ECCC/Co-Lin Softball Teams split Doubleheader

Sophomore Lady Diamond Warriors Honored
Sophomore members of the East Central Community College fast-pitch softball team were recognized Friday prior to the home finale against Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Decatur. Honorees were joined by family members for the special ceremony. Sophomore players and their respective high schools include (from left) Hayley Stephens (24), Union; Ty Buckley (23), Neshoba Central; Morgan Porter (19), Enterprise; Lindsey Beard (17), Clarkdale; Kaylin Hopkins (8), Louisville; Kendra Wilson (5), South Lamar (Millport, AL); and Amber McBroom (3), Brandon. The Lady Warriors fell 14-3 in the opener but rallied for an11-4 win in the nightcap to improve to 30-12 overall and 15-9 in the MACJC South Division. Kristin Chaney serves as head coach. (EC Photo)

From school reports

After a 14-3 drubbing in the first contest, East Central Community College’s fast-pitch softball squad responded with an 11-4 thumping of division foe Copiah-Lincoln Community College Friday on the Decatur campus.

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Warriors clinch region baseball championship

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya Baseball team picked up three wins last week, including a crucial 8-1 win over Noxapater that clinched the region championship for the Warriors.

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Lady Warriors roll to big win over Noxapater

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By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya fast-pitch softball team split a pair of games last week, taking a 15-3 win over Noxapater, before dropping a 9-6 decision to West Lauderdale.

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ECCC Student Newspaper Staff receives awards

Award-Winning Newspaper Staff
Members of East Central Community College’s newspaper staff display various awards presented at the O.C. McDavid Journalism Conference held March 27, 2014 at the Mississippi Craft Center in Ridgeland. Pictured (front row, from left) DeeJay Rolison of Hickory, editor Madison Herrington of Union and Dominick Fields of Forest; (second row, from left) cartoonist Claire Griffin of Decatur, Conor Bell of Carthage, opinions editor Will Stokes of Philadelphia, Candice Stewart of Morton and Madison Barnett, Noxapater; and (back row, from left) design editor Payton Smith of Forest, Ashley Bozeman of Decatur and Kimberly Harrison of Forest. (EC Photo)

From press reports

East Central Community College’s student newspaper, The Tom-Tom, was among the top student newspapers in the state recognized during the 2014 O.C. McDavid Journalism Conference held March 27, 2014 at the Mississippi Craft Center in Ridgeland.

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ECCC Phi Theta Kappa receives awards

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Members of East Central Community College’s Theta Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of the two-year college, are shown displaying awards received during… Read more