April 13, 2017

Both the Jones County Junior College men’s and women’s tennis teams picked up wins over East Central Community College in matches played Wednesday, April 12, at the Tennis Complex in Decatur.

The East Central women fell 7-2 while the men dropped a 6-3 match. On the season, the East Central men are now 12-7 and the women are 8-11.

April 12, 2017

The No. 8 ranked East Central Community College softball team split a doubleheader against the No. 7 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Lady Bulldogs in Moss Point Tuesday, April 11.

The Lady Diamond Warriors lost the first game of the afternoon 9-8, but picked up a 10-5 victory over the Lady Bulldogs in game two.

With the split, ECCC is now 34-6 overall and 19-5 in MACJC league play.

April 12, 2017

The East Central Community College baseball team was swept by Hinds Community College after letting the Eagles take early leads in both games of the doubleheader at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur Tuesday, April 11.

Hinds took game one 6-3 and the nightcap 13-5.

With the losses, the Warriors dropped to 22-12 overall and 8-8 in MACJC league play. The Eagles improved to 21-9 on the season and 10-4 in the league.

April 11, 2017

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a course in Manufacturing Safety beginning Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Career Advancement Center in Louisville.

The cost is $25 per person and the class meets from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for two consecutive days. Greg Forsythe will serve as instructor.

For more information, contact Hanna McCain, at cmccain@eccc.edu or call 662-773-2292. 

April 11, 2017

ECCC golfer David Barry tees off at the 2017 MACJC State Tournament. (Photo courtesy of Copiah-Lincoln Community College)

East Central Community College in Decatur will again serve as the host site for the annual Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-Star Basketball Games. 

This year's event is set for Friday, April 14. The women's contest begins at 5 p.m. and will be followed by the men's matchup at the Brackeen-Wood Gym. 

April 10, 2017

East Central Community College will host the third annual East Central Mississippi High School All-Star Basketball Games Thursday, April 13, in the Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the Decatur campus.

The women’s contest begins at 6 p.m. and will be followed by the men’s match-up at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students.

Participants are divided into North and South teams, based on the location of their schools.

April 9, 2017

ECCC Men’s Tennis Tops No. 18 Marion Military

After a week of competition against nationally ranked opponents, the No. 17 East Central Community College men’s tennis team picked up a win over visiting No. 18 Marion Military Institute Saturday, April 8, at the Tennis Complex on the Decatur campus.

After losses to No. 19 Co-Lin and No. 18 Mississippi Gulf Coast earlier in the week, the Warriors knocked off Marion 6-3.

The East Central women fell to No. 14 Marion Military women 9-0.

April 9, 2017

Wyatt Ball throws out a runner against East Mississippi. Ball's walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth gave the Warriors the game one win. (EC Photo)

April 9, 2017

The East Central Community College softball team traveled to Booneville Saturday, April 8, and came home with a pair of important MACJC wins over the Northeast Mississippi Community College Lady Tigers.

The No. 13 ranked Lady Diamond Warriors won a close 3-1 affair in game one and came back to take game two by a 7-1 score.

East Central improved to 33-5 on the year and 18-4 in MACJC league play. The Lady Warriors currently stand in third place in the 15-team league.