Best of the season's 39 bowl games

...nation's best cover corners. Certainly should add some intrigue to the Birmingham Bowl.Georgia Tech QB Justin Thomas vs. Mississippi State LB Benardrick McKinney. Thomas leads an option offense that was third nationally in rushing. McKinney, a second-team...
Playoff participants stack AP All-America team

...Senquez Golson, senior, 5-9, 176, Mississippi; Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, senior, 5-10...California; Robert Nkemdiche, sophomore, Mississippi.Linebackers - Eric Kendricks, senior, UCLA; Benardrick McKinney, junior, Mississippi State; Jaylon Smith, sophomore, Notre...
TMHS students honored

...language arts teacher."Mary Landes, freshman, nominated by Ms. PasterisPasteris said: "This year, I have had the pleasure...and great work ethic."Sabrinah Cava, senior, nominated by Ms. LelchukLelchuk said: "She is our editor-in-chief for the...
Today in sports history

...1951 - Arnold "Showboat" Boykin of Mississippi scores seven touchdowns in a 49-7 rout of Mississippi State.1959 - LSU halfback Billy Cannon...accepting an offer to take over troubled Mississippi State.2004 - McKendree College coach...
TMHS student recognitions for November

...Ashley Cunningham, junior, nominated by Ms. Wells and Mr. MerrellWells and Merrell...Charles) McAndrews, junior, nominated by Ms. LelchukLelchuk said: "Ian is my Russian...Garrett Nitschke, junior, nominated by Ms. KriegmontKriegmont said: "Garrett's...
Sports on TV

...Towson at Georgetown10 a.m., FS1 - Milwaukee at DePaul11 a.m., ESPNU - East Carolina at North CarolinaNoon, FS1 - Mississippi at Oregon1 p.m., ESPNU - Arkansas at ClemsonNFL FOOTBALL9 a.m., CBS - Regional coverage9 a.m., FOX - Regional...
College Football Playoffs are clouded by issues

...finished behind both TCU and Ohio State in the rankings. Blame the super-soft nonconference schedule.-Winner: State of Mississippi. Sent two teams to the New Year's bowls, which is one more than Florida and two more than California.-Loser: Kansas...
Annual pigeon dung problem grows across Fairbanks

...City's pigeon problem. The droppings were cited as possible cause for speeding the decay of a Minneapolis bridge across the Mississippi River that collapsed in 2007 and killed 13 people.Hunters and dog trainers introduced pigeons to Fairbanks, said Cathie...
A life because of sports: My first love

...then and made consistent visits to her office already. When I got to the principal's office, I had no idea what was coming. Ms. Yanamura, the principal at the time, somehow got hold of my story. One thing that I did not know was that she was married...
Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St. keep playoff rankings

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College...State plays Florida; Oregon is at Oregon State and Mississippi State visits Mississippi. TCU plays at Texas on Thanksgiving night and Ohio...


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