Four home games and five contests on the road comprise the 2013 football season for the East Central Community College Warriors, who are led by first-year head coach Ken Karcher.

EC begins the new campaign by traveling to Itawamba Community College Thursday, Aug. 29. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on the Fulton campus.

The Warriors travel to longtime rival East Mississippi Community College Thursday, Sept. 5, for a 7 p.m. kickoff in Scooba.

East Central's home opener and first MACJC South Division battle is scheduled Thursday, Sept. 12, with Copiah-Lincoln Community College. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. at Bailey Stadium.

The Warriors travel to Southwest Mississippi Community College for a 7 p.m. contest Thursday, Sept. 19 in Summit, followed by another road contest with Hinds Community College at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 on the Raymond campus.

EC returns to Decatur for two consecutive weeks, beginning with the Jones County Junior College matchup at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct.3, followed by the annual homecoming contest scheduled at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 with Mississippi Delta Community College.

The Warriors will be homecoming guests of Pearl River Community College Saturday, Oct. 19. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. on the Poplarville campus.

Regular season action concludes Thursday, Oct, 24, when the Warriors host Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Athletic Director Chris Harris, 601-635-6401 or call toll free, 877-462-3222, ext. 401. His e-mail address is charris@eccc.edu.

East Central Warriors

2013 football schedule

Aug. 29 - at Itawmba

Sept. 5 - at East Miss.

Sept. 12 - Co-Lin

Sept. 19 - at Southwest

Sept. 26 - at Hinds

Oct. 3 - Jones

Oct. 12 - Delta (HC)

Oct. 19 - at Pearl River

Oct. 2 - Gulf Coast