SWAC

Lady Tigers can’t overcome early deficit at Bradley

Marneisha Hamer scored 25 points to lead Jackson State in a 78-69 loss to Bradley University.After trailing by as many as 16 points in the contest, the Lady Tigers almost completed the comeback, pulling within two points before falling to the Braves.Bradley improves to 8-1 while JSU fell to 1-7 over

  Harper, McNair earn SWAC honors

Hampton named SWAC Defensive Player of the Year

Late rally not enough as JSU falls at Denver

Southern holds on to defeat Grambling in 46th annual Bayou Classic

Harper propels Alcorn State past Jackson State 47-6

  Lady Bulldogs roll by JSU

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  Huge home opener for JSU women with Mississippi State in town

Soul Bowl focus for JSU is on Alcorn’s Felix Harper

Southern gets past Jackson St. in SWAC showdown

Lady Tigers take down Northwestern St. for first win

JSU men come up short at Tulane

JSU wants to end Southern’s win streak over Tigers

Mendez’s FG lifts Grambling over Alcorn State 19-16 in OT

Miguel Mendez kicked a 45-yard field goal in overtime and Grambling handed Alcorn State its first Southwestern Athletic Conference loss 19-16 on Saturday.

Glass throws 2 late TD passes to give Alabama A&M 48-43 win over JSU

Aqeel Glass threw four touchdown passes, including two in the final four minutes, to rally Alabama A&M to a 48-43 victory over Jackson State on Saturday.

Tigers can’t keep up with UCSB

Tristan Jarrett scored a team-high 19 points for the second consecutive game in a row for the Tigers, shooting on 8-of-20 from the field versus UC Santa Barbara, as the Gauchos defeated Jackson State 83-62 to open the 2019-20 season.

Longtime Alcorn State baseball coach ‘Rat’ McGowan dies

Longtime Alcorn State baseball coach Willie E. “Rat” McGowan died Tuesday, the school announced Wednesday.

Opening night unkind to Alcorn St. men

JSU men fall on the road to California Baptist

  MONGRUE: Tigers earning their stripes

Jones with 2 TDs, Jackson St. beats Pine Bluff 21-12

  JSU women ready to finish the job this time

  Scoring a key for JSU men

Jackson State in search for 1st home win

Jackson State plays against Arkansas-Pine Bluff Saturday; a team coach John Hendrick says he was impressed by last season.

Alcorn honors Steve “Air II” McNair by retiring his jersey number

“Air II” had his jersey number retired and the Alcorn athletic department put together a small video honoring the 3-time Pro-Bowler.

Harper leads second-half surge, Alcorn State tops Southern

Felix Harper threw for 277 yards and accounted for three touchdowns and Alcorn State scored 24 consecutive points in the second half to defeat Southern 27-13 on Saturday.

Anderson blocks field goal, JSU beats Prairie View in OT

Holding on to a three-point lead in the second overtime against Prairie View A&M, C.J. Anderson became the latest hero for Jackson State. The senior defensive tackle came through with a blocked field goal to secure a 38-35 win over the Panthers for JSU’s second SWAC victory of the season.

Jackson State get much-needed OT win in Itta Bena

It’s a short week of preparation for the Tigers.

Salazar FG wins in OT as Jackson State rallies, 31-28

Jackson State fell into a hole as MVSU scored 21 unanswered points to open the game.

Jackson State aiming for a SWAC championship for both men’s & women’s basketball

JSU’s Hoop Madness gave an opportunity for fans to come meet both teams

JSU tabbing Casey as starting quarterback

JSU coach John Hendrick going with a true freshman against MVSU

JSU aiming to be more aggressive on both sides of the ball against Valley

Coach Hendrick said his team didn’t show any quit in practice after that loss to Alabama State.

Alabama State beats Jackson State 31-16

Jahod Booker had seven catches for 106 yards and a touchdown and Alabama State beat Jackson State 31-16 on Saturday.

Harper’s 5 touchdown passes lead Alcorn State’s win

Felix Harper threw five touchdown passes, Juan Anthony Jr. had 140 receiving yards, and Alcorn State defeated Division II-member Savannah State 42-17 on Saturday.

  Hendrick paying more attention to defense

John Hendrick’s calling card has always been tough defense, especially up front and in the trenches. So it’s safe to say that he has been none too pleased with how is Jackson State defense has performed as of late.

JSU prep for homecoming, and first home win of the season

Jackson State has their first official SWAC game this Saturday against Alabama State.

Tough loss to Grambling leads up to JSU homecoming

A perfect opportunity to get a feel for where the tigers stand, going up against a SWAC opponent in a non-conference game. But after Grambling dropped 44 points in this building. John Hendrick met with a sobering reality with SWAC play starting for real next week.

Grambling earns 1st win, tops SWAC rival Jackson State 44-21

De’Andre Hogues blocked a 37-yard field goal attempt and Devanir Martin scooped up the football and returned it 70 yards for a touchdown to spark Grambling to its first win, a 44-21 victory over Jackson State on Saturday night.

Alcorn State forces 5 turnovers, beats Alabama State 36-7

Once the lightning passed, Alcorn State brought the thunder, forcing five turnovers and defeating Alabama State 35-7 in a Southwest Athletic Conference showdown Saturday night.

JSU open SWAC play at home against win-less Grambling

The tiger defense is hoping the crowd and home field advantage can continue that losing streak against JSU.

Myers rallies DII Kentucky St. past Jackson St. 33-25

Jaylen Myers threw for a touchdown and ran for another to help lead Division II-level Kentucky State past Jackson State 33-25 on Saturday.

Harper rallies Alcorn State past Prairie View 45-41

Felix Harper connected with Tim McNair Jr. for a 3-yard touchdown with 40 seconds left in the game and Alcorn State opened its Southwest Athletic Conference play with a thrilling 45-41 victory over Prairie View A&M on Saturday.

Coach Hendrick speaks on JSU’s win & strengths in Tenn State win

Coach John Hendrick and Jackson State get their first win of the season over the weekend.

McNeese holds on to beat Alcorn State 17-14

Cody Orgeron had two touchdown tosses in the first half and McNeese held off a fourth-quarter Alcorn State rally to hold on for a 17-14 victory on Saturday night.

Jackson State holds off Tennessee State 49-44

Josh Littles returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a score, Derrick Ponder threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Jackson State held off Tennessee State 49-44 on Saturday in a game that featured back-to-back kickoff returns for touchdowns.

Jackson State aiming for quarterback pressure on Tennessee State

Coach Hendrick says Jackson State’s secondary is the best part of his defense.

  Sonny Thee Tiger gets flagged and goes viral in MEAC/SWAC Challenge

Sonny Thee Tiger was penalized in Sunday’s game against Bethune-Cookman. It cost JSU 15 yards after the kickoff on the next drive.

Bethune-Cookman beats Jackson St. in MEAC/SWAC Challenge

Akevious Williams passed for a touchdown and ran for another and Bethune-Cookman dominated the second half to beat Jackson State 36-15 on Sunday at Georgia State Stadium in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge.

Freshman Quincy Casey starts for Jackson State after quarterbacks Jones, Ponder benched for ‘disciplinary reasons’

Quarterbacks Jalon Jones and Derrick Ponder were benched for “disciplinary reasons.”

Tennessee State holds off Mississippi Valley State 26-20

Mississippi Valley State’s Keonte’ Daniels forced a fumble, recovered the ball and ran 32 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter.

  Quarterback battle continues at JSU

Position battles and college football fall camps are synonymous, especially at quarterback.

Seattle Seahawks great, Russell Wilson, mourns loss of grandfather, former JSU basketball coach

Seattle Seahawks quarterback, Russell Wilson mourns the death of his grandfather in a tweet saying he’s “going to miss you Grandpa.”

  Tiger Night Under the Lights brings talent from several states

Tiger World is the home of four hall of famers, and NFL great Walter Payton.

ESPN adds pair of JSU football games to broadcast schedule

Two additional Jackson State football games will be broadcast live on ESPN, bringing the total to five on the ESPN Family of Networks.

Arrest made in shooting of incoming JSU football student-athlete killed in Dallas

Hawkins was a standout offensive lineman at DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas. He helped lead the Eagles to a 9-3 overall record, a 5-2 mark in league play and advanced to the second round of the 6A Division I playoffs.

Jackson State blasts UAPB 14-4 and advances in SWAC Baseball Tournament

Jackson State routed Arkansas-Pine Bluff 14-4 in seven innings and advanced to the next round of the 2019 SWAC baseball tournament.

Texas Southern edges Jackson State in extras

Texas Southern defeated Jackson State 5-4 in 10 innings on the opening day of the 2019 SWAC Baseball Tournament at Wesley Barrow Stadium. JSU opened the scoring in the bottom of the first inning behind Jaylyn Williams RBI single up the middle. TSU added a run in the third and fifth inning to take 2-

JSU men’s basketball sign six to 2019 class

Jackson State head men’s basketball coach Wayne Brent is pleased to announce the additions of six student-athletes who signed to continue their academic and athletic careers at Jackson State University.

Tigers crush Delta Devils and clinch series sweep

Jackson State pounded out 19 hits and crushed Mississippi Valley State 19-3 Saturday afternoon to complete the series sweep on Senior Day and 2019 Baseball Homecoming. The Tigers have won 13 in a row.

Mississippi Valley State names Lindsey Hunter men’s head basketball coach

Mississippi Valley State University has named Lindsey Hunter as the 11th head men’s basketball coach in school history, Director of Athletics Dianthia Ford-Kee announced Saturday.

  Jackson State spring football comes to an end

Jackson State’s spring football game was cancelled over the weekend due to severe weather, but the Tigers held an open practice on Tuesday to make up for it.

JSU’s Blue & White Spring football game canceled due to possible strong storms

There will be an open practice Tuesday, April 16 at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. The practice session will begin at 3 p.m.

Alcorn’s Purple & Gold Spring Football Game cancelled due to expected severe weather

Where necessary, Alcorn is resolved to rescheduling events and welcoming fans and supporters to Lorman this fall for an exciting season.

  Jackson State Football opens spring practice

Tigers enter first spring under new head coach

Jackson State defeats Prairie View and advances to SWAC Championship

Jackson State avenged its regular-season sweep at the hands of Prairie View and rolled to a 75-63 double-overtime semi-final win. The Lady Tigers advance to the SWAC championship game for the first time since 2009.

JSU Women’s Hoops Rolls Past Alcorn, 82-61

Senior Chelsea Causey scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, both game highs, as Jackson State rolled past Alcorn State 82-61 and the Lady Tigers secured the regular-season sweep over their rivals.

  NATIONAL SIGNING DAY 2019: Athletes around metro sign national letters of intent to play college football

Wednesday is National Signing Day and college football teams across the country are hoping to complete their 2019 recruiting class.

JSU beats the Delta Devils 61-57

Jontrell Walker scored eight of his 15 points in the final 4:46 as Jackson State edged past Mississippi Valley State 61-57 Saturday night.

Jackson State Battles Past Grambling State, 65-63

Senior Chris Howell posted 19 points and 10 boards and recorded a double-double en route to Jackson State’s 65-63 win over Grambling State Saturday night in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

Jackson State Fights Past Grambling State, 77-74

Senior Christina Ellis dropped a game-high 26 points on 10-of-19 shooting to propel Jackson State past Grambling State 77-74 Saturday afternoon in Southwestern Athletic Conference action.

Prairie View Defeats Jackson State

Senior Christina Ellis scored a team-high 13 points and Prairie View A&M defeated Jackson State 76-57 Saturday afternoon in Southwestern Athletic Conference action.

McCowan Earns Eighth Career SEC Weekly Honor

Teaira McCowan has been named the SEC Player of the Week for the third time this season after averaging 20.0 points and 15.5 rebounds against Georgia and Auburn.

JSU Football announces new coaching staff

Jackson State University head football coach John Hendrick has announced several changes and promotions to his coaching staff for the 2019 season.

Lady Tigers earn their stripes over the Lady Braves

JSU was led by Marniesha Hamer on the court. The junior scored 20 points and three assists against Alcorn St.

JSU claws their way to a win over Alcorn St. 59-52

Maurice Howard scored 12 points and drained three-pointers from outside the arc quickly to stun the Tiger bench.

Jackson State Defeats Alabama A&M 54-51 in Overtime

Senior Chris Howell scored four of his team-high 17 points in overtime as Jackson State defeated Alabama A&M 54-51.

Lucky Scores 20 Points as Lady Tigers Fall in SWAC Opener

Junior Kaisah Lucky scored a game-high 20 points as Alabama A&M squeaked past Jackson State 58-55 Saturday afternoon in the SWAC opener for both programs.

  Jackson native on becoming SWAC Commissioner: “It’s still a dream”

Charles McClelland became commissioner in August

LIVE UPDATES: Commits, flips and more: What to expect on Early Signing Day in Mississippi

With the day finally here, the dreams of playing college football are about to become a reality for many high school athletes.

  JSU to open 2019 season vs. Bethune-Cookman in Atlanta

Tigers selected for MEAC/SWAC Challenge

  Wilson’s return pushes NCA&T past Alcorn in Celebration Bowl

Braves fall, 24-22