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.
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.
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.
For the first time since the 2016 season, the East Central Community College football team will open the season at home.
Head Coach Ken Karcher and his Warriors will open the 2019 season on the synthetic turf of Bailey Stadium as the Northwest Rangers visit Decatur for a 6:30 p.m. kickoff on Thursday, Aug. 29.
The East Central Community College women’s basketball program is sponsoring four camps this summer in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
The camps range from high school and junior varsity team camps to a youth day camp to a camp for rising high school seniors who desire to play college basketball.
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.
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.
It took a five-run comeback and extra innings, but the East Central Community College Lady Warriors improved their current winning streak to nine games with a home sweep over the Hinds Community College Lady Eagles Wednesday, April 24, in Decatur.