Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace, left, speaks with quarterback Ryan Buchanan in a game against Presbyterian. The Rebels haven't lost confidence in Wallace despite some shaky play and injuries suffered over the last few weeks.  (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss players are confident their quarterback can have a turnaround game that returns the Golden Egg trophy to the Rebels. If Bo Wallace can do that he’ll actually turn around two games. The Rebels’ starting quarterback is dealing with a sprained ankle this week. There’s been no […]

STARKVILLE Love him or hate him, fans of both Mississippi State and Ole Miss can credit Dan Mullen for rekindling what is now one of the most heated rivalries in college football. Sure, there was bad blood between the Magnolia State schools long before Mullen arrived in Starkville in December 2008, but he certainly has […]

Coach Darren Coffey yells out to the Wildcats to apply pressure on defense during the second half of play. (Charles A. Smith/Special to the Journal

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Calhoun City returns four starters, but the big return the Wildcats hope for is a return to the Class 2A state basketball tournament. The big goal: a state title. “The one thing we haven’t gotten in a while is a ring,” Calhoun City coach Daren Coffey said. “Each year, we […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal There are mighty big names playing basketball at Corinth High this weekend. For $10 a day at Friday and Saturday’s second annual Lighthouse Classic, there are 14 games, top teams from five states and eight of the top 139 players in America according to Future150. Not to mention, there are […]

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Every Thursday, the hosts of the weekday Supertalk Mississippi show “Head to Head” will answer a question exclusively for Daily Journal readers. Oxford native Richard Cross is also part of the new SEC Network broadcast team, while Matt Wyatt is former MSU quarterback and the color man for Bulldogs’ football broadcasts. Email your questions to […]

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Hamilton's Addie Thompson, the Daily Journal's Slow-Pitch Softball Player of the Year, hit .747 with 25 home runs – and 32 intentional walks.

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal When she wasn’t being intentionally walked, the ball was leaving the yard for Hamilton slugger Addie Thompson during this past slow-pitch softball season. Thompson, Hamilton’s senior shortstop/second baseman, blasted 25 homers and hit .747 amid 32 intentional walks as she led the Lady Lions to their seventh-straight North finals appearance. […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal This is a true like-father, like-son story. Jeremy Duke directed the Smithville Lady Seminoles to a Class 1A state championship in slow-pitch softball this season. The softball title was the fifth – four slow, one fast-pitch – Duke has won during his 12-year tenure at the Monroe County school. His […]


Taylor Cresap Itawamba AHS, Sr. Position: 3B Numbers: .621 BA, 15 HR, 18 walks Fast fact: Division 2-4A MVP has committed to play at ICC. Hallie Donald Mooreville, Soph. Position: SS Numbers: .670 BA, 23 HR, 68 RBI, 30 walks Fast fact: Does 100 push-ups, sit-ups and squats a night to build strength. Talaja Echoles […]

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Daily Journal sports editor John Pitts, Ole Miss beat writer Parrish Alford and MSU beat writer Logan Lowery discuss the upcoming Egg Bowl, which will be played at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Oxford on CBS.