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LUMBERTON – It took 15 seconds into the Friday’s season opener for Lumberton coach Zach Jones to throw his hat to the ground in disgust. Thankfully for Jones, that feeling didn’t last long.

Every week during the football season, Camal Petro and Andrew Abadie will hop on Facebook Live to preview that week’s games. With Week 1 of high school football starting this week, we break down the four games Friday night and the big one Saturday.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, Camal and Andrew hit on topics regarding Southern Miss football and this week’s high school football matchups.

The Leaf River Rivalry has become the showcase of Mississippi High School football over the last couple of years, and all eyes will be on the Saturday night contest. With very few games being played on the same night, fans will pack D.I.

Carey claims SSAC Title

By FROM WILLIAM CAREY,

DECATUR, Ala. – No. 18 William Carey (Miss.) defeated #9 Mobile (Ala.) 3-0 in a winner-take-all championship game at the 2018 SSAC Softball Championship, presented by Buffalo Wild Wings.

Earlier in the day the Rams forced the deciding game as they defeated WCU, 3-0.




USM sweeps UAB

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

BIRMINGHAM -- No. 13 Southern Miss finished off its third consecutive sweep of a three-game Conference USA baseball series with a 9-4 win over UAB Sunday at Young Memorial Field.


Eddie Brescher named USM men's golf coach

By FROM SOUTHERN MISS,

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

By FROM JCJC,

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.



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