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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
“Skate on” was the theme today as the city of Laurel’s Parks and Recreation Department had a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Mayor Johnny Magee to unveil the Daphne Skate Park officially.
Gulfport Assistant Baseball Coach Colton Caver has been around the diamond for quite some time. As an assistant coach who also helped during summer league baseball time, he noticed most leagues falling by the wayside due to COVID-19. That is why he took initiative by founding the Deep South …
Upon the recommendations of the NFHS and MHSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committees, the MHSAA Executive Committee voted to approve the following for the upcoming 2020-21 school year:
The 2020 NFL Draft was a breath of fresh air for those needing some sports in the wake of COVID-19. Overall, the NFL and Roger Goodell pulled off a flawless performance considering the circumstances.
After going undrafted in 2020 NFL draft Saturday evening, Omar Bayless was picked up by the Carolina Panthers as a free agent in the hours that followed. Arkansas State Twitter account first reported the news.
Laurel native and standout Thakarius Keyes was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday evening in the seventh round as the 237th pick of the 2020 NFL Draft.
The Executive Committee of the the Mississippi High School Activities Association voted Wednesday morning to cancel all sports and activities until the start of the 2020-21 academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Join James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey on Episode 3 of Season 2 as they discuss new updates on spring sports and talk with Fishing with Legends President and Founder Adam Brewer about his organization.
Many times when I scan across social media I see a recurring question pop up. It is a question that I enjoy pondering, so sometimes I give my input. Recently, it came across a friend’s timeline last week. What is the question?
While sports across the nation and most of the world have come to a screeching halt, one sport struck gold last Sunday with an unlikely, foreign event to many: esports.
Join James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey on Episode 2 of Season 2 as they discuss updates on spring sports and talk with West Jones assistant football and archery coach Koby Easterling about turkey hunting.
The Mississippi High School Activities Association handed down its ruling regarding spring athletics on Monday morning.
Sherri Cooley’s first year as Laurel’s head girls basketball coach yields the program's first trip to the Final Four of MHSAA 5A basketball.