Whether it is football, baseball or a game of Go-Fish, if West Jones and South Jones meet in any competitive endeavor, it will be heated.
In a battle of big cats in The Jungle, the Quitman Panthers pounced with two big plays in the second quarter and went on to take down the Tigers at Northeast Jones, 42-7.
HATTIESBURG — Harold Jackson, surely the greatest, most productive wide receiver not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, recently was inducted into the inaugural class of Hattiesburg Hall of Fame.
Zias Perryman powered his way in the end zone from 10 yards on on Laurel’s first play in overtime as the Golden Tornadoes defeated West Jones 23-17 to take control of the Region 3-5A race.
Four South Jones band members auditioned for and earned a place on the prestigious Mississippi Lions All-State Band. They are, from left, Jacob Roney (euphonium), Seth Estes (trumpet), Kragen Lewis (flute) and Jared Bush (trumpet and All-State Jazz Band). Almost 1,000 young musicians auditio…
The City of Laurel Parks and Recreation will host youth cheer and dance registration for girls in grades kindergarten through seventh grade through October.
BOONEVILLE – The seventh-ranked Jones College Bobcats scored three touchdowns in less than five minutes of the first quarter and went on to defeat Northeast Mississippi 40-27 Thursday night at Tiger Stadium/Bill Ward Field.
The top teams of Region 3-5A are set to do battle Friday night in what likely will be the de facto region championship game Between the Bricks when West Jones squares off against Laurel.
While the top two teams have distanced themselves from the field in Region 3-5A, the fight for the final two playoff spots is as jumbled as ever, with four teams vying for the coveted two postseason bids.
After a heartbreaking loss to region rival Natchez on The Reservation, South Jones coach Roger Satcher stood before his downtrodden players and said, “This one’s on me. I let you down.”
From the moment the snapped ball sailed out of the end zone past the North Pike punter, the West Jones Mustangs had built an insurmountable 2-0 lead.
A battle of unbeatens turned into a blowout as Taylorsville (8-0), the top-ranked team in Class 2A, defeated Lumberton (6-1), the No. 2 team in Class 1A, 35-9 on Friday night.
Long-time Atlanta Braves scout Rod Gilbreath of Laurel has helped mold the current Braves into a playoff-caliber team at least a couple years ahead of what most baseball folks thought possible. The surprising Braves were set to play Game 4 of the National League Division Series on Monday nig…
West Jones pitched its third straight shutout — all in Region 3-5A games — with a 37-0 shellacking of North Pike at The Shoe in Soso on Friday night.
The Southeastern Conference on Tuesday announced its 2018 AT&T SEC Football Legends class, an assemblage of former football standouts who will be honored at events surrounding the SEC Football Championship Game in Atlanta in December.
Northeast Jones started strong, but region-rival Northeast Lauderdale stayed strong and tackled the Tigers 27-7 in the 5-4A opener for both teams Friday night in The Jungle.
When Chad Locklear snagged the onside kick out of the air in Laurel territory with less than two minutes to play Friday night, South Jones’ faithful were believing.
There were several announcements that hap- pened last week and the first playoff race was last weekend, but I got busy with my photo sessions and dropped the ball on my column. So, let’s play catch-up.
Bay High took its first lead of the season, but it was short-lived Friday night as South Jones scored the final three touch- downs of the game to upend the winless Tigers 35-20.
Mississippi State jumped two spots from 16 to 14 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Bulldogs are one of five teams in the Top 15.
BAY SPRINGS - Northeast Jones battled back from a two-touchdown deficit to tie it going into halftime, but Bay Springs got a pair of quick sixes after the break and won, 34-17.