Mississippi resident and University of Mississippi student Lindy Goodson is an accidental entrepreneur.
Video: From the sidelines to triathlons, Atlanta native places first in Oxford’s Rebel Man triathlon
For those who claim cheerleading is not a sport, an Atlanta native and former University of Mississippi cheerleader proved her athleticism by recently finished first in her age division in Oxford’s Rebel Man sprint triathlon. The 440-meter swim, 22K bike, and 5K run was the 14th annual event with 88 participants open to all ages.
Many people come to Oxford on an educational journey through the University of Mississippi. Rashawn Johnson, of Columbia, Mississippi, lives in Oxford with his wife Niasha Johnson, a pharmacy student. When he has a free moment, he likes to game.
Former Ole Miss cheerleader Morgan Winkel Wicker grew up in the world of competitive gymnastics and cheerleading. She never imagined one day she might own her own gym.
On a quiet spring night, with the air blowing, and the smell of smoked burgers wafting through the air, several of the University of Mississippi’s well known faces sat in a circle with an unlikely friend – university crossing guard Stephen Wilkerson.
The SEC is one of the most competitive conferences in the nation, and Jolie Carbo is one of the best 400 meter sprinters that has been part of the women’s track and field program at Ole Miss. The Mississippi native is a talented and sensible young woman who has gifts only a few are born with.
When most people think of sports, they probably think of football, basketball, or maybe baseball – but Sam Cox, 21, is here to show you that skateboarding can teach you just as many things about dedication, hard work, and perseverance as any classic team sport.
Leighton Wilkie McCool is from a seventh generation Ole Miss family, but decided to attend the University of Tennessee and majored in journalism. However, Mississippi called her home, and she is now raising three boys, Davis, Merrick, and Wyatt, with her husband, Campbell McCool.
Children aged 10 to 17 in Mississippi are leading the nation in obesity. Adults follow close behind, as Mississippi has the second highest obesity rate in the nation, according to the State of Obesity Website.
Two South Mississippi schools are making accepting others a top priority.
Teachers at Lafayette Upper Elementary School in Lafayette County are using apps to help manage behavior their classrooms. Student teacher Ali Carpenter said the app ClassDojo has come in handy.
Diabetes is a serious disease that impacts people all over the world, and experts say it’s a growing problem in Mississippi.
About nine miles west of the Ole Miss campus off of Highway 6 is a feature that Oxford alone can boast of – for the moment that is. The World’s Largest Cedar Bucket, at 979 MS-6 in Oxford, stands outside the Cedar Bucket Furniture Co., perched on a small hill overlooking the highway.
Ryan Rolison was only at Ole Miss for his freshman and sophomore years. That was plenty of time for the Colorado Rockies first round draft pick in 2018 to make a name for himself on the diamond.
Rebel Radio, the University of Mississippi-run radio station that airs live from the Student Media Center at Ole Miss, offers students an opportunity to become radio DJs and host their own shows. They recently created a weekly program that will shine a spotlight on Mississippi musicians.
In high school, Alex Coleman stole materials from construction sites and used them to build doghouses to sell. But one day, he was caught.
Dogs are not only man’s best friend, but a source of massive income.
At first look, Kelly McBride looks like any other college student just trying to get by in all his classes. What people don’t see is the rock star hiding just underneath the surface. He is the guitar player and vocalist for Pearl Divide, an Oxford band.
What started as a mother-daughter bonding activity has led to a business for one University of Mississippi student. Nashville native Sarah-Catherine Martin, an exercise science major, recently started a small business called Scat’s Cookies featuring decorative and custom-made sugar cookies.
Water Boswell, 24, makes music with two bands. You’ll often see him playing with the band Curlers at local venues like Proud Larry’s, and sometimes he makes music at home with GarageBand, an iPhone app that enables Boswell to record music independently in the comfort of his Oxford home.
The Ole Miss Men’s Tennis Team recently began playing again, and they have a long tradition of being one of the better programs in the country.
A University of Mississippi psychology major has created a flowering business that is also designed to create awareness about the importance of mental health.
Those who practice yoga know it has many benefits, such as decreasing stress, relieving anxiety, reducing inflammation and improving heart health.