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Alcorn State falls to Grambling State in overtime, 35-34

By Alexander Swatson The Vicksburg Post LORMAN — Normally the fifth quarter is reserved for the bands to showcase their musical selections, but everyone in ... Read more

Alcorn State shakes off slow start, blows out Concordia College, 40-7

LORMAN — Alcorn State head coach Jay Hopson was happy his team came out of Saturday’s contest against Concordia College with a 40-7 victory, but ... Read more

Alcorn gets first win of season, 31-14

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — John Gibbs, Jr. passed for a touchdown and ran for another and Darryan Ragsdale ran for two more Saturday to help ... Read more

Georgia Tech blows out Alcorn State

ATLANTA (AP) — Freshman Marcus Marshall ran for 184 yards and two long touchdowns in his college debut, Patrick Skov scored three TDs in his ... Read more

Alcorn State opens fall camp with returning pieces

LORMAN — Fresh off of being named the 2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference preseason offensive player of the year, John Gibbs reported to the first day ... Read more

Alcorn State football coach Hopson hosting camps

LORMAN — Alcorn State head football coach Jay Hopson will be hosting two football camps on the Alcorn campus with one Saturday and another July ... Read more

Former coach, player remembers Whitney

NATCHEZ — If you ask former Alcorn State assistant coach Sam West to talk about the impact of the late Davey Whitney, West will respond ... Read more

Legendary Alcorn State coach dies

IRMINGHAM, Ala. — Former Alcorn State and Texas Southern University head basketball coach Davey L. Whitney passed away Sunday at the age of 85. The ... Read more

COMEBACK KID: Running back Joe Price makes return to Alcorn football team

Lorman — Joe Price didn’t think he was ever going to play football again. But Saturday, the Alcorn State senior threw on the No. 2 ... Read more

Alcorn State concludes spring with competitive game

Lorman — The Alcorn State Braves enter the 2015-16 football season with a target on their back. The reigning Southwestern Athletic Conference champions wrapped up ... Read more

Alcorn opens spring football

NATCHEZ — For Alcorn State head coach Jay Hopson, turning something negative into something positive is always important. So turning multiple injuries in 2014 into ... Read more

Alcorn head coach Jay Hopson visits Natchez with SWAC trophy

NATCHEZ — For most sports fans, the opportunity to meet the coach of their favorite team or snap a photo with a championship trophy are ... Read more

Hopson to host meet and greet

NATCHEZ — The Magnolia Bluff will host a meet-and-greet opportunity for Alcorn State fans to mingle with Alcorn head coach Jay Hopson. At the Cypress ... Read more

Alcorn State players perform drills in front of NFL scouts

LORMAN — The weight of Jamil Cooks’ future wasn’t going to crush him. Placed with an opportunity ahead of him that could change his life ... Read more

Alcorn State tops Southern to win SWAC title

It took 20 years, but Alcorn State can once again be called champions. Read more

UPSET ALERT: Jackson State takes down Alcorn State, 34-31

When it comes to the Jackson State and Alcorn State rivalry, records are thrown out the window. Read more

Gibbs, Alcorn rolls over UAPB

LORMAN — Alcorn State head coach Jay Hopson feared his impending matchup against University of Arkansas atPine Bluff would be a trap game for his ... Read more

Alcorn State routs Alabama A&M

John Gibbs Jr. rushed for a game-high 155 yards and scored two touchdowns helping Alcorn State punch their ticket to Houston for the SWAC Championship ... Read more

Alcorn State crushes Texas Southern

Taking a cue from its famous band, Alcorn State picked up the beat Saturday after hitting a rare sour note. Read more

Alcorn State golf hosts invitational, places in both divisions

The race for first place in the 2014 Alcorn State Invitational golf tournament at Duncan Park was a tight one Monday, with three teams vying ... Read more

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