11 Warriors, Coach Karcher Receive Postseason Football Honors

December 4, 2016

Eleven members of the 2016 East Central Community College Warrior football team received postseason honors from the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the National Junior College Athletic Association. In addition, for the second year in a row Head Coach Ken Karcher was selected as the MACJC South Division Coach of the Year.

Four Warriors were named MACJC First Team All-State and seven were named MACJC Second Team All-State. One was included on the NJCAA All-Region 23 Team.

Lady Warriors Win High-Scoring Games in EC Classic

November 30, 2016

The East Central Lady Warriors eclipsed the 100 point total twice over the Thanksgiving holidays defeating Louisiana State University Eunice 108-87 and Wallace Community College-Selma out of Alabama 107-64 in the EC Classic held in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium in Decatur Nov. 21-22.

The Lady Warriors have scored 100 or more points in three straight basketball games.

In the LSU Eunice matchup, freshman forward Autumn Taylor of Newton High School led all scorers with 23 points and also had six steals.

ECCC Warrior Baseball Players Sign to Play at Four-Year Colleges

November 16, 2016

Four East Central Community College baseball players signed National Letters of Intent for the November signing period to continue their baseball careers at four-year colleges and universities.

“We are very proud of all four of these young men as they continue their education and baseball careers,” said Head Baseball Coach Neal Holliman. “They have all been great representatives of our college and will be major contributors for us this upcoming season.”

Second Half Comeback Gives East Central Warriors Win Over Coahoma

November 15, 2016

A second half comeback gave the East Central Community College men’s basketball a hard fought 74-66 win over the Coahoma Community College Tigers Monday, Nov. 14, in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium in Decatur.

The Warriors trailed by a dozen at the half, but outscored the Tigers by 20 in points the second half to pull off the comeback win.

ECCC Lady Warriors Win High-Scoring Basketball Contest Against Coahoma

November 15, 2016

The East Central Community College Lady Warriors had three players score 20 or more points en route to a high-scoring 104-97 victory against Coahoma Community College Monday, Nov. 14, in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the Decatur campus.

Freshman forward Autumn Taylor of Newton High School had 23 points and brought down 13 rebounds. Freshman guard Khelsea Foster of Arcadia (La.) High School was the leading scorer for ECCC with 25 points. Laneisha Jeans of Pine Forest (Fla.) High School added 20 points for the Lady Warriors.

East Central Women’s Basketball Defeats Rival EMCC 66-65

November 11, 2016

The East Central Community College Lady Warriors squeaked out a one-point win, 66-65, over the visiting East Mississippi Community College Lady Lions Thursday, Nov. 10, in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the Decatur campus.

The Lady Warriors held a 15-point advantage going into the fourth quarter, 55-40, but EMCC was able to close to within one point in the closing seconds of the contest.

Sophomore Shadejha Brown of Lake High School hit a pair of last second free throws to secure the win for East Central.

Team Unity, Depth are Keys to East Central Men’s Basketball Season

November 8, 2016

If the East Central Community College men’s basketball team is to return to the state playoffs after a year’s absence, it’s going to be because of quality depth and team unity.

Along with a lot of new faces.

Head Coach Robert Thompson enters his fourth season at the helm of the Warrior basketball program with a dozen new players, all freshmen. Gone are all five starters and the top reserve from last year’s team, which finished just short of making the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges state playoffs.

New Faces Highlight 2016-17 East Central Women’s Basketball Team

November 8, 2016

Fresh off a state championship season, East Central Community College Women’s Basketball Coach Crandal Porter has a lot of holes to fill if the Lady Warriors want to repeat their magical run of last season.

The Lady Warriors won the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State Championship last February with a 75-63 win over Itawamba, before falling in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Tournament. Along the way, East Central won 19 straight games.

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