USM lands 5 on All-C-USA football squad

Conference USA honors five Golden Eagles with preseason football honors.

  Two assistant coaches leave USM baseball program

  Bower, Bowie, Blades part of inaugural C-USA class

  EUROHA continues tradition of Golf Classic

  Laurel hosts professional, amateur boxing on Saturday night

EMCC football player killed in wreck in Clarke Co.

  Remembering Mount Olive’s Steve McNair, 10 years after his death

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8 Golden Eagles scattered across 5 baseball leagues

  USM 400-meter man to run for country at Pan-Am games

USM volleyball awaits word on new facility

Jared Lorenzen dies at age 38

  US holds on to defeat England 2-1, advances to World Cup final

  Logan Cooke hosts his first football camp at Columbia Academy

  “AD 47 Leadership Academy” returns to Laurel

The “AD 47 Leadership Academy made its 5th return to Laurel High on Saturday.Former NFL safety and current Southern Miss cornerbacks coach Akeem Davis hosted the free event with generations of Laurel football players volunteering their time as coaches.

  Sit-down with USM athletic director Jeremy McClain

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.

  AAC opening has some pondering possibilities

University of Southern Mississippi folks are keeping an eye on American Athletic Conference developments.

  1-on-1 with Akeem Davis

The four-year NFL pro traded in his cleats for a whistle by joining Jay Hopson’s Southern Miss staff as cornerbacks coach in April.

Meeks introduced as PRCC softball coach

USM football lands 4 commitments

US defeats France 2-1, advances to semis in World Cup

  Jason Campbell holds 8th annual FCA Football Camp

  Dalonte Hill hired as USM basketball assistant

  Jones holds 7th “Bobcat Soccer Academy”

  Former/current NFL players host football camps in Pine Belt

“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.

Street & Smith ranks Jones College football 7th

Jones College ranked seventh in preseason football poll.

Tyler Keenan to participate in 2019 College Home Run Derby

Keenan is one of six college baseball players selected for the event that will air live on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. CT. He was invited to take part in the Rocket Mortgage College Home Run Derby after being recognized as one of the top power hitters in college baseball.

  USM planning for baseball diamond facelift

Southern Miss baseball coach Scott Berry is hoping to upgrade Pete Taylor Park with synthetic turf before the 2020 baseball season.

  Bryant Bowen to transfer from USM to South Carolina

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.

  Jay Ladner’s journey back to Southern Miss

Southern Miss made Jay Ladner’s dreams come true when they hired the former Golden Eagle student-athlete to replace Doc Sadler as the men’s basketball coach back in April.

Louisville rallies for 4-3 win over Mississippi State

Drew Campbell's single off Cole Gordon drove in Danny Oriente for the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Louisville eliminated Mississippi State with a 4-3 victory in the College World Series on Thursday night.

  MAC Hall of Fame to induct 5 coaches

Mississippi Association of Coaches to induct five into its Hall of Fame.

Bulldogs dropped into CWS losers bracket by Vandy

Mississippi State and Vanderbilt met in a College World Series winners’ bracket game at Omaha Wednesday after a rain-out on Tuesday night.

#HailState: Congressman Michael Guest congratulates Mississippi State baseball team

The Mississippi State baseball team got a super cool shout out on Wednesday.

Wallner, Twins come to terms

Southern Miss slugger Matt Wallner signs with Minnesota Twins.

Gilbert gets bases-loaded hit, Bulldogs beat Auburn 5-4

Marshall Gilbert hit a bases-loaded single up the middle that capped a four-run ninth inning and gave Mississippi State a 5-4 walk-off victory over Auburn in the College World Series on Sunday night.

  Colby White brings “Foxworth fire” to MSU pitching

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.

  USM baseball looking forward

It’s been a few weeks since the University of Southern Mississippi saw the curtain drop on its 2019 baseball season. Now, USM coach Scott Berry and his assistant coaches are in the usual assess-and-re-recruit mode that follows every year.

  USM names new softball head coach

Southern Miss hires new softball coach.

  7 On The Road: Walter Payton - Columbia’s “Crown Jewel”

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.

Tennessee Titans to retire Steve McNair’s jersey

Former local football legend Steve McNair will have his jersey retired on Sept. 15 by the Tennessee Titans.

Arch Madness: Blues win 1st Stanley Cup, beating Bruins 4-1

The St. Louis Blues have won the first Stanley Cup in franchise history.

  MSU makes 2nd straight trip to Omaha

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).

  PRCC’s Wiley Cleland tabbed NJCAA All-American

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.

Saints reportedly agree to extension with Cam Jordan

As the Saints close their offseason program with minicamp practices, Cam Jordan has reportedly secured his future with the franchise for another three years.

Saints fans invited to mini-camp this week

Mini-camp runs Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1:20 p.m.

2 Lady Bobcats double up on All-America honors

Two Lady Bobcats named NJCAA All-America.

Summer softball season registration deadline looms

Summer softball league registration ends Friday in Hattiesburg.

USM’s Wallner named 1st-team All-America

Southern Miss' Wallner named 1st-team All-America by Baseball America.

Mississippi State heading back to Omaha after 8-1 victory over Stanford

For the 11th time in school history the Mississippi State Bulldogs are headed to Omaha.

Ole Miss evens regional at Arkansas with 13-5 win

Ole Miss freshman starter Doug Nikhazy rebounded from the shaky first and pitched five innings to earn the win.

PRCC softball pair named HM All-America

Pair of Lady Wildcats named honorable mention All-America.

  South tops North in 3A/4A All-Star baseball game

The South scored six runs over three innings to pull away from the North 3A/4A All-Star game.

North answers late to win in 5A/6A all-star baseball

Four-run rally in eight inning sends North past South in 5A/6A D.M. Howie

  Three USM athletes place top-five at NCAA Outdoors

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.

Carey athletics ranked 2nd nationally

Carey athletics ranked 2nd in NAIA year-end tally.

  USM’s Wallner thrilled to join Twins

Minnesota made Wallner the 39th player taken in a selection process that saw 1,217 baseball players selected over a three-day exercise known as the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.

4th Street golf tourney raises $6,000

4th Street Classic golf tournament donates $6,000 to Hub City Humane Society.

Four Rebels Selected on Day 3 of 2019 MLB Draft

When the final picks were in for the 2019 MLB Draft, eight Ole Miss baseball players were off the board, the most for the program since nine Rebels were selected in 2014.

8 MSU Players Selected on Final Day of Major League Baseball First Year Draft

The 2019 Diamond Dawgs tie the 2016 edition for most student-athletes drafted in a single draft in program history

  USM’s J.C. Keys drafted by Cincinnati Reds in MLB Draft

The Cincinnati Reds drafted University of Southern Mississippi senior RHP J.C. Keys Wednesday in the 23rd round of the MLB Draft.

Hattiesburg’s Dexter Jordan drafted by Astros in 16th round of MLB Draft

The Houston Astros drafted former Hattiesburg High School infielder Dexter Jordan with the 496th pick in the 16th round of the 2019 MLB Draft on Wednesday.

Reggie Bush, Marques Colston honorees in Saints Hall of Fame

The Saints have announced former wide receiver Marques Colston and former running back Reggie Bush as its latest honorees in the team’s Hall of Fame.

  West Marion’s Colby White drafted by Tampa Bay Rays

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.

  Larry Watkins returns to coaching at Sacred Heart

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.

Milwaukee Brewers select Mississippi State pitcher Ethan Small 28th Overall

The 15th Diamond Dawg in program history to hear his name called in the first round, it marks the fifth MSU student-athlete drafted in the first round in the last eight years.

NCAA Fayetteville Super Regional schedule set

The No. 12 overall seed, Ole Miss baseball will head to Baum-Walker Stadium in Fayetteville, Arkansas, for a best-of-three series against the No. 5 overall seed Arkansas Razorbacks.

Grae Kessinger selected in second round of 2019 MLB Draft

Kessinger was chosen No. 68 overall in the second round by the Houston Astros, making him the 11th Rebel taken in the top two rounds in the Bianco era.

  Matt Wallner drafted 39th overall by Twins in MLB Draft

University of Southern Mississippi outfielder Matt Wallner was drafted 39th overall in the 2019 MLB draft by the Minnesota Twins.

USM’s Wallner can turn his attention to MLB draft

With the 2019 baseball season in the books, Matt Wallner now can turn his attention to this week's Major League Baseball draft.

  USM scores 4 in 9th to take down ASU 13-12

After trailing the entire game, the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles fought back in the ninth inning to keep their postseason alive by defeating Arizona State 13-12.

  LSU tops USM, 6-4, to win NCAA regional

A day filled with inspiring grit and determination didn’t come with a fairy tale ending for the University of Southern Mississippi baseball team.

Mississippi State beats Miami 5-2, back in Super Regionals

Mississippi State (49-13) is in the super regionals for the fourth time in four seasons under four different head coaches.

Former George County standout returns to South Mississippi, this time as a pro

Now a member of the Chicago Cubs organization, former George County standout Justin Steele found himself playing baseball in South Mississippi for the first time since his high school days.

3 USM football games will air on NFL Network during 2019 season

NFL Network will broadcast 10 Conference USA games on television and on its digital platforms during the 2019 college football season.

Ole Miss beats Clemson 6-1 in NCAA tournament

Kevin Graham added a pinch-hit homer leading off the eighth for the Rebels (39-25).

MSU beats Central Michigan 7-2 in NCAA Tournament

Elijah McNamee started the scoring with a two-run double, Josh Hatcher had three hits and two RBIs and Tanner Allen had four hits, including a solo homer.

  USM falls to LSU in Baton Rouge Regional

A seventh inning grand slam from Matt Guidry wasn’t enough to lift the Golden Eagles over the Louisiana State University Tigers in game four of the Baton Rouge Regional on Saturday.

  Alcorn State coach Fred McNair receives key to Mount Olive

The head football coach at Alcorn State University was honored by his hometown of Mount Olive on Saturday.

Arizona St. eliminates Stony Brook from regional

Second-seeded Arizona State eliminates Stony Brook from Baton Rouge Regional.

  USM pummels ASU in Game 1 of NCAA Regional

The third-seeded University of Southern Mississippi (39-19) opened the Baton Rouge Regional with a bang Friday afternoon with a 15-3 win over second-seeded Arizona State University (37-18) at Alex Box Stadium.

SEC lifts ban on alcohol sales at sporting events

The SEC voted Friday to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages, which are limited to wine and beer, in public areas at its athletic events. The policy does not require schools to sell alcoholic beverages but leaves the decision up to each school.