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In a season already filled with challenges, Sacred Heart suffered a tough loss to Richton Friday night and fell 40-11 to the Rebels from Perry County.

The No. 1 ranked women's soccer team from William Carey University defeated Thomas University 1-0, last Saturday afternoon at Crusader Field.

The Purvis Tornadoes got their first win of the season Friday night as they defeated Perry Central 27-8. The Tornadoes look to carry that winning momentum forward as they face a tough Northeast Jones Tiger team this week.

2013 is the last year the Hattiesburg Tigers started the season 0-3, but don’t count them out just yet. The Tigers tough first three games might have come in losses but winning division games and postseason play are what counts the most.

Sumrall experienced a tough road loss last Friday to Presbyterian Christian, but is looking to get things going against West Marion this week. The Bobcats are currently on a two-game losing and scoring streak bringing them to a 2-2 record for the season.

PREP POLL: Hattiesburg moves up in Top 10

By STAFF REPORTS,

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.


WATCH: Highlights from Southern Miss-Southern U (Week 2)

By FROM C-USA,

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:


JCJC soccer sweeps

By FROM JCJC,

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.


Bobcats blitz Mississippi Delta

By SHAWN WANSLEY,

ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College was solid all the way around in gaining its first victory of the season Thursday night at Bobcat Stadium-Sim Cooley Field.


Wildcats come up short

By STAN CALDWELL,

POPLARVILLE – No. 5 Northwest Mississippi was every bit as good as its ranking Thursday night as the Rangers dominated Pearl River 34-21 in MACJC football action at Dobie Holden Stadium.

PRCC (1-1) fell behind 27-0 in the second quarter and never recovered; Northwest is 1-0 after its first completed game of the year.


WATCH: Highlights from Southern Miss-Kentucky Week 1

By CAMAL PETRO,

Watch Southern Miss football highlights from its 24-17 loss to Kentucky from Saturday, Sept. 2. 

The conference has provided more than seven minutes of footage from the game. 

Southern Miss will host Southern (La.) Saturday at 6 p.m.


Lumberton looks to bounce back Friday after last week's loss

By CAMAL PETRO,

LUMBERTON – The Panthers had their chances to preserve their perfect record last week against Heidelberg, but a fumbled snap with less than two minutes was a big difference in the ballgame.

The loss hurts the win-loss column, sure, but in reality, it might benefit the team moving forward.


Petal, Laurel set for showdown

By CAMAL PETRO,

LAUREL – When asked, Petal coach Marcus Boyles said last year’s loss to Laurel isn’t lost on his mind, and he’s not afraid to remind his team of the 30-28 loss to the Golden Tornadoes as they prepare for the rematch this week.

There are a couple of take-a-ways from the loss he wants to remind his team about.


Sumrall 'not in position' to judge opponent's record

By CAMAL PETRO,

ENTERPRISE – So far, the switch for the Sumrall offense has worked out well. After the Week 1 loss to South Jones with the Wing-T offense, the Bobcats have won back-to-back games with junior Billy Garrity at quarterback with a more traditional style of offense.

With only two games under his belt, Garrity will only get better, too.


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