Quick turnaround: Southern Miss hopes losing is in rear-view mirror

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal HATTIESBURG – Losing beats down good men. As each Saturday brought another gut punch and a new round of...

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal HATTIESBURG – When Southern Mississippi athletics director Bill McGillis found himself in need of a head football coach days before national signing day, Jay Hopson was an easy hire. It may have seemed like a questionable one on the outside, when people see only that Southern Miss made the uncommon […]

Former Wheeler standout Brandon Woodruff has seen his numbers improve in each of his three years as a pro. (Biloxi Shuckers)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal BILOXI – On May 14, Brandon Woodruff stood on the mound in Dunedin, Florida, having struck out 10 batters through 6 1/3 innings. It was one of a string of strong starts the former Wheeler and Mississippi State standout pitcher had enjoyed this season for the Brevard County Manatees, a […]

Daily Journal reports With International League batting leader Adam Frazier getting called up last week by the Cincinnati Reds, it’s a just a matter of time before another former Mississippi State standout gets the call. Hunter Renfroe, the 13th overall draft pick in 2013, shares the Triple-A Pacific League home run lead (17) with a […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Armintie Price-Herrington is back on the women’s basketball staff at Ole Miss. The former Myrtle High School star went on to an All-American college career with the Rebels after which she enjoyed a successful WNBA run. She becomes the school’s Coordinator of Player Engagement. Herrington will mentor players […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Adam Frazier became the 55th player in Mississippi State history to be called up to the Major Leagues. The Pittsburgh Pirates called up the 24-year old shortstop following his Triple-A game on Thursday. Frazier joined the Pirates Friday and collected a hit in his first at-bat in an 8-6 win […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – It was just two years ago that Marquis Haynes wondered if he was making the right choice, if he could really play football in the SEC. Now he enters his junior season at Ole Miss as one of the league’s most dominant pass rushers. Haynes tied a school […]

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) – The San Francisco 49ers signed third-round pick Will Redmond to a four-year contract Thursday. The former Mississippi State cornerback was selected 68th overall. Redmond tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during practice in October, but the 49ers were willing to take the chance on him in the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State has made great strides over Vic Schaefer’s four-year tenure as women’s basketball coach. The Bulldogs are coming off the best season in program history going 28-8 and reached the Sweet 16. But as great at the 2015-16 campaign was, it ended rather badly as MSU suffered […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State landed the 17th member of its 2016 class on Wednesday with the commitment of three-star safety Kaleb Oliver. The 6-foot-3, 190-pounder from Murfreesboro, Tennessee chose the Bulldogs over offers from Louisville, Memphis, Middle Tennessee State, South Carolina and Vanderbilt. Oliver is rated the 19th best prospect in Tennessee […]