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PEARL – The Sumrall Bobcats couldn’t find that elusive timely hit in Game 2 of the 4A State Championship series Friday.

PEARL – The Sumrall offense scored seven runs off nine hits Thursday in Game 1 of the 4A State Championship series, but 11 runners left on base came back to haunt the Bobcats.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast it’s all Sumrall baseball, as the Bobcats prepare for the 4A State Championship series this weekend.

SUMRALL – Hunter Barrett found himself at the bottom of a dogpile Tuesday night, and there was no place he’d rather be in that moment.

After resigning as the Southern Miss head softball coach Friday, Wendy Hogue is returning to Petal High School to head the softball program once again. The school board approved the hiring on Tuesday, and she’ll be introduced at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday inside the Petal Football Fieldhouse.

With so much loss, Schaefer has MSU women back at the top


Vic Schaefer's Mississippi State Bulldogs lost four starters from last season's SEC championship team.

They lost their leading scorer, first-team All-American Victoria Vivians. They lost 90 percent of their 3-point shooting. Seven weeks ago, they lost their best 3-point shooter this season, Chloe Bibby.

Want an early start to turkey hunting? Take a kid


Wanna get a head start on the 2019 turkey season? Sure you do ... if you're a turkey hunter. All you gotta do is grab a kid, 15-years-old or younger, and head to the woods on March 8. That's when Mississippi's Youth Spring season opens.

Pearl River’s Ewing named MACJC Player of the Week


POPLARVILLE — For the third week in a row, a Pearl River Wildcat has been honored by the MACJC.

Center fielder Reece Ewing (Mobile, Ala.; Faith Academy) has been named the MACJC's Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

Edwards named finalist for the C Spire Howell Trophy


JACKSON – Southern Miss senior guard Cortez Edwards continues to garner recognition for his outstanding achievements, this time with his second-straight year as a finalist for the C Spire Howell Trophy, presented annually to the state's top player.

Schedules set for Region XXIII Tournaments


POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s basketball programs now know their Region XXIII Tournament fates.

The Lady Wildcats (16-8 overall) will open against Co-Lin (20-6) at 1 p.m. Tuesday, while the No. 15 Wildcats (22-3) will play at 5 p.m. Wednesday against Northeast (19-6).