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HATTIESBURG – Oak Grove senior Lekera Hughes wasn’t sure if she was going to play in the second-round matchup with Brandon Friday night. She wanted to, but it was still an unknown.

It’s baseball season, and time of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast Baseball Preview show. To piggyback off the Baseball Preview Magazine, which will be released late next week, sports editor Camal Petro brings content that won’t be in the magazine.

On Saturday, the Sacred Heart Lady Crusaders celebrated their third straight 1A/2A/3A State Championship, and the fifth title in school history. The feeling of raising the Golden Ball at the end of the soccer season could get repetitive.

That’s not the case, however.

SUMRALL – Monday night was a welcoming sight for Sumrall coach Larry Knight.

HATTIESBURG –Southern Miss pitching coach Chris Ostrander has quite a few options in the bullpen to go to this season, but freshman Jacob Weirich became the first Golden Eagle to appear in multiple games on the opening weekend.

Campbell to begin pro career

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

HATTIESBURG – Former Southern Miss men's basketball standout Quinton Campbell has signed to play with Obras Sanitarias of Argentina's Liga Nacional de Básquet, as 



USM opens fall practice

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

HATTIESBURG – The first official step toward the 2017 football season was taken Wednesday morning for Southern Miss as Jay Hopson’s squad utilized an almost three-hour workout in Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium.


Freeze resigns from Ole Miss

By ASSOCIATED PRESS,

Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that they found unacceptable.



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