Meet the Wildcats set for Wednesday (Aug. 24)

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College annual Meet the Wildcats Night is set for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Dobie Holden Stadium. The 2011 Wildcat football team, featuring head football coach Tim Hatten and his staff, the men and women soccer teams, and all other college sports teams, the Spirit of the River marching band, the String of Pearls dance team and the PRCC cheerleading squad will be introduced. PRCC fall athletics begin Aug. 16 with the soccer schedule. The Wildcats men and women play at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala. The home openers for the soccer teams will be Aug. 26 against Northwest. The Wildcat football team opens its season Thursday, Sept. 1, on the road against Northwest Community College. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. The second game of the season, Sept. 8, at Itawamba, also begins at 7 p.m. The home opener is Thursday, Sept. 15 against Southwest. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Reserved season football tickets and an all-sports pass are now on sale. Tickets for all five home games, with seats in the chair-back section on the 50-yard line, are $65 each. Walk-up individual tickets in the reserved section are $15 each. The entire center section will be chair backs for reserved seating. General admission tickets this season are $5 for students and $10 for adults. The all-sports pass will also be offered for 2010-11 for $100. This pass includes a reserved ticket for football, as well as entrance to any PRCC regular-season sports event on campus.

Each community college president is asked to bring two (2) wrapped door prizes, minimum value of $50 each. We will have a station set up at the conference for you to drop off the door prizes.

Each community college is asked to provide name tags for their Board members, administration, and staff attending the conference.