Sports

USM women beat UAB

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

BIRMINGHAM – Led by career-highs from Shonte Hailes and Megan Brown, the Southern Miss women’s basketball team (10-7, 2-2) snapped UAB’s (14-3, 3-1) seven-game win streak Thursday night with a 80-63 win over the Blazers in Bartow Arena.








Playing with a target on its back, Petal remains unbeaten

By ANDREW ABADIE,

Despite staying unbeaten and improving to 9-0, Petal left the court unsatisfied after its 61-53 win over Picayune (6-5).

“We don’t win by out athleting people and we don’t win by doing the highlight stuff,” Petal Coach Todd Kimble said. “We win by execution and playing harder than the team we played and that didn’t happen tonight.”



PHOTOS: OG takes on Brandon

By MATT BUSH,

Two of the best soccer programs in the state collided Monday night, as Brandon traveled to Oak Grove for a pair of games. The Lady Bulldogs scored the lone goal of the match halfway through the second half to beat the Oak Grove girls 1-0, then the Brandon boys and Warriors tied 0-0 in the nightcap.






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