January 5 - 9
MISS GULF COAST
SETS JANUARY, FEBRUARY RECRUITMENT VISITS
BEACH -- The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast has
set its recruitment visits for January and February. A Southern
Miss Gulf Coast recruiter will be at each event, which includes
Naval Station Pascagoula, Pascagoula, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Jan. 14
and Feb. 18; Mercy Cross High School, Biloxi, 2-3:30 p.m., Jan.
15; Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College's College and University
Days, Gautier, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Feb. 2, Perkinston, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.,
Feb. 3, and at Gulfport, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Feb. 3; Gulf Coast Chamber
Expo, Biloxi, noon - 6 p.m., Feb. 11, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Feb. 12.
For more information, call the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Department
of Marketing and Recruitment at (228) 865-4599.
MISS FLAG FOOTBALL TEAM FINISHES IN TOP 3
- The University of Southern Mississippi's Kappa Sigma Fraternity
flag football team finished in 3rd place in the National Collegiate
Flag Football Championships held at the University of New Orleans
Dec. 27-31, 2003. Taylor Sanford and Ryan Picou, members of the
team, were selected as First Team All-Americans.
Hall and Justin Rose were selected Second Team All-Americans. After
losing their first game in the tournament's pool play to the University
of Florida's Pi Kappa Phi team 27-13, the Kappa Sigmas defeated
Georgia Southwestern College 20-0, the University of Tennessee 48-41
in overtime, 2002 national runner-up Baylor University 27-13, and
the University of Florida Ruckus team 39-20. In the semifinals,
Kappa Sigma eventually lost to the Nunez Community College Pelicans
35-20; the Pelicans went on to claim the national championship.
Two other teams from Southern Miss participated in the national
championship as well, including in the men's division, The War Party
and in the women's division, Whoever/Ms. Whoever. This year 127
flag football teams from the United States and Mexico participated
in the national championships. In the 25 years of the national championships,
The University of Southern Mississippi has had five teams finish
in the top four.