BILOXI – It’s only fitting Southern Miss’ home run king stepped up to the plate one swing away from winning a first-round game in the Conference USA Tournament.
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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?
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College looks to get back on track and open South Division the right way this week when the Wildcats make their first road trip of the season to East Central.
Kickoff Thursday at Bailey Stadium in Decatur is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Hattiesburg was the big winner in this week’s Associated Press Prep Poll, as the Tigers climbed into the Top 5 after beating previously No. 4-ranked Oak Grove.
The Warriors dropped to No. 8 in the overall poll, and No. 5 in the 6A poll, while Hattiesburg stayed put behind West Point in 5A, which is the No. 1 team in the state.
Southern Miss took down Southern University 45-0 Saturday, Sept. 9 to earn its first win of the season.
The Golden Eagles (1-1) will travel to Louisiana-Monroe, a Sun Belt Conference team, Saturday for a 6 p.m. contest.
Here are highlights from the Southern University game from Conference USA:
ELLISVILLE – There were plenty of superlatives for both Jones County Junior College soccer teams here on a pleasant Friday night at Bobcat Soccer Field.
Aimee Durn (Watford, England) had four goals and an assist to help the No. 19 Jones County Lady Bobcats whip Meridian, 8-1.