Date: APRIL 14, 2016
Show: AFTERNOON
Page #: A01
Slug: Open/Station ID
Writer: ASHLI COGGINS

((ASHLI COGGINS))
THIS IS JACKSON STATE NEWS NOW.
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HELLO EVERYONE…I’M ASHLI COGGINS WITH YOUR JACKSON STATE NEWS NOW SPORTS UPDATE.

THE TIME NOW IS 2:48 P.M. AND IT IS CURRENTLY 64 DEGREES HERE IN THE JACKSON METRO AREA. I’LL HAVE THE REST OF YOUR FORECAST LATER.
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MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY RELEASED A RETURNING WIDE RECEIVER, FRED BROWN THIS MORNING.
THEY HAVE YET TO PROVIDE AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT DETAILING THE REASON FOR BROWN’S RELEASE; HOWEVER, THE SENIOR HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE UNIVERSITY IN ITS ENTIRETY.
HE PLAYED IN 13 GAMES LAST SEASON , CATCHING 27 PASSES AND WAS EXPECTED TO HAVE A LARGE IMPACT ON THE BULLDOGS’ UPCOMING SEASON.
THE SPRING GAME FOR THE MISSISSIPPI STATE FOOTBALL TEAM IS SET FOR THIS UPCOMING SATURDAY.
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STEPH CURRY AND THE GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS HAVE SET YET ANOTHER RECORD.
THE GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS WON 73 GAMES, THE FIRST TEAM TO DO SUCH A THING IN NBA HISTORY.
IN ADDITION TO TEAM RECORDS, STEPHEN CURRY, POINT GUARD FOR THE WARRIORS, FINISHED THE SEASON WITH 402 3-POINT SHOTS, BECOMING THE FIRST PLAYER IN THE LEAGUE TO EVER DO SO.
THE WARRIORS ARE FAVORED TO WIN THE WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS AND TO REPEAT THEIR CHAMPIONSHIP WIN FROM LAST YEAR, WINNING THE LARRY O’BRIEN TROPHY.
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NBA LEGEND KOBE BRYANT PLAYED IN HIS FINAL GAME AS A LAKER LAST NIGHT.
BRYANT PLAYED IN THE NBA FOR 20 YEARS SETTING COUNTLESS RECORDS, INCLUDING ONE LAST NIGHT, BEING THE OLDEST RETIRING PLAYER TO FINISH WITH OVER 50 POINTS.
AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE GAME, BRYANT LEFT HEARTFELT WORDS WITH THE CROWD, PLEADING HIS LOVE TO THE FANS AND ALL OF THE LAKER FAMILY.
BRYANT SCORED 60 POINTS IN LAST NIGHT’S GAME.
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TRAFFIC IS CLEAR HERE IN THE JACKSON METRO AREA. THERE IS A ROAD CLOSING ON INTERSTATE 20 IN THE WESTBOUND LANE.
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THE TEMPERATURE IS 66 DEGREES AND THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAIN ARE FORECASTED FOR THE JACKSON METRO AREA. EXPECT HEAVY RAINS TONIGHT
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THE TIME NOW IS 2:51 P.M. THIS HAS BEEN ASHLI COGGINS WITH YOUR JACKSON STATE NEWS NOW UPDATE. I’LL BE BACK WITH MORE NEWS IN 30 MINUTES. # # #