Athletics News

  • 65 Student-Athletes Recognized for Academics
    July 01, 2019
    Sixty-five East Central Community College student-athletes have been honored by either the National Junior College Athletic Association or the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, or both organizations, for their academic performance during the 2018-19 school year.
  • 5 ECCC Sports Teams Recognized for Academic Success
    July 01, 2019
    Led by the Lady Warrior softball team, five East Central Community College varsity sports teams earned National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Team of the Year Honorable Mention awards for having met the grade-point average requirement of 3.00 or better for the 2018-19 academic year.
  • Ken Scott Leads ECCC Baseball Postseason Honors
    June 11, 2019
    East Central Community College sophomore outfielder Ken Scott was named to both the National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 Team and the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-State First Team for his play during the spring 2019 season.
  • 6 ECCC Softball Players Receive Postseason Honors
    May 31, 2019
    East Central Community College freshman outfielder Olivia Houston has been named to the 2019 National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 Softball Team for her play during the recently completed season. She was one of six Lady Warriors to be named either All-Region or All-State.
  • ECCC Men's Basketball Hosting Individual Player Camp
    May 28, 2019
    The East Central Community College men’s basketball program is hosting a summer camp for individual players entering 8th through 12th grades June 23-25 in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Tennis Teams Both Finish Seasons in Top 25
    May 28, 2019
    Both the East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams are ranked in the final Oracle/ITA National Junior College Athletic Association Top 25 poll of the spring season.
  • ECCC Announces 2019 Football Schedule
    May 23, 2019
    For the first time since the 2016 season, the East Central Community College football team will open the season at home.
  • ECCC Softball Coaches Named Top Staff in South Region
    May 23, 2019
    First year East Central Community College head softball coach Eric Neel and assistant coach Emily Church have been named the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II South Region Coaching Staff of the Year by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
  • ECCC Men’s Tennis Finishes in Top 20 at Nationals
    May 21, 2019
    What is believed to be the first East Central Community College tennis team to compete at a national championship, the ECCC men’s tennis team returned to Decatur after reaching its goal of a top 20 finish.
  • ECCC’s Whitney Waters Signs with SUNO Basketball
    May 15, 2019
    East Central Community College sophomore forward Whitney Waters has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her basketball career next year at Southern University at New Orleans.
  • Lady Warrior Softball Season Ends in State Tournament
    May 13, 2019
    Losses to Northeast and No. 3 Jones College in the 2019 MACJC State Tournament ended the season for the No. 14 ranked East Central Community College Lady Warrior softball team.
  • ECCC Baseball Season Ends in NJCAA Region 23 Playoffs
    May 10, 2019
    The 2019 East Central Community College baseball season came to an end in an NJCAA Region 23 best two-of-three playoff series as the No. 6 ranked Pearl River Wildcats won the third and deciding game 12-4 Friday, May 10, in Poplarville.
  • ECCC's Josh Green Signs with Rust College Basketball
    May 10, 2019
    East Central Community College sophomore guard Josh Green has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his basketball career at Rust College in Holly Springs, Miss.
  • ECCC Women's Basketball Hosting 4 Summer Camps
    May 07, 2019
    The East Central Community College women?s basketball program is sponsoring four camps this summer in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Men's Soccer Adds 20 Players for 2019
    May 07, 2019
    East Central Community College head men’s soccer coach Kenneth Thompson has announced the addition of 20 new players for the 2019 team, including 17 freshmen.
  • ECCC Men's Tennis Earns Bid to National Championship
    May 06, 2019
    The No. 22 ranked East Central Community College men’s tennis team is headed to Arizona as the Warriors received an at-large bid to the 2019 National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Men’s Tennis Championship.
  • Baseball Warriors Sweep Coahoma on Sophomore Day
    May 06, 2019
    East Central Community College closed out its 2019 regular season with a sweep of the Coahoma Tigers and now sets its sights on a National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 baseball playoff series at No. 5 ranked Pearl River May 9-10 in Poplarville.
  • ECCC Softball Opens State Tournament Play May 8
    May 06, 2019
    The East Central Community College softball team will begin Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State Tournament play at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, against the Northeast Lady Tigers at Community Bank Park/Gwen Magee Field on the campus of Jones College in Ellisville.
  • Lady Warriors Split with Northwest on Sophomore Day
    May 03, 2019
    The No. 12 ranked East Central Community College Lady Warriors lost their first softball game in almost a month, but came back to win the nightcap and salvage a doubleheader split with the Northwest Rangers in the final regular season action of the season Thursday, May 2, at the Softball Park in Decatur.
  • ECCC Hosting Summer High School Soccer Camps
    May 01, 2019
    Registration is underway for East Central Community College’s high school residential boys and girls soccer camps to be held in June on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
  • No. 12 ECCC Softball Runs Win Streak to 13
    May 01, 2019
    The No. 12 ranked East Central Community College Lady Warriors rode another big day at the plate, including five home runs, to knock off the Pearl River Lady Wildcats in MACJC doubleheader action Tuesday, April 30, at the Softball Park in Decatur.
  • ECCC Baseball Warriors Fall Twice at No. 17 Meridian
    May 01, 2019
    East Central Community College faced its second straight nationally ranked opponent on the road when the Warriors dropped a baseball doubleheader at No. 17 Meridian Tuesday, April 30.
  • ECCC Football Hosting Showcases for Class of 2019, 2020
    April 29, 2019
    The East Central Community College football program is hosting showcases for Class of 2020 players and Class of 2019 players are have not signed to play college football on Friday, May 24, at Bailey Stadium on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Tennis Players Honored at Sports Awards Banquet
    April 29, 2019
    Several East Central Community College student-athletes received honors during the college’s 2019 Spring Sports Awards Banquet held recently in Mabry Cafeteria on the campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Men's Basketball Players Honored at Banquet
    April 29, 2019
    Several East Central Community College student-athletes received honors during the college’s 2019 Spring Sports Awards Banquet held recently in Mabry Cafeteria on the campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Women's Basketball Players Honored at Banquet
    April 29, 2019
    Several East Central Community College student-athletes received honors during the college’s 2019 Spring Sports Awards Banquet held recently in Mabry Cafeteria on the campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Warriors Drop Doubleheader at No. 11 Northwest
    April 28, 2019
    The No. 11 ranked Northwest Rangers defeated the East Central Community College Warriors 16-2 and 3-2 in extra innings in MACJC baseball action Saturday, April 27, at Jim Miles Field on the Northwest campus in Senatobia.
  • Lady Warrior Softball Sweeps at Mississippi Delta
    April 27, 2019
    The No. 16 ranked East Central Community College Lady Warriors collected 28 hits and scored 27 runs in picking up an MACJC softball doubleheader sweep over Mississippi Delta Saturday, April 27, at the Carl and Brenda Grubb Softball Complex in Moorhead.
  • 3 ECCC Women's Basketball Players to Continue Careers
    April 25, 2019
    Three sophomore members of the East Central Community College women?s basketball team will continue their careers next season at four-year colleges and universities.
  • ECCC Men's Tennis Ranked No. 22 in Nation
    April 25, 2019
    The East Central Community College men’s tennis team is ranked No. 22 in the nation in the most recent Oracle/ITA National Junior College Athletic Association Top 25 poll released this month.
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