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On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Andrew caught up with former Southern Miss star and Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier. They talk trade rumors and his time at Southern Miss.

They’re not brothers nor are they cousins. Petal’s Kobe Windham and Michael Windham aren’t related at all, but the two do share something in common.

With the 2018 campaign less than seven weeks away, Southern Miss redshirt-senior placekicker Parker Shaunfield has earned Preseason All-Conference USA nods.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Camal and Andrew discuss a handful of local topics.

Dexter Jordan made a surprise announcement early Tuesday morning. The long-time Louisiana-Lafayette signee declared he will not join the Ragin’ Cajuns’ program this fall, but instead he’ll head down the road to Pearl River Community College in Poplarville.


Tart ‘groomed’ to be Hattiesburg’s next star

By CAMAL PETRO,

Sophomore Caleb Tart is following in some impressive footsteps. Just like Hattiesburg seniors Joe Gray and Dexter Jordan, Tart is in line to be a four-year starter for the Hattiesburg Tigers after beginning his varsity career as a freshman shortstop in 2017.


Billy Cannon’s return ingrained in minds of Ole Miss' fans

By RICK CLEVELAND,

Billy Cannon, who died at age 80 over the weekend, remains the answer to a most interesting trivia question:

What native Mississippian scored perhaps the most famous touchdown in college football history, one that still gets replayed countless times nearly 60 years after the deed was performed.


Reedy an asset in leadoff role

By CAMAL PETRO,

As one of the more underrated players on the 2018 Hattiesburg Tigers team, senior Jay Reedy was the one who got the 5A State Championship started on a good note. Facing Bryce Brock, Lewisburg’s Mississippi State signee, he worked a full-count walk to start the game.





JCJC Lady Bobcats claim national softball championship

By SHAWN WANSLEY,

CLINTON – Jones County Junior College had finished runner-up three times in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament.

But the fourth time was the charm for the Lady Bobcats.

JCJC crushed Phoenix College (Arizona) 18-2 in the championship game Saturday afternoon at Traceway Park.



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