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PETAL – Holding just a two-point lead over Petal with just three seconds left before halftime, Oak Grove’s Jay Barnes came up with a steal and nailed a 3-point shot that gave the Warriors a 23-18 half time lead.

Sacred Heart’s boys basketball team is off to a rocky 4-12 start, but first-year Crusader coach Andrew Little said his young team has promise for years to come.

If you've hunted hard this season, yet haven't gotten your deer, now is NOT the time to throw in the towel. Instead, it's time to get serious. REAL serious.

If you were watching pro football Sunday, you probably saw 76-year-old Jimmy Johnson, the former two-time Super Bowl champion coach of the Dallas Cowboys, tearfully receive the news he has been selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.



Fresh from first win of the season, Tornadoes welcome NE Jones

By JESSE JOHNSON,

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.

Overall, Coach Brad Hankins felt his guys played well against Perry Central.




Sacred Heart Crusaders Aim to pick up first win.

By JESSE JOHNSON,

  Sacred Heart is looking to get its first win of the season as the Crusaders host Richton in a conference matchup Friday night.

Coach Ed Smith is pleased with his team’s progress and looks to continue to build off learning experiences.




USM turns to archives to prepare for Troy matchup

By ALAN HINTON,

Southern Miss coaches knew right where to start when preparing for Saturday’s 5 p.m. football game at Troy.

Their own archives.

That’s because first-year Troy head coach Chip Lindsey was the offensive coordinator under former Golden Eagle head coach Todd Monken in 2014-15.


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