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LEXINGTON — Services for Demetrius Landfair of Coila will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Greater Union Outreach Church.

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WINONA — Laura Mae Winfrey Henson, 97, died Sunday, July 14, 2019, at her home in Kilmichael.

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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey considers the mental health of athletes an important issue to be considered when it comes to legalized betting on college sports.

Greenwood’s Steve Pannell came out of nowhere Friday to grab the first-round lead at the 72nd annual Greenwood Country Club Invitational.

Ole Miss coach Matt Luke will take the podium at the 2019 SEC Media Days in Hoover, Alabama, on Tuesday, and he'll be accompanied by three of his most prominent players.

Gautreau is in his second season in Starkville, helping guide the Bulldogs to two-straight College World Series appearances. He has also aided in landing nationally ranked recruiting classes both years.

Another World University Games challenge, another big deficit — and another comeback for the Mississippi State women’s team.

Former Ole Miss basketball guard Terence Davis has signed a free agent deal with the world champion Toronto Raptors.


NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana has modified its ban on urine-scented lures used to attract deer, legalizing those that are certified free of the malformed protein that causes chronic wasting disease and meet a second standard.

Mississippi State players got a late start to their summer schedules due to the Diamond Dogs’ deep run at the College World Series.

The Mississippi State women’s basketball team will don the stars and stripes to represent the United States at the World University Games in Naples.

Mississippi State had been 47-0 when leading after eight innings. Louisville entered the night 1-16 when trailing after eight.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After being constantly reminded for more than a week about his no-hitter in the NCAA super regionals, Kumar Rocker found himself on the mound for the first time on a bigger stage at the College World Series.

Elijah MacNamee made a promise to reporters in the locker room after Mississippi State's run in Omaha ended last year. The right fielder guaranteed MSU would not only be back the next season, but they'd win it all.

Mike Kinnison has served as Delta State's head baseball coach since 1997. Last November, he was named the school's athletics director. And on Monday, he announced he will begin the search to find a new head baseball coach, as he has made the decision to step down to become the AD full-time.

Mississippi State is headed back to Omaha for a second straight year and will face an SEC West rival in the opening round.

Ole Miss has to feel good about its chances of making the College World Series, even with a tough foe like Arkansas waiting on them in Fayetteville.

JT Ginn of Mississippi State has been named the National Freshman Co-Pitcher of the Year by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. The right-hander from Brandon has posted an 8-4 record through 16 starts this season with a 3.36 earned run average, 103 strikeouts and only 18 walks over 801/3 innings.

Two more Ole Miss Rebels were selected in the fifth round of the 2019 MLB Draft on Tuesday afternoon.

A year ago, Jake Mangum was picked by the New York Mets in the 32nd round of the MLB Draft. He forewent the opportunity to turn professional and came back for another year of college baseball.

Rowdey Jordan had four hits, including a homer, Jordan Westburg hit a crucial two-run single and No. 6 national seed Mississippi State rallied to beat Southern 11-6 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Storme Cooper and Matt Wallner each homered during a 12-run fifth inning, and Southern Mississippi racked up 17 hits in a 15-3 victory over Arizona State on Friday in the opening game of the NCAA Baton Rouge regional.

Ole Miss is beaming with confidence headed into the Oxford regional. A run to the SEC Tournament championship game can do just that.