Jayveous McKinnis, a Brandon, Miss., native, not only earned the SWAC's Freshman of the Year Award; he also earned All-SWAC First-Team honors.
Teaira McCowan has spent the last four years growing as a basketball player at Mississippi State University.
The University of Southern Mississippi was able to take game one of a three-game series against Mississippi State University in Starkville on Friday, Feb. 22, with help from right-handed pitcher Walker Powell.
Senior sprinter McKinely West of the University of Southern Mississippi showed up and showed out at the Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championship when he dominated at the 60-meter and 200-meter events.
Senior forward Chelsea Causey kept Jackson State University's winning streak going over the weekend with her play against Alcorn State and Southern universities.
Reggie Perry, a Thomasville, Ga., native, is the second five-star recruit to sign with the Mississippi State University Bulldogs under Head Coach Ben Howland.
USM finally got its first conference win against the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Redshirt freshman Kelsey Jones added nine points, seven rebounds and one steal in the Golden Eagles' 65-54 win.
Sophomore guard Troymain Crosby might have turned the season around for the Alcorn State men's basketball team.
Current San Diego Padres outfielder and former Mississippi State University baseball player Hunter Renfroe might be the biggest draw of the night at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum's Hot Stove Hall of Fame Evening.
Breein Tyree's career-high 31 points against Vanderbilt helped the Rebels to an 81-17 win over the Commodores. Tyree earned the title of SEC Player of the Week, making him the first UM player to receive the honor since Jan. 23, 2017.