ECCC’s Annual Meet the Warriors is Aug. 29  

From school reports

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and student-athlete introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

ECCC President Dr. Billy Stewart will welcome the anticipated large crowd for the event and provide comments about the upcoming athletics seasons.

Performing groups include the Wall O’ Sound Marching Band, Centralettes and the Warrior cheerleading squad.

Members of ECCC’s men’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, and football teams will be introduced by their coaches. The men’s and women’s soccer teams begin their fall action at 3 and 5 p.m., respectively, on Thursday, Aug. 25, hosting Copiah-Lincoln Community College on the ECCC campus.

The 2016 edition of the Warrior football team begins its fall season on the synthetic turf of Bailey Stadium on the ECCC campus at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, against Holmes Community College. The public is invited to attend. Admission is $7.

The men’s golf team begins play Sept. 17-18 at Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Event No. 1 at Wolf Hollow Golf Club in Wesson.

Following the Pep Rally, the student-athletes will autograph posters for their fans.

For more information about “Meet the Warriors,” contact Chris Harris, dean of personnel services and athletics, at 601-635-6401 or email charris@eccc.edu.