Blake Johnson collected two hits and drove in a pair of runs, while Southern Miss got stellar pitching from both Tanner Hall and Kros Sivley to defeat Texas State, 4-2, Friday night in the school’s first-ever Sun Belt Conference game.
Faith Academy in Mobile, Alabama has become somewhat of a feeder school for Southern Miss. A couple of alums Reece Ewing and Christopher Sargent are suited up with the Golden Eagles this season. And a couple more will join the Black & Gold next spring – Pearl River infielder Gabe Broadus and Jones College pitcher Drew Druckenmiller.
The University of Southern Mississippi men's basketball team will be heading to Birmingham, Ala., in the opening round of the National Invitation Tournament, taking on the University of Alabama-Birmingham at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Brady Renfro blasted a seventh-inning grand slam to right field to help Valparaiso pull away for a 6-1 series-opening victory Friday night over No. 22 Southern Miss at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.The Golden Eagles (8-5) dropped their second contest in a row as Valpo improved to 7-4 on the year.
Kros Sivley was a stud at Sumrall High School. He became a spectator in year No. 1 at Southern Miss, redshirting his freshman season. So when the southpaw finally took the mound in USM’s second game of the year against Liberty, he was making up for lost time.
Christopher Sargent drilled a pair of two-run home runs Sunday to help the University of Southern Mississippi to a 7-2 win and a sweep of a three-game baseball series with visiting Dallas Baptist University.
Blake Johnson went three-for-three and All-American pitcher Tanner Hall threw five shutout innings as Southern Miss blanked Liberty 3-0 in both team’s season opener Friday afternoon at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.
The Golden Eagles were the regular season C-USA Champions last season, winning 47 games, and hosted an NCAA Tournament Super Regional in Hattiesburg at Pete Taylor Park for the first time in program history.
On a day where the bounces weren’t going Southern Miss’ (19-4, 8-2 SBC) way, the Golden Eagles grinded out 67-58 win over Texas State (11-12, 4-6 SBC) at Reed Green Coliseum. The win moved Southern Miss to 12-0 at home this season.
Fans who have followed Southern Miss basketball this season have come to know names like Felipe Haase, Austin Crowley and DeAndre Pinckney. But the X-factor for the Golden Eagles could very well be Neftali Alvarez.
Behind DeAndre Pinckney’s career-high 28 points, the Southern Miss (17-4, 6-2 SBC) men’s basketball team picked up its 10th home win of the season after downing James Madison (13-8, 4-4 SBC) 83-70 on Saturday afternoon.
In front of the largest crowd of the Jay Ladner era, the Southern Miss (16-4, 5-2 SBC) men’s basketball team claimed bragging rights of Highway 98 in a 76-72 win over South Alabama (8-11, 2-5 SBC) on Thursday night.
Lady Eagles handle Arkansas State 61-36 thanks to a 25-point third quarter as Southern Miss moves to 4-1 in Sun Belt Play. Four Southern Miss players finished with double-figure scoring on the evening.
Behind Austin Crowley’s 23 second-half points, the Southern Miss men’s basketball team squeaked out a 76-70 New Year’s Eve win over App State (7-8, 0-2 SBC). The Golden Eagles (13-2, 2-0 SBC) moved to 2-0 in Sun Belt play after downing the Mountaineers at Reed Green Coliseum.