ECCC’s Annual Meet the Warriors Pep Rally for Fall Sports is Aug. 28

August 16, 2017

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and student-athlete introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 28, at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

Members of ECCC’s football, men’s golf, and men’s and women’s soccer teams will be introduced by their coaches.

Performing groups include the Wall O’ Sound Marching Band, Centralettes dance line, and Warrior cheerleading squad.

ECCC President Dr. Billy Stewart will also speak.

Two-Time NCAA National Championship-Winning Soccer Coach to Present Clinic at ECCC

July 20, 2017

Two-Time NCAA National Championship-Winning Soccer Coach to Present Clinic at ECCC

Randy Waldrum, who won more than 475 matches and two NCAA Division I National Championships as a college soccer coach, will present a Coaches Clinic, Saturday, Aug. 12, at East Central Community College in Decatur.

The clinic will be held at the ECCC Soccer Complex on the north end of campus. The cost for soccer coaches to participate is $50.

ECCC Announces 2017 Football Schedule

May 31, 2017

Coming off its first Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges South Division title in program history, the East Central Community College football team will play five road games in 2017, including the first two games of the season.

The Warriors finished the 2016 season with a 5-5 overall record, including a South Division title and second straight trip to the state playoffs. It was the first time in 40 years that the Warriors competed in the state playoffs in consecutive seasons. 

ECCC Softball Players Earn Postseason Recognition

May 30, 2017

Six freshmen and one sophomore who helped the East Central Community College Lady Diamond Warrior Softball team to postseason play during the 2017 season were recognized recently for their efforts.

Freshman pitcher Kaitlyn Oswalt out of Heritage Academy in Columbus was named National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23. Oswalt posted a 22-5 record in the circle with three saves and 108 strikeouts.

ECCC Baseball Announces End-of-Season Team Awards

May 29, 2017

East Central Community College head baseball coach Neal Holliman recently announced those members of the 2017 Diamond Warriors receiving team postseason recognition.

Sophomore infielder/outfielder Cole Prestegard out of Huntsville (Ala.) High School was named the team’s Most Valuable Player.

Sophomore pitcher Christian Bellew out of Gulfport High School, Most Valuable Pitcher.

Sophomore outfielder Johntrell Pickens out of Philadelphia High School, Best Teammate.

East Central Baseball Players Receive Postseason Honors

May 23, 2017

Several East Central Community College Diamond Warriors were selected to the National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 Baseball Team and the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-State Baseball Team following the 2017 season.

East Central compiled an overall record of 33-17 and participated in the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament May 17-21.

Sophomore Cole Prestegard of Huntsville (Ala.) High School was named to the 2017 NJCAA All-Region 23 Team and the MACJC All-State First Team.

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