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  • New AD Jon Gilbert impressed with Southern Miss fanbase

    New AD Jon Gilbert impressed with Southern Miss fanbase

  • Jay Hopson reflects on spring ball at Southern Miss All-Star Golf Classic

    Jay Hopson reflects on spring ball at Southern Miss All-Star Golf Classic

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  • Southern Miss alum Bradley Roney returns to M-Braves

    Southern Miss alum Bradley Roney returns to M-Braves

    Thursday, April 27 2017 12:34 PM EDT2017-04-27 16:34:57 GMT

    RHP Wes Parsons has been transferred to Triple-A Gwinnett from Double-A Mississippi. In corresponding moves, RHP Bradley Robey was transferred to Double-A Mississippi from High-A Florida.

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    RHP Wes Parsons has been transferred to Triple-A Gwinnett from Double-A Mississippi. In corresponding moves, RHP Bradley Robey was transferred to Double-A Mississippi from High-A Florida.

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  • USM snaps two-game losing streak

    USM snaps two-game losing streak

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:08 PM EDT2017-04-26 03:08:33 GMT

    Southern Miss baseball got back on the winning track Tuesday night, taking down South Alabama on the road 13-7. The win snapped a two-game losing streak for the Golden Eagles.

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    Southern Miss baseball got back on the winning track Tuesday night, taking down South Alabama on the road 13-7. The win snapped a two-game losing streak for the Golden Eagles.

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  • USM drops first C-USA series of 2017 to ODU

    USM drops first C-USA series of 2017 to ODU

    Monday, April 24 2017 12:57 AM EDT2017-04-24 04:57:22 GMT
    Seven of USM's 12 losses this season have come in the month of April. Courtesy: WDAMSeven of USM's 12 losses this season have come in the month of April. Courtesy: WDAM

    For the first time in two years, Southern Miss lost a baseball series inside Pete Taylor Park. Old Dominion defeated the Golden Eagles 9-2 on Sunday to hand USM its first Conference USA loss of the season.

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    For the first time in two years, Southern Miss lost a baseball series inside Pete Taylor Park. Old Dominion defeated the Golden Eagles 9-2 on Sunday to hand USM its first Conference USA loss of the season.

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  • USM football wraps up spring season with Black & Gold spring game

    USM football wraps up spring season with Black & Gold spring game

    Sunday, April 23 2017 12:58 AM EDT2017-04-23 04:58:01 GMT
    Southern Miss junior linebacker Jeremy Sangster (26) returned an interception to the end zone to clinch the Gold team's 14-7 win over the Black team in Saturday's spring game. Courtesy: WDAMSouthern Miss junior linebacker Jeremy Sangster (26) returned an interception to the end zone to clinch the Gold team's 14-7 win over the Black team in Saturday's spring game. Courtesy: WDAM

    Southern Miss football's annual black and gold spring game turned out to be a defensive battle as the Gold squad prevailed 14-7.

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    Southern Miss football's annual black and gold spring game turned out to be a defensive battle as the Gold squad prevailed 14-7.

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  • USM receives over $670K for "student-athlete" welfare

    USM receives over $670K for "student-athlete" welfare

    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:26:31 GMT
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    The University of Southern Mississippi received over $670,000 from the NCAA Wednesday to use towards "student-athlete welfare" in the athletic program.

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    The University of Southern Mississippi received over $670,000 from the NCAA Wednesday to use towards "student-athlete welfare" in the athletic program.

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  • #16 Southern Miss falls at Tulane in Wednesday slugfest

    #16 Southern Miss falls at Tulane in Wednesday slugfest

  • USM softball falls to Alabama

    USM softball falls to Alabama

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-04-20 02:53:11 GMT

    Southern Miss softball lost at No. 12 Alabama Wednesday, 2-0.

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    Southern Miss softball lost at No. 12 Alabama Wednesday, 2-0.

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  • #16 Southern Miss scores 5 in 1st and 10 in 3rd to win in Biloxi

    #16 Southern Miss scores 5 in 1st and 10 in 3rd to win in Biloxi

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-04-19 03:49:23 GMT

    USM improves to 29-9 on the season.

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    USM improves to 29-9 on the season.

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  • Southern Miss Alumni Association Announces Date for Homecoming 2017

    Southern Miss Alumni Association Announces Date for Homecoming 2017

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 9:10 AM EDT2017-04-18 13:10:51 GMT
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    The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association is pleased to announce Homecoming 2017 is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14, when the Golden Eagles football team battles the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) in M. M. Roberts Stadium. 

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    The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association is pleased to announce Homecoming 2017 is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14, when the Golden Eagles football team battles the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) in M. M. Roberts Stadium. 

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  • USM's Dylan Burdeaux enjoying stellar senior season

    USM's Dylan Burdeaux enjoying stellar senior season

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-04-18 04:16:27 GMT
    USM hosts Ole Miss seven days after losing to the Rebels 6-5 at Trustmark Park. Courtesy: WDAMUSM hosts Ole Miss seven days after losing to the Rebels 6-5 at Trustmark Park. Courtesy: WDAM

    Having lost 13 seniors from last season’s Conference USA championship team, Southern Miss baseball coach Scott Berry was concerned about who might lead the Golden Eagles in 2017 when adversity strikes. Berry singled out senior Dylan Burdeaux.

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    Having lost 13 seniors from last season’s Conference USA championship team, Southern Miss baseball coach Scott Berry was concerned about who might lead the Golden Eagles in 2017 when adversity strikes. Berry singled out senior Dylan Burdeaux.

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  • Southern Miss and Alcorn State enter final week of spring practice

    Southern Miss and Alcorn State enter final week of spring practice

  • Southern Miss IF Tori Dew named C-USA Softball Player of the Week

    Southern Miss IF Tori Dew named C-USA Softball Player of the Week

    Monday, April 17 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-04-17 18:38:42 GMT
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    The senior led the way for the Southern Miss offense last week, notching seven hits in 13 at bats and registering eight RBI.

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    The senior led the way for the Southern Miss offense last week, notching seven hits in 13 at bats and registering eight RBI.

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  • Southern Miss claims series win over Rice

    Southern Miss claims series win over Rice

    Monday, April 17 2017 1:01 PM EDT2017-04-17 17:01:54 GMT
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    Southern Miss claimed a series win over Rice on Sunday with a 17-6 win over the Owls in Houston on Easter day. 

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    Southern Miss claimed a series win over Rice on Sunday with a 17-6 win over the Owls in Houston on Easter day. 

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  • USM baseball falls to Rice

    USM baseball falls to Rice

    Saturday, April 15 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-04-16 02:29:06 GMT

    Southern Miss baseball fell to Rice Saturday 11-4 in a Conference USA contest.

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    Southern Miss baseball fell to Rice Saturday 11-4 in a Conference USA contest.

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  • Lady Eagles win series against UTSA

    Lady Eagles win series against UTSA

    Saturday, April 15 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-04-16 02:10:06 GMT

    Southern Miss softball got a 4-2 win Saturday over the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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    Southern Miss softball got a 4-2 win Saturday over the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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  • Southern Miss and Tulane Ink Four-Year Football Agreement

    Southern Miss and Tulane Ink Four-Year Football Agreement

    Thursday, April 13 2017 2:46 PM EDT2017-04-13 18:46:05 GMT

    The Southern Miss campus is 110 miles from New Orleans.  On Thursday it was announced that the Golden Eagles and the Tulane Green Wave will renew their football rivalry.

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    The Southern Miss campus is 110 miles from New Orleans.  On Thursday it was announced that the Golden Eagles and the Tulane Green Wave will renew their football rivalry.

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  • USM men's basketball signs two players

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-04-13 02:19:39 GMT

    The Southern Miss men's basketball program announced the additions of LaDavius Draine and Boban Jacdonmi Wednesday.

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    The Southern Miss men's basketball program announced the additions of LaDavius Draine and Boban Jacdonmi Wednesday.

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  • USM softball takes care of Southern

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-04-13 02:02:00 GMT

    Southern Miss softball earned its second consecutive win Wednesday with a 6-0 victory over Southern.

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    Southern Miss softball earned its second consecutive win Wednesday with a 6-0 victory over Southern.

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  • Ole Miss gets season sweep of #16 Southern Miss

    Ole Miss gets season sweep of #16 Southern Miss

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 12:02 AM EDT2017-04-12 04:02:17 GMT
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    Behind 6.0 shutout innings by freshman Greer Holston, the Ole Miss baseball team took down No. 16 Southern Miss 6-2 Tuesday night at Pete Taylor Park. The Rebels (21-12) defeated the Golden Eagles (26-8) for the second time in as many weeks, earning a season sweep over USM for the first time since 2010 and winning in Hattiesburg for the first time in eight years.

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    Behind 6.0 shutout innings by freshman Greer Holston, the Ole Miss baseball team took down No. 16 Southern Miss 6-2 Tuesday night at Pete Taylor Park. The Rebels (21-12) defeated the Golden Eagles (26-8) for the second time in as many weeks, earning a season sweep over USM for the first time since 2010 and winning in Hattiesburg for the first time in eight years.

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  • Panthers pop Golden Eagles 10-4 in baseball finale

    Panthers pop Golden Eagles 10-4 in baseball finale

    Sunday, April 9 2017 9:11 PM EDT2017-04-10 01:11:26 GMT
    Southern Miss suffered just its seventh loss of the season on Sunday as FIU defeated the Eagles 10-4. Courtesy: WDAMSouthern Miss suffered just its seventh loss of the season on Sunday as FIU defeated the Eagles 10-4. Courtesy: WDAM

    Scott Berry didn’t mince words in summing up a disappointing Sunday afternoon of University of Southern Mississippi baseball at Taylor Park.

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    Scott Berry didn’t mince words in summing up a disappointing Sunday afternoon of University of Southern Mississippi baseball at Taylor Park.

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  • Clutch hitting pushes USM past FIU, 5-1

    Clutch hitting pushes USM past FIU, 5-1

    Sunday, April 9 2017 12:35 AM EDT2017-04-09 04:35:22 GMT
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    Friday night, the University of Southern Mississippi mashed 16 hits to bludgeon its way past visiting Florida International University at Taylor Park.

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    Friday night, the University of Southern Mississippi mashed 16 hits to bludgeon its way past visiting Florida International University at Taylor Park.

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  • USM football staying goal-oriented during spring campaign

    USM football staying goal-oriented during spring campaign

    Saturday, April 8 2017 11:18 PM EDT2017-04-09 03:18:01 GMT
    Southern Miss head football coach Jay Hopson looks on as junior quarterback Kwadra Griggs throws during spring practice. Courtesy: WDAMSouthern Miss head football coach Jay Hopson looks on as junior quarterback Kwadra Griggs throws during spring practice. Courtesy: WDAM

    In Southern Miss football's second scrimmage of the spring season, head coach Jay Hopson said the offense made some strides as quarterbacks Keon Howard and Kwadra Griggs continue to battle for the starting job come September.

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    In Southern Miss football's second scrimmage of the spring season, head coach Jay Hopson said the offense made some strides as quarterbacks Keon Howard and Kwadra Griggs continue to battle for the starting job come September.

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  • Freshman Matt Wallner leads No. 17 USM past FIU

    Freshman Matt Wallner leads No. 17 USM past FIU

    Saturday, April 8 2017 12:33 AM EDT2017-04-08 04:33:38 GMT
    Matt Wallner (32) leads Southern Miss and C-USA with 10 home runs this season. Courtesy: WDAMMatt Wallner (32) leads Southern Miss and C-USA with 10 home runs this season. Courtesy: WDAM

    No. 17 Southern Miss responded to Tuesday's 12-inning loss to Ole Miss with a 15-4 defeat of FIU on Friday at Pete Taylor Park.

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    No. 17 Southern Miss responded to Tuesday's 12-inning loss to Ole Miss with a 15-4 defeat of FIU on Friday at Pete Taylor Park.

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  • Lady hooper Jewett-Giles to transfer from USM

    Lady hooper Jewett-Giles to transfer from USM

    Friday, April 7 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-04-07 22:26:28 GMT

    According to a report by the Fort Myers News-Press, University of Southern Mississippi guard Keri Jewett-Giles will transfer to Florida Gulf Coast University in the summer. This probably comes as a surprise for those on the outside of the Lady Eagle program.

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    According to a report by the Fort Myers News-Press, University of Southern Mississippi guard Keri Jewett-Giles will transfer to Florida Gulf Coast University in the summer. This probably comes as a surprise for those on the outside of the Lady Eagle program.

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  • Southern Miss/Kentucky season opener will air on CBS Sports Network

    Southern Miss/Kentucky season opener will air on CBS Sports Network

    Thursday, April 6 2017 12:26 PM EDT2017-04-06 16:26:00 GMT

    The Saturday, Sept. 2nd matchup will kick off at 3:00pm CT.

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    The Saturday, Sept. 2nd matchup will kick off at 3:00pm CT.

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  • Ole Miss beats #17 Southern Miss in extra inning thriller at Trustmark Park

    Ole Miss beats #17 Southern Miss in extra inning thriller at Trustmark Park

    Thursday, April 6 2017 12:45 AM EDT2017-04-06 04:45:02 GMT

    Austin Millet threw a wild pitch while trying to intentionally walk a batter and James Barber raced home to lift Ole Miss to a 6-5, 12-inning victory over No. 17 Southern Miss Tuesday night at Trustmark Park.

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    Austin Millet threw a wild pitch while trying to intentionally walk a batter and James Barber raced home to lift Ole Miss to a 6-5, 12-inning victory over No. 17 Southern Miss Tuesday night at Trustmark Park.

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  • Southern Miss holds 2017 Pro Day

    Southern Miss holds 2017 Pro Day

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-04-06 02:05:21 GMT
    Former Southern Miss quarterbacks Brett Favre and Nick Mullens visit during USM's 2017 Pro Day. Courtesy: WDAMFormer Southern Miss quarterbacks Brett Favre and Nick Mullens visit during USM's 2017 Pro Day. Courtesy: WDAM

    With the 2017 NFL Draft on April 27 quickly approaching, Tuesday was an opportunity for several Golden Eagles to showcase their talents at Southern Miss Pro Day.

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    With the 2017 NFL Draft on April 27 quickly approaching, Tuesday was an opportunity for several Golden Eagles to showcase their talents at Southern Miss Pro Day.

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  • USM names new strength coach

    USM names new strength coach

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 2:42 PM EDT2017-04-04 18:42:32 GMT
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    SaJason Finley essentially had been overseeing the University of Southern Mississippi’s strength and conditioning program since January. 

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    SaJason Finley essentially had been overseeing the University of Southern Mississippi’s strength and conditioning program since January. 

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  • USM's Brittanny Dinkins pursues Pro basketball career

    USM's Brittanny Dinkins pursues Pro basketball career

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 12:42 AM EDT2017-04-04 04:42:53 GMT
    Brittanny Dinkins ranks 10th all-time in scoring (1,479 points) for Southern Miss. Courtesy: WDAMBrittanny Dinkins ranks 10th all-time in scoring (1,479 points) for Southern Miss. Courtesy: WDAM

    Shortly after wrapping up her Southern Miss career as the all-time leader in games played (134) and tenth all-time scorer (1,479 points), Brittanny Dinkins began her pursuit of a professional basketball career.

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    Shortly after wrapping up her Southern Miss career as the all-time leader in games played (134) and tenth all-time scorer (1,479 points), Brittanny Dinkins began her pursuit of a professional basketball career.

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  • Braley becomes double threat for USM baseball

    Braley becomes double threat for USM baseball

    Monday, April 3 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-04-04 02:36:02 GMT
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    He’s the man his teammates call ‘Meat,” a rededicated diamond dog with a cannon arm and booming bat who lives in a perpetually dirty uniform. 

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    He’s the man his teammates call ‘Meat,” a rededicated diamond dog with a cannon arm and booming bat who lives in a perpetually dirty uniform. 

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  • USM offense may look different with new QB in 2017

    USM offense may look different with new QB in 2017

    Monday, April 3 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-04-03 05:02:57 GMT
    Shannon Dawson enters his second season as the offensive coordinator at Southern Miss. Courtesy: WDAMShannon Dawson enters his second season as the offensive coordinator at Southern Miss. Courtesy: WDAM

    Shannon Dawson enters his second season as the Southern Miss offensive coordinator.

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    Shannon Dawson enters his second season as the Southern Miss offensive coordinator.

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  • Keys 1-hitter finishes off USM baseball sweep

    Keys 1-hitter finishes off USM baseball sweep

    Sunday, April 2 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-04-02 23:11:58 GMT
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    Daniel Keating drove in four runs with two of Southern Miss’ five home runs Sunday as the No. 23 Golden Eagles beat Western Kentucky 13-1 in eight innings. 

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    Daniel Keating drove in four runs with two of Southern Miss’ five home runs Sunday as the No. 23 Golden Eagles beat Western Kentucky 13-1 in eight innings. 

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  • Offensive line coach Erik Losey brings the "juice" to USM

    Offensive line coach Erik Losey brings the "juice" to USM

    Friday, March 31 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-03-31 04:16:37 GMT
    Offensive line coach Erik Losey joins Southern Miss after serving the same position at East Tennessee State University for the past three seasons. Courtesy: WDAMOffensive line coach Erik Losey joins Southern Miss after serving the same position at East Tennessee State University for the past three seasons. Courtesy: WDAM
    "High intensity," said Southern Miss senior wide receiver Isaiah Jones when asked to describe the Golden Eagles' new offensive line coach Eirk Losey. "It's like a whole bunch of coach [Jay Hopson]'s running around. High intensity, aggressive. [Losey] isn't scared to tell you what you need to do right." Energetic seems to be the common adjective to describe coach Erik Losey. Losey enters his first season as USM's offensive line coach after holding the same positio...More >>
    "High intensity," said Southern Miss senior wide receiver Isaiah Jones when asked to describe the Golden Eagles' new offensive line coach Eirk Losey. "It's like a whole bunch of coach [Jay Hopson]'s running around. High intensity, aggressive. [Losey] isn't scared to tell you what you need to do right." Energetic seems to be the common adjective to describe coach Erik Losey. Losey enters his first season as USM's offensive line coach after holding the same positio...More >>
  • Cooper, Boyd both homer in USM victory

    Cooper, Boyd both homer in USM victory

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-03-30 02:33:48 GMT
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    The University of Southern Mississippi did the majority of its best work at the plate Wednesday night when it was down to its last outs.

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    The University of Southern Mississippi did the majority of its best work at the plate Wednesday night when it was down to its last outs.

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  • USM sweeps C-USA Golfer Of Week honors

    USM sweeps C-USA Golfer Of Week honors

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-03-30 00:44:32 GMT
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    The University of Southern Mississippi’s Valentina Haupt and Derick Kelting were honored Wednesday as Conference USA Women’s Golfer of the Week and Men’s Golfer of the Week, respectively.

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    The University of Southern Mississippi’s Valentina Haupt and Derick Kelting were honored Wednesday as Conference USA Women’s Golfer of the Week and Men’s Golfer of the Week, respectively.

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  • USM nudges past South Alabama, 4-2

    USM nudges past South Alabama, 4-2

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:57:59 GMT
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    Taylor Braley turned in a third, consecutive quality mid-week pitching start as the 23rd-ranked University of Southern Mississippi downed the University of South Alabama 4-2 Tuesday night at Taylor Park.

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    Taylor Braley turned in a third, consecutive quality mid-week pitching start as the 23rd-ranked University of Southern Mississippi downed the University of South Alabama 4-2 Tuesday night at Taylor Park.

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  • #25 Southern Miss run rules Marshall to win series

    #25 Southern Miss run rules Marshall to win series

    Sunday, March 26 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-03-26 21:29:05 GMT

     Dylan Burdeaux and Daniel Keating led Sunday off with home runs and Hayden Roberts went 7 1/3 solid innings as Southern Miss beat Marshall 13-3 in eight innings at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.  With the win, the 25th-ranked Golden Eagles (19-5, 5-1 Conference USA) won the rubber match of the three-game series after the teams split a Friday doubleheader.

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     Dylan Burdeaux and Daniel Keating led Sunday off with home runs and Hayden Roberts went 7 1/3 solid innings as Southern Miss beat Marshall 13-3 in eight innings at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.  With the win, the 25th-ranked Golden Eagles (19-5, 5-1 Conference USA) won the rubber match of the three-game series after the teams split a Friday doubleheader.

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  • Boyd's 2-run HR gives Southern Miss 5-3 win in 11 innings

    Boyd's 2-run HR gives Southern Miss 5-3 win in 11 innings

    Friday, March 24 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-03-25 02:10:14 GMT
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    The dramatic is becoming the norm at Taylor Park this season for the University of Southern Mississippi. 

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    The dramatic is becoming the norm at Taylor Park this season for the University of Southern Mississippi. 

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  • #25 Southern Miss beats Mississippi State in Pearl, Golden Eagles win 8th straight game

    #25 Southern Miss beats Mississippi State in Pearl, Golden Eagles win 8th straight game

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-03-22 04:09:07 GMT
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    The Golden Eagles (17-4) scored four runs in the first and led 7-1 after three innings before the Bulldogs rallied with a run in the fifth and three runs in the eighth. But freshman Matt Wallner set down MSU (12-10) in order in the ninth inning to pick up his second save of the season.

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    The Golden Eagles (17-4) scored four runs in the first and led 7-1 after three innings before the Bulldogs rallied with a run in the fifth and three runs in the eighth. But freshman Matt Wallner set down MSU (12-10) in order in the ninth inning to pick up his second save of the season.

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  • USM's Keon Howard, Kwadra Griggs begin QB competition

    USM's Keon Howard, Kwadra Griggs begin QB competition

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-03-22 03:51:35 GMT
    Keon Howard (2) and Kwadra Griggs (7) are both expected to compete for the Southern Miss starting quarterback position this spring. Courtesy: WDAMKeon Howard (2) and Kwadra Griggs (7) are both expected to compete for the Southern Miss starting quarterback position this spring. Courtesy: WDAM

    Whistles blowing and coaches yelling, the sounds of football returned to Southern Miss on Friday afternoon as the Golden Eagles held their first day of spring practice.

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    Whistles blowing and coaches yelling, the sounds of football returned to Southern Miss on Friday afternoon as the Golden Eagles held their first day of spring practice.

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  • #25 Southern Miss faces Mississippi State Tuesday in Pearl

    #25 Southern Miss faces Mississippi State Tuesday in Pearl

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-03-21 20:32:16 GMT

    First pitch at Trustmark Park is at 6:30pm.

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    First pitch at Trustmark Park is at 6:30pm.

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  • Southern Miss baseball moves into Top 25

    Southern Miss baseball moves into Top 25

    Monday, March 20 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-03-20 23:32:32 GMT
    USM junior Taylor Braley rounds third after hitting his fifth home run of the season in the Golden Eagles' 13-9 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday. Courtesy: WDAMUSM junior Taylor Braley rounds third after hitting his fifth home run of the season in the Golden Eagles' 13-9 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday. Courtesy: WDAM

    After a sweep of a five-game slate last week, University of Southern Mississippi baseball earned some national recognition.

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    After a sweep of a five-game slate last week, University of Southern Mississippi baseball earned some national recognition.

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  • USM finishes huge baseball sweep of No. 23 La. Tech

    USM finishes huge baseball sweep of No. 23 La. Tech

    Monday, March 20 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-03-20 12:10:35 GMT
    USM junior Taylor Braley rounds third after hitting his fifth home run of the season in the Golden Eagles' 13-9 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday. Courtesy: WDAMUSM junior Taylor Braley rounds third after hitting his fifth home run of the season in the Golden Eagles' 13-9 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday. Courtesy: WDAM

    One weekend series does not a Conference USA baseball season make.

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    One weekend series does not a Conference USA baseball season make.

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  • Southern Miss gets the conference sweep over Louisiana Tech

    Southern Miss gets the conference sweep over Louisiana Tech

  • USM baseball clinches Louisiana Tech series

    USM baseball clinches Louisiana Tech series

    Sunday, March 19 2017 12:20 AM EDT2017-03-19 04:20:31 GMT
    USM junior Taylor Braley rounds third after hitting his fifth home run of the season in the Golden Eagles' 13-9 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday. Courtesy: WDAMUSM junior Taylor Braley rounds third after hitting his fifth home run of the season in the Golden Eagles' 13-9 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday. Courtesy: WDAM

    Southern Miss baseball is off to a hot start in Conference USA play, clinching a series win over No. 23 Louisiana Tech with a 13-9 win on Saturday.

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    Southern Miss baseball is off to a hot start in Conference USA play, clinching a series win over No. 23 Louisiana Tech with a 13-9 win on Saturday.

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  • USM's Hopson looks for next step forward this spring

    USM's Hopson looks for next step forward this spring

    Friday, March 17 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-03-17 21:34:17 GMT
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    University of Southern Mississippi football coach Jay Hopson found much to like about his first season at the helm of the Golden Eagles. 

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    University of Southern Mississippi football coach Jay Hopson found much to like about his first season at the helm of the Golden Eagles. 

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  • Lady Eagles run out of steam in WNIT loss

    Lady Eagles run out of steam in WNIT loss

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-03-16 02:39:57 GMT
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    University of Southern Mississippi women’s basketball coach Joye Lee-McNelis was succinct in assessing her Lady Eagles’ performance Wednesday night in the opening round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. 

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    University of Southern Mississippi women’s basketball coach Joye Lee-McNelis was succinct in assessing her Lady Eagles’ performance Wednesday night in the opening round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. 

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  • USM bats finish off sweep of Columbia

    USM bats finish off sweep of Columbia

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-03-16 00:09:57 GMT
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    University of Southern Mississippi second baseman Casey Maack drove in four runs, three on his third home run of the season, as the Golden Eagles knocked off Columbia University 20-5 Wednesday at Taylor Park. 

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    University of Southern Mississippi second baseman Casey Maack drove in four runs, three on his third home run of the season, as the Golden Eagles knocked off Columbia University 20-5 Wednesday at Taylor Park. 

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  • USM rallies for 3rd, walk-off win of season

    USM rallies for 3rd, walk-off win of season

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-03-15 02:54:37 GMT
    USM's Hunter Slater (21) went 1-4 with one RBI in the Golden Eagles' 5-4 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette. Courtesy: WDAMUSM's Hunter Slater (21) went 1-4 with one RBI in the Golden Eagles' 5-4 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette. Courtesy: WDAM

    For the third time this season, Taylor Park worked its ninth-inning magic. 

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    For the third time this season, Taylor Park worked its ninth-inning magic. 

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  • Lady Eagles open WNIT play Wednesday

    Lady Eagles open WNIT play Wednesday

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-03-15 01:24:24 GMT
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    The University of Southern Mississippi will take women’s basketball’s center stage Wednesday. 

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    The University of Southern Mississippi will take women’s basketball’s center stage Wednesday. 

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  • USM shuts out Xavier twice in doubleheader sweep

    USM shuts out Xavier twice in doubleheader sweep

    Sunday, March 12 2017 8:04 PM EDT2017-03-13 00:04:57 GMT
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    Friday night, Xavier University shut out the University of Southern Miss in a 2-0 victory at Taylor Park. Saturday afternoon, the Golden Eagles repaid the favor, sixfold. USM’s pitching blanked the Musketeers over 18 innings Saturday, as the Golden Eagles claimed 2-0 and 10-0 victories. The teams played a pair of games Saturday to avoid expected inclement weather that had been forecast for Saturday night and Sunday morning. After Xavier (7-9) scored a run each in of the firs...

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    Friday night, Xavier University shut out the University of Southern Miss in a 2-0 victory at Taylor Park. Saturday afternoon, the Golden Eagles repaid the favor, sixfold. USM’s pitching blanked the Musketeers over 18 innings Saturday, as the Golden Eagles claimed 2-0 and 10-0 victories. The teams played a pair of games Saturday to avoid expected inclement weather that had been forecast for Saturday night and Sunday morning. After Xavier (7-9) scored a run each in of the firs...

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  • Lady Eagles fall in C-USA title game

    Lady Eagles fall in C-USA title game

    Saturday, March 11 2017 11:52 PM EST2017-03-12 04:52:10 GMT

    The Southern Miss Lady Eagles fell just short of winning a Conference USA title Saturday in Birmingham, losing to Western Kentucky 67-56.

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    The Southern Miss Lady Eagles fell just short of winning a Conference USA title Saturday in Birmingham, losing to Western Kentucky 67-56.

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  • End of an era: Brittany Dinkins reflects on USM career

    End of an era: Brittany Dinkins reflects on USM career

    End of an era: Brittany Dinkins reflects on USM career

    Saturday, March 11 2017 11:41 PM EST2017-03-12 04:41:52 GMT

    For Brittany Dinkins, the end is near. The Conference USA tournament this week marked the beginning of the final stretch run of her Southern Miss career In a moment of reflection, the Miami native said her time in Hattiesburg was crucial in her development on and off the court. "When I think about it I reminisce," Dinkins said. "The four years that I had and how I fell and the times where I rose. This place has really molded me into the young lady and the women that I...

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    For Brittany Dinkins, the end is near. The Conference USA tournament this week marked the beginning of the final stretch run of her Southern Miss career In a moment of reflection, the Miami native said her time in Hattiesburg was crucial in her development on and off the court. "When I think about it I reminisce," Dinkins said. "The four years that I had and how I fell and the times where I rose. This place has really molded me into the young lady and the women that I...

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  • Lady Eagles advance to C-USA title game

    Lady Eagles advance to C-USA title game

    Friday, March 10 2017 10:57 PM EST2017-03-11 03:57:42 GMT
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    For the second consecutive game at the 2017 Conference USA Women’s Basketball Tournament, the University of Southern Mississippi used a finishing run to finish off an opponent.

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    For the second consecutive game at the 2017 Conference USA Women’s Basketball Tournament, the University of Southern Mississippi used a finishing run to finish off an opponent.

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  • USM drops 2-0 decision to Xavier

    USM drops 2-0 decision to Xavier

    Friday, March 10 2017 10:39 PM EST2017-03-11 03:39:11 GMT
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    If you can’t score, you can’t win Xavier left-hander Zac Lowther allowed just one hit and four baserunners in six innings, and two relievers combined to polish off a 2-0 victory over The University of Southern Mississippi Friday night at Taylor Park. 

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    If you can’t score, you can’t win Xavier left-hander Zac Lowther allowed just one hit and four baserunners in six innings, and two relievers combined to polish off a 2-0 victory over The University of Southern Mississippi Friday night at Taylor Park. 

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  • Joye Lee-McNelis named C-USA Coach of the Year, Brittanny Dinkins wins Defensive POY

    Joye Lee-McNelis named C-USA Coach of the Year, Brittanny Dinkins wins Defensive POY

    Monday, March 6 2017 12:04 PM EST2017-03-06 17:04:34 GMT
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    Joye Lee-McNelis was named Conference USA’s Coach of the Year for the 2016-17 season and senior Brittanny Dinkins was named Defensive Player of the Year.

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    Joye Lee-McNelis was named Conference USA’s Coach of the Year for the 2016-17 season and senior Brittanny Dinkins was named Defensive Player of the Year.

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  • USM Men to face Rice in Conference USA Tournament

    USM Men to face Rice in Conference USA Tournament

    Sunday, March 5 2017 1:15 PM EST2017-03-05 18:15:26 GMT

    Southern Miss has been paired up with Rice for a Wednesday showdown at 2 p.m. CT inside Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala. The game will also air on CampusInsiders. This marks a new era for the Black and Gold after being held out of the tournament for two consecutive years due to NCAA sanctions.

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    Southern Miss has been paired up with Rice for a Wednesday showdown at 2 p.m. CT inside Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala. The game will also air on CampusInsiders. This marks a new era for the Black and Gold after being held out of the tournament for two consecutive years due to NCAA sanctions.

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  • Southern Miss G/F Quinton Campbell named C-USA Player of the Week

    Southern Miss G/F Quinton Campbell named C-USA Player of the Week

    Monday, February 27 2017 4:18 PM EST2017-02-27 21:18:38 GMT
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    Campbell, a native of Wilmer, Ala., was electric for the Golden Eagles as he averaged a double-double and nearly led his team to a road sweep of Rice and North Texas.

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    Campbell, a native of Wilmer, Ala., was electric for the Golden Eagles as he averaged a double-double and nearly led his team to a road sweep of Rice and North Texas.

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  • USM whips Evansville, 18-2, to sweep Purple Aces

    USM whips Evansville, 18-2, to sweep Purple Aces

    Sunday, February 26 2017 10:29 PM EST2017-02-27 03:29:52 GMT
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    For the better part of four innings, the University of Southern Mississippi had a dickens of a time trying to counteract the pitching patterns University of Evansville right-hander Justin Hayden was using so effectively against them. Then came the fifth inning, when the Golden Eagles cracked the code and broke through against the Purple Aces. USM collected season-highs in both hits and runs in routing Evansville 18-2 Sunday afternoon at Taylor Park. In sweeping the three-game serie...More >>
    For the better part of four innings, the University of Southern Mississippi had a dickens of a time trying to counteract the pitching patterns University of Evansville right-hander Justin Hayden was using so effectively against them. Then came the fifth inning, when the Golden Eagles cracked the code and broke through against the Purple Aces. USM collected season-highs in both hits and runs in routing Evansville 18-2 Sunday afternoon at Taylor Park. In sweeping the three-game serie...More >>
  • USM clinches spot in Conference USA men's basketball tournament

    USM clinches spot in Conference USA men's basketball tournament

    Saturday, February 25 2017 8:37 PM EST2017-02-26 01:37:31 GMT
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    The University of Southern Mississippi men’s basketball team is back in the Conference USA postseason for the first time since 2014. Senior forward Quinton Campbell posted his third double-double of the season with 24 points and 13 rebounds and senior guard Michael Ramey knocked down six, 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 19 points as the Golden Eagles routed North Texas University 76-53 to earn their first road win of the year. The victory clinched a spot for the Golden ...More >>
    The University of Southern Mississippi men’s basketball team is back in the Conference USA postseason for the first time since 2014. Senior forward Quinton Campbell posted his third double-double of the season with 24 points and 13 rebounds and senior guard Michael Ramey knocked down six, 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 19 points as the Golden Eagles routed North Texas University 76-53 to earn their first road win of the year. The victory clinched a spot for the Golden ...More >>
  • USM clinches baseball series with 9-2 win

    USM clinches baseball series with 9-2 win

    Saturday, February 25 2017 8:35 PM EST2017-02-26 01:35:40 GMT
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    Kirk McCarty turned in yet another workman-like performance on the pitching mound and freshman Matt Wallner crossed another milestone off the list Saturday afternoon at Taylor Park as the University of Southern Mississippi took a 9-2 victory over the University of Evansville. USM (5-1) scored in each of the first four innings and Wallner hit the first home run of his collegiate career in the sixth inning as the Golden Eagles clinched a second, consecutive weekend series with their se...More >>
    Kirk McCarty turned in yet another workman-like performance on the pitching mound and freshman Matt Wallner crossed another milestone off the list Saturday afternoon at Taylor Park as the University of Southern Mississippi took a 9-2 victory over the University of Evansville. USM (5-1) scored in each of the first four innings and Wallner hit the first home run of his collegiate career in the sixth inning as the Golden Eagles clinched a second, consecutive weekend series with their se...More >>
  • USM outlasts Evansville, 14-10, in series opener

    USM outlasts Evansville, 14-10, in series opener

    Friday, February 24 2017 11:59 PM EST2017-02-25 04:59:36 GMT
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    University of Southern Miss coach Scott Berry preaches the importance of being able to produce runs in a baseball game’s quiet hours, that midgame lull before the storm of the last inning. 

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    University of Southern Miss coach Scott Berry preaches the importance of being able to produce runs in a baseball game’s quiet hours, that midgame lull before the storm of the last inning. 

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  • Southern Miss women win fifth consecutive game

    Southern Miss women win fifth consecutive game

    Thursday, February 23 2017 10:45 PM EST2017-02-24 03:45:47 GMT
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    Revenge, some say, is a dish best served cold. The University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles decided they would prefer their Thursday night portion piping hot. 

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    Revenge, some say, is a dish best served cold. The University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles decided they would prefer their Thursday night portion piping hot. 

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  • Southern Miss/Alabama baseball matchup rescheduled for Wednesday

    Southern Miss/Alabama baseball matchup rescheduled for Wednesday

    Monday, February 20 2017 5:41 PM EST2017-02-20 22:41:44 GMT
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    The game at Alabama set for Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 6 pm, has been pushed back a day due to expected bad weather in the Tuscaloosa area. The game will now be played on Wednesday, Feb. 22, with a 6 pm first pitch.

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    The game at Alabama set for Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 6 pm, has been pushed back a day due to expected bad weather in the Tuscaloosa area. The game will now be played on Wednesday, Feb. 22, with a 6 pm first pitch.

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  • USM rallies to sweep baseball series with Northeastern

    USM rallies to sweep baseball series with Northeastern

    Sunday, February 19 2017 7:29 PM EST2017-02-20 00:29:36 GMT
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    For second baseman Storme Cooper, the base hits have been more about quality than quantity so far in his University of Southern Mississippi baseball career. Last season as freshman, Cooper hit .235 with 31 hits, but still drove in 25 runs with a bat that seemed to produce inordinate number of runs. Cooper came up clutch again Sunday, sending a walk-off, run-scoring single to left field with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Golden Eagles overcame a seven-run deficit ...More >>
    For second baseman Storme Cooper, the base hits have been more about quality than quantity so far in his University of Southern Mississippi baseball career. Last season as freshman, Cooper hit .235 with 31 hits, but still drove in 25 runs with a bat that seemed to produce inordinate number of runs. Cooper came up clutch again Sunday, sending a walk-off, run-scoring single to left field with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Golden Eagles overcame a seven-run deficit ...More >>
  • McCarty stifles Northeastern's in USM's 14-1 win

    McCarty stifles Northeastern's in USM's 14-1 win

    Saturday, February 18 2017 6:49 PM EST2017-02-18 23:49:34 GMT
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    Kirk McCarty allowed two hits through seven innings and the University of Southern Mississippi scored in every inning to claim a 14-1 victory over Northeastern University Saturday afternoon at Taylor Park. McCarty (1-0), a Preseason All-Conference USA selection, struck out six and walked just one. The junior left-hander also hit a batter, but allowed just four baserunners as the Golden Eagles (2-0) clinched the opening series of the season with consecutive victories Friday and Saturd...More >>
    Kirk McCarty allowed two hits through seven innings and the University of Southern Mississippi scored in every inning to claim a 14-1 victory over Northeastern University Saturday afternoon at Taylor Park. McCarty (1-0), a Preseason All-Conference USA selection, struck out six and walked just one. The junior left-hander also hit a batter, but allowed just four baserunners as the Golden Eagles (2-0) clinched the opening series of the season with consecutive victories Friday and Saturd...More >>
  • Home runs power USM past Northeastern, 9-4

    Home runs power USM past Northeastern, 9-4

    Friday, February 17 2017 10:18 PM EST2017-02-18 03:18:22 GMT
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    Taylor Braley and Dylan Burdeaux picked up where they left off last baseball season, powering The University of Southern Mississippi to a season-opening 9-4 victory Friday evening over Northeastern University at Taylor Park. 

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    Taylor Braley and Dylan Burdeaux picked up where they left off last baseball season, powering The University of Southern Mississippi to a season-opening 9-4 victory Friday evening over Northeastern University at Taylor Park. 

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  • D'Angelo Richardson delivers buzzer beater for Southern Miss

    D'Angelo Richardson delivers buzzer beater for Southern Miss

    Thursday, February 16 2017 11:54 PM EST2017-02-17 04:54:25 GMT
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    The Vicksburg native hit a fade away 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime. Southern Miss overcame a 14-point, second-half deficit to beat Florida International 69-66 on Thursday night.

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    The Vicksburg native hit a fade away 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime. Southern Miss overcame a 14-point, second-half deficit to beat Florida International 69-66 on Thursday night.

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  • Former Southern Miss trio trains for NFL opportunity, Rachel Richlinski reports

    Former Southern Miss trio trains for NFL opportunity, Rachel Richlinski reports

  • USM’s women’s basketball coach battling cancer

    USM’s women’s basketball coach battling cancer

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 10:30 PM EST2017-02-15 03:30:30 GMT
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    The University of Southern Mississippi women’s basketball team will be without its long-time coach as she battles cancer. 

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    The University of Southern Mississippi women’s basketball team will be without its long-time coach as she battles cancer. 

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  • USM's Donaldson ready to step in

    USM's Donaldson ready to step in

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 9:17 PM EST2017-02-15 02:17:21 GMT
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    Cole Donaldson does not look like the typical baseball catcher, a squat-and-square barrier with limbs scuttling about in the tools of ignorance.

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    Cole Donaldson does not look like the typical baseball catcher, a squat-and-square barrier with limbs scuttling about in the tools of ignorance.

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  • USM women's basketball coach Joye Lee-McNelis taking leave of absence

    USM women's basketball coach Joye Lee-McNelis taking leave of absence

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 7:33 PM EST2017-02-15 00:33:13 GMT
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    Late last week, Coach McNelis was hospitalized for chest discomfort and tests revealed a small mass in the upper left lobe of McNelis’ lung. McNelis was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma that is contained. She will undergo further testing and is expected to have surgery as soon as possible. McNelis will not travel to Florida this week and Assistant Head Coach Kiley Hill will assume interim head coaching duties during her absence.

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    Late last week, Coach McNelis was hospitalized for chest discomfort and tests revealed a small mass in the upper left lobe of McNelis’ lung. McNelis was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma that is contained. She will undergo further testing and is expected to have surgery as soon as possible. McNelis will not travel to Florida this week and Assistant Head Coach Kiley Hill will assume interim head coaching duties during her absence.

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  • Four home runs propel USM Softball

    Four home runs propel USM Softball

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 12:10 AM EST2017-02-14 05:10:58 GMT
    USM softball improved to 4-2 with two wins over No. 11 Louisiana-Lafayette on Sunday. Courtesy: WDAMUSM softball improved to 4-2 with two wins over No. 11 Louisiana-Lafayette on Sunday. Courtesy: WDAM

    Southern Miss softball swept No. 11 Louisiana-Lafayette in dramatic fashion on Sunday afternoon.

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    Southern Miss softball swept No. 11 Louisiana-Lafayette in dramatic fashion on Sunday afternoon.

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  • Lady Eagles roll past UTEP

    Lady Eagles roll past UTEP

    Saturday, February 11 2017 8:44 PM EST2017-02-12 01:44:04 GMT
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    University of Southern Mississippi women’s basketball coach Joye Lee-McNelis has been using the catchphrase “Fabulous February” of late to pave the Lady Eagles’ way into “March Madness.” So far, the Lady Eagles have been darn near fabulous in February, with the last week of January thrown in for good measure. Senior USM guard Brittanny Dinkins scored 26 points and the Lady Eagles stifled the visiting University of Texas-El Paso over the last ...More >>
    University of Southern Mississippi women’s basketball coach Joye Lee-McNelis has been using the catchphrase “Fabulous February” of late to pave the Lady Eagles’ way into “March Madness.” So far, the Lady Eagles have been darn near fabulous in February, with the last week of January thrown in for good measure. Senior USM guard Brittanny Dinkins scored 26 points and the Lady Eagles stifled the visiting University of Texas-El Paso over the last ...More >>
  • Raheem Watts has 17 pts but Southern Miss falls at UTSA

    Raheem Watts has 17 pts but Southern Miss falls at UTSA

    Thursday, February 9 2017 11:43 PM EST2017-02-10 04:43:24 GMT

    The UTSA Roadrunners prevailed in a game of runs, defeating the Southern Miss men's basketball team 57-51 on Thursday night in San Antonio

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    The UTSA Roadrunners prevailed in a game of runs, defeating the Southern Miss men's basketball team 57-51 on Thursday night in San Antonio

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  • USM’s Jewett-Giles hits game-winning shot in last seconds

    USM’s Jewett-Giles hits game-winning shot in last seconds

    Thursday, February 9 2017 10:42 PM EST2017-02-10 03:42:31 GMT
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    In a game that seemed to have slipped from its grasp Thursday at Green Coliseum, The University of Southern Mississippi came up with the right plays at the right time.

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    In a game that seemed to have slipped from its grasp Thursday at Green Coliseum, The University of Southern Mississippi came up with the right plays at the right time.

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  • USM softball ready for season's start

    USM softball ready for season's start

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 10:50 PM EST2017-02-09 03:50:16 GMT
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    For University of Southern Mississippi softball coach Wendy Hogue, if you take care of the details, the big picture takes care of itself.

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    For University of Southern Mississippi softball coach Wendy Hogue, if you take care of the details, the big picture takes care of itself.

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  • Southern Miss baseball looking to fly past regionals in 2017

    Southern Miss baseball looking to fly past regionals in 2017

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 7:54 PM EST2017-02-09 00:54:54 GMT
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    The Golden Eagles won 41 games and a Conference USA title in 2016. They met the press Wednesday for Media Day.

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    The Golden Eagles won 41 games and a Conference USA title in 2016. They met the press Wednesday for Media Day.

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  • Mississippi State and Southern Miss agree to home & home baseball series

    Mississippi State and Southern Miss agree to home & home baseball series

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 11:19 AM EST2017-02-08 16:19:21 GMT
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    The Golden Eagles will entertain Mississippi State, Feb. 16-18, 2018, at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field. It will be the Bulldogs first visit for baseball to Hattiesburg since the 2010 campaign. In return, Southern Miss travels to Starkville, Feb. 22-24 2019.

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    The Golden Eagles will entertain Mississippi State, Feb. 16-18, 2018, at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field. It will be the Bulldogs first visit for baseball to Hattiesburg since the 2010 campaign. In return, Southern Miss travels to Starkville, Feb. 22-24 2019.

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  • Western Kentucky pummels lifeless USM

    Western Kentucky pummels lifeless USM

    Saturday, February 4 2017 8:41 PM EST2017-02-05 01:41:59 GMT
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    After scorching Marshall University Thursday night, University of Southern Mississippi basketball coach Doc Sadler had worried what his Golden Eagles would have left in the tank Saturday evening. As it turned out, Sadler had reason for concern. The Golden Eagles fell behind early, trailed by 17 at halftime and never threatened in the second half, eventually falling to Western Kentucky University 64-47 at Green Coliseum. USM (7-16, 4-7 Conference USA) started slow and never caught a...More >>
    After scorching Marshall University Thursday night, University of Southern Mississippi basketball coach Doc Sadler had worried what his Golden Eagles would have left in the tank Saturday evening. As it turned out, Sadler had reason for concern. The Golden Eagles fell behind early, trailed by 17 at halftime and never threatened in the second half, eventually falling to Western Kentucky University 64-47 at Green Coliseum. USM (7-16, 4-7 Conference USA) started slow and never caught a...More >>
  • Southern Miss rallies in 2nd half to beat Marshall

    Southern Miss rallies in 2nd half to beat Marshall

    Friday, February 3 2017 12:12 AM EST2017-02-03 05:12:23 GMT

    Quinton Campbell scored 24 points and Cortez Edwards had 16 points and Southern Mississippi ran away from Marshall in the last eight minutes for 91-76 win Thursday night.

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    Quinton Campbell scored 24 points and Cortez Edwards had 16 points and Southern Mississippi ran away from Marshall in the last eight minutes for 91-76 win Thursday night.

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  • 2017 National Signing Day in Mississippi

    2017 National Signing Day in Mississippi

    Thursday, February 2 2017 10:16 AM EST2017-02-02 15:16:55 GMT
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    With national signing day here, the dreams of playing college football are about to become a reality for many high school athletes. 

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    With national signing day here, the dreams of playing college football are about to become a reality for many high school athletes. 

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  • Golden Eagles fall on the road to UAB

    Golden Eagles fall on the road to UAB

  • Southern Miss releases 2017 football schedule

    Southern Miss releases 2017 football schedule

    Thursday, January 26 2017 12:15 PM EST2017-01-26 17:15:47 GMT
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    The Golden Eagles open the campaign at home, Sept. 2, for the second time in the last three seasons with an opponent from the Southeastern Conference, as they host Kentucky at The Rock.

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    The Golden Eagles open the campaign at home, Sept. 2, for the second time in the last three seasons with an opponent from the Southeastern Conference, as they host Kentucky at The Rock.

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  • Southern Miss baseball picked 3rd in C-USA, 3 Golden Eagles on All-Conference team

    Southern Miss baseball picked 3rd in C-USA, 3 Golden Eagles on All-Conference team

    Wednesday, January 25 2017 1:08 PM EST2017-01-25 18:08:29 GMT
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    Left-handed pitcher Kirk McCarty and infielders Taylor Braley and Dylan Burdeaux, earned spots on the preseason all-league team.

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    Left-handed pitcher Kirk McCarty and infielders Taylor Braley and Dylan Burdeaux, earned spots on the preseason all-league team.

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  • breaking

    Gilbert announced as USM's new athletic director

    Gilbert announced as USM's new athletic director

    Tuesday, January 24 2017 12:16 PM EST2017-01-24 17:16:40 GMT
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    The University of Southern Mississippi is expected to announce their choice for the new athletic director.  

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    The University of Southern Mississippi is expected to announce their choice for the new athletic director.  

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  • USM athletes lend helping hand in wake of tornado

    USM athletes lend helping hand in wake of tornado

    Monday, January 23 2017 12:56 AM EST2017-01-23 05:56:57 GMT
    Over 250 Southern Miss student-athletes volunteered Sunday to help relief efforts in the wake of the Hattiesburg tornado. Courtesy: WDAMOver 250 Southern Miss student-athletes volunteered Sunday to help relief efforts in the wake of the Hattiesburg tornado. Courtesy: WDAM

    Hattiesburg resident Charles Killingsworth said he was walking home from church Sunday morning when he saw a number of people dressed in black and yellow scattered throughout his neighborhood ripped apart by Saturday’s tornado.

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    Hattiesburg resident Charles Killingsworth said he was walking home from church Sunday morning when he saw a number of people dressed in black and yellow scattered throughout his neighborhood ripped apart by Saturday’s tornado.

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  • Chip Lindsey named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Auburn

    Chip Lindsey named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Auburn

    Saturday, January 21 2017 12:11 PM EST2017-01-21 17:11:46 GMT
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    Chip Lindsey named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Auburn University.

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    Chip Lindsey named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Auburn University.

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