Pearl River standout linebacker Noah Mitchell (Leakesville; Greene County) has been named the Forrest General Wildcat of the Week following his standout performance at Hinds last Thursday. This is the second time this season Mitchell has received the honor.
Pearl River fell at Hinds 34-14 on Thursday to conclude the abbreviated 2020 season. The defeat at Gene Murphy Field at Joe Renfroe Stadium drops the Wildcats to 2-4 overall in coach Seth Smith’s debut season.
Two Pearl River Wildcats have been recognized by the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference. Quarterback Jakob Greer (Bay St. Louis; St. Stanislaus) was named the MACCC Offensive Player of the Week while punter Gayden Hence (Hattiesburg) was named the MACCC Special Teams Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.
Pearl River had plenty of reasons to celebrate Thursday night at Dobie Holden Stadium. As if Homecoming and Sophomore Night weren’t enough, the Wildcats really flexed their muscles in the second half to earn a 37-26 victory.
earl River coach Seth Smith has been waiting for weeks for the Wildcats’ offense and defense to show up on the same day. He’s waited even longer for his first collegiate win.
On Thursday he got to experience both as PRCC put in a complete effort to turn away visiting East Central 28-21 at Dobie Holden Stadium.
The Pearl River Wildcats battled down to the final whistle at Copiah-Lincoln on Thursday night. Fighting dreary conditions from Hurricane Delta in addition to the Wolves, PRCC nearly overcame six turnovers before falling 27-24 at H.L. Stone Stadium.
Coach Seth Smith’s debut got off to a strong start Thursday against Gulf Coast as the Wildcats opened the scoring and forced three first-half turnovers. The Bulldogs ultimately pulled away in the second half, earning a 42-25 victory at PRCC’s Dobie Holden Stadium.
New coach Seth Smith won’t get to ease into his college coaching debut. By his own words, Pearl River’s opening opponent is “Goliath,” “the standard” and “the best team in the nation.” The magnitude of Thursday’s 7 p.m. kickoff at Dobie Holden Stadium is not lost on the Pearl River County native who has returned home to lead his beloved Wildcats.
A new era and a new schedule will highlight Pearl River’s 2020 football season. In addition to being led by new coach and PRCC alum Seth Smith, the Wildcats’ 2020 schedule will also feature a new look due in large part to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
Pearl River’s student athletes have been honored by the MACJC for excellence in the classroom. The league announced its annual Academic Award recipients and All-Academic teams, with 75 Wildcats making the grades.