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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.

No easy guess who’ll win Ferriss Trophy

By RICK CLEVELAND,

Most any other spring, Southern Miss ace pitcher Nick Sandlin would be a shoe-in to win the C Spire Ferriss Trophy, which goes to the most outstanding college baseball player in Mississippi.


USM baseball takes down USA

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

HATTIESBURG – No. 15 Southern Miss manufactured all of its runs Tuesday night en route to defeating South Alabama 5-3. USM (29-11) won its sixth consecutive game as it also defeated USA at home for the fourth-straight time and split the season series with the Jaguars (24-15).


Dominant pitching keys No. 3 JCJC to sweep of No. 4 PRCC

By SHAWN WANSLEY,

ELLISVILLE – Jones County pitchers combined for 29 strikeouts in 16 innings and only allowed one run to lead the No. 3 Bobcats to a sweep of No. 4 Pearl River here Tuesday at Community Bank Park.

Will Freeman (Semmes, Alabama) tossed a complete-game, six-hitter with 18 strikeouts to lead the Bobcats to a 2-0 win in Game 1.


Sandin earns pair of weekly awards for third time

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- After striking out 12 batters and allowing only one hit over five innings against Middle Tennessee Saturday evening, Southern Miss junior RHP Nick Sandlin (Evans, Ga.) was named Conference USA Pitcher of the Week as well as a Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week.




JCJC sweeps Mississippi Delta

By SHAWN WANSLEY,

ELLISVILLE – No. 5 Jones County ran its winning streak to 12 games with a sweep of Mississippi Delta here Saturday afternoon at Community Bank Park.


Sandlin returns in series sweep of MTSU

By CAMAL PETRO,

HATTIESBURG – After being held out of a start last week at Florida International, and only pitching one inning two weeks ago against Western Kentucky, junior Nick Sandlin returned to the Southern Miss rotation Saturday.



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