Purvis cheer team wins national championship

Purvis High School placed first in the Large Varsity Division II Game Day competition.

  Trimble supplies walk-off double to give USM baseball 6-5 win over New Orleans

Bobcats clinch MACJC men’s basketball playoff spot

Jones College wins 13th consecutive women’s basketball game

  High School Basketball - Round 1 Playoff Roundup

USM track wraps up indoor regular season

Pine Belt girl’s basketball results

Continued Coverage

  Newman ‘awake and speaking’ after fiery Daytona crash

Two Super Bowl LIV champs from Mississippi honored by the state senate

Saints players react to Brees announcement on social media

Drew Brees says he wants to return to the New Orleans Saints in Instagram post

Ole Miss beats top-ranked Louisville on Opening Weekend

Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500; Newman hospitalized ‘in serious condition’

Carey basketball rallies for SSAC victory at Loyola

William Carey University picked up a key Southern States Athletic Conference men's basketball victory at Loyola University Saturday in New Orleans.

'Pod’ schedule revealed for USM men’s hoops

The University of Southern Mississippi will host Middle Tennessee State University and Rice University in Conference USA's "pod" format. The Golden Eagles also travel to MTSU and the University of Texas-El Paso.

USM sweeps 3-game series to open season

Southern Miss beat Murray State 8-7 on Sunday.

USM baseball hangs on for 3-2 win over Murray St.

The University of Southern Mississippi got another dominating performance from its starting pitcher Saturday evening to win a second consecutive low-scoring baseball game against Murray State University.

USM women’s hoops completes successful road trip

  USM men’s hoops take down FIU, 75-67

Injuries piling up already for USM baseball

  Region Championships Roundup

USM hires new offensive coordinator

  Southern Miss shuts out Murray State in baseball opener

  Late free throws lift USM past FAU

The Golden Eagles entered Thursday night’s contest with Florida Atlantic having dropped four of their last five games.Coach Jay Ladner and company were desperate for victory and proved it, toughing out a 68-66 win.

Laurel Main Street to host 3-on-3 basketball tournament

Laurel’s first-ever 3-on-3 basketball tournament will take place in the parking lot along Front Street on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 10 a.m - 5 p.m.

  Southern Miss baseball opens season up Friday with new turf field

The Southern Miss baseball team will open up its season on Friday afternoon with a brand-new turf field.

Tim’s Two Cents: PRCC men’s basketball coach Chris Oney

On this week’s episode of Tim’s Two Cents, we sit down with Pearl River Community College men’s basketball coach Chris Oney.

  Shepard earns opening-day pitching nod for USM

University of Southern Mississippi sophomore right-hander Gabe Shepard earned the Opening Day pitching assignment and will take the mound Friday at 4 p.m. against Murray State University.

  Seminary’s Fisher Norris eager to contribute as redshirt freshman

The usual suspects will take the field on Friday in USM’s 4 p.m. season opener against Murray State.Sophomore right-hander Gabe Shepard earns the start on the mound, while preseason All-Conference USA selections Matt Guidry (second base) and Gabe Montenegro (left field) lead the list of returners.

  Will McGillis makes move from short to first base

There should be a number of questions about Southern Miss baseball answered during this weekend’s three-game series against Murray State.Folks will get their first glimpse of the Golden Eagles on Friday at 4 p.m.

  HS Hoops - Region Tournament Scores

Region tournament play continued around the Pine Belt on Tuesday. Here’s a look at some of the high school basketball scores...

  FCAHS hoops enjoying 18-4 season

Grayson Timidaiski has slowly turned Brooklyn into a basketball town in five years as head coach of Forrest County Agricultural High School. The Aggies hosted their first playoff game in over a decade last season and sit 18-4 (9-1 region 7-4A) in 2020.

Body found in Lee County lake identified as former MSU football player

It was Monday afternoon when Jones was discovered in a lake in the Indian Hills subdivision.

Ex-JSU coach was paid $170k in settlement after firing

Former Jackson State University head football coach Harold Jackson reached a settlement with the Institute of Higher Learning.

LSU scheduled to open 2022 season against Florida State in the Superdome

LSU and Florida State agree to a two-game series

PRCC splits opening weekend of softball

Pearl River Community College softball split four games this weekend in the season-opening Chiploa Tournament in Dothan, Ala.

No. 6 baseball Bobcats pick up 1st win of season

Sixth-ranked Jones College baseball dropped a best-of-three series to Dyersburg State Community College to start the 2020 season.

USM’s Lynch set for sophomore baseball season

University of Southern Mississippi third baseman Danny Lynch said he is ready for his sophomore baseball season.

Lady Bulldogs score big win with second half comeback

Facing an 11-point deficit at halftime, eight-ranked Mississippi State rallied in the second half to defeat No. 16 Texas A&M, 69-57

Poor first quarter dooms Lady Rebels

The Ole Miss women’s basketball team could not overcome a big first-half run by Vanderbilt, falling to the Commodores, 63-47

  Sacred Heart boys claim 2nd straight title; Lady Crusaders come up just short

It took Sacred Heart six years to climb back up the mountain – claiming a state championship in 2019.The Crusaders decided to stay an extra year.Sacred Heart claimed its second straight 1A/2A/3A crown with a 3-2 overtime win over St. Andrew’s on Saturday in Ridgeland.

  William Carey grabs 3rd straight win

William Carey continued its undefeated February by squeaking past Stillman College 77-74 on Saturday.One of Jonathan Floyd’s three field goals found the bottom of the net with 14.1 seconds for the go-ahead basket.

Lady Hilltoppers take down USM, 81-65

The University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles took an 81-65 Conference USA loss against visiting Western Kentucky University at Reed Green Coliseum.

No. 2 Wildcats finish off sweep of Jones

The second-ranked Pearl River Community College Wildcats held off the Jones College Bobcats 74-66 to sweep the men's basketball season series from its archrival.

  Pair of Golden Eagles on record-setting start to Track & Field season

One of the major questions for Southern Miss track and field entering 2020 is how they would replace the production of McKinely West and John Warren – who hold a combined seven school records.

Jones women lock up ‘Catfight’ victory late

The 10th ranked Jones College women's basketball team held off a last-quarter rally for 70-60 victory over archrival Pearl River Community College Thursday night.

USM adds five players to 2020 Signing Class

The University of Southern Mississippi football team added five players to its 2020 Signing Class over the past two days.

USM women’s basketball falls to Marshall, 80-65

The University of Southern Mississippi women's basketball team dropped an 80-65 Conference USA decision to visiting Marshall University Thursday night at Reed Green Coliseum.

James Ray named George County head football coach

Ray, who's spent four seasons as Rebels defensive coordinator, takes over for Matt Caldwell who stepped down to become school's athletic director.

Tim’s Two Cents: Jones College women’s basketball coach Missy Bilderback

On this week’s episode of Tim’s Two Cents, we sit down with Jones College women’s basketball coach Missy Bilderback.

USM’s Hopson hoping to wrap up staff hires

University of Southern Mississippi head football coach Jay Hopson is hoping to wrap up staff hires by next week.

  Columbia sends 7 to next level

It was a banner day for Columbia High School as seven Wildcats signed football scholarships on Wednesday.The class of 2020 was headlined by running back Kentrel Bullock. “Mr. Football” in class 3A inked with Ole Miss.

  Jones running back Ladamian Webb inks with FSU

Jones College will see 40 former players suit up for a Division I team this fall.Ladamian Webb joined that number on Wednesday by signing with Florida State University.

  Scott Berry encouraged by USM’s depth on the mound

As Southern Miss baseball rapidly approaches, coach Scott Berry looks to fill out his lineup for opening day against Murray State on February 14.

Davis, Tyree carry Rebels over South Carolina

Senior guard Breein Tyree jumped into the top 10 on the program’s all-time scoring list with a career-high 38 points, leading the Rebels to an 84-70 victory over South Carolina.

Kiffin, Ole Miss add three on signing day

Ole Miss football added three more prospects to its 2020 recruiting class, head coach Lane Kiffin announced Wednesday during the February signing period.

Leach puts period on first signing class at MSU

New Mississippi State head football coach Mike Leach and his staff put the finishing touches on the Bulldogs’ 2020 signing class Wednesday.

  National Signing Day 2020: Pine Belt athletes make their decisions

Our sports and digital team will keep you updated on the different signings that are taking place across the viewing area.

2nd half propels Hinds men’s basketball team past Jones, 76-66

Jones College couldn't keep pace in the second half of a 76-66 men's basketball loss to Hinds Community College.

No. 11 Jones women’s basketball team outlasts Hinds, 70-60

Jones College took a 70-60 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges' women's basketball victory over Hinds Community College.

MSU announces coaching staff for the Mike Leach era

Mississippi State University’s new head football coach has put together his coaching staff

USM’s Richards among world’s best

University of Southern Mississippi senior Eric Richards is among the world's best high jumpers.

Pine Belt high school basketball players selected for All-Star games

Pine Belt basketball will be on display as many high school basketball players from around the area have been selected to be in all-star games in the state.

JC wins 4-of-5 to open softball season

Fourth-ranked Jones College softball opened the season with four wins in five games at the CSN Kickoff Classic in Henderson, Nev.

MSU student sinks $5,000 half court shot, sparks controversy

It was a shot that shook the Humphrey Coliseum Thursday night.

Chiefs player celebrates Super Bowl win by paying all pet adoption fees at shelter

The KC Pet Project has more than 100 dogs up for adoption.

  The Oldest Lacrosse Team In The State

Hear the story of the state's oldest lacrosse program, which resides right here on the Coast.

Carey baseball opens season with DH sweep

William Carey University opened its 2020 baseball season Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of Missouri Baptist University at Milton Wheeler Field.

Ex-PRCC/USM star Moore shows up in Super Bowl

San Francisco safety Tarvarius Moore, a former football standout at Pearl River Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi, showed up Sunday for the 49ers in Super Bowl LIV.

  USM snatches back victory in overtime

The University of Southern Mississippi men's basketball team downed the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 74-68, in overtime Saturday at Reed Green Coliseum.

Super Bowl LIV will feature 9 players with Mississippi connections

Super Bowl LIV will feature nine players with Mississippi connections, five with the Kansas City Chiefs and four with the San Francisco 49ers.

Ravens’ Jackson unanimous NFL MVP

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson became just the second unanimous selection as National Football League Most Valuable Player.

Polamalu heads 5-man class elected to NFL Hall of Fame

Five football greats were elected Saturday for enshrinement in the National Football League Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

No. 3 PRCC stays unbeaten by beating Co-Lin, 80-57

Third-ranked Pearl River Community College took down Copiah-Lincoln Community College 80-57 in men's basketball recently.

USM hangs tough before dropping decision at UNCC

The University of Southern Mississippi women's basketball team dropped a 63-59 Conference USA decision at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte Saturday afternoon.

PRCC gains 65-51 victory over Copiah-Lincoln

The Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats took down Copiah-Lincoln Community College, evening the season series at win apiece.

Bobcats use strong second half to get past Meridian

The Jones College Bobcats used a strong second half to top Meridian Community College.

11th-ranked Lady Bobcats wins 8th in a row

Jones College forwards LaMiracle Sims and Daja Woodard combined for 36 points and 38 rebounds as the 11th-ranked Bobcats rallied past Meridian Community College to log their eighth consecutive women's basketball win.

  USM searches for new “blueprint” in 2020

For the past three or four seasons, Southern Miss baseball has relied on its power at the plate.With the departures of Hunter Slater, Matt Wallner and Bryant Bowen last season, USM lost 67 home runs.

  Hattiesburg honors 1970s state championship teams

It was a tremendous Friday night at Hattiesburg High as the Tigers honored their two state title basketball teams from 1972 and 1974.It was not only a night for reunions but one of recognition.

  Friday Night Basketball Scores

Playoff basketball is quickly approaching in the Pine Belt. Here’s a look at some of Friday’s prep scores...