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.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has released the list of 10 host sites for the seventh annual NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round, and for the third straight year William Carey University was selected as a host site.
HATTIESBURG – It was a tale of two ballgames for the Presbyterian Christian Bobcats Tuesday night.
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River team has been playing playoff softball unofficially for several weeks. On Sunday, the Lady Wildcats guaranteed they’ll be playing official playoff games next week when they swept Coahoma 9-1 in six innings and 14-0 in five innings.
ST. MARTIN – Like a snowball rolling down a hill, errors and miscues started to mount up for the Oak Grove Warriors in Game 3 of a 6A third-round series.
OAK GROVE – This time there was no late-inning magic for Oak Grove. Indeed, there was no magic at all.
With a chance to sweep the Class 6A third round series against St. Martin at home, the Warriors came out flat, as the Yellow Jackets defeated the Warriors 6-2 Friday night at Harry Breland Field.
SUMRALL — For the first time this season, Sumrall dropped a home game. In a 4A third series, St. Stanislaus won Game 2 5-3 to force a rubber match Saturday.
For the Bobcats, it’s the second time in the playoffs that they 10-run-ruled an opposing team in Game 1 and then came back and lost in Game 2.
Outdoor information tends to get a little slim this time of year, and folks often ask me how I think of something to write week after week. That's a good question, too, especially when you consider my limited “thinking” capacity!
The plan seemed a sound one to this wizened sports writer. Mississippi State's Jake Mangum had pulled to within four hits of the all-time Southeastern Conference hits record. The Bulldogs had a three-game weekend series coming up with Georgia.