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  • Columba Academy, Sacred Heart, Mount Olive open season with road wins

    Columba Academy, Sacred Heart, Mount Olive open season with road wins

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-08-22 21:52:19 GMT
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    Randy Butler wasn’t quite sure what to feel this past Friday, though in the end, he could only shake his head at the resilience of his Columbia Academy Cougars. 

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    Randy Butler wasn’t quite sure what to feel this past Friday, though in the end, he could only shake his head at the resilience of his Columbia Academy Cougars. 

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  • Terrell getting a kick out of playing football

    Terrell getting a kick out of playing football

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:53 AM EDT2017-08-21 05:53:36 GMT
    Kendyl Terrell (Hattiesburg kicker)Kendyl Terrell (Hattiesburg kicker)

     Kendyl Terrell swore she wasn’t nervous, at all, when  about four minutes into the first football game of her high school career, she pulled on her helmet to trot out on to the field and into the Hattiesburg High School history books.

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     Kendyl Terrell swore she wasn’t nervous, at all, when  about four minutes into the first football game of her high school career, she pulled on her helmet to trot out on to the field and into the Hattiesburg High School history books.

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  • Jefferson Davis opens inaugural season with win; Wayne County grabs Timber Bowl victory

    Jefferson Davis opens inaugural season with win; Wayne County grabs Timber Bowl victory

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:03 AM EDT2017-08-21 05:03:14 GMT
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    There wasn’t a state football championship on the line, or even the extra juice of a huge rivalry game.

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    There wasn’t a state football championship on the line, or even the extra juice of a huge rivalry game.

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  • Interceptions help Hattiesburg past Petal, 43-37

    Sunday, August 20 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-08-20 16:29:58 GMT
    Interceptions help Hattiesburg past Petal, 43-37Interceptions help Hattiesburg past Petal, 43-37

     From the second the football hit gloved hands, Hattiesburg High School cornerback Raykill Ducksworth knew he was touchdown-bound Saturday night against Petal High School.

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     From the second the football hit gloved hands, Hattiesburg High School cornerback Raykill Ducksworth knew he was touchdown-bound Saturday night against Petal High School.

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  • Lumberton outlasts North Forrest, 12-8

    Lumberton outlasts North Forrest, 12-8

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:59 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:59:32 GMT
    Davion Edwards ran for 124 yards and a touchdown Friday night in Lumberton High School’s 12-8 victory over North Forrest High School in Eatonville. The junior scored ripped off a 41-yard run that set up his 9-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, as he scoried what turned out to be the game-winning points for the visiting Panthers. But Edwards’ biggest run was an 8-yard carry with less than 2 minutes left in the game and Lumberton facing a fourth-and-3 at the North Fo...More >>
    Davion Edwards ran for 124 yards and a touchdown Friday night in Lumberton High School’s 12-8 victory over North Forrest High School in Eatonville. The junior scored ripped off a 41-yard run that set up his 9-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, as he scoried what turned out to be the game-winning points for the visiting Panthers. But Edwards’ biggest run was an 8-yard carry with less than 2 minutes left in the game and Lumberton facing a fourth-and-3 at the North Fo...More >>
  • Jefferson Davis County wins first game in program history

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:54 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:54:21 GMT
    Jefferson Davis County won its first game in program history over Harrison Central. Courtesy: WDAMJefferson Davis County won its first game in program history over Harrison Central. Courtesy: WDAM

    Jefferson Davis County is undefeated in its program history. The first-year school defeated Harrison Central 25-10 on Friday to open the 2017 season. Bassfield and Prentiss high schools consolidated to form Jefferson Davis County this year, and the Jaguars didn't waste time making a name for themselves in class 3A football.

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    Jefferson Davis County is undefeated in its program history. The first-year school defeated Harrison Central 25-10 on Friday to open the 2017 season. Bassfield and Prentiss high schools consolidated to form Jefferson Davis County this year, and the Jaguars didn't waste time making a name for themselves in class 3A football.

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  • South Jones shuts out Sumrall to begin season

    South Jones shuts out Sumrall to begin season

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:12:31 GMT
    South Jones dominated it’s season-opener Friday, getting a 36-0 victory over Sumrall. The Braves built a 23-0 lead through two quarters. This turned into a 29-0 edge following a fumble recovery and touchdown from Terrell Keys. Copyright WDAM 2017. All right reserved.  More >>
    South Jones dominated it’s season-opener Friday, getting a 36-0 victory over Sumrall. The Braves built a 23-0 lead through two quarters. This turned into a 29-0 edge following a fumble recovery and touchdown from Terrell Keys. Copyright WDAM 2017. All right reserved.  More >>
  • Oak Grove defeats Purvis in season opener

    Oak Grove defeats Purvis in season opener

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:07:41 GMT
    Oak Grove showed out Friday, opening the 2017 season with a 45-7 win at Purvis. The Warriors showcased plenty of offensive weapons, including the likes of quarterback John Rhys Plumlee, wide outs Kevin Barnett and Deltarus Thompson and running backs Hayes Maples and Jack Harris (both star on defense as well). Plumlee opened the scoring with a touchdown run of his own. He followed this with a touchdown pass to Thompson to make it 14-0. A run from Maples made it 21-0 in the second qu...More >>
    Oak Grove showed out Friday, opening the 2017 season with a 45-7 win at Purvis. The Warriors showcased plenty of offensive weapons, including the likes of quarterback John Rhys Plumlee, wide outs Kevin Barnett and Deltarus Thompson and running backs Hayes Maples and Jack Harris (both star on defense as well). Plumlee opened the scoring with a touchdown run of his own. He followed this with a touchdown pass to Thompson to make it 14-0. A run from Maples made it 21-0 in the second qu...More >>
  • Hattiesburg, Petal ready for Saturday night football

    Hattiesburg, Petal ready for Saturday night football

    Friday, August 18 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-08-18 23:14:41 GMT
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    Both Hattiesburg and Petal high schools got a taste of the 2017 season ahead  during a few quarters worth of jamboree football. Now, both the Tigers and the Panthers are ready for the real thing, and the teams will square off in one of the Pine Belt’s most anticipated games of the opening weekend of high school football. “I’m just anxious to play somebody,” Petal coach Marcus Boyles said. “It’s really hard to evaluate yourselves without ...More >>
    Both Hattiesburg and Petal high schools got a taste of the 2017 season ahead  during a few quarters worth of jamboree football. Now, both the Tigers and the Panthers are ready for the real thing, and the teams will square off in one of the Pine Belt’s most anticipated games of the opening weekend of high school football. “I’m just anxious to play somebody,” Petal coach Marcus Boyles said. “It’s really hard to evaluate yourselves without ...More >>
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    WATCH: WDAM 7 Gametime Show Aug. 18

    WATCH: WDAM 7 Gametime Show Aug. 18

    Friday, August 18 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-08-18 13:41:48 GMT
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    Missed the WDAM 7 Gametime show? No worries! We have your high school highlights right here!  

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    Missed the WDAM 7 Gametime show? No worries! We have your high school highlights right here!  

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  • Columba Academy, Sacred Heart, Mount Olive open season with road wins

    Columba Academy, Sacred Heart, Mount Olive open season with road wins

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-08-22 21:52:19 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    Randy Butler wasn’t quite sure what to feel this past Friday, though in the end, he could only shake his head at the resilience of his Columbia Academy Cougars. 

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    Randy Butler wasn’t quite sure what to feel this past Friday, though in the end, he could only shake his head at the resilience of his Columbia Academy Cougars. 

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  • Terrell getting a kick out of playing football

    Terrell getting a kick out of playing football

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:53 AM EDT2017-08-21 05:53:36 GMT
    Kendyl Terrell (Hattiesburg kicker)Kendyl Terrell (Hattiesburg kicker)

     Kendyl Terrell swore she wasn’t nervous, at all, when  about four minutes into the first football game of her high school career, she pulled on her helmet to trot out on to the field and into the Hattiesburg High School history books.

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     Kendyl Terrell swore she wasn’t nervous, at all, when  about four minutes into the first football game of her high school career, she pulled on her helmet to trot out on to the field and into the Hattiesburg High School history books.

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  • Jefferson Davis opens inaugural season with win; Wayne County grabs Timber Bowl victory

    Jefferson Davis opens inaugural season with win; Wayne County grabs Timber Bowl victory

    Monday, August 21 2017 1:03 AM EDT2017-08-21 05:03:14 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    There wasn’t a state football championship on the line, or even the extra juice of a huge rivalry game.

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    There wasn’t a state football championship on the line, or even the extra juice of a huge rivalry game.

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