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.
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OAK GROVE – Sometimes it really is better to be lucky than good.
Oak Grove got some lucky breaks when it was needed most and cashed them in for a dramatic 4-3 victory over Harrison Central in the second round of the Class 6A playoffs Friday night at Harry Breland Field.
PURVIS – Simply put, Newton County’s pitcher Shelby Anderson controlled the 4-0 win over Purvis in Game 1 of the third-round series. Anderson threw 14 strikeouts in the complete game shutout, and the Lady Cougars will have two games at their home field to close out the series Saturday.
Pickings will be slim where the New Orleans Saints are concerned in the NFL Draft that begins with the first round Thursday in Nashville.
HATTIESBURG – Cole Donaldson’s two-out double off the wall just right of center field capped a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday night that lifted Southern Miss to a 7-6 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette.