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Southern Miss Falls in Season Opener at Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Golden Eagles could not get much luck on the offensive end and fell 66-51 to Jacksonville on Saturday in their season opener. ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, November 30, 2020 10:08 am

Sports

No. 5 Aggies Win Defensive Tussle, 20-7

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Defense and special teams carried fifth-ranked Texas A&M Saturday night to a 20-7 victory over LSU on a rainy evening at ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, November 30, 2020 10:07 am

Sports

The Trophy Returns: Rebels Take Egg Bowl, 31-24

OXFORD, Miss. – The Golden Egg will be sitting in the Manning Athletics Performance Center for the next 365 days.   The Rebels (4-4) started fast ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, November 30, 2020 10:06 am

Sports

Bulldogs Win Big In McCray-Penson’s Mississippi State Debut

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State rang in a new era Sunday, as the Bulldogs earned a wire-to-wire 88-58 victory against Jackson State in head coach Nikki McCray-Penson’s ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, November 30, 2020 10:06 am

Columns

Light freeze possible Monday and Tuesday nights

By Skip Rigney December is the first month of meteorological winter, and it looks like it will get off to an appropriately cold start in ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, November 28, 2020 7:00 am

Sports

Three-Pointers Lift Liberty Past Men’s Hoops, 84-73

MELBOURNE, Florida – D.J. Stewart Jr. matched a career-high with 20 points, while Tolu Smith delivered another career-best performance with 20 points of his own, but the ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, November 28, 2020 7:00 am

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Women’s Basketball Adds Jackson State Matchup On Nov. 29

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State women’s basketball head coach Nikki McCray-Penson announced that the Bulldogs will host Jackson State at Humphrey Coliseum on Nov. 29. Fans will ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, November 28, 2020 7:00 am

Columns

Religion Column — For He is our peace

By Fr. Jonathan Filkins So, it begins. With expanded waistlines, we begin to stalk the various perceived holiday deals which tickle our fancies and cannot ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, November 28, 2020 7:00 am

Obituaries

Johnny Lee Adams

Johnny Lee Adams November 23, 2020 Memorial service will be held Monday, November 30, 2020 at 12 noon at Brown’s Funeral Home Chapel.  Due to ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Friday, November 27, 2020 3:00 pm

Sports

Tigers Ready For Annual Battle For The Boot In Fayetteville

After a three-week layoff, LSU (2-3) travels to Fayetteville on Saturday for the annual “Battle for the Boot” with Arkansas (3-4), looking to defend the ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Friday, November 27, 2020 7:00 am

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