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With Oak Grove’s top two wide receivers, senior Kevin Barnett and junior Brandon Hayes, out due to injuries the Warriors took a ‘next man up mentality’ in their 39-7 win over George County Friday night.

SEMINARY – On Friday night in Seminary, the Purvis Tornadoes showed some bright spots on both sides of the ball. But, they also had some mistakes.

In the end, the Seminary Bulldogs were too much for the Tornadoes, beating them 42-21 to drop Purvis to 1-4 on the season.

Every week during the football season, Camal Petro and Andrew Abadie will hop on Facebook Live to preview the week’s slate of games. With Week 6 of high school football this week, we break down the all eight matchups Friday night.

On this week’s episode, Camal and Andrew touch on the high school teams that are starting region play and the numerous Southern Miss storylines surrounding the football program.

The record doesn’t look good, but don’t be fooled. The Purvis Tornadoes could be turning the corner and figuring things out. After earning their first win before the bye week two weeks ago, the Tornadoes hung tough with undefeated Mendenhall last Friday.

Red-hot Panthers travel to Frankin County Friday

By CAMAL PETRO,

The Lumberton Panthers are rolling right now, and they’re off to a perfect 3-0 record after taking down Heidelberg Friday. At halftime, however, that mark was in question. Lumberton trailed 7-0 after the first two quarters, and Lumberton coach Zach Jones said he had a simple message to his players.


Petal not hitting the panic button just yet

By CAMAL PETRO,

This isn’t a situation the Petal Panthers are not used to by any means. After a 0-3 start to the season, Petal now turns its attention to Laurel in an attempt to earn its first win of the season, which will be a tall task for Petal coach Marcus Boyles and his team.



PETRO: Three games into the season, which undefeated team is legit?

By CAMAL PETRO,

I’m almost hesitant to write this, but I’ll do it anyway.

This time last year I told a handful of people that I thought Oak Grove was going to win a state championship. The Warriors reeled off three dominant wins over Purvis, Wayne County and Laurel to open the season, and all three phases looked very, very impressive.


Problems adding up for PCS

By CAMAL PETRO,

It’s only Week 3, but the Presbyterian Christian Bobcats have gone through a lot already. In rebuilding mode, PCS has played a tough schedule with young and inexperienced players. Now, it’s dealing with injuries at key positions.

Issues keep adding up for the Bobcats, and there’s not much they can do about it.




AP Prep Poll: Hattiesburg, Lumberton move up

By AP,

A panel of Associated Press state sports writers and editors, including Camal Petro of PineBeltSPORTS, vote in the Mississippi’s AP High School Poll.


Logan, Phillips honored by SEC

By STAFF REPORTS,

Two former area standouts helped Ole Miss earn a Week 1 win over Texas Tech last Saturday. In return, they were honored with Player of the Week accolades by the Southeastern Conference Monday.


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