Basketball

  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.

  East Marion’s John Rawls signs with Jones College

USM sweeps C-USA series against La. Tech

Bay Springs HS to host pep rally, parade to celebrate state title

  West Jones girls fall short of state title

  Bay Springs boys win second state basketball title with win over Ingomar

  East Marion downs Okolona to win first boys state basketball championship

Continued Coverage

  Three Pine Belt teams advance to state basketball finals

  Bay Springs returns to Jackson for 4th time in 5 years

  North Forrest Eagles soar to the semifinals

  East Marion advances to class 1A semifinals

  Hattiesburg back in “Big House” for 2nd straight year

  Unbeaten West Jones eyes state championship

  Jones, PRCC winners on day 1 of MACJC tourney

The MACJC men’s basketball tournament opened at Jones College on Tuesday. Jones battled Mississippi Delta down to the wire, coming away with a 78-73 win behind Galen Alexander’s 30 points.The Bobcats face Northeast Mississippi on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

  Three Pine Belt teams punch tickets to “Big House”

A number of Pine Belt area basketball teams punched their tickets to the “Big House” on Tuesday night. Here’s a look at some of the scores from around the area...

  Hattiesburg hoops primed for second-round matchup

The Hattiesburg Tigers are back in the playoffs. HHS hosts Wingfield on Saturday at 7 p.m.The goal is to return to the Coliseum where the Tigers fell in the quarterfinals last season. A tough region and non-region schedule prepared Hattiesburg for the postseason.

  North Forrest enters second round of 2A playoffs

North Forrest hosts Pelahatchie on Saturday in the second round of the class 2A playoffs.The Eagles (23-4) are happy to advance to round two after falling by one possession in the first round last season.

  Prep Basketball - 2nd Round Schedule

  High School Hoops - Region Tournament action

  High School Basketball - Friday Night Recap

  Pine Belt well-represented on All-Star basketball teams

  Friday night prep basketball scores

  Petal basketball heads to City of Palms Classic

  Kendrick Davis records 100th win with Wayne County basketball

Since rejoining his alma mater as the Wayne County boys basketball coach in 2013, Kendrick Davis has brought the War Eagles to the “Big House” in four of his five seasons – including two final four appearances and a state runner-up finish.

  FCAHS Lady Aggies spread Christmas cheer

The Forrest County girls basketball team proved they are winners both on and off the court.The Lady Aggies sponsored two needy children this Christmas as a part of the Salvation Army Angel Tree program.

  Petal boys remain unbeaten with win at West Jones

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 basketball sweeps Oak Grove

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.

  Columbia Academy’s Morgan Jones signs with Lady Eagle basketball

Lady Eagle basketball got a big signee on Wednesday – literally.Six-foot-two center Morgan Jones signed with Southern Miss women’s basketball out of Columbia Academy."It's like a lifetime dream,” Jones said.

  Video: Mississippi basketball coach uses sign language in pep talk to deaf team

The video shows Bulldogs coach Sekoe White passionately communicating to the team in American Sign Language during a timeout, as they tried to mount a comeback against Jackson Preparatory School