Pearl River Community College

Tim’s Two Cents: WDAM sports director Taylor Curet

Curet talks about USM baseball, postseason possibilities for Pine Belt high school baseball teams and WCU athletics.

  Wildcats capture 2021 MACCC Title

PRCC’s Dailey earns MACCC goalkeeper honor

PRCC to host high school all-star basketball games

  Wildcats wrap up spring football

  Pair of Warriors sign next-level scholarships

PRCC’s Gartman picks up 4th ‘Pitcher of Week’ honor

Continued Coverage

PRCC’s Bowman earns 2nd consecutive MACCC weekly nod

MACCC honors 5 from Jones College, 3 from Pearl River CC

No. 2 PRCC baseball sweeps No. 20 Hinds

PRCC pleased with turnout for 1st rodeo

PRCC men’s basketball earns share of MACCC regular-season title

  Pearl River Wildcats host first rodeo in Poplarville

  No. 7 PRCC baseball rallies twice to sweep Gulf Coast

Pearl River CC baseball swept Mississippi Gulf Coast CC for a second time this season Wednesday.

Tim’s Two Cents: WDAM sports director Taylor Curet

This week's episode will feature WDAM's sports director Taylor Curet.

Jones, Pearl River CC split baseball doubleheader

The "Catfight" featured two baseball programs ranked among the top 15 nationally.

Tim’s Two Cents podcast with PRCC men’s basketball coach Chris Oney

On this week’s episode of Tim’s Two Cents, we sit down with Pearl River Community College men’s basketball coach Chris Oney.

Weather forces PRCC athletics’ schedule changes

PRCC’s Gartman named MACCC’s ‘Pitcher o’Week’

PRCC’s Brown named men’s basketball Player o’Week

Co-Lin holds off PRCC women, 63-60, Thursday

  Pearl River rounds out 2021 signing class

  Tae Hardy finding groove with Golden Eagles

  PRCC basketball continues grind toward 2021 season

Pearl River Community College’s historic 28-0 season seems like a lifetime ago. Granted, it did take place in a pre-Coronavirus world.Yet, it’s been less than a year since the Wildcats became Mississippi’s first junior college program to earn the top seed in the NJCAA Tournament.

  Year in Review: 2020 Sports in the Pine Belt

Six Pine Belt teams traveled to Jackson the first week of December, five left with gold balls. And when you thought about how 2020 started, it truly was a remarkable finish.

PRCC sends 2 football players to next level in early signing period

PRCC linebacker Noah Mitchell and receiver Stetson Moore signed to play football at the next level last week.

Wildcats outscore Southwest in 4th quarter to claim 37-26 victory

Pearl River Community College quarterback Jakob Greer accounted for 380 yards offense and three touchdowns in the Wildcats' 37-26 victory Southwest Community College Thursday at Dobie Holden Stadium

  Jones jumps out early, cruises to 37-13 victory over PRCC

Jones College takes 37-13 victory over Pearl River Community College Thursday.

  PRCC, Jones College prepare for 90th “Catfight”

They’ve been doing battle for nearly a century.When you factor in Jones College and Pearl River Community College are separated by just 60 miles, it’s no wonder this game is considered a “Catfight” the last 90 years.

PRCC’s Mitchell honored as MACCC’s Defensive Player O’Week

Pearl River Community College linebacker Noah Mitchell takes off with an interception in a win against East Central Community College.

Wildcats hand Seth Smith first win at Pearl River

Seth Smith grabs his first collegiate win as the head coach of his alma mater, beating the Warriors 28-21 in Dobie Holden Stadium.

  Seth Smith grabs first win at PRCC; Bobcats suffer last-minute heartache

It took until week three but Seth Smith can finally lift that monkey off his back and celebrate win No. 1 as Pearl River Community College’s head football coach.The Wildcats grinded out a back-and-forth battle with East Central Community College on Thursday for a 28-21 win.

Mistakes prove costly in PRCC’s 27-24 loss at Copiah-Lincoln

Pearl River Community College running back Chris Holifield turns upfield Thursday night at Copiah-Lincoln Community College's H.L. Stone Stadium.

  Gulf Coast builds early lead in 42-25 win over Pearl River

Pearl River Community College fell 45-25 Thursday night to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in the debut of new Wildcats coach Seth Smith.

  October begins with the return of JUCO football

A day some thought may not arrive in 2020 - junior college football returns to Mississippi on Thursday night.Jones College opens against East Central Community College at 7 p.m. at Sim Cooley Field while Pearl River Community College hosts the reigning national champions Mississippi Gulf Coast...

  Jones College, PRCC football schedules set

The stage is set for Junior College football in Mississippi.The Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference released its schedule on Wednesday, which includes six division games for each team.

Jones College, PRCC to kick off football seasons on Oct. 1

The governing board of the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges announced Friday that it had voted to play a six-game football season, starting on Oct. 1.

  JuCo football shift concerns Mississippi practitioners

Jones College coach Steve Buckley.has issues with football among the fall sports being shifted to the spring by the National Junior College Athletic Association because of the coronavirus pandemic.

NJCAA votes to move football, other fall sports to spring

Following the recommendations from the NJCAA Presidential Advisory Council and the NJCAA Board of Regents, the NJCAA has announced its adjusted plan of action for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year.

NJCAA Council recommend moving “majority” of fall sports to spring

An official plan of action is expected to be announced Monday, July 13th.

  Local players plot next move with MiLB season canceled

For the first summer since the league was founded in 1901, there will be no Minor League Baseball season.What seemed inevitable became official on Tuesday with President and CEO Pat O’Conner’s announcement.

  Baseball returns with Deep South Collegiate League

If you build the league, they will come.They came Laurel in droves on Saturday for Opening Day of the Deep South Collegiate League.It’s become a summer sanctuary for many local baseball players who were cheated out of a 2020 season.

5 Wildcats invited to prestigious JuCo hoops showcase in Atlanta

Five Pearl River Community College men's basketball players have been invited to participate in the All-American JUCO Showcase this summer in Atlanta.

  Senior Spotlight - Oak Grove Warriors

It was one of the more talented senior classes Chris McCardle had coached.The 2020 Oak Grove baseball team was on track for a terrific year before it ended at 10-2. The one silver-lining in the Warriors’ abbreviated season is all seven seniors have bright futures ahead...

  USM baseball sees trio depart

Three University of Southern Mississippi baseball players with remaining eligibility will not be returning to the Golden Eagles.

  Senior Spotlight - Petal Panthers

The Panthers were feeling quite well about the 2020 baseball season during their 8-2 start.However, the coronavirus pandemic had other plans and Petal’s campaign came to a short end. In turn, so did the careers of seven seniors...

Senior Spotlight - West Jones Mustangs

This time last year, West Jones was in a dogpile at Trustmark Park celebrating the school’s first state championship.There’s been quite a different mood in May 2020 as the Mustangs haven’t been on a baseball field in two months.

  Senior Spotlight - Seminary Bulldogs

Year two under Clay Bush was going well for Seminary with an 8-4 start.But the Bulldogs’ campaign was cut short by the Coronavirus pandemic, leaving eight seniors robbed of their final high school seasons...

  Senior Spotlight - Northeast Jones Tigers

Northeast Jones got off to a 10-3 start under head coach Jeremy Parker before the Coronavirus pandemic came and swept away the season and high school careers of five seniors...

PRCC women’s basketball trio sign scholarships

Three Pearl River Community College women's basketball players signed scholarships with four-year schools.

Fifth Wildcat headed to senior college

Pearl River Community College guard Kelvin Allen is moving on to continue his basketball career at Rogers State University in Claremore, Okla.

PRCC men’s basketball sends 4 to next level

After an undefeated season, Pearl River Community College sent four men's basketball players to the next level.

USM men’s basketball signs 5

University of Southern Mississippi men's basketball coach Jay Ladner signed five players.

PRCC’s Oney named national Coach of Year

Pearl River Community College men's basketball coach Chris Oney was named National Junior College Athletic Association "Coach of the Year."

PRCC athletics debuts streaming service

The Pearl River Community College men's basketball team poses with its Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and Region 23 championship trophies.

  USM commit Tae Hardy eager for return to DI level

Tae Hardy led Pearl River Community College in several statistical categories during the 2019-20 season...

  A record season ends in “what-if” for PRCC

It’s a question we may never know the answer to. How good was the 2019-20 Pearl River basketball team?The team that emerged from a 22-game regular season, Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges Tournament and Region 23 Tournament with a perfect 28-0 record.

  Extra year of eligibility creates questions among college programs

Just about every corner of the world closed its gates on athletics this week with the threat of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continuing to brew.One corner of Hattiesburg – Pete Taylor Park – joined in. You might not hear many chirps from the “Right Field Roost” in the next few weeks.

  No. 1 PRCC’s championship aspirations postponed

It took until March, but Pearl River Community College finally earned the No. 1 ranking in the NJCAA as the country’s last unbeaten team.The Wildcats navigated the regular season, MACJC Tournament and Region 23 Tournament with a perfect 28-0 record.

  Pearl River sweeps “Catfight,” defends Region 23 Title

Four times Jones College scratched and clawed with Pearl River Community College – and each time the Bobcats were met with a ferocity that has yet to be tamed.The No. 2 Wildcats defended their Region XXIII Championship with a 75-62 win over Jones College on Friday at Mississippi College.

  Jones, PRCC’s fourth meeting is for Region 23 Title

In three meetings with Pearl River Community College this season, Jones College has lost by a combined 16 points – the latter a 90-86 overtime loss in the MACJC Tournament.The Bobcats get a fourth shot at the unbeaten Wildcats on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Region 23 Championship.

Unbeaten PRCC wins men’s state basketball crown

No. 2 Pearl River Community College remained unbeaten on their way to a state championship, downing Northeast Mississippi Community College 79-69 in Thursday's men's basketball final of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges' playoffs.

PRCC women drop heartbreaking overtime loss to Itawamba at MACJC basketball tourney

Pearl River Community College saw its women's basketball season come to an end in a 67-66 overtime loss to Itawamba Community College in the opening round of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges' women's basketball playoffs.

PRCC wins 23rd straight game to reach men’s basketball semifinals

Pearl River Community College moved on to the MACJC men's basketball semifinals Monday with a 79-63 win over Itawamba Community College.

Jones takes down host, E. Miss., in MACJC playoffs

Jones College moved on to the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges' men's basketball semifinals with a 70-65 victory Monday over host East Mississippi Community College.

PRCC women’s basketball reaches MACJC playoffs

Pearl River Community College women's basketball team clinched a playoff spot in next week's opening round of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College's' playoffs.

PRCC men’s hoops’ turns in perfect regular season

Pearl River Community College wrapped up a perfect men's basketball regular season Thursday night with an 81-74 over Meridian Community College.

  Pearl River remains only unbeaten in NJCAA

Twenty-one games in, and still without a blemish on its record.Pearl River Community college enters Thursday’s regular season finale at Meridian Community College as the only remaining NJCAA team with zero losses this season.

Tim’s Two Cents: PRCC men’s basketball coach Chris Oney

On this week’s episode of Tim’s Two Cents, we sit down with Pearl River Community College men’s basketball coach Chris Oney.

PRCC splits opening weekend of softball

Pearl River Community College softball split four games this weekend in the season-opening Chiploa Tournament in Dothan, Ala.

No. 2 Wildcats finish off sweep of Jones

The second-ranked Pearl River Community College Wildcats held off the Jones College Bobcats 74-66 to sweep the men's basketball season series from its archrival.

Jones women lock up ‘Catfight’ victory late

The 10th ranked Jones College women's basketball team held off a last-quarter rally for 70-60 victory over archrival Pearl River Community College Thursday night.

  National Signing Day 2020: Pine Belt athletes make their decisions

Our sports and digital team will keep you updated on the different signings that are taking place across the viewing area.

Ex-PRCC/USM star Moore shows up in Super Bowl

San Francisco safety Tarvarius Moore, a former football standout at Pearl River Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi, showed up Sunday for the 49ers in Super Bowl LIV.

No. 3 PRCC stays unbeaten by beating Co-Lin, 80-57

Third-ranked Pearl River Community College took down Copiah-Lincoln Community College 80-57 in men's basketball recently.

PRCC gains 65-51 victory over Copiah-Lincoln

The Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats took down Copiah-Lincoln Community College, evening the season series at win apiece.

Gulf Coast holds off Pearl River in Thriller

The Bulldogs move to 12-1 after edging out the Wildcats.

#3 Pearl River Rolls Gulf Coast To Remain Unbeaten

The third-ranked Wildcats knocked off undefeated Gulf Coast to remain unbeaten themselves.

Pearl River’s Rod Brown Commits To Tulsa

The Wildcat star will join former Pearl River star Brandon Rachal for the Golden Hurricane.

5th-ranked PRCC dominates Hinds, 96-58

The Pearl River Community College Wildcats jumped out early on the Hinds Community College Bulldogs on their way to a 96-58 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges' men's basketball victory.

PRCC-Jones ‘Catfight’ goes down to wire

Pearl River Community College holds off Jones College, 59-55, at A.B. Howard Gymnasium in Ellisville.