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HATTIESBURG – Another Friday night, another blowout win for the Hattiesburg Tigers. This time Hattiesburg handed Wayne County a 49-6 loss, which moves it to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in Region 4-5A.

Just before the end of the first quarter, starting quarterback DeCarlos Nicholson was pulled for three plays after a penalty was called and an incomplete pass was thrown.

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 8 of high school football this week, we break down the all eight matchups Friday night.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Camal and Andrew discuss a few topics around the area.

It’s been a long time coming, but the Hattiesburg Public School District inducted its inaugural class to the Hattiesburg Hall of Fame last week. The class was made up of 14 honorees, including a handful of former professional athletes and a legendary sportswriter.

Hurricane grounds USM game

By HASKEL BURNS,

Because of the threat posed by Hurricane Florence, the Southern Miss football team will not make the trip Saturday to Boone, North Carolina, for its scheduled game against the Appalachian State Mountaineers.


PRCC announces challenging 2018-19 basketball schedule

By FROM PRCC,

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River’s men’s and women’s basketball teams loaded up on tough out-of-state competition this year in an effort to see what they’re made of ahead of MACJC play.

The Wildcats will travel to Texas, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida in search of tests before entering league play.


injury-plagued PCS welcomes Lamar School Friday

By CAMAL PETRO,

When a young team like Presbyterian Christian is in the process of gaining experience week by week, the players need a game like last week. In a 20-7 loss, the Bobcats were in the game, and there’s something to be said for that.





AP Prep Poll: Hattiesburg, Lumberton hold positions

By STAFF REPORTS,

Hattiesburg remains the No. 2 team in the state in the Mississippi AP Prep Poll, while Oak Grove dropped out after losing to the Tigers Friday night. The Tigers are also No. 1 in 5A, collecting 10 of the 12 first-place votes.

 


Pearl River continues winning ways with lopsided wins

By FROM PRCC,

POPLARVILLE— Friday was the latest example that Pearl River Community College should be in the conversation as one of the state’s top men’s soccer programs.

But even in the wake of a 5-1 victory over Meridian Community College that pushed the team’s record to 5-0, head coach Drew Gallant challenged his players.


Bobcat soccer teams sweep MGCCC

By FROM JCJC,

ELLISVILLE – The Jones College soccer teams continue to impress during the early part of the season.

The 14th-rated Lady Bobcats blanked Mississippi Gulf Coast 3-0 here Friday evening at Bobcat Soccer Field. The Lady Bobcats still have not allowed a goal this season.


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