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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.








Barnes scores 25 in Oak Grove's region championship win over Meridian

By CAMAL PETRO,

MERIDIAN – The third time was the charm for the Oak Grove Warriors.

After falling victim to Meridian in the previous two regular-season matchups, the Warriors finally got over the hump Friday night. In the Region 5-6A Tournament Championship at Meridian, Oak Grove took down the Wildcats 72-69 in overtime.








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