September 12, 2018

Former Mississippi College standout Kristen Sampson is the new volunteer assistant women’s basketball coach at East Central Community College after most recently serving as a graduate assistant at her alma mater.

ECCC Head Women’s Coach LaTaryl Williams announced Sampson’s hiring as he begins preparations for his first season leading the Lady Warriors.

September 10, 2018

The East Central Community College softball and baseball teams are hosting a 27-hole golf scramble tournament Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Decatur Country Club, with all proceeds going to support the two programs.

The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. Each two-person team will play nine holes before taking a lunch break. The teams will then be flighted before the final 18 holes of the tournament are played in the afternoon.

September 8, 2018

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs took a 5-1 win over the East Central Community College Lady Warriors, and the Bulldogs followed with a 4-0 shutout of the East Central Warriors in MACJC North Division soccer action Friday, Sept. 7, at Bailey Stadium on the ECCC campus in Decatur.

East Central’s only goal in the women’s match came in the first half off the foot of freshman forward Bethany Hand of Dublin Ireland. It was the first goal allowed this season by the Holmes Lady Bulldogs.

September 7, 2018

Freshman wide receiver Depodray Coburn II out of Noxapater bulls into the end zone for an East Central first half score in a 34-28 upset at No. 14 Itawamba. (EC Photo)

September 6, 2018

Powered by a pair of goals from sophomore midfielder Vitor Gomes, the East Central Community College Warriors won their first soccer match of the young season 3-2 over the home-standing Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers. The East Central women fell short in their bid for a win in a 4-2 loss to the Lady Rangers.

The MACJC North Division matches were played Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the Northwest campus in Senatobia.

August 31, 2018

The East Central Community College soccer teams opened their home seasons Friday, Aug. 31, dropping a pair of matches to visiting MACJC North Division foe Itawamba Community College at the Soccer Field in Decatur.

The Lady Warriors took a 1-0 lead into halftime but could not hold on as the Itawamba Lady Indians scored two second half goals for the 2-1 win.

Freshman forward Leah Anderson of Leyland, England, got East Central’s first half goal.

August 31, 2018

ECCC freshman wide receiver Jaylen Zachery comes down with a 35-yard desperation touchdown pass from quarterback Mario Asagunla as the first half ended against Northwest. (EC Photo)

August 30, 2018

The East Central Community College Small Business Development Center will offer a free seminar on “How to Develop a Business Plan” Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in the college’s Workforce Development Center located at 52 9th Street in Decatur.

August 30, 2018

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer several classes at the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career-Technical Center beginning in September. The center is located at 900 Valley View Drive in Philadelphia.

Sewing and Embroidery will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Mondays beginning Sept. 10 for eight consecutive weeks. The cost is $150 per person and Jill Powe will serve as instructor.