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HATTIESBURG – The PCS Bobcats experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows last season in their two matchups with Jackson Prep.

HATTIESBURG – Tigers’ coach Tony Vance said it best. Both his team and Gautier are 0-0 this week.

PETAL – It’s been an up and down start for Petal, starting the season 2-2 with a difficult non-region schedule. It doesn’t get much easier with Region 3-6A starting and the state’s No. 2 team coming to town.

PURVIS – For the Tornadoes, it’s been a start to the season they want to soon forget, and they’ll get a chance to with one more non-region game still on tap.

IRVING, Texas – Southern Miss senior running back Ito Smith has earned C-USA Offensive Player of the Week accolades for his performance in Saturday's 28-17 win at ULM.

Warriors travel to George County

By CAMAL PETRO,

LUCEDALE – After a quick 3-0 start for Oak Grove, it had a scheduled bye week immediately after its first loss of the season to Hattiesburg.

On one hand, players had to stew on their first loss of the season, anxiously waiting for region play to start this Friday, but on the flip side, it gave the Warriors a chance to get healthy.

Crusaders bring momentum to Resurrection to open region play

By CAMAL PETRO,

PASCAGOULA – Sacred Heart needed something good to go in its direction heading into Region 8-1A play this week, and it got that Friday in a 21-14 win over St. Patrick.

The Crusaders snapped a two-game losing skid to get back in the win column, which gives them a little positive momentum before playing Resurrection (1-4) Friday night.

Lumberton's journey for back-to-back district titles begins Friday

By CAMAL PETRO,

LUMBERTON – The Lumberton Panthers are right where they want to be. They’ve posted a 3-1 record through the first four games, and the Panthers start their quest for another district title Friday night at home against Mount Olive.

Coming off a bye, coach Zach Jones said his team did everything he wanted them to do during the off week.

JCJC hosts No. 20 Co-Lin

By SHAWN WANSLEY,

ELLISVILLE – The preliminaries are over.

It’s time for MACJC South Division play for the Jones County Junior College Bobcats.

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