POPLARVILLE – Seven sophomores brought their careers at Pearl River Community College to an end Saturday when they participated in the MACJC All-Star Soccer Game, held at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.
Playing for the South team in the women’s game were four players from PRCC: goalkeeper Karsen Gildea (Ocean Springs), midfielder Caroline Grafe (Kiln), defender Abbi Henderson (Leakesville) and midfielder Mellie Snyder (Leakesville).
TYLER, Texas – The talent gap between Texas and Mississippi junior college teams in men’s soccer proved to be insurmountable once again for Pearl River Community College.
The Wildcats could never get anything going offensively, while Laredo (Texas) did whatever it wanted with the ball, the result being a 5-0 defeat for PRCC in the semifinals of the NJCAA South Region Tournament at the Pat Hartley Complex on the Tyler Junior College campus.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College redshirt freshman Kobe Lie (Hattiesburg) has seen his work from last week’s men’s soccer MACJC/Region 23 State Tournament recognized on a wider scale.
Lie was named MACJC Goalkeeper of the Week for the third time on Tuesday, and Wednesday he added the NJCAA Goalkeeper of the Week honor, the second time this season he has earned national honors.
Lie, who prepped at North Forrest High School, was key to the Wildcats’ state championship triumph, saving 26 shots in three playoff games.
POPLARVILLE – Although Pearl River Community College was happy to win the MACJC/Region 23 State Tournament men’s soccer championship, there was also a business-as-usual attitude.
The Wildcats earned their fifth state title in six seasons this past weekend, advancing to the NJCAA South Region Tournament at Tyler, Texas. PRCC faces Laredo (Texas) at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the tournament semifinals.
For the third time this season, Pearl River Community College redshirt freshman Kobe Lie (Hattiesburg) has been recognized by the MACJC as Men’s Soccer Goalkeeper of the Week.
Lie, who prepped at North Forrest High School, was key to the Wildcats’ championship in the MACJC/Region 23 Tournament last week, saving 26 shots.
RIDGELAND – Kobe Lie hasn’t saved every penalty kick he’s faced in goal for Pearl River Community College this season, but he’s saved enough of them that he felt confident going into an overtime shootout against Mississippi Gulf Coast Sunday afternoon.
Junior Sanchez was in the right place at the right time for Pearl River Community College.
The sophomore from Oak Grove send a rocket shot from 30 yards out into the net with 3:06 to play in the second overtime to give the Wildcats a thrilling 1-0 victory over Hinds in the first round of the MACJC men’s soccer playoffs Tuesday night at the PRCC Sports Complex.
Pearl River Community College got what it needed in the men’s soccer regular-season finale against Jones County.
The Wildcats put together a brilliant first half, and that was enough to defeat the Bobcats 3-2 in the second Cat Fight of the season Tuesday night at the PRCC Sports Complex.
Pearl River Community College showed its mettle when it mattered most Tuesday night against Southwest Mississippi.
Freshman Joe Elliot (Leicester, England) scored from 50 yards away with less than five minutes to play in regulation to give the Wildcats a dramatic 2-1 victory in the South Division contest at the PRCC Sports Complex.
PRCC (4-1 overall, 2-1 division) moved into sole possession of second place in the South with the victory. Southwest (5-2, 1-2) lost its second straight game after a 5-0 start.
Pearl River Community College got a rude wake-up call Tuesday night against Mississippi Gulf Coast, dropping a 4-0 decision in South Division action at Perkinston.
The game started turning against PRCC (3-1, 1-1 in South) less than 14 minutes into the game, when an apparent goal by Bo Bowman (Bay St. Louis) was waved off on a questionable offside call.