Darrell Luter looks forward to bigger role as PRCC sophomore

Darrell Luter’s first opportunity to start as a freshman came in week four of PRCC’s 2018 season.The Oak Grove grad took advantage, finishing the year with two interceptions. Luter looks forward to an even bigger role in the Wildcats’ defensive backfield this season."

  Players of the Pine Belt: Cocroft hoping to help Sumrall take another step forward

Bobcats ranked 4th in preseason JuCo football poll

Lady Bobcats ranked No. 14 in NJCAA poll

Beer sales coming to Southern Miss home football games

Equipment trailers donated to Southern Miss, Ole Miss

GAMETIME: 2019 high school football season kicks off this week

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  Players of the Pine Belt: Glover looking to leave his mark at FCAHS

  Jones football building championship program on and off field

USM’s Hopson “really pleased” with scrimmage

Lady Eagles’ top State in women’s soccer exhibition

Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident

  Players of the Pine Belt: Swartz hoping to help put Purvis back in the mix

  Southern Miss strong, deep at defensive line

Football coaches say it routinely – it all starts up front.Jay Hopson believes it and feels like the defensive line could be very stout for Southern Miss this fall.The Golden Eagles return preseason All-Conference USA linemen Jacques Turner and Demarrio Smith.

  PRCC football grinds toward season-opener

A new turf field, a new season and new life for Pearl River football.The Wildcats continue to grind toward their August 29 season-opener at Itawamba Community College.Third-year head coach Ted Egger is excited about five returners on the defensive line and a strong secondary this season.

  Sacred Heart athletics drops Presbyterian Christian

Sacred Heart Catholic High School pulls plug on all athletic events with Presbyterian Christian School.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Pace to lead Cougars for final time

Columbia Academy looks for bounce-back football season.

  The Watts brothers - a dynamic duo for Jones College

  Players of Pine Belt: Dossett looking for Mt. Olive to return to winning ways

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  Trivenskey Mosley heads deep USM running back room

  Players of the Pine Belt: Title shot remains tops on McCray’s, Taylorsville’s football agenda

Court receives NFL’s discovery responses in ‘NOLA No-Call’ lawsuit

  Players of the Pine Belt: Freeman, Perry Central ready to take step forward

Perry Central High School football looking to return to winning ways.

  Golden Eagles with lofty goals for 2019

As the Golden Eagles talked with reporters during Saturday’s Media Day, their eyes lit up when asked about the team’s goals this season.It’s clear Southern Miss is on a mission to win its first Conference USA championship since 2011.

  USM enters season with added depth

It’s been called the “summer of competition” by head coach Jay Hopson.The Southern Miss depth chart continues to shake out ten practices in to August. The operative word is “depth.”Hopson feels like the Golden Eagles are a much deeper football team with 15 more scholarship players this season.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Treganowen lone senior left at Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart High School football will have a new coach this fall.

Gov. John Bel Edwards announces $450 million in Superdome renovations

Gov. Edwards discussed a long-term deal to keep the Saints in New Orleans as well as Superdome renovations.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Middleton to act again as JDC’s man in the middle

Jefferson Davis County High School middle linebacker Markis Middleton is ready for his senior season and a final run at a Class 3A state football championship.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Collins’ McLaurin set to lead Tigers for final time

Hershey McLaurin set to lead Collins High School for a fourth consecutive fall.

  Southern Miss football team and fans get ready for season

Hundreds of Southern Miss fans filled the Thad Cochran Center Saturday for the 24th annual Eagle Fanfare.

  Defense has big day during USM 1st scrimmage

The University of Southern Mississippi defense came up with four interceptions, a fumble recovery and six sacks at the Golden Eagles' first scrimmage of preseason practice.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Walley, Gandy like what they see of Wayne County

Christopher Walley said he likes Wayne County High School's chances on the football field this fall.

  Bassfield’s Racheem Boothe ready to lead USM defense

While Southern Miss continues fall camp with players competing for spots across the field, there’s no question who will lead the “Nasty Bunch” on defense.Linebacker Racheem Boothe returns for his junior season after four sacks and 48 tackles last year.

  Southern Miss deep at wide receiver

Southern Miss first-year offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner joined the Golden Eagles at a peak time for the wide receiver group.Preseason All-Conference USA receiver Quez Watkins returns for his junior season after leading USM with 72 catches for 889 yards and nine touchdowns last season.

  Players of the Pine Belt: McGilberry set for senior season

Senior DeMarcus McGilberry lets his actions speak for him at South Jones High School.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Holmes to lead West Marion

Senior Jeremiah Holder is a linebacker trapped in a quarterback's body.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Follis has reins for another West Jones’ run

Quarterback Allen Follis ready to shoulder offensive load at West Jones High School.

  Players of the Pine Belt: McLaurin locked in for final go-round at North Forrest

Tyler McLaurin is ready to rock his senior season at North Forrest.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Buckley fits perfectly at Lumberton

Jayson Buckley is a perfect fit in Lumberton High School's defensive backfield.

  Abraham, Whatley begin fall battle for USM’s starting QB job

Two days in to USM fall camp, and there’s still plenty to be resolved.Fourth-year head coach Jay Hopson expects there to be battles at a number of position groups including quarterback.

  USM grad Cameron Tom battles for Saints starting role

Next to the quarterback, arguably one of the most important positions on a football field is the center.Especially in an offense led by future Hall of Famer Drew Brees, getting the ball in his hands is a responsibility Cameron Tom doesn’t take lightly...

  Players of the Pine Belt: Sumrall, PCS looking to put tough year behind them

Jake Sumrall and the Presbyterian Christian School Bobcats are looking to put a tough 2018 football season behind them.

  Southern Miss expects significant “competition” in fall camp

There was a lot of talk floating around Southern Miss football practice on Friday as the Golden Eagles held their first day of fall camp. However, one word in particular kept being repeated – competition.

USM’s Watkins glad to be back on football field

Southern Miss receiver Quez Watkins is glad to be back on the football field with the Golden Eagles.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Aaron, seniors setting the tone at Columbia

Senior tackle Jordan Aaron wants Columbia High School to continue its recent success on the football field.

  Player of the Pine Belt: Daniels excited about final go-round at East Marion

Senior quarterback Devin Daniels is ready for his senior football season at East Marion High School.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Bullock setting example for inexperienced Hattiesburg

Versatile defender A.J. Bullock is trying to set an example for an inexperienced Hattiesburg High School football team.

Thomas, Saints agree to contract extension making him highest paid WR in the NFL

During negotiations, Thomas was not present for the start of training camp.

Arena football coming to Mississippi Coliseum Spring 2020

According to councilman Ashby Foote’s Facebook page, the project has been in the works for months. The Mississippi Mudcats will start playing this coming spring at the Mississippi Coliseum.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Farve leads Richton into new era

Dylan Farve returns behind center to guide Richton High School into new football classification.

  Player of the Pine Belt: Sykes, seniors being counted on at Sylva-Bay

Sylva-Bay Academy senior Hunter Sykes is ready for 2019 football season.

  Heidelberg’s Dontavious Porter enjoying new role as JC tight end

After a 10-2 season and first bowl win since 1998, Jones College strives for even more in 2019.The Bobcats approach August 29th’s season-opener at Coahoma Community College ranked top ten in three different preseason polls.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Jones ready for football finale with Tigers

Northeast Jones High School defensive end Jo'i Jones is looking forward to his senior season after missing all but two games as a junior.

Lumberton 2019 football schedule

2019 Lumberton football schedule

  Players of the Pine Belt: Shelby ready for Laurel to take next step

Laurel High School last reached the Class 5A football state championship game in 2016, last won a state crown in 2014. Senior safety Keno Smith said that’s been far too long an absence for the Tornadoes.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Oak Grove’s Knight looking to make up for lost time

Oak Grove senior safety Jaylen Knight is anxious to make up for lost time.

USM’s women track athletes honored for academics

University of Southern Mississippi women's track athletes honored for academic prowess.

USM golfer honored as All-America scholar

University of Southern Mississippi senior-to-be golfer Walker Kesterson was honored as an All-America scholar.

13 former USM players heading to NFL camps

Thirteen former University of Southern Mississippi football players are in National Football League training camps this summer.

  JC’s Rhodes fills out USM baseball staff

Jones College assistant joins Southern Mississippi baseball staff.

USM hosts All-Star Night at the Trademart

The event had live, music, games, and even bounce houses for the kids

  Players of the Pine Belt: Keys’ return a big boost for Seminary football

Austin Keys returned to the football field in 2018, and is expected to be a leader of the defense at Seminary High School this fall.

Breein Tyree Attends Chris Paul Elite Guard Camp

Along with going through various drills, pick-up games were played to seven amongst the campers. With games starting as early as 7 a.m., Tyree was awake and ready to play.

MSU tandem tabbed as Nagurski Trophy candidates

Mississippi State’s defensive tandem of junior linebacker Erroll Thompson and junior cornerback Cameron Dantzler made the 2019 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List on Tuesday.

Southern Miss’ Hemby Named to Bronko Nagursky Trophy Watch List

Hemby, who was picked to the Jim Thorpe Award watch list yesterday and has also been chosen preseason All-Conference USA, paces a Golden Eagle defense as its top returning tackler from last season.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Newell set to anchor Bay Springs in 2019

Krystopher Newell will be a mainstay up front for Bay Springs High School football in 2019.

Bay Springs 2019 Football Schedule

2019 Bay Springs football schedule

Jones College ignores outside noise entering fall camp

After a 10-2 season and first bowl win since 1998, Jones College has raised the level of excitement in Ellisville as calendars turn to August.However, no past success or recent projections affect the Bobcats’ process in fall camp.

  Al Jefferson returns to Prentiss, hosts 11th annual camp

It was 15 years ago that Al Jefferson stepped onto Prentiss High School’s court – in front of family and friends – to announce he would bypass college and enter the NBA Draft.Jefferson stood on that same court Monday – passing down his 14 seasons of NBA knowledge to the next generation...

  Players of the Pine Belt: Rogers, Stringer looking to build on past success

Stringer High expecting good things from senior running-linebacker Cooper Rogers.

  Players of the Pine Belt: Newsome, Petal ready to step up in 2019

Petal linebacker Ja'korian Newsome is ready for his senior football season.

USM’s Hemby named to Thorpe Award ‘Watch List’

University of Southern Mississippi defensive back Ky'el Hemby named to Thorpe Award "Watch List."

USM’s Clopton named to Rimington Watch List

University of Southern Mississippi center Trace Clopton named to Rimington Watch List.

Southern Miss football players report Aug. 1

USM football players report Aug. 1

Hattiesburg 2019 Football Schedule

2019 Hattiesburg football schedule

Petal 2019 Football Schedule

2019 Petal football schedule

Oak Grove 2019 Football Schedule

2019 Oak Grove football schedule

Laurel 2019 Football Schedule

2019 Laurel football schedule

West Jones 2019 Football Schedule

2019 West Jones football schedule

Sumrall 2019 Football Schedule

2019 Sumrall football schedule