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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.

The Petal Panthers have found themselves in a rare position.

The Panthers’ backfield returns three players in 2019 who combined for 4,123 offensive yards, which leaves Petal coach Marcus Boyles and his assistant coaches with a lot of options on that side of the ball.

As of July 1, Marcus Boyles is back as the Petal Panthers head football coach.

The Mississippi high school coaching legend announced his retirement from his athletics director and head coach positions in March, but took back the reins last week.

Southern Miss basketball coach Jay Ladner admits his path to his new office inside Reed Green Coliseum isn’t common for other coaches.

“How did you do it? How can I do it?”

The Sacred Heart family is mourning right now.

PRCC upsets MGCCC

By STAN CALDWELL,

POPLARVILLE – The celebration was loud and boisterous in the home locker room at Pearl River Community College.


Oak Grove falls at Brandon

By BRANDON SHIELDS,

BRANDON — Will Rogers and the Brandon Bulldogs had one goal in mind.

Clinch a playoff spot.

Well the Bulldogs did just that in a 52-33 shootout win over Oak Grove in a crucial Region 3-6A matchup at Bulldog Stadium on Friday night.





Purvis travels to Poplarville

By CAMAL PETRO,

Friday’s win over Lawrence County was the type of offensive output Purvis coach Perry Wheat has been wanting to see for all season. The Tornadoes racked 455 total yards of offense, which was led by a ground attack that had 353 yards.


PRCC welcomes Gulf Coast

By STAN CALDWELL,

POPLARVILLE – Coming off a hard-fought defeat at the hands of Jones County, Pearl River Community College gets no respite, as the Wildcats welcome Mississippi Gulf Coast to the PRCC campus for homecoming.



USM' Parks enjoys solid outing Saturday after early-season injury

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

HATTIESBURG Southern Miss redshirt junior running back Tez Parks enjoyed a bit of a breakout game in last Saturday’s 24-0 shutout of UTEP.

Parks, the LaGrange, Ga., native, missed the first three games with an injury and had seen limited duty in his first two games back with 17 yards on five carries.


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