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Mississippi State visits Sun Belt's South Alabama
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Mississippi State is venturing into unfamiliar territory for its latest nonconference game. The Bulldogs (2-0) visit Sun Belt Conference team South Alabama for the first time on...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cole Byrd's field goal helps No. 5 Bobcats beat Bears, 31-29
Cole Byrd’s 28-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter helped the 5th-ranked Jones County Junior College Bobcats to a 31-29 victory over the Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears here T...
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PREP SPORTS JR WEEK ONE PHOTOS
Ellisville faced off with Sharon in Flag Football action last week Calhoun took on Glade Pee Wee teams faced off Sharon and Shady Grove battled out a contest
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twenty-two former Ole Miss Rebels make opening-day NFL rosters
OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss has a huge presence in the NFL again this year with 22 former Rebels on opening-day NFL rosters, including such stars as two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning and seven-time ...
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Prescott named Manning Award Star of the Week
Starkville, Miss. – After joining Johnny Manziel and Jay Cutler as the only SEC quarterbacks since 1996 to throw four-plus passing touchdowns and rush for over 100 yards in a single game, Mississip...
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Core emerges as WR threat for No. 14 Mississippi
DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer Mississippi has one of the most prolific receivers in the Southeastern Conference though two games. It's just not the guy the Rebels — or opposing defenses — expected...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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USM's Acosta recognized for his performance against Alcorn St.
College football’s top kicking award, the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award presented by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission, recognizes three of the top kickers each week from FBS divisi...
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MSU announces the death of legendary 'Voice of the Bulldogs' Jack Cristil
With a 58-year association with MSU, Cristil was the second-longest tenured college radio play-by-play announcer in the nation at the time of his 2011 retirement due to health problems.
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Southern Miss holds off Alcorn State 26-20
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Southern Miss had to sweat out a 26-20 victory over lower-tier subdivision, intrastate rival Alcorn State Saturday night. But when a program has celebrated just one win ov...
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third-quarter explosion keys No. 9 Bobcats past Itawamba
The 9th-ranked Jones County Junior College Bobcats were involved in a tight tussle with the Itawamba Community College Indians here Saturday night at Bobcat Stadium/Sim Cooley Field. But JCJC score...
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No. 14 Mississippi tops Louisiana-Lafayette 56-15
DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Bo Wallace's first throw was perfect — a 25-yard strike that Vince Sanders caught in stride for a big gain. Mississippi's senior quarterback was ...
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mississippi St rolls past South Alabama
LOGAN LOWERY MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The first sellout in South Alabama's six years as a football program was not enough to upset Southeastern Conference opponent Mississippi State. The Bulldogs eclips...
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobcat soccer teams whip Co-Lin
The Jones County Junior College soccer teams enjoyed a big evening here at Copiah-Lincoln Soccer Field. Souleymane Diakite had five goals and an assist as the men’s team whipped the Wolves, 7-1. Ea...
Sep 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vikings' Adrian Peterson accused of child abuse
DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Pro Football Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his ...
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Many obstacles stand in Rice's path to a comeback
EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer It's an enduring fact of life in the NFL: If a player has talent, a team will find a place for him, no matter how bad his off-the-field profile might be. Ray Rice is...
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FCAHS looking for first win; PCS to tangle with Richton
The FCAHS Aggies find themselves in a peculiar spot: on a two-game losing streak. Don't expect them to stay there long. FCAHS has a rich history of winning, and head coach Lee Sullivan will have hi...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bobcats move up to No. 5 in latest NJCAA rankings
The Jones County Junior College Bobcats are rated No. 5 in the nation, according to the latest NJCAA poll. Head coach David Thornton’s Bobcats made the leap from No. 9 to No. 5 after last week’s 35...
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NCAA lifts Penn State's postseason ban
RALPH D. RUSSO, Associated Press MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press Penn State is back in the bowl business. The NCAA on Monday lifted the on-the-field sanctions placed on the Penn State football team...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ravens cut RB Ray Rice after release of video
DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released showing the running back str...
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Miss. State, LSU set for 6 p.m. kickoff on September 20
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Smith earns second consecutive SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week honor
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Despite being a 6-foot-6, 270-pound lineman, Smith is tied for the FBS lead in 2014 with two interceptions.
Ole Miss’ Cliff Coleman tabbed SEC Defensive Player of the Week
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Rebel senior had a pick-six in dominating 41-3 win over Vanderbilt
this week's highlights
Friday's Football Scores
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The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Amory 33, New Albany 28 Baldwyn 55, Belmont 14 Bastrop, La. 42, Clarksdale 7 Bay Springs 19, Heidelberg 0 Bay St. Louis 39, Long Beach 28 Bayou Aca. 53, West Memp...