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.
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.
ECCC Will ‘Black-Out Bailey’ at Thursday’s Season Opening Football Game
The East Central Community College Warriors will open their 2016 football season Thursday, Sept. 1, against Holmes Community College, and all Warrior fans are encouraged to wear black to the annual “Black-Out Bailey” night.
If you can’t watch the East Central Community College Warriors play football in person this season, listen on the radio or watch the live stream video.
The ECCC Warriors open the 2016 football campaign Thursday, Sept. 1, when they host the Holmes Community College Bulldogs at 6:30 p.m. in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.
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.
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.
December 5, 2015
The No 15 East Central Community College Warriors turned three first quarter turnovers into points to build an early lead and set the pace in a 35-21 victory today over the No. 20 Kilgore College Rangers in the 2015 C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl.
The game was played in the 10,000-seat Bulldawg Stadium in Copperas Cove, Texas.
East Central turned an interception and two fumbles into touchdowns in the first quarter to race to a 21-0 lead.