STARKVILLE I’ve been at this sports writing thing for a while now, but never have I covered a game quite like Mississippi State’s 51-50 victory over Arkansas on Saturday night. It was the wildest contest I have covered in my career. This game seemed to have it all – big leads blown, a missed extra […]

Thumbs Up The Bulldogs finished with 631 yards of offense, which was the most generated in school history in an SEC game. MSU scored on its first five drives and also final three full possessions. Beniquez Brown blocked a potential game-winning 29-yard field goal with 39-seconds remaining. Thumbs Down The Bulldogs turned the ball over […]

Thumbs Up Chad Kelly passed for two scores, ran for two more and had no turnovers. Ole Miss didn’t let LSU tailback Leonard Fournette dominate the game and didn’t let Tigers quarterback Brandon Harris beat them deep. Thumbs Down Jaylen Walton fumbled on a kick return twice, the second setting up an LSU touchdown. Pass […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal BALDWYN – Baldwyn’s season was less than a quarter from over. Marquavious Patterson clearly didn’t want that to happen. Baldwyn’s senior fullback took a snap and physically carried Calhoun City tacklers half of the 12 yards he ran to the Wildcats’ 43-yard line. It produced the go-ahead score in Baldwyn’s […]

Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Cam Newton threw a career-high five touchdowns passes, and the Carolina Panthers improved to 10-0 with a 44-16 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Newton completed 21 of 34 passes for 246 yards and threw TD passes to five different receivers as Carolina stretched its regular-season win streak to […]

Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. – Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard had one message for his team: Keep the ball out of Stefan Moody’s hands. The Pirates did so, limiting the high-scoring guard to a season-low 13 points on the way to a 75-63 victory over Ole Miss on Sunday to take fifth place at the […]

By Aaron Beard AP Basketball Writer SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Gavin Ware scored 25 points to help Mississippi State beat Missouri State 84-70 on Sunday in the seventh-place game at the Puerto Rico Tipoff. Freshman Malik Newman added 14 points to lead the Bulldogs (2-3), who salvaged a win out of the trip to […]

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Iowa moved to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, taking advantage of the first losses by Ohio State and Oklahoma State to slip in behind No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama. Notre Dame is fourth and Oklahoma is fifth. • AP Top 25 […]

Mississippi State's Beniquez Brown celebrates after blocking an Arkansas field goal-attempt late in the game to seal the win. (AP Photo/Samantha Baker)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Things looked bleak for Mississippi State, clinging to a one-point lead as Cole Hedlund lined up for a 29-field goal with 46-seconds left on Saturday night. But Beniquez Brown busted through to block the attempt and preserved a 51-50 victory for the Bulldogs. MSU’s offense produced 631 […]