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Presbyterian Christian School’s C.J. Buckhalter and Cameron Shaw didn’t know each other a few months ago. C.J. was entering the summer before his sophomore year on the Bobcats’ football team, while Shaw was making the move from Fort Worth, Texas, to Hattiesburg.

The Petal Panthers have found themselves in a rare position.

The Panthers’ backfield returns three players in 2019 who combined for 4,123 offensive yards, which leaves Petal coach Marcus Boyles and his assistant coaches with a lot of options on that side of the ball.

As of July 1, Marcus Boyles is back as the Petal Panthers head football coach.

The Mississippi high school coaching legend announced his retirement from his athletics director and head coach positions in March, but took back the reins last week.

Southern Miss basketball coach Jay Ladner admits his path to his new office inside Reed Green Coliseum isn’t common for other coaches.

“How did you do it? How can I do it?”

The Sacred Heart family is mourning right now.


No. 4 Pearl River has sweet trip to No. 18 Gulf Coast

By FROM PRCC,

PERKINSTON — No. 4 Pearl River extended its regular season success against archrival Gulf Coast to six straight victories Tuesday with a sweep at Ken “Curly” Farris Field. The Wildcats (22-5 overall, 7-3 MACJC) slugged their way to a 6-1 victory over the No.





Pearl River releases 2019 football schedule

By FROM PRCC,

POPLARVILLE — The dates have been set for Pearl River's 2019 football season.

The Wildcats will need to be road warriors next season with five of the team's nine games taking place away from Dobie Holden Stadium.


George County uses big inning to get by Oak Grove

By STAN CALDWELL,

HATTIESBURG – In the first game of a two-game series between two of the state’s top-ranked teams, it was visiting George County that drew first blood over Oak Grove.

The Warriors committed two costly errors in a decisive four-run rally that propelled the Rebels to a 5-1 victory Tuesday night at Harry Breland Field.



WCU basketball advances to NAIA Semifinals

By FROM WILLIAM CAREY,

KANSAS CITY – No. 14 William Carey University advances to the Fab Four for the first time in program history as it rallied to defeat the University of Science & Arts (Okla.) 102-98 in quarterfinal action of the 2019 NAIA Men's Basketball National Tournament at historic Municipal Auditorium.


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