WALB Election 2018 First Alert

  Jake Peavy speaks at USM First Pitch Banquet

The Southern Miss Dugout Club’s 17th annual First Pitch Banquet featured old faces and the new Golden Eagles of 2020.Former head baseball coach and recently retired Hill Denson served as the master of ceremonies while coach Scott Berry handed out team awards.

  USM baseball breaks in new turf field

With USM’s season-opener on February 14 rapidly approaching, the Golden Eagles have jumped right into live ball action.Southern Miss holds the final of three weekend scrimmages on Sunday and is excited to break in its new synthetic turf field.

USM loses heartbreaker at MTSU, 65-63

The University of Southern Mississippi dropped a 65-63 heartbreaker at Middle Tennessee State University Saturday in Mufreesboro, Tenn.

  Lady Eagles drop 3rd straight C-USA game

The University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles dropped their third Conference USA women's basketball game Saturday, losing 77-69 to visiting Middle Tennessee State University at Reed Green Coliseum.

  High School Hoops - Friday Scores

The high school basketball season is beginning to wind down as February nears. Here’s a look at some of Friday’s scores around the Pine Belt...

  William Carey baseball eyes Thursday’s season-opener

William Carey’s been chasing a NAIA World Series berth ever since its first appearance in 39 years during the 2017 season.The Crusaders finished 24-26 (15-11) last season after starting the year 4-12.

  Benito Jones’ hard work takes him from Waynesboro to Senior Bowl

Waynesboro is considered a blue-collar town.Billy Ray Jones was a blue-collar guy. He taught his kids the importance of hard work at a young age, especially Benito.When he wasn’t working with his father, Benito was working on the football field.

  Jones College’s Javon Kinlaw a projected 1st-round NFL draft pick

Javon Kinlaw is widely considered to be a first-round selection in April’s NFL draft.However, he has not travelled the smoothest road to arrive at the doorstep of the NFL.Kinlaw has talked publicly about growing up “pretty much homeless” in Washington, D.C.

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  PRCC hosts 14th annual Women’s Health Symposium

Hundreds of women from across South Mississippi gathered in Poplarville Saturday for an annual health conference designed just for them.