First things first about the so-called Deflate-gate controversy: Can we please stop including the -gate ending for any and every scandal?
This would have been March 1974. Mississippi Coliseum was so packed the fire marshals had locked the doors. If Jackson State defeated Alcorn State, the Tigers were going to the NIT, which was a huge deal 41 years ago.
Lancaster, Othella, Ronnie, Jesse, Hollywood, Mo ...
Long-time Mississippi basketball fans already know where this is headed.
The former Chris Jackson, Literrial, Antonio ... most recently, Devin ...
The list goes on and on.
Starkville’s Jack Vaughn was an outstanding football official, so proficient he officiated three Super Bowls and more playoffs games than he could count.
Jack died last December of a heart attack. A funny, smart guy with so many stories, he will be missed.
Jim Gallagher Jr. of Greenwood, just turned 54, has made the successful transition from playing golf for a living to commenting about golf on television.
The least surprised people of all are his family, especially his wife, Cissye.
Best pitcher in Mississippi high school baseball history? Great question, and I have no definitive answer.
But I know of only one pitcher for whom a high school baseball team was created, and he became a three-time Major League All-Star. His name: Roy Oswalt.