April, 2012 Archives
Monday, Apr 30, 2012
Aspen Institute again picks PRCC for $1 million prize competition

POPLARVILLE - Officials at Pearl River Community College have started putting together information they hope will win the prestigious Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. PRCC is one of the top 120 two-year colleges in the nation selected to comp ...more


Monday, Apr 30, 2012
River swept in season finales
Wildcats take 3-1 setback before falling 6-5 in 11-inning, come-from-behind nightcap game

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Wildcats wrapped their 2012 baseball season with a pair of MACJC South Division losses to Southwest Mississippi here Saturday, falling 3-1 in the first game of the doubleheader before suffering a 6-5 come-from-behind setback to ...more


Monday, Apr 30, 2012
Mack Cochran named to MACJC Sports Hall of Fame

POPLARVILLE - Former Pearl River Community College football great Mack Cochran was inducted into the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies Tuesday (April 24) in Jackson. Cochran, who lives in Clara, was one of 15 i ...more


Monday, Apr 30, 2012
Northeast Miss. eliminates Pearl River with 4-1 victory in MACJC State Tournament semi-finals
Error-prone Lady Wildcats falls short of state championship bid

FULTON - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats were eliminated in the semi-finals of the MACJC State Tournament here Friday at Itawamba CC with a 4-1 setback to Northeast Mississippi.PRCC, the South's No. 4 seed, defeated North No. 1 Itawamba 4-3 in Thursday's quar ...more


Friday, Apr 27, 2012
River nabs MACJC tournament semi-final berth via 4-3 victory over North champ Itawamba
Lady Wildcats face Northeast in semi-finals for spot in MACJC title bout

FULTON - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats smacked North No. 1 Itawamba with a 4-3 come-from-behind victory in MACJC State Tournament quarter-final softball action here Thursday to cop a berth in Friday's semi-finals, as well as next week's Region 23 Tournament ...more


Thursday, Apr 26, 2012
PRCC art students exhibits works

POPLARVILLE - The art work of three Pearl River Community College sophomores is on display through Friday, May 4, at the Poplarville campus.The works of Meghan Penton of Poplarville, Amanda Wells of Sumrall and Matthew Fillingane of Purvis are displayed o ...more


Thursday, Apr 26, 2012
Wildcats split with Warriors
Pearl River falls 10-7 in division doubleheader before rebounding for 15-6 blowout in nightcap

DECATUR - Pearl River split with East Central in MACJC South Division baseball action here Wednesday at the Clark-Gay Memorial Complex, falling 10-7 in the first game before bouncing back with a lopsided 15-6 victory in the nightcap game.With one doublehe ...more


Thursday, Apr 26, 2012
PRCC forms utility lineman Alumni Advisory Board

POPLARVILLE - Six graduates of the utility lineman technology program at Pearl River Community College came back to campus last week for the first meeting of the program's Alumni Advisory Board.Instructor Randy Henry set up the board as a way for former s ...more


Thursday, Apr 26, 2012
Stiglets, Husband, Keys to lead PRCC student government

POPLARVILLE - Presley Stiglets of Oak Grove will serve as executive president of the Student Government Association at Pearl River Community College for the 2012-13 academic year.She was elected during recent elections along with executive vice president ...more


Thursday, Apr 26, 2012
Naquin, Friday named Mr. and Miss PRCC
Class favorites also selected

POPLARVILLE - Students at Pearl River Community College elected Adam Naquin III of Poplarville and Sarah Friday of St. Martin as Mr. and Miss PRCC for 2012.Class favorites on the Poplarville campus are Antoine Armstrong of Pascagoula and Ashlee Arnau of O ...more


Thursday, Apr 26, 2012
PRCC club honors memory of fellow student

The Forrest County Center Science Club donated $500 to the Pearl River Community College Development Foundation recently in memory of Jessica House, a student who passed away in 2010.The money will go to a fund established by her family to provide a half- ...more


Thursday, Apr 26, 2012
PRCC student receives top state nursing award (Photo attached; nameline below)

POPLARVILLE - The Mississippi Organization of Associate Degree Nurses selected Rachel Aultman of Sumrall to receive the Outstanding ADN Student Award for 2011-12.Aultman, who will graduate from Pearl River Community College in May with an associate degree ...more


Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012
PRCC inducts five into Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame

The beginning of a far-reaching tie between outstanding graduates and the brightest Pearl River Community College students was forged Thursday, April 19, when the PRCC Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame inducted its first honorees.Sidney Malone of Hattiesb ...more


Monday, Apr 23, 2012
Playoff-bound Pearl River swept by fifth-ranked Jones County
South champ Lady Bobcats 9-5 winners in first game before taking nine-inning 3-2 nightcap victory over Lady Wildcats

ELLISVILLE - Playoff-bound Pearl River Community College was swept by fifth-ranked Jones County in MACJC South Division softball action here Thursday in Community Bank Park with the host Lady Bobcats winning 9-5 in the first game before taking a nine-inni ...more


Friday, Apr 20, 2012
Playoff-bound Pearl River swept by 14th-ranked East Central
Host Lady Warriors shine with 10-2, 4-1 MACJC South Division wins over Lady 'Cats

DECATUR - Pearl River Community College was swept by 14th-ranked East Central in MACJC South Division softball action here Thursday with the host Lady Warriors taking 10-2 and 4-1 victories. The doubleheader was originally set for April 4, but was rained ...more


Friday, Apr 20, 2012
PRCC choir, ensemble to present spring concert

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Singers concert choir and The Voices ensemble will present their spring concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Malone Chapel on the Poplarville campus of Pearl River Community College.The Singers' program will include Bonse ...more


Friday, Apr 20, 2012
PRCC receives fitness grant from Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation

POPLARVILLE - Lighting and other amenities for a new outdoor walking track at Pearl River Community College will be possible with the help of a grant from the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation.The Foundation recently approved a $68,000 grant to PRCC for ...more


Thursday, Apr 19, 2012
Lady 'Cats ice post-season berth via split at Co-Lin
Host Wolfpack rebound late for 5-2 win in first game, but Pearl River takes error-plagued 9-6 victory in nightcap

WESSON - Pearl River Community College clinched a berth in April 26-29's MACJC State Tournament with its split with Copiah-Lincoln in South Division doubleheader softball action here Wednesday. The Lady Wildcats fell 5-2 in the first game of the twin bill ...more


Monday, Apr 16, 2012
Causey to lecture at PRCC's Forrest County Center

Jana Causey will present the last in the 2011-12 Interdisciplinary Lecture Series at Pearl River Community College's Forrest County Center.Causey will discuss "The Great Debate: Evolution vs Creation - A Scholarly Approach to Bridging the Gap" at 11 a.m. ...more


Monday, Apr 16, 2012
River sweeps Gulf Coast
Lady 'Cats take two from Lady Bulldogs for first time since 2009 with 3-2, 7-2 MACJC South Division victories

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats swept 12th-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division softball action for the first time since 2009 here Saturday - just two days after splitting with the arch-rival Lady Bulldogs in a twin bill played ...more


Monday, Apr 16, 2012
Wildcats split with Bobcats
River bombed Jones County 10-4 before falling 8-2 in nightcap of MACJC South Division doubleheader

ELLISVILLE - Pearl River split with Jones County in MACJC South Division doubleheader baseball action here Saturday, bombing the host Bobcats 10-4 in the come-from-behind first game before falling 8-2 in the nightcap. The Wildcats are now 22-16 overall an ...more


Saturday, Apr 14, 2012
River splits at Gulf Coast
Lady Wildcats down Lady Bulldogs for first time in Perkinston in eight years before falling to12th-ranked squad by identical 5-3 score

PERKINSTON - Pearl River split with 12th-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division softball action here Thursday with the Lady Wildcats' 5-4 victory in the first game marking their first win over the Lady Bulldogs in Perkinston since the 2004 ...more


Friday, Apr 13, 2012
Smith exhibits art at PRCC's Moody Hall

POPLARVILLE - Sophomore art student Kelly Smith's work is on display at Pearl River Community College through Wednesday, April 18.Approximately 30 pieces are on display in the first floor gallery of Moody Hall on the Poplarville campus.Smith will graduate ...more


Friday, Apr 13, 2012
Wildcats split with Bulldogs
River routs Gulf Coast 8-1 before falling 5-2 via 11-strikeout performance from reliever Mata

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River split with Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division doubleheader baseball action here Wednesday, routing the visiting Bulldogs 8-1 in the first game before falling 5-2 in the nightcap. It marked the second split of the year ...more


Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012
River splits at Southwest
Lady Wildcats fall 2-1 in first game before rallying for 3-1 victory in MACJC South Division nightcap

SUMMIT - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats split with Southwest Mississippi in an MACJC South Division softball doubleheader here Tuesday, falling 2-1 in the first game of the twin bill before rebounding with a 3-1 victory in the nightcap. PRCC, which swept SMC ...more


Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012
Wildcats split with Eagles
River falls 4-3 in hard-fought eight-inning battle with Hinds before routing hosts 8-1 in nightcap

JACKSON - Pearl River split with Hinds in an MACJC South Division baseball doubleheader here Friday in Smith-Wills Stadium, falling 4-3 in a hard-fought eight-inning battle before routing the host Eagles 8-1 in the nightcap game via a three-hit mound effo ...more


Monday, Apr 09, 2012
PRCC Symphonic Band to present spring concert

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Symphonic Band will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. Monday, April 16, at Olivia Bender Cafeteria on the Poplarville campus.The program will include Fairest of the Fair by John Philip Sousa, Rejouissance ...more


Thursday, Apr 05, 2012
PRCC receives foundation grant for Honors Instititute

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College today received a grant of $120,000 from the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation for the college's Honors Institute.A portion of the money will be used to support the Honors Institute Lyceum speaker series."Throu ...more


Wednesday, Apr 04, 2012
River splits at Southwest
Wildcats 20-12 overall, 4-7 in division play at midway mark of South Division schedule

SUMMIT - Pearl River's Wildcats split with Southwest Mississippi in MACJC South Division doubleheader baseball action here Tuesday, falling 3-2 in the first game of the twin bill before routing the host Bears 8-2 in the nightcap game. PRCC is now 20-12 ov ...more


Monday, Apr 02, 2012
River splits with East Central
Wildcats stun Warriors with five-inning, 12-2 win before ECCC rallies late for 9-7 victory in nightcap

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River bombarded East Central with a lopsided 12-2 victory in five innings in the first game of an MACJC South Division baseball doubleheader before the visiting Warriors rallied from a four-run deficit in the final inning to take a 9-7 ...more


Monday, Apr 02, 2012
PRCC presenting 'The Apple Tree'

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Department of Fine Arts and Communication will present The Apple Tree at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, and Friday, April 13.The musical will be performed at Olivia Bender Cafeteria on the Poplarville campus.The ...more


Monday, Apr 02, 2012
River sweeps Hinds
Lady Wildcats boast winning overall, division marks for first time in 2012 after 8-0, 3-0 shutout victories

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College now boasts winning marks in both its overall and MACJC South Division records after an impressive 8-0, 3-0 doubleheader sweep over Hinds here Friday in Lady Wildcat Stadium.PRCC improved to 15-14 overall and 7-5 ...more


 
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