Alcorn State hands Jackson State first SWAC loss

November 17, 2013 in News, Sports

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — John Gibbs Jr. threw for 275 yards and three touchdowns as Alcorn State finished their season with a 48-33 win over Jackson State Saturday. Alcorn State […]

J-S-WHEW wakes up at halftime to defeat Prairie View

October 4, 2012 in News, Sports

By Tim Ward

Sports Writer

On a rainy, soggy day that forced the Sonic Boom to perform halftime in the stands, Jackson State snapped out of a first half trance to blowout Prairie View 34 to 13. That’s the ending. The beginning, was more like the previous week, two quarters with no points.

A little over 6500 people braved the elements to watch JSU look lethargic and uninspired to begin the game.

Dedric McDonald started the game but wasn’t the same quarterback who led three fourth quarter touchdowns just seven days ago. He seemed to be pressing….

Jackson State disappoints fans in home opener

September 27, 2012 in News, Sports

By Tim Ward

Sports Writer

After being on the road to open the season for three consecutive weeks, JSU played their first home game in front of an announced crowd of over 20,000. Low numbers since the last time Southern came to Jackson. Saturday’s (Sept. 22) game against Southern was a great example of how Tiger fans are feeling. Let me explain. At this point in the season, die hard fans expected to be at least 2 & 2 after Saturday, not 1 & 3.

Let’s break it down. First game, Mississippi State, yeah right….

Jackson St. faces Texas Southern next

September 13, 2012 in Local Sports, National Sports, News, Sports, Statewide News

Jackson State’s 0-2 start hasn’t taken any of the fire out of coach Rick Comegy.

During Monday’s press conference, the usually reserved Comegy came out firing when asked about the Saturday’s SWAC opener at Texas Southern.