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After seven seasons of building up a young Sacred Heart football program, head coach Lonny Schraeder has stepped down. He told the team a few days after Sacred Heart’s last game in November.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Camal and Andrew hit a few local topics surround area high school and Southern Miss athletics.

The same jersey No. 15 roams up top for the Lady Warriors. The same last name, too.

But, it’s Zylah Mulligan and not older sister, Lonnie.

Despite staying unbeaten and improving to 9-0, Petal left the court unsatisfied after its 61-53 win over Picayune (6-5).

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?

PRCC adds Oak Grove's Temple

By FROM PRCC,

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River’s women’s basketball team recently picked up two big wins away from the court with the signings of Moss Point’s Brieanna Miller and Oak Grove’s Alesha Temple, coach Scotty Fletcher announced Monday.



Winning big with the Saints

By RICK CLEVELAND,

Regular readers might remember this. Back in August, back when sports betting first became legal in Mississippi, your dutiful reporter went down to the Gulf Coast to write about it.


PHOTOS: OG takes on Brandon

By MATT BUSH,

Two of the best soccer programs in the state collided Monday night, as Brandon traveled to Oak Grove for a pair of games. The Lady Bulldogs scored the lone goal of the match halfway through the second half to beat the Oak Grove girls 1-0, then the Brandon boys and Warriors tied 0-0 in the nightcap.





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.).


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