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WEEK 12: MS Farm Bureau Ins. Co. Scoreboard Show

By Will East | November 2, 2018

It was yet another thrilling week of high school football across the Magnolia state. 6A, 5A, and 1A closed out the regular season while 4A, 3A, 2A and MAIS schools were in playoff mode. Next week’s playoff matchups: 6A North Warren Central at Horn Lake South Panola at Starkville Madison Central at Oxford Tupelo at … Continue reading “WEEK 12: MS Farm Bureau Ins. Co. Scoreboard Show”

Eight Observations From Ole Miss Hoops’ Exhibition Win Over Fayetteville State

By Brian Scott Rippee | November 2, 2018

The Kermit Davis Era tipped off with a 101-52 exhibition win over Fayetteville State on Friday night. The Rebels open the regular season next Saturday at home against Western Michigan.  Here are eight observations from the win. Ball Movement: Ole Miss moved the basketball fluidly and efficiently for most of the game. That, along with … Continue reading “Eight Observations From Ole Miss Hoops’ Exhibition Win Over Fayetteville State”

Ole Miss Receives Appeals Ruling: Bowl Ban Stands, Recruiting Visit Limitations Overturned

By Brian Scott Rippee | November 1, 2018

Ole Miss has finally reached the end of its 6-year saga with the NCAA. The university announced on Thursday it has received a ruling from the Infractions Appeals Committee, lifting the unofficial recruiting visits restrictions but upholding the 2018 postseason ban. According to the IAC, the Committed on Infractions overstepped in assigning the unofficial visits … Continue reading “Ole Miss Receives Appeals Ruling: Bowl Ban Stands, Recruiting Visit Limitations Overturned”

Thunder & Lightning: Is This Mississippi State’s Best Defense Ever?

By Brian Hadad | October 31, 2018

Mississippi State’s defense may be the best in the country this season, but is it better than the legendary 1999 unit? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman give their thoughts on two dominant groups, plus The Crootin’ Song means there’s a new commitment for Coach Joe Moorhead.

MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Studies the Science of Turnovers

By Brian Hadad | October 31, 2018

If there has been an overriding theme this year in the media’s conversations with Mississippi State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop, it is his belief that his unit needs to be creating more turnovers. Even though the Bulldogs rank in the top ten in most defensive catergories, they have been unable to come up with a … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Studies the Science of Turnovers”

Ole Miss Hoops Gearing Up For Friday Exhibition Game

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 31, 2018

Ole Miss will kick off the Kermit Davis era on Friday with an exhibition game against Division II Fayetteville State.  The Rebels had a scrimmage last week against Murray State — who is projected by most to be an NCAA Tournament team come March — and due to NCAA restrictions, Davis wasn’t able to divulge … Continue reading “Ole Miss Hoops Gearing Up For Friday Exhibition Game”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Keep the Offensive Momentum Going?

By Brian Hadad | October 30, 2018

Mississippi State found its way offensively on Saturday against Texas A&M, but can those results be reproduced? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman examine that question, plus talk some basketball coming off MSU’s Media Day.

MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Looks to Replicate Results From Last Saturday

By Brian Hadad | October 30, 2018

Mississippi State finally looked like the big play, deep-threat offense that Joe Moorhead promised in the offseason last Saturday, but are those results something that the Bulldogs can keep putting up going forward? Coach Luke Getsy thinks you can expect to see those kind of numbers going forward. Talking with quarterback Nick Fitzgerald, it’s obvious … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Looks to Replicate Results From Last Saturday”

Ole Miss Tuesday Practice Report: Rebels Get Miller Back In Preparation For Gamecock Passing Attack

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 30, 2018

The bye week allowed Ole Miss to nurse the few short-term injuries it has littered across the roster and the team returned to practice on Tuesday a bit healthier. The Rebels have their penultimate home game against a South Carolina team whose season has mirrored Ole Miss’ in the sense that it has been consistently … Continue reading “Ole Miss Tuesday Practice Report: Rebels Get Miller Back In Preparation For Gamecock Passing Attack”

MSU Hoops Preview: Mississippi State Set to Begin its Journey Back to the NCAA Tournament

By Brian Hadad | October 30, 2018

It has been a long time coming for Mississippi State, as the Bulldogs have been away from the NCAA Tournament since 2009. Now finding themselves ranked in all preseason polls, it seems Ben Howland and his team are poised to rejoin the Big Dance. Speaking to Howland on Tuesday afternoon, the fourth year coach appears … Continue reading “MSU Hoops Preview: Mississippi State Set to Begin its Journey Back to the NCAA Tournament”