WALB Election 2018 First Alert

Player of the Week - West Jones Defensive Back Cedric Bender

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

  Columbia battles unbeaten Magee for trip to State

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 welcomes Simmons to “The Pit” for South State

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.

West Jones earns spot in South State football finale for 3rd consecutive season

West Jones topped Laurel 42-21 Friday to punch its ticket to the Class 5A South State football title game for a third consecutive season.

Crusaders roll past Carver College, 96-49, to pick up season’s first win

William Carey University logged its foist win of the season with a 96-49 win Monday over visiting Carver College at Clinton Gym

Positive COVID-19 tests prompt cancelation of Ole Miss basketball classic, match vs. Memphis

Last week, coach Kermit Davis tested positive. A news release Monday says there have been additional positive cases and contact tracing is ongoing.

Saints defense stifles the Falcons to the tune of 8 sacks and 2 INT’s

Saints own a 7-game winning streak

  USM falls short against UTSA, drops 23-20 C-USA decision

The University of Southern Mississippi football team dropped a tough, 23-20 decision to Conference USA foe, University of Texas-San Antonio Saturday at M.M. Roberts Stadium.


  Nice Thanksgiving with chance for rain early in day

Hattiesburg man arrested on felony drug charges Tuesday

Lamarcus Hilton, 37, of Hattiesburg, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance.