Rebels get glimpse of future at bowl practice

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Bowl eligibility is the gift that keeps on giving. The extra practice for the extra game gives...

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Nathan Cox is a throwback, a “bust-you-in-your-mouth” football player. Tupelo’s senior center, who is scheduled to play in Saturday’s 66th Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Classic in Gulfport, takes no prisoners when he steps on a field. “I’m aggressive,” he said. “I think I move my feet well and use my […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Marshall Academy hasn’t built its championship basketball pedigree by softening its schedule. And this may be as tough as coach Craig Dailey has made it. The Patriots are playing three games in nearly 24 hours this weekend and that’s not even the toughest part. The first of those three games […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – There have been plenty of disappointing days during Rick Ray’s three years at the helm of Mississippi State. However, Wednesday night may have been the bleakest. Arkansas State entered the game with an RPI of 333 and had beaten just one Division I opponent all year. But the […]

School, wire reports LAFAYETTE, La. – Morgan William hit 11 of 14 free throws and scored 21 points to help No. 21 Mississippi State stay undefeated by beating Louisiana-Lafayette 66-51 on Wednesday. Mississippi State is off to its best start in school history after its 12th consecutive win. It’s the first time the Bulldogs have […]


By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss will try to distance itself from a disappointing home loss to Western Kentucky when the Rebels take on Coastal Carolina tonight. Tipoff at Tad Smith Coliseum is 7 p.m., and the game will be televised by the SEC Network. The Rebels lost a 16-point second-half lead […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen With the signature of four junior college players, including some highly regarded prospects, the Ole Miss football signing class for 2015 took a big leap forward Wednesday. Ole Miss now has the No. 19 ranked class in the nation on with the addition of defensive tackle DJ Jones, quarterback […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State and head coach Dan Mullen added five mid-year transfers to the roster for the spring semester. The Bulldogs signed three instate junior college prospects to national letters of intent while two early high school graduates inked financial aid agreements on Wednesday. Copiah-Lincoln Community College teammates Donald […]

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Baldwyn forward Duke Upshaw battles Saltillo defender Julian Warren as he drives to the basket in the second quarter.

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BALDWYN – The Baldwyn Bearcats seem to put themselves in numerous meaningful basketball games every season. The Saltillo Tigers want their share of the big stage. The Tigers proved they belong in the spotlight Tuesday, but the Bearcats proved they had been in tense games before, handling the […]


By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State is preparing for one of its toughest challenges of the year, facing a Georgia Tech’s triple-option offense that is averaging 333.6 yards a game on the ground. That task is now even more difficult after the Bulldogs defensive coordinator Geoff Collins bolted to Florida to accept […]