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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.



Pearl River earns 11th seed, will face Williston State in NJCAA Tournament

By FROM PRCC,

POPLARVILLE — A wide range of emotions overcame Coach Chris Oney as his Pearl River Wildcats won the Region XXIII Tournament for the first time last week. Monday proved to be another emotional experience for the Wildcats’ coach as PRCC was the 22nd of 24 teams announced during the NJCAA Selection Show. 




Pearl River baseball tops No. 1 LSU-Eunice in extras

By FROM PRCC,

EUNICE, La. — On a night when their basketball counterparts were making history, Pearl River’s fifth-ranked baseball team was making a statement of its own.

The Wildcats picked up a big sweep Friday, topping Murray State College 15-8 before turning back around and beating No. 1 LSU-Eunice 4-3 in 11 innings.



Starting pitching leads Southern Miss to doubleheader sweep Friday

By CAMAL PETRO,

HATTIESBURG – Unlike in the two games last weekend, starting pitching was not an issue Friday.

On the backs of Walker Powell and Stevie Powers, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles swept a doubleheader with Holy Cross Friday with 4-1 and 5-3 wins. The two combined for 12 strong innings, two earned runs, 12 strikeouts and only one walk.



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