College football preview: 5 things you need to know about Mississippi Valley

August 18, 2014 in Sports

ITTA BENA, Mississippi (AP) — Rick Comegy has built his coaching career by resurrecting struggling programs like Tuskegee and Jackson State. The 60-year-old might be in for his biggest challenge […]

Jackson State fires football coach Rick Comegy after 8 seasons

December 19, 2013 in News, Sports

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Jackson State fired football coach Rick Comegy on Wednesday after eight seasons. Comegy had a 55-35 record during his tenure and he led the Tigers to […]

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…

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.

Jackson State falls Mississippi State 56-9

September 4, 2012 in News, Sports, Statewide News

Jackson State coach Rick Comegy chose to look at Saturday night’s 56-9 loss to Mississippi State as a learning experience for his team.

Mississippi State cruised to a big win in front a seventeenth-consecutive sellout home crowd in each team’s opener.

JSU Names McCall Offensive Coordinator

June 13, 2012 in Local Sports, National Sports, News, Sports, Statewide News, Top Stories

From The Mississippi Link Newswire JACKSON – Jackson State University head football coach Rick Comegy has named Derrick McCall to serve as offensive coordinator. The 2012 season marks McCall’s fifth […]