April, 2011 Archives
Wednesday, Apr 27, 2011
Bobby Weaver recalls his days at Pearl River, goes into state's JuCo Sports Hall of Fame

POPLARVILLE - Bobby Weaver remembers his first trip to Poplarville in January 1958 as clear as if it were yesterday. "We loaded up the car one day, another boy and myself, and drove to Poplarville. His daddy let us out on a Sunday afternoon on campus, sig ...more


Wednesday, Apr 27, 2011
River kickoffs quest for MACJC title repeat Thursday against East Miss
Reigning state champ Lady Wildcats enter state tournament at Gulf Coast as South's fourth seed - just like a year ago

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats, the reigning MACJC state champions, eye an identical scenario as last year as they enter the 2011 state tournament set for Thursday and Friday at Mississippi Gulf Coast in Perkinston.PRCC enters the event as the ...more


Tuesday, Apr 26, 2011
PRCC's top scholars include 71-year-old history student

POPLARVILLE - The Outstanding Student in history at Pearl River Community College retired before most of his fellow students were born.Eugene Underwood of Lumberton received the award Tuesday, April 19, during PRCC's annual Awards Day on the Poplarville c ...more


Saturday, Apr 23, 2011
Good Friday a 'good' one for River
Reigning MACJC state champ Lady 'Cats grab state tournament berth with South Division doubleheader split on road with Jones County

ELLISVILLE - Ninth-year Pearl River softball coach Leigh White will quickly tell you that Good Friday 2011 was most definitely a "good" one for her reigning MACJC state champion Lady Wildcats.PRCC pulled out a 3-0 victory over its arch-rival host Jones Co ...more


Thursday, Apr 21, 2011
River blanked at Perk
Lady 'Cats suffer pair of 4-0 shutouts to division champs and post-season playoff hopes are now on the bubble

PERKINSTON - The reigning MACJC state champion Pearl River Lady Wildcats face a do-or-die scenario for any chance at repeating their historical feat of a year ago as they head into their regular-season finale against Jones County in Ellisville. After Mis ...more


Thursday, Apr 21, 2011
River splits at East Central
Wildcats take 7-2 victory before falling 9-3 to Warriors in Decatur

DECATUR - Pearl River's Wildcats split with East Central in MACJC South Division baseball action here Tuesday, taking a 7-2 victory in the first game of the doubleheader in eight innings before falling 9-3 in the nightcap to the Warriors. PRCC is now 24- ...more


Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011
PRCC Symphonic Band presents spring concert

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Symphonic Band wrapped up the 2010-11 academic year with a spring concert on April 18 at Olivia Bender Cafeteria.Under the direction of Dr. Kyle Hill of Oak Grove, PRCC director of bands, the band presented ...more


Monday, Apr 18, 2011
Bobby Weaver recalls his days at Pearl River, goes into state's JuCo Sports Hall of Fame

POPLARVILLE, Miss. - Bobby Weaver remembers his first trip to Poplarville in January 1958 as clear as if it were yesterday. "We loaded up the car one day, another boy and myself, and drove to Poplarville. His daddy let us out on a Sunday afternoon on camp ...more


Monday, Apr 18, 2011
Pearl River sweeps Southwest
'Cats take dominating 12-2 victory in five, then 13-8 win over Bears

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Wildcats swept Southwest Mississippi in MACJC South Division baseball action here Saturday, taking a dominating 12-2 victory in five innings in the first game before winning 13-8 in the nightcap game over the Bears. PRCC, which ...more


Monday, Apr 18, 2011
River splits with East Central
Lady 'Cats, Lady Warriors get South Division shut outs

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats split with East Central in MACJC South Division doubleheader softball action here Saturday, falling to the Lady Warriors 3-0 before rebounding with a 2-0 shutout win in the nightcap game. PRCC, the reigning MACJC ...more


Monday, Apr 18, 2011
PRCC faculty elected to state leadership posts

HATTIESBURG - Two faculty members at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community Colleges have been elected officers in statewide associations.Dr. Benny Hornsby of Hattiesburg is president-elect of the Mississippi Professional Educators for 2011-12 ...more


Thursday, Apr 14, 2011
Jones sweeps Pearl River 11-2, 6-3 in 'Cat Fight II
Bobcats now 12-4 in South Division play, Wildcats 7-7

POPLARVILLE - Jones County's Bobcats swept Pearl River's Wildcats in 'Cat Fight II here Wednesday with 11-2 and 6-3 MACJC South Division victories. PRCC dropped to 21-13 overall and 7-7 in division play, while JCJC, which smacked a combined 26 hits in the ...more


Thursday, Apr 14, 2011
River splits with Co-Lin
Lady Wildcats suffer 4-3 defeat before rebounding for 3-0 shutout win in nightcap over Lady Wolfpack

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats split with Copiah-Lincoln in MACJC South Division doubleheader softball action here Tuesday, falling to the Lady Wolfpack 4-3 in eight innings before bouncing back with a 3-0 shutout win in the nightcap game. PRCC ...more


Tuesday, Apr 12, 2011
River swept at Southwest
Lady Wildcats fall 7-6, 8-2 to Lady Bears on road

SUMMIT - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats were swept by Southwest Mississippi in MACJC South Division softball action here Friday, falling to the Lady Bears 7-6 and 8-2.PRCC, the reigning MACJC state champion, committed a whopping nine errors in the doublehead ...more


Monday, Apr 11, 2011
PRCC Symphonic Band to present concert

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Symphonic Band will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. Monday, April 18, in Olivia Bender Cafeteria on the Poplarville campus.The band's program will include "Go!," a modern band fanfare by Samuel Hazo; "L ...more


Monday, Apr 11, 2011
River cans Pensacola State, falls to No. 1 LSU-Eunice
Wildcats take 4-0 victory over Pirates before reigning Region 23 champs take lopsided 13-2 win in six innings

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Wildcats shutout Pensacola State College 4-0 here Saturday before being pounded 13-2 in six innings by reigning Region 23 champion LSU-Eunice. The Pirates rebounded to hand the Bengals, ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA's Division II b ...more


Monday, Apr 11, 2011
PRCC student one of 20 on All-USA academic team

HATTIESBURG - A Pearl River Community College student was named today to the All-USA Community College Academic Team by USA Today newspaper and Phi Theta Kappa international honor society.Vernon Lee Kinabrew, 29, of Hattiesburg was one of 20 students sele ...more


Monday, Apr 11, 2011
PRCC Disney Spectacular show especially for kids

POPLARVILLE - Several well-known characters will be on hand when the Pearl River Community College choral department presents Disney Spectacular in a special performance at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30.The revue of music from Disney movies will feature stude ...more


Friday, Apr 08, 2011
PRCC inducts members of Phi Theta Kappa honor society

POPLARVILLE - The Iota Mu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted new members recently at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville.The international honor society recognizes academic achievement by students at two-year colleges.New members include Paul Fe ...more


Friday, Apr 08, 2011
McLain crowned Miss PRCC Wildcat

POPLARVILLE - Heather McLain of Taylorsville was crowned Miss PRCC Wildcat during the annual scholarship pageant held March 31 at Pearl River Community College.A sophomore, McLain will receive a scholarship to help her continue her education. She plans to ...more


Wednesday, Apr 06, 2011
Wildcats split with Wolves
River dominates 10-0 in five-inning first game before falling 8-2 in nightcap to Copiah-Lincoln

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Wildcats split with Copiah-Lincoln in MACJC South Division doubleheader baseball action here Tuesday, bombing the visiting Wolfpack 10-0 in five innings via the 10-run rule before falling 8-2 in the nightcap game. PRCC is n ...more


Wednesday, Apr 06, 2011
Lady 'Cats swept by Lady Raiders
River falls 2-0, 6-0 at Northwest Florida State

NICEVILLE, Fla. - The nationally-ranked Pearl River Lady Wildcats were swept by Northwest Florida State here Tuesday, falling to the Lady Raiders 2-0 and 6-0. PRCC, ranked 19th in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, fell to 17-13 overall; while NWFS, rank ...more


Tuesday, Apr 05, 2011
Lady Wildcats sweep Lady Eagles 6-5, 3-1

POPLARVILLE - The 19th-ranked Pearl River Lady Wildcats swept Hinds in MACJC South Division doubleheader softball action here Saturday with 6-5 and 3-1 victories. PRCC, which was swept by Jones County 3-1 and 4-2 on Thursday, improved to 17-11 overall and ...more


Monday, Apr 04, 2011
River sweeps Hinds
Wildcats win 11-inning marathon 3-2 before bombing host Eagles 13-3 in six innings

RAYMOND - Pearl River's Wildcats pulled off an 11-inning 3-2 victory over Hinds in the first game of an MACJC South Division doubleheader here Saturday before bouncing back with a dominating 13-3 win in six innings over the Eagles. PRCC improved to 19-9 o ...more


Friday, Apr 01, 2011
River swept by Jones
Lady Bobcats take sole possession of second place in South Division with 1-0, 6-1 victories over nationally-ranked Lady Wildcats

POPLARVILLE - The nationally-ranked Pearl River Lady Wildcats handed the rival Jones County Lady Bobcats sole possession of second place in the MACJC South Division softball race after dropping a doubleheader 1-0 and 6-1 here Thursday. PRCC, the reigning ...more


 
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