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PODCAST: Episode 114 - High School Basketball Playoffs, High School Baseball Season Opener, Recapping USM BaseballBy ANDREW ABADIE,
On this week's episode of The PinebeltSPORTS Podcast, Andrew recaps and previews the action happening in the high school basketball playoffs (3:30). High school baseball has started and Andrew gives his thoughts on each team as the season starts (19:56).
Ross Stores and The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club have partnered through a four-week program called "Help Local Kids Learn." Through the end of February, customers can make a monetary contribution at the Hattiesburg Dress for location during checkout.
Michael Watson, Mississippi’s new secretary of state, has not yet convinced us that giving his agency responsibility for issuing and renewing driver’s licenses is prudent.
We’re becoming more open, however, to hearing Watson out on what was a significant plank of his successful campaign last year for the office.
The ninth annual Hattiesburg Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, presented by Forrest General Hospital and the Pinebelt Foundation, is scheduled for Saturday, April 4.
The 2020 race is expected to be the biggest to date, benefiting 14 Pine Belt nonprofits and drawing in runners from across the southeastern United States.
Despite delays from the rainy weather over the last few weeks, Hattiesburg officials are making headway with two projects made possible by the 1-cent sales tax increase on hotels, motels and restaurants that was implemented last year in the Hub City.
With its recent designation as an official Mississippi Main Street community, officials from the Town of Sumrall are looking forward to working with the Mississippi Main Street Association to help preserve the town’s heritage while continuing to build on its steadily growing commercial and downtown district.
Letrelle Johnson is a senior defensive end/linebacker for the Hattiesburg Tigers who blocks onrushing defenders on extra-point kicks. The 6-foot, 245-pounder can push back as well as he can chase down quarterbacks or stand up running backs.
Last May, Joe Hartfield was on top of the world. The Hattiesburg Tigers had just clinched the school’s first state baseball championship since 2006, and it was the first title of Hartfield’s head-coaching career. Some know the pain he has dealt with during the last couple of years, but most don’t know the whole truth.
Hattiesburg High School junior Owen Sayre was recognized with a Certificate of Excellence at September’s Hattiesburg Public School Board of Trustees regular meeting for achieving the top score on Advanced Placement (AP) exams in Microeconomics and United States Government and Politics.