Monthly Archives: May 2014

Video: Aberdeen junior has dazzling potential

@brandonspeck OKOLONA – Aberdeen rising junior Jerrick Orr is drawing a lot of attention online. Just wait until they see him in person. Attention has come by way of video on Hudl – a recruiting website – and while there

Posted in Football

Video talk with hard-hitting Tupelo LB Justin Clifton

TUPELO – Tupelo senior linebacker Justin Clifton is 5-foot-11, 192 pounds. And he’d love to hit you in the mouth. While he has offers from Tennessee-Martin and Alcorn State, larger schools seem hesitant to offer because he lacks that inch

Posted in Football

Video: Kossuth’s Wilcher on the Aggies’ rise

Jacob Wilcher is a sophomore, but the Ole Miss commit has had a huge hand in Kossuth’s back-to-back Class 3A baseball titles. The Aggies came out of nowhere three seasons ago and have two trophies in three championship series trips.

Posted in Baseball, Sports

Rico & the Aggies: A Love Story

@brandonspeck Atop the dugout watching Kossuth win a second straight MHSAA Class 3A state baseball championship is a rescued pet, a former orphan and maybe the best good-luck charm in Mississippi. It’s Rico the Penguin. Before Kossuth won the school’s

Posted in Baseball

Video: Kossuth win another 3A title

@brandonspeck PEARL – Kossuth is building quite a potential dynasty. Since coming out of nowhere in 2012 and winning the school’s first championship last season, the Aggies refuse to be ignored. New coach and two new starters, same result. Here

Posted in Baseball

Video: Kossuth wins 2014 Class 3A title

@brandonspeck Kossuth just won a back-to-back Class 3A baseball championship – on a walk-off hit-by-pitch. Here is the video of Connar Boyer taking one for the team and Kevin Ginn scoring the game-winner.

Posted in Sports

Wilcher 2.0 about to take the stage

@brandonspeck PEARL – There is a buzz around Kossuth sophomore Jacob Wilcher – a very deserving buzz. The Ole Miss commit has a swing that is a thing of beauty. He’s fast, too, 20 stolen bases. But there’s also a

Posted in Baseball, Sports

Video: Smithville dogpiles on 1A title

Thanks to @melissameador14 for the video. Neat look from the dugout as the Seminoles celebrate the first baseball title in school history.

Posted in Baseball

Video: Kossuth wins wild Game 1

@brandonspeck With too many big plays to even remember, Kossuth won a weird and wild Game 1 Wednesday in the Class 3A state championship series. Here is a link to the story in today’s #DJournal, as well as some video

Posted in Baseball

Scores from Wednesday, May 21

Baseball (MHSAA State Championships) Best of 3 Class 1A Smithville 6, Cathedral 1 Smithville leads series 1-0 Class 3A Kossuth 7, Sumrall 6 Kossuth leads series 1-0 Football (NEMFCA All-Star game) East 36, West 0

Posted in Sports

Video: Elijah Potts escapes 3A jam

With the bases loaded and no outs in the seventh inning of Game 1 of today’s Class 3A championship, Kossuth pitcher Elijah Potts got out of it. Here’s his final K of Sumrall’s Joseph McLaurin.

Posted in Sports

North champ Eupora dismissing coach

@brandonspeck PEARL – Eupora baseball coach Brad Mitchell has at least two more games as head coach of the Eagles. If Eupora and Taylorsville split the first two games of this week’s MHSAA Class 2A baseball championship series, he’ll have

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