After suffering a loss to Puckett last Thursday in its opening game of the SBA Classic, Sylva-Bay made a fine comeback collecting two wins during the three-day high school baseball exhibition that featured a number of teams. The Saints edged Raleigh in an exciting come-from-behind victory Fr…
A valiant second-half that saw the Bulldogs start with a 13-0 run and eventually send the game to overtime was not enough for Bay Springs as they fell in the semi-final contest against Coahoma County 70-61.
The East Marion Eagles season came to an end in Bay Springs on Saturday night with a 68-63 loss to the Bulldogs. The score looked much closer than the actual game. The Eagles tried to play up-tempo, and that may have been their demise.
The Lady Oilers fell to East Marion in the first round 60-36 in the 2A state playoffs, and Thursday night, the Heidelberg men's team were thumped in round two by Newton 83-46.
Stringer found the bottom of the net early in a second round playoff bout against Salem Thursday night at home, and by the end of the game the first period 18-6 run turned out to make a difference. Although Salem made it a game in the second half, the Red Devils defended and shot well most o…
Thursday night’s contest was not the typical, take-flight game Bay Springs fans were accustomed to seeing, but it ended in a way that’s been the same all season for the Bulldogs: a win.
With trouble finding the basket early, Bay Springs missed on a number of scoring opportunities in the first half Wednesday night. However, the slow start didn't stop head coach Nedra Hosey's Lady Bulldogs from coming on strong in the second half and completely dominating visiting Philadelphi…
Sylva-Bay entered the 2A MSAIS playoffs as a No. 4 seed, and have battled all the way to the state semifinals. The Saints knocked off 2A North No. 1 seed Rossville Christian Academy Tuesday night, 65-44, to advance.
Senior Oiler Donovan Parker had been sidelined for the District Tournament. Heidelberg head coach Billy Wright said that he was eager to get back. Eager might not be strong enough of a word as Parker dropped 50 points in a 72-62 playoff victory over the North Forrest Eagles.
Stringer head coach Bryce Randall admitted his team has been inconsistent at the free-throw line during the season. When they needed to make them the most, they did, and crucial makes in the final moments propelled Stringer to the second round with a 45-41 victory over West Bolivar.
Well, the wheels on the bus go round-and-round all during playoffs at Bay Springs. Postseason is when the Bulldogs shine, and shine they did in a lop-sided whipping of the Collins Tigers 92-56.
The excitement of playing in Friday night’s Region 7-1A Tournament Championship on their home court translated into the best half Bryce Randall has seen from his team all season.
It was another easy night for Sylva-Bay on their home floor in the second round of South State. They beat a number one seed, Providence Classical Academy, 71-39.
If the old saying, "defense wins championships," applies to the Saints, things are looking up. Sylva-Bay hammered Benton in the first round of the South State tournament 65-21, and the Raiders only had seven points at halftime.
The Heidelberg Lady Oilers advanced in the winner's bracket of the Region 5/2A Tournament in Puckett Tuesday afternoon after toppling Mize, 42-33, in a first-round game.
In Stringer and Sebastopol’s previous two meetings, the defensive side of the ball was on full display for both teams. Tuesday night was no different, and like the previous two meetings, the Red Devils managed to come out of the game on the winning end, this time by a score of 54-41.
Big shots behind the arc made the difference for Stringer on Monday night. Whether pulling even in the first half on two separate occasions or expanding its lead over the Lady Pirates in the second, the Lady Devils drained six three's on opening night of the Region 7-1A Girls Basketball Tour…
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Southern Miss junior outfielder Madison Rayner was named to the 2021 C-USA preseason softball All-Conference team, the league announced Thursday.
Stringer traveled to Leake County to face the Gators Friday night. The Red Devils offense was not slow like molasses, it was stuck frozen like concrete. They did not score a point until the 1:30 mark at the end of the first quarter.
Every two weeks, Ashton Morgan, 2, spends his day in Forrest General’s Radiology Department. He and his mother, Mercedes, sit in what has become “their” room the better part of the day while the curly-headed boy with big brown sweet eyes receives a life-saving infusion.
Last Saturday evening, Bay Springs hosted an out-of-state school from New Orleans, Louisiana. While Sarah T. Reed High School is foreign to many in Jasper County and neighboring counties, the third-year boy’s head basketball coach and Athletic Director might be a familiar name to locals. Rod…
Bay Springs head coach Corey Mackey described his talk with junior Chad Jones as a “heart-to-heart.” The heart-to-heart talk was effective as Jones went off in the third period for 15 points, finishing the night with 26 total points as the Bulldogs cruised to victory 91-56 over Sarah T. Reed…
Stringer boy’s head coach Bryce Randall said it best, “When Reece King is on, he’s on.” The junior was certainly on Thursday evening as through nearly three periods of play he had scored as many points as Sebastopol had throughout the game up to that point. When he sat down in the final peri…
Stringer plays a lot of youth and first-year head coach Trista Whitman saw her young Devils get a much-needed win against the Pirates. Mt. Olive had multiple chances to win at the end, but Stringer held and weathered a late rally to get the victory.
It would be hard to find anyone that lives the life of a Pirate more than Mt. Olive head coach Eric Gordon. He is a 1999 alumna and now coaches his hometown kids, literally. He coaches his son, Javion Gordon. Even though Javeon had a low scoring night with five points, he has been stellar fo…
Bay Springs dominated on the offensive end Tuesday night as both the boys and girls swept through Puckett, with both teams moving to 2-0 in Region play.
The Saints started slow but found their stride in the final half to send the Crusaders back to Hattiesburg with a loss. Senior Brice Johnson led all scorers with 27 points, with 21 in the second half. Junior Cord Blakeney chipped in 18 points for Sylva-Bay.
Strong play from a Lady Bulldog freshman and two players with 20+ point games in the boy’s contest gave Bay Springs victories over Lumberton before the Christmas break Friday evening.
Bay Springs head football coach Dan Brady will get one more chance this year to lead a team onto the field, and the seventh year Bulldogs’ skipper is just as excited as if it were the first game of the season. However, this time it won’t be Bay Springs he will be directing; it will be a grou…
Stringer's youth and inexperience were factors against Enterprise-Clarke's full-court press Tuesday night. Still, first-year girls' head basketball coach Trista Magee Whitman came away encouraged.
Two Sylva-Bay Academy seniors, Eli Blackwell and Carson Ward, have left it all on the field and recently were named school winners in the 2020 Heisman High School Scholarship competition awarded by the Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance.