Itawamba came into Dobie Holden Stadium Thursday night with a reputation for high-octane offense, and the Indians didn’t disappoint.
Itawamba racked up 564 yards, including 361 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.
PRCC tried to keep pace with Itawamba through a wild first quarter that saw the two teams combine for 40 points on six touchdowns.
The Pearl River Community College men let a two-goal halftime lead slip their fingers in a wild 6-4 defeat at the hands of HInds in non-division soccer action Tuesday night at the PRCC Sports Complex.
The Wildcats (4-5) used a three-goal flurry late in the first half to grab a 3-1 halftime lead. But the Eagles dominated the second half, putting in four unanswered goals, then adding a backbreaker seconds after the Wildcats cut the margin to one goal late in the game.
The Pearl River Community College women got back on the winning track Tuesday night, snapping a three-game losing skid with a 4-0 victory over Hinds in non-division soccer action at the PRCC Sports Complex.
The PRCC women (5-4 overall) peppered the Hinds goal with 46 shots, including 21 on-goal, and had 11 corner kicks for the game.
POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College made its college rodeo debut a successful one, as the Wildcats competed this past weekend at the Missouri Valley College Rodeo at Marshall, Mo.
Freshman Raegan Lee of Picayune earned a first-place finish in barrel racing, and freshman Andrew Burks of Kiln was fourth in calf roping.
“Everyone on the team was real excited to finally be competing,” said Robbie Shaw, PRCC coach. “There were a lot of butterflies, a lot of nerves from getting through that first rodeo. I think everyone will be more relaxed after this.”
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.
It’s difficult to beat a good team when you turn the ball over four times in critical spots, and that was the story for Pearl River Community College in its football home opener Thursday night against East Central.
The visiting Warriors took advantage of those mistakes, and added a stout ground game to defeat the Wildcats 35-21 at Dobie Holden Stadium.
PRCC dropped to 0-3, while East Central improved to 1-2 in the South Division opener for both teams.