Purvis Tornadoes

PREP POLL: Hattiesburg remains No. 5 in state

By STAFF REPORTS,

Not much changed in this week’s Associated Press Prep Poll, as the Hattiesburg remains the only team in the area ranked in Overall Top 10 at No. 5. Petal is also receiving a vote in the poll, but it’s 15 votes behind No. 10 East Central.

Lumberton dropped from T-4 to sitting alone at No. 5 in the 1A poll, too.

PODCAST: Petal head coach Marcus Boyles + plus breakdowns of area games

By CAMAL PETRO,

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, sports editor Camal Petro sits down with Petal head coach Marcus Boyles. They discuss last week’s win over Oak Grove, Boyles’ team and this week’s matchup with Brandon.

After the break, the other seven contests featuring area teams are analyzed. 

Purvis will see familiar face on opposite sideline

By CAMAL PETRO,

LEAKSVILLE – It might be Purvis versus Greene County Friday, but there’s another interesting storyline to the game.

The Tornadoes offense will match up with a familiar face, and no, it’s not a player. Greene County defensive coordinator Jacob Aycock spent time in Purvis, and he’s acquainted with Purvis’ offensive personnel.

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