UConn, Irish, Louisville, Miss St top seeds in women’s NCAAs

March 12, 2018 in Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — UConn is back in a familiar place — the No. 1 overall seed in the women’s basketball NCAA Tournament. Joining the Huskies as top seeds are […]

Women’s basketball: South Carolina wins SEC title, hands Mississippi State first loss

March 5, 2018 in Sports

Associated Press A’ja Wilson helped eighth-ranked South Carolina become the first Southeastern Conference women’s program to win four consecutive tournament titles Sunday, snapping the nation’s longest winning streak at 32 […]

William, Mississippi State women earn 1st Final Four berth

March 27, 2017 in Sports

By CLIFF BRUNT OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Morgan William gave her late stepfather the ultimate tribute. The 5-foot-5 point guard scored a career-high 41 points and second-seeded Mississippi State upset […]

Florida hires Stricklin to follow Foley as athletic director

September 28, 2016 in Sports

GAINESVILLE, Florida (AP) — Florida hired Scott Stricklin as its athletic director Tuesday, giving him a six-year deal worth $1.076 million annually, and said Jeremy Foley will remain on the […]

Mississippi State’s Bully mascot settles with ESPN

July 18, 2016 in Sports

ABERDEEN, Mississippi (AP) — A former Mississippi State University cheerleader has settled her wrongful injury case with ESPN for an undisclosed sum. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Michaela Mills was dressed […]

After death, Mississippi State warns off stadium trespassers

May 10, 2016 in Sports

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi State University officials are warning people not to trespass in the school’s football stadium after a 21-year-old student fell through […]

2 universities launch joint Miss. health partnership

April 19, 2016 in Health

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi State and the University of Mississippi Medical Center have launched a new partnership aimed at addressing the state’s health care challenges. A news release from […]

Chiefs sign Mississippi State track standout to deal

March 21, 2016 in Sports

KANSAS CITY (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs signed Mississippi State track and field standout Tautvydas Kieras on Friday, even though the projected linebacker never played football for the Bulldogs. […]