Top Sports Stories

With Oak Grove’s top two wide receivers, senior Kevin Barnett and junior Brandon Hayes, out due to injuries the Warriors took a ‘next man up mentality’ in their 39-7 win over George County Friday night.

SEMINARY – On Friday night in Seminary, the Purvis Tornadoes showed some bright spots on both sides of the ball. But, they also had some mistakes.

In the end, the Seminary Bulldogs were too much for the Tornadoes, beating them 42-21 to drop Purvis to 1-4 on the season.

Every week during the football season, Camal Petro and Andrew Abadie will hop on Facebook Live to preview the week’s slate of games. With Week 6 of high school football this week, we break down the all eight matchups Friday night.

On this week’s episode, Camal and Andrew touch on the high school teams that are starting region play and the numerous Southern Miss storylines surrounding the football program.

The record doesn’t look good, but don’t be fooled. The Purvis Tornadoes could be turning the corner and figuring things out. After earning their first win before the bye week two weeks ago, the Tornadoes hung tough with undefeated Mendenhall last Friday.

Bobcats’ brutal schedule continues with Jackson Prep

By CAMAL PETRO,

The Presbyterian Christian Bobcats can’t catch a break with their schedule. The overall record of the five teams it’s faced is 17-7, as two of those teams remain undefeated this week, and PCS still has four undefeated and a one-loss team left on the schedule.




CLEVELAND: Best Alabama team every?

By RICK CLEVELAND,

It is a somewhat frightening thought: best Alabama team ever?

And for now it is just that—a thought or maybe even a theory. But Nick Saban's latest band of Crimson assassins appears to possess the same fast, physical defense that has been a staple and now an offense that can come at you so many different ways it is dizzying.



AP Prep Poll: Hattiesburg remains No. 2 in state

By STAFF REPORTS,

Not much has changed from last week, as the Hattiesburg Tigers remain No. 2 in the state and No. 1 in 5A. Lumberton also holds firm at No. 2 in 1A.

Receiving votes, though, is Oak Grove in the Class Overall poll, and Sumrall is also getting the second-most votes for a team outside the Top 5 in 4A.

 


Hurricane grounds USM game

By HASKEL BURNS,

Because of the threat posed by Hurricane Florence, the Southern Miss football team will not make the trip Saturday to Boone, North Carolina, for its scheduled game against the Appalachian State Mountaineers.


PRCC announces challenging 2018-19 basketball schedule

By FROM PRCC,

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s men’s and women’s basketball teams loaded up on tough out-of-state competition this year in an effort to see what they’re made of ahead of MACJC play.

The Wildcats will travel to Texas, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida in search of tests before entering league play.


injury-plagued PCS welcomes Lamar School Friday

By CAMAL PETRO,

When a young team like Presbyterian Christian is in the process of gaining experience week by week, the players need a game like last week. In a 20-7 loss, the Bobcats were in the game, and there’s something to be said for that.


Pages

PineBeltSPORTS

dgustafson