The East Central Community College baseball team fell to No. 16 ranked Southeastern Iowa and perennial MACJC power Jones College in action Saturday, Feb. 16, at Community Bank Park on the Jones campus in Ellisville.
The East Central Community College Warriors traveled south to Chalmette, La., to open the 2019 baseball season Wednesday, Feb. 13, and came home to Decatur with a doubleheader split with the NJCAA Division I Nunez Community College Pelicans.
If the East Central Community College baseball team is to make its 10th straight appearance in the postseason, they will have to do so against what head coach Neal Holliman believes is the toughest non-conference schedule in Mississippi, and maybe in the nation.
Ron Perkins of Louisville, a former Diamond Warrior and captain of the 1998 state championship team, will be the featured speaker at the annual East Central Community College Baseball First Pitch Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. The event will be held in the Mabry Memorial Cafeteria on the Decatur campus.
The ECCC Baseball MVP Showcase scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 19, has been moved to Monday, Jan. 21, because of the potential for rain this weekend! Position players and pitchers will all check-in at 10 a.m. at Clark-Gay Baseball Complex on the campus in Decatur.