Birx says college football players can get back on the field if they’re ‘ultra careful’

White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Deborah Birx believes there is a “way forward” when it comes to college football this fall.

  Preseason Gridiron 2020: Pearl River Central Blue Devils

  St. Martin’s Micah Harkey signs with Golden West College

  Coast athletes hope to start their season in the face of COVID-19

  Preseason Gridiron 2020: Picayune Maroon Tide

MAC becomes first conference to postpone fall sports, ESPN sources expect more to come

  Louisiana Knights to launch Coast youth teams

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  Ocean Springs’ Blake Mohler preparing for overseas professional career

VIDEO: Gayle Benson sent the Pelicans all the Louisiana food favorites to have in the bubble

  Pearl River softball hires proven winner as assistant

  Harrison Central’s Jacobi Moore commits to Mississippi State

  Pelicans grab much-needed win over Wizards

  Pearl River adds 6-foot-11 D1 transfer to loaded 2020-21 roster

  Southern Miss football focused on season opener

As summer practices and preparation for the regular season intensify, so does the skepticism surrounding the potential of a postponement of the fall season. But for head coach Jay Hopson and his team, no matter what is being said on the outside, their mindset of focusing on the present remains the s

  SEC reveal two additional non-divisional games for schools

Ole Miss will play Kentucky on the road and South Carolina in Oxford, while Mississippi State will play host to Vanderbilt, but will travel to Athens to take on Georgia.

  Diamondhead Golf Club hosts Women’s State Amateur Championship

The Women's State Amateur is open to female amateurs who are residents of the State of Mississippi for at least 60 days prior to August 7, 2020. There will be two divisions for the championship. Divisions will be flighted following 36 holes of play.

  Southern Miss release revised 2020 schedule

Golden Eagles renew a longtime rivalry and will host seven home games for the first time since 1920.

  Saints’ Kaden Elliss & Zach Wood placed on Covid-19/Reserve list

  NCAA release requirements for fall sports

  Southern Miss begin fall camp for the 2020 football season

  NCAA Division II & III cancel fall sports

  SEC delays team practices until August 17

  Moss Point’s Devin Booker hits game-winning buzzer beater

  D-D Breaux retires after 43 years at LSU

The woman they call the “Dean of Coaches” in Baton Rouge, walks away as the longest tenured coach of any sport in the Southeastern Conference’s history.

  Saints cut Stallworth, add Fowler to 80-man roster

The Black and Gold had to make a few changes Monday in order to cut down to 80 players ahead of the NFL’s August 16th deadline.

  Brett Favre statue unveiled at Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

The life-size sculpture was originally for sale in Las Vegas, before Tommy Zegan got in touch with the hall in search of its new home.

  Saints adapt “bubble-like” environment for training camp

The team has rented out four floors of the Loews Hotel where - starting Wednesday - most of the players, coaches, and essential personnel will stay for the span of training camp.

  USM’s Picasso Nelson Jr. signs with Miami Dolphins

Former Southern Miss cornerback heads to Miami after being claimed off waivers from Indianapolis.

Saints Update: Team creates “mini-bubble” at downtown hotel, Raiders say no fans at week 2 game

Beginning Wednesday, the team has contracted with the Loews Hotel to rent four floors

  Pelicans in need of a turnaround after two straight losses in NBA restart

After giving away a game against Utah on Thursday, the Pelicans were humiliated by the Clippers on Saturday and are still three and a half games out of a playoff spot.

  Former George County pitcher Justin Steele called up by Chicago Cubs

Steele will work out of the bullpen for the Cubs, who are in desperate need of some bullpen help.

  Jay Hopson confident in running back group entering 2020

The Golden Eagles certainly had issues running the ball last season, but with three guys returning who totaled over 200 rushing yards last year, including 574 from Kevin Perkins, head coach Jay Hopson is excited about the direction of the running back room.

  Derick Hall staying ready for 2020 season

"I know we’re going to be ready to go and we’re excited they’re giving us a chance to play ball,” Hall said.

  Saints maintain ‘championship mentality’ through wild offseason

With preliminary COVID-19 testing in the rear view mirror with no positive tests reported as of Sunday, the black and gold are gearing up for a training camp that will prove most pivotal with no pre-season games on the schedule.

  Jaden Walley preparing for first year in SEC

The former D’Iberville star and current Mississippi State Bulldog said despite the lack of proper preparation and practice compared to years past, he’s ready to go.

  Drew Brees discusses backlash, upcoming Saints season

Drew Brees spoke with reporters this morning for nearly 45 minutes addressing everything from the upcoming season to the new COVID protocols and his support for the black lives matters movement.

Pelicans drop second straight with crushing defeat to Clippers

After winning all three of its scrimmages in the NBA bubble, the Pelicans have lost the first two games that counted, the latest being a 23-point blowout at the hands of the Clippers.

  Biloxi’s K.K. Kendrick commits to Holmes

The rising senior exploded out of the gates last season, tallying almost 1,300 yards and 14 rushing touchdowns, including a 249 yard game in the Indians’ fourth game of the year.

  Saints prepare for unique month training camp

As of now, only two Saints players have reportedly opted out of this season, and NFL players have until August third to do so.

AUDIO: Brees: ‘This year is going to be about something much bigger than football’

In his first media call of the season, Saints QB Drew Brees began the conversation Saturday with a statement referencing racial injustice and his controversial comments in June.

  D’Iberville’s Julie Segroves earns nation’s top girls indoor pole vaulting ranking

Julie recently competed in the MAC Vault Elite Junior High Championships in Texas, clearing a 10 feet and nine inch jump to take home first place.

  REPORT: Conference USA to keep 8-game conference schedule

According to Stadium college football reporter Brett McMurphy, the league will keep an eight-game conference schedule and will allow its 14 schools to play as many non-conference games as they desire.

  Jack Abraham named to Manning Award preseason watch list

Redshirt senior started all 13 games in 2019 and became just the third Golden Eagle QB ever to throw for over 3,000 yards in a season, with nearly 3,500 last year.

Virus rocks MLB: Cards-Brewers off; 2 St. Louis positives

The coronavirus forced another change in Major League Baseball’s schedule, bringing the league’s total to eight teams affected in the first nine days of the season.

  SEC moves to conference-only football schedule for 2020

Season pushed back to September 26th, eliminates traditional non-conference rivalries.

  D’iberville’s Justin Walley announces Top Four schools

A three-star cornerback according to 247Sports and was chosen as a 'Dandy Dozen' by the Clarion Ledger as one of the top-12 players in the state.

Pelicans drop restart opener to Jazz

The New Orleans Pelicans lost their restart opening game to the Utah Jazz. The Pels went into halftime with a 12-point lead.

SEC goes to conference-only schedule, Sept. 26 start

The SEC's university presidents agreed on a 10-game schedule that eliminates all nonconference opponents and is set to begin Sept. 26.

LSU goes cashless for sporting events in 2020

If you plan to attend a sporting event at LSU in 2020, you can leave your cash at home. LSU Athletics has announced that beginning in the fall of 2020, it is going cashless at all athletic facilities on campus.

  Gulfport’s Kate Smith named 2020 Mississippi Player of the Year

Junior striker helped lead Admirals to an undefeated season and the Class 6A championship in 2020.

  MJ Daniels & Justin Walley named to 2020 ‘Dandy Dozen’

Senior stars for George County and D'iberville among Top-12 high school football players in Mississippi selected annually by the Clarion Ledger.

Mississippi High School Activities Association share new COVID-19 guidelines for fall sports

High schools across Mississippi now have new COVID-19 guidelines for their fall sports teams.

  Five coast coaches named ’2020 MAC Coaches of the Year'

Gulfport girls soccer coach Chris Pryor, Hancock girls bowling coach Trevin Burge, D'Iberville boys bowling coach Richard Wesche, Vancleave volleyball coach Christina Daigle, and Ocean Springs boys soccer coach Jeff French all took home the award.

  Saints veterans report to training camp; two players opt out

For the first week of training camp, players must pass 3 tests over a 4-day span before entering the facility.

  Deep South Collegiate League postseason games delayed

Barring mother nature having her way again on Wednesday, gold division games are set to kick off Wednesday morning at 10:30 a.m. in Poplarville, while the silver bracket will be underway Thursday at 11 a.m. in Petal.

  Zion Williamson rejoins Pelicans

The Pelicans say they will evaluate Williamson after Wednesday’s practice to see if he’ll be ready for the league’s restart Thursday against Utah.

  SWAC postpones virtual media days

With football now taking place in the spring of 2021, the SWAC says it will reschedule the event at a later date.

No Mask, No Entry: MHSAA releases Fall sports guidelines

This is not an exhaustive list and there might be additional steps in each community to help prevent the spread of virus.

  MLB postpones two Marlins games after outbreak in clubhouse

The team now has at least 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to reports.

  Gov. Tate Reeves, Dr. Thomas Dobbs offer thoughts on potential college football season

Governor Reeves said conversations between him and university leaders have been frequent, especially in the last ten days.

  Saints prepare for training camp

In a time where almost everything looks different, this year’s training camp is certainly no exception.And it may be even more important, too.

  Saints sign entirety of 2020 draft class

Monday was a big day for four Saints rookies, but not just because it was day one of training camp.

Ole Miss linebacker arrested for sexual battery

Police arrested the player on a warrant for sexual battery.

VIDEO: Drew Brees announces $5 million donation to create community health centers

The health centers will offer primary and specialty care to underserved communities in New Orleans and Baton Rouge

  Remembering Tajiri Washington: George County High football team shares memories of their friend and teammate

The George County High football team talked with WLOX last week to share memories of Tajiri Washington, who died in a car crash earlier this month.

  Resurrection’s Sam Williams receives offer from Holmes

The rising senior also has offers from Warner and Southwest.

  Biloxi’s K.K. Kendrick receives offer from Holmes

he rising senior and WLOX Helmet Sticker recipient ran for well over 1,200 yards last year and found the endzone 14 times.

Remembering Sulphur football legend Shannon Suarez

Louisiana lost a legend on Saturday when former Sulphur football coach Shannon Suarez, Who battled COVID-19, passed away.

  Gulfport’s Jonathan Holder makes season debut

He finished the night with one and a third innings pitched, a strikeout, no walks and no earned runs.

  Former LSU star Jamal Adams traded to Seattle

The 24-year-old and his former franchise were in the midst of a seven month long contract dispute that got quite ugly over the past few months.

  Pelicans look sharp in second scrimmage

The NBA restart is just four days away, and the first team to hit the floor will be the New Orleans Pelicans. Whether or not Zion will play remains a mystery, but if the Pelicans can play like they have the last two scrimmages, they should be just fine.

Report: NFL players banned from indoor night clubs during 2020 season

NFL players report to training camp July 28

  Long Beach woman inducted into billiards Hall of Fame

Mary Kenniston of Long Beach may be retired from competitive billiards, but she still has a rack smashing shot, and she still has the stare.

  Pass Christian’s Peyton Lacy commits to USM

In his freshman season with the Pirates, he tallied three doubles and stole two bases, and struck out 16 batters in just 12 innings as a pitcher.

  Ocean Springs’ Bray Hubbard commits to USM

The class of 2023 utility man hit a ridiculous .481, with three runs batted in and a pair of doubles in just 12 games this season for Ocean Springs with an on-base percentage of over .600.

  REPORTS: Zion Williamson given four-day quarantine period

After leaving the bubble for a family matter, Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson returned Friday night, and it was reported Saturday morning that he is in the middle of a four-day quarantine period.

  Zion Williamson returns to NBA Bubble

He had to leave the bubble just over a week ago to deal with an urgent family matter.

  NFL, NFLPA agree on protocols for 2020 season

The NFL and the NFLPA reportedly approved an agreement that the league said “broadly resolves all outstanding issues relating to the opening of training camps and start of the 2020 season.”

  Three former Shuckers get Opening Day nod for Brewers

Orlando Arcia and Keston Hiura made up the middle infield, while Brandon Woodruff took the bump to open the 2020 campaign for the Brew Crew.

  MACC announces fall football season will begin October 1

Early last week, the NJCAA decided to push back close contact fall sports - but the MACC asked for extra time to make their own decision on junior college football in the Magnolia State.

  The Crosby’s: Like Father, Like Son

Gulfport shortstop, Cade Crosby, follows in his fathers footsteps with his commitment to Southern Miss Baseball.