Southern Miss

  Adam Doleac’s journey from Pete Taylor Park to Music City

From Pete Taylor Park to Music City, Adam Doleac has made his name known. After hanging up his cleats, the former Southern Miss infielder moved to Nashville to pursue a career in music.

Dozier becomes first former USM player to appear in second World Series

  Golden Eagles soar past North Texas, 45-27

  USM hopes to slow down North Texas QB Mason Fine

  The foot of a freshman leads USM kicking

  USM defense challenges itself ahead of North Texas game

USM’s Abraham named C-USA Player o’Week

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  USM opens C-USA play with methodical 31-13 win over UTEP

Beer sales at USM home games starts Saturday

USM football has received 9 verbal commitments

  The versatile D.Q. Thomas leads USM in tackles

  Alabama pounds Southern Miss, 49-7

  USM soccer enters C-USA play with high hopes

  USM finds groove offensively, just in time for No. 2 Alabama

When offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner first joined Southern Miss in the spring, he preached that the Golden Eagles were going to play fast and establish tempo.USM played out Faulkner’s vision in Saturday’s 47-42 win at Troy.

  USM survives shootout with Troy, 47-42

USM outlasts Troy in football.

  USM football takes to the road again

The University of Southern Mississippi football team will take on the University of Troy Saturday in Troy, Ala.

  USM and Troy share connections on and off the football field

Though Saturday will be just their tenth meeting on the football field, Southern Miss and Troy share a lot in common.

  Southern Miss drops 38-15 decision at State

  USM looking to snap skid against Mississippi State

  USM’s strong run defense faces challenger in Kylin Hill

  USM hopes to slow down MSU quarterback Tommy Stevens

With Mosley out, USM running backs forced into spotlight

  USM correcting 1st-game mistakes, prepping for State

  Adams’ special teams’ double dip one of a kind

University of Southern Mississippi return man Jaylond Adams returned a kickoff and punt for a touchdown against Alcorn State.

  Adams’ historic day sparks USM’s 38-10 win over Alcorn State

University of Southern Mississippi top Alcorn State, 38-10.

  USM, ASU fans tailgate before their game Saturday

Thousands of University of Southern Mississippi and Alcorn State University football fans gathered on the Hattiesburg campus Saturday to take part in tailgating activities before the football teams met at The Rock.

  USM football fans enjoy pre-game activities before Alcorn State game

University of Southern Mississippi football fans are gearing up for the first game of the year, against Alcorn State, at home at The Rock.

  Alcornite to Golden Eagle - Terry Whittington excited to be at USM

Southern Miss knows exactly who is coming to town on Saturday at 7 p.m.Alcorn State – the defending SWAC champions led by the conference’s Preseason Offensive Player of the Year Noah Johnson.

  Jack Abraham to start USM’s season-opener

When Southern Miss unveils new offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner’s offense on Saturday against Alcorn State, Jack Abraham will be running the show under center.The junior quarterback earns the start in the Golden Eagles’ season-opener, beating out sophomore Tate Whatley in fall camp.

  Golden Eagles grind to improve rushing game in 2019

Southern Miss welcomes several new members to the coaching staff this fall – including offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner and offensive line coach Ryan Stanchek.

Back to the basics for USM defense

There really is not many things that the Southern Miss defense can do better compared to a season ago. But the Golden Eagles are going to try.

USM to play pair of fall exhibition baseball games

The University of Southern Mississippi will play a pair of exhibition baseball games in October, including a home tilt with William Carey University.

Beer sales coming to Southern Miss home football games

Beer sales are coming to home football games at the University of Southern Mississippi for the first time.

Equipment trailers donated to Southern Miss, Ole Miss

KLLM Transport Services donated tractor trailers to both the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Mississippi to use during away football games this season.

USM’s Hopson “really pleased” with scrimmage

University of Southern Mississippi football coach Jay Hopson said he was pleased with what he saw Saturday night during the Golden Eagles' second preseason scrimmage.

Lady Eagles’ top State in women’s soccer exhibition

Lady Eagles top Mississippi State 1-0 in women's soccer exhibition.

  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.

Listen to WDAM’s new sports podcast, ‘Tim’s Two Cents’

We released the Tim’s Two Cents Podcast, featuring WDAM’s own Tim Doherty and various guests discussing Pine Belt sports.

  Trivenskey Mosley heads deep USM running back room

Eleven practices into fall camp, first-year USM offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner has had the chance to evaluate the talent he’ll be working with this season.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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...

  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.

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

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.

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

USM’s tabs former player to fill baseball post

University of Southern Mississippi fills baseball coaching vacancy.

USM lands 5 on All-C-USA football squad

Conference USA honors five Golden Eagles with preseason football honors.

  Two assistant coaches leave USM baseball program

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...

  Bower, Bowie, Blades part of inaugural C-USA class

Three Southern Miss sports' standouts are among 1st C-USA Hall of Fame class.

8 Golden Eagles scattered across 5 baseball leagues

Eight Southern Miss players off playing in wooden-bat baseball leagues.

  USM 400-meter man to run for country at Pan-Am games

Southern Miss 400-meter man Trey Johnson will compete for the United States at the Pan American Under 20 Championships in Costa Rica this summer.

USM volleyball awaits word on new facility

Southern Miss crossing fingers Lady Eagles will be in new volleyball facility in time their home opener.

  Sit-down with USM athletic director Jeremy McClain

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.

  AAC opening has some pondering possibilities

University of Southern Mississippi folks are keeping an eye on American Athletic Conference developments.

  1-on-1 with Akeem Davis

The four-year NFL pro traded in his cleats for a whistle by joining Jay Hopson’s Southern Miss staff as cornerbacks coach in April.

USM football lands 4 commitments

Southern Miss football boasts four verbal commitments.

  Dalonte Hill hired as USM basketball assistant

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.

  USM planning for baseball diamond facelift

Southern Miss baseball coach Scott Berry is hoping to upgrade Pete Taylor Park with synthetic turf before the 2020 baseball season.

  Bryant Bowen to transfer from USM to South Carolina

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.

  Jay Ladner’s journey back to Southern Miss

Southern Miss made Jay Ladner’s dreams come true when they hired the former Golden Eagle student-athlete to replace Doc Sadler as the men’s basketball coach back in April.

Louisville rallies for 4-3 win over Mississippi State

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.

Wallner, Twins come to terms

Southern Miss slugger Matt Wallner signs with Minnesota Twins.

  USM baseball looking forward

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.

  USM names new softball head coach

Southern Miss hires new softball coach.

USM’s Wallner named 1st-team All-America

Southern Miss' Wallner named 1st-team All-America by Baseball America.

  Three USM athletes place top-five at NCAA Outdoors

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.

  USM’s Wallner thrilled to join Twins

Minnesota made Wallner the 39th player taken in a selection process that saw 1,217 baseball players selected over a three-day exercise known as the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.

  USM’s J.C. Keys drafted by Cincinnati Reds in MLB Draft

The Cincinnati Reds drafted University of Southern Mississippi senior RHP J.C. Keys Wednesday in the 23rd round of the MLB Draft.