Basketball: Willie Carmichael becomes 2nd former USM signee to follow Donnie Tyndall to Tennessee

May 15, 2014 in Sports, Uncategorized

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Willie Carmichael is the latest former Southern Mississippi signee to follow Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall to the Volunteers. Carmichael, a 6-foot-8 forward from Wekiva High School […]

Tennessee hiring Southern Mississippi’s Tyndall

April 22, 2014 in Sports

By STEVE MEGARGEE KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi’s Donnie Tyndall to make the same successful transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers’ last two men’s […]

Basketball: Southern Miss holds off Jackson State 67-51 in season-opener

November 11, 2013 in Sports

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Daveon Boardingham scored 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead Southern Mississippi to a 67-51 win over Jackson State Friday. Boardingham was only 4 […]

Reed: “I’m ready to serve”

September 27, 2012 in News, Top Stories

Former ‘railroad’ man steps into political fray

By Othor Cain

Managing Editor

After attending a local Democratic caucus meeting earlier this year at Provine High School in Jackson and at the urging of some in attendance. There James Reed left with the understanding that it was his time to offer himself as a public servant. “I really didn’t have this on my radar,” Reed said. “But after being asked to run, praying about it and discussing it with my wife, I decided to do it.”

Reed is seeking the office of Election Commissioner for District 1 in Hinds County.

East Carolina downs Southern Mississippi 24-14

September 17, 2012 in Local Sports, National Sports, News, Sports, Statewide News

Shane Carden threw for 171 yards and a touchdown and East Carolina capitalized on three third-quarter turnovers to beat Southern Mississippi 24-14 Saturday in the Conference USA opener for both teams.

The Pirates (2-1) trailed 7-3 at halftime, but forced freshman quarterback Anthony Alford of Southern Mississippi (0-2) into an interception and two fumbles on three third-quarter drives, which led to three touchdowns.

Southern Miss, Arkansas to play in 2013

June 18, 2012 in News, Sports, Statewide News

HATTIESBURG – (AP) Southern Mississippi athletic director Jeff Hammond says the school has agreed to play Arkansas in 2013 in Fayetteville. The football game is scheduled for Sept. 14, and […]

QB battle focus of Southern Miss spring game

April 17, 2012 in Local Sports, News, Sports

HATTIESBURG – (AP) First-year Southern Mississippi football coach Ellis Johnson isn’t quite prepared to anoint a starting quarterback. But junior Chris Campbell made a solid case for the job during […]