State/Region Sports

QB battle defines Bulldogs’ preseason

STARKVILLE (AP) — The first question for Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead following the Bulldogs’ initial preseason practice ...

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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 ...

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Offseason hype over, Metcalf looks to make an impact with Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Because of the position he plays, his slide during the NFL draft and the ...

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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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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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East Mississippi CC football player killed in car wreck

QUITMAN (AP) — One East Mississippi Community College football player was killed and two others injured in a ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Vanderbilt sends Mississippi State to losers’ bracket of College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After being constantly reminded for more than a week about his no-hitter in the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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Southern Miss wallops Arizona State

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Storme Cooper has played sparingly this season for Southern Miss. Now that he’s ...

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Mississippi State subdues stubborn Southern U.

STARKVILLE (AP) — What was supposed to be a smooth ride turned into a battle for survival for ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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, ...

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