Fantasy forecast: It’s time for fantasy playoffs
The fantasy playoffs are finally here!
Last Wednesday, I said I really liked Nate Burleson (WR/DET). That’s because he was averaging six catches for 80 yards a game before being hurt, and in his first game back he had seven catches for 77 yards and a touchdown. But, that is a small sample size after missing seven weeks. So, it was a gamble worth taking in the regular season, but not in the playoffs. Here, you want to play only your most sure players.
Former Knight wraps up successful college career
Way before he was the Atlantic Sun Conference Defensive Player of the Year, before earning a conference tournament MVP, East Tennessee State soccer player Nate Hodges was a four-year-old, pouting on the side of his older brother Patrick’s soccer game in Collinsville.
Rick Cleveland: Perspective needed in rivalries
Rivalry Week showed us all that is right with college football: the drama, the pageantry, the passion and so much more.
Mississippi State's Jackson wins the Conerly
Mississippi State left guard Gabe Jackson was named the winner of the Conerly Trophy on Tuesday night, becoming the first offensive lineman to earn the honor in its 18-year history.
The 6-foot-4, 340-pound Jackson beat out a field of five finalists, including Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace, during the ceremony at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.
Seahawks control NFC with 34-7 win over Saints
The rest of the NFC better get ready to visit the Pacific Northwest in January. After Monday night's rout, the road through the NFC playoffs is almost certain to go through Seattle.
Three Warriors selected as MACJC All-Stars
Three East Central Community College football players were selected to participate in the annual MACJC All-Star Football Classic scheduled Thursday, Dec. 5 at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville.
You can call me Big John
Well, I come to you all from the “Free State of Jones County” just down the road on I-59 from a small town called Sandersville. My first day here at The Meridian Star was this past Wednesday, and I have to be honest with you all — I'm glad to be here. I've been involved in the sports scene since I could carry a ball whether it was swinging a bat in little league baseball or knocking folks around in youth league football.
Southeast Girls Win At EC Tournament
The Southeast Lady Tigers took on the West Lady Knights Monday night in Decatur at the East Central Community College Tournament. The Lady Tigers came away with a 49-42 victory. Lady Tiger head coach Joe Miller was pleased with his teams' win.
Return To Glory
Chris Davis returned a missed field-goal attempt more than 100 yards for a touchdown on the final play to lift No. 4 Auburn to a 34-28 victory over No. 1 Alabama on Saturday, upending the two-time defending national champions' BCS hopes and preserving the Tigers' own.
MCC Hoops Remembers Past Great
I hope that everyone across the area enjoyed a wonderful time with family and friends during the Thanksgiving holiday. I hope you were not counting too many calories after your feast this past Thursday,
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