With two weeks remaining before the opening kickoff of the 2017 football season, Pearl River Community College head coach Ted Egger says the Wildcats are, “right where we need to be.”
PRCC went through an approximately 90-minute scrimmage Thursday afternoon at Dobie Holden Stadium, working on all of phases of the game, and a variety of scenarios, in preparation for the season opener Aug. 31 at home against ninth-ranked Northeast Mississippi.
Eight sophomore members of the Pearl River Community College football team have signed scholarship offers to complete their playing careers at the next level.
The eight signees were part of a group of 14 December graduates from the PRCC varsity who earned their associate’s degrees and will enroll at their respective four-year colleges in January.
It was the same old story yet again for Pearl River Community College Saturday afternoon at Dobie Holden Stadium.
Once again, the Wildcats gave a great effort, but once again they could not put two quality halves of football together and once again they made too many little mistakes that led to a 31-17 homecoming defeat at the hands of Copiah-Lincoln.
Three football players for Pea
Another valiant effort by Pearl River Community College came up a little short Saturday afternoon as Mississippi Gulf Coast defeated the Wildcats 30-17 at A.L. May Stadium.
When it comes to a Cat Fight between Pearl River Community College and archrival Jones County, one can always expect the unexpected.
Once again, it was critical mistakes that ruined an otherwise good effort by Pearl River Thursday night as the Wildcats dropped a 31-21 decision to Southwest at Dobie Holden Stadium.
Pearl River Community College running back Darious Leggett has been voted as MACJC Offensive Player of the Week for his play last week against Itawamba.
Leggett, a sophomore from Hattiesburg who played high school ball at Forrest County AHS, ran 27 times for 186 yards and two touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 51-34 loss to the Indians last week. He also caught two passes for 22 yards.
Itawamba came into Dobie Holden Stadium Thursday night with a reputation for a high-octane offense, and the Indians didn’t disappoint.
Itawamba racked up 614 yards of total offense, including 391 passing yards, for a 51-34 victory over Pearl River in a non-division junior college game.
The Indians improved to 3-2; the Wildcats dropped to 1-4.
Victory never tasted sweeter than it did for Pearl River Community College Thursday night against Hinds.
Darious Leggett ran for 193 yards and scored three touchdowns as the Wildcats dominated the Eagles 42-20 for their first victory of the season at Raymond.
The Wildcats improved to 1-3 overall, 1-1 in the South Division; Hinds also dropped to 1-3 and 1-1.