Grambling’s second half comeback tops Alcorn 27-20 in SWAC Championship

December 8, 2016 in Sports HOUSTON – In a tale of two halves, the Alcorn State University football program jumped out to a 17-0 lead at the intermission, but Grambling State came back to […]

JSU Tigers fall to Grambling in home opener

September 22, 2016 in Sports

The Mississippi Link Newswire The Jackson State football team looked to pick up its first win of the season, but the Tigers were unable to “Protect their House” (the team’s […]

Legendary Grambling coach Eddie Robinson’s widow, Doris, dies at 96

September 18, 2015 in Obituaries, Sports

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Doris Robinson, the widow of longtime Grambling State University football coach Eddie Robinson, died Wednesday after a brief illness, the north Louisiana university said in a […]

Grambling overcomes Mississippi Valley 38-23 — and sprinkler malfunction

November 7, 2014 in Sports

ITTA BENA, Mississippi (AP) — Johnathan Williams threw three second-quarter touchdown passes and Grambling State rallied to beat Mississippi Valley State 38-23 on Thursday night for its seventh straight victory. […]

No opponent, no problem: Jackson State celebrates homecoming after Grambling forfeits

October 22, 2013 in News, Sports, Top Stories

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Grambling’s decision not to travel to Jackson State for Saturday’s football game did not stop the homecoming festivities on the Mississippi campus.

The music was blaring, the barbecue roasting and there were good times all around outside of Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. It looked like a typical JSU homecoming celebration, complete with 70-degree weather, a parade and — of course — a performance by the school’s popular marching band, the Sonic Boom of the South.

There was everything except a football game…