SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach is the new head coach at Washington State.
JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi’s high school football championship games could be coming to a stadium — or university — near you.
The Mississippi High School Activities Association is open to exploring other sites for the organization’s six football title games, which will be played for the 20th straight year this week at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson. (more…) (November 29, 2011, Page 7)
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Murphy Holloway scored 20 points to lead Ole Miss to an 80-69 victory over TCU on Monday night in the third-place game of the Paradise Jam.
Ole Miss (4-1) also got 14 points from Jarvis Summers and 11 points apiece from Terrance Henry and Dundrecous Nelson.
J.R. Cadot led the Horned Frogs (3-2) with 15 points and 10 rebounds. (November 22, 2011, Page 7)
Cape Girardeau, Mo .—The Ole Miss women’s basketball team beat Southeast Missouri State 51-43 Monday night, behind Nikki Byrd’s second consecutive double-double.
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Going up against its best opponent thus far in the season, Ole Miss knew it would have to control the transition game and shoot well. The Rebels weren’t even close.
Senior forward Jae Crowder scored a team-high 25 points as No. 21 Marquette ran away with a 96-66 victory over Mississippi in the Paradise Jam semifinals on Sunday. (more…) (November 21, 2011, Page 4B)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — SEC athletic directors and Commissioner Mike Slive met Wednesday to discuss the logistics of Texas A&M’s entry as the 13th member even though No. 14 might soon be on its way.
The meeting comes a day after University of Missouri curators voted unanimously to consider leaving the Big 12 — likely to join the Southeastern Conference — instead of committing to the league for the long term. (more…) (October 6, 2011, Page 6)
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A change at quarterback proved to be just what Ole Miss needed to spark its dormant offense.
Randall Mackey delivered the big plays all night on offense and Jeff Scott ran for 138 yards and two second-half touchdowns to lead the Rebels to a 38-28 victory against Fresno State on Saturday night. (more…) (October 3, 2011, Page 1B)
STARKVILLE (AP) — Mississippi State quarterback Chris Relf’s last seven passes in regulation missed their mark. He hadn’t completed a pass since the third quarter.
But when he finally did — a 17-yarder to LaDarius Perkins — it was a game-winner.
Relf hit Perkins on MSU’s second play of overtime, sealing a 26-20 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night. (September 26, 2011, Page 2B)