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Lumberton coach Zach Jones was forced to learn a harsh lesson this past year.

“Hug your mama, daddy, grandma, grandpa, brothers, sisters and tell them you love them every time you get the chance because you never know when it’s the last time.”

The Lumberton Panthers football program has no doubt been successful under coach Zach Jones. Lumberton has three straight region titles under its belt, two south state appearances and it played for a state championship in Jones’ second season.

POPLARVILLE — Dexter Jordan didn’t waste any time making his professional dream official.

Pete Taylor Park and Hill Denson Field may have a different surface come the 2020 season. Southern Miss was forced to make numerous schedule changes this season due to weather and field conditions, so it has forced Southern Miss coach Scott Berry to look for a solution.

HATTIESBURG – For the second time in three years, Southern Miss outfielder Matt Wallner (Forest Lake, Minn.) earned All-America honors, Monday, by the publication Baseball America.

PHOTOS: PCS at Petal volleyball

By MATT BUSH,

The PCS Lady Bobcats swept Petal Monday night (25-16, 25-19, 25-13) to earn their third win of the young season and improve to a perfect 3-0. It was the Lady Panthers’ first match.

PCS returns to action at the Set it Off Challenge this weekend in Jackson, and Petal will travel to Columbia Thursday for a 7 p.m. contest.



USM continues practice Friday

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

HATTIESBURG – While the Southern Miss football team finished just its second practice of fall camp Friday morning, the Golden Eagles continue to look toward the upcoming season with their sights set on challenging for a Conference USA championship and third-straight bowl berth.


Campbell to begin pro career

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

HATTIESBURG – Former Southern Miss men's basketball standout Quinton Campbell has signed to play with Obras Sanitarias of Argentina's Liga Nacional de Básquet, as 



USM opens fall practice

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

HATTIESBURG – The first official step toward the 2017 football season was taken Wednesday morning for Southern Miss as Jay Hopson’s squad utilized an almost three-hour workout in Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium.


Freeze resigns from Ole Miss

By ASSOCIATED PRESS,

Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that they found unacceptable.




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