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John Hendrick

Jackson State University did not have to look far to find its 20th head football coach. The team took the interim tag off John Hendrick in November and will keep ...

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Jeffery Simmons

People had high expectations for Jeffery Simmons as a five-star recruit out of Noxubee County High School.

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'Between the Pines' Tackles Mississippi Sports History

When brothers Jon and Henry Wiener founded Bash Brothers Media, it seemed like a no-brainer to produce feature sports documentaries, Jon says.

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Noah Johnson

Noah Johnson, a redshirt junior quarterback from Tampa, Fla., led the ASU squad down the field at the start of the third quarter with a touchdown.

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Jordan Johnson

Running back Jordan Johnson left JSU's 34-28 win over Prairie View A&M University with a lower leg injury on Nov. 3, but before the injury, Johnson was having a great ...

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Nick Mullens

Quarterback Nick Mullens left the University of Southern Mississippi owning most of the school's passing records. He is the career leader in passing yards for the Golden Eagles with 11,994 ...

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Patrick Shegog

Compounding problems for the Delta State University Statesmen in the 2018 season was senior quarterback Breck Ruddick's injury in the second game, which forced Delta State to turn to true ...

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Tony Hughes

Tony Hughes has not found a quick fix for the Jackson State University football program since becoming the 19th head coach in school history in December 2015.

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De’Shawn Waller

The Braves needed to find another running back to give the team the same results on offense this season. Junior college transfer De’Shawn Waller is starting to become that complement ...

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Wilbert Montgomery

Football talent runs deep in the Montgomery family of Greenville, Miss. While some football fans would not consider Wilbert Montgomery to be the most talented brother, he is without a ...

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Jack Abraham

In three games this season, Abraham has completed 77 of 107 passes for 1,048 yards with 10 touchdowns and three interceptions. He has a 72-percent pass completion rates, and he ...

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Christian Jacquemin

Before coming to Jackson State University, senior kicker Christian Jacquemin went to Coral Reef High School in Miami, where he played soccer before his high-school coach encouraged him to try ...

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Kylin Hill

A new coaching staff at Mississippi State University offered a fresh start for sophomore running back Kylin Hill.

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Scottie Phillips

University of Mississippi running back Scottie Phillips proved his ranking against the Texas Tech Red Raiders, running his way into the school record book.

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Blazing a New Belhaven Trail

When head coach Hal Mumme left to become offensive coordinator at Jackson State University, Belhaven University needed to find a new leader for its football program. The Blazers found one ...

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Keytaon Thompson

The pressure of starting the season for Mississippi State University will fall to sophomore quarterback Keytaon Thompson.

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A.J. Brown

University of Mississippi wide receiver A.J. Brown is getting love from nearly everywhere this offseason. It should be expected after he put up one of the best single-season receiver performances ...

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College Football Preview 2018: The Smalls

Alcorn State should have a reload season instead of a rebuild. The Braves have 11 Preseason All-SWAC players. Only Grambling State University had more selections.

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College Football Preview 2018

Whether you are routing for the Mississippi State University Bulldogs to come out as top dog or for the Millsaps College Majors to score a major victory this season, this ...

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Charles McClelland

On Aug. 13, 2018, the SWAC Council of Presidents announced that it had selected the conference's new leader, Charles McClelland. The Jackson, Miss., native and Callaway High School graduate is ...

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Cam Akers

One of the biggest bright spots for the Seminoles season came from Clinton, Miss., in the form of Cam Akers. The highly recruited freshman running back came out of Clinton ...

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Robert Brazile

Linebacker Robert "Dr. Doom" Brazile's football career has earned him honors in quite a few halls of fame.

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Billy Brewer

Former University of Mississippi head football coach Homer Ervin "Billy" Brewer lived long enough to find out he would be inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame this year. ...

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P.J. Simmons

If the Alcorn State University Braves want to win a fifth-straight division title, senior running back P.J. Simmons will have to live up to his lofty new title as this ...

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Ozzie Albies

Four Atlanta Braves have been named to the 2018 All-Star Game, including former Mississippi Braves star Ozhaino "Ozzie" Albies, who made the National League team as a reserve second baseman.

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Billy Kinard

Former University of Mississippi football coach and star athlete Billy Kinard died on June 30, 2018, at the age of 84 in his home at Fort Payne, Ala., after an ...

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Tori Bowie

Tori Bowie became an instant star at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The Sandhill, Miss., native took home three medals in her first time on the United States team.

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Jordan Westburg

Jordan Westburg's success at the plate is not the only thing to grab him media attention this season. During a Tallahassee Regional game on June 3, he grabbed a banana ...

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Ashley Robinson

Jackson State University is hoping that Ashley Robinson, the school's new vice president and athletic director, will repeat the success he earned while at Prairie View A&M University.

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Elijah MacNamee

With two outs, MSU outfielder Elijah MacNamee stepped to the plate and blasted a no-doubt walk-off home run to give his team a 3-2 win. The victory eliminated FSU from ...

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Nick Fortes

The Rebels dropped their opener against Auburn University on May 23, losing 3-9. Like most of his teammates in that first game, junior catcher Nick Fortes struggled at the plate ...

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Mike Slive

Mike Slive, former commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, died in Birmingham, Ala., on May 16 at the age of 77.

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Zack Shannon

Historically, Delta State University has fielded one of the top baseball teams at the Division II level. Last season, the Statesmen reached the Division II NCAA College World Series behind ...

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Mia Davidson

Mississippi State University catcher Mia Davidson became the third Bulldog in program history to receive the title of SEC Freshman of the Year on Tuesday, May 8. She is the ...

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Raylin Dixon

Raylin Dixon and her team won the 4x200 relay at the Jackson Public Schools Middle School Track and Field Championship, and she sprinted to second place in the 200-meter, though ...

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Marcus Davenport

The New Orleans Saints moved from the 27th pick to the 14th pick so it could draft University of Texas-San Antonio defensive end Marcus Davenport.

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Tomekia Reed

On Monday, April 16, JSU named Tomekia Reed, the former head coach at Hinds Community College in Utica, as the Tigers' new head coach.

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Yolett McPhee-McCuin

On April 4, the University of Mississippi announced the hiring of a new women's head coach, Yolett McPhee-McCuin, 34, who spent the last five seasons at Jacksonville University and oversaw ...

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Alexia Harmon

Mississippi College infielder Alexia Harmon put on a superb performance at the plate against Union University over the course of their recent series March 30 and March 31.

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Dante Scott

Athletes from teams that don't win much do not normally receive honors, but MVSU forward Dante Scott earned the votes of head coaches and sports information directors with his play ...

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Tom Benson

New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson died of the flu on Thursday, March 15, at the age of 90.

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Drew Brees

New Orleans entered this offseason, much like many in the past years, with one major question: "What will happen with quarterback Drew Brees?" Fans got their answer on March 13 ...

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Blair Schaefer

Senior guard Blair Schaefer, daughter of MSU head coach Vic Schaefer, is one of the three finalists for the award, which is the top women's basketball player in our state ...

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Luke Reynolds

The start of the 2018 college baseball season was a long wait for Luke Reynolds. The current University of Southern Mississippi third-baseman hadn't played in a college game in two ...

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Andy Kennedy

Andy Kennedy couldn't have picked a worse time to have what looks to be his first losing season as the University of Mississippi men's basketball coach. Before this season, his ...

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Korey Robertson

Greenwood, Miss., native Korey Robertson is the lone player selected from the University of Southern Mississippi in the draft and free agency.

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Taylor Hughes

Don't expect the Braves to give up their crown easily, since Alcorn State boasts the 2018 SWAC Preseason Player of the Year, first-baseman Taylor Hughes.

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Shonte Hailes

The University of Southern Mississippi women's basketball team is hoping to make its second consecutive appearance in the postseason, and sophomore guard Shonte Hailes is helping lead the way.

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Fletcher Cox

In the divisional round, the Eagles found ways to control the Atlanta Falcons' offense. One of the biggest reasons for Philadelphia holding the Falcons to just 10 points was defensive ...

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Maurice Rivers

The JSU Tigers have righted the ship since entering 2018 and are currently on a four-game winning streak. One bright spot throughout the season has been forward Maurice Rivers.

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