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  1. USM alum Brian Dozier honored with key to the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    University of Southern Mississippi alumnus and Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was honored Thursday with a key to the City of Hattiesburg. The city council chambers at Hattiesburg City Hall erupted in applause as Mayor Toby Barker presented the key to Dozier.

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  2. Team Mississippi holds first day of practice to prepare for MS/AL All-Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Forty of the best players from the state of Mississippi combine forces to do what the state has only been able to do one other time... beat Alabama in Hattiesburg. "We've had 2 practices today, both of them I feel like we've had great energy, great effort," said Team MS head coach Lance Mancuso.

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  3. Hattiesburg High School brothers two of eight suspects in triple shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Hattiesburg Police arrested and charged eight suspects after a shooting at the Bonhomie Apartment complex left three people injured. More arrests and charges are pending.

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  4. Watch the 31st MS/AL All-Star Game Saturday on WLBTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The future stars of college football descend on Hattiesburg this week. The 31st annual Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Game marks the second time the game is played in the Magnolia State.

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  5. Hattiesburg sophomore Kendyl Terrell. Courtesy: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    In a season-opening rivalry game at Petal, Kendyl Terrell made history by becoming the first female in Hattiesburg High history to kick an extra point in win one of the Tigers' undefeated run to the class 5A state title. "I've always talked about it with my dad," said Kendyl following the Petal contest on August 19. "Being the only one in my family and my brother doesn't play it's just interesting because I love doing this.

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  6. Murphy, West Point too much for HattiesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The last thing that Hattiesburg High School football coach Tony Vance and his Tigers wanted was to finish the season second in the pecking order in Class 5A football. But Vance said he was not going to let a 41-15 loss Saturday night to defending Class 5A football state champion West Point High School to diminish what Hattiesburg had accomplished this fall.

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  7. USM runs out of steam, falls to Northern Colorado, 77-63Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The University of Southern Mississippi could not keep pace with the University of Northern Colorado Sunday morning, seeing a four-point halftime lead vanish in a 77-63 loss at the Sanford Pentagon Showcase. USM guards Cortez Edwards and Tyree Griffin scored in double figures for a fourth consecutive game for the Golden Eagles, but the Bears got 24 points off the bench from hot-shooting guard Anthony Johnson and put three other players in double figures.

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  8. Photo credit: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Five years ago, Tony Vance took the head football coaching at Hattiesburg High School, a place that he was told by many he would not be able to win. And after Friday night's convincing 33-22 victory over Laurel High School at an overflowing D.I. Patrick Stadium in the Class 5A South State title game, Hattiesburg is one win away the biggest prize that a Mississippi high school football team can claim: a state championship.

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  9. Bayou Classic: Full schedule of eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The 2017 Bayou Classic has arrived. Fans of Grambling State University and Southern University will begin to fill the city early this week to participate in the week-long festivities.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    With exactly three months until the start of the 2018 season, Mississippi State baseball will conclude its fall season with three Fall World Series intrasquad scrimmages this weekend at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, Miss. Admission for all scrimmages is free and open to the public.

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  11. Hattiesburg's Jordan Murphy grabs first college receptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Tennessee freshman Jordan Murphy had appeared in three games prior to Saturday's contest against Southern Miss. It seemed the Hattiesburg High grad waited until he faced his hometown's college football team to grab his first career catch.

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  12. USM disappointed with Saturday's late play, outcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    After leading 12-7 at halftime, USM's offense went stale in the second half, and though trailing just 13-12 heading into the fourth quarter, the Golden Eagles' defense could not stop the University of Alabama-Birmingham from taking a 30-12 Conference USA victory at M.M. Roberts Stadium. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak by the Golden Eagles and gave USM a 2-3 record this season in Hattiesburg.

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  13. Hattiesburg-Oak Grove meet in battle of unbeatensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    In any given football season, Hattiesburg High School squaring off against Oak Grove High School looms large, from the field to the gate to the grocery store. "It's always a good game for both schools," Oak Grove coach Drew Causey said.

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  14. Hattiesburg, Laurel renew battle for Lil' Brown JugRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Laurel High School coach Todd Breland would not be considered a greedy man, except, of course, when it comes to the final score on a football field. Laurel will welcome Hattiesburg High School at 7 p.m. Saturday "Between the Bricks" of Blair Stadium in the 96th edition of the "Battle for the Lil' Brown Jug."

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  15. Experienced Cats Look to Take Next Step This SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    LEXINGTON, KY On Saturday, we got our first look at this year's UK football team during an open practice in Lexington for Fan Day. The Cats return 17 starters from last year's team that went 7-6, and made a bowl game.

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  16. Timberwolves rebrand looks to shed recent failuresRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    When designer Rodney Richardson made the trek from Hattiesburg, Mississippi to Minneapolis to further his research in the rebranding of the Minnesota Timberwolves, he heard a familiar phrase over and over again. The motto "Minnesota Nice" serves as both genuine praise for the genial dispositions of the people in the region and a patronizing pat on the back to those who hang around despite the frigid winters.

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  17. Lady Eagles open WNIT play WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    USM will host the University of Arkansas-Little Rock at Green Coliseum as the first and only opening-round game of the 2017 Women's National Invitational Tournament. The USM-UALR winner game will take on the winner of the University of Alabama-Mercer University's opening-round game.

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  18. New USM athletic director signed for 4 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The University of Southern Mississippi's new athletic director is in the house, with a signed, four-year contract in hand. Athletic Director Jon Gilbert arrived in Hattiesburg last week, and the university released Friday the pact signed Feb. 15 by athletic director Jon Gilbert and USM President Rodney Bennett.

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