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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.

HATTIESBURG – Hattiesburg coach Ernie Watson called sophomore Cameron Brown “the future” of Hattiesburg basketball after the Tigers’ 49-47 win over Pearl River Central in the Region Championship game Friday.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Hattiesburg star and Ole Miss baseball signee Joe Gray joins the show to discuss the Tigers and other topics around his game.

HATTIESBURG – The Sacred Heart Crusaders’ knife was sharp in Tuesday’s 1A/2A/3A South State Championship. That’s how head coach Joe Falla explained his team’s win over Resurrection to earn a trip to the State Championship.

HATTIESBURG – When Petal beat Oak Grove by 37 points last month to sweep the two-game season series, Panthers’ coach Todd Kimble said it was going to be tough to beat a team three times.

Freeze resigns from Ole Miss


Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that they found unacceptable.

Sumrall soccer to get its own soccer facility


Sumrall’s basketball gymnasium is less than 10 years old, the Lady Bobcats’ softball complex just completed its second year in use and Larry Knight Field is one of the nicest baseball fields in the area, and now it’s the Sumrall soccer program’s turn to call something its own.