Posts Tagged Mississippi

Fayetteville, NLR meet in early season prep test

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — After a week of scattered opening games to the high school season, the state’s best return to the normalcy of Friday nights this week.

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SEC showdown: No. 24 Gamecocks vs. No. 6 Georgia

A look at things to watch in the Southeastern Conference during Week 3 of the season:

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Alabama State opens SWAC play against MVSU

When Alabama State begins Southwestern Athletic Conference play Saturday against Mississippi Valley State, the concern for ASU coach Reggie Barlow will be as much about the man on the opposing sideline as about the opposing team.

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Former voice of the Bulldogs, Jack Cristil dies

In this March 16, 2011, file photo, Jack Cristil, an iconic radio announcer of Mississippi State University sports, thanks lawmakers for their resolution honoring his 54 seasons as the "voice of the Mississippi State Bulldogs," at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. Cristil died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2014 in Tupelo, Miss., from complications of kidney disease and cancer. He was 88. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jack Cristil, Mississippi State University’s iconic radio announcer, will be buried Wednesday, the university says.

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