Monthly Archives: August 2015

A.J. Brown: ‘I can take any corner in the nation 1-on-1’

@brandonspeck STARKVILLE – ESPN’s 300 has Starkville WR A.J. Brown as the No. 3 player in Mississippi. The four-letter may change its mind about the four-star after Friday night. Brown, whose offer sheet reads like a list of College GameDay

Posted in Football, Recruiting

Corinth continuing tear, Aberdeen looks to rebound

@brandonspeck Last week’s Corinth-Aberdeen season-opener was a classic, Corinth winning 21-20 after Javen Morrison knocked away Aberdeen’s two-point pass to win it in the final seconds. The No. 2 large school Warriors continue a schedule tear tonight hosting No. 5

Posted in Football

Scores from Thursday, Aug. 27

Softball Booneville 8, Baldwyn 7 Smithville 4, Caledonia 0 Amory 12, Hatley 2 West Union 15, Ingomar 5 Vardaman 7, Calhoun City 1 Pine Grove 11, Jumpertown 0 South Pontotoc 9, Tupelo 8 Mantachie 9, Itawamba AHS 3

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Moreland anxious to get back in the AL postseason

@brandonspeck If the Major League Baseball season ended Thursday night, the Texas Rangers would have had a wildcard spot. Mitch Moreland wouldn’t take it for granted. The former Amory and Mississippi State star made his MLB debut on July 29,

Posted in Baseball

Scores from Tuesday, Aug. 25

Softball East Union 21, Myrtle 8 Hamilton 13, Hatley 3 Tishomingo Co. 26, Tupelo 20

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MaxPreps Plays of the Week

MaxPreps is doing a coll weekly video comp of the week’s top plays. This week’s includes Brandon’s Johnny Willis with a 100-plus yard pick-6. Click here for the plays. If you have one you want to submit, hastag it #MPTopPlay

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Bell, Blue Devils leading youth by example

@brandonspeck Booneville is fielding a very young team, the youngest in Mike Mattox’s six seasons. Fortunately he has juniors leading by example. I caught up with one of them, Tyrese Bell at the Oxford Jamboree, where he had the game-winning

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Scores from Saturday, Aug. 22

Softball Mooreville 2, Mantachie 0 Mooreville 10, Choctaw Central 6 Amory 22, Smithville 4 Hamilton 9, Hatley 8 Smithville 14, Hatley 1 Amory 5, Hamilton 4 Smithville 9, Hamilton 6 Amory 12, Hatley 0 Volleyball Alcorn Central 3, McNairy Central

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Former Panther Jones still unbeaten in Monroe

@brandonspeck The Amory-Aberdeen rivalry is legit. I was fortunate to be a part of it for five years and saw up close what it means to Monroe County. Aberdeen has been the recent dominant team in an A-Game series that

Posted in Football

Week 1 Journal Rankings

  Large Schools 1. Oxford (5A) vs. Southaven Chargers have been to the last two Class 5A championship games, looking to send a decorated senior class, including QB Jack Abraham (Tulane commit) and WR DK Metcalf (Ole Miss commit) out

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Booneville, Saltillo (and Brieton Sykes) photo gallery

@brandonspeck It was a blast getting back behind the camera for Saturday’s Oxford Jamboree. Here are a few pics if you want to rob them for your social media profile of choice.

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Calhoun City’s Brieton Sykes will need lots of water

@brandonspeck There are some questions for Calhoun City before you put the Wildcats back into a third straight Class 2A championship game. The Wildcats have some young’uns in big spots. Brieton Sykes is not one of them. The senior will

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