When the Oak Grove Warriors take the field in just a couple of weeks, they’ll be doing so on brand new turf. But they aren’t the only ones benefitting.
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SUMMIT – Jones County Junior College head coach Steve Buckley said his Bobcats would not overlook winless Southwest.
The second-year head Bobcat proved to prophetic as JCJC routed the Bears 61-20 here Thursday night at John I. Hurst Stadium.
HATTIESBURG – It’s been quite a while since the Bobcats have lost two games in a row, but here they are in that situation.
There’s no panic from PCS coach Joey Hawkins, though.
“Hey, it’s a long season,” he said. “You have to keep playing and continue to be excited and do the things you have to do to win the ballgame.”
COLUMBIA – While the players on each team weren’t part of it, Lumberton and East Marion are former 2A rivals that played in the same region for many years.
ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College is riding a three-game winning streak and received votes in the latest NJCAA football poll.
Southwest is winless and has had a number of injuries during the first part of the season.
But JCJC head coach Steve Buckley said the Bears will provide a test for the Bobcats this week.
This wasn't big news in Mississippi last weekend, but it was in North Carolina and in the Atlantic Coast Conference. It deserves some mention in the Magnolia State.
POPLARVILLE – Too many self-inflicted mistakes proved too much for Pearl River Community College to overcome Thursday night in a 42-16 setback at the hands of Hinds in South Division football action at Dobie Holden Stadium.