Joe Gray’s dream of becoming a professional baseball player has come true. The former Hattiesburg star and two-time PineBeltSPORTS Player of the Year flew to Milwaukee Thursday and is set to sign his pro deal with the Brewers on Friday, he told PineBeltSPORTS Wednesday.
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ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College’s Kelsha Loftin (Mendenhall) has been named the NJCAA Division II Dudley Player of the Year.
Loftin helped the Lady Bobcats to a 54-3 record and its first-ever national championship this season. The award was announced Thursdaymorning.
Golf, as we know it, has come to an end, according to the purists. Phil Mickelson, a man who is paid millions of dollars to play a game that began on sacred ground “across The Pond,” committed an unconscionable error by hitting his golf ball while it was still in motion.
Question: What do Iceland, Tunisia, Senegal, Croatia, Costa Rica, Panama and Nigeria all have in common?
Answer: All those countries qualified for – and are playing in – the World Cup, the world championship of soccer.
Here's the kicker: The United States is not. We. Did. Not. Qualify.
HATTIESBURG – Twelve different Southern Miss baseball players, looking to improve their games for next season, traveled all over the country this summer to play in six different leagues on seven different teams.
As we all know, Jake Mangum wasn't selected in last week's Major League Draft until the 32nd round – a fact that became all the more puzzling after Mangum spurred Mississippi State to a memorable NCAA Super Regional victory over Vanderbilt last weekend.
HATTIESBURG – Southern Miss right-handed pitcher Nick Sandlin (Evans, Ga.) collected the school’s first National Pitcher of the Year Award Wednesday morning, earning the selection by Perfect Game/Rawlings.