March, 2011 Archives
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2011
River splits with Perk
Magee's walk-off grand slam propels Wildcats to 17-15 victory in first game, while South Division-leading Bulldogs bounce back with 5-2 win in nightcap

POPLARVILLE - Matthew Magee smashed a walk off grand slam home run here Tuesday to propel Pearl River's Wildcats to a 17-15 come-from-behind victory over arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in the first game of an MACJC South Division doubleheader, while th ...more

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2011
South dominates MACJC All-Star Games
Women cruise to lopsided 92-64 victory, men 98-89 winners

DECATUR - South All-Stars defeated North squads in the MACJC All-Star Basketball Games held Monday night in the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building here on the East Central Community College campus. The South women cruised 92-64 and the South men p ...more

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2011
Mr. and Miss PRCC, class favorites elected

POPLARVILLE - Emil Jones and Heather McLain have been elected as Mr. and Miss Pearl River Community College.They will be featured in the Wildcat year disk along with class favorites.Jones, 20, is the son of Mary Jones and Adrain Jones Sr. of Hattiesburg. ...more

Monday, Mar 28, 2011
River splits with East Central
Wildcats fall 2-1 in first game of South Division doubleheader before rallying for 8-5 come-from-behind victory in nightcap

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Wildcats split with East Central's Warriors in MACJC South Division baseball action here Saturday, falling 2-1 in the first game of the doubleheader before rallying late in the nightcap to take an 8-5 come-from-behind victory. ...more

Monday, Mar 28, 2011
River splits with Perk
Lady 'Cats trounced 11-1 in six innings before rebounding to take 4-2 South Division nightcap win over Lady Bulldogs

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats were bombed 11-1 in six innings by Mississippi Gulf Coast in the first game of an MACJC South Division softball doubleheader here Saturday, but bounced back to take a 4-2 win in the nightcap contest to hand the vi ...more

Friday, Mar 25, 2011
River splits with Southwest
Lady Wildcats 4-2 winners before falling 4-1 to Lady Bears

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats split with Southwest Mississippi's Lady Bears here Thursday in a make-up MACJC South Division softball doubleheader, winning the first game 4-2 before falling 4-1 in the nightcap. The twin bill was originally sch ...more

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2011
River splits at Southwest
Wildcats take 4-2 victory in first game, while host Bears take 3-2 bottom-of-the-seventh victory in nightcap division game

SUMMIT - Pearl River's Wildcats split with Southwest Mississippi in MACJC South Division baseball action here Tuesday, taking a 4-2 victory in the first game of the doubleheader before succumbing to a bottom-of-the-seventh rally to fall 3-2 to the host Be ...more

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2011
River splits at East Central
Lady Wildcats take first division loss before rebounding with 6-5 victory in nightcap game against Lady Warriors

DECATUR - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats suffered their first MACJC South Division loss here Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader against East Central with a 5-1 setback before bouncing back to win 6-5 in the nightcap game. PRCC, the reigning MACJC st ...more

Monday, Mar 21, 2011
River, Jones County split
Bobcats take 6-2 victory in first game, while Wildcats bounce back with 5-3 win in nightcap in MACJC South Division twin bill

ELLISVILLE - Pearl River's Wildcats split with the arch-rival Jones County Bobcats in their MACJC South Division openers here Saturday, falling 6-2 in the first game of the doubleheader before rebounding with a 5-3 victory in the nightcap game. PRCC is no ...more

Monday, Mar 21, 2011
Faulkner sweeps River
Lady Wildcats suffer 4-2, 2-0 setbacks on road

BAY MINETTE, Ala. - The Pearl River Lady Wildcats' bats weren't cracking here Friday and the host Faulkner State Lady Sun Chiefs walked away with a pair of softball victories. PRCC, the reigning MACJC state champions, managed a combined six hits - three i ...more

Friday, Mar 18, 2011
PRCC students provide special dental care

Dental hygiene students at Pearl River Community College got some extra experience Friday, March 18, when they hosted Give Kids A Smile Day at the Forrest County Center.The annual event, sponsored by the South Mississippi Dental Society, pairs kids from t ...more

Friday, Mar 18, 2011
PRCC Alumni Golf Tournament June 6

POPLARVILLE _ Pearl River Community College's Forrest_Lamar County AlumniAssociation is sponsoring a fund_raising golf tournament Saturday, June 4, at Pine Creek GolfClub in Purvis. The entry fee for the four_person scramble is $60, which includes greens ...more

Friday, Mar 18, 2011
PRCC hosting several golf events

The Pearl River Community College Development Foundation invites you to be a participant in one of several upcoming alumni scholarship golf tournaments. n Friday, May 6, 2011: Registration is at 12 noon at the Bridges Golf Club in Bay St.Louis for the H ...more

Friday, Mar 18, 2011
River splits with St. Charles
Missouri-based Cougars pick up first win of season in 10-inning nightcap of Thursday doubleheader

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Wildcats split with the St. Charles Cougars (Mo.) in doubleheader baseball action here Thursday, taking a hard-fought 10-5 victory in the first game of the twin bill before falling 6-4 in the 10-inning nightcap game for the vis ...more

Thursday, Mar 17, 2011
Wildcats, Lady 'Cats well represented in upcoming MACJC All-Star Games
Crawford, Maciel, Epps to suit up for their respective MACJC South Division All-Star teams March 28 at ECCC

POPLARVILLE - Three Pearl River Community College men's and women's sophomore basketball stand outs have earned spots on their respective South Division All-Star squads set to take on the North Division team Monday, March 28, in the annual MACJC All-Star ...more

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2011
River sweeps MMI
Reigning MACJC state champion Lady Wildcats take 4-2, 6-3 road victories to improve to 12-4

MARION, Ala. - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats swept Marion Military Institute (Ala.) here Wednesday with 4-2 and 6-3 victories to improve to 12-4 overall. The wins marked a seasonal sweep over the Lady Tigers for 2011, as The River, the reigning MACJC state ...more

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2011
PRCC showchoir, JazzCats to perform

POPLARVILLE - RiverRoad showchoir and the JazzCats jazz band will present their spring concerts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, in Olivia Bender Cafeteria at Pearl River Community College.RiverRoad will perform its 2010-11 show featuring the music of Elvis P ...more

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011
PRCC faculty, staff building leadership skills

POPLARVILLE - Thirty-one Pearl River Community College employees have embarked on a 10-month training program to enhance their leadership skills.PRCC workforce trainer Lee Reid is teaching the Leadership Coaching and Candy course for faculty and staff mem ...more

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011
Magic sweeps Wildcats
St. Louis-Merrimac grabs 9-3, 6-5 victories for first sweep of Pearl River in 2011 season

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Wildcats saw their six-game winning streak snapped here Tuesday, as St. Louis-Merrimac's Magic pulled off a 9-3, 6-5 doubleheader sweep. PRCC dropped to 12-4 overall, while SLM, based in St. Louis, Mo., improved to 8-2. In ...more

Friday, Mar 11, 2011
Lady Wildcats sweep Lady Wolves to remain unbeaten in division play
PRCC takes impressive 9-3, 10-2 road victories

WESSON - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats made a bold statement here Thursday, sweeping perennial softball powerhouse Copiah-Lincoln 9-3 and 10-2 in MACJC South Division action to remain unbeaten in division play.PRCC, the reigning state champion, improved to ...more

Friday, Mar 11, 2011
PRCC honor society chapters earn awards

Pearl River Community College took home honors from the Phi Theta Kappa Mississippi/Louisiana Regional Convention held recently in Hattiesburg.Christopher Pfalzgraf, vice president of the Beta Tau Gamma chapter at the Forrest County Center, was elected re ...more

Friday, Mar 11, 2011
PRCC Honors Institute to serve top scholars

Pearl River Community College is accepting applications for its inaugural Honors Institute class.Beginning in the fall semester, the Honors Institute will give top students an opportunity to study with their peers in honors courses.Up to 30 students will ...more

Tuesday, Mar 08, 2011
Wildcat, Lady Wildcat baseball, softball doubleheaders cancelled, postponed

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has cancelled its baseball doubleheader with Mississippi Delta and postponed its MACJC South Division softball twin bill with Southwest Mississippi due to rain that is forecast for Tuesday afternoon.Both match u ...more

Tuesday, Mar 08, 2011
Wildcats sweep Lions 4--0, 7-3 to pump record to 12-2 overall

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's Wildcats swept East Mississippi's Lions with a pair of 4-0, 7-3 MACJC non-division baseball victories here Sunday.The doubleheader was originally scheduled for Saturday, but was postponed due to rain.PRCC, whi ...more

Monday, Mar 07, 2011
Crawford, Jones All-Region 23, All-MACJC for 2010-11 season
Lady Wildcats' Epps names All-MACJC second team

POPLARVILLE - Three Pearl River Community College men's and women's sophomore basketball standouts have earned post-season accolades.Wildcat forward Emil Jones of North Forrest High and center Phillip Crawford out of Murphy High in Mobile, Ala., have been ...more

Saturday, Mar 05, 2011
River wraps year with 89-80 loss to East Miss in Region 23 semis
Eighteenth-ranked Wildcats finish season 23-5; Lions move on to Thursday's title bout for berth in national tournament

CLINTON - Eighteenth-ranked Pearl River wrapped its 2010-2011 basketball season with an 89-80 loss to 12th-ranked East Mississippi in the Region 23 Tournament semi-finals here Wednesday in A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus.The Wildcats, ...more

Thursday, Mar 03, 2011
River sweeps Hinds in South Division openers with 8-6, 11-1 victories
Lady Wildcats improve to 8-4, 2-0 with road wins

RAYMOND - The reigning MACJC state softball champion Pearl River Lady Wildcats swept Hinds' Lady Eagles in both team's MACJC South Division openers here Wednesday. PRCC took 8-6 and 11-1 victories over HCC to improve to 8-4 overall and 2-0 in division pla ...more

Thursday, Mar 03, 2011
Kinabrew named to top state academic team

State education and government officials honored four Pearl River Community College students Wednesday, March 2, at the annual All-Mississippi Academic Team luncheon in Jackson.Lee Kinabrew of Hattiesburg, a student at PRCC's Forrest County Center, was na ...more

Thursday, Mar 03, 2011
Wildcats move to semi-finals with 70-59 victory over Tigers in opening round of regionals
Fifteenth-ranked Pearl River two wins away from berth in NJCAA National Tournament

CLINTON - The fifteenth-ranked Pearl River Wildcats are just two victories away from earning a first-ever berth in the NJCAA National Tournament after ending the Northeast Mississippi Tigers' season with a 70-59 decision in opening-round action of the Reg ...more

Wednesday, Mar 02, 2011
PRCC students explore job market at Career Fair

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College students got a one-stop opportunity to explore the job market Tuesday during the annual PRCC Career Fair.Approximately 60 businesses and governmental agencies sent representatives armed with pens, key chains and ...more

Wednesday, Mar 02, 2011
River sweeps Delta
Wildcats take 8-5, 5-2 wins to improve to 10-2

MOORHEAD - Pearl River's Wildcats swept winless MACJC non-division rival Mississippi Delta here Tuesday, taking 8-5 and 5-2 victories to improve to 10-2 overall. The host Trojans dropped to 0-6 on the year. In the first game, PRCC went up 1-0 in the top o ...more

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