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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.

Wildcats celebrate season-opening victory over Northeast

For the first time in a long time, Dobie Holden Stadium felt like home for Pearl River Community College football.

The Wildcats snapped an 11-game, three-year losing streak in their home stadium Thursday night with a thrilling 27-21 victory over ninth-ranked Northeast Mississippi to open the 2017 season.

“The attitude of our kids is that we’re going to play until the clock says zero,” said Wildcat head coach Ted Egger. “We told our kids that we were going to win this football game, and I can’t be any prouder of them.”

Wildcats ‘where we need to be’ two weeks before debut

With two weeks remaining before the opening kickoff of the 2017 football season, Pearl River Community College head coach Ted Egger says the Wildcats are, “right where we need to be.”

PRCC went through an approximately 90-minute scrimmage Thursday afternoon at Dobie Holden Stadium, working on all of phases of the game, and a variety of scenarios, in preparation for the season opener Aug. 31 at home against ninth-ranked Northeast Mississippi.

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