Carey sweeps LSU-Alexandria on Tuesday

William Carey swept Friday’s doubleheader with LSU-Alexandria to inch closer to the .500 mark.The Crusaders defeated the Generals 9-7 in game one, followed by a 9-6 win in game two.

Sumrall slips by Pass Christian, 4-1, in playoffs

  Playoff Baseball Scores - 4/22

USM’s Stringer happy to be back on football field

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s mother dies after battle with cancer

  Hill Denson’s time at USM the highlight of a storied coaching career

  Javien Hamilton works toward dream of playing pro football

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Lady Crusaders claim 2nd straight SSAC crown

William Carey men run away with SSAC

  Playoff Baseball Scores - 4/20

  USM completes C-USA sweep over Charlotte, 8-6

  Playoff Baseball Scores - 4/19

  Hill Denson says goodbye to coaching

  USM sweeps Charlotte in C-USA doubleheader

Southern Miss sweeps Charlotte in Conference USA baseball.

Duke named athletic director at SE Bapitist

Buddy Duke named athletic director at Southeastern Baptist College.

  East Marion’s John Rawls signs with Jones College

Following a state championship season with East Marion, John Rawls will continue his basketball career at Jones College.The power forward signed with the Bobcats on Thursday morning in Columbia.

  Northeast Jones makes 5th straight playoff berth

Playoff baseball begins on Friday as 26 Pine Belt teams begin their journey to the state championships.Northeast Jones makes its fifth straight postseason appearance on Friday when it host Raymond at 7 p.m.

  Ladner lands “destination” job with USM hiring

Jay Ladner to take over USM basketball

Saints play Rams in Wk. 2, Falcons on Thanksgiving as schedule begins to leak

  USM’s woes continue in 4-1 loss at South Alabama

  Prep Baseball Scores - 4/16

Pine Belt Baseball Results & Schedule (April 15-18)

  Laurel grad and former NFL safety Akeem Davis finds new passion in coaching

Laurel grad and former NFL safety Akeem Davis finds new passion in coaching.

Southern Miss takes series finale from FIU

Southern Miss downs FIU, 15-7, to salvage series finale.

  Gold defeats Black 10-6 in USM spring game

Spring practice No. 13 served as USM’s annual spring football game on Saturday morning.Despite short lightning delay, Southern Miss fans flocked to The Rock to watch the Gold team pull out a 10-6 win over the Black team.

USM drops C-USA series at FIU with 16-6 loss

FIU clinches Conference USA baseball series with 16-6 win over Southern Miss.

FIU holds off Southern Miss, 6-4

Florida International tops Southern Miss, 6-4, Friday.

  Prep Baseball Scores - 4/12

Many region titles were on the line Friday night as several Pine Belt teams fought for playoff positioning.

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Suspended LSU basketball head coach Will Wade met with university and NCAA officials Friday.

  USM’s Sadler ready to give up head coaching grind

Doc Sadler steps down as Southern Miss men's basketball coach.

  Doc Sadler steps down as USM men’s basketball coach

After leading the Golden Eagles through the last five season, men’s head basketball coach Doc Sadler is stepping away from the program.

  10th-ranked Rebels rally past Golden Eagles

Ole Miss rallies past Southern Miss baseball, 11-2.

Virginia holds off Texas Tech in overtime for first NCAA national championship

DeAndre Hunter hit two critical threes with the Cavaliers on their heels late, one in regulation and one again in overtime, and his 27 points led the team.

  WATCH: USM welcomes Jeremy McClain as athletic director

The University introduced Jeremy McClain as its new athletic director on Monday.

Crusaders take two from Stillman

William Carey College takes two from Stillman College in South States Athletic Conference play.

JC sweeps final tennis matches of regular season

Jones College men's and women's tennis teams topped Itawamba Community College.

  USM duo have 1 season left to make impact

Neil McLaurin and DeMichael Harris are hoping to make larger contributions to the University of Southern Mississippi football team's success this season.

  Southern Miss sweeps Marshall baseball series

Southern Miss clinches baseball series with Marshall Saturday in the first game of a Conference USA doubleheader.

  Powell, Southern Miss rally to top Marshall, 10-3

Southern Miss tops Marshall 10-3 Friday night.

Pearl River hoops trio named all-state

Pearl River Community College has three basketball players named all-state.

  Southern Miss names athletic director

The University of Southern Mississippi will return a familiar face as its new athletic director.

  Jack Abraham eager to learn new USM offense

Jack Abraham has quarterbacked under three different offensive coordinators at Louisiana Tech, Northwest Mississippi Community College and Southern Miss.

  Golden Eagles look to bounce back after midweek loss

Southern Miss began Tuesday night’s contest against South Alabama with a grand slam and a five-run first inning. The Golden Eagles scored just one run the rest of the game in a 15-6 loss to the Jaguars.

  Lady Bobcats sweep Co-Lin, improve to 25-4

Jones College needed eight innings to defeat Copiah-Lincoln in Wednesday’s series opener, but needed just five innings to complete the doubleheader sweep. The No. 1 Lady Bobcats took down No. 9 Co-Lin 5-4 in eight innings, followed by a 9-1 victory in Wednesday’s night-capper.

  Jones baseball regroups after 5 straight losses

Jones College began the 2019 season 21-2 and ranked No. 7 in the nation. The Bobcats have dropped their last five games and descended from the top of the MACJC standings. However, coach Chris Kirtland is confident in his group with a month of baseball remaining.

  South Alabama works over Golden Eagles, 15-6

Southern Miss fades away to take 15-6 loss at hands of South Alabama.

  Hattiesburg looks to bounce back in midweek matchup against Pearl River Central

After losing two games to PRC last week, the Tigers will look to rebound on Tuesday night as they host the Blue Devils in Smokie Harrington Park at 7 p.m.

  Pine Belt Prep Baseball

Pine Belt prep baseball scores and schedule fro April 1-April 6.

Jones College releases 2019 football schedule

Jones College announces 2019 football schedule.

Lawmaker files bill to change I-10 to “Who Dat Nation Highway”

It's not an April Fool's Day prank.

Pine Belt high school baseball results/schedule

Pine Belt high school baseball results/schedule

  USM mashes UTSA in C-USA series finale

Southern Miss takes C-USA finale at Texas-San Antonio.

  Steve Knight reflects on Carey’s historic season

In 37 years of coaching William Carey basketball, coach Steve Knight and the Crusaders have appeared in 13 NAIA national tournaments.As Knight looks back on Carey’s first “Fab Four” berth in 2019, he thinks about what made this team different than the 36 others he has coached.

  UTSA stuns USM with 9th-inning walk-off

The teams will wrap up the series tomorrow at 1 p.m.

  Prep Baseball Scores - 3/29

The high school baseball season is heating up as the region play is in full swing across the Pine Belt. Here’s some of the scores from Friday’s action...

UTSA emphatically snaps USM’s win streak

Texas-San Antonio clobbers Southern Miss to snap Golden Eagles' eight-game winning streak.

Marcus Boyles to retire as Petal football coach/athletic director

After seven seasons with Petal High School, Marcus Boyles plans to retire as the Panthers head football coach and athletic director.Boyles compiled a record of 62-32 at Petal, leading the Panthers to the 2015 South State title before losing to Starkville 27-7 in the class 6A state championship.

  West Jones, South Jones renew rivalry on the diamond

The latest chapter in the West Jones-South Jones rivalry will be written on Friday night when the Mustangs host the Braves at 7 p.m.It’s a meeting that’s intense in every arena...

  Jay Hopson excited about new USM co-offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner

Southern Miss is five practices in to the spring football season as the Golden Eagles prepare for April 13th’s spring game.Several new faces infiltrate “The Rock” including co-offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner.

  USM rides longest active win streak in nation into UTSA

Winners of eight straight games, Southern Miss seeks its third consecutive Conference USA sweep at UTSA this weekend.The reigning C-USA pitcher of the week Walker Powell gets the ball on Friday night, headlining a pitching staff that ranks 20th in the nation and 12th in earned run average (2.77).

  Super Bowl champion Doug Pederson speaks at First Priority

First Priority of South Mississippi held its 20th annual Golf Tournament and Live/Silent Auction on Thursday.Super Bowl champion head coach Doug Pederson served as the guest speaker and said the offseason is a great opportunity to give back and share his journey.

Skateboarding and surfing proposed to the International Olympics Committee for 2024 Games

Other proposed sports for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris include sport climbing and breakdancing.

Pine Belt prep baseball results/schedule

Pine Belt prep baseball results/schedule (March 25-30)

  Seniors key to success for Sumrall baseball

The Sumrall baseball team defeated rival Purvis 5-2 on Tuesday night in game one of the series.

Southern Miss baseball wins eighth straight

Southern Miss (16-6) won its eighth straight game with a 5-0 win over Nicholls State (13-13).

Southern Miss shuts out Nicholls State, 5-0

The Golden Eagles started off their road trip on the right foot with a shut out win over Nicholls State in Metairie on Tuesday night at Shrine Park. It is the eighth consecutive win for USM. The team improves to 16-6 on the season.

NFL: Pass interference now reviewable by officials

Coaches still will have two challenges per game, and in the final two minutes of a half or fourth quarter or for all of overtime, the replay official can order a review of offensive or defensive pass interference.

Pine Belt baseball results/schedule

Pine Belt baseball scores

  Doug Pederson to speak at First Priority Auction

First Priority of South Mississippi holds its 20th annual Live/Silent Auction on Thursday at Temple Baptist Church.This year’s guest speaker is Super Bowl champion coach Doug Pederson.

  USM holds 2019 Pro Day

Several Golden Eagles flocked to “The Rock” on Monday afternoon to participate in USM’s Pro Day.Among the Southern Miss graduates competing in front of NFL scouts, defensive back Picasso Nelson Jr. sprinted to a 40-yard dash time of 4.41 seconds.

  William Carey’s historic season ends in NAIA semifinals

William Carey’s historic 2019 season came to a halt on Monday night in the NAIA semifinals.The Crusaders came up just short of completing a comeback after trailing 42-24 at halftime, falling to Georgetown 94-83.

  Curtain lowers on Lady Eagles’ basketball season

North Alabama slips past Southern Miss in overtime.

  37-year vet Steve Knight eyes William Carey’s first national title

Steve Knight has led William Carey to thirteen NAIA tournaments in 37 years of coaching.Thirty-six years after taking the Crusaders to their first national tournament (1983), coach Knight and company prepare for the program’s first semifinal appearance.

  Jones softball off to 20-3 start

Jones College softball entered the 2019 season with a target square on its back after winning last year’s NJCAA Division II national championship.The No. 1 Lady Bobcats have responded to that pressure with poise, off to a 20-3 start to the season.

  Lady Eagles gear up for North Alabama in WBI

The Lady Eagles are still alive in March.Southern Miss (18-13) hosts North Alabama (20-8) on Monday at 6 p.m. in the second round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational.

  USM opens spring football practice

Southern Miss is three days into spring football practice and several new Golden Eagle coaches are becoming acclimated with coach Jay Hopson’s program.Six coaches fill new positions at USM this spring, namely Buster Faulkner who will share play-calling duties with Scotty Walden.

McCowan leads Mississippi St over Clemson 85-61 in NCAAs

McCowan scores game-high 30 points in final home game

  USM finishes off sweep of Old Dominion

USM finishes off sweep of Old Dominion

  Saturday Roundup - Baseball and Softball Scores

The busiest sports season of the year is upon us as local Pine Belt baseball and softball clubs enter the heart of their respective seasons.Here’s a look at some of the scores from Saturday’s action.

  Several inducted into William Carey Sports Hall of Fame

William Carey University's Sports Hall of Fame gained several new members Saturday night