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NFL DRAFT: Tunsil falls to Miami in coach pay scandal, Jones misses 1st Round

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal CHICAGO – Laremy Tunsil says he took money from an Ole Miss football coach – the biggest story on what was supposed to be a huge night for the Rebels’ program. Once projected as the No. 1 pick in the draft, Tunsil slid to No. 13 where he was taken […]

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Bulldogs soar to No. 2 in national ranking

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State climbed to No. 2 in the D1baseball.com national rankings on Monday after its weekend series win at previously top-ranked Florida. The Diamond Dogs (23-9-1), No. 5 a week ago, snapped the Gators’ 29-game winning streak at home with 10-4 and 2-1 victories on the final two […]

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Prescott arrested, charged with DUI

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Former Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott was arrested and charged with driving under the influence early Saturday morning in Starkville. According to the Starkville Police Department, Prescott was pulled over around 12:45 a.m. near the Cotton District driving a 2016 white Cadillac Escalade and arrested for DUI. The […]

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Chris Jones heads to NFL tryouts.

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State defensive tackle Chris Jones, a former Houston High School football player, will strut his stuff for NFL coaches and team at the NFL combine Feb. 23. Jones is one of a school-record six members of the 2015 Mississippi State football team who have been formally invited to the 2016 NFL Combine […]

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Baseball Bulldogs look for fresh start

  By Logan Lowery Daily Journal   STARKVILLE – Mississippi State doesn’t want to dwell in the past. The Diamond Dogs went 24-30 and lost 18 of their final 21 games to finish last in the Southeastern Conference standings. But John Cohen’s club gets to start the spring anew next weekend hoping to erase a […]

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MSU grant helps students pursue medical dreams

    Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE — High school juniors in Chickasaw County considering medical careers in their home state have the opportunity to take part in an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University. The five-week Rural Medical Scholars summer program at MSU aims to identify the state’s future […]

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RECRUITING NEWS: Simmons, Jones boost Bulldogs’ signing class

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State appeared to be on the verge of a sub-par signing class until a pair of local highly rated prospects helped its cause. The Bulldogs received commitments and national letters of intent from Noxubee County five-star defensive end Jeffrey Simmons and Starkville four-star defensive tackle Kobe Jones […]

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MSU’s Prescott leaves behind winning legacy

  By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Dan Mullen’s eyes welled up with tears as he stood behind a podium following Wednesday’s Belk Bowl, searching for words to describe what Dak Prescott meant to him. The senior quarterback had just capped off his illustrious career at Mississippi State by leading to the Bulldogs to […]

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MSU’s Jones declares for draft

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Chris Jones is ready to take his talents to the next level. The Houston native, a Mississippi State defensive tackle, has decided to pass up his final season in Starkville to declare for the 2016 NFL Draft. “After discussing it with my family, I will forgo my senior […]

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College football bowl lineup

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal   The following are college football bowl games including the College Football playoffs. COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Capital One Orange Bowl Clemson vs. Oklahoma — Dec. 31, 3 p.m. (ESPN) Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Alabama vs. Michigan State — Dec. 31, 7 p.m. (ESPN) College Football Playoff National Championship Clemson-Oklahoma […]

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Chris Jones named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE – Mississippi State junior defensive lineman Chris Jones was named Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week, the league announced Monday morning. In a 31-13 victory at Missouri this past Thursday night, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list member tied a career high with two tackles for […]

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Mullen, MSU mourning freshman’s death

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen was out recruiting last Friday night along with assistant coach Billy Gonzales when a phone call changed everything. Mullen was informed by MSU director of player personnel Rockey Felker that freshman defensive end Keith Joseph Jr. had died in a one-vehicle accident along […]

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Prospective students invited to MSU Music Discovery Day

      Special to the Chickasaw Journal   STARKVILLE — Mississippi State’s music department will welcome nearly a hundred prospective music and music education majors and their families Nov. 9 for the university’s ninth-annual Music Discovery Day. Nov. 4 is the deadline for online registration at https://w.msstate.edu/music/discover/. During a 9 a.m.-3 p.m. open house, […]

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Opposing teams avoid McQuary

    By Brandon Speck Special to the Chickasaw Journal   Houston senior DB Denver McQuary is two interceptions away from tying the state record of 30. Teams are going to have to throw it toward him if he has a chance. McQuary has two regular season games left and is still chasing the mark […]

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