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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.

Longtime Alcorn State baseball coach ‘Rat’ McGowan dies

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

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  Scoring a key for JSU men

Jackson State in search for 1st home win

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

Harper leads second-half surge, Alcorn State tops Southern

Anderson blocks field goal, JSU beats Prairie View in OT

Jackson State get much-needed OT win in Itta Bena

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

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

  Hendrick paying more attention to defense

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

Tough loss to Grambling leads up to JSU homecoming

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

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

  Johnson leads Alcorn into Celebration Bowl

Lightly-recruited QB blossoms into a star for Braves

  Alcorn prepares for the Celebration Bowl

SWAC champs take on MEAC champion North Carolina A&T Saturday

  Braves get ready for Celebration Bowl

The SWAC Champions of Alcorn State are getting ready to face North Carolina A&T in the Celebration Bowl. This is Coach Fred McNair’s second trip to the Celebration Bowl, but his first as head coach of the Braves.

  Alcorn State beats Southern 37-28 in SWAC championship

The Braves won their third SWAC title in five years and advanced to the Celebration Bowl in Atlanta, Georgia, to face Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champion North Carolina A&T on Dec. 15.

  Hendrick humbled by opportunity at Jackson State

Hendrick: “Come play for us, let’s go be SWAC champs”

Alcorn dominates All-SWAC honors

McNair named SWAC Coach of the Year; Johnson Offensive Player of the Year

  Alcorn seeking first SWAC Championship win since 2015

This is Alcorn State’s fourth straight season making it to the SWAC Championship game, but this is the first year the Braves have ever hosted the game.

  Jackson State names John Hendrick new head football coach

JSU announces new head football coach

Coach Odums previews SWAC Championship game

Southern head coach Dawson Odums held his weekly news conference Tuesday to preview the Jaguars big game against the Alcorn State Braves.

#25 Mississippi St cruises past Alcorn St 88-65

Peters and Weatherspoon score team-high 17 points

Alcorn State to host SWAC Championship

In preparation for the big game, Alcorn State released a statement.

Southern beats Grambling, travels to Alcorn for SWAC Championship

Braves host conference title game next Saturday in Lorman

Brown, Simmons headline Conerly nominees

Ole Miss' Brown looking to become third two-time winner

  Soul Bowl Preview

Alcorn & Jackson State meet with a spot in the SWAC Championship on the line

  Huge stakes for the Soul Bowl

Alcorn aims to win 5th straight East title, host SWAC Championship