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When the Oak Grove Warriors take the field in just a couple of weeks, they’ll be doing so on brand new turf. But they aren’t the only ones benefitting.

All athletic activities scheduled between Sacred Heart Catholic School and Presbyterian Christian School – including next Thursday’s football game – have been cancelled by Sacred Heart.

In a wide receivers room loaded with experience, perhaps none is bigger than redshirt senior Jordan Mitchell's.

When Travis Creel finished up his playing days in Hattiesburg, Southern Miss coach Scott Berry knew he could have a career in coaching. Berry didn’t, however, necessarily think Creel would end up back in Hattiesburg.

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.

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.





Apparently turkey calls don’t have to be perfect

By PHIL DIFATTA,

I offered up some of my best yelps and purrs to a boisterous gobbler one morning, but the tough old bird absolutely refused to be fooled. He'd come and go, come and go, but never gave me a shot. There were no natural barriers between us to stop him, and I just couldn't understand it.


WCU softball splits doubleheader Tuesday

By FROM WILLIAM CAREY,

HATTIESBURG – No. 15 William Carey University softball returned to action for the first time in nine days as it split its Tuesday afternoon doubleheader with Georgetown College at Joseph & Nancy Fail Field.

Errors proved costly for the Lady Crusaders as they dropped Game 1 of the 5-2.



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