - The Alpha Epsilon chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta held its first initiation ceremony Monday, Feb. 28, at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College.The organization is an English honor society for students at two-year colleges. ...more


Monday, Feb 28, 2011
River sweeps Baton Rouge
Wildcats take 3-2, 11-4 victories to improve to 8-2

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Wildcats swept Baton Rouge (La.) here Saturday, taking 3-2 and 11-4 victories to improve to 8-2 overall. BRCC dropped to 11-7. In the first game, things were scoreless until the bottom of the second when The River went up 2-0. ...more


Monday, Feb 28, 2011
River splits with Holmes
'Cats take 3-2 victory in first game, fall 10-3 in nightcap

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Wildcats split with Holmes here Friday, taking a 3-2 victory in the first game of the MACJC non-division doubleheader before falling 10-3 in the nightcap. PRCC is now 5-2 overall, while HCC is 8-2. In the first game, both teams ...more


Monday, Feb 28, 2011
Luncheon to benefit PRCC Foundation, Sav-A-Life Center

POPLARVILLE - The Little Black Dress charity luncheon to benefit the Sav_A_Life Center and the Pearl River Community College Development Foundation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the home of Janet Gale and William Lewis, PRCC p ...more


Friday, Feb 25, 2011
PRCC student in spotlight as Boys and Girls Club advocate

POPLARVILLE - A Pearl River Community College freshman will speak to legislators next week about the importance of Boys and Girls Clubs.Jeramey Anderson, 19, of Moss Point will address the Mississippi Senate at 10 a.m. and the House of Representatives at ...more


Friday, Feb 25, 2011
River sweeps Delta
Lady Wildcats take 15-3, 3-0 victories over Lady Trojans

POPLARVILLE - The reigning MACJC state softball champion Pearl River Lady Wildcats swept Mississippi Delta's Lady Trojans 15-3, 3-0 here Thursday. PRCC improved to 6-4 overall with the wins, while MDCC remains winless at0-8. In the first game, the Lady Tr ...more


Friday, Feb 25, 2011
No MACJC repeat for Wildcats
River falls to Gulf Coast 64-61 in state title bout

WESSON - Pearl River Community College's hopes of a men's MACJC championship repeat came up four points short here Thursday, as the Wildcats fell to arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast 64-61 in the state tournament title bout. MGCCC, which improved to 20-6 ...more


Thursday, Feb 24, 2011
River shoots for MACJC repeat after smacking East Miss 61-52 in men's tournament semi-finals
Reigning champ Wildcats face off with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast at 7:45 Thursday at Co-Lin

WESSON - Pearl River will be gunning for an MACJC state basketball championship repeat here Thursday against Mississippi Gulf Coast after the Wildcats eliminated the seventh-ranked East Mississippi Lions 61-52 in the state tournament semi-finals here Wedn ...more


Thursday, Feb 24, 2011
River splits at Bishop
Wildcats fall 8-6 in first game, wins nightcap 10-2 on Stanky Field on South Alabama campus in Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. - Pearl River's Wildcats split with Bishop State here Tuesday, falling 8-6 in the first game of the doubleheader before bouncing back with a dominating 10-2 win in the nightcap. PRCC improved to 4-1 overall, while BSCC, located in Bay Minett ...more


Thursday, Feb 24, 2011
PRCC Singers, Voice to present concert

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Department of Fine Arts and Communciation presents the spring choral concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Malone Chapel on the Poplarville campus.The PRCC Singers choir and The Voices jazz ensemble will p ...more


Thursday, Feb 24, 2011
LSU-Eunice bombs River
Lady Wildcats suffer 11-1, 13-1 five-inning road losses

EUNICE, La. - The reigning MACJC state champion Pearl River Lady Wildcats were bombarded with a pair of dominating five-inning setbacks here Tuesday, falling to the LSU-Eunice Lady Bengals 11-1 and 13-1. PRCC evened its 2011 overall record to 4-4 with the ...more


Thursday, Feb 24, 2011
River moves to MACJC semis with OT win over Northeast
Reigning MACJC champ Wildcats set for Wednesday rematch of last year's state title bout against East Mississippi Wednesday

WESSON - The 15th-ranked Pearl River Wildcats pulled off a wild one in opening-round action of the MACJC State Tournament here Tuesday, taking a hard-fought 92-83 overtime victory over scrappy Northeast Mississippi to advance to Wednesday's semi-final rou ...more


Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011
PRCC hosts high school Skills USA competition

POPLARVILLE - Close to 400 visitors spent Tuesday, Feb. 22, on the campus of Pearl River Community College for Region III Skills USA competition.Approximately 350 high school students, teachers and advisors were on hand for the competition along with 68 j ...more


Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011
One-and-out for Lady 'Cats in MACJC State Tournament
Itawamba's 79-48 victory spells quick exit for PRCC women

WESSON - Pearl River Community College were bombarded by Itawamba in first-round action of the MACJC State Tournament underway here at Copiah-Lincoln, marking a quick exit from the event by the Lady Wildcats. PRCC, the South's No. 3 seed, dropped to 11-10 ...more


Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011
Lady Raiders smack Lady Wildcats
Pearl River falls 8-0, 7-3 in 'Pink Game' contests to Northwest Florida State

POPLARVILLE - The reigning MACJC state champion Pearl River Lady Wildcats picked up their first losses of the 2011 season here Saturday as Northwest Florida State took a pair of 8-0, 7-3 victories. PRCC dropped to 4-2 overall, while NFS, a Division I powe ...more


Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011
River sweeps East Miss 2-0, 11-1
Wildcats smack 22 hits in twin bill to improve to 4-0

SCOOBA - Pearl River's Wildcats swept East Mississippi 2-0, 11-1 in MACJC non-division baseball action here Saturday. PRCC improved to 4-0 overall, while EMCC dropped to 1-8. In the first game, the Wildcats scored solo runs in the top of the third and sev ...more


Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011
River women's, men's hoops eye MACJC State Tournament next week at Copiah-Lincoln
Lady 'Cats play Itawamba Monday as South's No. 3 seed; Wildcats will take on Northeast Miss. Tuesday as No. 2 seed

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's women's and men's basketball squads enter next week's MACJC State Tournament at Copiah-Lincoln in Wesson as the South Division's No. 3 and No. 2 seeds, respectively.The Lady Wildcats, 11-9 overall and 8-4 in d ...more


Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011
River sweeps Faulkner
Lady 'Cats improve to 4-0 after 6-1, 5-3 home wins

POPLARVILLE - The reigning MACJC state champion Pearl River Lady Wildcats remain perfect on the year after taking a pair of softball victories over the Faulkner State Lady Sun Chiefs here Friday. PRCC won the first game 6-1 before bouncing back with a 5-3 ...more


Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011
PRCC faculty, students lobby for increased funding

JACKSON - Pearl River Community College played a prominent role when supporters of the 15 Mississippi community colleges asked lawmakers to follow through on their 2007 commitment to mid_level funding.Dr. Kyle Hill, PRCC director of bands, led the Feb. 17 ...more


Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011
River splits with East Central in regular-season finales
Playoff-bound Lady 'Cats secure spot in regionals with 52-38 victory; ninth-ranked Wildcats fall 75-70 to host Warriors

DECATUR - Pearl River Community College split with East Central in MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday, with the Lady Wildcats taking a 52-38 victory and the ninth-ranked Wildcats falling 75-70. With the regular-season finale win, PRCC' ...more


Friday, Feb 18, 2011
Lady Wildcats' 'Pink Game' on tap Saturday versus Northwest Florida
River softball giving support to Deanna Favre Hope Foundation

POPLARVILLE - The reigning MACJC state champion Pearl River Community College softball team will host Northwest Florida here Saturday in its annual 'Pink Game' in Lady Wildcat Stadium. The 2 p.m. doubleheader is actually a 'make up' game against the Lady ...more


Wednesday, Feb 16, 2011
River sweeps Bishop 10-9, 10-0 in Hoffpauir head coaching debut
Wildcats smack 17 hits in season-opening doubleheader; Marzoni pitches two-hitter in six-inning nightcap game

POPLARVILLE - The Josh Hoffpauir era of Pearl River Community College baseball kicked off in grand style here Tuesday, as his Wildcats swept Bishop State (Ala.) 10-9 and 10-0 in their season openers. Hoffpauir, who was an assistant at The River the past ...more


Wednesday, Feb 16, 2011
River sweeps Gulf Coast
Lady 'Cats secure No. 3 post-season seed with 57-50 victory; eighth-ranked Wildcats bombard Bulldogs 86-58

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College swept arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division basketball action here Monday in Shivers Gymnasium. The Lady Wildcats iced the South's No. 3 seed in the upcoming MACJC State Tournament at Copia ...more


Tuesday, Feb 15, 2011
Band clinic brings musicians to PRCC

POPLARVILLE - Approximately 230 musicians from 23 South Mississippi schools will be on the Pearl River Community College campus this weekend for the annual PRCC Band Clinic.The middle and high school students will divide into two bands for rehearsals Frid ...more


Friday, Feb 11, 2011
River splits with Jones
Lady 'Cats ice post-season tournament berth with shocking 22-point win over Lady Bobcats; eighth-ranked Wildcats fall

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College split with arch-rival Jones County in MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday. The Lady Wildcats secured a berth in the upcoming MACJC State Tournament with their shocking 84-62 win over the Lady B ...more


Wednesday, Feb 09, 2011
Defending state champ Lady 'Cats bomb Marion Military in openers
PRCC takes 12-4, 9-0 home victories via eight-run rule for impressive kick off to 2011 softball season

POPLARVILLE - Nobody was more surprised than Pearl River Community College head softball coach Leigh White here Tuesday. Her Lady Wildcat squad, the defending MACJC state champions, kicked off its 2011 season with a doubleheader against the Alabama-base ...more


Tuesday, Feb 08, 2011
PRCC to hold cheerleading clinics, tryouts

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will hold a series of cheerleading/stunt clinics leading up to tryouts for the 2011-12 cheerleading squad.Clinics will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 11, Feb. 18 and Feb. 19 at Shivers Gymnasium on the Poplarv ...more


Tuesday, Feb 08, 2011
River snags big division victories over Hinds
Wildcats take sole possession of first place in South Division with 67-56 victory, Lady 'Cats keep post-season hopes alive with 69-51 win

UTICA - Pearl River Community College's 11th-ranked Wildcats took sole possession of first place in the MACJC South Division basketball derby here Monday with a 67-56 victory over Hinds. The Lady Wildcats, on the other hand, kept their post-season playo ...more


Monday, Feb 07, 2011
PRCC hosts Petal High allied health students

Petal High School seniors enrolled in Allied Health II visited the Pearl River Community College medical laboratory technology program Monday, Feb. 7.The students toured the lab and got their blood typed."I'm thinking about this field, so it's interesting ...more


Monday, Feb 07, 2011
River sweeps Southwest
Eleventh-ranked Wildcats, Lady 'Cats win in big MACJC South Division match ups

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's men's and women's basketball squads swept Southwest Mississippi for a pair of big MACJC South Division victories here Saturday in Shivers Gymnasium. The 11th-ranked Wildcats, the reigning state champions, cam ...more


Friday, Feb 04, 2011
St. Stanislaus standout signs with PRCC

Kollin Cannon, a standout running back-wide receiver from St. Stanislaus College in BaySt. Louis, has signed a football scholarship with Pearl River Community College. The 5-foot-9 Cannon won the Mr. Rock-A-Chaw Award and the "Doc" Blanchard Award (MVP) ...more


Thursday, Feb 03, 2011
DuPree urges PRCC students to extend bridges of past

HATTIESBURG - Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree today advised Pearl River Community College students to extend the bridges built by those who came before them.DuPree was guest speaker for the Black History Month Observance at the PRCC Forrest County Center. ...more


Thursday, Feb 03, 2011
Pearl River vs. Southwest hoops rescheduled for Sat.
Icy road conditions postponed South Division games

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River versus Southwest Mississippi MACJC South Division women's and men's basketball games have been rescheduled for Saturday here in Shivers Gymnasium. The contests were originally set for Thursday, but icy road conditions prompte ...more


Wednesday, Feb 02, 2011
Pearl River signs 22 to football pacts on National Signing Day

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College head football coach Tim Hatten signed 22 in-district high school stand outs to national letters of intent here Wednesday on National Signing Day. Wednesday's announcement doesn't include out of state signees. ...more


Wednesday, Feb 02, 2011
PRCC students named to all-state band

POPLARVILLE - Ten Pearl River Community College musicians were selected by audition for the 2011 Mississippi Community College All-State Band.They will rehearse on Feb. 10 and 11 at the University of Southern Mississippi and perform in concert at 1 p.m. S ...more


Tuesday, Feb 01, 2011
Comments sought for PRCC nursing reaccreditation review

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College associate degree nursing program will host a site review next month for continuing accreditation of its program.Interested persons can meet the review team and comment on the program at a meeting at 3:45 p.m ...more


Tuesday, Feb 01, 2011
Pearl River splits at Co-Lin
Eleventh-ranked Wildcats win 54-53; Lady 'Cats fall 62-60

WESSON - Pearl River Community College's men's and women's basketball squads split with Copiah-Lincoln in a pair of MACJC South Division squeakers here Monday. The 11th-ranked Wildcats, the reigning state champions, took a hard-fought and low-scorin ...more


 
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