A little bit of rain never hurt anybody. And in some cases on Friday, the rain helped separate the good teams from the South State championship teams. Here’s a look at the semifinal scores from around the Pine Belt...
The Mustangs advanced to the South State title game for the third year in a row after they beat Laurel on Friday night with a 42-21 win. One of the biggest plays of the game came from defensive back Cedric Bender. The senior recovered a fumble and returned it 93 yards for a touchdown in the second
It was on their minds all spring, summer and the start of fall.After winning region 8-3A and 13 straight games en route to the 2019 South State Title, Columbia came up one win shy of the state championship last season.The Wildcats have a chance to redeem themselves against Magee on Black Friday.
Lumberton High School’s grown accustomed to practicing on Thanksgiving Day.The Panthers prepare for their fourth South State game in the last six years on Friday. Simmons (4-0) comes to “The Pit” having played just four games this season.
As December nears, the number of schools still playing football dwindles. Week 12 of the high school season did not disappoint in the Pine Belt. Here’s a look at some of the scores from around the area and who punched their ticket to South State...
The Bobcats hung tough with Mississippi Gulf Coast for a quarter until the Bulldogs pulled away much like they have in their last 20 games.MGCCC took down Jones College 35-8 on Thursday to win its 21st game in a row and clinch the MACCC South Division.
Competing in Region 8-3A – a region that’s represented the South in the last three state championships – Columbia and West Marion were bound to meet again in November. October 16th’s matchup is about as good as it gets in high school football.
For the first time in 21 days, Jones College will take to the football field when it visits Mississippi Gulf Coast on Thursday.It just so happens to be for the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference South Division Title.
Twenty-two carries for 250 yards is not too shabby – especially for a quarterback.Stone Ross handled just about every snap in Wayne Academy’s 49-21 win over Brookhaven Academy. The junior has been the straw stirring a drink that’s brought the Jaguars all the way to the MAIS 4A state championship.
It’s a big week for Will Hodo as his Wayne Academy Jaguars prepare to host Brookhaven Academy in the semifinals of the MAIS 4A playoffs.It became an even bigger week when Hodo signed a baseball scholarship with the University of Alabama on Thursday morning.
Every two years, high school football teams around the state of Mississippi undergo a shift in regions and/or classifications due to population size. Schools in the Pine Belt will feel the effects of these changes come next fall.
The playoffs officially arrived in the Pine Belt. The first Friday of November provided a number of competitive games across the area.Here’s a look at some of the scores from week 10 of the high school football season...
He makes it sound easy."I just trust the [offensive line] to not let any [defensive] lineman, linebacker touch me and then [I] just give the receiver a chance to catch the ball,” said Oak Grove junior quarterback Kabe Barnett.
Once again, the Coronavirus got in the way of another Friday night of high school football with several games cancelled across the Pine Belt.But the games that remained turned out to be thrillers on the eve of Halloween. Here’s a look at some of the scores from around the area...
They’ve been doing battle for nearly a century.When you factor in Jones College and Pearl River Community College are separated by just 60 miles, it’s no wonder this game is considered a “Catfight” the last 90 years.