February 7, 2017

After falling behind by seven points at the half, the East Central Community College men’s basketball team fought back to beat Meridian Community College 80-74 Monday, Feb. 6, in Meridian.

The Warriors put up 50 points in the second half to earn the road victory.

Sophomore Tonzell Handy out of Lanier High School posted a double-double performance with 26 points and 11 rebounds. Cayman “C.J.” Ruffin of Neshoba Central High School finished with 12 points and Jaylon Bardley of New Hope High School added 11 points and four steals.

February 7, 2017

The East Central Community College women’s basketball team fought off a Meridian Community College second half surge to beat MCC 78-74 Monday, Feb. 6, in Meridian.

The Lady Warriors led by double-digits most of the contest, and by as many as 16 in the first half, but the Lady Eagles battled back to trail by just one with 55 seconds left in the game.

Feb. 7, 2017

The East Central Community College Wall O’ Sound Band will hold workshops and auditions for Drum Major, Centralettes dance line, color guard and drum line this spring.

Centralette workshops will be held in the South Campus Gymnasium from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, and Tuesday, April 4; and from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 27.

February 7, 2017

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams both lost matches to nationally ranked Meridian Community College teams Monday, Feb. 6, in Meridian.

Feb. 7, 2017

East Central Community College will hold its annual Black History Month program Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, on the Decatur campus.

Activities begin at 7 p.m. in the Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium.

There is no charge for admission.

Pastor Stan Jones from Jerusalem Temple in Philadelphia will serve as guest speaker.

The ECCC Gospel Choir sponsors the Black History Program and will also perform.

February 6, 2017


The ECCC men's tennis team knocked off No. 15 Marion 6-3 on Feb. 3. (EC Photo)

The East Central Community College men’s tennis team opened its 2017 season with a convincing 6-3 upset over No. 15 nationally ranked Marion Military Institute in a match played Friday, Feb. 3, in Marion, Ala.

February 2, 2017


Tonzell Handy drives for a basket en route to his career-high 33 points in the upset of Southwest. (EC Photo)

February 3, 2017


Freshman center Curtisha Coleman goes up for two of her game-high 24 points in the loss to Southwest. (EC Photo)

February 2, 2017

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a Home Maintenance and Repair Course at the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career & Technical Center beginning Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.

The class will meet from 6 to 9 pm. on Monday nights for eight consecutive weeks.

Cost to attend is $150 per person and James Boykin will serve as instructor.

February 2, 2017

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a Welding course at the Louisville/Winston County Career & Technical Center beginning Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.

The class will meet from 3 to 9 pm. Tuesday through Thursday for three consecutive weeks. Instruction includes GMAW, FCAW, and MCAW processes.

Cost to attend is $150 per person and Shane McDaniel will serve as instructor.

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