Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 1390 yesterday, requiring all physicians performing abortions in Mississippi to be board-certifiied obstetrician-gynecologists and to have admitting priviliges at an area hospital.  "Today you see the first step in a movement, I believe, to do what we campaigned on- to say we're going to try to end abortion in Mississippi,"...

The Ole Miss women’s soccer team (9-2, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) finishes a four-game road swing with matches at No. 24 Florida and Auburn this weekend, beginning with a Friday night match in Gainesville before returning home to play Georgia and Kentucky next weekend.   “We’re sitting on about six points, right about mid-table of all of the teams,”...

After capturing their first Southeastern Conference win this past weekend against Mississippi State, the Lady Rebels (7-5, 1-2 SEC) hit the road to take on Alabama (12-4, 1-3 SEC) and South Carolina (13-2, 2-2 SEC) this weekend.   “Both teams are playing really well right now, probably the best they’ve ever played,” assistant coach Shannon Wells...

With the Republican and Democratic National Conventions officially wrapped up, many political analysts refer to the next few weeks as the figurative “home stretch” of the presidential race. Less than two months remain until the Nov. 5 election, and most major polls show President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney either neck and neck with results comfortably...

  After finishing a six-game home stand with a record of 5-1, the Ole Miss women’s soccer team begins a four-game road trip starting at No. 15 Missouri tonight before heading to Alabama on Sunday afternoon.    The Lady Rebels (8-1, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) look to rebound from their first loss of the season to No. 10 Texas A&M last Sunday. Missouri (8-1,...

  After disappointing road trips to Southeastern Conference newcomers Texas A&M and Missouri, the Lady Rebels (6-5, 0-2 SEC) look for their first conference win when they take on in-state rival Mississippi State (4-7, 0-2) tonight at 7 p.m. at the Gillom Sports Center.    “Obviously it’s good to play at home,” Ole Miss head coach Joe Getzin said. “We’re...