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MSU hopes to respond to biggest test

Posted 9/16/2014 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- The biggest opportunity of the season has arrived for Mississippi State's football team. After three weeks of dominating non-conference opponents, MSU will open Southeastern Conference play at 6 p.m. Saturday at No. 8 LSU, a team that has won the past 14 meetings in the series dating back to 1999.

 

 

Saban reminds Crimson Tide about legacy being built

Posted 9/16/2014 in College Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban made sure his players knew they'll always be remembered for 2014. Good, bad, or great. No. 3 Alabama will be judged more for Florida than Florida Atlantic, Ole Miss than Southern Mississippi and the finish rather than the start.

 

 

MSU's Smith makes history with award

Posted 9/16/2014 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State defensive end Preston Smith's reign of dominance among Southeastern Conference defensive linemen continues.

 

 

Tigers pose first test for Bulldogs

Posted 9/15/2014 in College Sports

MOBILE, Ala. -- The Mississippi State football team hasn't been challenged three weeks into the season. The Bulldogs opened the campaign with easy victories against Southern Mississippi and Alabama-Birmingham, and the story was no different Saturday, when MSU finished its early season non-conference stretch with a 35-3 victory against Sun Belt Conference member South Alabama.

 

 

LSU hopes dominant defense carries over to SEC

Posted 9/15/2014 in College Sports

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Cornerback Tre'davious White sees evidence that the LSU football team's defense can maintain its recent suffocating form at 6 p.m. Saturday when it plays host to Mississippi State in its Southeastern Conference opener. No. 8 LSU hasn't allowed a point for nearly 10 quarters and has posted consecutive shutouts for the first time in nearly three decades.

 

 

SEC Roundup: Florida survives Kentucky in triple overtime

Posted 9/14/2014 in College Sports

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Matt Jones plunged across the goal line, and before he could even get to his knees, was mobbed by teammates.

 

 

MSU moves to 3-0 with rout of South Alabama

Posted 9/14/2014 in College Sports

MOBILE, Ala. -- Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott saw a sliver of daylight, and that was all he needed.

 

 

Rebels run all over Ragin' Cajuns

Posted 9/14/2014 in College Sports

OXFORD -- Bo Wallace's first throw was perfect -- a 25-yard strike that Vince Sanders caught in stride for a big gain.

 

 

Crimson Tide starts slow in blowout

Posted 9/14/2014 in College Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Blake Sims passed, ran and confidently staked his claim as the leader of No. 3 Alabama's offense.

 

 

Fast start, accuracy by Wallace lead Ole Miss past ULL

Posted 9/14/2014 in College Sports

OXFORD -- Ole Miss senior quarterback Bo Wallace completed his first 14 passes for three touchdowns and a stingy Ole Miss defense forced four turnovers, including an interception return for touchdown by senior defensive back Senquez Golson, to propel Ole Miss to a 56-15 non-conference victory over Louisiana-Lafayette in front of an announced crowd of 60,937 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

 

 

MSU Sidebar: Smith continues dominance for MSU defense

Posted 9/14/2014 in College Sports

MOBILE, Ala. - For two weeks in a row, MSU defensive end Preston Smith has won the Southeastern Conference's Defensive Lineman of the Week Award. With his performance on Saturday, Smith apparently didn't want to surrender his grip on the award without a fight. Smith, who played a part in defensive touchdowns in each of the first two games, made his biggest impact by rushing the passer at South Alabama.

 

 

William learning to use quickness at point

Posted 9/12/2014 in College Sports

Editor's Note: The Mississippi State women's basketball team welcomes five freshmen to a program that is poised to capitalize on its trip last season to the quarterfinals of the Women's National Invitation Tournament. Today, The Dispatch will introduce you to Morgan William. For each of the next three weeks, The Dispatch will introduce you to a freshman.

 

 

No. 1 EMCC rolls past Coahoma

Posted 9/12/2014 in College Sports

CLARKSDALE -- The East Mississippi Community College football program boasted perhaps the state's best defense last season. This season's Lions are following that lead. Top-ranked EMCC allowed 1 yard per rush, forced three turnovers, and blocked another punt for a score in an 83-7 rout of Coahoma C.C. in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges North Division opener for both teams Thursday night at James E. Miller Stadium.

 

 

MSU will stick with quarterback rotation

Posted 9/12/2014 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- There's an adage in college football that goes something like, "If a team has two quarterbacks, it really doesn't have a quarterback."

 

 

Alabama having success getting to quarterback

Posted 9/12/2014 in College Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama offensive tackle Austin Shepherd would rather not try to single out the toughest guy on his own defense to block so he starts rattling off their attributes instead.

 

 

Correro has fond memories of Cristil

Posted 9/12/2014 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- In 1979, John Correro was a spotter working on Mississippi State's football broadcasts when he was asked to move into the booth as color analyst alongside legendary play-by-play broadcaster Jack Cristil. At the time, Cristil had been on the microphone for MSU sports for 26 years, and he would continue in the same position for 32 more years.

 

 

5 for Inside for Mississippi State-South Alabama

Posted 9/12/2014 in College Sports

5 for Inside for Mississippi State-South Alabama

 

 

Brown, McWilliams Dudley to be inducted to MSU Sports Hall of Fame

Posted 9/12/2014 in College Sports

STARKVILLE -- Former Mississippi State student-athletes Rickey Brown and Tiffany McWilliams Dudley will be inducted into the MSU Sports Hall of Fame Oct. 4 when the football plays host Texas A&M, the MSU athletic department announced Thursday.

 

 

Core has emerged as threat for Rebels

Posted 9/12/2014 in College Sports

The Ole Miss football team has one of the most prolific receivers in the Southeastern Conference though two games. It's just not the guy the Rebels -- or opposing defenses -- expected. Little-known Cody Core has emerged as the premier deep threat for No. 14 Ole Miss (2-0), which is preparing for its home opener against Louisiana-Lafayette (1-1) on Saturday.

 

 

Longtime Ole Miss radio personality Sandroni dies

Posted 9/12/2014 in College Sports

OXFORD -- The Ole Miss Rebel family has lost one of its all-time greats. Stan Sandroni, 64, passed away of a heart attack late Wednesday night.

 

 

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