Oak Grove’s offense spearheaded its state championship appearance last season, which was led by quarterback John Rhys Plumlee.
Lumberton coach Zach Jones was forced to learn a harsh lesson this past year.
“Hug your mama, daddy, grandma, grandpa, brothers, sisters and tell them you love them every time you get the chance because you never know when it’s the last time.”
Pete Taylor Park and Hill Denson Field may have a different surface come the 2020 season. Southern Miss was forced to make numerous schedule changes this season due to weather and field conditions, so it has forced Southern Miss coach Scott Berry to look for a solution.
After resigning as the Southern Miss head softball coach Friday, Wendy Hogue is returning to Petal High School to head the softball program once again. The school board approved the hiring on Tuesday, and she’ll be introduced at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday inside the Petal Football Fieldhouse.
Southern Miss seniors Sarah Van Schaik and Samantha Papp have faced off against each other on the opposite side of the diamond for a big part of their softball careers.
SUMRALL — For the first time this season, Sumrall dropped a home game. In a 4A third series, St. Stanislaus won Game 2 5-3 to force a rubber match Saturday.
For the Bobcats, it’s the second time in the playoffs that they 10-run-ruled an opposing team in Game 1 and then came back and lost in Game 2.
PURVIS – Simply put, Newton County’s pitcher Shelby Anderson controlled the 4-0 win over Purvis in Game 1 of the third-round series. Anderson threw 14 strikeouts in the complete game shutout, and the Lady Cougars will have two games at their home field to close out the series Saturday.
Both sides of the ball at Southern Miss’ Black and Gold spring game seemed very parallel compared to this past season. The defense, again, looks to be dominant, but the eyebrow raiser for the day went to Gold Team members sophomore quarterback Tate Whatley and senior wide receiver Neil McLaurin.
LUMBERTON – After Lumberton fought back from a 3-0 deficit, Resurrection used two-out hitting and a couple of Lumberton errors to earn an 8-3 win over the Panthers.