For the second time in three years, USM baseball coach Scott Berry finds himself searching for new assistants in the summer.Five days after associate head coach Chad Caillet accepted a position at Texas A&M, volunteer assistant coach B.A. Vollmuth decided to leave the baseball program...
The 19th annual EUROHA alumni events continued on Friday morning with the Golf Reunion Classic at Shadow Ridge Country Club in Hattiesburg.The pairing of nephew and uncle – Stephen and Troy Mobley – took home their second straight title and third overall with a round of 73.
Saturday night is “Fight Night” in Laurel.BKPTV hosts nine fights on Saturday at the Cameron Center. The events begin at 7 p.m., completing the first annual Mississippi Combative Sports Convention – a two-day affair which featured a Hall of Fame Awards dinner on Friday night.
When Logan Cooke was growing up in Columbia, there weren’t many football camps to attend in the summer.So when the Jacksonville Jaguars selected Cooke in the 7th round of the 2018 NFL Draft, he immediately thought about organizing a camp at his alma mater Columbia Academy.
Jeremy McClain has not been afforded the chance to breathe since being hired as USM’s athletic director on April 4.A week following his introduction by University president Dr. Rodney Bennett, Southern Miss basketball coach Doc Sadler resigned.
Taylorsville grad and former 12-year NFL quarterback Jason Campbell continues to make an impact on the field after hanging up his cleats.The former Auburn standout teamed up with the FCA to host his 8th annual football camp on Thursday at Jones College.
Jay Ladner’s been busy in his first summer as head coach of USM men’s basketball.The Oak Grove native hired Dalonte Hill as his third assistant on Thursday.Hill comes to Hattiesburg after spending two seasons at Austin Peay, in which the Governors won 41 games.
The game of soccer has steadily grown in the Pine Belt area over the years.Jones men’s soccer coach Brendan Connolly remembers about 20 kids attending the first Bobcat Soccer Academy seven years ago. Hundreds of campers were in Ellisville on Thursday.
“Camp season” continues this week as former and current NFL players give back to their local Pine Belt communities.Taylorsville native and 12-year NFL quarterback Jason Campbell holds his 8th annual FCA Football Camp on Thursday at Jones College. Kids aged 7 to 17 are invited to the free camp.
After bidding adieu to 14 players this offseason – including ten seniors – Southern Miss baseball loses one more.Bryant Bowen plans to transfer to South Carolina for his final year of eligibility, the USM graduate announced via Twitter on Thursday afternoon.
Colby White feels like a heavyweight boxer when he steps on a baseball mound. For the Mississippi State junior, it’s like stepping into a ring. Three punches – three pitches – is all he needs to knock out his opponent.
Mississippi is a hotbed of football talent – it’s no secret.Crawford native Jerry Rice is the NFL’s career leader in receptions and receiving yards. Kiln’s Brett Favre is a three-time NFL most valuable player.Yet, many argue the greatest football to ever live was born in Columbia.
Four head coaches in four years has not stopped Mississippi State from reaching four consecutive Super-Regionals and two straight College World Series.The latest coach to lead the Bulldogs to Omaha is Chris Lemonis – the winningest first-year coach in SEC history (51 wins).
For just the eight time in its program’s history, Pearl River Community College boasts an All-American.Wiley Cleland was named to the NJCAA All-America third-team on Tuesday after a stellar sophomore season with the Wildcats.
Jon Stuart has quietly put together a consistently successful Track and Field program in five years at Southern Miss.However, the Golden Eagles are beginning to make some noise nationally.USM wrapped up the 2019 Outdoor season with a school-record 24th-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
After a season of shutdown strikeouts at Mississippi State, Colby White’s live arm caught the eyes of professional baseball scouts.The West Marion grad was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the sixth round of Tuesday’s MLB draft at No. 188 overall.
Just a year after retiring as Petal High’s longtime baseball coach, Larry Watkins returns to coaching as the skipper of Sacred Heart.Watkins retired in April 2018 after 42 years with the Panthers – 38 as their head coach. The Meridian native led Petal to six state championships and 868 wins.
Bryant Bowen was frustrated. Sixteen games in, he had seen the batter’s box 22 times and generated just six hits. The frustration mounted in March 16th’s contest at Louisiana Tech when Bowen went 0-for-3 and was benched. “I thought, ‘Maybe I’m not good enough at this point,’” Bowen said.
Pearl River led Pasco-Hernando 12-3 in the sixth inning of their elimination game in the NJCAA Division II World Series.The Bobcats stormed back to score ten unanswered runs and walk off with a 13-12 victory – ending the Wildcats season.
In less than 24 hours, Pearl River Community College opens the NJCAA D-II World Series in Enid, Oklahoma.The Wildcats battle Pasco-Hernando on Sunday at 6 p.m.It’s been an historic season for PRCC – 40 wins and a No. 1 seed in its first JUCO World Series appearance since 2002.
In five years as the head coach of Southern Miss Track and Field, Jon Stuart has slowly built a successful program.After winning the Conference USA women’s Outdoor Championships and sending seven athletes to the NCAA Outdoors last season, four more Golden Eagles qualify for Nationals this season.
Every year at the Conference USA tournament, Southern Miss fans turn MGM Park into Pete Taylor Park as they cheer on the Black and Gold.Whether it be in the piney woods of Hattiesburg or on the sandy beaches of Biloxi, there is one cry that echoes louder than the others...
Southern Miss knew the stakes when it entered the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday.With an RPI ranking of 56, the Golden Eagles figured a tournament victory is their only path to a fourth straight NCAA regional.Two wins in two days earned USM a practice day on Friday.
For the second straight season, Southern Miss Track and Field is well-represented at the NCAA East Regionals in Jacksonville, Florida.Eleven USM athletes compete in the regionals beginning on Thursday.
For the first time in a long time, Southern Miss enters the Conference USA tournament as an underdog.The two-time defending regular season conference champions relinquished their title to Florida Atlantic. The Golden Eagles enter the C-USA tourney as a No. 2 seed.