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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.

West Marion overwhelms PCS

By CAMAL PETRO,

FOXWORTH – West Marion and Presbyterian Christian School have played some close ballgames the last couple of seasons, but the Bobcats usually pull away in the second half to earn a win.


PCS gears up for opener at West Marion

By CAMAL PETRO,

For teams across the state, it’s a new season. For Presbyterian Christian, however, it’s a different kind of new season. It’s a new era for the Bobcats’ program.


Crusaders still have questions heading into Week 1

By CAMAL PETRO,

Sacred Heart and Loyd Star aren’t uncommon opponents. The two have played each other early in the season the last few years, but Crusaders’ coach Lonny Schraeder said his team is basically going into the game blind.

Regardless, Sacred Heart is set to host Loyd Star Friday at 7 p.m.




CLEVELAND: Learn the body parts of football

By RICK CLEVELAND,

Football is here. College and high school teams around the state have begun preparing for the season to come, which means we, as fans, should prepare, as well.

After all, the goal is to be in mid-season form in late August and early September, right? Right.


PRCC announces plan to add volleyball

By FROM PRCC,

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College announced Tuesday it will aggressively move to be the first MACJC member to add volleyball to its athletic resume. 

The decision to add volleyball was approved during Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting. The program will make its debut during the 2019-20 academic school year.




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