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State/Region Sports

Southern Miss surges past Alcorn with big second half

HATTIESBURG — The 2019 season opener started as well as it could have for Southern Miss. The final result was exactly what it wanted. Everything ... Read more

by newsengin, Sunday, September 1, 2019 1:46 am

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JUCO football roundup: Hinds stuns No. 1 East Mississippi; Coahoma upsets No. 4 Jones

RAYMOND — The 2019 Mississippi junior college football season started with a shocker.

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by newsengin, Friday, August 30, 2019 2:52 pm

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Four top prospects leave the M-Braves for Triple-A Gwinnett

PEARL — The Mississippi Braves were reminded of a harsh fact of life in minor league baseball — success comes with a cost.

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by newsengin, Monday, August 5, 2019 4:52 pm

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Southern Miss begins preseason practice

HATTIESBURG — A small action can put into motion things that can produce much larger or even momentous outcomes.

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by newsengin, Friday, August 2, 2019 5:04 pm

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MHSAA moving basketball championship games out of Jackson

The Mississippi High School Activities Association is making major changes to the format of its state basketball tournament.

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by newsengin, Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:08 pm

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SWAC coaching legend, Brookhaven native Houston Markham, Jr. dies at 75

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Houston Markham, Jr., the football coach who helped turn Vicksburg’s Rosa A. Temple into a state power in the 1960s before becoming ... Read more

by newsengin, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 7:03 pm

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Alcorn picked to win SWAC’s East Division — again

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alcorn State is still the beast in the East.

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by newsengin, Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:42 pm

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Southern Miss puts five on All-Conference USA list

DALLAS — At the unofficial start of the 2019 college football season, Southern Miss is tied for first place in Conference USA in at least ... Read more

by newsengin, Monday, July 15, 2019 8:03 pm

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Delta State hires Gulf Coast’s Batts as baseball head coach

CLEVELAND, Miss. — After five seasons at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Rodney Batts is returning to his alma mater as Delta State University’s head ... Read more

by newsengin, Wednesday, July 3, 2019 6:01 pm

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Mississippi State enthusiastic as 2019-20 basketball team takes shape

July is about as far from college basketball season as a program can get in either direction. That hasn’t stopped Mississippi State’s men’s team from ... Read more

by newsengin, Wednesday, July 3, 2019 6:00 pm

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Nine months after brain surgery, Pontotoc’s Taylor Hughes is in Miss Mississippi Pageant

As a newcomer to a world where experience often equals success, Taylor Hughes might not be one of the favorites to win the Miss Mississippi ... Read more

by newsengin, Thursday, June 20, 2019 4:55 pm

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Mississippi State and Vanderbilt postponed until Wednesday

OMAHA, Neb. — Mississippi State and Vanderbilt will wait an extra day — hopefully — to walk in the Nebraska sun.

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by newsengin, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:26 pm

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Bulldogs making a habit of late-inning comebacks

It was an unlikely, improbable ninth-inning rally with a couple of bizarre and memorable plays resulting in a win for Mississippi State.

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by newsengin, Monday, June 17, 2019 5:53 pm

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Common ties bind College World Series coaches

The college baseball coaching fraternity, particularly at its elite levels, is pretty small. Most coaches know each other, at least on a professional level, well ... Read more

by newsengin, Friday, June 14, 2019 6:46 pm

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Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel to start for M-Braves on Saturday

PEARL — A former Cy Young award winner will make a pit stop in Pearl on his way back to the big leagues.

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by newsengin, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:50 pm

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Bulldogs embrace status as favorites for Starkville Regional

When they got within one win of the College World Series championship round last season, Mississippi State was a freewheeling underdog relying on pluck and ... Read more

by newsengin, Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:00 pm

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Southern Miss, Arizona State clash for first time in regional

Southern Miss and Arizona State have never played each other in baseball, but took a similar road to make their first meeting happen.

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by newsengin, Thursday, May 30, 2019 7:56 pm

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Former US Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81

Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who served seven terms and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has died. ... Read more

by newsengin, Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:48 am

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Mississippi State earns No. 6 national seed for NCAA Tournament

One portion of the road to Omaha will take the long way through Starkville.

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by newsengin, Monday, May 27, 2019 7:13 pm

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Southern Miss headed to Baton Rouge for regional

With an RPI ranking in the low 50s and not a lot of quality wins on its resumé, Southern Miss knew its only path to ... Read more

by newsengin, Monday, May 27, 2019 7:07 pm

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Southern Miss wins C-USA Tournament to earn NCAA berth

BILOXI — Southern Miss baseball coach Scott Berry figured his Golden Eagles would have to win this week’s Conference USA Tournament to earn a spot ... Read more

by newsengin, Sunday, May 26, 2019 10:17 pm

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Delta State’s season ends with loss in super regional

From staff reports

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by newsengin, Saturday, May 25, 2019 7:30 pm

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