July 3, 2002 |
Across the country, a barely detectable Southern flavor spices local TV weather forecasts, up to a third of which are delivered by former students of Mississippi State University. Meteorologists are one part TV star and one part scientist; Mississippi State takes pride in producing forecasters who can do both parts equally well.
December 6, 1998 |
When the greatest run in the history of UCLA football jackknifed to an end, the Bruins knew exactly what had transpired. "Obviously," guard Andy Meyers said, "we were just holding on to something we couldn't obtain."
December 6, 1998 |
TENNESSEE 24, MISSISSIPPI ST. 14 * Tennessee quarterback Tee Martin's game in the Southeastern Conference championship was a little bit like his season, his first at the helm after Peyton Manning graduated. Once he got going, the Volunteers were in good shape. Through the first three quarters Saturday night he completed 11 of 25 passes for 105 yards and one interception. But in the fourth quarter he was four for eight for 103 yards and two touchdowns.
December 5, 1998 |
For an undefeated team, the Tennessee Volunteers sure do lose a lot. They lost running back Jamal Lewis when he tore a knee ligament in the fourth game of the season. They lost linebacker Al Wilson for two games because of a groin injury. This week, they found out they will be losing a coach; offensive coordinator David Cutliffe will leave after today's Southeastern Conference title game to replace Tommy Tuberville as head coach at Mississippi.
March 13, 1998 |
Mississippi State basketball coach Richard Williams, who led the Bulldogs to the school's only Final Four appearance in 1996, announced his retirement Thursday. His retirement was announced in a release from the Mississippi State athletic department. Williams just completed his 12th season, the longest tenure in the Southeastern Conference. He had a record of 191-163, including a school-record 26 victories in 1995-96, two SEC Western Division championships and three NCAA appearances.
March 26, 1996 |
Maybe for Dontae' Jones, these things do not seem particularly impossible, but he is the only living man known to have performed either one: Sixteen days ago, the light-hearted, bubble-eyed Mississippi State junior forward almost single-handedly ran and gunned down the running, gunning Kentucky Wildcats with a live-wire 28-point performance in the Southeastern Conference tournament title game, triggering the Bulldogs' mad rush to the Southeast Regional berth in the Final Four.