Sports | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Sports

Subscribe

Tease photo Person of the Day

Tristan Jarrett

It has been a long road for Jackson State guard Tristan Jarrett to get to this point. The former All-West Tennessee Boys Basketball Player of the Year ended his time ...

Tease photo Person of the Day

Matt Corral

Matt Corral accounted for five touchdowns, including a go-ahead 91-yard touchdown strike to Elijah Moore in the fourth quarter, as Mississippi rallied to defeat South Carolina 59-42 on Saturday night.

Tease photo Person of the Day

Marquiss Spencer

One of MSU's biggest defensive stands came from Marquis Spencer in the fourth quarter. The senior defensive end made back-to-back big plays when the Bulldogs needed it most.

Tease photo Person of the Day

Lindsey Hunter

Current Mississippi Valley State University head coach Lindsey Hunter is set to be inducted into the 2021 calls of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.

Tease photo Person of the Day

W.C. Gorden

On Friday, October 23, Jackson State University announced that legendary former head coach W.C. Gorden passed away. Gorden is the winningest coach in JSU football history. He was 90 years ...

Tease photo Sports

New Sporting Association Sweeps through Jackson

Quidditch is not only a real, full-contact sport that is popular on college campuses, but it is also alive in Jackson.

Tease photo Person of the Day

Scotty Walden

In Jay Hopson's place, co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Scotty Walden was named the interim coach for the University of Southern Mississippi football team after Hopson left.

Tease photo Person of the Day

Jarod “Snoop” Conner

Jarod Conner, also known as “Snoop” on the UM roster, didn’t have the fastest start to the 2020 season. Against the University of Florida, Conner ran the ball eight times ...

Tease photo Sports

Frank Gore, Jr.

Against the Mean Green, USM rushed for 202 yards as a team with freshman running back Frank Gore, Jr. leading the way with 130 yards. It has been rough for ...

Tease photo Education

USM Trombonist Livestream and Sports Safety Conference, MSU Revised 2021 Spring Calendar

Brass faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi will partner with virtuoso trombonist Wycliffe Gordon to conduct a live streaming event on Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. Gordon is a ...

Tease photo Person of the Day

Nick Mullens

Former University of Southern Mississippi quarterback Nick Mullens got his chance in the limelight against the New York Giants this past Sunday. The former USM star didn’t disappoint in his ...

Tease photo Person of the Day

K.J. Costello

MSU has five quarterbacks on the current roster, but the one who perhaps has the best chance to start is former Stanford University quarterback K.J. Costello.

Tease photo Person of the Day

Deion Sanders

Currently the offensive coordinator at Trinity Christian School-Cedar Hill in Texas, Deion Sanders is taking his first head coaching job at Jackson State University.

Tease photo Person of the Day

Jackson Public Schools Showcase

In mid-August, Jackson Public Schools cancelled fall sports including high-school football, meaning that players would be on their own as they tried to seek opportunities at playing college football.

Tease photo Person of the Day

Jay Hopson

University of Southern Mississippi head coach Jay Hopson resigned after his team lost the season opener to the University of South Alabama.

Previous