Petal’s 3-game win streak places them atop region

A string of wins over Pearl, Oak Grove and Brandon has Petal in the driver’s seat of Region 3-6A at 3-0.

  Marion County clash features two unbeatens

  Player of the Week - Zhakerreun “Phat” Wesley

High School Football Recap: Week 8; Part 4

Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams paid for more than 500 mammograms in honor of late mother

Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild

High School Football Recap: Week 8; Part 3

Continued Coverage

Saints triumph in low-scoring affair against the Jags, extend win streak to 4 games

  Gametime - Week 8 of high school football

Bryant bounces back to lead Missouri over Mississippi

Pine Belt Football Recap: Week 8; Part 2

  Golden Eagles soar past North Texas, 45-27

  Athlete with one arm swings away in Special Olympics

Pearl River Picks Up Thrilling Win On Homecoming

The Wildcats picked up a win in dramatic fashion on Saturday.

  Columbia takes down Jefferson Davis County, 36-22

Columbia High School top Jefferson Davis County, 36-22, Friday night.

Defense delivers as Tennessee tops Mississippi State 20-10

Tennessee intercepted three passes, shut down Southeastern Conference rushing leader Kylin Hill and withstood an injury to quarterback Brian Maurer in a 20-10 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday.

High School Football Recap: Week VIII; Part I

Laurel and Bay Springs high schools picked up football victories Thursday night.

Purvis powers past Sumrall, 28-17, in region play

Alvin Kamara questionable for Sunday’s game against Jacksonville

  Thursday Night Football Scores

  Columbia, Jeff Davis clash in region 8-3A

  Jones College steamrolls Northeast MS, 35-3

  USM hopes to slow down North Texas QB Mason Fine

Plumlee excelling in trial by fire

The plan was for John Rhys Plumlee never to take a meaningful snap in the 2019 season. That plan has changed.

  Sumrall, Purvis renew “Battle of Highway 589”

Purvis High School rolled into Friday night’s region 7-4A opener against Stone with a three-game win streak and a ton of confidence.The Tornadoes didn’t waver when the game was moved to Saturday morning at Pearl River Community College, jumping out to a 26-6 lead over the Tomcats.

  Hattiesburg’s Gayden Hence a special teams weapon for PRCC

Folks around Hattiesburg may recognize Pearl River Community College’s punter as a former Tiger.Then again, they may not because Hattiesburg didn’t do a whole lot of punting when Gayden Hence was in high school.The PRCC freshman is getting plenty of opportunities in Poplarville.

  Jones College enters final stretch of the season

Jones College notched another complete performance on Saturday in its 49-6 win over PRCC.The No. 12 Bobcats (4-2, 3-1 MACJC) racked up 448 yards of offense while limiting the Wildcats to just 100 yards.

LIST: Pine Belt high schools reschedule football games

Some Pine Belt high schools have rescheduled football games due to the possibility of storms Friday night.

  Fake Nikes worth $2.2 million seized at California port

The street value of the faux cargo is estimated at more than $2.2 million.

PRCC Homecoming 2019 this Saturday

Pearl River Community College will host its 2019 Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Oct. 12.

  Player of the Week - Petal’s Micah McGowan

Petal High School returned to a damp football field after a lengthy lightning delay on Friday, knotted 7-7 with rival Oak Grove.Panthers head coach Marcus Boyles put the football in the hands of senior Micah McGowan 27 times.

High School Football Recap: Week 7; Part 3

Wayne County, Laurel, Purvis, pick up football wins Friday night.,

High School Football Recap: Week 7; Part 2

Richton, Mt. Olive and Lumberton high schools picked up football victories Friday night.

Saints linebacker won’t have to pay fine; school shows support with ‘Child of God’ headbands

A Metairie Catholic school showed support to a Saints player by letting students wear headbands expressing their faith.

High School Football Recap: Week 7; Part 1

Northeast Jones, West Jones, West Marion and Taylorsville high schools picked up football victories over the weekend.

Bridgewater delivers a Saints win with 4 touchdown passes

Saints improve to 4-1 on the season

  Petal defeats Oak Grove, 21-7

Petal High School tops archrival Oak Grove High School, 21-7.

  Gametime - Week 7 of high school football

The first Friday in October provided plenty of thrills – and lightning. Many weather delays across the Pine Belt pushed games late into the night, while some were postponed to later dates.Here’s a look at some of the scores from week seven of the high school football season...

Various events set for Jones College Homecoming 2019

Jones College is planning to have a "Bobcat Revolution" for Homecoming 2019.

  Game of the Week Preview: Petal at Oak Grove

Petal and Oak Grove renew rivalry on Friday night.

  The foot of a freshman leads USM kicking

When junior placekicker Briggs Bourgeois went down with an injury during USM’s spring football game, coach Jay Hopson was unsure who to turn to.“It was my biggest concern leaving spring practice and the spring game,” Hopson said.

  Taylorsville dominates Bay Springs, 42-6

Taylorsville head coach Mitch Evans described the Tartars’ 28-0 loss at Jackson Prep last Friday as a little slice of “humble pie.”The loss was Taylorsville’s first of the season and first shutout since 2004. The Tartars responded on Thursday by dominating Bay Springs 42-6 to open Region 5-2A play

  Jones College, PRCC prepare for 89th “Catfight”

When Jones College and Pearl River Community College line up opposite one another on Saturday at 2 p.m., it will be for the 89th time.The longstanding rivalry continues this weekend in Ellisville where the No. 14 Bobcats are off to a 3-2 start (2-1 MACJC).

  USM defense challenges itself ahead of North Texas game

Southern Miss will not field a football team on Saturday – but coach Jay Hopson wants to his team improve this week.The Golden Eagles (3-2, 1-0 Conference USA) are working on fundamentals and technique during their bye week, ahead of the October 12 contest against North Texas.

USM’s Abraham named C-USA Player o’Week

University of Southern Mississippi quarterback Jack Abraham was named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week after throwing for 351 yards and three touchdowns against the University of Texas-El Paso.

Prep all-star football rosters include area standouts

Players and coaches from teams in the Pine Belt will be participating in both games.

  Player of the Week - Bay Springs junior Eddie Payton

In its 6-0 start to the season, Bay Springs has found different ways to win ball games.At Clarke County on Friday, it was the defense that stepped up and yielded just seven points. Junior Eddie Payton had a hand in the Bulldogs’ success with 11 tackles, one sack and two forced fumbles.

Businessman places $3.5 million bet at Biloxi casino on Astros to win 2019 World Series

McIngvale is a businessman from Houston who is known for owning and operating the Gallery Furniture retail chain.

Saints hand Cowboys first loss of season in defensive slugfest

First win without a touchdown for the black and gold since 1998. New Orleans improve to 3-1.

John Rhys Plumlee & offense were silver lining in Bama loss

Fans and analysts both saw this as a tough game for the Rebels to win in Tuscaloosa.

High School Football Recap: Week 6; Part 3

Wrapping up Week 6 of high school results in the Pine Belt.

High School Football Recap: Week 6, Part 2

Petal, West Marion, Lumberton and George County each picked up high school football victories Friday night.

  USM opens C-USA play with methodical 31-13 win over UTEP

The University of Southern Mississippi rolled past the University of Texas-El Paso 31-13 Saturday.

Drew Brees could return sooner than expected thanks to some new technology

Fox Sports reports Brees could be out a total of five weeks with a right thumb injury

  High School Football Recap: Week 6, Part 1

West Marion, West Jones, Sumrall, Petal high schools log football wins Friday night.

PCS runs past mistake-prone Columbia Academy, 41-22

Presbyterian Christian School rolled past Columbia Academy 41-22 Friday night.

  Gametime - Week 6 of high school football

District play began for many teams in week six of the high school football season. Here’s a look at some of Friday night’s scores from around the Pine Belt...

  Petal man heading to arm wrestling world championships

A Petal man will be representing the U.S. in an international arm wrestling championship.

Beer sales at USM home games starts Saturday

For the first time ever, beer and light wine will be sold inside M.M. Roberts Stadium when the Golden Eagles take on the UTEP Miners.

Lawyer appeals NFL no-call ruling after abuse case citation

The "Nola No-call" lawsuit is back on, weeks after an attorney and New Orleans Saints fan said he was dropping it.

  Game of the Week Preview: PCS at Columbia Academy

Columbia Academy is set to host PCS on Friday night for its homecoming game.

Jones bounces back in big way; PRCC drops 4th straight

The offense came alive for Jones College and the defense held its own as the Bobcats trounced Southwest Mississippi 34-6 on Thursday night.No. 17 Jones gained 504 yards of offense compared to the Bears’ 163.

Seminary travels to Purvis for final, non-region

Purvis to welcome Seminary to town for the final. no-region game for both high schools.

USM football has received 9 verbal commitments

Nine players have committed to the University of Southern Mississippi's football program.

  The versatile D.Q. Thomas leads USM in tackles

If there’s one thing Jay Hopson knows well, it’s defense.The 27-year coaching veteran has seen a lot talented football players from stops at LSU, Florida and Michigan.His compliments of USM defensive back D.Q. Thomas can be considered high praise.

  Player of the Week - Richton’s Dylan Farve

After hosting the school’s first playoff game last season, Richton has gone through some growing pains in 2019.An inexperienced group of Rebels turned to senior Dylan Farve on Friday night, who helped lead Richton a 40-11 win over Sacred Heart.

  Hattiesburg, Wayne County open region play with a rumpus

District play begins Friday for class 5A – a new season and new life for many programs around the Pine Belt.Hattiesburg High is hoping to start strong at Wayne County after a 1-3 non-district record.

  Petal opens district play against pesky Pearl Pirates

In what is shaping up to be one of the toughest regions in class 6A, Petal is glad to play host to Pearl in Friday’s region 3-6A opener.Both the Panthers (3-1) and Pirates (3-1) enter Friday’s game after a bye week.

Saints bring Stephone Anthony back to New Orleans

Two years and one week after trading Stephone Anthony to the Miami Dolphins, the Saints are bringing the 2015 first round pick back to New Orleans, according to an NFL Network report.

Morstead named NFC’s Special Teams Player of the Week

Through three contest Morstead is averaging 50.5 yards per punt

Cowboys favored by 2.5-points over the Saints

The Cowboys enter Sunday's game undefeated

Cowboys vs. Saints is hottest - most expensive - ticket in the NFL

When the Dallas Cowboys come to New Orleans for a primetime showdown against the Saints on Sunday night, tickets will at a premium.

High School Football Recap: Week 5; part 2

Lumberton, Bay Springs, Columbia, Taylorsville and Purvis high schools each picked up a Friday night football win.

High School Football Recap: Week 5; part 1

West Marion High School shut out Sumrall High School 43-0 Friday night.

A total team effort propels the Saints to a win over the Seahawks without Brees

Saints improve to 2-1 on the season

Munoz wins Sanderson Farms in playoff for 1st PGA Tour title

Munoz, who closed with a 2-under 70, made it two straight weeks for South American winners, following Joaquin Niemann winning last week at the Greenbrier.

Former Ole Miss QB Jevan Snead found dead at 32

Officials say foul play is not suspected.

No. 23 California holds on to defeat Mississippi 28-20

Chase Garbers threw for four touchdowns, but No. 23 California needed a game-saving tackle at the 1-yard line from linebacker Evan Weaver on the game’s final play to defeat Mississippi 28-20 on Saturday.

Hill Leads Mississippi State to 28-13 win over Kentucky

Kylin Hill rushed for 120 yards and three touchdowns to lead Mississippi State to a 28-13 victory over Kentucky on Saturday.

  Alabama pounds Southern Miss, 49-7

Alabama downs Southern Miss, 49-7.

  Hattiesburg stuns Jefferson Davis County with 2nd-half rally

Hattiesburg rallies past Jefferson Davis County for 28-27 football win.