The Student Printz 

  • Wrote and published 64 total stories for the official university newspaper over four semesters;

  • Created 43 sports (1 online only) stories, 18 news stories and three feature stories;

  • Worked under tight deadlines and used AP style with creative storytelling; and

  • Wrote stories using a variety of technology tools and social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

"Eagles Tie For Sixth in C-USA Championship"


Published April 30, 2014


“In Edmond, Oklahoma, the Southern Miss men’s golf team finished sixth in the 2014 Conference USA Championship tournament.


The tournament was played at the par-70, Oak Tree Golf Club. The Golden Eagles shot 298 in the first, 288 in the second and a 300 in the third round to finish at 46-over par for the tournament.

"Examining Khyri Thornton: Is He NFL Ready?"


Published April 28, 2014


“It’s been hard, going to military school, redshirting and Florida State pulling my scholarship,” said 2014 NFL draft prospect Khyri Thornton in an interview with Mark Inabinett of “Coming from where I came from, I’m thankful to be in the position I’m in now.”


Indeed, Thornton has come a long way. The former Southern Miss defensive tackle has not only faced hardships off the football field, but he witnessed many during his time as a Golden Eagle.

"Offensive Woes, Errors Hurt the Lady Eagles in Loss"


Published April 24, 2014


"The lack of offense and errors plagued The University of Southern Mississippi softball team as they lost to No. 7 Alabama 12-0 in a non-conference game at the Southern Miss Softball Complex.


Neither team scored in the first inning, but in the top of the second, the Crimson Tide got its offense going. After Danae Hays was hit by a pitch, Chaunsey Bell singled to left field, allowing Hays to advance to second.

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