Amory still chasing 4A title

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal AMORY – Amory’s been to the mountain top in slow-pitch softball the last two seasons, only to come home...

By Stephen Hunt Special to the Journal It might be cliché, but October baseball is what Amory’s Mitch Moreland and every other big leaguer lives for. Moreland, 30, is back in the postseason with the Texas Rangers, who won the American League West on the final day of the season. Texas will face the Toronto […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Cornerback Tee Shepard is leaving the Ole Miss football team. Shepard announced his decision in a statement through the school’s media relations staff on Wednesday afternoon. Shepard has a hearing disability, and that has contributed to a lack of playing time for the former five-star recruit. A native […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – When Beniquez Brown arrived at Mississippi State in 2012, he was able to observe a roster full of future NFL linebackers like Cameron Lawrence, Deontae Skinner, Benardrick McKinney and Matthew Wells and how they went about their business on a daily basis. Although he broke into the starting […]

OXFORD Ole Miss players earlier this week told us they can still reach goals like winning the SEC and reaching the college football playoff. That is indeed true. The ebb and flow of a college football season is truly amazing. The Rebels have lost one game, and head coach Hugh Freeze said his guys this […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal As the crow flies, the campuses of Itawamba Community College and Northeast Community College are probably the closest pair of schools in Mississippi. Just because they are neighbors, does not mean they are neighborly. That competitive nature will manifest to the fullest tonight as ICC visits Northeast for […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Today is only one game for the Northeast Tigers football team. Yet, today is also the most important game for the Tigers. However the mindset when the Northeast players step on their home turf for the 6:30 p.m. kick, one of the most awaited football matchups of the […]

By Will Graves AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH – These Chicago Cubs are supposed to be too young to be here. Or maybe they’re just too good to care. Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Cubs rolled to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game on […]

JACKSON This was 53 years and several months ago at the old Mississippi Southern College baseball field just off Highway 49 in Hattiesburg. Delta State College was about to play MSC in baseball. I was 9. My dad was on the field talking to a tall, broad-shouldered man in a gray flannel uniform with a […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal AMORY – Amory fans like to chant “Panther Magic” when things go well. Through six weeks of the season, it was more like the Panthers were cursed. Amory (3-4, 1-0) lost three of its first four games and ended the non-division schedule being pounded by Northpoint Christian. “There were a […]