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  • No. 25 Southern Miss hangs on to down Mississippi State, 7-5

    No. 25 Southern Miss hangs on to down Mississippi State, 7-5

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 1:26 AM EDT2017-03-22 05:26:27 GMT
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    The University of Southern Mississippi jumped out to a six-run lead, then held off Mississippi State University to take a 7-5 victory Tuesday night at Trustmark Park. 

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    The University of Southern Mississippi jumped out to a six-run lead, then held off Mississippi State University to take a 7-5 victory Tuesday night at Trustmark Park. 

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  • USM takes down State

    USM takes down State

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-03-22 03:54:35 GMT

    The winning vibes continued for Southern Miss baseball Tuesday. Fresh off breaking into the top twenty-five the Golden Eagles got a 7-5 win over Mississippi State in Pearl.

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    The winning vibes continued for Southern Miss baseball Tuesday. Fresh off breaking into the top twenty-five the Golden Eagles got a 7-5 win over Mississippi State in Pearl.

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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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  • JCJC basketball teams advance to sweet 16

    JCJC basketball teams advance to sweet 16

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-03-21 04:01:23 GMT
    Jones County's Bruce Stevens leads the Bobcats (10-0) with 17.8 points per game and 12.5 rebounds per game. Courtesy: WDAMJones County's Bruce Stevens leads the Bobcats (10-0) with 17.8 points per game and 12.5 rebounds per game. Courtesy: WDAM

    Both Jones County Junior College basketball teams are headed to the sweet 16 of the NJCAA championships.

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    Both Jones County Junior College basketball teams are headed to the sweet 16 of the NJCAA championships.

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  • Hopson expects wide-open spring competition

    Hopson expects wide-open spring competition

    Monday, March 20 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-03-21 02:38:21 GMT
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    University of Southern Mississippi football coach Jay Hopson use one word to sum up his expectations for the Golden Eagles’ spring practices. Competition.

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    University of Southern Mississippi football coach Jay Hopson use one word to sum up his expectations for the Golden Eagles’ spring practices. Competition.

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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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  • JCJC athletics a combined 100-2

    JCJC athletics a combined 100-2

    Monday, March 20 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-03-20 04:30:05 GMT
    The defending national champion Jones County Junior College baseball team is off to a 20-0 start to the 2017 season. Courtesy: WDAMThe defending national champion Jones County Junior College baseball team is off to a 20-0 start to the 2017 season. Courtesy: WDAM

    Among the men’s basketball (28-1), women’s basketball (28-1), baseball (20-0) and softball (24-0) teams, JCJC is a combined 100-2.

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    Among the men’s basketball (28-1), women’s basketball (28-1), baseball (20-0) and softball (24-0) teams, JCJC is a combined 100-2.

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  • SIDELINE SWAG: Local hoops coaches make Mississippi fashion statement

    SIDELINE SWAG: Local hoops coaches make Mississippi fashion statement

    Sunday, March 19 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-03-20 00:03:01 GMT
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    You won’t see these guys in the NCAA Tournament, but for some of the most stylish leaders, look no further than your own local sideline.

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    You won’t see these guys in the NCAA Tournament, but for some of the most stylish leaders, look no further than your own local sideline.

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  • Mississippi State beats DePaul to return to the Sweet 16

    Mississippi State beats DePaul to return to the Sweet 16

    Sunday, March 19 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-03-19 23:24:44 GMT
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    Blair Schaefer scored 18 points, Jazzmun Holmes added 14 and Mississippi State beat DePaul 92-71 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

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    Blair Schaefer scored 18 points, Jazzmun Holmes added 14 and Mississippi State beat DePaul 92-71 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

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  • Hometown Hoopers: Local products leading JCJC hoops

    Hometown Hoopers: Local products leading JCJC hoops

    Sunday, March 19 2017 12:24 AM EDT2017-03-19 04:24:37 GMT

    David Davis and Rickey Holden form a dynamic backcourt for Jones County Junior College basketball. They're local kids and share similar stories. It all comes down to the doubts they heard coming out of Purvis and Laurel.

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    David Davis and Rickey Holden form a dynamic backcourt for Jones County Junior College basketball. They're local kids and share similar stories. It all comes down to the doubts they heard coming out of Purvis and Laurel.

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  • 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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  • JCJC, WCU softball stay undefeated in conference

    JCJC, WCU softball stay undefeated in conference

    Saturday, March 18 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-03-18 04:16:02 GMT

    No. 1 Jones County Junior College softball continued its undefeated season with a doubleheader sweep of Northwest on Friday afternoon.

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    No. 1 Jones County Junior College softball continued its undefeated season with a doubleheader sweep of Northwest on Friday afternoon.

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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 Bobcats on historical run

    Lady Bobcats on historical run

    Friday, March 17 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-03-17 20:10:47 GMT

    One day before they embarked on their Texas journey for the NJCAA Division I tournament, the Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats were visited by a legendary figure.

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    One day before they embarked on their Texas journey for the NJCAA Division I tournament, the Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats were visited by a legendary figure.

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  • Southern Miss opens C-USA at Louisiana Tech

    Southern Miss opens C-USA at Louisiana Tech

    Friday, March 17 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-03-17 15:02:30 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

    The University of Southern Mississippi baseball team will take a tough, first step into the so-called second season, when it opens Conference USA play on the road against the league’s most winning ballclub. 

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    The University of Southern Mississippi baseball team will take a tough, first step into the so-called second season, when it opens Conference USA play on the road against the league’s most winning ballclub. 

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  • Ole Miss Women's Basketball Falls to Grambling in WNIT First Round

    Ole Miss Women's Basketball Falls to Grambling in WNIT First Round

    Thursday, March 16 2017 11:01 PM EDT2017-03-17 03:01:04 GMT

    Taylor Manuel had a season-high 28 points but couldn’t complete the comeback after trailing by 15 points, falling to Grambling 78-75 in the first round of the WNIT on Thursday night at The Pavilion. 

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    Taylor Manuel had a season-high 28 points but couldn’t complete the comeback after trailing by 15 points, falling to Grambling 78-75 in the first round of the WNIT on Thursday night at The Pavilion. 

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  • Malcolm Butler's visit with Saints comes to a close

    Malcolm Butler's visit with Saints comes to a close

    Malcolm Butler's  visit with Saints has ended. (AP Photo)Malcolm Butler's visit with Saints has ended. (AP Photo)
    Cornerback Malcolm Butler is still a member of the New England Patriots, for how long is still unknown. Sources confirm to FOX 8 sports that Butler's visit has come to an end, and he has left town. According to Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network, no deal has been made though both sides seem motivated to get one done. As a restricted free agent, the Saints and Butler would have to agree to an offer sheet. If the Patriots do not match, they would receive the 11th pick in the first round u...More >>
    Cornerback Malcolm Butler is still a member of the New England Patriots, for how long is still unknown. Sources confirm to FOX 8 sports that Butler's visit has come to an end, and he has left town. According to Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network, no deal has been made though both sides seem motivated to get one done. As a restricted free agent, the Saints and Butler would have to agree to an offer sheet. If the Patriots do not match, they would receive the 11th pick in the first round u...More >>
  • 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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  • Saiz sets Ole Miss record for double-doubles in NIT win

    Saiz sets Ole Miss record for double-doubles in NIT win

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-03-15 02:27:58 GMT

    Sebastian Saiz had his school-record 21st double-double of the season, Deandre Burnett scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and Mississippi beat Monmouth 91-83 on Tuesday night in the first round of the NIT.

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    Sebastian Saiz had his school-record 21st double-double of the season, Deandre Burnett scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and Mississippi beat Monmouth 91-83 on Tuesday night in the first round of the NIT.

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  • 3,064 fans watch No. 16 Ole Miss blank Nicholls State 5-0 at MGM Park

    3,064 fans watch No. 16 Ole Miss blank Nicholls State 5-0 at MGM Park

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-03-15 04:26:40 GMT

    Ole Miss bats came alive Tuesday night helping the Rebels beat Nicholls State 5-0 at MGM Park in Biloxi.

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    Ole Miss bats came alive Tuesday night helping the Rebels beat Nicholls State 5-0 at MGM Park in Biloxi.

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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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  • Remarkable week in Mississippi college baseball

    Remarkable week in Mississippi college baseball

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-03-14 22:04:10 GMT
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    We likely have just witnessed one of the most remarkable weeks in the history of Division I collegiate baseball in Mississippi. 

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    We likely have just witnessed one of the most remarkable weeks in the history of Division I collegiate baseball in Mississippi.

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  • JCJC, William Carey head to national tournaments

    JCJC, William Carey head to national tournaments

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-03-14 04:04:52 GMT
    WCU head coach Steve Knight celebrates his 600th win at the school. Photo by Daniel Brown.WCU head coach Steve Knight celebrates his 600th win at the school. Photo by Daniel Brown.

    Jones County Junior College has two basketball teams represented in the NJCAA championships starting Monday, March 20.

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    Jones County Junior College has two basketball teams represented in the NJCAA championships starting Monday, March 20.

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  • Lady Eagles to host WNIT opening round

    Lady Eagles to host WNIT opening round

    Monday, March 13 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-03-14 03:51:42 GMT
    USM senior Brittanny Dinkins leads the Lady Eagles with 18.2 points per game. Courtesy: WDAMUSM senior Brittanny Dinkins leads the Lady Eagles with 18.2 points per game. Courtesy: WDAM

    For the third time in four seasons, Southern Miss women’s basketball earned a berth in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

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    For the third time in four seasons, Southern Miss women’s basketball earned a berth in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

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  • MSU signee Myah Taylor three-peats as Gatorade MS Player of the Year

    MSU signee Myah Taylor three-peats as Gatorade MS Player of the Year

    Monday, March 13 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-03-13 20:29:12 GMT
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    The 5-foot-7 senior point guard had led the Conquistadors to a 32-1 record and the Class 6A state championship. Taylor averaged 21.6 points, 7.5 assists and seven steals while shooting 48 percent from inside the arc through 33 games. The state’s two-time returning Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year, she is ranked as the nation’s No. 49 recruit in the Class of 2017 by espnW HoopGurlz. 

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    The 5-foot-7 senior point guard had led the Conquistadors to a 32-1 record and the Class 6A state championship. Taylor averaged 21.6 points, 7.5 assists and seven steals while shooting 48 percent from inside the arc through 33 games. The state’s two-time returning Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year, she is ranked as the nation’s No. 49 recruit in the Class of 2017 by espnW HoopGurlz. 

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  • Ole Miss baseball records 3rd straight shutout

    Ole Miss baseball records 3rd straight shutout

    Sunday, March 12 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-03-13 03:36:46 GMT

    The No. 14 Ole Miss baseball team completed a perfect weekend on the mound by shutting out Furman 1-0 Sunday afternoon at Swayze Field. Michael Fitzsimmons delivered a pinch-hit single in the eighth for the game’s only run, and the Rebels (11-5) held the Paladins (8-7) scoreless for the entire weekend to earn their third three-game sweep of the 2017 season.

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    The No. 14 Ole Miss baseball team completed a perfect weekend on the mound by shutting out Furman 1-0 Sunday afternoon at Swayze Field. Michael Fitzsimmons delivered a pinch-hit single in the eighth for the game’s only run, and the Rebels (11-5) held the Paladins (8-7) scoreless for the entire weekend to earn their third three-game sweep of the 2017 season.

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  • Mississippi State baseball sweeps Columbia & South Alabama

    Mississippi State baseball sweeps Columbia & South Alabama

    Sunday, March 12 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-03-13 03:31:04 GMT

    Mississippi State (10-6) had a flair for the dramatics Sunday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field to sweep a doubleheader. In the opening game, Brant Blaylock’s RBI-single in the ninth inning gave the Bulldogs a 5-4 walk-off win over Columbia. In the second game, MSU made it three straight wins with an 8-6 decision over South Alabama.

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    Mississippi State (10-6) had a flair for the dramatics Sunday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field to sweep a doubleheader. In the opening game, Brant Blaylock’s RBI-single in the ninth inning gave the Bulldogs a 5-4 walk-off win over Columbia. In the second game, MSU made it three straight wins with an 8-6 decision over South Alabama.

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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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  • Both JCJC basketball teams headed to nationals

    Both JCJC basketball teams headed to nationals

    Saturday, March 11 2017 6:31 PM EST2017-03-11 23:31:19 GMT
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    From Jones County Junior College Sports Information Jones County Junior College's basketball programs accomplished a feat not seen in nearly two decades. With both the Bobcats and Lady Bobcats capturing Region 23 Tournament titles, JCJC will become the first program since 1997-98 to send its men’s and women’s basketball teams to their respective National Junior College Athletic Association national basketball tournaments. The eighth-ranked Bobcats (28-1) survived a last...More >>
    From Jones County Junior College Sports Information Jones County Junior College's basketball programs accomplished a feat not seen in nearly two decades. With both the Bobcats and Lady Bobcats capturing Region 23 Tournament titles, JCJC will become the first program since 1997-98 to send its men’s and women’s basketball teams to their respective National Junior College Athletic Association national basketball tournaments. The eighth-ranked Bobcats (28-1) survived a last...More >>
  • Laurel wins 5A State title

    Laurel wins 5A State title

    Saturday, March 11 2017 1:33 AM EST2017-03-11 06:33:01 GMT
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    Laurel High School captured its second state championship in as many years after defeating Neshoba Central 85-76 on Friday night. 

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    Laurel High School captured its second state championship in as many years after defeating Neshoba Central 85-76 on Friday night. 

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  • Laurel repeats at Class 5A champions

    Laurel repeats at Class 5A champions

    Friday, March 10 2017 11:47 PM EST2017-03-11 04:47:53 GMT

    The Laurel High boys basketball squad did something Friday night few teams are able to do, on any level. That's repeat as champions. The Tornadoes got an 85-76 win over Neshoba Central.

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    The Laurel High boys basketball squad did something Friday night few teams are able to do, on any level. That's repeat as champions. The Tornadoes got an 85-76 win over Neshoba Central.

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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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  • Programming

    WDAM 7 Bounce to carry high school basketball championships

    WDAM 7 Bounce to carry high school basketball championships

    Friday, March 10 2017 11:38 AM EST2017-03-10 16:38:46 GMT
    The tournaments will air live on WDAM 7 Bounce. Source: WDAMThe tournaments will air live on WDAM 7 Bounce. Source: WDAM

    What time is it? GAMETIME! WDAM 7 Bounce will carry both the girls and boys basketball championships over the air and on channel 7.3 or on Comcast on channel 216 Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 

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    What time is it? GAMETIME! WDAM 7 Bounce will carry both the girls and boys basketball championships over the air and on channel 7.3 or on Comcast on channel 216 Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 

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  • USM has won big by going small

    USM has won big by going small

    Friday, March 10 2017 11:07 AM EST2017-03-10 16:07:17 GMT
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    Not much.

    That’s about what was expected of the University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles this basketball season.

    Not much.

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    Not much.

    That’s about what was expected of the University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles this basketball season.

    Not much.

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  • Southern Miss moves into Conference USA semifinals

    Southern Miss moves into Conference USA semifinals

    Friday, March 10 2017 8:16 AM EST2017-03-10 13:16:48 GMT
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    Forward Lashyra Cotton’s jumper with 34 seconds to play broke a tie and the University of Southern Mississippi defeated Old Dominion University 80-74 victory Thursday night at Bartow Arena in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Conference USA Women’s Basketball Tournament. 

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    Forward Lashyra Cotton’s jumper with 34 seconds to play broke a tie and the University of Southern Mississippi defeated Old Dominion University 80-74 victory Thursday night at Bartow Arena in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Conference USA Women’s Basketball Tournament. 

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  • Ole Miss ousts Missouri, coach Anderson 86-74 in SEC tourney

    Ole Miss ousts Missouri, coach Anderson 86-74 in SEC tourney

    Thursday, March 9 2017 11:53 PM EST2017-03-10 04:53:29 GMT

    Deandre Burnett scored 16 of his 23 points in the first half, and Mississippi beat 14th-seeded Missouri 86-74 Thursday night at the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

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    Deandre Burnett scored 16 of his 23 points in the first half, and Mississippi beat 14th-seeded Missouri 86-74 Thursday night at the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

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  • Laurel one win away from back-to-back state titles

    Laurel one win away from back-to-back state titles

    Friday, March 10 2017 12:51 AM EST2017-03-10 05:51:57 GMT
    Laurel faces Neshoba Central in the 5A state finals on Friday at 8 p.m. Courtesy: WDAMLaurel faces Neshoba Central in the 5A state finals on Friday at 8 p.m. Courtesy: WDAM

    Since their first practice in October 2016, the Golden Tornadoes have been waiting to put up the notice on the board outside of their high school: Laurel vs. Neshoba Central in the 5A state title on Friday at 8 p.m.

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    Since their first practice in October 2016, the Golden Tornadoes have been waiting to put up the notice on the board outside of their high school: Laurel vs. Neshoba Central in the 5A state title on Friday at 8 p.m.

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  • Hopson expects wide-open spring competition

    Hopson expects wide-open spring competition

    Monday, March 20 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-03-21 02:38:21 GMT
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    University of Southern Mississippi football coach Jay Hopson use one word to sum up his expectations for the Golden Eagles’ spring practices. Competition.

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    University of Southern Mississippi football coach Jay Hopson use one word to sum up his expectations for the Golden Eagles’ spring practices. Competition.

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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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