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John Weaver shares memories of Boo Ferriss

WJTV – Boo Ferriss impacted many lives during his time and John Weaver was one of those who felt that impact.

Weaver, now an assistant football coach at MRA and a former Delta State punter, joined WJTV 12’s Tyler Greever on The Sports Zone to share some personal memories of Ferriss. 21 more words

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Mississippi baseball legend Boo Ferriss dies at 94

CLEVELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – The man who most consider to be the face of baseball for Mississippi has passed away.

David “Boo” Ferris, a legendary Mississippi State player, Boston Red Sox All-Star, and Delta State coach, died at the age of 94 on Thanksgiving morning. 27 more words

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Delta State wins fifth straight over Choctaws 61-31

CLEVELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – The Heritage Bell has belonged to Delta State, with Mississippi College not beating the Statesmen since 1993.

Click the video above to see how Delta State extended its streak to five straight with a 61-31 win.

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Schmidt's Record Night

WJTV – Delta State junior guard Devin Schmidt needed just five points to become the program’s all-time leading scorer on Thursday night.

He did that in the first six minutes. 53 more words

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Devin Schmidt becomes Delta State's all-time leading scorer

WJTV – Delta State junior Devin Schmidt became the program’s all-time leading scorer on Thursday night.

Schmidt needed just five points to break Carl Brown’s 30-year-old record. 74 more words

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