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SUMRALL – Monday night was a welcoming sight for Sumrall coach Larry Knight.
HATTIESBURG –Southern Miss pitching coach Chris Ostrander has quite a few options in the bullpen to go to this season, but freshman Jacob Weirich became the first Golden Eagle to appear in multiple games on the opening weekend.
RIDGELAND – The Sacred Heart Lady Crusaders were so eager to claim their third straight 1A/2A/3A State Championship, they had to be ushered off the field twice for premature celebration.
Southern Miss redshirt sophomore Matthew Guidry is ready to take the next step after having a breakout season in 2017. That doesn’t necessarily mean an improvement in his numbers, because that would be difficult.
PURVIS – Senior Kennedy Hudson joined rare company earlier this season by eclipsing the 1,000-point club in her Lady Tornadoes career, but her final five points were a little tougher to get than the first 995.
“(Joining the 1,000-point club) showed that the hard work over the past three years had paid off,” Hudson said.
Petal police officer Phillip Humphrey was named Police Officer of the Year at the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on Jan. 18.
PETAL – The Petal Panthers entered Friday night’s game with the Meridian Wildcats red hot, but of all the game film Panthers’ coach Todd Kimble has watched of Meridian, he says he’s never seen what he saw Friday night.
Letrelle Johnson is a senior defensive end/linebacker for the Hattiesburg Tigers who blocks onrushing defenders on extra-point kicks. The 6-foot, 245-pounder can push back as well as he can chase down quarterbacks or stand up running backs.
Hattiesburg High School junior Owen Sayre was recognized with a Certificate of Excellence at September’s Hattiesburg Public School Board of Trustees regular meeting for achieving the top score on Advanced Placement (AP) exams in Microeconomics and United States Government and Politics.
It wasn’t too long ago when junior Southern Miss punter Tyler Flathau was kicking at San Antonio Field as a member of the Sacred Heart Crusaders. After a few turns throughout his collegiate career, he’ll put on a black and gold uniform this fall and compete under the lights he’s lived near his entire life.
Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.
After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.
On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast Lumberton coach Zach Jones and Petal wide receiver Trent Williams join the show for separate interview.