Since he was a freshman, Robert Henry has made plays for Lumberton High.As a junior, he seems to be making them all over the field. Henry rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns on 12 carries in the Panthers’ 41-7 win over Stringer.
Jones College welcomed another group of Bobcats into its Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday – all three of which made their marks in Ellisville.Daryl Terrell, Christian Ostrander and Jay Ladner are the inductees of the 13th Hall of Fame class.“It’s an honor,” Terrell said.
An intercity, non-district clash that has picked up steam in recent years – Oak Grove and Hattiesburg again do battle on Friday night.The Tigers are 0-2 for the first time since 2013 while the Warriors visit D.I. Patrick Stadium with a 2-0 record.“
Ever since Jay Hopson took over the Southern Miss program four seasons ago, his goal has been to re-establish the “Nasty Bunch” identity.The Golden Eagles are trending in that direction after finishing last season as the No. 3 defense in yards allowed per game.
Taylorsville and Bassfield High used to meet quite a bit on the football field back when the Yellowjackets roamed class 2A.Thursday night’s contest will be the first since Bassfield consolidated with Prentiss to form Jefferson Davis County.
As many USM players will see fellow Mississippi natives on the Mississippi State sideline on Saturday, the Bulldogs’ quarterback is an unfamiliar face.Senior Tommy Stevens made his first collegiate start in MSU’s 38-28 win over Louisiana-Lafayette after transferring from Penn State.
A last-second touchdown lifted PRCC to a 35-31 victory over Itawamba Community College to open the 2019 campaign.Terrance Humphrey’s fourth touchdown of the game went to Jaylan Wilson with 16 seconds left to give the Wildcats the go-ahead score in Fulton.
When Southern Miss unveils new offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner’s offense on Saturday against Alcorn State, Jack Abraham will be running the show under center.The junior quarterback earns the start in the Golden Eagles’ season-opener, beating out sophomore Tate Whatley in fall camp.
Jones College earned the respect of several junior college preseason polls after a 10-2 campaign and Mississippi Bowl win in 2018.The Bobcats enter Thursday night’s season-opener at Coahoma Community College ranked No. 4 in the NJCAA.
The Pearl River Wildcats return from a 2-7 season with redemption on their minds when they open the 2019 slate at Itawamba Community College on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.Third-year head coach Ted Egger is confident in the strength of PRCC’s defensive line, with five returning starters on that front.
There is one major rule change to high school football this season – though many coaches around the Pine Belt believe it will be minor.The National Federation of State High School Associations has mandated that officials use a 40-second play clock...
William Carey women’s soccer opened its defense of the 2018 NAIA national championship with a shutout victory over LSU-Alexandria.The No. 1 Lady Crusaders scored two goals in the first half off the foots of Itzayanna Gracia and Valeria Miranda.
Darrell Luter’s first opportunity to start as a freshman came in week four of PRCC’s 2018 season.The Oak Grove grad took advantage, finishing the year with two interceptions. Luter looks forward to an even bigger role in the Wildcats’ defensive backfield this season."
Jones College won ten games last season - including a bowl victory for the first time since 1998 - but fell short of a national championship on the football field. However, the Bobcats were awarded perhaps an even bigger honor as the NJCAA’s Football Academic Team of the Year.
Football coaches say it routinely – it all starts up front.Jay Hopson believes it and feels like the defensive line could be very stout for Southern Miss this fall.The Golden Eagles return preseason All-Conference USA linemen Jacques Turner and Demarrio Smith.
A new turf field, a new season and new life for Pearl River football.The Wildcats continue to grind toward their August 29 season-opener at Itawamba Community College.Third-year head coach Ted Egger is excited about five returners on the defensive line and a strong secondary this season.