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Mississippi State's Benardrick McKinney celebrates with the Golden Egg trophy after last season's 17-10 overtime win in Starkville.

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Dan Mullen has been part of a lot of rivalry games during previous coaching stints at Syracuse, Notre Dame, Bowling Green, Utah and Florida. But none of those games measure up to the intensity of the annual instate Egg Bowl between Mississippi State and Ole Miss. “I’m fortunate […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss linebacker D.T. Shackelford says the mental makeup for the Rebels is good as they try to move past a 30-0 loss by welcoming their in-state rival. A game that once looked to have championship implications – SEC and national – for both teams only has those […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State expects to have “Bear Force One” back in service this week. The Bulldogs leading receiver De’Runnya Wilson was cleared to play and dressed for the Vanderbilt game last weekend but did not play due to injury. “He didn’t practice much during the week,” said MSU coach […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Every player who suited up for Ole Miss at Arkansas will suit up against Mississippi State. That’s what Rebels coach Hugh Freeze is hoping for, and that’s how he described his team’s health with a passing reference to injuries Monday afternoon. Among the wounded are quarterback Bo Wallace […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State coach Rick Ray hoped to see several of his first-year players take advantage of their opportunity against Division II foe Clayton State Monday night. But instead, the Bulldogs sputtered to a 59-46 home victory. “I’m disappointed with the way our guys approached this game,” Ray said. […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal The Egg Bowl will have its crowd. Hardcore hoops fans have their event. And it’s the biggest event to assemble in North Mississippi, if not all of Mississippi. The two-day, second annual Lighthouse Thanksgiving Classic, named one of the country’s must-watch tournaments by MaxPreps, tips on Friday at Corinth High […]

JACKSON (AP) – Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott and Ole Miss cornerback Senquez Golson are among the 10 finalists for the C Spire Conerly Trophy, which is awarded to the state’s top college football player. Each school in the state is allowed to nominate one player for the award. The other nominees are: Mississippi Valley […]

By John Zenor AP Sports Writer TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Auburn players have delighted in the frequent replays of the final play of last year’s Iron Bowl. At Alabama, Chris Davis’s last-play return of a missed field goal remains a sore subject. Whether it causes heartache or elation, it’s been hard to escape the play that […]

Associated Press Mississippi State’s women are ranked for the first time in five years. The Bulldogs (4-0) entered this week’s Associated Press poll at No. 25. They’re coming off a preseason WNIT championship, captured Sunday with an 88-77 win over Western Kentucky. MSU also beat then-No. 17 West Virginia during the tournament. The last time […]