Home Runs Help Power No. 4 Itawamba to a Doubleheader Sweep Over East Central

April 16, 2019

East Central Community College had held its own recently against nationally ranked teams, but the visiting Itawamba Indians overpowered the Warriors in a couple of MACJC baseball games Monday, April 15, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.

No. 4 ranked Itawamba scored all its runs in two innings to win the opener 12-4 by run-rule in seven innings. The Indians scored eight runs in the first inning and then runs in every inning after that to win the nightcap 26-7. Itawamba hit six home runs in the two games.

ECCC Tennis Teams Finish Seasons in State/Region 23 Tournament

April 14, 2019

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams completed their seasons in the 2019 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State/National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Tournament held April 10-12 in Tupelo.

The East Central men finished in sixth in the nine-team field, while the No. 25 ranked ECCC women finished in fourth place and one spot short of qualifying for the national tournament.

East Central Baseball Wins Opener to Split Doubleheader at No. 7 Pearl River

April 11, 2019

The East Central Community College Warriors picked up a convincing win over the nation’s No. 7 ranked baseball team in game one of a doubleheader and then saw its hopes of a sweep end by an extra inning walk-off home run in the nightcap.

East Central defeated No. 7 Pearl River 8-2 in the opening game of an MACJC baseball doubleheader Wednesday, April 10, at Dub Herring Park on the PRCC campus in Poplarville, before the Wildcats won the second game 2-1 in dramatic fashion.

ECCC to Host 5th Annual High School All-Star Basketball Games

April 10, 2019

East Central Community College will host its fifth annual East Central Mississippi High School All-Star Basketball Games Saturday, April 13, in the Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the Decatur campus.

The Underclass Women’s All-Star Game begins at 2:30 p.m., the Senior Women’s All-Star Game at 4 p.m., the Underclass Men’s All-Star Game at 5:00 p.m., and the Senior Men’s All-Star Game at 7:30 p.m.

Admission is $8 for the day.

Strong Pitching Performance Helps East Central to Softball Split at Southwest

April 10, 2019

Freshman Braelyn Boykin pitched a four-hitter in the nightcap to help the East Central Community College Lady Warriors defeat the Southwest Lady Bears 2-1 and salvage a split in MACJC softball action Tuesday, April 9, in Summit.

East Central tried to rally from an eight-run deficit in the opener, but fell short 9-7.


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