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.
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ELLISVILLE – It was a frustrating night for the No. 8 Jones College Bobcats here Thursday at Bobcat Stadium/Sim Cooley Field.
Reggie Hayes threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Demarcus Johnson with just 7.2 seconds left to lead the Holmes Bulldogs to a 25-23 victory over the Bobcats.
POPLARVILLE— Pearl River Community College scored first Thursday night but couldn’t maintain the early momentum against the nation’s No. 1 team, ultimately falling to East Mississippi at Dobie Holden Stadium 59-10.
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.
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.
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.
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.