Memphis, TN Football

Trojans run away from Bolton to hold on for victory

ARLINGTON — The Millington Trojans escaped from Bolton with a 20-13 victory. If you don’t think escape is the appropriate word, just ask Trojans Head Coach Chris Michael to recap the final 2 minutes of Friday night’s game against the league rival Wildcats. Ahead 20-6 in the fourth quarter, the Trojans appeared to have a prolonged mental lapse.
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Mississippi State football travels to Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Mississippi State football team hits the road for the first time during the 2021 season to face the Memphis Tigers at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Saturday at 3 p.m. CT on ESPN2. The Bulldogs (2-0) are looking for their best start since 2018, two years...
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How to Watch and Listen: Mississippi State vs. Memphis

Mississippi State and Memphis renew an old rivalry this Saturday with an afternoon kickoff at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Saturday's 3 p.m. matchup will be the 45th meeting between the two programs and both teams are 2-0. The Bulldogs have opened the 2021 campaign with home victories over Louisiana Tech...
Arkansas Online

North Little Rock routs West Memphis

WEST MEMPHIS -- North Little Rock shook off a dismal first half Friday night and then exploded for four touchdowns in the final two quarters en route to a 41-0 victory over West Memphis. The Charging Wildcats (3-0) held a 14-0 lead at the half, but suffered two turnovers and...
DeSoto Times Today

Southave edges Lake Cormorant by 2 points

The Southaven Chargers defeated Lake Cormorant, 22-20 at home in the last game before the teams start facing district opponents. With the Chargers’ defense only allowing 22 points against them in their last three games and the Lake Cormorant offense establishing themselves as one of the strongest in the area, it was clear from the start that the matchup would be a hard-fought battle to the very end.
Daily Helmsman

Tigers prepare for border clash with Mississippi State

When the Mississippi State Bulldogs come to town on Saturday, it will be one of the most anticipated games in recent Memphis Tiger Football history. The matchup will see two undefeated teams go head to head in what is sure to be a fight to the finish. Memphis Head Coach...

Not just any game day: Tigers fans should note these events

Pro Football Hall of Famer Isaac Bruce and former teammates will be taking part in the Tiger Walk. Frank Bonner originally is from Indiana but comes to Memphis by way of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He spent the past two years writing for the Tulsa World covering Oklahoma State University athletics. He credits his early writing experience to his days as a high school sports reporter for the Republic Newspaper in Columbus, Indiana, and various internships, including at the NCAA and USA Basketball. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University and his Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from IUPUI in Indianapolis.
Daily Helmsman

Freshman sensation: How Tigers quarterback Seth Henigan seized the starting job

When University of Memphis freshman quarterback Seth Henigan arrived on campus in the spring of 2021, the Denton, Texas native found himself at the bottom of the depth chart. He quickly realized that for him to make a name for himself, he would have to put in the work. Nothing much would come easy for him, but for a guy with the expectations of Henigan’s, overcoming the odds was not something that was new to him.

Thomas making the most of second season at the U of M

MEMPHIS — After just two carries last year in his first year as a Tiger, Brandon Thomas has jumped on the scene this season as the U of M’s top running back. But while most of us might be surprised as Thomas’ success, his teammates…are not. In Saturday’s win over...

Cowbells will not be allowed at Tigers vs. Mississippi State game

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Memphis Tigers take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs this weekend at the Liberty Bowl, and the University of Memphis is warning fans not bring cowbells to the stadium. The Tigers sent a tweet saying no artificial noisemakers will be allowed inside the stadium Saturday. According...

BONEYARD: A look ahead at Memphis

Mississippi State will load the bus and make the trip up to Memphis this weekend. The Bulldogs (2-0) will take on the Tigers (2-0) for the first time since 2011. Mississippi State currently owns a 12-game winning streak in the series. The two teams have played a total of 44 times with the Bulldogs winning 33 of those contests. Recent history suggests that the Tigers are a much better team than they were when Mississippi State won the last meeting 59-14.
Starkville Daily News

Former SHS players get opportunity at Memphis

Many people were beginning to talk about the next big time running back to come out of the state of Mississippi in Rodrigues Clark, who was an eighth grader that was embarrassing would-be tacklers on the football field on most nights. For more on this story, read our news edition...