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This part of the country is known as an untapped well for the recruitment of high school boy’s soccer players. There are just not many opportunities to go around.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, sports editor Camal Petro kicks off the summer high school football coverage with Oak Grove and a conversation with Mississippi State commit and Warriors’ defensive end, Jack Harris.

A quick look at Jarius Reimonenq’s Twitter account and you’d think he’s a huge Batman fan. His cover photo is from the movie “The Dark Knight Rises” and his Twitter name is “Dark Knight.”

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, long-time Southern Miss beat writer Jason Munz joins the show to discuss his time in Hattiesburg and how tough it is to leave for Memphis.

Believe it or not, there are some things Joe Gray enjoys doing as much as being on the baseball diamond.


Eddie Brescher named USM men's golf coach


HATTIESBURG – Southern Miss Director of Athletics Jon Gilbert announced the hiring of Eddie Brescher as Men’s Golf coach Friday afternoon.

Brescher, most recently the Southern Miss interim Women’s Golf coach during the spring season, takes over for coach Jerry Weeks, who recently retired following 12 years at the helm of the program.

No. 2 JCJC Bobcats’ winning streak now at 18 games


GOODMAN – No. 2 Jones County took two from Holmes here Wednesday afternoon at Charlie Donald Field.

JCJC scored seven runs in the sixth inning and won game one, 12-2 in six innings. The Bobcats then completed the sweep over the Bulldogs with an 8-3 decision in game two.

Area teams have tough task in third round


I’m not here to sugar coat things, and I’m not going to say it’s all rainbows and butterflies for our area teams this week. Things are about to get real for the teams left in the MHSAA baseball playoffs.

Typically, the third round is when things start to get interesting with compelling matchups, and this year isn’t any different.

Area athletes qualify for MHSAA State Track


Athletes from across the state competed in South State track meets Saturday, vying for a spot in this weekend’s MHSAA State Track Meet.

The MHSAA State Track Meet will be held Friday and Saturday afternoon at Pearl High School’s Woody Barnett Track and Field Complex.