Petal basketball remained unbeaten with a 62-43 win at West Jones on Friday night.The Panthers improved to 8-0 and will host Picayune on Tuesday at 8 p.m. The Mustangs dropped to 4-5 and host Ridgeland on Tuesday.
Hattiesburg senior Taytum Terrell signed a soccer scholarship with Troy University on Wednesday morning.Despite tearing her ACL in September, Terrell was still very high on the Trojans’ list of recruits. Her Hattiesburg High career ends with 203 goals.
The Lady Crusaders were regulars in Orange Beach.William Carey’s trip to the NAIA women’s soccer championships in November was its seventh consecutive visit – and tenth in the last 11 years – to the Alabama Gulf Coast.However, this season felt different.
The Battle of the ‘Burg took to the basketball court on Tuesday night as Hattiesburg and Oak Grove squared off.The Tigers swept the Warriors as the defending state champion Hattiesburg girls opened the night with a 58-32.
William Carey basketball kept rolling on Tuesday, taking down Rust College 94-49 for its fourth straight victory.Junior Brandon Cranford led all scorers with 17 points while junior Rodney Mallett added seven assists for the Crusaders (5-3).
Columbia native Johnathan Abram earned second-team All-SEC honors on Tuesday.The East Marion grad became Mississippi State’s first safety since 2013 to earn all-conference honors after leading the Bulldogs with 93 tackles in his senior season.A product of JCJC,
Seminary has been battle-tested this season.Two of the Bulldogs three losses came against Taylorsville and Poplarville – teams that are both competing for a state championship alongside Seminary this weekend.
After a two-year playoff drought, Oak Grove is back in the state championship for the first time since 2014.The Warriors (12-2) battle Horn Lake (14-0) on Friday at 7 p.m. in the class 6A state title.It’s been many of the same players as the past few years who have led Oak Grove to this point.
Jones College is a victory away from posting ten wins for the first time since 2001 and just the seventh time in school history.The Bobcats were afforded another chance to play when they earned a bowl bid for the first time since 2004.
The Golden Eagles took a break from football on Wednesday to feed those in need at Christian Services of Hattiesburg.It is the fourth straight Thanksgiving Southern Miss has paid a visit to Christian Services.
West Jones did not win 11 games overnight.The Mustangs have been dominant defensively all season long – yielding just 8.4 points per game. However, it was West Jones’ 37-14 win at previously-unbeaten Hattiesburg High in the quarterfinals of the class 5A playoffs that opened people’s eyes.
One of Oak Grove’s only two losses this season came against Brandon in mid-October.Since then, the Warriors have won four straight and find themselves practicing the week of Thanksgiving. Oak Grove meets the Bulldogs for a second time on Friday in the 6A South State title.