October 28, 2017

The season came to an end for the East Central Community College men’s soccer team Saturday, Oct. 28, with a 3-0 loss to Pearl River Community College in the semifinals of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State/National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Tournament played at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.

Pearl River scored three second half goals to break a scoreless halftime tie to get the win and advance to the tournament finals.

October 27, 2017

East Central Community College will honor military veterans by hosting its Military Appreciation Breakfast Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, on the Decatur campus.

The annual event begins with a complimentary breakfast at 7 a.m. in the Gold Room of Mabry Cafeteria.

All community veterans are encouraged to attend.

The keynote address for the breakfast will be given by Maj. Gen. Janson D. Boyles, Adjutant General of Mississippi.

October 26, 2017


Sophomore running back Donterrius Poe fights for some of his 71 first half rushing yards against Southwest. The Philadelphia High School product came off the bench to ignite the Warriors’ running game. (EC Photo)

October 26, 2017

Theta Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, at East Central Community College in Decatur will host “Fairy Tale Ball,” its second annual prom for special needs students, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at Pierce Castle located on Chapel Hill Road in Newton County.

October 19, 2017

East Central Community College in Decatur was recently awarded a Mississippi Crossroads Consortium Families First Grant to assist students in achieving the skills necessary for middle skill jobs.

October 23, 2017

The East Central Community College men’s basketball team will host five other teams in a Preseason Jamboree on Saturday, Oct. 28, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the Decatur campus.

Admission is $8 per person to the Jamboree, which serves as a fundraiser for the program. Concessions will be sold.

October 19, 2017

The East Central Community College Art Club will sponsor a Haunted House from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, October 30- 31, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center on the Decatur campus.

"The ECCC Art Club hopes that anyone who gets enjoyment from fear, adrenaline, and the unknown will attend the Haunted House,” said art instructor Jeffrey Hodges. “We are striving to send chills down the spines of everyone who enters the Haunted House.”

The event is a fundraiser for the club and the cost is $5 for everyone over age 6.

October 22, 2017

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team got goals from three different players en route to a 3-1 win over Southwest Mississippi Community College Friday, Oct. 20, in Summit.

East Central completed its season with a 6-4-2 overall record and 3-4-1 in the MACJC North Division. Southwest completed its season 4-10 overall and 1-7 in the MACJC South Division.

It was the fourth straight winning season for the East Central women, and the first time the Lady Warriors missed the playoffs since 2013.

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