March 8, 2017

The No. 8 East Central Community College baseball team moved to 10-2 on the season with a doubleheader sweep over Bishop State Community College Saturday, March 4, in Mobile.

ECCC won the opener 5-3 and the finished the sweep with a 9-1 nightcap victory.

In game one, East Central jumped out to an early lead scoring three runs in the fourth inning and adding another in the top of the fifth.

March 8, 2017

East Central Community College students will have a new career option beginning with the fall 2017 semester as the college implements a program in Automation and Control Technology, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

March 8, 2017


Bailey Threlkeld finishes a shot at MACJC Event No. 5 held in Meridian. (EC Photo)

March 8, 2017

The East Central Community College women’s basketball team held the MACJC state champions, No. 14 nationally ranked Jones County Junior College, close for most of the game before falling 96-70 in the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament Tuesday, March 7, on the campus of Mississippi College in Clinton.

ECCC only trailed Jones 20-15 after the first quarter and were able to take the lead when Shantavis Hughes of Hattiesburg High School sank a long three-pointer to go up 22-21 with 6:29 left in the first half.

March 6, 2017

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams both lost matches to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College teams Friday, March 3, in Perkinston.

March 6, 2017

East Central Community College in Decatur will be closed for its annual Spring Break Holidays Monday through Friday, March 13-17.

The college will reopen on Monday morning, March 20.

March 3, 2017


ECCC's Nathan Roseberry was 4 for 5 at the plate with an RBI in game one. (EC Photo)

The No. 8 East Central Community College baseball team scored 24 runs in picking up a doubleheader sweep over Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers Thursday, March 2, in Booneville.

March 3, 2017


ECCC's Kayla Beckham had a two-run home run in the first game of the doubleheader. (EC Photo)

The No. 12 East Central Community College softball team dropped its first game of the season in a 3-1 loss in the nightcap of a doubleheader Thursday, March 2, at Baton Rouge Community College in Baton Rouge, La.

March 2, 2017

For the second time this month, East Central Community College freshman pitcher Kaitlyn Oswalt is the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Softball Pitcher of the Week and the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Pitcher of the Week. She was honored for her work in the softball circle for Feb. 20-27.

March 1, 2017

This weekend, people can see a bright star suddenly disappear from the sky before their very eyes, and East Central Community College’s Engineering Club’s Astronomy Group will hold a star viewing for those interested.

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