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On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, area high school baseball is the main topic.

Oak Grove three-sport athlete Tyson Keys prefers smooth peanut butter over crunchy. He loves Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, too. The senior eats a lot of peanut butter, but that’s not only because it’s his favorite snack.

SUMRALL – Senior Hunter Barrett was supposed to be primarily a bullpen arm for the Sumrall Bobcats this season. That’s at least what coach Larry Knight said a few weeks before the season started.

RUSTON – On a day where the Southern Miss Golden Eagles recorded 10 runs on 12 hits, the Southern Miss catchers shined the brightest in Sunday’s win over Louisiana Tech.

The Sumrall Bobcats completed their two-game sweep over Poplarville with a 13-3 win Friday night. The Bobcats defeated the Hornets 9-3 Thursday night to set up the sweep.

Record setting season comes to an end for Pearl River


HUTCHINSON, Kansas — Eleventh-seed Pearl River gave Odessa all it could handle in the second half Wednesday and nearly rallied back to complete its upset bid of the 6th-seeded Wranglers before coming up just short in the NJCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 matchup, falling 69-61 at the Hutchinson Sports Arena.

Cold weather isn't slowing down snakes, insects


Just because temperatures dropped into the low 40s and high 30s in some parts of south Mississippi this week doesn't mean that disease-carrying insects and venomous snakes are still in hiding. Trust me, they're not, and we outdoors types must beware.

PHOTOS: Southern Miss beats ULM Tuesday


HATTIESBURG – Brant Blaylock’s double tied the score and Cole Donaldson’s sacrifice fly brought in the game-winning run as Southern Miss scored twice in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday night to take a 5-4 victory over ULM at Pete Taylor Park.

Southern Miss wins series over Louisiana Tech


RUSTON Hunter Slater registered three hits and drove in two runs, while Erick Hoard knocked in a pair of his own to lead Southern Miss to a 5-1 Conference USA victory over Louisiana Tech Saturday afternoon at J.C. Love Field to capture the series win.