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RIDGELAND – The Sacred Heart Lady Crusaders were so eager to claim their third straight 1A/2A/3A State Championship, they had to be ushered off the field twice for premature celebration.

HATTIESBURG – Hattiesburg coach Ernie Watson called sophomore Cameron Brown “the future” of Hattiesburg basketball after the Tigers’ 49-47 win over Pearl River Central in the Region Championship game Friday.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Hattiesburg star and Ole Miss baseball signee Joe Gray joins the show to discuss the Tigers and other topics around his game.

HATTIESBURG – The Sacred Heart Crusaders’ knife was sharp in Tuesday’s 1A/2A/3A South State Championship. That’s how head coach Joe Falla explained his team’s win over Resurrection to earn a trip to the State Championship.

HATTIESBURG – When Petal beat Oak Grove by 37 points last month to sweep the two-game season series, Panthers’ coach Todd Kimble said it was going to be tough to beat a team three times.

A breakdown of Southern Miss' recruiting class


The Southern Miss Golden Eagles added 23 football signees to the 2018 class, picking up seven new players on Wednesday’s National Signing Day after signing 16 on December’s early signing day.

Here’s a list of USM’s 2018 recruiting class, followed by a breakdown of each player.  

Dr. Doom well deserving of NFL Hall of Fame


The question is not whether or not Jackson State great Robert Brazile deserved his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this past weekend.

Of course, he does. The question is what took them so long.

Fielder signs with WCU


Oak Grove senior Zachary Fielder has gone through just about everything during his high school track and field career. He’s suffered through a knee injury, a shoulder injury, disappointment at the State Track Meet and he’s felt the glory of becoming a State Champion while breaking a state record.