Mississippi State stood its ground against the No. 17 team in the country until the final minute Friday.
CALEDONIA -- The outfit was fine.
STARKVILLE -- Fordham wide receiver Brian Wetzel raced across the back of the end zone at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
JACKSON -- It was Rickea Jackson's night in Mississippi's capital city Thursday night.
STARKVILLE -- Homecoming week is nearing its conclusion.
The Yellow Jackets outscored the Indians 28-9 in a massive second quarter.
MACON -- The road to Hattiesburg is paved with good defense.
Freshman Ja'Mia Hollings from West Point High School led the Lions (5-1) in scoring with 14 points, grabbed seven rebounds and recorded five steals.
The 67-53 setback to Northwest Florida State College was the first defeat of the season for the Lions (5-1).
Cameron Wright recorded his second hat trick in a three-day span for the Blue Waves.
Behind efficient scoring efforts from Reggie Perry and Iverson Molinar, the Mississippi State men's basketball team passed its first test in the Myrtle Beach Invitational Thursday in Conway, South Carolina.
An ensemble cast for Starkville led to a 35-2 win over Horn Lake last week. Now the Yellow Jackets face Olive Branch, which pulled an upset of Madison Central last Friday.
"It's always fun to play that game, and now being able to take it on a bigger stage, really looking forward to it," Heritage Academy coach Sean Harrison said.
Clanton, New Hope's starting shortstop and one of the team's leaders, signed her letter of intent to play with the Tigers.
AMES, Iowa -- Despite some continued struggles from 3-point range, Iowa State had no trouble blowing past Southern Miss.
Teammates Tori Brooks, Ansley Brown, Camryn Johnson and Maddy Suggs comprised half of the all-division first team.
The Lions narrowly defeated LSU-Eunice 67-66 on Monday and routed Baton Rouge Community College 85-40 on Tuesday.
A late offensive foul called on EMCC sealed a 61-57 loss to host Pearl River.
Mississippi State special teams coordinator Joey Jones will deliver the Scouting Report. Thursday's program begins at 7 p.m.
The Eagles (4-1) used a 7-0 run in the middle of the quarter to storm back and take the lead. They held on for a 59-53 victory.