Lady Eagles pull away from Southeastern Louisiana, 62-54

The University of Southern Mississippi topped Southeastern Louisiana, 62-54, in women's basketball.

  USM baseball signs 12 for 2021

  Player of the Week - Oak Grove’s Nick Milsap

  USM volleyball raises money for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Ole Miss moves to 2-0 with win over Norfolk State

PRCC’s Moore named MACJC’s 1st Player o’Week

  4 local standouts tabbed “Mr. Football” by MCAC

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High School Football Recap: Week 12; Part 2

High school football playoffs hit full throttle Friday

Mississippi State dedicates POW/MIA Chairs of Honor at athletic venues

SEC Nation coming to Oxford for Ole Miss-LSU

High School Football Recap: Week 12; Part 1

Saints fans react to disappointing loss against Falcons

Picayune dominates 2nd half to top Wayne County

Picayune High School outscored Wayne County High School 21-0 in the second half of a 49-28 victory Friday night.

S. Alabama hands USM hoops 1st loss of season

The University of South Alabama scored the final five points Saturday night to hold off the University of Southern Mississippi, 75-69.

  Local MLB draftees hold baseball camp at HHS

After spending the past year journeying through the Minor League Baseball circuit, a couple of pros were able to be kids for the day.Joe Gray Jr. and Jordyn Adams held a baseball camp at Smokie Harrington Park on Saturday morning.

  USM defense stands tall in 37-2 victory over UAB

The University of Southern Mississippi snapped a three-game losing streak against the University of Alabama-Birmingham 37-2 Saturday.

7 to be inducted into 2019 M-Club Hall of Fame class

  Gametime - Week 12 of high school football

  West Jones finishes off undefeated regular season

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

No. 11 Pearl River Rolls William Carey JV

  Hattiesburg, East Central play for final playoff spot

  Game of the Week Preview: Picayune at Wayne County

Wayne County (8-2, 6-0) will welcome top-ranked Picayune (10-0, 6-0) on Friday night for 5A-Region 4 showdown.

  Potent USM pass offense faces stingy UAB defense

UAB did not have a football program in 2015 and 2016. Since returning to the field two years ago, the Blazers are 25-10.One of those wins includes the 2018 Conference USA Championship. UAB has returned to college football with vigor.

  Oak Grove one win from 6A playoffs

There are several scenarios in which Oak Grove can make the class 6A playoffs but the simplest involves the Warriors beating Northwest Rankin on Friday.A win for Oak Grove clinches the No. 2 seed in region 3-6A.

  Player of the Week - Taylorsville’s Ty Keyes

Taylorsville looked well on its way to a second straight state title – 15-1 and the 2018 South State champions.However, it’s South State victory over Bay Springs didn’t come without a price.

President Trump will attend Alabama-LSU game

President Trump officially confirmed during a rally in Monroe, La. Wednesday evening that he’ll be attending the Alabama/LSU game in Tuscaloosa on Saturday afternoon.

  USM dominates Delta State behind Boban Jacdonmi’s career night

Boban Jacdonmi scored 30 points during the 2018-19 season.He finished with 29 in Tuesday night’s 90-71 season-opening win over Delta State.The Englishman dominated from the opening tipoff, knocking down 12 of his 16 shots to go along with ten rebounds.

Lady Rebels take down MVSU to open season

Ole Miss women’s basketball opened its season by defeating Mississippi Valley State, 72-53, at The Pavilion on Tuesday night.

MSU men open season with win over FIU

Tyson Carter registered a solid all-around performance with 23 points, a career-high tying seven rebounds and a career-best six steals to spearhead Mississippi State to a 77-69 opening night victory over Florida International on Tuesday at Humphrey Coliseum.

  Lady Eagles open season with 77-47 win over Carey

Southern Miss opened its women's basketball season with a 77-47 win over William Carey University.

High School Football Recap: Week 11; Part 2

Columbia, West Marion, Jefferson Davis County and Petal high schools picked up football wins over the weekend.

  PCS football headed to Florida bowl game

Presbyterian Christian School's varsity football team is headed to Florida bowl game.

Hill named SEC Player of the Week

Highlighted by runs of 62, 58 and 37 yards, Mississippi State junior running back Kylin Hill ran for a career-high 234 yards and three touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 54-24 win at Arkansas, and on Monday was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week.

Saints open as 13-point favorites over Falcons

The Falcons are mired in a six-game losing streak

High School Football Recap: Week 11; Part 1

West Jones, Laurel and Hattiesburg high schools and Columbia Academy all picked up football this weekend.

Lady Eagles roll past Spring Hill in exhibition game, 83-66

Shonte Hailes 22 points helps the University of Southern Mississippi to an exhibition win over Spring Hill College.

  Jones College falls to Northwest in MACJC semifinals, 24-17

JC sophomore linebacker Daylen Gill finished the game with a game-high 14 tackles and a sack.

Richton topples Mt. Olive, 45-24, behind Hinton’s 4 TDs

Mt. Olive and Richton meet in Region 4-1A football.

Football playoffs to get underway in the Pine Belt

MHSAA football playoffs to get underway Friday.

  Gametime - Week 11 of high school football

The eleventh week of the high school football season featured regular season finales, playoff openers and crucial region contests. Here’s a look at some of the scores from around the Pine Belt...

Brian Dozier becomes first former USM player to win World Series

Brian Dozier became the first University of Southern Mississippi baseball player to win a World Series Wednesday night.

  USM’s soccer season comes to a close

What plagued Southern Miss most of the 2019 season bit the Golden Eagles one last time in their season finale against Louisiana Tech.USM struggled to score in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Lady Techsters.

  20 years since Walter Payton passed away

Twenty years ago Friday, football lost one of its better men.Walter Payton died on November 1, 1999 at age 45 of bile duct cancer and liver failure.The Columbia native played his college ball at Jackson State College (now Jackson State University) before playing 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears

  USM making strides defensively headed into November

Southern Miss has been fighting all season to get back to the “Nasty Bunch” ways that produced the third-ranked defense in 2018.The Golden Eagles looked the part in Saturday’s 20-6 win at Rice, limiting the Owls to 139 total yards including just eight on the ground.

Appeal denied, PCS excluded from football playoffs

Presbyterian Christian School to be barred from MAIS football playoffs.

Postseason football fates loom for Pine Belt teams

The football playoff picture is coming into focus for the Pine Belt's teams.

  Game of the Week Preview: Mount Olive vs. Richton

Mount Olive (5-5, 4-2) will visit Richton (5-5, 3-3) on Friday night.

  USM developing depth at running back

Trivenskey Mosley was thought to be USM’s bell-cow at running back entering 2019 – he led the Golden Eagles with 494 yards rushing on 99 carries last season.But when the sophomore left the season opener with a knee injury, Southern Miss had to look elsewhere for production on the ground.

  Jones College readies for top 10 playoff clash with Northwest

They needed a little help, but Jones College finds itself in the MACJC playoffs for the third straight season.And for the second straight year, the No. 7 Bobcats open the postseason against No. 10 Northwest Mississippi.

  West Jones looks to finish strong entering playoffs

From the outside looking in, West Jones appears to be sitting pretty.The Mustangs are 9-0 and atop region 3-5A at 5-0. However, head coach Scott Pierson is quick to tell his team their record means nothing.

  Hattiesburg controls own destiny in final two weeks

Hattiesburg High is winners of its last two games. The Tigers need to win their final two in order to punch a ticket to the class 5A playoffs.After a 1-6 start, Hattiesburg has been in survival mode for most of the 2019 season.

  Southern Miss AD comments on NCAA compensation decision

NCAA student-athletes may soon be able to make some money from their fame.

Lady Bulldogs open season in AP top ten

The Mississippi State women’s basketball team retained its reputation as one of the top teams in the country heading into the 2019-20 season, being tabbed No. 10 in the Associated Press’ Preseason Top 25 Poll.

Nats beat Astros 7-2, force Game 7 in World Series

Stephen Strasburg gutted through without his best fastball to throw a five-hitter Tuesday night, and now it’s on to Game 7 in the first World Series ever in which the visiting team won each of the first six games.

Southern Miss holds off Mississippi College, 73-68

Southern Miss holds off Mississippi College 73-68 to win men's basketball exhibition.

  Player of the Week - Lumberton’s Rodney Parker

In a game that would likely decide region 4-1A, suddenly Lumberton was without its bell-cow Robert Henry who sat sidelined with a sprained ankle.Head coach Zach Jones handed the football to sophomore Rodney Parker to lead the Panthers.

USM wraps up fall baseball

Southern Mississippi wraps up fall baseball.

  High School Football Recap: Week 10; Part 3

High school teams win football games.

Brees points to “love of the game, and love of his teammates” as motivating factors to get back on the field

Brees went 34-of-43 passing, 328 yards, with three touchdown passes against the Cardinals

High School Football Recap: Week 10; Part 2

Laurel, West Jones, Lumberton, Greene County high schools each pick up football victories over the weekend.

Brees is back in Black-and-Gold

Brees finishes with 3 TD passes

Perkins scores twice to lift Southern Miss over Rice, 20-6

Perkins' two touchdowns lead Southern Miss past Rice, 20-6.

Mond accounts for 5 TDs as Aggies beat Mississippi St. 49-30

Kellen Mond threw for 234 yards and accounted for five touchdowns and Texas A&M got a 49-30 win over mistake-prone Mississippi State on Saturday.

  Perry Central nips Collins, 12-2, in Region 8-2A

The Bulldogs defeated the Tigers 12-2.

Report: Drew Brees will start Sunday against the Cardinals

Brees will start Sunday when the Saints play the Cardinals. That’s according to a report by ESPN’s Diana Russini.

High School Football Recap: Week 10; Part 1

Hattiesburg, Oak Grove, West Marion, Columbia, Petal and Wayne County high schools picked up football victories Thursday.

Brees and Kamara questionable for Sunday vs Cardinals

Saints coach Sean Payton said Friday that he will wait until Sunday to name a starting quarterback against the Cardinals and it looks like a decision on whether or not Drew Brees will even play will have to wait until Sunday.

Ole Miss sells more than 15,000 beers on first day of sales

The University of Mississippi sold more than 15,000 beers as the school began alcohol sales at athletic events.

  East Marion clinches Region 8-2A with win at North Forrest

East Marion High School clinches Region 8-2A with 8-0 win Thursday over North Forrest High School.

  Jones College pounds East Central, punches ticket to playoffs

Jones College entered Thursday’s regular season finale knowing it would need some help to clinch a second straight trip to the MACJC playoffs.The No. 9 Bobcats did their best not to scoreboard watch as they defeated East Central 35-13 in Ellisville.

  Gametime - Week 10 of high school football

The threat of rain pushed many of week ten’s high school football games to Thursday night. Here’s a look at some of the scores from around the Pine Belt...

PCS football facing postseason forfeiture

Presbyterian Christian School could lose a spot in MAIS football playoffs.

MDWFP to monitor and test for chronic wasting disease during hunting season

One of the goals of Mississippi’s CWD response is to determine the geographic extent and prevalence of the disease.

4th Annual Red Shoes Golf Tournament to benefit McDonald’s House Charities of Miss.

The tournament will be held on Monday, Oct. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  Jones College needs help to clinch playoff berth

Jones College knows what is at play on Thursday night.The No. 9 Bobcats fight for a second straight playoff berth when they host East Central at 7 p.m.

  Purvis visits FCAHS in region 7-4A tussle

A couple of longtime rivals meet with some raised stakes on Thursday night.Purvis (5-4) travels to Brooklyn to battle Forrest County Agricultural (3-5) at 7 p.m. Both programs are fighting for playoff positioning in region 7-4A with just two games left.

  Oak Grove fights for final playoff spot in Region 3-6A

With just three regular season games remaining, Oak Grove sits in a three-way tie for the fourth and final playoff spot in region 3-6A.The Warriors (5-3, 2-2 region) visit Brandon (6-3, 3-1) on Thursday at 7 p.m.

  Golden Tornadoes look to finish regular season strong

The Golden Tornadoes stumbled early and eventually fell to West Jones 24-14 on Friday, slipping out of a first-place tie with the Mustangs in region 3-5A.However, everything Laurel (6-2, 3-1) wants to accomplish is still within reach. It begins with a strong finish to the regular season

‘Mattress Mack’ bets another $1 million on Astros win

Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, owner of Houston’s Gallery Furniture, bet another $1 million on the Houston Astros at Scarlet Pearl casino’s DraftKings sportsbook.