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PURVIS – For the first time since 2017, Purvis defeated Sumrall on the hardwood by a score of 66-33 Monday night.

Hattiesburg foes meet in cross-town rivalry game

By JESSE JOHNSON,

The Hattiesburg Tigers will play host to cross-town rival Oak Grove Friday night. The two teams that are familiar with each other look for a victory to establish bragging rights for the next year in the Hub City. Only 7.1 miles separate the two schools, which makes this a special rivalry.


Aggies travel to West Marion for touch matchup

By JESSE JOHNSON,

The Aggies of Forrest County Agriculture High School are coming off back-to-back losses and are looking to get back on track against West Marion this Friday.

The Aggies have seen some improvement but Coach Brad Calcote believes there is room for more.


Petal hopes to keep perfect record

By JESSE JOHNSON,

The Petal Panthers head into Friday’s game at Laurel with a 3-0 record and are looking to keep things on track. The Panthers defeated Laurel 27-0 a year ago at home but have to play ‘between the bricks’ on Friday night.




Lumberton opens division play

By JESSE JOHNSON,

The Lumberton Panthers experienced a road loss to a very good Bay Springs team 24-21 on Friday night.

The Panthers, now 1-2, are looking to get back on track as they host Stringer in the first division game for each team.


Eagles to use defensive momentum against Yazoo Co.

By JESSE JOHNSON,

In last week’s play, the North Forrest Eagles defeated Newton County 24-0, bringing the Eagles their first win of the season.

Solid defense lead the Eagles to victory and Coach Anthony Dillon looks to continue putting the pressure on that side of the ball.



Lumberton on road to Bay Springs

By JESSE JOHNSON,

Lumberton experienced its first loss of the season to West Marion Friday night 36-13 in non-league play.

Going into the game the Panthers knew they were going to face a tough opponent.


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