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  • Mississippi State women’s hoops #2 in AP Top 25, highest ranking in program history

    Mississippi State women’s hoops #2 in AP Top 25, highest ranking in program history

    Monday, January 22 2018 6:39 PM EST2018-01-22 23:39:12 GMT
    Source: WBIRSource: WBIR

    The Bulldogs are still unbeaten on the season after an impressive win at Tennessee on Sunday. Baylor, Louisville and Notre Dame follow MSU.

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    The Bulldogs are still unbeaten on the season after an impressive win at Tennessee on Sunday. Baylor, Louisville and Notre Dame follow MSU.

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  • Vivians drops 24 pts, #3 MSU Women rout #6 Lady Vols to start 20-0

    Vivians drops 24 pts, #3 MSU Women rout #6 Lady Vols to start 20-0

    Sunday, January 21 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-01-22 03:00:52 GMT
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    Press Release from Mississippi State Athletics  After a program-changing victory at Tennessee a season ago, the No. 3 Mississippi State women’s basketball team made even more history Sunday afternoon.                  MSU was tough in a 71-52 win over No. 6 Tennessee in Southeastern Conference action played before a national television audience and a crowd of 13,436 at Thompson-Boling Ar...More >>
    Press Release from Mississippi State Athletics  After a program-changing victory at Tennessee a season ago, the No. 3 Mississippi State women’s basketball team made even more history Sunday afternoon.                  MSU was tough in a 71-52 win over No. 6 Tennessee in Southeastern Conference action played before a national television audience and a crowd of 13,436 at Thompson-Boling Ar...More >>
  • Hunter Renfroe holds hitting clinic in Brookhaven

    Hunter Renfroe holds hitting clinic in Brookhaven

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:13 PM EST2018-01-21 03:13:11 GMT
    Former Mississippi State Bulldog and current outfielder for the San Diego Padres, Hunter Renfroe, was back in town today hosting a hitting clinic.  The Copiah Academy grad had 26 HR, 58 RBI in 2017 for the Padres. Today's clinic brought in about 30 young athletes ranging in age from 10 to 17 years old.  Renfroe said he wanted the kids at his clinic to understand the beauty behind hard work. "I worked hard, but I didn't put in the fine-tune details of hitting an...More >>
    Former Mississippi State Bulldog and current outfielder for the San Diego Padres, Hunter Renfroe, was back in town today hosting a hitting clinic.  The Copiah Academy grad had 26 HR, 58 RBI in 2017 for the Padres. Today's clinic brought in about 30 young athletes ranging in age from 10 to 17 years old.  Renfroe said he wanted the kids at his clinic to understand the beauty behind hard work. "I worked hard, but I didn't put in the fine-tune details of hitting an...More >>
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  • Burnett's 24 points lead Mississippi over Alabama 78-66

    Burnett's 24 points lead Mississippi over Alabama 78-66

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:04 PM EST2018-01-24 04:04:01 GMT
    Deandre Burnett scored 24 points, Terence Davis and Markel Crawford both scored 15 and Mississippi beat Alabama 78-66 on Tuesday night.More >>
    Deandre Burnett scored 24 points, Terence Davis and Markel Crawford both scored 15 and Mississippi beat Alabama 78-66 on Tuesday night.More >>
  • Mike Bianco in Madison, previews 2018 team

    Mike Bianco in Madison, previews 2018 team

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 9:58 PM EST2018-01-24 02:58:09 GMT
    Ole Miss head baseball coach, Mike Bianco, came to town to speak at Madison Central's First Pitch Banquet. Bianco's Rebels rank 9th in the preseason top 25 poll (according to D1Baseball.com).  Last year, Ole Miss had the top recruiting class in the nation. This season, the Rebels feature three sophomores that earned All-American honors in 2017. "What a difference a year makes. When we look at this year's team, it's amazing," Bianco said. "Last yea...More >>
    Ole Miss head baseball coach, Mike Bianco, came to town to speak at Madison Central's First Pitch Banquet. Bianco's Rebels rank 9th in the preseason top 25 poll (according to D1Baseball.com).  Last year, Ole Miss had the top recruiting class in the nation. This season, the Rebels feature three sophomores that earned All-American honors in 2017. "What a difference a year makes. When we look at this year's team, it's amazing," Bianco said. "Last yea...More >>
  • Marquis Haynes & Ito Smith have something to prove at Senior Bowl

    Marquis Haynes & Ito Smith have something to prove at Senior Bowl

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-01-24 00:36:32 GMT
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    The Ole Miss and Southern Miss standouts are both on the South squad this week.

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    The Ole Miss and Southern Miss standouts are both on the South squad this week.

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  • Cortez Edwards leading USM in scoring

    Cortez Edwards leading USM in scoring

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-01-24 05:18:13 GMT
    USM junior guard Cortez Edwards. Courtesy: WDAMUSM junior guard Cortez Edwards. Courtesy: WDAM

    Southern Miss basketball coach Doc Sadler has talked about how grateful he is for the players that committed to USM despite facing postseason bans and other obstacles due to NCAA sanctions inherited from the Donnie Tyndall campaign. Cortez Edwards is one of a handful of Golden Eagles that trusted in Sadler and Southern Miss.

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    Southern Miss basketball coach Doc Sadler has talked about how grateful he is for the players that committed to USM despite facing postseason bans and other obstacles due to NCAA sanctions inherited from the Donnie Tyndall campaign. Cortez Edwards is one of a handful of Golden Eagles that trusted in Sadler and Southern Miss.

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  • WDAM All-Star: USM guard Shonte "Dump" Hailes

    WDAM All-Star: USM guard Shonte "Dump" Hailes

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 12:04 AM EST2018-01-24 05:04:39 GMT
    Shonte Hailes scored a career-high 28 points in the Lady Eagles' 80-63 win over UAB. Courtesy: WDAMShonte Hailes scored a career-high 28 points in the Lady Eagles' 80-63 win over UAB. Courtesy: WDAM

    The Lady Eagles come off a huge road trip, notching wins over UAB and Middle Tennessee. The key behind those wins was the play of guard Shonte “Dump” Hailes. The sophomore poured in a career-high 28 points to help upset the Blazers 80-63.

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    The Lady Eagles come off a huge road trip, notching wins over UAB and Middle Tennessee. The key behind those wins was the play of guard Shonte “Dump” Hailes. The sophomore poured in a career-high 28 points to help upset the Blazers 80-63.

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  • Marquis Haynes & Ito Smith have something to prove at Senior Bowl

    Marquis Haynes & Ito Smith have something to prove at Senior Bowl

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-01-24 00:36:32 GMT
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    The Ole Miss and Southern Miss standouts are both on the South squad this week.

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    The Ole Miss and Southern Miss standouts are both on the South squad this week.

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  • 2018 Southern Miss football schedule features opener vs. Jackson State

    2018 Southern Miss football schedule features opener vs. Jackson State

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 1:58 PM EST2018-01-23 18:58:49 GMT

     The Golden Eagles open their 102nd football campaign at home for the third time over the last four years, Sept. 1, with in-state foe Jackson State at Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium.

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     The Golden Eagles open their 102nd football campaign at home for the third time over the last four years, Sept. 1, with in-state foe Jackson State at Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium.

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  • Alcorn State sweeps twinbill vs. Alabama State

    Alcorn State sweeps twinbill vs. Alabama State

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:02 AM EST2018-01-23 05:02:02 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    Maurice Howard and A.J. Mosby shined as the Braves beat the Hornets 81-64. Montez Robinson's crew improve to 3-5 in conference play. Tia Sanders and Alexus Freeman combined for 43 points as the Lady Braves routed the Lady Hornets 73-41.

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    Maurice Howard and A.J. Mosby shined as the Braves beat the Hornets 81-64. Montez Robinson's crew improve to 3-5 in conference play. Tia Sanders and Alexus Freeman combined for 43 points as the Lady Braves routed the Lady Hornets 73-41.

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  • Alabama A&M to introduces new head football coach

    Alabama A&M to introduces new head football coach

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:31 AM EST2018-01-22 16:31:17 GMT
    (Source: Alabama A&M Athletics)(Source: Alabama A&M Athletics)

    Connell Maynor was introduced as the head coach on Monday morning in the Ernest L. Knight Complex on Alabama A&M's campus. 

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    Connell Maynor was introduced as the head coach on Monday morning in the Ernest L. Knight Complex on Alabama A&M's campus. 

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  • Vancleave's Tyler Bray aiming for the Major Leagues with the St. Louis Cardinals

    Vancleave's Tyler Bray aiming for the Major Leagues with the St. Louis Cardinals

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-01-24 04:46:02 GMT

    Tyler Bray is determined to do his best on the mound when called on and eventually he hopes to crack the St. Louis Cardinals roster.

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    Tyler Bray is determined to do his best on the mound when called on and eventually he hopes to crack the St. Louis Cardinals roster.

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  • Mike Bianco in Madison, previews 2018 team

    Mike Bianco in Madison, previews 2018 team

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 9:58 PM EST2018-01-24 02:58:09 GMT
    Ole Miss head baseball coach, Mike Bianco, came to town to speak at Madison Central's First Pitch Banquet. Bianco's Rebels rank 9th in the preseason top 25 poll (according to D1Baseball.com).  Last year, Ole Miss had the top recruiting class in the nation. This season, the Rebels feature three sophomores that earned All-American honors in 2017. "What a difference a year makes. When we look at this year's team, it's amazing," Bianco said. "Last yea...More >>
    Ole Miss head baseball coach, Mike Bianco, came to town to speak at Madison Central's First Pitch Banquet. Bianco's Rebels rank 9th in the preseason top 25 poll (according to D1Baseball.com).  Last year, Ole Miss had the top recruiting class in the nation. This season, the Rebels feature three sophomores that earned All-American honors in 2017. "What a difference a year makes. When we look at this year's team, it's amazing," Bianco said. "Last yea...More >>
  • Marquis Haynes & Ito Smith have something to prove at Senior Bowl

    Marquis Haynes & Ito Smith have something to prove at Senior Bowl

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-01-24 00:36:32 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    The Ole Miss and Southern Miss standouts are both on the South squad this week.

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    The Ole Miss and Southern Miss standouts are both on the South squad this week.

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  • 2018 Southern Miss football schedule features opener vs. Jackson State

    2018 Southern Miss football schedule features opener vs. Jackson State

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 1:58 PM EST2018-01-23 18:58:49 GMT

     The Golden Eagles open their 102nd football campaign at home for the third time over the last four years, Sept. 1, with in-state foe Jackson State at Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium.

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     The Golden Eagles open their 102nd football campaign at home for the third time over the last four years, Sept. 1, with in-state foe Jackson State at Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium.

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  • Longtime WLOX Sports Director AJ Giardina announces retirement plans

    Longtime WLOX Sports Director AJ Giardina announces retirement plans

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 1:47 PM EST2018-01-23 18:47:39 GMT

    Everyone knows that distinctive "Hello, everybody..." that begins every one of AJ Giardina's sportscasts on TV. But soon he'll be saying "Goodbye, everybody" and going to games as a fan instead of a reporter. Monday night, AJ made public his plans to officially retire in July.

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    Everyone knows that distinctive "Hello, everybody..." that begins every one of AJ Giardina's sportscasts on TV. But soon he'll be saying "Goodbye, everybody" and going to games as a fan instead of a reporter. Monday night, AJ made public his plans to officially retire in July.

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  • Fans Behaving Badly: Pats, Eagles bring out worst in fans

    Fans Behaving Badly: Pats, Eagles bring out worst in fans

    Monday, January 22 2018 2:50 PM EST2018-01-22 19:50:42 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 5:34 AM EST2018-01-23 10:34:11 GMT
    Philadelphia Eagles fans threw unopened beers cans at Vikings fans in the NFC title game.More >>
    Philadelphia Eagles fans threw unopened beers cans at Vikings fans in the NFC title game.More >>
  • Alcorn State sweeps twinbill vs. Alabama State

    Alcorn State sweeps twinbill vs. Alabama State

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:02 AM EST2018-01-23 05:02:02 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    Maurice Howard and A.J. Mosby shined as the Braves beat the Hornets 81-64. Montez Robinson's crew improve to 3-5 in conference play. Tia Sanders and Alexus Freeman combined for 43 points as the Lady Braves routed the Lady Hornets 73-41.

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    Maurice Howard and A.J. Mosby shined as the Braves beat the Hornets 81-64. Montez Robinson's crew improve to 3-5 in conference play. Tia Sanders and Alexus Freeman combined for 43 points as the Lady Braves routed the Lady Hornets 73-41.

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  • Malik Newman named Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Week

    Malik Newman named Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Week

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:01 AM EST2018-01-23 05:01:15 GMT
    Source: Kansas BasketballSource: Kansas Basketball

    The Callaway alum scored 12 of Kansas' final 14 points in Saturday's comeback win against Baylor.

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    The Callaway alum scored 12 of Kansas' final 14 points in Saturday's comeback win against Baylor.

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  • Murrah Lady Mustangs off to 20-0 start

    Murrah Lady Mustangs off to 20-0 start

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:54 PM EST2018-01-23 04:54:42 GMT

    Mississippi State isn't the only 20 and oh basketball team in The Sip.

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    Mississippi State isn't the only 20 and oh basketball team in The Sip.

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  • DeMarcus Cousins puts up historic numbers in Pelicans' double overtime win

    DeMarcus Cousins puts up historic numbers in Pelicans' double overtime win

    Source: N.O. PelicansSource: N.O. Pelicans

    For the third time in the last four games, the Pelicans needed overtime to decide a contest and once again Monday night, they were on the winning side of the extra basketball as they beat the Chicago Bulls, 132-128.

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    For the third time in the last four games, the Pelicans needed overtime to decide a contest and once again Monday night, they were on the winning side of the extra basketball as they beat the Chicago Bulls, 132-128.

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  • Chipper Jones set to join familiar names in Hall of Fame

    Chipper Jones set to join familiar names in Hall of Fame

    Monday, January 22 2018 3:27 PM EST2018-01-22 20:27:47 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 8:00 PM EST2018-01-23 01:00:04 GMT
    A Braves reunion: All signs point to Chipper Jones becoming the latest member of those great Atlanta teams of the 1990s and early 2000s to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame.More >>
    A Braves reunion: All signs point to Chipper Jones becoming the latest member of those great Atlanta teams of the 1990s and early 2000s to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame.More >>
  • Mississippi State women’s hoops #2 in AP Top 25, highest ranking in program history

    Mississippi State women’s hoops #2 in AP Top 25, highest ranking in program history

    Monday, January 22 2018 6:39 PM EST2018-01-22 23:39:12 GMT
    Source: WBIRSource: WBIR

    The Bulldogs are still unbeaten on the season after an impressive win at Tennessee on Sunday. Baylor, Louisville and Notre Dame follow MSU.

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    The Bulldogs are still unbeaten on the season after an impressive win at Tennessee on Sunday. Baylor, Louisville and Notre Dame follow MSU.

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  • Southern Miss guard Shonte Hailes named C-USA Player of the Week

    Southern Miss guard Shonte Hailes named C-USA Player of the Week

    Monday, January 22 2018 6:35 PM EST2018-01-22 23:35:26 GMT
    Source: WBRCSource: WBRC

    Hailes led the assault on the Blazers in Bartow Arena with a career mark of 28 points, while also adding five rebounds and two assists. The Quitman native connected on four three-pointers in the contest, tying her previous career-high, and was perfect from the charity stripe.

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    Hailes led the assault on the Blazers in Bartow Arena with a career mark of 28 points, while also adding five rebounds and two assists. The Quitman native connected on four three-pointers in the contest, tying her previous career-high, and was perfect from the charity stripe.

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  • Taylor Gautreaux, William Carey soccer rise above adversity

    Taylor Gautreaux, William Carey soccer rise above adversity

    Monday, January 22 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-01-22 05:51:05 GMT
    William Carey sophomore soccer player Taylor Gautreaux. Courtesy: WDAMWilliam Carey sophomore soccer player Taylor Gautreaux. Courtesy: WDAM

    The campus of William Carey was calm as the clock struck midnight and the date turned to January 21, 2017. Then-freshman soccer player Taylor Gautreaux turned in at about 1 a.m. She would be awoken two hours later to the sounds of a violent tornado just outside her dorm room wall.

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    The campus of William Carey was calm as the clock struck midnight and the date turned to January 21, 2017. Then-freshman soccer player Taylor Gautreaux turned in at about 1 a.m. She would be awoken two hours later to the sounds of a violent tornado just outside her dorm room wall.

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  • Vivians drops 24 pts, #3 MSU Women rout #6 Lady Vols to start 20-0

    Vivians drops 24 pts, #3 MSU Women rout #6 Lady Vols to start 20-0

    Sunday, January 21 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-01-22 03:00:52 GMT
    WLBT archivesWLBT archives
    Press Release from Mississippi State Athletics  After a program-changing victory at Tennessee a season ago, the No. 3 Mississippi State women’s basketball team made even more history Sunday afternoon.                  MSU was tough in a 71-52 win over No. 6 Tennessee in Southeastern Conference action played before a national television audience and a crowd of 13,436 at Thompson-Boling Ar...More >>
    Press Release from Mississippi State Athletics  After a program-changing victory at Tennessee a season ago, the No. 3 Mississippi State women’s basketball team made even more history Sunday afternoon.                  MSU was tough in a 71-52 win over No. 6 Tennessee in Southeastern Conference action played before a national television audience and a crowd of 13,436 at Thompson-Boling Ar...More >>
  • Blount and Long brought winning ways to the Eagles

    Blount and Long brought winning ways to the Eagles

    Saturday, January 20 2018 2:46 PM EST2018-01-20 19:46:32 GMT
    Sunday, January 21 2018 7:00 AM EST2018-01-21 12:00:53 GMT
    When Chris Long and LeGarrette Blount joined the Philadelphia Eagles after winning a Super Bowl in New England, both players envisioned another title run.More >>
    When Chris Long and LeGarrette Blount joined the Philadelphia Eagles after winning a Super Bowl in New England, both players envisioned another title run.More >>
  • JSU splits double header with Grambling

    JSU splits double header with Grambling

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:49 PM EST2018-01-21 03:49:59 GMT
    Jackson State welcomed Grambling for a double header.  The Lady Tigers entered the game 2nd in the SWAC and beat Grambling 82-70. JSU men entered 1st in SWAC, but fell to Grambling 72-45. Both the Tigers and the Lady Tigers travel to face Mississippi Valley next Saturday.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
    Jackson State welcomed Grambling for a double header.  The Lady Tigers entered the game 2nd in the SWAC and beat Grambling 82-70. JSU men entered 1st in SWAC, but fell to Grambling 72-45. Both the Tigers and the Lady Tigers travel to face Mississippi Valley next Saturday.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Golden Eagles remain perfect at home

    Golden Eagles remain perfect at home

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:44 PM EST2018-01-21 03:44:07 GMT
    Southern Miss topped conference foe North Texas 85-78, improving to 11-10, 4-4 (C-USA), 9-0 (home). Tyree Griffin led the game with 29 points.  Golden Eagles get some time off before traveling to face Louisiana Tech next Saturday.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
    Southern Miss topped conference foe North Texas 85-78, improving to 11-10, 4-4 (C-USA), 9-0 (home). Tyree Griffin led the game with 29 points.  Golden Eagles get some time off before traveling to face Louisiana Tech next Saturday.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Ole Miss continues to fall on the road

    Ole Miss continues to fall on the road

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:33 PM EST2018-01-21 03:33:03 GMT
    Ole Miss traveled to face Arkansas in Fayetteville. The Rebels are still seeking their first road win of the season.  After trailing by as many as 18 points in the first half, Ole Miss cut Arkansas' lead to as few as two with 12 seconds left, but the Razorbacks had a 50-38 lead at intermission. Terence Davis had a game high 30 points. Jaylen Barford, the SEC's third leading scorer, put up 23 points against the Rebs. Barford had 16 in the second half alone. Arka...More >>
    Ole Miss traveled to face Arkansas in Fayetteville. The Rebels are still seeking their first road win of the season.  After trailing by as many as 18 points in the first half, Ole Miss cut Arkansas' lead to as few as two with 12 seconds left, but the Razorbacks had a 50-38 lead at intermission. Terence Davis had a game high 30 points. Jaylen Barford, the SEC's third leading scorer, put up 23 points against the Rebs. Barford had 16 in the second half alone. Arka...More >>
  • Hunter Renfroe holds hitting clinic in Brookhaven

    Hunter Renfroe holds hitting clinic in Brookhaven

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:13 PM EST2018-01-21 03:13:11 GMT
    Former Mississippi State Bulldog and current outfielder for the San Diego Padres, Hunter Renfroe, was back in town today hosting a hitting clinic.  The Copiah Academy grad had 26 HR, 58 RBI in 2017 for the Padres. Today's clinic brought in about 30 young athletes ranging in age from 10 to 17 years old.  Renfroe said he wanted the kids at his clinic to understand the beauty behind hard work. "I worked hard, but I didn't put in the fine-tune details of hitting an...More >>
    Former Mississippi State Bulldog and current outfielder for the San Diego Padres, Hunter Renfroe, was back in town today hosting a hitting clinic.  The Copiah Academy grad had 26 HR, 58 RBI in 2017 for the Padres. Today's clinic brought in about 30 young athletes ranging in age from 10 to 17 years old.  Renfroe said he wanted the kids at his clinic to understand the beauty behind hard work. "I worked hard, but I didn't put in the fine-tune details of hitting an...More >>
  • Brandon tops Terry in OT thriller, 66-65

    Brandon tops Terry in OT thriller, 66-65

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:14 PM EST2018-01-20 04:14:32 GMT
    Brandon (15-5) made the short trip to Terry (14-5) to take the lead in 6-6A with a 66-65 victory.  Terry led 31-23 at the half, but Brandon rallied in the second half and pushed the game to overtime.  Click on the video above for highlights.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
    Brandon (15-5) made the short trip to Terry (14-5) to take the lead in 6-6A with a 66-65 victory.  Terry led 31-23 at the half, but Brandon rallied in the second half and pushed the game to overtime.  Click on the video above for highlights.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Sanderson Farms Championship raised $1.2 million for hospital

    Sanderson Farms Championship raised $1.2 million for hospital

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:03 PM EST2018-01-20 04:03:13 GMT
    Century Club Charities, the host organization for the Sanderson Farms Championship, presented a check from proceeds raised during the 2017 tournament to Friends of Children's Hospital, a fundraising organization for Batson Children's Hospital. The check was written for $1.2 million, which is a new record. The 2016 tournament raised more than $1.125 million for Friends of Children's Hospital. Century Club Charities is now planning to raise more money through the North Mississip...More >>
    Century Club Charities, the host organization for the Sanderson Farms Championship, presented a check from proceeds raised during the 2017 tournament to Friends of Children's Hospital, a fundraising organization for Batson Children's Hospital. The check was written for $1.2 million, which is a new record. The 2016 tournament raised more than $1.125 million for Friends of Children's Hospital. Century Club Charities is now planning to raise more money through the North Mississip...More >>
  • Z-Bo makes first return to Memphis as a rival player

    Z-Bo makes first return to Memphis as a rival player

    Friday, January 19 2018 11:39 AM EST2018-01-19 16:39:20 GMT
    (Source: Austin McAfee/WMC Action News 5)(Source: Austin McAfee/WMC Action News 5)

    Memphis Grizzlies great Zach Randolph will return to Memphis for the first time as a member of a rival team.

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    Memphis Grizzlies great Zach Randolph will return to Memphis for the first time as a member of a rival team.

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  • Four Golden Eagles in double figures as USM beats Rice 86-75

    Four Golden Eagles in double figures as USM beats Rice 86-75

    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:51 PM EST2018-01-19 04:51:22 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    The Southern Miss men's basketball team continued its home cooking inside Reed Green Coliseum on Thursday, leading by as much as 20 in an eventual 86-75 victory over Rice. The Golden Eagles picked up their 10th win, the most for the program since 2011-12.

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    The Southern Miss men's basketball team continued its home cooking inside Reed Green Coliseum on Thursday, leading by as much as 20 in an eventual 86-75 victory over Rice. The Golden Eagles picked up their 10th win, the most for the program since 2011-12.

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  • Shonte Hailes has 28 pts as USM Lady Eagles knock off UAB

    Shonte Hailes has 28 pts as USM Lady Eagles knock off UAB

    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:47 PM EST2018-01-19 04:47:23 GMT
    Source: WBRCSource: WBRC

    Led by career-highs from Shonte Hailes and Megan Brown, the Southern Miss women’s basketball team (10-7, 2-2) snapped UAB’s (14-3, 3-1) seven game win streak Thursday night with a 80-63 win over the Blazers in Bartow Arena.

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    Led by career-highs from Shonte Hailes and Megan Brown, the Southern Miss women’s basketball team (10-7, 2-2) snapped UAB’s (14-3, 3-1) seven game win streak Thursday night with a 80-63 win over the Blazers in Bartow Arena.

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  • Northwest Rankin sweeps Madison Central in cold soccer doubleheader

    Northwest Rankin sweeps Madison Central in cold soccer doubleheader

    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:40 PM EST2018-01-19 04:40:07 GMT

    I might have found the coldest sporting event in Mississippi. The Jaguars renewed their rivalry with the Cougars on Thursday.

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    I might have found the coldest sporting event in Mississippi. The Jaguars renewed their rivalry with the Cougars on Thursday.

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  • 16-0 Pearl football receives national honor from MaxPreps

    16-0 Pearl football receives national honor from MaxPreps

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:40 PM EST2018-01-19 00:40:31 GMT

    The MaxPreps Tour of Champions stopped by The Cove. 16 and oh means you get all the trophies and a nice banner. John Perry's crew finished number 63 in the country.

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    The MaxPreps Tour of Champions stopped by The Cove. 16 and oh means you get all the trophies and a nice banner. John Perry's crew finished number 63 in the country.

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  • Pelicans match Warriors for most All-Star Game starters

    Pelicans match Warriors for most All-Star Game starters

    Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    The New Orleans Pelicans dropped to 23-21 Wednesday night while the Golden State Warriors are 37-9 and the defending champions, yet both own two of the 10 starting positions in the NBA's 2018 All-Star Game. 

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    The New Orleans Pelicans dropped to 23-21 Wednesday night while the Golden State Warriors are 37-9 and the defending champions, yet both own two of the 10 starting positions in the NBA's 2018 All-Star Game. 

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  • USM simplifies pricing on football season tickets

    USM simplifies pricing on football season tickets

    Thursday, January 18 2018 5:31 PM EST2018-01-18 22:31:46 GMT
    USM (9-9, 2-3), which saw a two-game winning streak snapped. (Photo source: USM)USM (9-9, 2-3), which saw a two-game winning streak snapped. (Photo source: USM)

    The University of Southern Mississippi announced Thursday prices for 2018 football season tickets.

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    The University of Southern Mississippi announced Thursday prices for 2018 football season tickets.

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  • MSU fans respond to California team's plan to build America's Largest Cowbell

    MSU fans respond to California team's plan to build America's Largest Cowbell

    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:57 PM EST2018-01-18 17:57:48 GMT
    Source: Visalia RawhideSource: Visalia Rawhide

    The Visalia Rawhide are a minor league baseball team located in California. To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Visalia plans to build the largest cowbell in America. Lets just say Mississippi State fans didn't take too kindly to the news.

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    The Visalia Rawhide are a minor league baseball team located in California. To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Visalia plans to build the largest cowbell in America. Lets just say Mississippi State fans didn't take too kindly to the news.

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  • WLBT Sports Extra: Blaine McCorkle on becoming Belhaven football coach

    WLBT Sports Extra: Blaine McCorkle on becoming Belhaven football coach

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:52 PM EST2018-01-18 03:52:53 GMT

    He looks to turn around a program that hasn't had a winning season since 2012.

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    He looks to turn around a program that hasn't had a winning season since 2012.

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  • SWAC Central: Brent & Dixon preview JSU twinbill vs. Grambling

    SWAC Central: Brent & Dixon preview JSU twinbill vs. Grambling

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:44 PM EST2018-01-18 03:44:19 GMT

    We had a pair of Jackson State basketball coaches on the mic Wednesday. The Tigers are 1st place in the SWAC at 6-0. The Lady Tigers are 2nd in conference play at 4-2. JSU hosts Grambling Saturday for a doubleheader.

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    We had a pair of Jackson State basketball coaches on the mic Wednesday. The Tigers are 1st place in the SWAC at 6-0. The Lady Tigers are 2nd in conference play at 4-2. JSU hosts Grambling Saturday for a doubleheader.

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  • Donations keep coming from Vikings fans to Thomas Morstead's foundation

    Donations keep coming from Vikings fans to Thomas Morstead's foundation

    Morstead's effort inspired Vikings fans to donate to his foundation. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Morstead's effort inspired Vikings fans to donate to his foundation. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    It's an ending that's still hard to comprehend. But lost in the aftermath of the Saints chaotic loss to the vikings Sunday was the fact that the Vikings still had to kick the extra point. 

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    It's an ending that's still hard to comprehend. But lost in the aftermath of the Saints chaotic loss to the vikings Sunday was the fact that the Vikings still had to kick the extra point. 

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  • USM duo preparing for NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

    USM duo preparing for NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-01-18 00:04:08 GMT

    USM senior safety Tarvarius Moore and senior defensive end Xavier Thigpen were among 112, draft-eligible players gathering in California this week for preparations for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

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    USM senior safety Tarvarius Moore and senior defensive end Xavier Thigpen were among 112, draft-eligible players gathering in California this week for preparations for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

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  • Brandon's Callie Minshew named Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year

    Brandon's Callie Minshew named Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-01-17 22:38:33 GMT

    The junior had 580 kills, 335 digs, 105 service aces and 97 blocks as Brandon won the Class III State Championship.

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    The junior had 580 kills, 335 digs, 105 service aces and 97 blocks as Brandon won the Class III State Championship.

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  • Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski dies in apparent suicide

    Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski dies in apparent suicide

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:33 PM EST2018-01-17 04:33:29 GMT
    Wednesday, January 17 2018 2:10 PM EST2018-01-17 19:10:30 GMT

    The 21-year-old was discovered in his apartment after he didn't show up for practice Tuesday. He died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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    The 21-year-old was discovered in his apartment after he didn't show up for practice Tuesday. He died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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  • Former Golden Eagles Kirk McCarty, Dylan Burdeaux to host baseball camp

    Former Golden Eagles Kirk McCarty, Dylan Burdeaux to host baseball camp

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:56 PM EST2018-01-17 04:56:09 GMT
    Kirk McCarty (USM). Courtesy: WDAMKirk McCarty (USM). Courtesy: WDAM

    Former Golden Eagles Kirk McCarty and Dylan Burdeaux recently wrapped up their first minor league baseball seasons. After helping lead Southern Miss to a school-record 50 wins last season, the two hope to share some their baseball knowledge this weekend at their inaugural “Formers Teaching Futures” camp. The first camp takes place Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Mississippi Elite in Hattiesburg.

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    Former Golden Eagles Kirk McCarty and Dylan Burdeaux recently wrapped up their first minor league baseball seasons. After helping lead Southern Miss to a school-record 50 wins last season, the two hope to share some their baseball knowledge this weekend at their inaugural “Formers Teaching Futures” camp. The first camp takes place Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Mississippi Elite in Hattiesburg.

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  • Game winning shot rattles out, Ole Miss falls at Texas A&M

    Game winning shot rattles out, Ole Miss falls at Texas A&M

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:44 PM EST2018-01-17 04:44:02 GMT
    Source: SEC NetworkSource: SEC Network

    Tyler Davis scored 20 points, including Texas A&M's final basket, and the Aggies defeated Mississippi 71-69 on Tuesday night for A&M's first victory in Southeastern Conference play this season. The Rebels' Breein Tyree missed a 3-point attempt at the other end that rattled in and out as time expired.

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    Tyler Davis scored 20 points, including Texas A&M's final basket, and the Aggies defeated Mississippi 71-69 on Tuesday night for A&M's first victory in Southeastern Conference play this season. The Rebels' Breein Tyree missed a 3-point attempt at the other end that rattled in and out as time expired.

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  • Thomasville's Reggie Perry named McDonald's All-American

    Thomasville's Reggie Perry named McDonald's All-American

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:03 PM EST2018-01-17 04:03:06 GMT
    Reggie Perry on his signing day  (Source: WALB)Reggie Perry on his signing day (Source: WALB)

    Reggie Perry was selected among the nation's top high school basketball players as a McDonald's All American.

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    Reggie Perry was selected among the nation's top high school basketball players as a McDonald's All American.

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  • One month away from Opening Day in college baseball

    One month away from Opening Day in college baseball

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:02 PM EST2018-01-17 04:02:31 GMT

    It's really cold in Mississippi, so lets warm up with blankets and a glimmer of hope: Tuesday marks one month away from Opening Day in college baseball.

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    It's really cold in Mississippi, so lets warm up with blankets and a glimmer of hope: Tuesday marks one month away from Opening Day in college baseball.

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  • Quinndary's 19 pts, Holman double double help Mississippi State beat Vanderbilt

    Quinndary's 19 pts, Holman double double help Mississippi State beat Vanderbilt

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 10:46 PM EST2018-01-17 03:46:06 GMT
    Source: SEC NetworkSource: SEC Network

    On a bitterly cold night in the Golden Triangle area, the Mississippi State fired up the nets, shooting 48.4 percent from the floor for an 80-62 victory against Vanderbilt Tuesday night at Humphrey Coliseum.

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    On a bitterly cold night in the Golden Triangle area, the Mississippi State fired up the nets, shooting 48.4 percent from the floor for an 80-62 victory against Vanderbilt Tuesday night at Humphrey Coliseum.

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  • Jackson State sweeps Prairie View twinbill, Tigers 6-0 in SWAC

    Jackson State sweeps Prairie View twinbill, Tigers 6-0 in SWAC

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 12:02 AM EST2018-01-16 05:02:26 GMT

    Wayne Brent's crew continued their best conference start in a quarter century.

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    Wayne Brent's crew continued their best conference start in a quarter century.

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  • RITS: Allen drops double-double as Raymond beats Callaway

    RITS: Allen drops double-double as Raymond beats Callaway

    Monday, January 15 2018 11:48 PM EST2018-01-16 04:48:04 GMT

    Shardarrien Allen dropped 25 points and 13 rebounds as the Rangers beat the Chargers 79-73.

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    Shardarrien Allen dropped 25 points and 13 rebounds as the Rangers beat the Chargers 79-73.

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  • RITS: Columbus holds off late Forest Hill rally

    RITS: Columbus holds off late Forest Hill rally

    Monday, January 15 2018 11:44 PM EST2018-01-16 04:44:01 GMT

    Mississippi State signee Robert Woodard had 22 points and 13 rebounds Monday as the Falcons beat the Patriots 49-42.

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    Mississippi State signee Robert Woodard had 22 points and 13 rebounds Monday as the Falcons beat the Patriots 49-42.

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  • RITS: Weatherspoon and Wash shine as Canton beats Olive Branch

    RITS: Weatherspoon and Wash shine as Canton beats Olive Branch

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-01-16 00:34:52 GMT

    Damerius Wash had 25 points, Brandon Weatherspoon 22 as the Tigers won 74-68.

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    Damerius Wash had 25 points, Brandon Weatherspoon 22 as the Tigers won 74-68.

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  • RITS: Jaylen Forbes 5 assists shy of a triple double as Florence beats MRA

    RITS: Jaylen Forbes 5 assists shy of a triple double as Florence beats MRA

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:28 PM EST2018-01-16 00:28:28 GMT

    The state's leading scorer had a great showing on a big stage.

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    The state's leading scorer had a great showing on a big stage.

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  • Saints fans want Brees back in Black and Gold

    Saints fans want Brees back in Black and Gold

    Drew Brees is no longer under contract with the Saints.  (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)Drew Brees is no longer under contract with the Saints. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune)

    After a wild season, Saints fans say there’s no way the team can give up on Drew Brees and they hope No. 9 is back in black and gold no matter the cost.

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    After a wild season, Saints fans say there’s no way the team can give up on Drew Brees and they hope No. 9 is back in black and gold no matter the cost.

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  • Saints fall to Vikings on touchdown pass as time expires

    Saints fall to Vikings on touchdown pass as time expires

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Saints defied the odds by making the playoffs after an 0-2 start, but their march to a Super Bowl ended prematurely with a heart-breaking 29-24 loss to the Vikings in Minneapolis.

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    The Saints defied the odds by making the playoffs after an 0-2 start, but their march to a Super Bowl ended prematurely with a heart-breaking 29-24 loss to the Vikings in Minneapolis.

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  • Davis (48 points, 17 rebounds), Pelicans beat Knicks in OT

    Davis (48 points, 17 rebounds), Pelicans beat Knicks in OT

    Sunday, January 14 2018 6:42 PM EST2018-01-14 23:42:59 GMT
    Monday, January 15 2018 5:26 AM EST2018-01-15 10:26:09 GMT
    Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, leading the New Orleans Pelicans back from 19 points down late in the third quarter to a 123-118 overtime victory over the New York Knicks.More >>
    Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, leading the New Orleans Pelicans back from 19 points down late in the third quarter to a 123-118 overtime victory over the New York Knicks.More >>
  • Fans react to Minnesota Vikings win over New Orleans Saints in division game

    Fans react to Minnesota Vikings win over New Orleans Saints in division game

    Sunday, January 14 2018 11:17 PM EST2018-01-15 04:17:15 GMT

    The big playoff game for the Who Dat Nation ended in a stunning game-winning Vikings touchdown as the clock expired. Fans watching the game at Capitol Grill in Jackson split themselves into two sides at the bar - both with very different moods leading into halftime. 

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    The big playoff game for the Who Dat Nation ended in a stunning game-winning Vikings touchdown as the clock expired. Fans watching the game at Capitol Grill in Jackson split themselves into two sides at the bar - both with very different moods leading into halftime. 

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  • Brent reflects on Jackson State's 5-0 SWAC start

    Brent reflects on Jackson State's 5-0 SWAC start

    Sunday, January 14 2018 7:44 PM EST2018-01-15 00:44:18 GMT

    Even though the Tigers are missing a few key starters, they are still getting the job done.

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    Even though the Tigers are missing a few key starters, they are still getting the job done.

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  • Victoria Vivians drops 21 pts, #3 Mississippi State wins 19th straight game

    Victoria Vivians drops 21 pts, #3 Mississippi State wins 19th straight game

    Sunday, January 14 2018 7:02 PM EST2018-01-15 00:02:08 GMT
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    Victoria Vivians scored 21 points, Teaira McCowan added 19 and No. 3 Mississippi State beat Alabama 75-61 on Sunday. The Bulldogs (19-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) earned its 11th straight win by double digits and now gets a week of rest to prepare for a showdown at No. 6 Tennessee next weekend.

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    Victoria Vivians scored 21 points, Teaira McCowan added 19 and No. 3 Mississippi State beat Alabama 75-61 on Sunday. The Bulldogs (19-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) earned its 11th straight win by double digits and now gets a week of rest to prepare for a showdown at No. 6 Tennessee next weekend.

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  • Jackson State beats Texas Southern in OT for best SWAC start since 1993

    Jackson State beats Texas Southern in OT for best SWAC start since 1993

    Sunday, January 14 2018 12:14 AM EST2018-01-14 05:14:52 GMT

    Maurice Rivers tossed in 26 points, Julian Daughtry scored a career-high 22 and Treshawn Bolden added a double-double to rally Jackson State to an 85-80 overtime victory over Texas Southern on Saturday.

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    Maurice Rivers tossed in 26 points, Julian Daughtry scored a career-high 22 and Treshawn Bolden added a double-double to rally Jackson State to an 85-80 overtime victory over Texas Southern on Saturday.

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  • Ole Miss hands Florida their first SEC loss

    Ole Miss hands Florida their first SEC loss

    Sunday, January 14 2018 12:05 AM EST2018-01-14 05:05:44 GMT
    Source: Ole Miss SportsSource: Ole Miss Sports

    Bruce Stevens scored 22 points, Deandre Burnett added 20, and the Rebels held off Florida for a 78-72 win on Saturday afternoon.

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    Bruce Stevens scored 22 points, Deandre Burnett added 20, and the Rebels held off Florida for a 78-72 win on Saturday afternoon.

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  • WLBT Sports Extra: Tougaloo falls to Xavier in Saturday matchup

    WLBT Sports Extra: Tougaloo falls to Xavier in Saturday matchup

    Sunday, January 14 2018 12:00 AM EST2018-01-14 05:00:08 GMT

    The Bulldogs are now 8-4 overall, 1-1 in conference play.

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    The Bulldogs are now 8-4 overall, 1-1 in conference play.

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  • Mississippi State loses double digit lead, falls to #22 Auburn

    Mississippi State loses double digit lead, falls to #22 Auburn

    Saturday, January 13 2018 10:10 PM EST2018-01-14 03:10:40 GMT

    Bryce Brown scored 23 points, Mustapha Heron and Desean Murray both added 14 and No. 22 Auburn rallied to beat Mississippi State 76-68 on Saturday. Auburn (16-1, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) won its 14th straight game despite trailing by 13 points early in the second half.

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    Bryce Brown scored 23 points, Mustapha Heron and Desean Murray both added 14 and No. 22 Auburn rallied to beat Mississippi State 76-68 on Saturday. Auburn (16-1, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) won its 14th straight game despite trailing by 13 points early in the second half.

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  • Tyree Griffin has 21 pts but Southern Miss falls at Middle Tennessee

    Tyree Griffin has 21 pts but Southern Miss falls at Middle Tennessee

    Saturday, January 13 2018 10:07 PM EST2018-01-14 03:07:32 GMT
    Source: ESPN3Source: ESPN3

    Brandon Walters totaled 19 points and eight rebounds and Giddy Potts added 14 points, seven boards, three assists and two steals to power Middle Tennessee to a 69-49 victory over Southern Miss on Saturday.

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    Brandon Walters totaled 19 points and eight rebounds and Giddy Potts added 14 points, seven boards, three assists and two steals to power Middle Tennessee to a 69-49 victory over Southern Miss on Saturday.

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  • A.J. Mosby drops 23 pts as Alcorn State beats Mississippi Valley

    A.J. Mosby drops 23 pts as Alcorn State beats Mississippi Valley

    Saturday, January 13 2018 10:05 PM EST2018-01-14 03:05:08 GMT
    Source: The Delta NewsSource: The Delta News
    ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) - A.J. Mosby scored 23 points as Alcorn State snapped a five-game skid and picked up its first conference win, beating winless Mississippi Valley State 77-63 on Saturday night. Mosby was 9 of 13 from the field including 5 of 7 from beyond the arc for the Braves (5-13, 1-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Maurice Howard added 20 points off the bench before fouling out. Tyler Carter led the team with six rebounds and five assists in addition to his five points....More >>
    ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) - A.J. Mosby scored 23 points as Alcorn State snapped a five-game skid and picked up its first conference win, beating winless Mississippi Valley State 77-63 on Saturday night. Mosby was 9 of 13 from the field including 5 of 7 from beyond the arc for the Braves (5-13, 1-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Maurice Howard added 20 points off the bench before fouling out. Tyler Carter led the team with six rebounds and five assists in addition to his five points....More >>
  • South Pike beats Florence in clash of Eagles

    South Pike beats Florence in clash of Eagles

    Friday, January 12 2018 11:49 PM EST2018-01-13 04:49:47 GMT

    The Eagles in green (South Pike) start 2-0 in 4A Region 6.

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    The Eagles in green (South Pike) start 2-0 in 4A Region 6.

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  • Brandon and Pearl split hoops doubleheader

    Brandon and Pearl split hoops doubleheader

    Friday, January 12 2018 10:59 PM EST2018-01-13 03:59:08 GMT
    Brandon hosted Pearl Friday night in a rivalry doubleheader.  The Lady Pirates would take the win 46-45. Bulldogs would win the late game, 65-49. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
    Brandon hosted Pearl Friday night in a rivalry doubleheader.  The Lady Pirates would take the win 46-45. Bulldogs would win the late game, 65-49. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Madison Central beats Northwest Rankin in rivalry hoops

    Madison Central beats Northwest Rankin in rivalry hoops

    Friday, January 12 2018 10:46 PM EST2018-01-13 03:46:16 GMT

    The Jaguars led the Cougars by 7 after 1, going on to win 60-56.

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    The Jaguars led the Cougars by 7 after 1, going on to win 60-56.

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  • Moorhead completes 2018 MSU coaching staff with special teams hire

    Moorhead completes 2018 MSU coaching staff with special teams hire

    Friday, January 12 2018 6:53 PM EST2018-01-12 23:53:13 GMT
    Source: Auburn TigersSource: Auburn Tigers

    Mississippi State head football coach Joe Moorhead has finalized his 2018 on-field coaching staff with the addition of Southeastern Conference veteran Scott Fountain as special teams coordinator.

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    Mississippi State head football coach Joe Moorhead has finalized his 2018 on-field coaching staff with the addition of Southeastern Conference veteran Scott Fountain as special teams coordinator.

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  • Jackson State hosts Texas Southern Saturday in SWAC showdown

    Jackson State hosts Texas Southern Saturday in SWAC showdown

    Friday, January 12 2018 6:16 PM EST2018-01-12 23:16:58 GMT
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    Tipoff for Saturday’s games are set for 3:00 p.m. (women) and 5:30 p.m. (men).

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    Tipoff for Saturday’s games are set for 3:00 p.m. (women) and 5:30 p.m. (men).

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  • Lady Eagles pick up first C-USA win

    Lady Eagles pick up first C-USA win

    Friday, January 12 2018 4:28 PM EST2018-01-12 21:28:49 GMT
    The University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles shot 53.6 percent from the floor in the first half Thursday night. (Photo source: USM)The University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles shot 53.6 percent from the floor in the first half Thursday night. (Photo source: USM)
    The University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles shot 53.6 percent from the floor in the first half Thursday night, building a 13-point halftime lead they rode to a 65-50 Conference USA victory over Louisiana Tech University at Reed Green Coliseum. The Lady Eagles (9-7, 1-2 C-USA) picked up its first conference of the season as senior forward Jayla King scored 19 points and sophomore guard Shonte Hailes added 17. “We were fortunate to get a win (Thursday) against a good team...More >>
    The University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles shot 53.6 percent from the floor in the first half Thursday night, building a 13-point halftime lead they rode to a 65-50 Conference USA victory over Louisiana Tech University at Reed Green Coliseum. The Lady Eagles (9-7, 1-2 C-USA) picked up its first conference of the season as senior forward Jayla King scored 19 points and sophomore guard Shonte Hailes added 17. “We were fortunate to get a win (Thursday) against a good team...More >>
  • Saints rookies shatter 'rookie wall'

    Alvin Kamara and the Saints rookie class has not come close to hitting the 'rookie wall' (Source: Mark LaGrange)Alvin Kamara and the Saints rookie class has not come close to hitting the 'rookie wall' (Source: Mark LaGrange)

    They call it the rookie wall It's a theory that NFL rookies wear down and hit a wall as their inaugural seasons wear on. Alvin Kamara is familiar with the term and has enjoyed tearing it down this season.. "Still going. If there was one, I broke it down," Kamara said.  That's the kind of confidence that comes from gaining over 1500 yards from scrimmage. The best part is Kamara's not alone. Nearly his entire class of rookie comrades have shattered that s...

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    They call it the rookie wall It's a theory that NFL rookies wear down and hit a wall as their inaugural seasons wear on. Alvin Kamara is familiar with the term and has enjoyed tearing it down this season.. "Still going. If there was one, I broke it down," Kamara said.  That's the kind of confidence that comes from gaining over 1500 yards from scrimmage. The best part is Kamara's not alone. Nearly his entire class of rookie comrades have shattered that s...

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  • Teams across the state gearing up for 11th annual Rumble in the South

    Teams across the state gearing up for 11th annual Rumble in the South

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:54 PM EST2018-01-12 04:54:30 GMT
    The 11th annual Rumble in the South is set for January 15th. A press conference was held at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School on Thursday for players and coaches.  Canton's head coach, Evans Russell, said he's excited to represent the metro.  "It's a great honor for our team to be invited to play in a game like this. We're going to play against what's supposed be the best team in Mississippi," Russell said. "It's a challenge for us. We're taking...More >>
    The 11th annual Rumble in the South is set for January 15th. A press conference was held at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School on Thursday for players and coaches.  Canton's head coach, Evans Russell, said he's excited to represent the metro.  "It's a great honor for our team to be invited to play in a game like this. We're going to play against what's supposed be the best team in Mississippi," Russell said. "It's a challenge for us. We're taking...More >>
  • Last-second FTs doom Bulldogs, fall 68-67 to Co-Lin

    Last-second FTs doom Bulldogs, fall 68-67 to Co-Lin

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:44 PM EST2018-01-12 04:44:25 GMT

    A pair of Copiah-Lincoln free throws with 0.4 seconds left sunk Mississippi Gulf Coast, with the Bulldogs falling 68-67 at the Weathers/Wentzell Center. Keevon Oney (Fr, Gulfport/Gulfport) sank a bucket with 3.4 seconds left to give Gulf Coast a one-point lead, but Co-Lin’s Jonathan Floyd hustled the ball up the sideline and drew a foul near halfcourt. 

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    A pair of Copiah-Lincoln free throws with 0.4 seconds left sunk Mississippi Gulf Coast, with the Bulldogs falling 68-67 at the Weathers/Wentzell Center. Keevon Oney (Fr, Gulfport/Gulfport) sank a bucket with 3.4 seconds left to give Gulf Coast a one-point lead, but Co-Lin’s Jonathan Floyd hustled the ball up the sideline and drew a foul near halfcourt. 

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  • Lady Bulldogs fall to Co-Lin 63-49

    Lady Bulldogs fall to Co-Lin 63-49

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:40 PM EST2018-01-12 04:40:06 GMT

    Mississippi Gulf Coast fell behind early, and the Lady Bulldogs could never claw back into the game in a 63-49 loss to Copiah-Lincoln at the Weathers/Wentzell Center. 

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    Mississippi Gulf Coast fell behind early, and the Lady Bulldogs could never claw back into the game in a 63-49 loss to Copiah-Lincoln at the Weathers/Wentzell Center. 

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  • Golden Eagles drop 3rd conference game to UAB

    Golden Eagles drop 3rd conference game to UAB

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:38 PM EST2018-01-12 04:38:30 GMT
    Southern Miss lost to UAB 86-75 in Birmingham, Alabama.  The Golden Eagles drop to 9-9, 2-3 (C-USA).  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
    Southern Miss lost to UAB 86-75 in Birmingham, Alabama.  The Golden Eagles drop to 9-9, 2-3 (C-USA).  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
  • #3 MSU tops Ole Miss in Starkville, 76-45

    #3 MSU tops Ole Miss in Starkville, 76-45

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:18 PM EST2018-01-12 04:18:12 GMT
    Mississippi State topped Ole Miss 76-45 in Starkville.  Rebels lead the all-times series 63-31, but the Bulldogs have won 16 of the last 19. Tonight marked 11 wins in a row in Starkville.  MSU's Teaira McCowan had a game-high 25 points. The Bulldogs shot 53 percent from the field and limited the Rebels to only 27 percent. State's record improves to 18-0, 4-0 (SEC). Ole Miss drops to 11-6, 1-3 (SEC). Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
    Mississippi State topped Ole Miss 76-45 in Starkville.  Rebels lead the all-times series 63-31, but the Bulldogs have won 16 of the last 19. Tonight marked 11 wins in a row in Starkville.  MSU's Teaira McCowan had a game-high 25 points. The Bulldogs shot 53 percent from the field and limited the Rebels to only 27 percent. State's record improves to 18-0, 4-0 (SEC). Ole Miss drops to 11-6, 1-3 (SEC). Copyright 2018 WLBT. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Proceeds from the Jonathan Holder Baseball Camp benefit two cancer patients

    Proceeds from the Jonathan Holder Baseball Camp benefit two cancer patients

    Thursday, January 11 2018 9:17 AM EST2018-01-11 14:17:42 GMT

    New York Yankees pitcher and Gulfport native Jonathan Holder is hosting a baseball camp Saturday at St. Patrick High School for players aged 7 to 19-years-old.

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    New York Yankees pitcher and Gulfport native Jonathan Holder is hosting a baseball camp Saturday at St. Patrick High School for players aged 7 to 19-years-old.

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  • Evans, Gasol lead Grizzlies over Pelicans 105-102

    Evans, Gasol lead Grizzlies over Pelicans 105-102

    Thursday, January 11 2018 7:42 AM EST2018-01-11 12:42:39 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Tyreke Evans scored 28 points, including a pair of free throws with 5.9 seconds left that helped the Memphis Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Pelicans 105-102 on Wednesday night.

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    After a poor defensive performance in the first quarter, the Memphis Grizzlies turned up the pressure all the way until the last minute.

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  • Brees looking for efficiency against the Vikings stingy D

    Brees looking for efficiency against the Vikings stingy D

    The Saints hope an efficient offense means a win in Minnesota. Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8The Saints hope an efficient offense means a win in Minnesota. Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8

    In the Saints first meeting against the Vikings in week one, a 29-19 loss, the Black and Gold's offense didn't get many opportunities to light up the scoreboard. 

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    In the Saints first meeting against the Vikings in week one, a 29-19 loss, the Black and Gold's offense didn't get many opportunities to light up the scoreboard. 

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  • Kenny Gainwell signs with Memphis

    Kenny Gainwell signs with Memphis

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 11:05 PM EST2018-01-11 04:05:12 GMT

    Yazoo County quarterback, Kenny Gainwell signed his letter of intent to play at the University of Memphis. The senior quarterback amassed an amazing season for the panthers, rushing for 1,791 yards and scoring over 29 touchdowns. He also threw for 1,108 yards and 10 touchdowns. But he isn't to Memphis to be throwing the ball much this season. Instead, the future Tiger will be utilizing his speed and talent on a different part of the offense.  "My position at Memphis wi...

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    Yazoo County quarterback, Kenny Gainwell signed his letter of intent to play at the University of Memphis. The senior quarterback amassed an amazing season for the panthers, rushing for 1,791 yards and scoring over 29 touchdowns. He also threw for 1,108 yards and 10 touchdowns. But he isn't to Memphis to be throwing the ball much this season. Instead, the future Tiger will be utilizing his speed and talent on a different part of the offense.  "My position at Memphis wi...

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  • Makeup of Saints and Vikings different since Week 1 matchup

    Makeup of Saints and Vikings different since Week 1 matchup

    Adrian Peterson was still a Saints in week 1. (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)Adrian Peterson was still a Saints in week 1. (Source: Edwin Goode, FOX 8)

    In the Saints week one matchup with the Vikings, a 29-19 loss, some of the makeup of the Black and Gold is not the same as today. Adrian Peterson got 6 carries, and he later got traded. Coby Fleener scored the only touchdown for the Saints, and he's now on injured reserve.  "They're a way different team than the first time, and so are we. I watched them throughout the season, and I think they've been doing really good. We'll have our hands full," said Vikings running b...

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    In the Saints week one matchup with the Vikings, a 29-19 loss, some of the makeup of the Black and Gold is not the same as today. Adrian Peterson got 6 carries, and he later got traded. Coby Fleener scored the only touchdown for the Saints, and he's now on injured reserve.  "They're a way different team than the first time, and so are we. I watched them throughout the season, and I think they've been doing really good. We'll have our hands full," said Vikings running b...

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  • Ridgeland splits rivalry hoops doubleheader at Germantown

    Ridgeland splits rivalry hoops doubleheader at Germantown

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 11:48 PM EST2018-01-10 04:48:18 GMT

    District play tipped off Tuesday around the Magnolia State. It was rivalry night off I-55.

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    District play tipped off Tuesday around the Magnolia State. It was rivalry night off I-55.

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  • Malik Newman drops 27 pts as #12 Kansas beats Iowa State

    Malik Newman drops 27 pts as #12 Kansas beats Iowa State

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 11:38 PM EST2018-01-10 04:38:53 GMT
    Source: Kansas JayhawksSource: Kansas Jayhawks

    He tacked on 8 rebounds, 2 blocks, 2 assists, and a steal as #12 Kansas beat Iowa State 83-78.

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    He tacked on 8 rebounds, 2 blocks, 2 assists, and a steal as #12 Kansas beat Iowa State 83-78.

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  • JA beats Prep in double OT thriller, 54-49

    JA beats Prep in double OT thriller, 54-49

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 11:19 PM EST2018-01-10 04:19:35 GMT
    Jackson Academy beat Jackson Prep in double overtime Tuesday night.  Final score: 54-49. Michael Barber (JA) led the game with 20 points and 9 rebounds.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved .More >>
    Jackson Academy beat Jackson Prep in double overtime Tuesday night.  Final score: 54-49. Michael Barber (JA) led the game with 20 points and 9 rebounds.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved .More >>
  • Vikings ready for their dome-field advantage against the Saints

    Vikings ready for their dome-field advantage against the Saints

    Stefon Diggs hauled in two touchdowns for the Vikings against the Saints in week 1. Source: Nola.comStefon Diggs hauled in two touchdowns for the Vikings against the Saints in week 1. Source: Nola.com
    When the Saints arrive here in Minneapolis on Saturday, the low could hit -12 degrees.  That's why they have U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings are 7-1 here, with a 6-game wining streak.  "New Orleans is a heck of a football team. I really think playing at U.S. Bank Stadium with our fans, and the crowd noise. Brees trying to change his protections, the audibles he makes at the line of scrimmage. I think that will play well into our hands," said Vikings Head Coach...More >>
    When the Saints arrive here in Minneapolis on Saturday, the low could hit -12 degrees.  That's why they have U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings are 7-1 here, with a 6-game wining streak.  "New Orleans is a heck of a football team. I really think playing at U.S. Bank Stadium with our fans, and the crowd noise. Brees trying to change his protections, the audibles he makes at the line of scrimmage. I think that will play well into our hands," said Vikings Head Coach...More >>
  • Jackson native Marlon Hairston selected to U.S. National Team January Camp

    Jackson native Marlon Hairston selected to U.S. National Team January Camp

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 7:27 PM EST2018-01-10 00:27:12 GMT
    Source: Denver PostSource: Denver Post

    A Jackson native is a step closer to playing for his country.

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    A Jackson native is a step closer to playing for his country.

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  • Mississippi State finishes #19 in final AP Top 25

    Mississippi State finishes #19 in final AP Top 25

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 11:33 AM EST2018-01-09 16:33:01 GMT

    They’re one of five SEC teams ranked.

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    They’re one of five SEC teams ranked.

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  • Alabama rides wave in 26-23 OT thriller against Georgia

    Alabama rides wave in 26-23 OT thriller against Georgia

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 5:45 PM EST2018-01-03 22:45:10 GMT
    Tuesday, January 9 2018 2:27 AM EST2018-01-09 07:27:58 GMT

    Tua Tagovailoa finds DeVonta Smith for a 41-yard touchdown pass to win the game in OT.

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    Tua Tagovailoa finds DeVonta Smith for a 41-yard touchdown pass to win the game in OT.

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  • MSU and USM honored on Freshman All-American Team

    MSU and USM honored on Freshman All-American Team

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 12:03 AM EST2018-01-09 05:03:24 GMT

    Jace Christmann and Racheem Boothe were selected.

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    Jace Christmann and Racheem Boothe were selected.

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  • National Championship featured MACJC flavor

    National Championship featured MACJC flavor

    Monday, January 8 2018 11:50 PM EST2018-01-09 04:50:49 GMT
    Source: ESPNSource: ESPN

    You had Hinds and Gulf Coast alums in Atlanta in Javon Wims and Isaiah Buggs.

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    You had Hinds and Gulf Coast alums in Atlanta in Javon Wims and Isaiah Buggs.

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  • Jackson State rallies to beat Southern, Tigers 4-0 in SWAC

    Jackson State rallies to beat Southern, Tigers 4-0 in SWAC

    Monday, January 8 2018 11:43 PM EST2018-01-09 04:43:48 GMT
    Source: WAFBSource: WAFB

    The Tigers rallied from 13 down with 16 minutes to go to beat Southern 65-61. Maurice Rivers, Lemmie Howard, and Julian Daughtry were all in double figures in the victory.

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    The Tigers rallied from 13 down with 16 minutes to go to beat Southern 65-61. Maurice Rivers, Lemmie Howard, and Julian Daughtry were all in double figures in the victory.

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  • USM basketball unbeaten at home, looks to improve on the road

    USM basketball unbeaten at home, looks to improve on the road

    Monday, January 8 2018 9:12 PM EST2018-01-09 02:12:40 GMT
    USM basketball is 7-0 at home this season. Courtesy: WDAMUSM basketball is 7-0 at home this season. Courtesy: WDAM

    The Golden Eagles’ ten-point win over UTSA on Saturday improved their record to 9-8. USM’s ninth win of last season did not come until February 25. That experience a year ago gave the Eagles perspective and is paying dividends this season. “All the guys got to experience going through those tough times together so it makes us closer,” said USM junior guard Cortez Edwards.

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    The Golden Eagles’ ten-point win over UTSA on Saturday improved their record to 9-8. USM’s ninth win of last season did not come until February 25. That experience a year ago gave the Eagles perspective and is paying dividends this season. “All the guys got to experience going through those tough times together so it makes us closer,” said USM junior guard Cortez Edwards.

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  • Saints win nail-biter over the Panthers to advance in playoffs

    Saints win nail-biter over the Panthers to advance in playoffs

    Ted Ginn, Jr. hauled an 8-yard touchdown pass from Drew Brees. Source: Mark LaGrangeTed Ginn, Jr. hauled an 8-yard touchdown pass from Drew Brees. Source: Mark LaGrange

    For the first time since 2013, the Saints won in the postseason, beating NFC South rival Carolina, 31-26. 

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    For the first time since 2013, the Saints won in the postseason, beating NFC South rival Carolina, 31-26. 

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  • McCowan drops 31 points and 20 rebounds as #3 MSU moves to 17-0

    McCowan drops 31 points and 20 rebounds as #3 MSU moves to 17-0

    Sunday, January 7 2018 8:30 PM EST2018-01-08 01:30:01 GMT

    A 12-0 run to end the first half helped lift the No. 5/3 Mississippi State women’s basketball team to an 83-70 victory over LSU in Southeastern Conference women’s basketball action Sunday afternoon at Maravich Assembly Center. The Bulldogs improved to 17-0 for the third time in four seasons.

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    A 12-0 run to end the first half helped lift the No. 5/3 Mississippi State women’s basketball team to an 83-70 victory over LSU in Southeastern Conference women’s basketball action Sunday afternoon at Maravich Assembly Center. The Bulldogs improved to 17-0 for the third time in four seasons.

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  • Southern Miss remains unbeaten at home, topping UTSA 93-83

    Southern Miss remains unbeaten at home, topping UTSA 93-83

    Saturday, January 6 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-01-07 04:46:36 GMT
    Southern Miss beats conference foe UTSA 93-83. Golden Eagles are now 9-8, 2-2 in Conference USA play. USM also holds a perfect record at home this season. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
    Southern Miss beats conference foe UTSA 93-83. Golden Eagles are now 9-8, 2-2 in Conference USA play. USM also holds a perfect record at home this season. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Both JSU teams beat Alcorn to stay perfect in SWAC play

    Both JSU teams beat Alcorn to stay perfect in SWAC play

    Saturday, January 6 2018 11:42 PM EST2018-01-07 04:42:04 GMT
    Double header in Lorman on Saturday.  Both the men's and women's teams of Jackson State beat Alcorn State to stay perfect in conference play. \ Men's score: 60-55  Women's score: 74-51 Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
    Double header in Lorman on Saturday.  Both the men's and women's teams of Jackson State beat Alcorn State to stay perfect in conference play. \ Men's score: 60-55  Women's score: 74-51 Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Ole Miss comes back to top Mississippi State 64-58

    Ole Miss comes back to top Mississippi State 64-58

    Saturday, January 6 2018 11:32 PM EST2018-01-07 04:32:30 GMT
    The Rebels (8-6) hosted the Bulldogs (13-1) Saturday night at The Pavilion.  Ole Miss trailed Mississippi State 34-28 at the half, but Andy Kennedy's squad bounced back in the second half to take the win.  Final score: 64-58. Ole Miss has won 8 of the last 9 against Mississippi State.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
    The Rebels (8-6) hosted the Bulldogs (13-1) Saturday night at The Pavilion.  Ole Miss trailed Mississippi State 34-28 at the half, but Andy Kennedy's squad bounced back in the second half to take the win.  Final score: 64-58. Ole Miss has won 8 of the last 9 against Mississippi State.  Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Blaine McCorkle named Belhaven football coach

    Blaine McCorkle named Belhaven football coach

    Saturday, January 6 2018 2:00 PM EST2018-01-06 19:00:38 GMT

    An Education graduate and four-year football letterman at Louisiana State University (LSU), McCorkle comes to Belhaven from the University of Delaware, where he most recently served as Offensive Line Coach.  His collegiate coaching career spans 19 years..

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    An Education graduate and four-year football letterman at Louisiana State University (LSU), McCorkle comes to Belhaven from the University of Delaware, where he most recently served as Offensive Line Coach.  His collegiate coaching career spans 19 years..

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  • Richland falls to Florence 73-54

    Richland falls to Florence 73-54

    Saturday, January 6 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-01-06 05:17:49 GMT
    Richland falls to Florence 73-54. Click on the video above for highlights. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
    Richland falls to Florence 73-54. Click on the video above for highlights. Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Pearl loses to Biloxi at home 69-45

    Pearl loses to Biloxi at home 69-45

    Saturday, January 6 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-01-06 05:08:39 GMT

    Pearl Pirates looked to take advantage of their home court, but the Pirates couldn't hold back the barrage of Indian shooters. Biloxi's Dontavius Proby and the tribe were quick on their breakaways and layups. The lead never changed and they went on to top the Pirates 69-45.

    Copyright 2018 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.

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    Pearl Pirates looked to take advantage of their home court, but the Pirates couldn't hold back the barrage of Indian shooters. Biloxi's Dontavius Proby and the tribe were quick on their breakaways and layups. The lead never changed and they went on to top the Pirates 69-45.

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