ECCC Men’s Basketball Opens Season with Road Victory

November 4, 2016

A pair of free throws by freshman point guard Jaylon Chiles with eight seconds to play gave the East Central Community College Warriors a 64-62 win over Coahoma Community College in the season opener played in Clarksdale Thursday, Nov. 3.

Chiles, a product of Biloxi High School, scored 11 points and dished out four assists in just 13 minutes of play.

East Central led by as many as 12 points in the first half before the Tigers closed the gap to 32-27 at intermission.

ECCC to Offer Free Admission to Area Youth League Football Players/Coaches for Football Playoff Game

November 1, 2016

The East Central Community College Department of Athletics is inviting all youth league football players and their coaches in the college’s five-county service area to attend the Warriors’ MACJC semifinal football playoff game Saturday, Nov. 5.

East Central will face the No. 4 ranked Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers Saturday, with kickoff at 2 p.m. from Bailey Stadium in Decatur.

East Central Football Warriors to Host State Semifinal Playoff Game Nov. 5

October 31, 2016

The East Central Community College Football Warriors will host the defending national champion and No. 5 ranked Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers in the semifinals of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges state playoffs Saturday, Nov. 5.

Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at Bailey Stadium on the East Central campus in Decatur. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students.

ECCC Men’s Soccer Ends Season with Quarterfinal Loss

October 26, 2016

The East Central Community College men’s soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 5-1 loss to the Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears in an MACJC quarterfinal matchup in Bailey Stadium in Decatur Tuesday, Oct. 25.

ECCC’s lone goal was by Fredy Gutierrez of Pontotoc High School on a penalty kick.

Coach Kenneth Thompson’s men’s squad finished 9-8 on the season and 5-3 in the North Division.

ECCC Women’s Soccer Team Falls to Pearl River in the MACJC Playoffs

October 26, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team ended its season after falling 1-0 to Pearl River Community College in overtime of the quarterfinals of the MACJC playoffs Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Bailey Stadium in Decatur.

Coach Gray Massey’s East Central squad finished the season 12-4 overall and 6-2 in the North Division.

This year’s team had the best start in school history at 9-0. The women have finished in the second place in the MACJC North Division three years in a row.

 

East Central Football Falls at No. 5 Northwest in Non-Division Action

October 21, 2016

East Central Community College’s fourth quarter comeback fell short as the Warriors lost a tough 20-14 football game to No. 5 nationally ranked and defending national champion Northwest Mississippi Community College Thursday, Oct. 20, in Senatobia.

The Warriors trailed 20-0 at the half, but the defense held the Rangers scoreless the second half putting East Central in a position for a comeback.

East Central Men’s Soccer Falls to Hinds in Regular Season Finale

October 20, 2016

The East Central Community College men’s soccer team fell to Hinds Community College 6-0 in MACJC North Division action Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Soccer Complex on the Decatur campus.

The Warriors were not able to score in their final regular season game against the Eagles.

The ECCC men’s soccer team finished second in the division and will host Southwest Mississippi Community College in the first round of the playoffs in Bailey Stadium in Decatur on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7:00 p.m. 

ECCC Women’s Soccer Concludes Regular Season with 6-0 Win

October 20, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team finished regular season play on a high note with a 6-0 win over Hinds Community College Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Soccer Complex on the Decatur campus.

Sophomore Kenzie Jenkins of McLaurin High School began the scoring for ECCC off an assist by TaNissa McNair of Forest High School.

Defender Gabby Gross of Lewisburg High School added another first half score for East Central.

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