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  • Players of the Pine Belt: North Forrest's Daylyn Croom

    Players of the Pine Belt: North Forrest's Daylyn Croom

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:13 AM EDT2017-07-20 04:13:18 GMT

    Over 1,900 passing yards and 20 touchdowns, 879 punt return yards and even a fumble recovery on defense. It's tough to say he did it all, but Daylyn Croom contributed quite a bit to the North Forrest football team last season.

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    Over 1,900 passing yards and 20 touchdowns, 879 punt return yards and even a fumble recovery on defense. It's tough to say he did it all, but Daylyn Croom contributed quite a bit to the North Forrest football team last season.

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  • Players of the Pine Belt: East Marion's Jarveon Howard

    Players of the Pine Belt: East Marion's Jarveon Howard

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-07-19 03:50:05 GMT
    Jarveon Howard is one the top football recruits in the state. He has multiple division one scholarship offers. He could easily be spending his summer on the field and enjoying his last high school summer break. But here the East Marion running back is under the scorching Mississippi sun. "I look at my mom each and every day as a hard worker," Howard said. "Because you know single parent (and) trying to provide with what I need so that's why I'm out here trying to...More >>
    Jarveon Howard is one the top football recruits in the state. He has multiple division one scholarship offers. He could easily be spending his summer on the field and enjoying his last high school summer break. But here the East Marion running back is under the scorching Mississippi sun. "I look at my mom each and every day as a hard worker," Howard said. "Because you know single parent (and) trying to provide with what I need so that's why I'm out here trying to...More >>
  • Players of the Pine Belt: Heidelberg's Khehland Kennedy

    Players of the Pine Belt: Heidelberg's Khehland Kennedy

    Monday, July 17 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-07-18 03:56:37 GMT
    Heidelberg senior Khehlan Kennedy recorded 75 tackles for the Oilers in 2016. Courtesy: WDAMHeidelberg senior Khehlan Kennedy recorded 75 tackles for the Oilers in 2016. Courtesy: WDAM

    It's mid-July in Mississippi. The heat index is sweltering and Khehlan Kennedy decided to wear long sleeves. But it's all good. Kennedy will take a few drops of sweat to make sure his Heidelberg Oilers are ready for football season come August 18.

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    It's mid-July in Mississippi. The heat index is sweltering and Khehlan Kennedy decided to wear long sleeves. But it's all good. Kennedy will take a few drops of sweat to make sure his Heidelberg Oilers are ready for football season come August 18.

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  • Players of the Pine Belt: Mize senior Elijah Keyes

    Players of the Pine Belt: Mize senior Elijah Keyes

    Monday, July 17 2017 12:48 AM EDT2017-07-17 04:48:27 GMT
    Senior Elijah Keyes recorded 95 tackles for the Mize Bulldogs last season. Courtesy: WDAMSenior Elijah Keyes recorded 95 tackles for the Mize Bulldogs last season. Courtesy: WDAM

    "It's going to be an exciting year," said Mize senior linebacker Elijah Keyes. "I just want everybody to just know that the Mize Bulldogs, we're going to reclaim that name that we once had." Adding a fifth state title to the school's trophy case is what Mize hopes for after enduring just the second losing season (4-8) in program history last year.

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    "It's going to be an exciting year," said Mize senior linebacker Elijah Keyes. "I just want everybody to just know that the Mize Bulldogs, we're going to reclaim that name that we once had." Adding a fifth state title to the school's trophy case is what Mize hopes for after enduring just the second losing season (4-8) in program history last year.

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  • Former USM baseball coach headed to ABCA hall

    Former USM baseball coach headed to ABCA hall

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-07-19 03:16:22 GMT
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    Former University of Southern Mississippi baseball coach Hill Denson has been honored in the past, enshrined in a variety of halls of fame, including two colleges, one junior college and two state shrines for his contributions to the sport over nearly four decades. Shortly after the New Year, Denson’s devotion will be celebrated nationally. Denson will be among the 11-man Class of 2018 inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in Indianapolis. The or...More >>
    Former University of Southern Mississippi baseball coach Hill Denson has been honored in the past, enshrined in a variety of halls of fame, including two colleges, one junior college and two state shrines for his contributions to the sport over nearly four decades. Shortly after the New Year, Denson’s devotion will be celebrated nationally. Denson will be among the 11-man Class of 2018 inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in Indianapolis. The or...More >>
  • USM football to be without trio from signing class

    USM football to be without trio from signing class

    Sunday, July 16 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-07-16 20:31:46 GMT
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    At least two of the football players from the University of Southern Mississippi’s 2017 signing class are not expected when the Golden Eagles report July 24 for the start of preseason practice. Southern Miss coach Jay Hopson confirmed that neither freshman defensive back Emanuel Dabney nor junior college offensive lineman Justus Satterfield would be with the team this summer. Dabney, a 5-foot-11, 163-pound cornerback from Callaway High School in Jackson, had not enrolled this ...

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    At least two of the football players from the University of Southern Mississippi’s 2017 signing class are not expected when the Golden Eagles report July 24 for the start of preseason practice. Southern Miss coach Jay Hopson confirmed that neither freshman defensive back Emanuel Dabney nor junior college offensive lineman Justus Satterfield would be with the team this summer. Dabney, a 5-foot-11, 163-pound cornerback from Callaway High School in Jackson, had not enrolled this ...

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  • USM Basketball headed to the Bahamas

    USM Basketball headed to the Bahamas

    Friday, July 7 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-07-08 02:57:22 GMT
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    The University of Southern Miss will be a getting a tropical jump on the 2017-18 basketball season.

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    The University of Southern Miss will be a getting a tropical jump on the 2017-18 basketball season.

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