Athletics News

  • 8 Baseball Warriors Competing in Summer Leagues
    June 29, 2018
    Several rising sophomores on the East Central Community College Warrior baseball team are sharpening their skills this summer by participating in collegiate baseball leagues around the country.
  • Six ECCC Sports Teams Recognized for Academic Success
    June 28, 2018
    Led by the Lady Warrior softball team, six 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 2017-18 academic year.
  • 75 Student-Athletes Honored for Academic Performance
    June 21, 2018
    Seventy-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 2017-18 academic year.
  • Eric Neel Named to Lead Lady Warrior Softball
    June 18, 2018
    Eric Neel, who has coached high school girls’ fast pitch softball teams to five state championships in Mississippi, has been selected as the new softball coach at East Central Community College in Decatur.
  • Clark Named MAC Golf Co-Coach of the Year
    June 08, 2018
    East Central Community College Golf Coach Chris Clark has added another honor to the Warriors’ highly successful 2017-18 golf season, this time being named the Mississippi Association of Coaches Community College Golf Coach of the Year.
  • Warrior Golfers Finish 12th at National Championship
    May 26, 2018
    Led by the play of freshman Jacob Hamner, the East Central Community College golf team finished in 12th place at the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Golf Championships held May 21-24 at GlenLakes Golf Club in Foley, Ala.
  • 4 ECCC Baseball Warriors Named to MACJC All-State Teams
    May 26, 2018
    Four members of the East Central Community College baseball team have earned Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-State honors following the 2018 season.
  • 9 ECCC Softball Players Earn All-Region, All-State Honors
    May 22, 2018
    Nine East Central Community College Lady Warrior sophomore softball players earned either National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 or Mississippi Association for Community and Junior Colleges All-State for their play on the field in spring 2018.
  • ECCC Offering Warrior Elite Football Camp June 6
    May 17, 2018
    The East Central Community College football program is hosting its 2018 Elite Warrior Football Camp on Wednesday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bailey Stadium on the campus in Decatur.
  • Former Warrior Jordan Thomas Drafted by NFL Texans
    May 15, 2018
    Jordan Thomas, who was a tight end on the East Central Community College football team in 2014 and 2015, was selected by the Houston Texans as the 37th pick in Round 6 of the 2018 National Football League draft in April.
  • ECCC’s Chaney Hangs Up Softball Coaching Cleats
    May 14, 2018
    After six seasons, 233 wins, and six trips to the postseason, East Central Community College head softball coach Kristin Chaney is hanging up her coaching cleats.
  • Softball Season Ends in Powerful Region 23 Tournament
    May 12, 2018
    The East Central Community College softball team survived its first elimination game Friday but could not survive the second as the Lady Warriors’ 2018 season came to an end in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Tournament played May 10-12 on the campus of Itawamba Community College in Fulton.
  • ECCC Baseball Season Ends in NJCAA Region 23 Playoffs
    May 12, 2018
    The 2018 baseball season came to an end for East Central Community College as the Warriors came up on the short end of a best-of-three National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 playoff series May 10-11 at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.
  • ECCC Student-Athletes Honored at Spring Banquet
    May 08, 2018
    Several East Central Community College student-athletes received honors during the college’s Spring 2018 Sports Awards Banquet held recently in Mabry Cafeteria on the campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Softball Advances to NJCAA Region 23 Tournament
    May 07, 2018
    The No. 10 East Central Community College Lady Warrior softball team finished up the 2018 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State Tournament with a 1-2 record, good enough to advance to the upcoming Region 23 Tournament.
  • Warriors to Host Itawamba in Region 23 Baseball Playoffs
    May 07, 2018
    The East Central Community College Warriors will host the Itawamba Community College Indians in a National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 baseball best-of-three playoff series May 10-11 at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex on the campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Names Paul Nixon as Next Director of Athletics
    May 07, 2018
    Longtime women’s collegiate basketball coach and current academic administrator Paul Nixon of Senatobia will be the next Director of Athletics at East Central Community College in Decatur.
  • Warriors Await Playoffs After Split with Northwest
    May 06, 2018
    The next stop for the East Central Community College baseball team is the region playoffs as the Warriors split a doubleheader with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers Saturday, May 5, at Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.
  • ECCC’s Clark Named MACJC Golf Co-Coach of the Year
    May 03, 2018
    Chris Clark, head golf coach at East Central Community College in Decatur since 2011, has been named Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Golf Co-Coach of the Year for 2017-18.
  • ECCC’s Quinonez to Continue Career at Blue Mountain
    May 03, 2018
    East Central Community College women’s tennis player Tatiana Quinonez (center) has signed to continue her career next year at Blue Mountain College in Blue Mountain, Miss
  • ECCC Baseball Falls Twice to Gulf Coast on the Road
    May 03, 2018
    The East Central Community College Warriors could not get the bats going against Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Wednesday, May 2, as the Bulldogs swept an MACJC doubleheader at Ken “Curly” Farris Field in Perkinston.
  • No. 11 ECCC Softball Opens Tournament vs. No. 4 JCJC
    April 30, 2018
    The No. 11 East Central Community College Lady Warrior softball team will face No. 4 ranked Jones County Junior College in its opening game of the 2018 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State Tournament in Fulton.
  • ECCC Football Hosting Senior, Junior Showcases
    April 30, 2018
    The East Central Community College football program is hosting showcases for unsigned high school seniors and for high school juniors on Friday, May 18, at Bailey Stadium on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Golf Earns Spot in NJCAA National Championship
    April 29, 2018
    The East Central Community College golf team finished third in the National Junior College Athletic Association District D Championship, and in doing so earned a spot in the 2018 NJCAA Golf Championship to be played May 21-24 at GlenLakes Golf Club in Foley, Ala.
  • No. 17 ECCC Baseball Sweeps Visiting Nunez
    April 29, 2018
    The No. 17 ranked East Central Community College baseball team bounced back from a pair of midweek losses with a couple of run-rule wins over the Elaine P. Nunez Community College Pelicans Saturday, April 28, at Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.
  • No. 11 Lady Warriors Earn State Tournament Berth
    April 28, 2018
    The No. 11 ranked East Central Community College Lady Warriors scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning to overcome a 4-0 deficit and grab a game two win and a sweep over the Hinds Community College Lady Eagles in the first round of the MACJC state playoffs.
  • ECCC Men’s Basketball Hosting Team Camps
    April 27, 2018
    The East Central Community College men’s basketball program is hosting team camps this summer for high school and junior high school boys’ teams.
  • ECCC Men’s Basketball Hosting Individual Player Camps
    April 27, 2018
    The East Central Community College men’s basketball program is hosting an Individual Skills Camp and an Overnight Camp in June.
  • ECCC Women’s Basketball Hosting High School Team Camp
    April 27, 2018
    New East Central Community College head women’s basketball coach LaTaryl Williams will host a High School Team Camp June 27-28, 2018, at Brackeen-Wood Gym on the Decatur campus.
  • 3 Basketball Warriors to Play at NCAA Division I Programs
    April 26, 2018
    Three East Central Community College men’s basketball players will continue their playing careers at NCAA Division I four-year universities next fall.
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