ECCC Basketball Teams Sweep Hinds on Sophomore Night in Decatur

February 19, 2019

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams both moved a step closer to postseason play with big wins over Hinds Community College in the final home games of the season in Bracken-Wood Gym in Decatur Monday, Feb. 18.

The ECCC Lady Warriors took care of business in the opener with a 76-59 win over the Hinds Lady Bulldogs. The Warriors, needing a win to stay in contention for a postseason berth, defeated the Hinds Bulldogs 85-68.

ECCC Baseball Drops 2 Games in Weekend Action in Ellisville

February 18, 2019

The East Central Community College baseball team fell to No. 16 ranked Southeastern Iowa and perennial MACJC power Jones College in action Saturday, Feb. 16, at Community Bank Park on the Jones campus in Ellisville.

East Central picked up the two Saturday games in Ellisville after its scheduled doubleheader on Feb. 17 against Jefferson College (Mo.) at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur was canceled due to expected rain.

ECCC Tennis Teams Continue Hot Play With Shutouts at Southwest

February 16, 2019

The East Central Community College tennis teams swept Southwest Mississippi Community College 9-0 in matches Friday, Feb. 15, in McComb their second shutout sweeps of an MACJC opponent of the week.

Both teams also swept Holmes Community College 9-0 in matches earlier in the week. The ECCC men are now 4-1 on the season, while the Lady Warriors are 3-2.

ECCC Basketball Teams Keep Playoff Hopes Alive with Sweep at Meridian

February 15, 2019

The East Central Community College basketball teams kept their playoffs hopes alive as they went on the road and swept MACJC South Division opponent Meridian in action Thursday, Feb. 14, at Graham Coliseum in The Queen City.

The ECCC Lady Warriors opened the evening with a 58-48 win over the Lady Eagles, followed by the Warriors defeating the Meridian Eagles 67-48.

ECCC Warriors Gain Split in Season Opening Baseball Doubleheader With Nunez

February 14, 2019

The East Central Community College Warriors traveled south to Chalmette, La., to open the 2019 baseball season Wednesday, Feb. 13, and came home to Decatur with a doubleheader split with the NJCAA Division I Nunez Community College Pelicans.

The games were played at the Noel Suarez Stadium at Chalmette High School.

East Central won the opener 6-2, before falling to the Pelicans in the nightcap 6-3.

With the split, the Warriors open the season 1-1. Nunez is 4-3.

ECCC Tennis Teams Both Win 9-0 in MACJC Matches at Holmes

February 14, 2019

The East Central Community College tennis teams picked up a pair of 9-0 road wins over the teams from Holmes Community College in matches played Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Goodman.

With the shutout wins, the ECCC men are now 3-1 on the season, while the Lady Warriors improved to 2-2.

“Our women needed this win,” said ECCC head coach Jay Pacelli. “I’m counting on this to be the start of good things to come. It was also nice to see our talented first-year players get victories.”


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