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Mississippi High School Football
When Presbyterian Christian School Athletics Director Josh Dorman set out to fill the PCS head football coach vacancy, he and Headmaster Dr. Allen Smithers had a list of characteristics they wanted in a new coach.
The name John Rhys Plumlee shouldn’t be an unfamiliar one by now. Whether on the gridiron or the baseball diamond, Mississippians who follow even an ounce of high school sports have heard his name before.
Purvis coach Perry Wheat is stepping down as the Tornadoes’ head football coach, he announced Friday. The thought of resigning was on his mind a lot lately, and he thought now was a good time to make it official.
He wanted to give the program the opportunity to find a new coach in time for spring football practice.
HATTIESBURG – The best of the best in Mississippi and Alabama have converged on the Hub City in preparation for Saturday’s 31st playing of the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game. Kickoff is set for Noon at Southern Miss’ M.M. Roberts Stadium.
OXFORD – The season to remember didn’t have the picture-perfect ending. The Hattiesburg Tigers fell to the West Point Green Wave, the defending state champions, 41-15 Saturday night in the 5A State Championship at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
The Hattiesburg Tigers left the Hub City Saturday morning at 9 a.m., boarding a charter bus for Oxford. Hattiesburg and West Point are set for the 5A State Championship Saturday at 7 p.m. The game is played at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on the campus of Ole Miss.
As Hattiesburg prepares for the 5A State Championship Saturday, check out highlights from the 2017 season.
The Tigers will play West Point Saturday in Oxford at 7 p.m. for the State Championship. It’s the first trip for Hattiesburg since 1998, while the Green Wave have defending 5A Champs and winners of 27-straight games.
The Hattiesburg Tigers’ senior class has been the backbone for the 2017 team. As ninth-graders, Hattiesburg had a 6-7 overall record with a first-round loss, and now the group of 28 seniors will lead a 14-0 region champion team into Ole Miss’ Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Saturday night.