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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.
Missy Warren McGee and Kathryn Rehner will be campaigning for the next week after the two Hattiesburg collected enough votes for an Oct. 3 runoff to fill the state House District 102 seat
The two women were among four candidates who competed Sept. 12 in a special election. The runoff could have a bearing on the
Dynamic Dyslexia Design: The 3-D School and Evaluation Center Petal location is no longer the only separate school for dyslexia in the state. The school has expanded outside of the City of Petal in order to meet the need executive director of the 3-D School Cena Holifield sees on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
MERIDIAN – PCS coach Joey Hawkins said prior to official practice beginning it’d take at least four weeks into the regular season to build his team’s offensive identity. Whether or not the Bobcats have achieved that, and it seems they’re on the right track, they’re 4-0 on the young season.
Mickey James of Petal doesn’t think he really did anything special recently when he and a couple of friends were going out to eat at Fred Martin’s buffet in Purvis.
Certainly, he would never use the word “hero” to describe what he did. He just reacted on instinct and helped someone. Actually, he saved a man’s life.
HATTIESBURG – Junior Oak Grove quarterback John Rhys Plumlee expects his team to dominate every game, and so far this season they have delivered.
Oak Grove turned in another all-around performance Friday night, as it took down Wayne County 42-3 to move its record to 2-0 on the young season.
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.