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Estimating the age of Whitetails in the field
Deer management is becoming more important to hunters with each passing hunting season. Some clubs have selective harvest strategies that are used to meet certain goals. The criteria can include ge...
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southern Miss tops North Texas in overtime 75-71
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Chip Armelin scored a career-high 30, including a key 3-pointer in overtime, to lift Southern Miss over North Texas 75-71 on Saturday. Jordan Williams made 1 of 2 from the line...
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mustangs, War Eagles split a pair
By Zac Chamblee West Jones and Wayne County split a pair of games on the hardwood of the Mustang Gym Friday night. In the girl’s matchup, the Lady War Eagles won a close one in overtime, 46-45. In ...
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southern Miss baseball opens spring practice Friday afternoon
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – A cold, damp afternoon could not stop the Southern Miss baseball team from officially starting its preparations for the 2015 season as spring practice began Friday at Pete Tayl...
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83
MIKE FITZPATRICK, AP Sports Writer Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope. That was the charm of "Mr. Cub." Banks, the Hall of Fame slugger and two-time M...
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seed for food plots available
Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for wildlife plantings. ...
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jackson, Gearhart lead Rice past Southern Miss 58-56
HOUSTON (AP) — Marcus Jackson had 19 points, and Seth Gearhart scored five of his 16 in the final 68 seconds on Thursday night to help Rice beat Southern Miss 58-56. Norville Carey's dunk with 7:28...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ole Miss falls to MSU in last few seconds, 64-62
OXFORD, Miss. — Playing its third straight ranked opponent, Ole Miss fell in heartbreaking fashion to No. 18 Mississippi State 64-62 on Thursday night at the Tad Smith Coliseum. Senior forward Dani...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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MSU downs Auburn for second SEC basketball win
AUBURN, Ala. – Mississippi State sophomore I.J. Ready saw enough of a late-game run by Auburn Wednesday night. Ready halted the run with a critical 3-point basket and followed that with four straig...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Golden Eagle Jamie Collins helps New England reach Super Bowl
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Former Southern Miss defensive lineman Jamie Collins (McCall Creek, Miss.) will be playing in his first Super Bowl, Sunday, Feb. 1, when the New England Patriots meet the Seatt...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Strong second half leads No. 18/20 Bulldogs past Auburn
AUBURN, Ala. – A dominating second-half performance lifted the Mississippi State women’s basketball team to its third Southeastern Conference road win of the season Monday night. Highlighted by the...
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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After this Sunday, football is over for a little while
By Mitchell Williams Well, it's Super Bowl week. Who's going to win it? The New England Patriots, a team going to the Superbowl with Tom Brady as quarterback for the sixth time, or the defending ch...
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sideline View: Mississippi flavor in the Super Bowl
By Dale McKee The 49th Super Bowl will definitely have a Mississippi flavor. New England is flooded with a Mississippi connection with eight players and two coaches from the Magnolia state. Former ...
Jan 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mississippi beats Florida 72-71
DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Faced with a chance to lead Mississippi to a thrilling last-minute victory, Jarvis Summers didn't just come through once — but twice. The Rebels'...
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frazier leads Georgia past Mississippi St. 72-66
ROBBIE FAULK, Associated Press STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — In front of its largest crowd this season of 7,549 at Humphrey Coliseum, Mississippi State battled back from a 12-point second half deficit b...
Jan 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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5K run, walk to benefit Tourism Management Scholarship Fund
The first “Sweethearts for Sweetpea” 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Jan. 31 at 8 a.m. at the Longleaf Trace Gateway, located across from The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campu...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snowboarding takes a slide in popularity; experts unfazed
Some riders have returned to or taken up skiing or do both, a huge cultural shift from the "us-versus-them" mentality of skiers and snowboarders in the early days.
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mississippi football players face disorderly conduct charge
DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer Mississippi safety Trae Elston and receiver Damore'ea Stringfellow were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct early Thursday in Oxford, Mississippi. Elston was...
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southern Miss self-imposes postseason ban over NCAA inquiry
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Southern Mississippi has self-imposed a postseason ban for the current basketball season because of an ongoing NCAA inquiry into the program. The university said in a stat...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tyndall's situation continues recent Tennessee instability
Now Tennessee is facing potential fallout from the situation at Southern Miss involving Tyndall.
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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this week's highlights
Ready, McRaney of Sumrall H.S. receive basketball recognition
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Sumrall High School Basketball coach Lee Ready was the recipient of the Pine Belt Conference Coach of the Year award, and Sumrall junior guard Ryan McRaney was the recipient of the Pine Belt Confer...