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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.

Petal host No. 2 ranked Pearl Friday


Petal will host the Pearl Pirates in a key district game as the two powerhouse teams square up Friday night for the Game of the Week in Pine Belt area play.

It’s also Homecoming for the Panthers.

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


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.


  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.