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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.