April 20, 2017

Battling for playoff positioning, the East Central Community College baseball team picked up a crucial doubleheader sweep over Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson on Wednesday, April 19.

East Central overcame an early deficit to win game one 11-9 and then took the nightcap 16-8.

With the wins, East Central improved to 26-12 overall and 12-8 in MACJC league play. More importantly, the Warriors moved into a tie for fifth place in league play with the top nine teams qualifying for post-season play.

April 20, 2017

The No. 9 nationally ranked East Central Community College Lady Warrior softball team swept the visiting Southwest Mississippi Community College Lady Bears in an MACJC doubleheader Wednesday, April 19, at the Softball Park in Decatur.

East Central won the first game 2-1 and followed that with a 9-1 win in the nightcap.

East Central is now 38-6 on the season and 21-5 in MACJC league play. Southwest fell to 18-23 and 14-12 in league play.

 

April 19, 2017

East Central Community College in Decatur recently announced the selection of Business and Office Technology instructor Christy Ferguson of Philadelphia as the 2016-17 Instructor of the Year.

Upon notification of her selection, Ferguson said, “Wow! … I am thankful to my Heavenly Father, family and coworkers for their continued support of my educational endeavors.”

April 19, 2017

ECCC Cancels Saturday’s WarriorFest Due to Potential Weather Issues

East Central Community College’s 2017 WarriorFest scheduled for Saturday, April 22, has been canceled due to potential weather issues that day.

WarriorFest is an annual spring event sponsored by the ECCC Alumni Association.

April 17, 2017

A new national study on how colleges shape students’ prospects of upward economic mobility indicates that graduates of East Central Community College in Decatur are getting a high return on their tuition investment over their lifetimes.

April 15, 2017

After dropping two games at home to Hinds earlier in the week, the East Central Community College Warriors got back on the winning track with a doubleheader sweep over Northeast Mississippi Community College Friday, April 14, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.

East Central won the opener 10-1 and took the nightcap 9-2.

April 15, 2017

East Central Community College picked up a pair of wins over East Mississippi Community College in MACJC softball action Friday, April 14, in Scooba.

The No. 8 ranked Lady Diamond Warriors took game one by an 8-3 score and came back to win game two 9-1 in five innings.

East Central improved to 36-6 on the year and 21-5 in MACJC league play. The Lady Warriors remain in third place in the 15-team league.

April 13, 2017

Both the Jones County Junior College men’s and women’s tennis teams picked up wins over East Central Community College in matches played Wednesday, April 12, at the Tennis Complex in Decatur.

The East Central women fell 7-2 while the men dropped a 6-3 match. On the season, the East Central men are now 12-7 and the women are 8-11.

April 12, 2017

The No. 8 ranked East Central Community College softball team split a doubleheader against the No. 7 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Lady Bulldogs in Moss Point Tuesday, April 11.

The Lady Diamond Warriors lost the first game of the afternoon 9-8, but picked up a 10-5 victory over the Lady Bulldogs in game two.

With the split, ECCC is now 34-6 overall and 19-5 in MACJC league play.

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