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Lady Wildcats suffer season’s first loss at LSU-Eunice

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College took its first loss of the season in women’s basketball Thursday, dropping a 74-65 decision at LSU-Eunice.

The Lady Wildcats dropped to 4-1 heading into the Thanksgiving break; LSU-E improved to 4-2.

PRCC trailed 23-16 after the first quarter and 38-32 at halftime.

Redshirt sophomore Rah Franklin (New Orleans) had her first double-figure game of the season for Pearl River, scoring 16 points, including 4 of 11 from 3-point range.

Wildcats race past William Carey JV 103-74

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College overcame a slow start and cruised to a 103-74 victory over the William Carey University junior varsity Wednesday night at M.R. White Coliseum.

Pearl River improved to 4-0 for the season; the Carey JV dropped to 0-4.

The Crusaders held their own with the Wildcats for a good part of the first half. Carey led by as many as six points, and the two teams traded the lead 10 times before PRCC asserted itself with a 26-9 surge.

The Wildcats led 49-35 at halftime.

PRCC rodeo team having another solid season

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College is having another successful season in rodeo at the midpoint of the 2017-18 season.

The Wildcats completed the fall portion of their schedule with several riders still in contention for a spot in the College National Finals Rodeo. The top three finishers in each event, plus the top two teams overall advance to the Finals, held in June at Casper, Wyo.

PRCC basketball teams help out at Hattiesburg charities

POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College basketball teams gave up some of their precious time this month to help out with two Hattiesburg charities.

Earlier this week, the men’s basketball team spent several hours serving the community, helping out at the Hattiesburg Salvation Army warehouse.

Players assisted in unloading donations from the public, decorating the Salvation Army’s store for Christmas, loading furniture and organizing the store’s warehouse.

PRCC sends seven players to MACJC All-Star soccer game

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).