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(AP) — Overall= 1. Pearl (3-0) beat Northwest Rankin 17-7. 2. West Point (3-0) beat Starkville 28-3. 3. Tupelo (3-0) beat Clarksdale 44-7. 4. Starkville (2-1) lost to West Point 28-3. 5. Madison Central (3-0) beat D'Iberville 27-21. 6. Oak Grove (3-0) beat Laurel 42-12. 7. Northwest Rankin (…

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Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze resigned instead of being fired Thursday for what Ole Miss called a pattern of personal misconduct. Preseason practice is set to open in Oxford, Mississippi, in weeks. The Rebels are a month and a half away from starting the season against South Alabama. This is…

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It would seem that Jeffery Norwood was born into basketball. His whole life has been practically immersed in the sport. Today, the 54-year-old Tupelo native serves as head basketball coach for Tupelo High School’s boys’ team. Now in his fifth season at the school, he has held that position s…

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer took a few minutes during the third quarter to give a spirited lecture to star guard Victoria Vivians as she sat on the bench following a few bad plays.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Vanderbilt Commodores need two victories in their final two games to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2013. With both games at home, they know exactly what they can't do.

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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's Sebastian Saiz has a wide 6-foot-9, 240-pound body and an aggressive demeanor around the basket. When it comes to rebounding, his strategy is extremely simple.

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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kamryn Pettway smashed his 240-pound body into Mississippi's defensive line and then disappeared for a moment behind a pile of bodies. A second later, he appeared a few yards downfield, accelerated and was gone for 41 yards and a touchdown.

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Ole Miss and Mississippi State, considered among the nation’s top college football teams, will be going on the road to play important SEC league games next month against LSU and Kentucky.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Nick Mullens ran for two 1-yard touchdowns _ including the go-ahead score late in the third quarter _ and passed for two TDs as Southern Mississippi scored 34 unanswered points to upset Kentucky 44-35 in its season opener on Saturday night.

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) _ South Alabama quarterback Dallas Davis thought he'd be nervous before his first career start _ against a Southeastern Conference opponent, no less _ until he walked onto the field at Mississippi State.

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott grew up rooting for the Dallas Cowboys in Louisiana. He suddenly finds himself in line to start their opener as a rookie quarterback with Tony Romo sidelined by yet another back injury.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An attorney for former Southern Mississippi basketball coach Donnie Tyndall said the NCAA's Committee on Infractions missed its deadline to respond to the coach's appeal in the case.

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Gov. William Winter, a staunch supporter of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame long before a museum even existed and a life-long supporter of the Mississippi athletics at all levels, has been selected the 2016 Rube Award winner.