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Presbyterian Christian School’s C.J. Buckhalter and Cameron Shaw didn’t know each other a few months ago. C.J. was entering the summer before his sophomore year on the Bobcats’ football team, while Shaw was making the move from Fort Worth, Texas, to Hattiesburg.

The Petal Panthers have found themselves in a rare position.

The Panthers’ backfield returns three players in 2019 who combined for 4,123 offensive yards, which leaves Petal coach Marcus Boyles and his assistant coaches with a lot of options on that side of the ball.

As of July 1, Marcus Boyles is back as the Petal Panthers head football coach.

The Mississippi high school coaching legend announced his retirement from his athletics director and head coach positions in March, but took back the reins last week.

Southern Miss basketball coach Jay Ladner admits his path to his new office inside Reed Green Coliseum isn’t common for other coaches.

“How did you do it? How can I do it?”

The Sacred Heart family is mourning right now.

PHOTOS: Southern Miss beats ULM Tuesday

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

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

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

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.


Southern Miss falls to WKU in C-USA Semifinals

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

FRISCO, Texas -- If the clocks were turned back to fall, and many schools' basketball fans were told they were going to have 20 wins and a tie game with eight minutes left in their conference tournament semifinals, they would have taken it.


William Carey takes series against Mobile

By FROM WILLIAM CAREY,

HATTIESBURG – William Carey University baseball picked up a key SSAC series win as it split a doubleheader with No. 8 University of Mobile on Saturday afternoon at Milton Wheeler Field.

In Game 1, the Crusaders used some timely hitting late as they defeated the Rams, 10-4.




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