HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Jay Hopson was an assistant coach for Southern Mississippi when the program was the envy of most mid-major schools in the country. Now he’s returning to try and duplicate that success […]
The Mississippi Link Newswire Alcorn State University’s search for a new head women’s basketball coach concluded with a seasoned individual with extensive college coaching experience, most recently as the head women’s coach at Wiley College […]
LORMAN, Mississippi (AP) — John Gibbs, Jr. threw a touchdown pass and ran for another to lead Alcorn State to a 56-16 rout of Southern on Saturday night. Austin Howard connected with Justin Morgan for […]
LORMAN, Mississippi (AP) — Darryan Ragsdale threw for one touchdown and rushed for two more as Alcorn State rolled to a 55-7 win over Virginia Lynchburg on Saturday. Ragsdale got the Braves off to a […]
STARKVILLE, Mississippi – (AP)— Mississippi State quarterback Tyler Russell has a concussion and is doubtful for Saturday’s game against Alcorn State.
Coach Dan Mullen announced Russell’s status on Monday. The quarterback left last Saturday’s 21-3 loss to No. 13 Oklahoma State in the third quarter after taking a hit to the head. […]
The Alcorn family congratulates civil rights icon Myrlie Evers for being honored with the National Urban League Civil Rights Award. Mrs. Evers, who serves as Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at Alcorn State University, accepted the award at the 2013 National Urban League Conference held July 24-27, 2013, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
“We are extremely proud for Professor Myrlie Evers for adding another coveted award to her array of honors,” stated Alcorn President M. Christopher Brown II. “We are grateful for everything Mrs. Evers is doing for the nation and for her invaluable contribution as faculty at Alcorn.” […]
Lillie B. Ayers, who became the lead plaintiff in Mississippi’s college desegregation lawsuit after the death of her husband, Jake Ayers, died Sunday at her home in Glen Allan in Washington County. She was 85.
Henry Ayers, Lillie Ayers’ son, said his mother died of complications from bone cancer.
Funeral services are pending. […]
Marquiz Baker scored 27 points and Alcorn State held on to beat Mississippi Valley State 72-67 Saturday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game.
LeAntwan Luckett added 19 points and five assist for Alcorn State (6-14, 4-1).
MVSU (1-13, 1-3) shot just 34.6 percent (9 for 26) in the first half and Baker scored 21 points in the period as Alcorn State led at halftime 36-24. […]
News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land Woman was likely intoxicated A woman from the Leeville community was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck by a train Tuesday night. Forrest County […]