March, 2012 Archives
Friday, Mar 30, 2012
Donohue to receive international PTK honor

HATTIESBURG - Susan Donohue of Hattiesburg, general education director at the Forrest County Center, will be honored as a Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished College Administrator at the organization's international convention April 12-14 in Nashville."I am ove ...more

Friday, Mar 30, 2012
White named Veterinarian of the Year in Oklahoma
He is a PRCC graduate, son of late Dr. Marvin White

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Pearl River Community College graduate Dr. Calvin White of Ada, Okla., has been named the 2012 Veterinarian of the Year by the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association. Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association announced its 2012 award ...more

Friday, Mar 30, 2012
River sweeps Southwest
Lady 'Cats even MACJC South Division mark to 5-5 with 11-2, 12-0 victories over Lady Bears

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River evened its MACJC South Division record to 5-5 here Thursday after sweeping a softball doubleheader against Southwest Mississippi with 11-2 and 12-0 (five innings) victories. The host Lady Wildcats improved to 13-14 overall with t ...more

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012
PRCC RiverRoad, JazzCats to perform Tuesday

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College showchoir and jazz band will present their spring concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Olivia Bender Cafeteria on the Poplarville campus.The RiverRoad showchoir under the direction of LaDona Tyson, is made up of 28 ...more

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012
Wildcats split with Wolfpack
River takes 11-8 win in first game, but falls 6-5 in nightcap

WESSON - Pearl River's Wildcats split with Copiah-Lincoln's Wolfpack in MACJC South Division baseball action here Wednesday at Sullivan Field, taking an 11-8 victory in the first game of the doubleheader before falling 6-5 in the nightcap. PRCC is now 18- ...more

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012
Jones sweeps River
Lady Bobcats rout Lady Wildcats 10-1, 9-1 in MACJC South Division doubleheader

POPLARVILLE - Tenth-ranked Jones County Junior College routed host Pearl River in MACJC South Division softball doubleheader action here Tuesday taking lopsided 10-1 and 9-1 victories. The visiting Lady Bobcats improved to 24-3 overall and 10-2 in divisio ...more

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012
PRCC hosting several golf events

The Pearl River Community College Development Foundation invites you to be a participantin one of several upcoming alumni scholarship golf tournaments. Friday, May 4, 2012: Registration is at 12 noon at the Bridges Golf Club in Bay St.Louis for the Hanco ...more

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012
PRCC student takes first place in Arts League show

POPLARVILLE - Jane Beard of Poplarville, an art student at Pearl River Community College, won a first place award during the Pearl River County Arts League 2012 Spring Show and Festival.Beard was honored for her mixed media painting of her Arabian horse, ...more

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012
River splits at Miss. Delta
Beamon's walk-off homer in 10th spells 4-2 Trojan win before Wildcats rebound with 7-4 victory in nightcap

MOORHEAD - Julian Beamon smashed a two-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning here Saturday to propel host Mississippi Delta to a 4-2 victory over Pearl River in the first game of an MACJC non-division doubleheader before the visiting Wil ...more

Monday, Mar 26, 2012
Pearl River boasts four on MACJC All-South list
Wildcats' Johnson, Knowles All-South first-team; Lady 'Cats' Echols, Johnson All-South second-team

POPLARVILLE - Four Pearl River Community College stand outs earned All-MACJC post-season basketball honors with two members of the men's team copping All-South Division first-team honors and two women named to the All-South second-team. Sophomore Grambl ...more

Monday, Mar 26, 2012
River sweeps Co-Lin
Lady 'Cats take 3-0, 3-1 wins over Lady Wolves to even MACJC South Division record at 3-3

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats pulled off 3-0, 3-1 victories over Copiah-Lincoln in MACJC South Division softball action here Saturday to improve to 11-12 overall and 3-3 in division play with the doubleheader sweep. The visiting Lady Wolfpack, ...more

Monday, Mar 19, 2012
Pearl River splits with Perk in South Division twin bill
Wildcats 3-0 winners in first game before falling 4-3 with wild finish in eight-inning nightcap game

PERKINSTON - Nineteenth-ranked Pearl River splits with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division doubleheader baseball action here Saturday on Curly Farris Field, winning the first game 3-0 before falling 4-3 in a wild, wild finish in the ...more

Monday, Mar 19, 2012
PRCC closed for spring break

POPLARVILLE - All campuses of Pearl River Community College will be closed March 19-23 for spring break.Residence halls will reopen on Sunday, March 25. Classes will resume and offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, March 26. ...more

Friday, Mar 16, 2012
Lady 'Cats hand top-ranked Lady Bengals third loss before falling 5-0 in nightcap
Graeter's two-run home run in sixth inning propels River to 5-3 victory over powerhouse LSU-Eunice

POPLARVILLE - Alyssa Graeter smashed a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to propel Pearl River's Lady Wildcats to a 5-3 upset victory over No. 1-ranked LSU-Eunice (La.) in the opening game of an NJCAA softball doubleheader here Thursday, han ...more

Friday, Mar 16, 2012
PRCC to host reception for quilt artist

POPLARVILLE - The art department at Pearl River Community College will host a reception for guest artist Martha Ginn of Hattiesburg from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, March 26, in the first-floor gallery in Moody Hall.A selection of Ginn's art quilts will be on dis ...more

Friday, Mar 16, 2012
Wildcats split with Hinds in South Division openers
Fourth-ranked Eagles win first game 6-3 before 19th-ranked River takes 1-0 squeaker in nightcap

POPLARVILLE - Nineteenth-ranked Pearl River Community College split with fourth-ranked Hinds in both teams' MACJC South Division baseball openers here Wednesday with the visiting Eagles taking a 6-3 victory in the first game of the doubleheader, while the ...more

Friday, Mar 16, 2012
River sweeps ICC, GCCC
Wildcats take lopsided 11-3 win over Illinois Central before trimming Garden City 6-5 in nightcap game

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College pulled off a doubleheader baseball sweep here Monday, downing Illinois Central (Ill.) 11-3 before nipping Garden City (Kan.) 6-5 in the nightcap game. GCCC's Broncbusters defeated the host Wildcats 5-1 on Sunda ...more

Friday, Mar 16, 2012
PRCC Career Fair brings students, employers together

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College students got a head start on finding jobs after graduation at the annual Career Fair held Wednesday, March 14.Approximately 30 employers participated, using the event to collect resumes and tell students about t ...more

Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012
PRCC PTK chapters earn Five Star status

The two Phi Theta Kappa chapters at Pearl River Community College have achieved Five Star Chapter status.The designation is the organization's highest and was awarded to the Beta Tau Gamma chapter at the Forrest County Center and the Iota Mu chapter on th ...more

Monday, Mar 12, 2012
River sweeps Illinois Central
Wildcats take 10-0, 8-4 victories over Cougars

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College swept Illinois Central College (Ill.) in NJCAA baseball doubleheader action here Saturday with 10-0 (six innings) and 8-4 victories to improve to 11-3 overall. The visiting Cougars who hail from East Peoria, ...more

Monday, Mar 12, 2012
River splits Sunday twin bill
Wildcats take 7-2 victory over St. Louis-Meramec before falling to Garden City 5-1 in nightcap game

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College split baseball contests here Sunday, downing St. Louis-Meramec (Mo.) 7-2 before falling to Garden City (Kan.) 5-1 in its nightcap game. Garden City, which defeated St. Louis-Meramec 4-1 immediately following th ...more

Monday, Mar 12, 2012
Pearl River's rained-out twin bill with Central Illnois rescheduled for Monday

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's baseball doubleheader with Central Illinois CC (Ill.) and Garden City CC (Kan.) that was rained-out Friday has been rescheduled for Monday. The host Wildcats will take on CICC at 2 p.m. and GCCC at 7 p.m. PRCC hosted Illinois C ...more

Monday, Mar 12, 2012
Wildcats wrap hoops season with 65-52 loss to East Miss in Region 23 semi-finals
Pearl River men finish 2011-2012 as surprising state tournament runner up and 15-12 overall

CLINTON - Pearl River Community College wrapped its men's basketball season with a 65-52 semi-final loss to 16th-ranked East Mississippi here Friday in the Region 23 Tournament in A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus, but 21st-year Wildcat ...more

Friday, Mar 09, 2012
Family cherishes PTK induction at PRCC

Induction ceremonies Feb. 27 for new members of the Beta Tau Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International honor society at Pearl River Community College's Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg were a special occasion for three generations of one family. ...more

Friday, Mar 09, 2012
Students can still qualify for mortgage payment assistance

POPLARVILLE _ Representatives of the Mississippi Home Corp.'s Home Saver programmet with Pearl River Community College officials March 5 to present an update on the programwhich is designed to assist students who may be eligible for help with their house ...more

Friday, Mar 09, 2012
River nips Holmes 50-49 to cop semi-final rematch with EMCC in regionals
Late basket propels Wildcats to quarter-final win to end Bulldogs' season in Region 23 Tournament

CLINTON - Yondarius Johnson's bucket with 1:04 left propelled fifth-seeded Pearl River to a 50-40 victory over Holmes in men's quarter-final action in Region 23 Tournament action here Thursday in A.E. Wood Coliseum at Mississippi College. The victorious W ...more

Friday, Mar 09, 2012
High school students get preview of PRCC programs

POPLARVILLE - Approximately 350 high school juniors came to Pearl River Community College Tuesday, March 6, to get close looks at career and technical programs offered by the college.The students, who are enrolled in career and technical programs in their ...more

Friday, Mar 09, 2012
PRCC inducts new PTK members in Poplarville

POPLARVILLE - The Iota Mu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted 39 new members into the honor society for students at two-year colleges.They were inducted in a ceremony March 5 at the PRCC Technology Center.Members must have completed 12 hours of course wor ...more

Thursday, Mar 08, 2012
Lady Wildcats wrap season with 62-48 loss to Holmes in Region 23 quarter-finals
PRCC women finish 2011-2012 hoops season at 16-9

CLINTON - The No. 3-seeded Pearl River's Lady Wildcats wrapped their 2011-2012 basketball season with a 62-48 loss to No. 6 Holmes in the Region 23 Tournament women's quarter-final action here Wednesday in A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College cam ...more

Thursday, Mar 08, 2012
Lady Wildcats wrap season with 62-48 loss to Holmes in Region 23 quarter-finals
PRCC women finish 2011-2012 hoops season at 16-9

CLINTON - The No. 3-seeded Pearl River's Lady Wildcats wrapped their 2011-2012 basketball season with a 62-48 loss to No. 6 Holmes in the Region 23 Tournament women's quarter-final action here Wednesday in A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College cam ...more

Wednesday, Mar 07, 2012
River splits with East Central
Walks doom Lady Wildcats 3-1 before rebounding with 8-0 blowout over Lady Warriors for first South Division victory

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College was victimized by eight base on balls and fell to East Central 3-1 in the first game of a softball doubleheader here Tuesday before bouncing back with a 10-hit, 8-0 blowout (five innings) for its first MACJC Sou ...more

Tuesday, Mar 06, 2012
Pearl River splits two-game home stand with MMI, Delta
Wildcats rally to defeat Marion Military 6-5 before Miss. Delta romps to lopsided 15-8 win

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River split in a two-game home stand here Thursday taking a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over Marion Military Institute (Ala.), while MACJC non-division rival Miss. Delta took a lopsided 15-8 win in the nightcap game. The Wildcats are ...more

Tuesday, Mar 06, 2012
River sweeps East Miss
Wildcats take 7-3, 10-0 victories over Lions

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River swept East Mississippi in MACJC non-division baseball action here Friday, taking 7-3 and 10-0 (six innings) victories to improve to 9-3 overall. The doubleheader was originally scheduled to be played on the EMCC campus in Scooba, ...more

Monday, Mar 05, 2012
River by Hinds in division openers
Lady Wildcats bash a combined 22 hits in twin bill only to fall 8-6, 2-1 against Lady Eagles in Raymond

RAYMOND - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats crushed a combined 22 hits here Thursday, but fell to the Hinds Lady Eagles 8-6 and 2-1 in both team's MACJC South Division softball openers.To make matters worse, PRCC loaded the bases six times - in the first, third ...more

Friday, Mar 02, 2012
PRCC student named to PTK's top academic team

POPLARVILLE - A Pearl River Community College student was one of 15 chosen for the 2012 All-Mississippi Academic First Team.Debra Thompson was named to the select team sponsored by the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Mississippi ...more

Friday, Mar 02, 2012
River comes up short in MACJC title bout
MGCCC rallies in final five minutes to successfully defend its state championship with 61-56 victory

FULTON - Miss. Gulf Coast rallied in the final five minutes of its state championship game with Pearl River to take a 61-56 come-from-behind victory and successfully defend its men's title against the Wildcats for the second straight year here Thursday in ...more

Thursday, Mar 01, 2012
Pearl River faces Gulf Coast in men's title bout Thursday
Wildcats eliminate 10th-ranked East Miss to earn championship berth; Lady Wildcats fall 65-61 to host Itawamba in semi-finals

FULTON - Yondarius Johnson nailed a buzzer-beating three pointer to give Pearl River Community College to a stunning 66-63 men's semi-final victory over 10th-ranked East Mississippi here Wednesday and propelled the Wildcats into the Thursday's championshi ...more

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