After no real spring practice and a restricted summer in his first season in Poplarville, head coach Seth Smith put together the conference’s second-best rushing attack in 2020, averaging over 200 yards per game.
Justin Walley put together a complete season in 2020. He compiled over 1,000 rushing yards, over 300 receiving yards, 21 total touchdowns, two interceptions, and three blocked kicks. A résumé more than good enough to earn him Mr. Football for 6A in the Magnolia State.
As Major League ballparks opened their gates to the 2021 season on Thursday, all remained quiet inside MGM Park - but not for much longer. The Shuckers are on their way to Spring Training - one stop away from the regular season.
A person’s strength is often defined by who they are when times get tough. For D’Iberville girls soccer coach Paul Langham and his family, that began last January - when he was diagnosed with colon cancer.
Gabe Montenegro had a season-high three hits, including a two-run go-ahead double in the seventh, to lead Southern Miss to a 5-4 non-conference baseball victory over No. 23 Alabama Tuesday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.
After rallying late to claim a pitcher’s duel in the opener 2-1 in 10 innings, Pearl River then put together two huge innings in Game 2 to take a 10-6 victory and secure the second sweep of MGCCC on the season.
It was no secret the Saints entered this off-season in a salary cap nightmare. Over the last few days, Mickey Loomis and company have been busy re-structuring and releasing expensive contracts to cut into that deficit.
One of the many things to watch this offseason is the quarterback battle - with Jack Abraham gone, the position is up for grabs. Two names that have popped up early on are true freshman Tee Webb, and returning sophomore Trey Lowe, who saw time in four games last year - and has made big strides since
Southern Miss and Mississippi State were supposed to take the diamond in Pearl on Tuesday night. But, as has seemed to have become the norm over the last year, it’s been postponed. The Golden Eagles and Bulldogs will now square off on Wednesday.