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Ole Miss Men’s Tennis Picked Ninth in SEC Preseason Coaches’ Poll

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Ole Miss men’s tennis was voted to finish the 2021 season ninth among in-conference programs via the SEC Preseason Coaches’ Poll, released on ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:00 am

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Eight Tigers to Play for Shot at Super Bowl LV

BATON ROUGE – Eight former LSU football players will be after a Super Bowl appearance on Sunday when the NFL’s Conference Championship Games take place. ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:00 am

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EMCC tips off hoops season with wins over Northwest Mississippi

SCOOBA/SENATOBIA — The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams successfully tipped off the 2021 season Thursday evening with MACCC North Division wins over Northwest Mississippi.  ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:00 am

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MGCCC schedules football tryout

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast head football coach Jack Wright will hold tryouts Feb. 8 at historic A.L. May Memorial Stadium. Wright invites all unsigned ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:00 am

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Ole Miss Announces Spring Volleyball Attendance Policy

OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss has announced its attendance policy for volleyball matches for the spring season, with capacity limited to no more than 10 percent ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:00 am

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Softball Announces 2021 Schedule

BATON ROUGE – The LSU softball team released the full 2021 regular season schedule Thursday afternoon. For a full view of the 2021 schedule, click here. The ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:00 am

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Pearl River women look to build on momentum in 2021

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Each new season brings new obstacles, new excitement, new opportunity and, especially in the case of Pearl River’s women’s basketball program, new optimism. ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:00 am

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I’m puttin’ on my dancing shoes

I could hardly keep my feet from taking me into the front bedroom so I could peek in the closet. The lure was almost unbearable, ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:00 am

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Women’s Swim & Dive Enters TYR January Rankings

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Women’s Swim and Dive team sits at No. 25 in the latest CSCAA TYR poll, the College Swimming and Diving Coaches ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:00 am

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Looking back to the record chill of 1963

By Skip Rigney This week, in order to commemorate a cold anniversary, we will combine meteorology with music trivia. Perhaps the following song lyrics sound ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:00 am

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