USM celebrates Homecoming 2017 with annual parade on Hardy Street

USM celebrates Homecoming 2017 with annual parade on Hardy Street

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A large part of Hardy Street in Hattiesburg turned black and gold Saturday, as University of Southern Mississippi students, faculty and alumni took part in the 2017 Homecoming Parade.

It was the highlight of pre-football game activities and it featured "The Pride of Mississippi" Marching Band, the Dixie Darlings, "Seymour" the mascot, the Homecoming Court and lots of Greek organizations.

Dozens of international students also took part.