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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.
Tornado recovery is ongoing in both Petal and Hattiesburg. A group with Mennonite Disaster Relief is looking to spend a little less than a year helping out in the area.
The group put in a request for the City of Petal Board of Aldermen to vote on at a regular meeting of the board on Tuesday.
Surprisingly, even though Southern Miss only lost one key wide receiver from its 2016 team, the position is wide open after senior Allenzae Staggers assumes his role as the top target for whichever quarterback takes the snaps.
The tragedy that struck Charlottesville, Virginia, last week has left much uncertainty and disarray in its wake. The aftermath of the white nationalist rally resulted in one death and approximately 34 injuries.
The fallout has not been solely physical. Protests have broken out across the country, and Hattiesburg is no exception.
HATTIESBURG – The Oak Grove Warriors shined on both sides of the ball, as they took down St. Martin 21-3 in the exhibition game.
Hattiesburg Clinic’s Endovascular Center is the first office-based facility in South Mississippi to offer diagnostic imaging services of an invasive nature as an extension of the physicians’ clinical office.
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.