WALB Election 2018 First Alert

Just some sheltered thoughts while in place

Just a few random thoughts, including a take on the National Football League's expansion of the postseason and how ESPN's basketball bracket named the wrong guy as best-ever college basketball player.

  From Egypt to Hattiesburg, El-Zare’s found home at USM

When he Mohammed El-Zare arrived in Hattiesburg in 2013, Southern Miss women’s soccer had not won more than five games in five years.

Tim’s Two Cents: Another week of isolation

Tim's Two Cents podcast will feature WDAM's Tim Doherty flying solo for a second, consecutive week, courtesy of COVID-19's "Shelter in Place" policy.

Virus sickens USM athletics’ budget

The University of Southern Mississippi is having to find a way to fill a shortfall in the "hundreds of thousands of dollars" in its athletic budget caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

  Local players in limbo with MiLB put on hold

Kirk McCarty and Taylor Braley have been playing baseball pretty much their entire lives – from Oak Grove to Southern Miss and now in the minor leagues.It’s what has made the past two weeks feel so strange.

PRCC athletics debuts streaming service

The Pearl River Community College men's basketball team poses with its Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and Region 23 championship trophies.

Payton: This will be Drew Brees’ final season

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees will be back for his 15th season in black and gold in 2020, but according to head coach Sean Payton, this is likely going to be it.

  NCAA extends eligibility of 2020 spring sports participants

The NCAA voted Monday to extend the eligibility of student-athletes participating in spring sports who saw their seasons cancelled by the coronavirus pandemic.


Gov. Tate Reeves shares ‘stories of Mississippi’s resilience’

  Wayne Academy cheer team spreads joy on Facebook

  1,455 cases of coronavirus identified by Miss. Dept. of Health; 35 deaths

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi continues to rise.