Hattiesburg Tigers

Hattiesburg sweeps Florence, advances to second round

By CAMAL PETRO,

HATTIESBURG – There’s no doubt nervous played a factor in the beginning of Hattiesburg’s Class II first-round matchup with Florence. Good nervous, though. The kind a player gets before his or her first-ever playoff game, as all of these Lady Tigers were doing.

Those nervous, however, lasted all of 10 minutes.

Tigers, Picayune bring powerful offenses to region contest

By CAMAL PETRO,

Hattiesburg coach Tony Vance has a saying, which he’s picked up from former coaching colleagues, when he leaves his office Thursday night after a week of preparation for an opponent.

“The hay is in the barn.”

“The hard work is over and it’s time to get ready for the game,” Vance said.

PREP POLL: Hattiesburg remains No. 5 in state

By STAFF REPORTS,

Not much changed in this week’s Associated Press Prep Poll, as the Hattiesburg remains the only team in the area ranked in Overall Top 10 at No. 5. Petal is also receiving a vote in the poll, but it’s 15 votes behind No. 10 East Central.

Lumberton dropped from T-4 to sitting alone at No. 5 in the 1A poll, too.

PODCAST: Petal head coach Marcus Boyles + plus breakdowns of area games

By CAMAL PETRO,

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, sports editor Camal Petro sits down with Petal head coach Marcus Boyles. They discuss last week’s win over Oak Grove, Boyles’ team and this week’s matchup with Brandon.

After the break, the other seven contests featuring area teams are analyzed. 

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