School reports STARKVILLE – It was a super Sunday for the No. 11 Mississippi State women’s basketball team. The Bulldogs moved into sole possession of second place in the SEC standings thanks to a strong defensive effort in a 52-42 win over No. 21 Missouri at Humphrey Coliseum. With its fourth straight win, MSU (21-4, […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The race for the four men’s basketball playoff spots in the MACJC North Division is a clustered mess – five teams within one game of each other. The area’s two junior colleges – the Northeast Tigers and Itawamba Indians – are right in middle of that […]

Looking Back: Ole Miss went 2-0 for the week, winning 76-73 at Missouri and 85-78 at home against Vanderbilt. Looking Ahead: The Rebels face two of the SEC’s best teams – Florida and Texas A&M – on the road in two of the next three games. This week it’s Florida (8 p.m., ESPNU) on Tuesday […]

Looking Back: The Bulldogs lost 82-80 at home to Alabama on Tuesday and fell 88-77 at LSU on Saturday. Looking Ahead: MSU begins a three-game homestand starting with Arkansas on Tuesday at 8 p.m. and Georgia on Saturday at 7 p.m. Both game will be televised on SEC Network. Who’s Hot: After missing the Missouri […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel PINE GROVE – The difference in Saturday night’s showdown between the Biggersville and Pine Grove girls for the Division 1-1A tournament’s No. 1 seed came down to making shots. Pine Grove (17-9, 9-1) made a few more down the stretch. Facing a 12-point fourth quarter deficit, eighth-grade guard Loren Elliott […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal MADISON – Oxford’s strategy is no secret: Find Mo. Morgan O’Connor, the Lady Chargers high-scoring eighth-grade forward, knocked in the game-winning goal off a header from senior Zoe Scruggs in the 76th minute to give Oxford a 2-1 victory against West Harrison for the MHSAA Class 5A state soccer championship. […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen MADISON – A second straight championship was not in the cards for the Lafayette Lady Commodores on Saturday afternoon. West Lauderdale, without a senior on its roster, defeated Lafayette 3-1 in the MHSAA Class 4A state title match played at Madison Central High. Riley Thompson, Caroline Green and Erica Gaddine […]

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal MADISON – For Amory, an early deficit was too much to overcome in Saturday’s Class 4A boys’ soccer championship game. St. Stanislaus (23-3-1) scored two goals in the first 13 minutes and added one late to ice their third straight championship with a 3-1 win over the Panthers. “We played […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal CLINTON – Makenna Cowsert stopped the shot, for a second. “I had it!” the visibly upset senior goalkeeper exclaimed to her stunned teammates, moments after South Pontotoc lost 1-0 Saturday to Sacred Heart on a last-minute goal in a second sudden-death period of the MHSAA Class 1A-2A-3A state championship soccer […]