On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Hattiesburg girls basketball coach Caronica Jackson joins the show to talk all things State Championship. Her Lady Tigers claimed the 5A State Title last Friday, and she goes into detail about everything from that night.
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ELLISVILLE – A bit of history was made Tuesday afternoon.
Both the Jones County Junior College baseball and softball teams are ranked No. 1 in the nation in the first 2018 NJCAA Division II regular season polls that were released.
CLINTON – The beat goes on for Pearl River Community College in men’s basketball.
The Wildcats used a smothering defense and got enough out of their offense to roll past Mississippi Gulf Coast 66-57 Tuesday night in the quarterfinal round of the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament at Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus.
Years ago, New Hope's baseball team went through an entire season undefeated and finished 43-0, causing the late, great baseball legend Boo Ferriss to gush.
“Forty-three and zero,” Ferriss said. “That's unbelievable! There are too many pebbles and rocks on a baseball field to do that. Sooner or later, you've got to get a bad hop.”
MONTGOMERY – No. 12 William Carey University captured the 2018 SSAC Men's Basketball Tournament Championship defeating Dalton State, 83-76 in the title game at the Cramton Bowl Multiplex in Montgomery.
Saturday’s win was the Crusaders second SSAC Tournament Title with the last coming in 2014.
SENATOBIA – Fifth-ranked Jones County Junior College has done it again.
The Lady Bobcats jumped out to a 16-2 lead midway through the first quarter and went on to whip Copiah-Lincoln 78-53 in the MACJC Tournament championship game here Thursday night at Howard Coliseum.
SENATOBIA – Pearl River Community College let nothing stand in its way Thursday night, not a nationally-ranked team nor its vocal fans.
HATTIESBURG – No. 8 William Carey softball showed no effects of a 10-day layoff as it swept Mississippi University for Women in non-conference action at Joseph & Nancy Fail Field.
In Game 1, Carey (5-1) put the game away in the second inning as it rolled to a 7-3 win.