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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.

OG faces must-win at Pearl


The road doesn’t get any easier for the Oak Grove Warriors, and a road game at the state’s No. 2 team looms Friday night.

Egger to stay on as PRCC coach


POPLARVILLE – Ted Egger was thrown into a difficult situation when he was named interim head football coach at Pearl River Community College at the end of May.

Fortunately, he didn’t have much time to think about it.

Tigers can clinch region title Friday


The Hattiesburg Tigers took a huge step forward with a win at Picayune last week, and now they’re in the driver’s seat to win the region and earn the top seed in the 5A playoffs.

HHS' season ends in second round


HATTIESBURG – Vancleave flashed its skill Tuesday night in the second round of the Class II playoffs, as it took down Hattiesburg in straight sets (25-12, 25-13, 25-20) to advance to the semifinals at Mississippi State Thursday.

The Lady Tigers’ season comes to an end with an 18-6 overall record.