Athletics News

  • Lady Warrior Soccer Gets 5-1 Road Win Over Gulf Coast
    August 23, 2019
    The East Central Community College soccer teams opened the regular season with road matches Aug. 22 at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, with the Lady Warriors grabbing a 5-1 win over the Lady Bulldogs, while the Warriors fell 7-2 to Gulf Coast in the opening match of the day.
  • Warrior Soccer Drops Season Opener at Gulf Coast
    August 23, 2019
    The East Central Community College soccer teams opened the regular season with road matches Aug. 22 at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, with the Lady Warriors grabbing a 5-1 win over the Lady Bulldogs, while the Warriors fell 7-2 to Gulf Coast in the opening match of the day.
  • ECCC Football Warriors Set to Open 2019 Season Aug. 29
    August 18, 2019
    For the first time since 2017, the East Central Community College football Warriors will play more games at home than on the road as Head Coach Ken Karcher will rely on a mixture of proven returners and talented newcomers in a quest to return to the postseason after a two-year absence.
  • Warriors Fall 2-0 to Meridian in Preseason Soccer Match
    August 17, 2019
    The preseason has come to a close and the East Central Community College soccer teams are ready to jump into the 2019 regular season after hosting the Meridian Community College teams in a couple of exhibition matches Friday, Aug. 16.
  • Lady Warriors Battle to 0-0 Tie in Final Preseason Match
    August 17, 2019
    The preseason has come to a close and the East Central Community College soccer teams are ready to jump into the 2019 regular season after hosting the Meridian Community College teams in a couple of exhibition matches Friday, Aug. 16.
  • ECCC Softball to Host Prospect Camp Aug. 25
    August 13, 2019
    The East Central Community College softball program is hosting a Prospect Camp for 9th through 12th grade players Sunday, Aug. 25, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Softball Complex on the campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Men’s Basketball Hosting Elite Camp Aug. 24
    August 13, 2019
    The East Central Community College men’s basketball program is hosting an Elite Camp for 9th through 12th grade players Saturday, Aug. 24, from 1 to 5 p.m. in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
  • Lady Warrior Soccer Begins Preseason Play with Shutout
    August 10, 2019
    The East Central Community College Lady Warriors posted a shutout in their first preseason match of the 2019 season Friday, Aug. 9, with a 4-0 win over the visiting Southwest Tennessee Community College Saluqis.
  • ECCC Warrior Soccer Looks to Reclaim Division Title
    August 10, 2019
    Winning the MACJC North Division Title and hosting the 2019 State Soccer Tournament is one of the goals for the East Central Community College men?s soccer team as the Warriors take to the pitch for the 2019 season.
  • Expectations High as Lady Warrior Soccer Begins Play
    August 10, 2019
    The combination of a good nucleus of returning players and a talented group of newcomers has expectations high as the East Central Community College Lady Warrior soccer team begins season number two this month under Head Coach Ryan Joiner.
  • Preseason Meet the Warriors Pep Rally is Aug. 26
    August 07, 2019
    The public is invited to East Central Community College’s annual “Meet the Warriors” preseason pep rally scheduled for Monday, Aug. 26.
  • Leigh White Named ECCC's Head Softball Coach
    July 29, 2019
    Longtime Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and state championship-winning coach Leigh White is the new head softball coach at East Central Community College.
  • ECCC Tennis Hosting Woods & Whites Fundraiser Aug. 24
    July 27, 2019
    The East Central Community College tennis program is hosting its third Woods and Whites Doubles Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Tennis Complex on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
  • ITA Recognizes Tennis Teams, Players for Academics
    July 23, 2019
    Both the East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams along with five players from each team have been recognized for academic success by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.
  • 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.
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