Monken: Palpable change at MSU

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Southern Miss head coach Todd Monken has made only one visit to Davis Wade Stadium – in...

Ole Miss wide receiver Vince Sanders (10) celebrates after defeating Boise State 35-13.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal ATLANTA – Great wide receiver play can overcome a multitude of quarterback sins. Bo Wallace threw three interceptions – but also four touchdown passes – as No. 18 Ole Miss outlasted Boise State 35-13 before a crowd of 32,823 in the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game in the Georgia Dome. After the […]

Ole Miss fans of all ages enjoyed pregame activities at the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game fan zone located adjacent to the Georgia Dome.

By John Davis Oxford Citizen ATLANTA – Work brought Shane Barker to the South Wednesday afternoon. His Boise State Broncos are keeping him around until Friday. The Weiser, Idaho, native was getting geared up for Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game by having some fun at the fan zone located next to the Georgia Dome. “The timing just […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen ATLANTA – Already down a linebacker with Denzel Nkemdiche suspended, Ole Miss lost Serderius Bryant during the first quarter of Thursday night’s Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. The senior was ejected on Boise State’s third offensive series when he was called for a personal foul for a hit placed on quarterback Grant […]

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Baldwyn's Duke Upshaw had 457 yards of total production and four touchdowns in Thursday's win.

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal BALDWYN – Baldwyn finally killed the skunk, maybe literally. For sure, the Bearcats slung the monkey off their seniors’ backs. Baldwyn beat Booneville 41-12 in Thursday’s Skunk Bowl, a win over its rival for the first time since 2008. Junior quarterback Duke Upshaw totaled 457 yards and four touchdowns, including […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Tupelo’s first work on its blue artificial-turfed Renasant Field will be in tonight’s second game. The Golden Wave (1-0), which hosts Center Hill (0-1) at 7, had hoped to practice on its game field Thursday, but workers were putting the finishing touches on playing surface. “Turf’s turf and a football […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel WALNUT – Falkner won the game on the stat sheet. The Walnut Wildcats won where it really mattered – the scoreboard. Thursday in a classic between North Tippah rivals, Walnut rallied from a 21-12 third-quarter deficit to defeat Falkner 28-21 in the 13th Joe Bowl. “Such a hard-fought win,” said […]

By Paul Jones Special to the Journal WEST POINT – Before West Point and South Panola kicked off Thursday evening, Green Wave head coach Chris Chambless warned his team that every play would count. Indeed, South Panola made one more play than West Point in a 14-10 victory. South Panola senior Darrell Henderson provided the […]

By Kevin Tate Outdoors Writer One of the best options for hunters seeking spots for Monday’s dove opener and beyond may lie on public ground nearby. State dove program coordinator Scott Baker and the staff with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks have been developing public dove hunt offerings for many years, and […]

The Boy brought his BB gun, sunglasses, camo gloves and cap. He carried his folding stool and his pocket knife. Along with my own gun and gear, I brought a bottle of water and a ThermaCELL for each of us. I also brought lots of memories I hoped to share, but those require a little […]