February 26, 2020

East Central Community College President Billy Stewart and MSU President Mark E. Keenum sign a memorandum of understanding Wednesday to formalize a pathway for technical education students at ECCC to complete MSU’s new Bachelor of Applied Science program. (Photo by Beth Wynn)

February 26, 2020

The nationally ranked East Central Community College tennis teams swept the visitors from Hinds in tennis action on the Decatur campus Feb. 25, with the Lady Warriors winning 7-2 and the Warriors getting an 8-1 victory.

With the wins, the No. 21 Lady Warriors are now 5-2 on the season and the No. 20 Warriors are 3-3.

February 26, 2020

The East Central Community College Warrior football program has rescheduled its open tryouts until Thursday, Feb. 27, at Bailey Stadium on the ECCC campus in Decatur.

Weather caused the postponement of the tryouts originally scheduled for Feb. 26.

Those football players interested in trying out for the ECCC football team should report to the stadium for registration at 10 a.m. The tryouts will begin at 10:30 a.m. There is no cost to tryout.

Prospective players should bring their own cleats and gear to workout in.

February 25, 2020

These area educators recently attended the annual High School Counselors’ Workshop at East Central Community College in Decatur, where they were provided information on academic transfer, career-technical and healthcare programs, ACT testing, financial aid, scholarships, housing and admissions.

February 25, 2020

East Central Community College will hold workshops and/or auditions this spring for 2020-21 performing arts groups, including the Color Guard, Centralettes dance line, and Drum Major.

February 24, 2020

East Central catcher Gavin Bailey (Newton County) watches his home run leave the bat in the bottom of the third inning in game one against East Mississippi. (EC Photo)

February 23, 2020

The No. 14 ranked East Central Community College Lady Warriors compiled a 2-2 record over the two-day Rush Invitational Softball Tournament Feb. 22-23 in Meridian.

The games were played at Northeast Park Softball Complex in Meridian.

East Central is now 6-2 overall on the season.

The Lady Warriors opened the tournament Saturday morning with a 12-2, five-inning win over Parkland College out of Champaign, Ill.

February 22, 2020

The No. 21 ranked East Central Community College men’s tennis team avenged a season-opening loss to Itawamba with a 5-4 win, while the No. 20 ECCC Lady Warriors defeated the Itawamba Lady Indians 7-2 for the second time this season in matches played Friday, Feb. 21, on the ICC campus in Fulton.

With the win, the Lady Warriors are now 4-2 on the season and the Warriors are 2-3. The Itawamba men are now 3-3, while the Lady Indians are 0-5.

The two teams opened the season back on Jan. 31 with matches on the ECCC campus.