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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.

Almost.

USM sweeps ODU

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

NORFOLK, Va. -  For a second consecutive day, Southern Miss’ bats proved relentless, as the Golden Eagles swept their Conference USA road series with a 9-2 win Sunday over Old Dominion.


No. 4 Lady Bobcats advance to state tournament

By SHAWN WANSLEY,

ELLISVILLE – The fourth-ranked Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats are headed back to the state tournament.

JCJC defeated Mississippi Gulf Coast 4-1 Saturday afternoon at Community Bank Park/Gwen Magee Field in game two of their best-of-3 MACJC playoff series. Jones won game one on Friday, 5-2.


JCJC wins playoff opener

By SHAWN WANSLEY,

ELLISVILLE – The fourth-ranked Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats began postseason play in fine fashion here Friday night at Community Bank Park/Gwen Magee Field.


Sandlin blanks ODU

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

NORFOLK, Va. – Nick Sandlin tossed a three-hit shutout to lead No. 15 Southern Miss to a 2-0 Conference USA series-opening victory over Old Dominion Friday night at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex.



Tolefree signs with Arkansas

By SHAWN WANSLEY,

ELLISVILLE – It all worked out in the end for Jones County Junior College’s Alexis Tolefree, a native of Conway, Arkansas.

The two-time NJCAA All-American signed a scholarship with the University of Arkansas Thursday afternoon in the McClellan Hall Media Room.




Sacred Heart continues playoffs with Stringer

By CAMAL PETRO,

There’s no other way around it, the Sacred Heart Crusaders were clutch in the first round against French Camp. Not only did they pull off the walk-off in Game 2 Saturday, but the Crusaders scored three runs in the top of the seventh in Game 1 to tie the game at 4.


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