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 in Apopka, Florida, initially signed with Southern Mississippi when Tyndall was coaching the Golden Eagles. Carmichael was granted a release from his letter of intent […]
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 coaches. Tennessee announced Tuesday morning that Tyndall would be introduced as its new coach at a 2 p.m. news conference. The hire had first […]
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 of 8 from the field, but hit 7 of 11 free throws. Aaron Brown with 12 points, and Jerrold Brooks with 11 were also in […]
Former ‘railroad’ man steps into political fray
By Othor Cain
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.
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.
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 will take the place of a cancelled game against Louisiana Tech. Hammond has said Southern Miss is facing a $1 million budget shortfall and the […]
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 the Golden Eagles’ spring football game on Saturday, completing 12 of 18 passes for 167 yards and a touchdown at Roberts Stadium. “So far, nobody’s […]