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HATTIESBURG – Most said it wouldn’t be done, but those people were wrong.

PETAL – The Oak Grove soccer program is rolling right along through the 2017-18 season, and Friday at Petal was another example of its dominance.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Southern Miss bowl preparation, the early signing period and the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game are the talking points.

HATTIESBURG – The best of the best in Mississippi and Alabama have converged on the Hub City in preparation for Saturday’s 31st playing of the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game. Kickoff is set for Noon at Southern Miss’ M.M. Roberts Stadium.

HATTIESBURG – In an important region contest for both the Sacred Heart Lady Crusaders and Crusaders, underclassmen led both squads to big wins over St. Patrick Monday.

Hattiesburg goes for undefeated regular season Friday at WH

By CAMAL PETRO,

That Hattiesburg Tigers are 10-0 and Region 4-5A Champions heading into their final regular-season game at West Harrison. There is literally nothing the Tigers can do that will affect their playoff standings, but there are some things they can do that can affect their football team.

Purvis falls, but clinches playoffs

By BUSTER WOLFE,

PURVIS – Two crucial second-half turnovers, combined with an absence of solid tackling, put the Purvis Tornadoes in the position of counting the points for the playoffs after the Forrest County AHS Aggies took a 35-30 Region 7-4A victory Friday night in Purvis.

MRA runs past PCS

By BRANDON SHIELDS,

MADISON — In an unfamiliar situation, you kind of didn’t know what to expect.

Behind the running of Jake Reeves, MRA was able to run past PCS 42-23 in a key MAIS Class AAAA, Division I matchup at Patriot Field on Thursday night.

USM basketball to start small

By CAMAL PETRO,

Expect the Southern Miss basketball team to feature a small lineup this season, especially at the beginning of the season. With only three players taller than 6-foot-6, Golden Eagles coach Doc Sadler only discussed two of those players during his opening statement Tuesday at media day.

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