Last Second TD Gives Northeast Gridiron Victory Over East Central--Game Recap

September 9, 2016

Northeast Mississippi Community College found the end-zone with 28 seconds left in the ballgame to pull out a 24-21 win against the East Central Community College in football action Thursday, Sept. 8, in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

For the second straight week the Warriors faced a back and forth battle.

Northeast began the scoring with a 37-yard field goal to go up 3-0 with 5:30 left in the first quarter.

ECCC Football falls to Holmes in Season Home Opener--Recap

The East Central Community College Warrior football team lost a hard-fought ballgame in front of a standing room only crowd during “Black-Out” night at Bailey Stadium Sept. 1 on the Decatur campus.

The Warriors scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to close the gap, but eventually fell to the Holmes Community College Bulldogs 48-40 during opening week of Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges play.

ECCC Plans Military Appreciation Night Sept. 8

East Central Community College will honor all military veterans with free admission, recognition, and tailgating when the Warrior football team hosts Northeast Mississippi Community College on Thursday, Sept. 8.

Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

All military veterans and their families will be admitted free to the MACJC battle and are invited to participate in Warrior Club tailgating activities scheduled on the deck inside Bailey Stadium beginning at 5:30 p.m.

East Central Warrior Football Kickoffs 2016 Season Sept. 1

Coming off the best season in 16 years, fourth-year East Central Community College head football coach Ken Karcher anticipates another successful season for the Warriors in 2016.

East Central finished the 2015 season ranked No. 10 in the National Junior College Athletic Association Top 20 poll after winning the C.H.A.M.P.S Heart of Texas Bowl last December.

Karcher’s squad will have to continue improving on both sides of the ball in order to carry last year’s success into the 2016 season.

ECCC student-athletes receive state, national recognition for academic performance

Several East Central Community College student-athletes received state and national recognition for academic performance during the 2015-16 academic year on the Decatur campus.

In all, 65 ECCC student-athletes were recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association, the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, or both organizations.

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