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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.”

The Lumberton Panthers football program has no doubt been successful under coach Zach Jones. Lumberton has three straight region titles under its belt, two south state appearances and it played for a state championship in Jones’ second season.

POPLARVILLE — Dexter Jordan didn’t waste any time making his professional dream official.

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.

HATTIESBURG – For the second time in three years, Southern Miss outfielder Matt Wallner (Forest Lake, Minn.) earned All-America honors, Monday, by the publication Baseball America.

PRCC baseball has nine collect postseason honors


POPLARVILLE — Dexter Jordan (Hattiesburg) and Wiley Cleland (Columbia; Columbia, Academy) picked up another honor Tuesday when they were named to the All-Region XXIII Team. Michael Avalon was also named the Region's Coach of the Year.

The All-Region team was selected by the region's coaches.