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Quinn, Bell highlight Wildcats on MACJC All-State team

POPLARVILLE – Seven players for Pearl River Community College were selected to the MACJC All-State teams this past weekend, including two on the All-State First Team.
Wildcat quarterback Markevion Quinn and offensive lineman Gerald Bell earned first-team honors in leading PRCC to a 5-4 overall record (4-2 in the South Division), the school’s first winning season since 2014 and only the second since 2010.
“Markevion got better as the year went on,” said PRCC coach Ted Egger. “He started showing a lot of confidence and took on a leadership role and did a great job.

Wildcats finish with winning season after 40-21 win at Co-Lin

WESSON – It was mission accomplished for Pearl River Community College Saturday afternoon, as the Wildcats finished the 2017 football season on a strong note.
 
PRCC used a pair of defensive touchdowns and another solid offensive effort to defeat Copiah-Lincoln 40-21 in the season finale for both teams in South Division action at Stone Stadium.
 
The Wildcats won their last two games to finish 5-4 overall (4-2 division). It was Pearl River’s first winning season since 2014 and only the second since 2010. Co-Lin completed its season 4-5 and 2-4.
 

Wildcats confident heading into season finale at Co-Lin

It will be a confident group from Pearl River Community College that will make the trip to Wesson Saturday to battle Copiah-Lincoln in the Wildcats’ football season finale.

PRCC kept its hopes of a winning season intact last week with a stirring 31-27 homecoming upset of 15th-ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Wildcats (4-4 overall, 3-2 division) battle the Wolves at 3 p.m. Saturday at Stone Stadium on the Co-Lin campus.

Wildcats host Gulf Coast for homecoming

Coming off a hard-fought defeat at the hands of Jones County, Pearl River Community College gets no respite, as the Wildcats welcome Mississippi Gulf Coast to the PRCC campus for homecoming.

Kickoff at Dobie Holden Stadium in the South Division clash of South Mississippi rivals is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday.

The Wildcats (3-4 overall, 2-2 division) put up a game fight against 14th-ranked JCJC last week, falling 52-31. Gulf Coast (5-2, 3-1) is still very much in the MACJC playoff picture after rolling over Southwest last week 52-13.

Wildcats hurt by big plays in loss to Jones County

Too many big plays proved to be too much for Pearl River Community College in the 87th Cat Fight against Jones County.

The Wildcats allowed scoring plays of 44, 78 and 93 yards in the first half, and never recovered, as the Bobcats defeated PRCC 52-31 Saturday afternoon at Dobie Holden Stadium.

Pearl River dropped to 3-4 overall and 2-2 in the South Division. Fourteenth-ranked JCJC (6-1, 4-0) remained tied with Hinds for first place in the division.

Mistakes too much for Wildcats in 42-16 loss to Hinds

Too many self-inflicted mistakes proved too much for Pearl River Community College to overcome Thursday night against Hinds.

The Wildcats committed five turnovers and eight costly penalties as the Eagles rolled to a 42-16 victory in South Division football action at Dobie Holden Stadium.

PRCC evened its record at 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the division. Hinds remained undefeated at 3-0 and 2-0.

“They beat us in the second half,” said PRCC coach Ted Egger. “They didn’t do anything we didn’t expect. We just beat ourselves tonight.”

Wildcats roll over East Central 59-40 in division opener

Markevion Quinn made his first career start for Pearl River Community College one for the ages.

Quinn, a freshman from Ruleville, was pressed into service due to an injury to starting quarterback Justin Agner, and all he did completely steal the show.

Quinn accounted for 433 yards of offense and four touchdowns, leading the Wildcats to a 59-40 victory over East Central in the South Division opener for both teams.

PRCC improved to 2-1 overall; East Central dropped to 1-2.

Wildcats open South Division play at East Central

Pearl River Community College looks to get back on track and open South Division the right way this week when the Wildcats make their first road trip of the season to East Central.

Kickoff Thursday at Bailey Stadium in Decatur is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

PRCC (1-1 overall) suffered its first loss of the season last week in a 34-21 defeat to No. 5 Northwest at Poplarville. The Wildcats fell behind 27-0 midway through the second quarter and were unable to overcome the deficit.

Wildcats come up short in 34-21 loss to Northwest

A pair of disastrous plays in the first half proved too much for Pearl River Community College to overcome against No. 5 Northwest Mississippi.

The Wildcats gave up scores on an interception and a blocked field-goal on the way to a 27-0 deficit that was too much to overcome in a 34-21 defeat at the hands of Rangers in junior college football action Thursday night at Dobie Holden Stadium.

PRCC evened its record at 1-1, while Northwest is 1-0 after its first completed game of the year.

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