September 30, 2016

The East Central Community College football team held No. 18 Copiah-Lincoln Community College in check for three full quarters, before a fourth quarter surge by the Wolves resulted in a 34-23 win over the Warriors in Stone Stadium in Wesson Thursday, Sept. 29.

East Central led 23-7 in the fourth quarter before the Co-Lin Wolves scored the last 27 points of the game to pull out the win against the Warriors.

September 29, 2016

The East Central Community College men’s soccer team defeated Meridian Community College 4-3 in overtime Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Bailey Stadium in Decatur.

ECCC jumped out to an early lead with goals by Blake Bonds of Germantown High School, assisted by Fredy Gutierrez of Pontotoc High School, and Gutierrez.

MCC fought back to tie the match up 2-2 at the half.

Gutierrez scored once again in the second half, before MCC tied the match 3-3 to send it to overtime.

September 29, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team remained undefeated on the season with a 5-0 non-division win over the Meridian Community College’s Lady Eagles in Bailey Stadium in Decatur on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

The win improved East Central’s record to 9-0 on the season. It is the longest winning streak in program history, topping last year’s then-record eight straight victories to open the 2015 season.

East Central Community College in Decatur is making it easier than ever for prospective students to enroll in classes, as members of a new student recruiting team will be visiting high schools throughout the district this fall and spring.

September 27, 2016

East Central Community College recognized numerous scholarship recipients and donor representatives during the annual ECCC Scholarship Awards Reception held recently on the Decatur campus.

During the event, 118 students received 130 Foundation scholarships valued at $99,574.

September 26, 2016

East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis players won 18 singles and doubles matches at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Championships, with freshman Tom Langelaar winning a singles title.

The regionals were held Sept. 21-24 at host Meridian Community College.

Langelaar of Veldhoven, Netherlands, won the men’s singles back draw by winning five straight matches. He defeated sophomore Chris Crapps of Hinds Community College 8-6 in the finals.

September 26, 2016

The East Central Community College men’s soccer team fell to Pearl River Community College 1-0 in overtime Friday, Sept. 23, in Bailey Stadium, but went on the road to defeat Copiah-Lincoln Community College 2-1 on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Sophomore forward Will Stewart of Newton County High School made both goals in the Co-Lin match-up.

East Central was able to get on the board first with Stewart’s first half goal assisted by Blake Bonds of Germantown High School.