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In a season already filled with challenges, Sacred Heart suffered a tough loss to Richton Friday night and fell 40-11 to the Rebels from Perry County.

The No. 1 ranked women's soccer team from William Carey University defeated Thomas University 1-0, last Saturday afternoon at Crusader Field.

The Purvis Tornadoes got their first win of the season Friday night as they defeated Perry Central 27-8. The Tornadoes look to carry that winning momentum forward as they face a tough Northeast Jones Tiger team this week.

2013 is the last year the Hattiesburg Tigers started the season 0-3, but don’t count them out just yet. The Tigers tough first three games might have come in losses but winning division games and postseason play are what counts the most.

Sumrall experienced a tough road loss last Friday to Presbyterian Christian, but is looking to get things going against West Marion this week. The Bobcats are currently on a two-game losing and scoring streak bringing them to a 2-2 record for the season.

Sumrall cruises past Pass High in six-inning Game 1


SUMRALL – Sumrall treated the opening game of the Class 4A baseball playoffs like it was just another day at the office.

The Bobcats were all business as the rolled methodically over Pass Christian 10-0 in six innings in the first game of the best-of-three first round series Friday night at Larry Knight Field.

No. 6 Pearl River provides the thunder in sweep of Holmes


POPLARVILLE — No. 6 Pearl River provided the thunder and Mother Nature supplied the lightning Friday as the Wildcats belted four homers en route to a convincing sweep of Holmes at Dub Herring Park. The Wildcats used a seven-run first to run rule HCC 10-0 in Game 1.

Roundup: First Round


The MHSAA high school baseball playoffs began Friday and there were five teams in our coverage area that competed. Six total teams are playing in the postseason, but Oak Grove is the lone team with a bye into the second round.

Below is a recap of area Game 1s:

Purvis 1, St. Stanislaus 1