Former Ole Miss basketball standout and Rebel assistant coach Rahim Lockhart is the new head men’s basketball coach at East Central Community College (ECCC) in Decatur. Lockhart served as interim head men’s basketball coach at ECCC during a portion of the 2019-20 season, compiling a 7-12 record after taking over the team in late November. The search for a permanent head coach began on Feb. 21, a day after the completion of the 2019-20 season. “ECCC continues to prepare for the future,... Read More.
STARKVILLE – Following the SEC's announcement Tuesday to cancel all regular-season conference and non-conference competitions for the remainder of the 2019-20 athletic year, including all remaining SEC championship events, Mississippi State Athletics announced ticket refund information for season ticket holders and fans that have purchased single-game tickets for impacted MSU baseball games. Those who purchased individual game tickets will be refunded. The MSU Ticket Office offers the following options related to the value of season ticket payments: Prorated refund for the 2020... Read More.
Leake Academy has just received new information and guidance concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Based on the latest developments, it is the recommendation of MAIS that schools close beginning Monday, March 16 for one week. All MAIS activities and athletic events will be also be canceled next week. . Tentatively, students will return to school on Monday, March 23. However, they will be consulting with MAIS about the week-to-week approach when considering additional school closures. Leake Academy will re-evaluate this... Read More.
Registration is underway for East Central Community College’s high school girls soccer camp to be held May 31 and June 1-2 on ECCC campus in Decatur. The cost is $250 per camper for those staying overnight in a college residence hall and $200 for non-overnight campers. The camp is open to both high school teams and individual soccer players. The camp will include six training sessions, three games, an All-Star game, team bonding activities, and footy golf. The cost also includes three... Read More.
STARKVILLE – Following guidelines from the Southeastern Conference, Mississippi State Athletics announced last night that beginning Today, March 12, and proceeding through at least Monday, March 30, attendance at all MSU Athletic events will be limited to student-athletes, coaches, event staff, essential team and conference staff, credentialed media, and immediate family members of the participating student-athletes and coaches. Updates following that time frame will be communicated as soon as information becomes available. Click here to view the SEC’s press release from... Read More.
The East Central Community College Lady Warriors returned to the Softball Complex today to host doubleheader games with the Marion Military Institute Lady Tigers. The 14th Nationally Ranked Lady Warriors entered today's game 12-4 on the season while the Lady Tigers entered 18-9 overall this season. Game one was a long one with 32 runs scored between the two teams but the game finally came to an end in the top of the seventh inning after the Lady Tigers... Read More.
The East Central Community College Warriors bounced back with a 4-2 win in the nightcap to salvage a doubleheader split with the East Mississippi Lions in non-conference baseball action last night, at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex on the ECCC campus in Decatur. The EMCC Lions won the opener 9-6. The Warriors are now 10-8 on the season, while EMCC is 1-13. The two teams have already met once this season, with East Central sweeping a doubleheader in Decatur 6-4 and 9-1... Read More.