PETAL – Petal sought revenge on Friday for its season-ending loss to Pearl in 2016, a 24-3 loss in the Class 6A South State championship game.
HEIDELBERG – The Lumberton Panthers are coming off a huge win over a 4A program, but they don’t have time to rest on their laurels. The Panthers (2-0) travel to Heidelberg this week, a team that beat 5A Wingfield on the road in Week 1 and nearly pulled off a win at Southeast Lauderdale last week.
We’re a couple of weeks into the season and I’ve seen five of our eight teams, so I thought I’d share some thoughts on what I’ve seen or heard so far. I’ve separated this column into four separate topics that have caught my attention so far this young season.
First down: The undefeated teams in the area
Forecasting college football seasons is a fool's errand, but I've been called worse than a fool so many times before. That includes last season when my prediction was that Ole Miss would win nine football games.