POPLARVILLE --- Head coach William Jones’ encore season with Pearl River football kicked off with a resounding bang here Thursday in Dobie Holden Stadium, as The River rolled to a dominating 36-6 MACJC non-division victory over Coahoma’s Tigers in both squads’ season opener.
The Wildcats amassed a whopping 526 yards of total offense (320 pass, 206 rush) en route to the win. On the defensive side, PRCC held CCC to a total of 204 yards (142 pass, 62 rush) with a meager 37 in the second half.
Pearl River is now 1-0, while Coahoma is 0-1.
POPLARVILLE --- Second-year Pearl River Wildcat head coach William Jones says his squad should show dramatic improvement in 2014.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College signed 17 high school standouts to grant-in-aid football scholarships on National Signing Day, says second-year head coach William Jones.
Here is the listing (alphabetical by school):
POPLARVILLE —Five Pearl River Community College football standouts signed with senior colleges Wednesday on National Signing Day.
Defensive linemen Darrius Caldwell and Dalvon Stuckey signed with Arizona State, defensive back Shauntez Ball with the University of Tennessee-Martin, defensive lineman Carl Green with West Alabama, and defensive back Ty Northern with the University of Memphis.
BOONEVILLE --- Pearl River Community College lineman Carl Green of McComb High School was named the South Division’s Most Valuable Defensive Player in the 40th-annual MACJC All-Star Football Classic played here Thursday at Northeast Mississippi CC.
POPLARVILLE --- Seven Pearl River Community College football standouts have received post-season accolades for the 2013 season.
POPLARVILLE --- Seven Pearl River Community College football standouts will grace the South Division roster in the annual MACJC All-Star Football Classic set Thursday, Dec. 5, at Northeast Mississippi CC in Booneville.
RAYMOND --- Pearl River Community College committed six turnovers --- five in the first quarter --- versus 16th-ranked Hinds here Thursday in Joe Renfroe Stadium and the host Eagles walked away with a convincing 38-14 MACJC South Division victory to end the Wildcats’ season.
Surprisingly, PRCC dominated statistically with 21 first downs to HCC’s 12 and amassed 391 yards of total offense (185 rush, 206 pass) to the Eagles’ 223 (113 rush, 110 pass).
POPLARVILLE — A winning season is on the line for first-year Pearl River Community College head football coach William Jones this Thursday when he and his Wildcats travel to 16th-ranked Hinds in the season finale for both squads.
POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River’s Wildcats climaxed their 2013 homecoming day in grand style here Saturday, bombarding East Central’s Warriors with a lopsided 45-7 MACJC South Division decision to even their overall record to 4-4.
PRCC, which improved to 2-3 in division play, amassed a season-high 469 yards of total offense (312 rush, 157 pass) and boasted two 100-yard rushers in Darrell Robinson and Scottie Merrill.