Eight local players head to MS/AL all-star game

The Pine Belt will be well-represented at the 32nd annual Mississippi/Alabama all-star game on Monday in Montgomery, Alabama.Eight area players and three coaches will compete for the Mississippi team on Monday night at the Cramton Bowl.

  Mud & rain highlight 70th Annual Bernard Blackwell All-Star Game

Pine Belt to be well-represented at all-star game

West Jones falls to West Point in 5A title game

Scott Central wears down Taylorsville, 21-7

Poplarville comes up short in 4A finale, Nanih Waiya wins 1A

Taylorsville falls to Scott Central 21-7 in 2A State Championship game

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Lady Crusaders reach NAIA soccer finals

Poplarville falls to Louisville 25-20 in 4A State Championship game

Oak Grove falls short in 6A state title game

Seminary falls short in Class 3A title game

MS high school football championships come to The Rock

Taylorsville’s Keyes, Hattiesburg’s Conner honored

  Seminary battles Water Valley in first state title since 2003

Seminary has been battle-tested this season.Two of the Bulldogs three losses came against Taylorsville and Poplarville – teams that are both competing for a state championship alongside Seminary this weekend.

West Jones makes first state championship appearance

West Jones has fielded football teams for a number of years.However, when the Mustangs take the field on Saturday at “The Rock,” it will be the first time in a state championship game.

  Oak Grove back in state title for first time since 2014

After a two-year playoff drought, Oak Grove is back in the state championship for the first time since 2014.The Warriors (12-2) battle Horn Lake (14-0) on Friday at 7 p.m. in the class 6A state title.It’s been many of the same players as the past few years who have led Oak Grove to this point.

Jones preps for Sunday’s Mississippi Bowl

Jones College is a victory away from posting ten wins for the first time since 2001 and just the seventh time in school history.The Bobcats were afforded another chance to play when they earned a bowl bid for the first time since 2004.

  Taylorsville hopes to repeat as 2A state champs

High School Football Recap: South State recap

West Jones tops Picayune, 21-13, for historic win

Seminary tops Jefferson Davis County, 15-9

West Jones at Picayune highlights

Oak Grove at Brandon highlights

  Jefferson Davis County at Seminary highlights

Gametime highlights 11/23

Bay Springs at Taylorsville highlights

Gametime highlights 11/23

Jefferson Davis, Seminary set for rematch in 3A South State

Jefferson Davis, Seminary set for rematch in 3A South State

West Jones seeks first South State title in school history

West Jones did not win 11 games overnight.The Mustangs have been dominant defensively all season long – yielding just 8.4 points per game. However, it was West Jones’ 37-14 win at previously-unbeaten Hattiesburg High in the quarterfinals of the class 5A playoffs that opened people’s eyes.

Bay Springs meets Taylorsville in 2A South State showdown

Bay Springs meets Taylorsville in 2A South State showdown

Oak Grove set for rematch with Brandon at South State

One of Oak Grove’s only two losses this season came against Brandon in mid-October.Since then, the Warriors have won four straight and find themselves practicing the week of Thanksgiving. Oak Grove meets the Bulldogs for a second time on Friday in the 6A South State title.

  East Marion still alive in 1A playoffs

East Marion went down to Lumberton on Friday and beat a one-loss Panthers squad 26-14.The Eagles are peaking at the right time – winners of their last four games and six of their last seven.

High School Football Recap: Week 14

High School Football Recap: Week 14

West Jones upsets Hattiesburg 37-14, ending Tigers’ perfect season

The Mustangs (11-2) will travel to Picayune High School (10-3), with the winner playing in Dec. 1 Class 5A state championship football game.

West Jones upsets Hattiesburg 37-14

The Mustangs will travel to Picayune next Friday for the South Half Title.

Oak Grove advances to South State title game with 48-35 victory against Petal

Oak Grove advances to South State title with 48-35 victory over Petal

Taylorsville at Collins highlights

Gametime highlights 11/16

Petal at Oak Grove highlights

Gametime highlights 11/16

East Marion at Lumberton highlights

Gametime highlights 11/16

Jefferson Davis County at Columbia highlights

Gametime highlights 11/16

Bay Springs at Richton highlights

Gametime highlights 11/16

West Jones at Hattiesburg highlights

Gametime highlights 11/16

Winona at Seminary highlights

Gametime highlights 11/16

Picayune at Laurel highlights

Gametime highlights 11/16

Pine Belt football slate-South State semis

Playoff schedule for remaining Pine Belt schools as they head into South State semifinals.

All-Region 8-3A football team announced

Region 8-3A football coaches voted on first-team honors as well as various MVPs among the region's six high schools.

Collins (11-1) hosts Taylorsville (13-0) in class 2A quarterfinals

The last time Taylorsville (13-0) and Collins (11-1) met on a football field, it was for the 2017 Class 2A South State title.The Tartars prevailed 48-32 on their home turf and went on to win the state championship.

  Unbeaten Hattiesburg hosts West Jones in 5A playoffs

Hattiesburg High is one of the most explosive offensive teams in the state. The Tigers (12-0) average nearly 50 points per game.Their opponent on Friday night – West Jones – surrenders just eight points per game. The Mustangs (10-2) have pitched six shutouts on the season.

Player of the Week - Petal junior Ja’Korian Newsome

Trailing Petal by 20 points, Gulfport was on the verge of letting its season slip away.Moments later, junior Ja’Korian Newsome forced a fumble, the Panthers recovered on their way to a 34-0 upset win over the Admirals (10-2).

High School Football Recap-Week 13

A roundup of Friday's high school football games, including Hattiesburg, West Jones, Stone, Poplarville and Oak Grove.

1st-half flurry lifts Laurel past Wayne Co.

Laurel advanced on Friday night with a win over Wayne County.

Wayne County at Laurel highlights

Gametime highlights 11/9

Brookhaven at Hattiesburg highlights

Gametime highlights 11/9

Harrison Central at Oak Grove highlights

Gametime highlights 11/9

Richton at Mize highlights

Gametime highlights 11/9

Leake County at Lumberton highlights

Gametime highlights 11/9

Stone at West Jones highlights

Gametime highlights 11/9

Velma-Jackson at Jefferson Davis County highlights

Gametime highlights 11/9

Centreville Academy at Sylva-Bay Academy highlights

Gametime highlights 11/9

Pisgah at Taylorsville highlights

Gametime highlights 11/9

French Camp at Stringer highlights

Gametime highlights 11/9

USM heads to UAB for C-USA showdown

Southern Miss heading to BIrmingham, Ala., to meet UAB in big C-USA clash

Run games take stage in Class 5A playoff

Ole foes Laurel and Wayne County high schools to face off in opening round of Class 5A playoffs.

Pine Belt players named “Mr. Football”

The 2018 selections for Mississippi’s “Mr. Football” have been released, and a number of Pine Belt athletes are among the crop...

Columbia visits Crystal Springs in class 3A playoffs

Columbia visits Crystal Springs in class 3A playoffs.

Petal opens 6A playoffs at Gulfport

After starting the season 1-6, Petal has won its last four games.The Panthers have done so in convincing fashion, outscoring their opponents by an average of 18 points in the win streak. The stretch has earned Petal a first-round playoff visit to Gulfport (10-1) on Friday.

Hattiesburg opens class 5A playoffs vs. Brookhaven

Hattiesburg High has been here before.The Tigers enjoyed a 14-0 run all the way to the class 5A state championship before falling to West Point.Hattiesburg is 11-0 in 2018 headed into its first-round playoff matchup with Brookhaven. The Tigers hope to finish the job this time around.

Player of the Week - Columbia’s Omar Johnson

After every practice, the Columbia Wildcats walk past the statue of Walter Payton – their cherished alumnus who at one point owned the NFL record for rushing yards.This monument stands out to two Wildcats in particular – running backs Omar Johnson and Kentrel Bullock.

Mize upsets Loyd Star; hosts Richton in round 2

Mize stayed alive in the class 2A playoffs with a 36-34 win at one-seed Loyd Star on Friday night.Sophomore quarterback Tyrese Ducksworth was sensational with 330 rushing yards to lead the Bulldogs.Mize (4-8) hopes to play upset again when it hosts Richton (8-3) on Friday night.

High School Football Recap-Week 12

Hattiesburg High unbeaten during the regular season for a second consecutive year.

Pine Belt Football Playoff Schedule

High school football playoff schedule for Nov. 9.

Richton rolls past Heidelberg, 35-6

Richton rolls past Heidelberg 35-6

Resurrection Catholic at East Marion highlights

Gametime highlights 11/2

Morton at Columbia highlights

Gametime highlights 11/2

Enterprise at Collins highlights

Gametime highlights 11/2

Heidelberg at Richton highlights

Gametime highlights 11/2

Perry Central at Taylorsville highlights

Gametime highlights 11/2

Southeast Lauderdale at Seminary highlights

Gametime highlights 11/2

Gautier at Wayne County highlights

Gametime highlights 11/2

North Forrest at Bay Springs highlights

Gametime highlights 11/2

West Harrison at Hattiesburg highlights

Gametime highlights 11/2

Pine Belt football standouts selected all-stars

Three Hattiesburg High School football and head coach Tony Vance were named to the MIssissippi roster for the 32nd annual Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Football Game.

Richton High School to make history

Richton High School to host first football playoff game in school history.