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Homecoming 2016 at Southern Miss highlighted by annual parade

The Southern Miss Homecoming parade begins on Hardy Street Saturday. Photo credit WDAM. The Southern Miss Homecoming parade begins on Hardy Street Saturday. Photo credit WDAM.
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

The University of Southern Mississippi Saturday took on Marshall University on the football field for Homecoming 2016.

But, before the gridiron action there was the annual Homecoming parade.    

Hardy Street in Midtown Hattiesburg was lined wih spectators to see "Seymour," the Homecoming Court and lots of floats, during the event that began at 11 a.m.

USM's Army and Air Force ROTC detachments were represented, as were all the fraternities and sororities.

Both the Southern Miss and Hattiesburg High marching bands also took part.

Grand Marshal was John Cox, the "Voice of the Golden Eagles."

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