By Tim Ward Sports Writer Mark Zuckerberg did it again. Only this time he doesn’t know it. What started out as a facebook status has now turned into a kickball league. Sonja Stamps mentioned wanting to play kickball on her facebook page. She has a friend who is a part of a kickball league in […]
Professional Golfer Roland Thatcher, center, and team win the Pro-Am with a 22 under Par during the PGA Tour True South Classic Wednesday, July 18, in Madison, Miss. at Annandale. Pro-Am winners included from left, Socrates Garrett, Pat Vivler, Luke Abney and Lance Davis.
By Tim Ward Sports Writer Unlike other sports, baseball still drafts players fresh out of high school. Most of the time it takes them some years to make it up to the major league baseball team, but they are paid as they continue their maturation for the pros. Baseball has a “farm” system. Basically, they […]
By Tim Ward Sports Writer The buzz around Alcorn State University football hasn’t been the same since the late Steve McNair ran around the reservation. Sure there has been a moment or two, but nothing to really hold onto for an entire season. Well Braves fans and alumni, bring out your tomahawks because Alcorn has […]
From The Mississippi Link Newswire OXFORD – For the 10th time in the history of the program, the Ole Miss men’s tennis team will host the NCAA first and second rounds at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center May 12-13. The Rebels are the No. 13 seed in the NCAA 64-team bracket. Coming to Oxford for the […]
COLUMBUS – (AP) Mississippi University for Women may bring sports back to the school. The Commercial Dispatch reports that MUW president Jim Borsig plans to name a committee to explore the issue and report back by the fall. If the response is positive, Borsig says he’ll have another committee examine the academic and financial ramifications […]
From The Chicago Sun-Times Lacy was from Coahoma County, Miss. Lacy J. Banks was an unconventional pioneer. He was a trailblazer as the first African-American sportswriter for the Sun-Times, a job that led him to cover seven world championships involving Chicago teams. He was a Baptist preacher for nearly 60 years, too, a side of […]
STARKVILLE – Arnett Moultrie was throwing down alley-oop dunks. Dee Bost was draining jumpers and dishing out assists. Brian Bryant was slashing through the lane and finishing at the rim. It was a nearly perfect performance that reminded Mississippi State coach Rick Stansbury much more of January than February and the result was a 79-59 […]