South Jones girls and West Jones boys grabbed wins in Ellisville Friday night on The Reservation in Region 5-5A soccer.
Defensive pressure was the theme of the evening throughout both the girl’s and boy’s contests between Laurel and region foes West Jones. When the final bell tolled, the Tornadoes walked away with both victories to stay undefeated in Region 5-5A.
West Jones boys head coach Todd Arnold described the Mustangs’ second-half run as a needed spark. Watching it unfold, it was a spark that ultimately lit a fire in their 62-51 victory to open Region play.
Unselfish play and control for the majority of the night led West Jones past Laurel 3-1 to stay undefeated in region play, despite a fast start by the Tornadoes who scored in the 17th minute.
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the community and state at an alarming rate, the Laurel School District is cancelling the remaining Laurel Middle School basketball games, and all Laurel High School home varsity basketball games will be played without spectators for the remainder of 2020.
South State Championship weekend is here! There are two games in the area and James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey have their picks in. Agree or disagree?
West Jones had two options. Run the ball on third-and-ten near midfield with 2:42 left, wasting precious time on the clock for Picayune, or attempt a deep pass and pray for success.
With emotions of fans and players running high on The Reservation Friday night, Hattiesburg was able to quell the excitement quickly as they took nearly half the quarter off the clock on their opening drive to score the game's first points.
The Sacred Heart Lady Crusaders wanted to make a statement that they were going nowhere despite falling in the State Championship last season.
After a season full of cancelations, postponements, and uncertainty, there was one goal on The Reservation Friday night: win.
The playoffs are here for several area teams while others are fighting for playoff spots. See who James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey picked this week.
Three Northeast Jones baseball standouts signed JUCO scholarships on Wednesday morning. Dalton Tanner and Sam Mansell signed with Jones College, while Eli Collins inked with East Central Community College.
A clash of styles met in Jasper County Friday evening as the Class 5A Laurel Tornadoes made their way to Bay Springs to face off against the Class 2A Bulldogs.
New classifications and regions were set today by the MHSAA. See where football, basketball, soccer, and volleyball teams from the Jones, Jasper, and Smith County areas fell into place.
The Natchez Bulldogs had two weeks to get ready for the West Jones Mustangs. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, they picked the wrong night to visit the home standing Mustangs. The West Jones defense celebrated the Mustangs’ Homecoming game in grand fashion as they came with six interceptions h…
Long Beach ended South Jones' volleyball season for a second-straight year in three consecutive sets (25-22, 25-13, 25-23) Tuesday night. This time in the 5A South State Championship.
Week 2 of the MHSAA season will take place Friday night with several great games to be played. See who James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey predicted to win here.
Friday afternoon, Hattiesburg mayor Toby Barker penned a letter to the Laurel School staff to properly sanitize the famous "little brown jug" before handing it to Hattiesburg head coach Tony Vance. When the final whistle blew and several minutes of apparent sanitizing happened, Vance was abl…
Make no mistake about it. High school football in South Mississippi has the power to normalize even the most hectic of times.
Governor Tate Reeves announced that he is extending the social distancing measures under the Safe Return order, including the statewide mask mandate, and issuing crowd-size limitations on K-12 extracurricular activities in the state's ongoing fight to slow the spread of COVID-19.