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PEARL – The Sumrall Bobcats couldn’t find that elusive timely hit in Game 2 of the 4A State Championship series Friday.

PEARL – The Sumrall offense scored seven runs off nine hits Thursday in Game 1 of the 4A State Championship series, but 11 runners left on base came back to haunt the Bobcats.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast it’s all Sumrall baseball, as the Bobcats prepare for the 4A State Championship series this weekend.

SUMRALL – Hunter Barrett found himself at the bottom of a dogpile Tuesday night, and there was no place he’d rather be in that moment.

After resigning as the Southern Miss head softball coach Friday, Wendy Hogue is returning to Petal High School to head the softball program once again. The school board approved the hiring on Tuesday, and she’ll be introduced at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday inside the Petal Football Fieldhouse.

WATCH: Highlights from USM-ULM Week 3


Southern Miss beat Louisiana Monroe 28-17 Saturday, Sept. 16 in its first road game of the season.

The Golden Eagles will have an off week this week before hosting North Texas the following week for a 6 p.m. first kick. 

Petal native scores for Carey soccer


Mobile, Ala.- No. 7 William Carey University dominated from start to finish as it defeated Thomas University 4-3 in non-conference action in Mobile.

The Lady Night Hawks notched the first goal of the game just 60 seconds into the match but Carey was unfazed. 

Second half keys JCJC


CLARKSDALE – Jones County Junior College used an overwhelming second half performance to defeat Coahoma Community College, 33-16 here Thursday evening at James E. Miller Stadium.

The Bobcats only led 12-10 at halftime and had an 88-87 yard advantage in total offense.

Sumrall's rushing attack heads to Richton Friday night


RICHTON – Just like last season, the Bobcats have posted a 3-1 record through their first four games, and with two games of non-district opponents left to be played, they’ll try to finish it off strong before traveling to Purvis on Friday, Sept. 29.

PCS puts 4-0 mark on the line at Lamar


MERIDIAN – PCS coach Joey Hawkins said prior to official practice beginning it’d take at least four weeks into the regular season to build his team’s offensive identity. Whether or not the Bobcats have achieved that, and it seems they’re on the right track, they’re 4-0 on the young season.

PETRO: Observations after a month of football


Just like that, we’re four weeks into the high school football season and two weeks into the college football season, so naturally, I have some thoughts I’d like to share. Like I did a few weeks ago, I’ll break down those thoughts into four subject lines.

First down: How good is Hattiesburg?

JCJC to make long trip to Coahoma


ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College head coach Steve Buckley knows his Bobcats are in for a challenge as they make the long road trip to Clarksdale this week to battle Coahoma.