February 16, 2017


Kaitlyn Oswalt

East Central Community College freshman Kaitlyn Oswalt has added national recognition to her MACJC Pitcher of the Week honors.

February 16, 2017

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams continued their journey on the road, this time in Wesson where the No. 22 ranked Warrior men’s team knocked off the No. 17 Copiah-Lincoln Wolves in a tight 5-4 match Wednesday, Feb. 15.

It was the Warriors third win this year against a top 25 opponent.

The East Central women fell to the Lady Wolves 7-2.

The ECCC men are now 3-1 on the season, while the women are 1-3.

February 15, 2017

East Central Community College will hold an Open House for students interested in its MI-BEST program beginning at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 6.

The event will be held in the Tucker Applied Technology Center on the Decatur campus.

According to Erin Tramill, navigator for ECCC’s MI-BEST, the open house is an opportunity for students who are interested in enrolling in the program for fall 2017 to learn more about MI-BEST, the career opportunities and other benefits of the program, and the upcoming test/interview dates.

February 15, 2017

East Central Community College in Decatur will host a presentation by artist Sarah Teasley at 2:25 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center on the Decatur campus. The presentation is part of the college’s 2017 Cultural Arts Series.

Teasley received her BFA from Delta State University and her MFA from the University of Mississippi. In addition to a formal education, she worked as an Artist in Residence for Burns Pottery in Natchez and completed two internships with sculptor Beth Cavener.

February 15, 2017

East Central Community College will host its 15th annual Business, Healthcare and Education Expo from 9:30 to 11 .a.m. Thursday, March 30, in Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus.

Vendors interested in setting up a booth at the expo should contact Linda McKee at 601-635-6210 or lmckee@eccc.edu.

February 14, 2017 

The East Central Community College Warrior basketball team won its fourth straight game and improved its MACJC South Division record to 7-5 with a 93-84 win over Copiah-Lincoln Community College Monday, Feb. 13, in Wesson.

Behind a double-double performance from sophomore forward Tonzell Handy, who had 31 points, the Warriors controlled the game except for a late Co-Lin lead with 9:30 to play.

The Warriors led Co-Lin by 14 at the intermission.

February 14, 2017

The East Central Community College Lady Warriors dropped an 87-71 basketball game to Copiah–Lincoln Community College in MACJC South Division action Monday, Feb. 13, in Wesson.

The first half featured a back and forth battle with the lead changing several times. ECCC was able to pull ahead 19-18 after one quarter, but Coach Crandal Porter’s squad trailed Co-Lin 41-34 at the half.

After the intermission the game was all Co-Lin. 

February 13, 2017


Freshman pitcher Kaitlyn Oswalt, a product of Heritage Academy, won her third game of the young season by tossing a four-hitter against Marion Military Institute. (EC Photo)

February 13, 2017


ECCC's Cole Prestegard drove in five runs as the Diamond Warriors swept Jackson State Community College Feb. 11. (EC Photo)

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