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Grambling State beats Jackson State 62-59 in OT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Ervin Mitchell scored 18 points, Nigel Ribeiro scored the game-winning 3-pointer in overtime, and Grambling State beat Jackson State 62-59 on Saturday night for its first Southwest Athletic Conference road win of the season. JSU's Janarius Middleton scored a layup for a 52-50 lead in overtime, but Grambling State pulled ahead 59-56 after Mitchell's two free...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson State holds off Texas Southern in 71-62 win

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Yettra Specks scored 24 points, hitting 13 of 14 from the line, and Jackson State held off conference leader Texas Southern for a 71-62 win Monday night. Jackson State (11-15, 7-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) never trailed but had to scramble in the second half as Texas Southern closed to within three before JSU pulled away again, sealing it with eight...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson State finalizes 2017 schedule

(STATS) - Jackson State announced dates with Grambling State and Tuskegee to complete its 2017 football schedule on Monday. The Tigers will visit Grambling State, the defending SWAC champion, on Sept. 16, and Tuskegee on Oct. 14 in Mobile, Alabama. Jackson State, who finished 3-8 last season, will play four SWAC opponents at home inside Mississippi Veteran Memorial Stadium: Arkansas...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

Specks has 32 points, Jackson St. beats Prairie View 78-69

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Yettra Specks, who finished with a career-high 32, made 10 points in the final minutes and Jackson State finished strong to beat Prairie View A&M 78-69 on Saturday night. Specks, who hit six from distance, drilled a trey with 2:07 left to give Jackson State a 67-65 lead. He dropped another a minute later for a 70-65 advantage. The Tigers made eight free...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Jackson State hires Mississippi State’s Tony Hughes as HC

FCS program Jackson State has hired Mississippi State associate head coach and recruiting coordinator Tony Hughes as its next head coach, according to Michael Bonner of The Clarion-Ledger. Confirming reports, source told me Jackson State will introduce Tony Hughes as its head football coach today at 10 a.m. — Michael Bonner (@MikeBBonner) December 14, 2015 Hughes, 56, has...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Local newspaper stops covering Jackson State over lack of access, school says “Fine with us.”

We’ve seen plenty of examples of college coaches and athletic departments trying to exert their influence over the media in the past, and it usually hasn’t ended well for the coaches. In Jackson, Mississippi, The Clarion-Ledger is taking an even stronger stand than usual for an imposed-upon media outlet, though. Rather than just air their grievances with the Jackson State football...
Via Awful Announcing
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Local newspaper stops covering Jackson State football after media access was limited

The Jackson State Tigers of the Southwestern Athletic Conference have lost five of their first six games halfway through their football season. Head coach Harold Jackson was fired five games into the season following an embarrassing 59-27 loss to Grambling earlier this month.And that's where this story really gets going.Outside of the fact that Jackson State administrators figured...
Via Yardbarker
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jackson State Beats Florida A&M With Incredible Hail Mary

Your first college football game of the season won on a hail mary. “JSU wide receiver DeSean McKenzie catches the catch winning touchdown from Lamontiez Ivy as time expires in the Florida A&M vs. Jackson State season opener” [Youtube, Kevin] The post Jackson State Beats Florida A&M With Incredible Hail Mary appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State’s Baseball Bus Goes Up In Flames In Alabama

  From what we can tell, the Jackson State baseball team was on its way to Savannah, Georgia for a game on Tuesday,…
Via Busted Coverage
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State hires former NFL player Harold Jackson as head coach

Jackson State has hired former NFL standout Harold Jackson as its football coach. Jackson replaces Rick Comegy, who was fired in December after eight seasons. Jackson State had an 8-4 record this fall, but lost to Southern in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game. The 68-year-old Jackson played for Jackson State in the 1960s. He had a 16-year NFL career, including...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson State fires Rick Comegy after 8 seasons

Jackson State football coach Rick Comegy has been fired after eight seasons. The school announced the decision on Wednesday. Comegy had a 55-35 record during his tenure and he led the Tigers to the 2007 Southwestern Athletic Conference championship. Jackson State had an 8-4 record this season, including an 8-1 mark in the SWAC. The Tigers lost to Southern in the SWAC championship...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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