The East Central Community College cheerleaders are getting ready to kick off the fall 2016 sports season when the Warrior football team hosts Holmes Community College Thursday, Sept. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus. ECCC cheerleaders for the 2016-17 academic year and their respective high schools include, front row, from left, Kaitlyn Evans of East Rankin Academy, Kirbi Hurst and Codi Ballard of Newton County, Aerial Green of Leake Central, Mallory Myers of Newton County, Kayla Rawson of Kosciusko, Kaitlyn Decker of Newton County, and Kristen Kennedy of Union; back row, from left, Jacob Mott of Newton County, Matthew Morea of McLaurin, Cole Hodgins of Neshoba Central, Landin Hutchison of Leake Central, Joshua Parkman of Lake, Ashton Killen of Neshoba Central, Wes Spears of Newton County, and Nathan Burns of Leake Central. Pauline Karcher of Decatur serves as cheerleader sponsor. (EC Photo)