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PURVIS – For the first time since 2017, Purvis defeated Sumrall on the hardwood by a score of 66-33 Monday night.

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.

Hunter’s Haven helping feed the needy

By PHIL DIFATTA,

When the honorable Jesse Johnson, my skillful, highly-qualified editor (obvious kiss-up), asked if I could get my Weekly Mistake to him a little early this week because of the Christmas holiday, I suggested, “What if I write 'short', but send extra photos?”





Making mount requires elbow grease

By PHIL DIFATTA,

I'd taken a nice 9-point buck with my bow a couple of years ago and was having trouble deciding whether or not to pay the price of a shoulder mount. After all, Christmas was near, and the money could be used for gifts for the kids and grandkids. 


Petal off to a hot start

By JESSE JOHNSON,

With the Petal Panther football team receiving most of the shine with their sSouth State run and District champs title, the men’s basketball team looks to steer the glory to the hard court and continue the progress made from the previous successful year.



Hattiesburg Tigers have high hopes on the hardwood

By JESSE JOHNSON,

The Hattiesburg Tigers have high hopes on the hardwood as they look to take the experienced starters from a successful season a year ago, and make a deep push into the playoffs. The number of guys coming back and the amount of talent might just give the Tigers that push they are searching for.



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