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  • Golden Eagles Bring Energy On Day One Of Fall Camp

    Golden Eagles Bring Energy On Day One Of Fall Camp

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:12:49 GMT
    Football Opens Fall Camp Southern Miss football began the 2014 season with its first practice. HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The 2014 football season officially kicked off in rainy and cool conditions as the Southern Miss football team took to the field for the first day of fall practice. Overcast skies and rain were not enough to deter the young squad as it began preparation for the upcoming season. “It was great,” head football coach Todd Monken said after his team’s practice. “This is the most...
    Football Opens Fall Camp Southern Miss football began the 2014 season with its first practice. HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The 2014 football season officially kicked off in rainy and cool conditions as the Southern Miss football team took to the field for the first day of fall practice. Overcast skies and rain were not enough to deter the young squad as it began preparation for the upcoming season. “It was great,” head football coach Todd Monken said after his team’s practice. “This is the most...
  • Thursday Sports Recap: Al Jefferson, Coaches Poll, USM & Oak Grove Football & More

    Thursday Sports Recap: Al Jefferson, Coaches Poll, USM & Oak Grove Football & More

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:26:10 GMT
    Volleyball’s Quinci Hayward Named to the Preseason All-Conference Team Golden Eagles picked to finish in a tie for fifth in the preseason poll IRVING, Texas -Defending Conference USA regular-season and tournament champion UTSA has been tabbed as the 2014 C-USA Volleyball preseason favorite. The Roadrunners collected 161 points in the preseason votes as selected by the league's 13 head coaches. The Roadrunners produced a 24-8 overall record and 13-1 league mark in 2013. Head coachLaura Ne...
    Volleyball’s Quinci Hayward Named to the Preseason All-Conference Team Golden Eagles picked to finish in a tie for fifth in the preseason poll IRVING, Texas -Defending Conference USA regular-season and tournament champion UTSA has been tabbed as the 2014 C-USA Volleyball preseason favorite. The Roadrunners collected 161 points in the preseason votes as selected by the league's 13 head coaches. The Roadrunners produced a 24-8 overall record and 13-1 league mark in 2013. Head coachLaura Ne...
  • Baseball Burnout: Pitching Related Injuries On The Rise

    Baseball Burnout: Pitching Related Injuries On The Rise

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:16:14 GMT
    There is a lot being said about Tommy John surgery and its prevalence in baseball, but why?According to ESPN 25 Major League pitchers have already gone under the knife this year, compared to the 19 in 2013.And that is starting to look more like the blip on the radar, when the 36 Tommy John surgeries from 2012 are taken into account.There are still two full months of baseball to be played, and there's no reason to believe this trend will spiral downward anytime soon.But the increasing number o...
    There is a lot being said about Tommy John surgery and its prevalence in baseball, but why?According to ESPN 25 Major League pitchers have already gone under the knife this year, compared to the 19 in 2013.And that is starting to look more like the blip on the radar, when the 36 Tommy John surgeries from 2012 are taken into account.There are still two full months of baseball to be played, and there's no reason to believe this trend will spiral downward anytime soon.But the increasing number o...
  • Pine Belt 'Dandy Dozen' Selections Bolster MSU Recruitment Class

    Pine Belt 'Dandy Dozen' Selections Bolster MSU Recruitment Class

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:46:18 GMT
    On paper the Mississippi State football team was the biggest winner after the Clarion Ledger released its 'Dandy Dozen' last week. Five of the team's recruits were picked into the bunch, including a pair of Pine Belt standouts. Cameron Myers of Oak Grove and Jamal Peters of Bassfield will join Timothy Washington of Yazoo City, Malik Dear of Murrah and Dontea Jones of Louisville up in Starkville, while Jay Johnson of Bruce and Armani Linton of Walnut have committed to Ole Miss. The other five ...
    On paper the Mississippi State football team was the biggest winner after the Clarion Ledger released its 'Dandy Dozen' last week. Five of the team's recruits were picked into the bunch, including a pair of Pine Belt standouts. Cameron Myers of Oak Grove and Jamal Peters of Bassfield will join Timothy Washington of Yazoo City, Malik Dear of Murrah and Dontea Jones of Louisville up in Starkville, while Jay Johnson of Bruce and Armani Linton of Walnut have committed to Ole Miss. The other five ...
  • Former USM Punter Ray Guy Emotional Over Nearing Pro Football HOF Induction

    Former USM Punter Ray Guy Emotional Over Nearing Pro Football HOF Induction

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:11:53 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 1, 2014 Ray Guy Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014 HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Ray Guy, considered by many as the “greatest punter of all time,” took the final step of his football journey Saturday by being elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former Southern Miss football standout and Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders punter, earned election by receiving the minimum required 80 percent of the vote by the 46-member Selection Committee. Guy, along with ...
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 1, 2014 Ray Guy Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014 HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Ray Guy, considered by many as the “greatest punter of all time,” took the final step of his football journey Saturday by being elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former Southern Miss football standout and Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders punter, earned election by receiving the minimum required 80 percent of the vote by the 46-member Selection Committee. Guy, along with ...
  • USM Releases Statement on Defensive Back Ed Wilkins

    USM Releases Statement on Defensive Back Ed Wilkins

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:49:17 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2014 Statement Regarding Southern Miss Football Player Ed Wilkins HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss Department of Athletics is aware of the incident regarding football player Ed Wilkins last evening. Wilkins has been placed on indefinite suspension and will not participate in any team activities during this time. “This is a serious matter,” said Southern Miss coach Todd Monken. ”Ed has been removed from the program while we gather additional information.”...
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2014 Statement Regarding Southern Miss Football Player Ed Wilkins HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss Department of Athletics is aware of the incident regarding football player Ed Wilkins last evening. Wilkins has been placed on indefinite suspension and will not participate in any team activities during this time. “This is a serious matter,” said Southern Miss coach Todd Monken. ”Ed has been removed from the program while we gather additional information.”...
  • Friday Sports Recap: Ole Miss & USM Football, Bill McGillis Year In Review

    Friday Sports Recap: Ole Miss & USM Football, Bill McGillis Year In Review

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:21:44 GMT
    Higher expectations face the Ole Miss Rebels in the football season ahead, but they did not seem to lack any confidence at the podium during the SEC Media Days. After three straight losses a dramatic win over LSU in October of 2013 catapulted Ole Miss to a four-game winning streak, which gives the team motivation heading into 2014.While every SEC team in the country was invading Hoover, Ala. over the last four days, the Southern Miss football team was busy holding its 31st annual Jackson All-...
    Higher expectations face the Ole Miss Rebels in the football season ahead, but they did not seem to lack any confidence at the podium during the SEC Media Days. After three straight losses a dramatic win over LSU in October of 2013 catapulted Ole Miss to a four-game winning streak, which gives the team motivation heading into 2014.While every SEC team in the country was invading Hoover, Ala. over the last four days, the Southern Miss football team was busy holding its 31st annual Jackson All-...
  • Thursday Sports Recap: SEC Media Days, USM Football & Basketball, Oak Grove Basketball

    Thursday Sports Recap: SEC Media Days, USM Football & Basketball, Oak Grove Basketball

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:24:39 GMT
    With junior signal caller Dak Prescott leading the way, 2014 is a year filled with high expectations for the Mississippi State football team. At the SEC Media Days Prescott and head coach Dan Mullen talk about living up to the pressure of reaching bigger bowl games than the Liberty Bowl.On Aug. 30 at 6:30 p.m. MSU opens its season against Southern Miss, who is now part of a partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group as of Thursday. USM will be a part of the newly launched American Sports Netwo...
    With junior signal caller Dak Prescott leading the way, 2014 is a year filled with high expectations for the Mississippi State football team. At the SEC Media Days Prescott and head coach Dan Mullen talk about living up to the pressure of reaching bigger bowl games than the Liberty Bowl.On Aug. 30 at 6:30 p.m. MSU opens its season against Southern Miss, who is now part of a partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group as of Thursday. USM will be a part of the newly launched American Sports Netwo...
  • LaRon Brumfield New Head Basketball Coach At Oak Grove

    LaRon Brumfield New Head Basketball Coach At Oak Grove

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-07-16 18:10:06 GMT
    On Wednesday former Oak Grove assistant basketball coach LaRon Brumfield was named the new head coach of the Warriors, according to athletic director Chris McCardle. Pending the approval of the Oak Grove School District Board of Trustees, Brumfield will become Oak Grove's sixth head basketball coach in six years. He joined the Warriors in 2013 to serve under Thomas Billups, who has since taken the head coaching job at Tougaloo College. Brumfield also brings in more than a decade of coaching e...
    On Wednesday former Oak Grove assistant basketball coach LaRon Brumfield was named the new head coach of the Warriors, according to athletic director Chris McCardle. Pending the approval of the Oak Grove School District Board of Trustees, Brumfield will become Oak Grove's sixth head basketball coach in six years. He joined the Warriors in 2013 to serve under Thomas Billups, who has since taken the head coaching job at Tougaloo College. Brumfield also brings in more than a decade of coaching e...
  • Moon Shots Clear Center Field Wall At USM's Youth Baseball Camp

    Moon Shots Clear Center Field Wall At USM's Youth Baseball Camp

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-07-16 00:58:48 GMT
    The day after the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, the bats were doing similar damage at USM's youth baseball camp. Tuesday marked the second day of the four-day camp, the second Southern Miss has hosted this summer. While hitting the big flies and moon shots is one of the most fun part of camp for some of the participants, they also realize it is about more than just the long ball - learning the tools and fundamentals for later is more important.
    The day after the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, the bats were doing similar damage at USM's youth baseball camp. Tuesday marked the second day of the four-day camp, the second Southern Miss has hosted this summer. While hitting the big flies and moon shots is one of the most fun part of camp for some of the participants, they also realize it is about more than just the long ball - learning the tools and fundamentals for later is more important.
  • World Cup Fever Runs Rampant At WCU Youth Soccer Camp

    World Cup Fever Runs Rampant At WCU Youth Soccer Camp

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:08:19 GMT
    William Carey University is hosting a youth soccer camp from July 14-17, beginning one day after the conclusion of the World Cup. Many campers showed support of the players they idolize by wearing their jerseys on the first day, Argentina's Lionel Messi chiefly among them. Each one of the youngsters WHLT's Jeff Haeger caught up with at the conclusion of Monday's session had tuned in for the World Cup Final, so who better to analyze Germany's fourth World Cup victory.---For a complete schedule...
    William Carey University is hosting a youth soccer camp from July 14-17, beginning one day after the conclusion of the World Cup. Many campers showed support of the players they idolize by wearing their jerseys on the first day, Argentina's Lionel Messi chiefly among them. Each one of the youngsters WHLT's Jeff Haeger caught up with at the conclusion of Monday's session had tuned in for the World Cup Final, so who better to analyze Germany's fourth World Cup victory.---For a complete schedule...
  • JCJC Men's Basketball Visits Capitol

    JCJC Men's Basketball Visits Capitol

    Thursday, March 27 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-03-27 04:20:44 GMT
    JACKSON - The Jones County Junior College basketball team visited the Capitol Wednesday morning to be honored on their recent NJCAA National Championship.The Bobcats were honored on the House floor and then took pictures with Governor Phil Bryant. Click the video above to hear from the Bobcats about their visit to Jackson.
    JACKSON - The Jones County Junior College basketball team visited the Capitol Wednesday morning to be honored on their recent NJCAA National Championship.The Bobcats were honored on the House floor and then took pictures with Governor Phil Bryant. Click the video above to hear from the Bobcats about their visit to Jackson.
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  • 16-year-old girl stabs another 65 times after nude photos posted on Facebook

    16-year-old girl stabs another 65 times after nude photos posted on Facebook

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-04-02 19:29:36 GMT
    A 16-year-old girl is accused of fatally stabbing her teen ‘best friend' in an attack spurred by nude photos of the pair together posted on social media, according to several media sources.  Anel Baez,
    A 16-year-old girl is accused of fatally stabbing her teen ‘best friend' in an attack spurred by nude photos of the pair together posted on social media, according to several media sources.  Anel Baez,
  • 8-year-old hit on Rock Quarry Rd. 'darted' into traffic, police say

    8-year-old hit on Rock Quarry Rd. 'darted' into traffic, police say

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:52:26 GMT
    Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road.Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road.
    Police say an 8-year-old who was hit by a car Monday on Rock Quarry Road had "darted" into traffic.
    Police say an 8-year-old who was hit by a car Monday on Rock Quarry Road had "darted" into traffic.
  • Local Group Home Receives Surprise After Facebook Post

    Local Group Home Receives Surprise After Facebook Post

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:18:45 GMT
    PURVIS, Miss. - A localgroup hometakes a cable bill dispute to facebook and receives a surprising response. "Thirteen-hundred bucks for us is a lot of money. That's enough to feed every kid on this campus forone year," said Michael Garrett, the founder and operator of Homes Of Hope For Children.That's how much money Garrett says Comcast was supposed to creditthe non-profitorganization thathas provided less fortunate children with a normal home setting since 2010.Garrett says that after he saw...
    PURVIS, Miss. - A localgroup hometakes a cable bill dispute to facebook and receives a surprising response. "Thirteen-hundred bucks for us is a lot of money. That's enough to feed every kid on this campus forone year," said Michael Garrett, the founder and operator of Homes Of Hope For Children.That's how much money Garrett says Comcast was supposed to creditthe non-profitorganization thathas provided less fortunate children with a normal home setting since 2010.Garrett says that after he saw...
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