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Ashley Robinson

A year into his job as athletic director at Jackson State University, Ashley Robinson has been looking forward to implementing his plans to advance the athletics department.

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Hunter McEachern

With the 2019 season approaching, Belhaven University quarterback Hunter McEachern has a chance to rewrite the school record book for passing. The quarterback begins his senior season after setting the ...

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Detric Hawthorn

Collins, Miss., native Detric Hawthorn leads the Choctaws' option attack and will be in his second year on offense. Mississippi College ended up as the top rushing team in the ...

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Racheem Boothe

This season, Racheem Boothe could become the next defensive star at USM. If he has a sensational year, he could follow in the footsteps of former Golden Eagle linebacker Jamie ...

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Noah Johnson

Leading Alcorn State into the season is SWAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year quarterback Noah Johnson. The quarterback is also the SWAC Preseason First-Team All-SWAC choice of the head ...

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Rockey Felker

While growing up in Jackson, Tenn., Rockey Felker often spent his Saturdays listening to Mississippi State University football. It started a love for MSU that Felker carries to this day ...

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James Coleman

Though James Coleman is stepping down as athletic director for Tougaloo College, he is merely just slowing down a little, he says. Coleman has spent the last 33 years as ...

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Rodney Batts

After five seasons at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Rodney Batts is returning to his alma mater as Delta State University's head baseball coach.

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Derrick Ponder

One thing that would help the Jackson State University Tigers rise back to the top of the SWAC East division this season would be junior quarterback Derrick Ponder's play.

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Lindsey Hunter

The Mississippi Valley State University Delta Devils hired former Jackson State University and NBA star Lindsey Hunter to restore the luster of its basketball programs.

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Marshall Gilbert

Marshall Gilbert turned a mostly forgettable night at the plate into a memorable one.

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Terence Davis: Improving NBA Draft Stock

Former University of Mississippi guard Terence Davis is using the process in the run up to the NBA draft to show scouts around the league all the skills he could ...

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Ethan Small: Breakout Pitcher

In the long and bright history of Mississippi State University baseball, it might be hard to find a player with a bigger breakout season than redshirt junior Ethan Small.

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Keith Carter

The University of Mississippi has picked former basketball standout Keith Carter to be its interim athletic director.

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Tommy Stevens

College athletes are using a rule the NCAA passed in 2006 that allows players who have graduated to transfer to a different college team. One player to take advantage is ...