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No. 10 Miss St women drop 1st non-SEC home game since 2014

Dec. 8, 2019 6:54 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — More than five years had passed since Mississippi State had lost a game at Humphrey Coliseum to a team outside of the SEC. That 45-game winning streak came to a screeching halt Sunday. Boosted by a dominant rebounding performance and helped by Mississippi State’s rough free...

Louisiana Tech beats Mississippi State 74-67

Dec. 5, 2019 11:17 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Daquan Bracey had 16 points and Amorie Archibald added 15 to lead Louisiana Tech to a 74-67 win over Mississippi State on Thursday. Isaiah Crawford, Derric Jean and Kalob Ladoux all finished with 10 points for Louisiana Tech (6-2). "We knew coming here that we were going to play a...

Longtime Mississippi community college president to retire

Dec. 5, 2019 4:36 AM EST

RAYMOND, Miss. (AP) — The longest-serving community college leader in Mississippi history says he will retire June 30. Hinds Community College President Clyde Muse announced his plans Wednesday to the board of trustees. Muse became president July 1, 1978 of what was then called Hinds Junior College, the...

Ware carries skills from US Navy to Starkville Utilities

Nov. 30, 2019 12:06 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Thomas Ware can draw direct parallels between his careers with the U.S. Navy, Bryan Foods and Starkville Utilities. Measurement is key in working with spices, as he did at Bryan Foods, and with pipes, as he did on the U.S.S. Sierra and currently does at the Starkville Wastewater...

Missing man found dead in Mississippi’s Lowndes County

Nov. 29, 2019 12:46 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A body found in a vehicle off Highway 45 Alternate in Mississippi has been identified as a missing Starkville man. The Commercial Dispatch reports Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant confirmed 31-year-old Richard "Cory" Baughn was found by Lowndes County sheriff’s deputies...

Gee whiz: Peeing dog celebration costs Ole Miss in Egg Bowl

Nov. 29, 2019 1:00 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi flushed away a golden chance at the Golden Egg. Luke Logan missed a 35-yard extra point after Ole Miss receiver Elijah Moore was penalized for celebrating a touchdown by crawling and pretending to urinate like a dog, and Mississippi State escaped with a 21-20 victory...

Mississippi teen faces murder charge in parking lot shooting

Nov. 27, 2019 2:52 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi teenager has been charged as an adult following a deadly shooting. Starkville police on Wednesday told local news outlets they have arrested 16-year-old Aviante Jordan and charged him with murder in the Tuesday death of 23-year-old Laterrence McCarter. McCarter was...

Egg Bowl matchup features two productive rushing attacks

Nov. 27, 2019 2:16 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The Egg Bowl will likely be decided by which team best runs the ball — Mississippi or Mississippi State. That shouldn’t come as a surprise since both teams rely heavily on their rushing attacks. Ole Miss (4-7, 2-5 SEC) has rushed for 261.5 yards per game and leads all...

Mississippi State’s bowl streak in jeopardy against Ole Miss

Nov. 26, 2019 2:30 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Bragging rights aren’t the only thing on the line for Mississippi State at this year’s Egg Bowl. The Bulldogs (5-6, 2-5 Southeastern) need a win Thursday over rival Mississippi (4-7, 2-5) to become eligible for a 10th straight bowl appearance. "Kids are aware of it,"...

Stevens leads Mississippi State over Abilene Christian 45-7

Nov. 24, 2019 12:39 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State got a rare late-season break from SEC play on Saturday and took advantage of the opportunity. Tommy Stevens had two touchdown passes and ran for another as Mississippi State defeated Abilene Christian 45-7 on Saturday. Stevens had 165 yards passing and 88 yards...