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On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Camal and Andrew hit a range of topics from football to basketball. First, they discuss how the MHSAA Gridiron Classic did at Southern Miss last weekend. What were some issues and what made the weekend great?

In the span of nearly 10 years, Hattiesburg senior Taytum Terrell has gone from an unbalanced 8 year old flailing her arms around on the pitch to a soon-to-be Division I soccer player.

Less than 24 hours after winning the NAIA National Championship, the William Carey girl’s soccer team was back on campus and in class. Luckily for senior Petal native Jamie Holifield, she set her schedule to not have a Monday class this semester.

HATTIESBURG – Hattiesburg junior Cameron Brown averaged 21 points per game entering Tuesday night’s tilt with Oak Grove, and it looked like he was in for a rough game after two quarters of play.

HATTIESBURG – Friday night was the most difficult loss Oak Grove coach Drew Causey has ever been associated with, and for good reason.




Gilbert leaves Southern Miss for East Carolina

By CAMAL PETRO,

After less than two years, Southern Miss has lost its Director of Athletics. Jon Gilbert, who was hired in January 2017, left Southern Miss to take the same position at East Carolina University.


Lady Crusaders soccer claims first national championship

By FROM WILLIAM CAREY,

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – One goal was all William Carey needed on Sunday. The Lady Crusaders scored a goal in the 16th minute and their stout defense never relented as the team from Hattiesburg grabbed their first NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship in Orange Beach with a 1-0 win over Keiser (Fla.).


Lady Crusaders soccer claims first national championship

By FROM WILLIAM CAREY,

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – One goal was all William Carey needed on Sunday. The Lady Crusaders scored a goal in the 16th minute and their stout defense never relented as the team from Hattiesburg grabbed their first NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship in Orange Beach with a 1-0 win over Keiser (Fla.).



WATCH | 6A State Championship Preview

By CAMAL PETRO AND ANDREW ABADIE,

We’re back to preview the 6A State Championship game between Horn Lake and Oak Grove. Camal and Andrew discuss a few details before diving into the matchup.

They discuss both sides of the ball for Horn Lake and Oak Grove, then give their prediction of how the game will go. 



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