Wildcats ‘where we need to be’ two weeks before debut

With two weeks remaining before the opening kickoff of the 2017 football season, Pearl River Community College head coach Ted Egger says the Wildcats are, “right where we need to be.”

PRCC went through an approximately 90-minute scrimmage Thursday afternoon at Dobie Holden Stadium, working on all of phases of the game, and a variety of scenarios, in preparation for the season opener Aug. 31 at home against ninth-ranked Northeast Mississippi.

Leggett earns MACJC honor

Darious Leggett mugPearl River Community College running back Darious Leggett has been voted as MACJC Offensive Player of the Week for his play last week against Itawamba.

Leggett, a sophomore from Hattiesburg who played high school ball at Forrest County AHS, ran 27 times for 186 yards and two touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 51-34 loss to the Indians last week. He also caught two passes for 22 yards.