Mississippi State won its third consecutive game over Georgia State 82-60 on Sunday. The Bulldogs were sparked by three true freshmen – Lamar Peters, Schnider Herard and Mario Kelger. That trio spoke with the media after the game about their success along with head coach Ben Howland.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD — After a home split with Middle Tennessee and Memphis last week Ole Miss is No. 33 in the ESPN college basketball RPI rankings. Ratings Percentage Index is key element used by the NCAA to determine at-large bids to the tournament. It will fluctuate more in this early part […]


By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State fans getting new televisions for Christmas can put them to good use the next morning. The Bulldogs will meet Miami (Ohio) in the St. Petersburg Bowl at 10 a.m. CT on Dec. 26 at Tropicana Field. MSU extends its bowl streak to seven straight years and […]

By Blake Morgan Daily Journal After a loss in the Class 2A state championship two years ago, Calhoun City sophomore defensive end Tripp Macon told his teammates and coaches the team would win one his senior year. He believed his sophomore teammates were special and with enough experience Calhoun City could win the state championship […]

By David Wheeler Daily Journal So far, the 2016-17 basketball seasons for the Itawamba and Northeast basketball teams have been about answering questions, and learning to play together. And no North Division games in the MACJC – until today. Both schools play their lone division game of the season this side of Christmas today – […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – On Monday, Mississippi State freshman guard Lamar Peters was suspended for oversleeping a 6 p.m. game against Northwestern State. Since then, Peters has posted back-to-back double-figure games for the Bulldogs off the bench, including a career-high 24 in an 82-60 victory over Georgia State on Sunday. “I guess […]

Daily Journal, wire reports Southern Miss is headed to a bowl game for the second year in a row after a four-season drought. The Golden Eagles meet Louisiana-Lafayette in the New Orleans Bowl at 8 p.m. on Dec. 17. Both teams are 6-6. “I am extremely proud of the 2016 Golden Eagle football team and […]

Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. – Derek Carr threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns to rally the Oakland Raiders to their biggest comeback in 16 years with a 38-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. After falling behind 24-9 following touchdowns on the first two drives of the second half for Buffalo (6-6), the […]

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Alabama will play Washington and Ohio State is set to face Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinals. The selection committee stayed with the same top four as it had going into championship weekend, leaving out Penn State even though the Nittany Lions won the Big Ten […]