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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.

Southern Miss falls to WKU in C-USA Semifinals

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

FRISCO, Texas -- If the clocks were turned back to fall, and many schools' basketball fans were told they were going to have 20 wins and a tie game with eight minutes left in their conference tournament semifinals, they would have taken it.


William Carey takes series against Mobile

By FROM WILLIAM CAREY,

HATTIESBURG – William Carey University baseball picked up a key SSAC series win as it split a doubleheader with No. 8 University of Mobile on Saturday afternoon at Milton Wheeler Field.

In Game 1, the Crusaders used some timely hitting late as they defeated the Rams, 10-4.





Apparently turkey calls don’t have to be perfect

By PHIL DIFATTA,

I offered up some of my best yelps and purrs to a boisterous gobbler one morning, but the tough old bird absolutely refused to be fooled. He'd come and go, come and go, but never gave me a shot. There were no natural barriers between us to stop him, and I just couldn't understand it.


WCU softball splits doubleheader Tuesday

By FROM WILLIAM CAREY,

HATTIESBURG – No. 15 William Carey University softball returned to action for the first time in nine days as it split its Tuesday afternoon doubleheader with Georgetown College at Joseph & Nancy Fail Field.

Errors proved costly for the Lady Crusaders as they dropped Game 1 of the 5-2.




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