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.
WTOK reports that 20-year-old Zquavius Crain of Gulfport died as a result of a one vehicle roll over that happened around 4:45 p.m. Two other teammates were in the car with him at the time of the wreck. Jeremiah Braziel and Keon Moore had to be extracted from the car and taken to Jackson via life fl
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.