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  1. Sumrall routs Mendenhall to open Class 4A baseball playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Sophomore Billy Garrity drove in five runs and freshman Seth Mitchell's grand slam keyed a 13-run third inning as Sumrall waylaid visiting Mendenhall High School 24-0 in the opening round of the Class 4A playoffs. "There's been some games where we've had 10-run rules, but it seemed like everybody we put in, got a base hit," Knight said.

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  2. USM receives over $670K for "student-athlete" welfareRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The University of Southern Mississippi has received over $670,000 from the NCAA Wednesday to use towards "student-athlete welfare" in the athletic program. The special, one-time $200 million distribution is funded from a liquidation of NCAA Quasi-Endowment.

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  3. USM softball falls to AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Kim Crowson started for the Lady Eagles, allowing two runs on six hits in five complete innings. In relief, Jillian Johnson pitched one shutout inning in the top of the sixth.

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  4. Kansas freshman Josh Jackson declares for NBA draftRead the original story

    Monday Apr 17 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Josh Jackson declared for the NBA draft on Monday after one of the best freshman seasons in Kansas history, one marked by plenty of highlights on the floor and a few distractions off it. The 6-foot-8 swingman, who is considered a certain lottery pick, was the Big 12 newcomer of the year after averaging 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds.

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  5. Kansas freshman Josh Jackson says he is entering NBA draftRead the original story

    Monday Apr 17 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Jackson, who released a statement on Monday, was the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year after averaging 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. He helped the Jayhawks to a 31-5 record and a berth in the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight.

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  6. Biloxi celebrates Jackie Robinson, Biloxi DodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    April 15, 1947 was big day for baseball, and a big day for the country. On that day, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in professional baseball.

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  7. Jackson says that a trade might be best for Carmelo, KnicksRead the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Phil Jackson says Carmelo Anthony might "be better off somewhere else," noting the New York Knicks haven't been able to win with him. Jackson stopped short of saying he wanted to trade his All-Star forward, but acknowledged that their partnership "hasn't worked out" and certainly seems eager to explore a deal.

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  8. Michigan State's Miles Bridges chooses to stay in schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Miles Bridges, at the foot of Michigan State's Sparty statue, made an announcement that almost gave Tom Izzo tears of joy. And with that announcement, a sea of green-and-white clad students and fans roared because one the nation's top freshmen is coming back to lead a talent-laden team.

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  9. North Carolina junior Justin Jackson entering NBA draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    North Carolina's Justin Jackson accomplished his goals when he returned to Chapel Hill last season, both by improving his shot for the NBA level and helping the Tar Heels win a national championship. The school announced Jackson's decision Thursday, 10 days after the Tar Heels won their sixth NCAA title by beating Gonzaga in Glendale, Arizona.

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  10. Kansas' Jackson pleads not guilty to property damage countRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 12 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Kansas star freshman basketball player Josh Jackson has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of criminal property damage alleging he vandalized a woman's car outside a bar. Jackson's attorney, Hatem Chahine, told a judge Wednesday in Lawrence that she plans to file for a diversion for Jackson.

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  11. Tar Heels get it right this time, bring home the titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks holds the championship trophy as he celebrates with his teammates after the finals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Gonzaga, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Glendale, Ari... . North Carolina guard Joel Berry II wears the net around his neck after the championship game against Gonzaga at the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz.

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  12. Despite 2 bad ankles, Berry named outstanding playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    North Carolina won 71-65. . North Carolina guard Joel Berry II drives past Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski during the second half in the finals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz.

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  13. Missed call helps UNC in final minute of NCAA title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks places his right hand outside of the line as Meeks and Gonzaga's Silas Melson battle for a loose ball during the second half in the finals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Mo... . North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks places his right hand outside of the line as Meeks and Gonzaga's Silas Melson battle for a loose ball during the second half in the finals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournam... .

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  14. Tar Heels hoping Hicks can turn things around in NCAA finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    North Carolina's Isaiah Hicks goes up for a shot during the first half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Oregon, Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. . North Carolina head coach Roy Williams talks with forward Isaiah Hicks, left, during the first half against Oregon in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Glendale... .

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  15. Gonzaga, N Carolina feature beastly bigs in NCAA title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Gonzaga won 77-73. . North Carolina forward Justin Jackson celebrates in front of Oregon guard Payton Pritchard at the end of a semifinal in the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz.

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  16. Tar Heels have spent years building to Final Four momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    North Carolina forward Theo Pinson laughs as he stretches during a practice session for their NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Friday, March 31, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. . North Carolina's Justin Jackson warms up during a practice session for their NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Friday, March 31, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz.

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  17. Unfinished: Tar Heels, Oregon try to get it right this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Oregon head coach Dana Altman answers questions after a practice session for their NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. . Oregon's Charlie Noebel walks to the locker room after a practice session for their NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz.

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  18. NCAA academic case hovers over UNC at another Final FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham has stopped trying to project when the NCAA case tied to the school's multi-year academic scandal will reach a conclusion. That's because procedural hurdles, delays, even the NCAA's struggle to settle on charges have the case crawling through the governing body's infractions system.

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  19. Frank Mason of Kansas unanimous pick for AP All-America teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Oregon won 74 - 60. . North Carolina forward Justin Jackson loses the ball against Kentucky forward Isaac Humphries in the first half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Mem... The senior guard was the only unanimous selection to the 2016-17 AP All-America team Tuesday, receiving all first-team votes from the same 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly AP Top 25. "I love the kid and I think he knows how I feel about him, but I've never been more proud - not that he's won a postseason award - but he's done everything that he's supposed to do," Kansas coach Bill Self said.

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  20. Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Cleveland is still searching for its franchise QB after nearly two decades back in the NFL. The Browns have the top overall draft pick following a 1-15 season, and also the 12th pick.

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