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The Oak Grove Warriors have put themselves in position to compete for a region title with two big games on the horizon. With a 4-0 region record, Oak Grove welcomes Brandon and Pearl – both 4-0 as well – for back-to-back games at Warrior Field.

The Hattiesburg Tigers have breezed through their region schedule so far. Not a single team has come within 27 points of the Tigers, and they’ve won three straight games by more than 41 points.

The Hattiesburg Tigers have breezed through their region schedule so far. Not a single team has come within 27 points of the Tigers, and they’ve won three straight games by more than 41 points.

Through five games of season, Southern Miss still hasn’t broken the 500-yard mark for rushing yards. It sits at 493 yards and only two rushing touchdowns on 159 carries, which is good for 124th in the country.

HATTIESBURG – Another Friday night, another blowout win for the Hattiesburg Tigers. This time Hattiesburg handed Wayne County a 49-6 loss, which moves it to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in Region 4-5A.

Sumrall wants to get back on track Friday

By CAMAL PETRO,

The Sumrall Bobcats are one win away from clinching a playoff spot for the second straight year, as Forrest County AHS comes to town Friday night. Sumrall is currently on a two-game losing streak after the 7-0 start of the season, but coach Shannon White believes his team was a few plays away from winning both games.



Petal faces must-win at Meridian Friday

By CAMAL PETRO,

The Petal Panthers don’t have any room for error as the end of the regular season draws near. The Panthers (2-6, 1-3 in Region 3-6A) can’t afford another loss, because the chance of an 11th straight playoff berth will be out the window.






Southern Miss travels to North Texas

By ALAN HINTON,

The Southern Miss football team remains a work in progress.

“We’re talented and we haven’t even come close to playing our best football yet,” Golden Eagle head coach Jay Hopson said earlier this week.



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