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Jeff Haeger

A Pass Christian, MS native, Jeff Haeger graduated from The University of Southern Mississippi in 2013 with a degree in broadcast journalism. He's been hooked on sports ever since watching Michael Jordan in the 1997 NBA finals, and chose broadcast journalism as a means to express that passion. He now does so five days a week, as he was hired to work as a full-time digital journalist for WHLT-TV CBS 22 in 2013.

Email Jeff at jhaeger@WHLT.com.

 

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  • Combined Thursday/Friday Preview: Hattiesburg/Petal 6A Showdown

    Combined Thursday/Friday Preview: Hattiesburg/Petal 6A Showdown

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:26:29 GMT
    The unusual Saturday game between Petal and Hattiesburg is a Class 6A showdown that will undoubtedly remind everyone that football is back.Although Hattiesburg is no longer in the same Region 3 that Petal and Oak Grove occupy, the intensity of this crosstown rivalry is still swirling around both locker rooms.Over at Hattiesburg the Tigers are rebounding from a first round playoff exit to Oak Grove, as well as a disappointing 4-8 overall record in 2013.The first of those losses actually came ...
    The unusual Saturday game between Petal and Hattiesburg is a Class 6A showdown that will undoubtedly remind everyone that football is back.Although Hattiesburg is no longer in the same Region 3 that Petal and Oak Grove occupy, the intensity of this crosstown rivalry is still swirling around both locker rooms.Over at Hattiesburg the Tigers are rebounding from a first round playoff exit to Oak Grove, as well as a disappointing 4-8 overall record in 2013.The first of those losses actually came ...
  • Oak Grove Football Team Completes Ice Bucket Challenge

    Oak Grove Football Team Completes Ice Bucket Challenge

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:49:37 GMT
    The Ice Bucket Challenge is a viral movement taking over social media, and spreading ALS awareness across the country.Wednesday it was the Oak Grove football team's turn to take a bath in the sub-freezing temperatures.The Warriors were actually not challenged by any one person, team or institution - it was an idea that originated from offensive line coach and run game coordinator Drew Causey.Head coach Nevil Barr quickly hopped on board."You know ALS is something that we need to find a cure f...
    The Ice Bucket Challenge is a viral movement taking over social media, and spreading ALS awareness across the country.Wednesday it was the Oak Grove football team's turn to take a bath in the sub-freezing temperatures.The Warriors were actually not challenged by any one person, team or institution - it was an idea that originated from offensive line coach and run game coordinator Drew Causey.Head coach Nevil Barr quickly hopped on board."You know ALS is something that we need to find a cure f...
  • USM's Nick Mullens Continues Quick Development Under Center

    USM's Nick Mullens Continues Quick Development Under Center

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:38:14 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 19, 2014 Golden Eagles Finish Fall Camp Tuesday HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss football team finished its 19-day fall camp here Tuesday with a two and a half hour morning practice at the Joe P. Park Practice Facility. The Golden Eagles, which open the season Saturday, Aug. 30, at Mississippi State, went in full pads for its final workout of camp and will begin transitioning into their weekly routine starting Thursday. Fall semester classes begin on Wednes...
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 19, 2014 Golden Eagles Finish Fall Camp Tuesday HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss football team finished its 19-day fall camp here Tuesday with a two and a half hour morning practice at the Joe P. Park Practice Facility. The Golden Eagles, which open the season Saturday, Aug. 30, at Mississippi State, went in full pads for its final workout of camp and will begin transitioning into their weekly routine starting Thursday. Fall semester classes begin on Wednes...
  • Tuesday Sports Recap: USM Football, Softball, Baseball & Jamierra Faulkner

    Tuesday Sports Recap: USM Football, Softball, Baseball & Jamierra Faulkner

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:02:39 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 19, 2014 Golden Eagles Finish Fall Camp Tuesday HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss football team finished its 19-day fall camp here Tuesday with a two and a half hour morning practice at the Joe P. Park Practice Facility. The Golden Eagles, which open the season Saturday, Aug. 30, at Mississippi State, went in full pads for its final workout of camp and will begin transitioning into their weekly routine starting Thursday. Fall semester classes begin on Wednesda...
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 19, 2014 Golden Eagles Finish Fall Camp Tuesday HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss football team finished its 19-day fall camp here Tuesday with a two and a half hour morning practice at the Joe P. Park Practice Facility. The Golden Eagles, which open the season Saturday, Aug. 30, at Mississippi State, went in full pads for its final workout of camp and will begin transitioning into their weekly routine starting Thursday. Fall semester classes begin on Wednesda...
  • USM Defensive Line Eager To Put Pressure On Dak Prescott

    USM Defensive Line Eager To Put Pressure On Dak Prescott

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-08-07 02:13:05 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 5, 2014 Southern Miss Football Puts on the Pads for Tuesday Practice HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Day five of the 2014 Southern Miss football camp saw the Golden Eagles move into full pads for the first time during a two-hour, 45-minute morning workout here Tuesday at the Joe P. Park Practice Facility. The Golden Eagles limited the full contact until the very end of practice, but second-year coach Todd Monken enjoyed what he saw out of his team. “We finally had a littl...
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 5, 2014 Southern Miss Football Puts on the Pads for Tuesday Practice HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Day five of the 2014 Southern Miss football camp saw the Golden Eagles move into full pads for the first time during a two-hour, 45-minute morning workout here Tuesday at the Joe P. Park Practice Facility. The Golden Eagles limited the full contact until the very end of practice, but second-year coach Todd Monken enjoyed what he saw out of his team. “We finally had a littl...
  • Petal High School Stop No. 3 On Dick's 'Hell Week Across America' Tour

    Petal High School Stop No. 3 On Dick's 'Hell Week Across America' Tour

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-08-06 20:41:13 GMT
    Hell Week Across America Messaging · August is right around the corner, which means high schools around the country are gearing up for Hell Week – that time when teams bond over the most brutal week of practice all year. · Hell Week Across America, presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods, provides an intimate look at the most brutal week in high school sports. · By definition, Hell Week is one week a year where high school athletes from across the country come back to the sport they love in pre...
    Hell Week Across America Messaging · August is right around the corner, which means high schools around the country are gearing up for Hell Week – that time when teams bond over the most brutal week of practice all year. · Hell Week Across America, presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods, provides an intimate look at the most brutal week in high school sports. · By definition, Hell Week is one week a year where high school athletes from across the country come back to the sport they love in pre...
  • Day Five At USM Brings Changes On Both Sides Of The Ball

    Day Five At USM Brings Changes On Both Sides Of The Ball

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-08-05 23:10:20 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 5, 2014 Southern Miss Football Puts on the Pads for Tuesday Practice HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Day five of the 2014 Southern Miss football camp saw the Golden Eagles move into full pads for the first time during a two-hour, 45-minute morning workout here Tuesday at the Joe P. Park Practice Facility. The Golden Eagles limited the full contact until the very end of practice, but second-year coach Todd Monken enjoyed what he saw out of his team. “We finally had a littl...
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 5, 2014 Southern Miss Football Puts on the Pads for Tuesday Practice HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Day five of the 2014 Southern Miss football camp saw the Golden Eagles move into full pads for the first time during a two-hour, 45-minute morning workout here Tuesday at the Joe P. Park Practice Facility. The Golden Eagles limited the full contact until the very end of practice, but second-year coach Todd Monken enjoyed what he saw out of his team. “We finally had a littl...
  • Monken Wants Richard 'To Develop An Edge'

    Monken Wants Richard 'To Develop An Edge'

    Monday, August 4 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-08-05 00:06:06 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 4, 2014 Southern Miss Starts New Week of Fall Camp HATTIESBURG, Miss. – As fall football camp continued for Southern Miss here Monday, second-year coach Todd Monken liked the practice to start the week. In a workout that went two hours, 45 minutes under sunny skies in helmets and shoulder pads at the Joe P. Park Practice Facility, Monken said the team must continually push itself to do more than they did the previous day. “(Practice) was better today than yester...
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 4, 2014 Southern Miss Starts New Week of Fall Camp HATTIESBURG, Miss. – As fall football camp continued for Southern Miss here Monday, second-year coach Todd Monken liked the practice to start the week. In a workout that went two hours, 45 minutes under sunny skies in helmets and shoulder pads at the Joe P. Park Practice Facility, Monken said the team must continually push itself to do more than they did the previous day. “(Practice) was better today than yester...
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  • Missing Fort Bragg private Striped Wolf found in Florida

    Missing Fort Bragg private Striped Wolf found in Florida

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:53:21 GMT
    Private Juliet Striped Wolf was located in Volusia County, Florida, and is safe and unharmed, the Army said.
    Private Juliet Striped Wolf was located in Volusia County, Florida, and is safe and unharmed, the Army said.
  • Chattahoochee Valley “Purge” is an urban legend, police say

    Chattahoochee Valley “Purge” is an urban legend, police say

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:28:17 GMT
    Several police departments across the Chattahoochee Valley are reassuring concerned citizens that there will be no real-life "purge" after a social media campaign spread across Facebook on Tuesday.
    Several police departments across the Chattahoochee Valley are reassuring concerned citizens that there will be no real-life "purge" after a social media campaign spread across Facebook on Tuesday.
  • Autopsy will determine cause of Parrish drowning

    Autopsy will determine cause of Parrish drowning

    Sunday, August 17 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-08-18 01:23:44 GMT
    The body of a man was found in a backyard swimming in Parrish Sunday evening. The victim has been identified as Jonathan M. Vain, 40, of 5119 119th Terrace East., a Manatee County Sheriff's Office report said. ...
    The body of a man was found in a backyard swimming in Parrish Sunday evening. The victim has been identified as Jonathan M. Vain, 40, of 5119 119th Terrace East., a Manatee County Sheriff's Office report said. ...
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