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PETAL – Hattiesburg junior Tadrian Leflore picked the right time to have the best game of varsity career. In fact, it was his first start in the Hattiesburg secondary.

EATONVILLE – Lumberton head football coach Zach Jones had no doubt in his mind who he was going to count on to win Friday night’s season opener at North Forrest.

PURVIS – The Oak Grove football team begins practice every day with the “jumbo” package on offense. It was only fitting it would start the first game of the season with that same package.

When senior quarterback Ty Howell takes the field Friday night against Oak Grove, it’ll be the first time he’ll see live action – well, besides last Friday night’s jamboree – since last October in the second to last game of the regular season.

On this week’s episode, the first games of the high school regular season are the top of conversation. We go through all six games in the area, finishing the show with Oak Grove-Purvis – our Game of the Week – talk.

Former USM standout Dozier heating up again for Twins

By JIM COLL,

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Matt Garza just missed his spot, elevating his pitch slightly from the catcher’s target and catching too much of home plate. At the crack of the bat it was obvious — Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier had not missed the opportunity.

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