Eagles host Wildcats in division battle

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats are out to keep their unbeaten record intact when they take on rival Hinds Thursday in Joe Renfroe in Raymond in their MACJC South Division opener and first road battle of the year.
Hinds enters its 75th meeting with The River at 1-1 overall after splitting its first two contests of 2014 --- both against non-division foes --- with a 28-21 loss to Holmes in Goodman before rebounding with a 31-12 road victory over winless Northeast Mississippi in Booneville.

Golden anniversary battle set in Pearl River-Holmes rivalry

POPLARVILLE — The Pearl River-Holmes community college football rivalry celebrates its golden anniversary here Thursday as the Wildcats host the Bulldogs in an MACJC non-division battle in Dobie Holden Stadium.
Both teams enter their historical 50th meeting off season-opening wins a week ago, as PRCC dominated Coahoma 36-6 in Poplarville and HCC shocked Hinds 28-21 in Goodman.

River rolls over Coahoma 36-6 in season opener

            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.

Five Wildcats ink senior college pacts on National Signing Day

            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.

Wildcats wrap 2013 season with TO-plagued 38-14 loss

             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).