September, 2011 Archives
Friday, Sep 30, 2011
PRCC shows off allied health programs to high school stud

HATTIESBURG - About 300 high school students explored career options Wednesday, Sept. 28, when they toured Pearl River Community College's Allied Health Center at the Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg.The students, all enrolled in a health-related prog ...more

Friday, Sep 30, 2011
Bulldogs squeak by Wildcats
Gulf Coast salvages huge 17-10 South Division victory over Pearl River

PERKINSTON - Twelfth-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast squeaked past 13th-ranked Pearl River with a hard-fought 17-10 MACJC South Division victory here Thursday before a capacity crowd in A.L. May Stadium. The host Bulldogs, the defending state champions, uti ...more

Friday, Sep 30, 2011
Mathews, Wolfe to be honored at PRCC Homecoming

POPLARVILLE - Sophomore Chandlor Mathews of Bay St. Louis is the 2011 recipient of the Dobie Holden Memorial Scholarship at Pearl River Community College. Mathews, 20, is a graduate of St. Stanislaus High School. He is a starting offensive tackle on the W ...more

Thursday, Sep 29, 2011
Court selected for PRCC Homecoming

POPLARVILLE - A sophomore from St. Martin has been elected 2011 Homecoming Queen at Pearl River Community College.Sarah Grace Friday will be crowned during pre-game ceremonies at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, before the PRCC Wildcats host the East Mississi ...more

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011
Pearl River-Perk rivalry hits gridiron for 86th time Thursday in Perkinston
Huge MACJC South Division battle matches 13th-ranked Bulldogs against 15th-ranked Wildcats in A.L. May Stadium

POPLARVILLE - One of the most-heralded rivalries in the history of junior college football hits the gridiron for the 86th time Thursday when 13th-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast hosts 15th-ranked Pearl River for a 7 p.m. MACJC South Division showdown in A.L ...more

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011
PRCC homecoming features 50-year reunions

POPLARVILLE - Homecoming 2011 at Pearl River Community College will include three 50-year reunions as well as several other alumni get-togethers on Saturday, Oct. 15.The Pearl River Junior College Class of 1961, the Poplarville High School Class of 1961 a ...more

Monday, Sep 26, 2011
Nationally-ranked Lady Wildcats secure MACJC State Soccer Tournament berth with 2-0 shutout over Lady Bobcats
PRCC-JCJC men's game ends in two-overtime 1-1 tie, but both Wildcats and Bobcats are still amidst playoff mix

ELLISVILLE - The 15th-ranked Pearl River Lady Wildcat soccer squad secured a berth in the upcoming MACJC State Tournament with a 2-0 South Division shutout over host Jones County here Friday. The Wildcat team, on the other hand, battled the host Bobcats t ...more

Monday, Sep 26, 2011
PRCC alumni frying fish for scholarship fund

The Forrest/Lamar County chapter of the Pearl River Community College Alumni Association will hold its annual Scholarship Fish Fry on Tuesday, October 11, at South Mississippi Electric Power Association.Sit-down dinners or take-out plates will be availabl ...more

Friday, Sep 23, 2011
Wildcats drop Warriors 31-13
River nabs South Division road win over East Central

DECATUR - The 15th-ranked Pearl River Wildcats picked up a 31-13 victory over MACJC South Division rival East Central here Thursday. PRCC improved to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in division play, while ECCC dropped to 1-3 and 0-1. Wildcat All-American quarterback ...more

Friday, Sep 23, 2011
Pearl River soccer women ranked 15th in NJCAA poll
Lady Wildcats nab spot in national poll for first time in program's 13-year history

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's Lady Wildcats made history Wednesday when they nabbed a spot in the NJCAA's Division I women's soccer poll for the first in the program's 13-year history. PRCC, 8-1 overall and 3-0 in the MACJC South Division ...more

Thursday, Sep 22, 2011
River sweeps Southwest with dominating shutouts
Wildcats take 4-0, 9-0 division wins over Bears

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College swept Southwest Mississippi with pair of dominating shutouts in MACJC South Division women's and men's soccer action here Wednesday. PRCC's women were 4-0 winners and improved to 8-1 overall and 3-0 in division ...more

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011
Surgical Tech shows off program, establishes scholarship

Open house Tuesday (Sept. 19) at the Allied Health Center on Pearl River Community College's Forrest County Center had a dual purpose. First, the college showcased for the public its Surgical Technology program _ a highlight of Surgical Technologist Week ...more

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011
PRCC nursing student holds state office

POPLARVILLE - A Pearl River Community College student is serving as an officer in the Mississippi Organization of Associate Degree Nursing Student Association (MOSA).Sarah Wells, 21, of Poplarville is the association's vice president.A graduate of Poplarv ...more

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011
River eyes big road test against East Central
Wildcats sporting two-game winning streak as they enter Warriors' division opener Thursday

POPLARVILLE - Fifteenth-ranked Pearl River takes a two-game winning streak into Thursday's MACJC South Division road battle with East Central, but 10th-year Wildcat head coach Tim Hatten says the host Warriors aren't to be taken lightly.PRCC, 2-1 overall ...more

Monday, Sep 19, 2011
River splits at Itawamba
Lady Wildcats 4-1 winners, Wildcats fall 3-2

FULTON - Pearl River Community College split with Itawamba in MACJC non-division women's and men's soccer action here Saturday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 4-1 victory and the Wildcats falling 3-2. PRCC's women are now 7-1 overall, while its men are ...more

Monday, Sep 19, 2011
River women pick up first loss via Tyler
Powerful Lady Apaches take 4-1 victory over Lady Wildcats at Hinds

RAYMOND - Pearl River's Lady Wildcats picked up their first loss of the 2011 season here Friday at Hinds Community College, falling 4-1 to Tyler (Tex.) which wrapped the 2010 season with a repeat of a No. 1 ranking in the NJCAA's Division I women's soccer ...more

Monday, Sep 19, 2011
Wildcats 27-20 winners over Bears in South Division opener
German-to-Roberts TD with 1:41 left spells hard-fought victory for Pearl River over scrappy Southwest Miss. squad

POPLARVILLE - The 15th-ranked Pearl River Wildcats got all they could handle from scrappy Southwest Mississippi here Thursday, pulling out a hard-fought 27-20 MACJC South Division victory in the final two minutes of in the contest. All-American quarterbac ...more

Monday, Sep 19, 2011
PRCC Women's Health Symposium welcomes grand sponsor

POPLARVILLE - The Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation again will be the grand sponsor for Pearl River Community College's Women's Health Symposium.The foundation approved a grant of $15,000 for the symposium, which will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, on th ...more

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011
River splits at Perk
Lady Wildcats still undefeated with 1-0 victory; Wildcats fall 2-1 in MACJC South Division battle

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College split with arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast in MACJC South Division women's and men's soccer action here Tuesday. The Lady Wildcats took a 1-0 win to remain undefeated at 6-0 overall and 2-0 in division play, ...more

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011
River opens South Division schedule Thursday at home against Southwest Miss.

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College opens its 2010 MACJC South Division football schedule Thursday when the Wildcats play host to the Southwest Mississippi Bears in their home opener here in Dobie Holden Stadium. A 7 p.m. kickoff is set. The Wildc ...more

Monday, Sep 12, 2011
PRCC homecoming luncheon, game tickets available

POPLARVILLE - Record attendance is expected at Pearl River Community College for Homecoming 2011 on Saturday, Oct. 15, and advance tickets for the Alumni Luncheon are now on sale..Three 50-year reunions are expected to swell the crowds and reflect the the ...more

Monday, Sep 12, 2011
PRCC surgical tech program to host open house

HATTIESBURG - The Pearl River Community College Surgical Technology program will observe Surgical Technologist Week Sept. 18 through 24.As part of the observance, details about the Debbie Hinton Memorial Scholarship will be announced. Hinton, who died Jun ...more

Monday, Sep 12, 2011
Patton receives first PRCC mascot scholarship

POPLARVILLE - Wildcat mascot Emily Patton of Hattiesburg is the first recipient of the Poncho James Wildcat Scholarship at Pearl River Community College.James, PRCC's first mascot, started the scholarship for the 2011-12 academic year.Patton, a freshman, ...more

Monday, Sep 12, 2011
Pearl River sweeps Co-Lin in South Division openers
Lady Wildcats still undefeated with 6-0 victory; Wildcats take 4-0 decision over visiting Wolfpack

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College swept Copiah-Lincoln in MACJC South Division women's and men's soccer action here Friday with a pair of shutout victories. The Lady Wildcats took a 6-0 win, while the Wildcats were 4-0 winners in the division op ...more

Friday, Sep 09, 2011
PRCC student wins Coca-Cola scholarship

POPLARVILLE - A Pearl River Community College student has a received a prestigious scholarship through Phi Theta Kappa.Gineca Garriga of Catahoula received the Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarship for the spring 2012 semester."I was shocked and excite ...more

Friday, Sep 09, 2011
Wildcats splatter Indians 34-8 for first victory of 2011 season
14th-ranked PRCC wins easily over host Itawamba

FULTON - Fourteenth-ranked Pearl River Community College picked up its first football victory of 2011 season here Thursday, easily disposing of MACJC non-division host Itawamba 34-8. The win came on the coattail of last week's 56-55 overtime loss to si ...more

Thursday, Sep 08, 2011
River sweeps East Central
Lady Wildcats 8-0 winners; 'Cats pull out 1-0 squeaker

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College swept East Central in MACJC non-division women's and men's soccer action here Wednesday with the Lady Wildcats taking a dominating 8-0 shutout, while the Wildcats pulled out a 1-0 squeaker. PRCC's women remain u ...more

Wednesday, Sep 07, 2011
River eyes rebound against Itawamba
After season-opening, one-point OT loss to Northwest, Wildcats out to make bold road statement versus Indians

POPLARVILLE - After falling in overtime to Northwest Mississippi in its 2011 season opener last week in Senatobia, Pearl River's Wildcats are out to make a bold statement Thursday when the Itawamba Indians play host in a 7 p.m. MACJC non-division battle. ...more

Tuesday, Sep 06, 2011
PRCC to host Punt, Pass and Kick along with tailgating

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Alumni Association will sponsor local NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, on the Poplarville campus.The competition will be on the practice field across from Dobie Holden ...more

Sunday, Sep 04, 2011
Wildcats come up a point shy to Rangers in OT in opener
No. 8 Pearl River falls 56-55 to No. 9 Northwest

SENATOBIA - Eighth-ranked Pearl River fell to ninth-ranked Northwest Mississippi 56-55 in overtime in season-opening football action here Thursday in a record-setting offensive confrontation that saw the two rivals amass a combined 1,114 yards of total of ...more

Thursday, Sep 01, 2011
Wildcats trim Eagles
Pearl River men defeat Hinds for first time since 2003 via 2-1 road victory in Raymond

RAYMOND - Pearl River Community College's Wildcats defeated the perennial powerhouse Hinds Eagles for the first time since 2003 with a 2-1 road victory here Tuesday. Freshman Garrett Head of Oak Grove High scored goals in both halves to propel PRCC to the ...more

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