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Friday, October 31, 2014

Rick Cleveland

Mississippi’s finest presented in new book

Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks takes a look at all of the people featured in the just-released book, “Mississippi’s Greatest Athletes,” and why all — including one of the writers involved with the project — have done so much for sports in the state. (October 30, 2014, Page 4A)

CLEVELAND: For once, let’s enjoy this being our state

Let’s forget the rivalry for at least this week. Forget “The School Up North.” Forget “Cow College.” Forget, even, the Egg Bowl. Heaven knows, we will get there soon enough. Let’s enjoy this. Let’s soak it in. Inhale it. Revel in it. This is for all “Our State.” (October 15, 2014, Page 1B)

CLEVELAND: 30 years ago, Alcorn State-MVSU made Magnolia State football epicenter

Rick Cleveland looks back on ‘The Game’ between Alcorn State and Mississippi Valley State that was held at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson in his weekly column. (October 8, 2014, Page 1B)

CLEVELAND: Some answers for a mega weekend in Mississippi

Rick Cleveland takes a look at Ole Miss and Mississippi State’s top 15 match ups with Alabama and Texas A&M while answering some of your ‘questions’ in this week’s column. (October 1, 2014, Page 1B)

CLEVELAND: Counting the state’s red-letter football moments

Rick Cleveland takes a look at Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Southern Mississippi’s top five meaningful victories for each school’s football program in this week’s column. (September 24, 2014, Page 1B)

CLEVELAND: This season as good as any for MSU, Ole Miss to make serious move

Rick Cleveland takes a look at the giant opportunity that Mississippi State and Ole Miss have in front of themselves this season in the Southeastern Conference in his weekly column. (September 17, 2014, Page 6)

CLEVELAND: Cristil’s voice was lasting — and honest

Rick Cleveland takes a look back at the career of the late Jack Cristil, the former voice of the Mississippi State Bulldogs, in this week’s column. (September 10, 2014, Page 6)

CLEVELAND: MSU-USM series a positive for football in Mississippi

Rick Cleveland takes a look at all the good the new four-game series between Mississippi State and Southern Mississippi will do for the state as well as highlighting some of the biggest games between the schools in his weekly column. (August 27, 2014, Page 7)

CLEVELAND: High School football special in Mississippi

The ritual that is Mississippi high school football begins again this week. It begins in the heat and humidity of August and extends to the usually chilly, first weekend in December. It is a roller-coaster of passion and pageantry that unites communities and has produced an inordinate share of the game’s greatest players. (August 20, 2014, Page 6A)

CLEVELAND: Chism travels far to be Mississippi’s lone Ivy League football player

Rick Cleveland writes about William Chism, who will be the lone Mississippian playing Ivy Leage football this fall, in his weekly column (August 13, 2014, Page 6A)

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