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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.

Pearl River earns 11th seed, will face Williston State in NJCAA Tournament


POPLARVILLE — A wide range of emotions overcame Coach Chris Oney as his Pearl River Wildcats won the Region XXIII Tournament for the first time last week. Monday proved to be another emotional experience for the Wildcats’ coach as PRCC was the 22nd of 24 teams announced during the NJCAA Selection Show. 

Pearl River baseball tops No. 1 LSU-Eunice in extras


EUNICE, La. — On a night when their basketball counterparts were making history, Pearl River’s fifth-ranked baseball team was making a statement of its own.

The Wildcats picked up a big sweep Friday, topping Murray State College 15-8 before turning back around and beating No. 1 LSU-Eunice 4-3 in 11 innings.

Starting pitching leads Southern Miss to doubleheader sweep Friday


HATTIESBURG – Unlike in the two games last weekend, starting pitching was not an issue Friday.

On the backs of Walker Powell and Stevie Powers, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles swept a doubleheader with Holy Cross Friday with 4-1 and 5-3 wins. The two combined for 12 strong innings, two earned runs, 12 strikeouts and only one walk.