February 27, 2019

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams fell to the nationally ranked Meridian Community College teams in matches played Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Northeast Tennis Center in Meridian.

The Meridian men defeated East Central 8-1, while the Meridian women were victorious over the East Central women 7-2.

The Meridian Eagles are ranked No. 20 in the latest Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association NJCAA Top 25, while the Meridian Lady Eagles are No. 23.

February 26, 2019

After winning five straight games just to get into the 2019 MACJC State Basketball Tournament, the East Central Community College Warriors ran out of steam in the first round dropping a 70-53 decision the North Division No. 1 Seeded East Mississippi Lions Tuesday, Feb. 26, in Ellisville.

This year’s tournament is being played at A.B. Howard Gymnasium on the Jones College campus.

February 26, 2019

Freshman catcher Anna McNeer hit a pair of home runs and drove in six runs to help the East Central Community College softball team split a pair of games Monday, Feb. 25, in Ellisville.

The ECCC Lady Warriors scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and five more in the sixth to run-rule the East Mississippi Lady Lions 12-4 in the nightcap, bouncing back from a 17-7 loss earlier in the day to the No. 1 ranked and defending national champion Jones College Lady Bobcats.

February 25, 2019

After having rain force the cancellation of its own Rush Invitational Baseball Tournament, the East Central Community College Warriors traveled to south Alabama to pick up a pair of Saturday games, losing a 6-0 decision to Wallace Community College-Dothan and holding on for an 8-7 win over Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.

The two games were played Saturday, Feb. 23, on the campus of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Andalusia, Ala.

February 22, 2019

A heartbreaking, last-second loss to No. 9 Pearl River back on Feb. 4 left the East Central Community College Warriors with a 1-8 record in the MACJC South Division and little chance of qualifying for postseason play and a trip to the state basketball tournament.

The Warriors could ill afford another loss if they had any hopes of advancing to the postseason after a one-year absence.

February 19, 2019

East Central Community College in Decatur will offer a new program in Diesel Equipment Technology in Philadelphia  beginning in Fall 2019, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

February 19, 2019

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams both moved a step closer to postseason play with big wins over Hinds Community College in the final home games of the season in Bracken-Wood Gym in Decatur Monday, Feb. 18.

The ECCC Lady Warriors took care of business in the opener with a 76-59 win over the Hinds Lady Bulldogs. The Warriors, needing a win to stay in contention for a postseason berth, defeated the Hinds Bulldogs 85-68.