2019 East Central Baseball News

  • ECCC Baseball Warriors Rebound to Sweep No. 14 Hinds
    April 17, 2019
    After being outscored 38-11 by the nation’s No. 4 ranked team just 24 hours earlier, the East Central Community College Warriors rebounded in a big way with an MACJC doubleheader sweep over the No. 14 ranked Hinds Eagles on Tuesday, April 16, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.
  • No. 4 Itawamba Takes Doubleheader Over ECCC Warriors
    April 16, 2019
    East Central Community College had held its own recently against nationally ranked teams, but the visiting Itawamba Indians overpowered the Warriors in a couple of MACJC baseball games Monday, April 15, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.
  • Baseball Warriors Earn Road Split with No. 7 Pearl River
    April 11, 2019
    The East Central Community College Warriors picked up a convincing win over the nation’s No. 7 ranked baseball team in game one of a doubleheader and then saw its hopes of a sweep end by an extra inning walk-off home run in the nightcap.
  • EC's Boothe Adds National Pitcher of Week to Honors
    April 10, 2019
    The honors keep coming for East Central Community College’s Thomas Boothe. The sophomore right-hander has added National Junior College Athletic Association Division II National Pitcher of the Week to his accolades after a stellar performance on the mound for the Warriors last week.
  • ECCC's Thomas Boothe Voted MACJC Pitcher of the Week
    April 09, 2019
    After throwing a nine-inning no-hitter and picking up a save in two appearances on the mound, East Central Community College right-hander Thomas Boothe has been voted the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Baseball Pitcher of the Week for April 1-7.
  • Thomas Boothe Pitches No-Hitter as Warriors Sweep
    April 07, 2019
    Sophomore right-hander Thomas Boothe spun a nine-inning no-hitter to power the East Central Community College Warriors to a 4-0 opening game win in an MACJC baseball doubleheader sweep over the Northeast Tigers Saturday, April 6, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Baseball Warriors Sweep No. 7 Jones in MACJC Action
    April 03, 2019
    The East Central Community College Warriors picked up an important MACJC doubleheader sweep over the visiting No. 7 Jones College Bobcats Tuesday, April 2, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
  • Warrior Baseball Splits MACJC Doubleheader With EMCC
    March 30, 2019
    The East Central Community College Warriors won the opener 7-5, but then were no-hit in the nightcap in an MACJC baseball doubleheader split with the visiting East Mississippi Community College Lions Friday, March 29, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.
  • Warrior Baseball Earns Doubleheader Split at Southwest
    March 28, 2019
    The Southwest Bears erased a four-run deficit in game one to take a 5-4 win, before the East Central Community College bats came alive in game two and the Warriors grabbed an 11-1 run-rule win in six innings for the doubleheader split Wednesday, March 27, on the Southwest campus in Summit.
  • ECCC Baseball to Hold Open Tryout May 7
    March 26, 2019
    The East Central Community College baseball team will host an open tryout on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, for players interested in playing for Warriors next season.
  • Warriors Get Big MACJC Sweep Over Mississippi Delta
    March 24, 2019
    The East Central Community College Warriors picked up an important early season MACJC conference baseball sweep over the Mississippi Delta Trojans Saturday, March 23, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.
  • Warriors Drop Pair of 9-5 Decisions to Visiting Gulf Coast
    March 20, 2019
    The East Central Community College Warriors played from behind early and never could catch the Gulf Coast Bulldogs in dropping a pair of 9-5 games in MACJC doubleheader action Tuesday, March 19, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.
  • ECCC Baseball Opens MACJC Play with Split at Holmes
    March 17, 2019
    Runs were at a minimum as the East Central Community College Warriors opened 2019 MACJC league play with a doubleheader split against the Holmes Bulldogs in games played Saturday, March 16, at Charlie Donald Field in Goodman.
  • Baseball Warriors Take 2 From Coastal-Alabama South
    March 13, 2019
    Rain continues to play havoc on the home baseball schedule for East Central Community College, but the Warriors found Stanley James Baseball Park on the campus of Coastal Alabama-South to their liking in picking up their first sweep of the season Tuesday, March 12, in Bay Minette, Ala.
  • Warriors Split High-Scoring Doubleheader at EMCC
    March 09, 2019
    The East Central Community College baseball team scored 32 runs and pounded out 29 hits in just 14 innings against East Mississippi, but still came home with a doubleheader split with the Lions in games played Friday, March 8, at Gerald Poole Field on the EMCC campus in Scooba.
  • Warrior Baseball Splits Doubleheader at Northeast
    March 07, 2019
    The East Central Community College baseball team traveled to Booneville Wednesday, March 6, and split a couple of non-league games against Northeast Mississippi Community College at Harold T. White Field at Booneville City Park.
  • ECCC's Tanner Knight is MACJC Pitcher of the Week
    March 05, 2019
    East Central Community College freshman Tanner Knight is the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Baseball Pitcher of the Week for Feb. 25-March 3, 2019.
  • Knight's Pitching Helps Warriors Beat No. 2 Parkland
    March 03, 2019
    The East Central Community College baseball team went a week without seeing any action due to the weather, and when they did take the field it was in a couple of nine-inning affairs against the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams in the nation. The Warriors defeated No. 2 Parkland College (Ill.) 3-2, after falling earlier in the day to No. 1 ranked LSU-Eunice 5-3.
  • ECCC Baseball Splits Pair of Weekend Games in Alabama
    February 25, 2019
    After having rain force the cancellation of its own Rush Invitational Baseball Tournament, the East Central Community College Warriors traveled to south Alabama to pick up a pair of Saturday games, losing a 6-0 decision to Wallace Community College-Dothan and holding on for an 8-7 win over Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.
  • Warriors Drop 2 Weekend Games in Ellisville
    February 18, 2019
    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.
  • Warriors Split Season-Opening Doubleheader at Nunez
    February 14, 2019
    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.
  • Former Warrior Perkins Keynotes First Pitch Dinner
    February 10, 2019
    Ron Perkins of Louisville (second from right) was the keynote speaker at the 2019 East Central Community College Baseball First Pitch Dinner Feb. 10 in Mabry Cafeteria on campus.
  • Baseball Warriors Eye Postseason for 10th Straight Year
    February 08, 2019
    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.
  • Former Warrior Perkins to Headline First Pitch Dinner
    January 25, 2019
    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.
  • ECCC Baseball MVP Showcase Moved to Monday, Jan. 21
    January 18, 2019
    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.
  • ECCC Baseball Warriors Sign With 4-Year Programs
    November 16, 2018
    Two East Central Community College baseball players signed national letters of intent Nov. 16 to continue their careers next year at four-year colleges and universities.