Oxford Police announce game day traffic flow

By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal Fans leaving Saturday’s football game between Ole Miss and Alabama in Oxford will find a new traffic...

JACKSON So, you ask, when is the last time two Mississippi teams were undefeated and ranked as highly as Ole Miss and Mississippi State are this far into the season? That would be never. Ever. Ole Miss was No. 6, State No. 11 when they both teed it up on Oct. 4, 1958, but back […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal SALTILLO – All of a sudden, Saltillo has a passing game. The run-first Tigers have a reputation of pounding with senior back Diamante Pounds. Make no mistake, it’s still run-first. But out of nowhere – technically, out of Tupelo Christian – comes sophomore Clayton Knight. Since coming in two weeks […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal NETTLETON – Two powerful slow pitch softball teams – Nettleton and Mooreville – traded blows for seven innings Tuesday night. In the end, one “chaotic” play was the difference … and it favored the Lady Tigers, who defeated the visiting Lady Troopers 11-9 in a Division 4-3A thriller at James […]

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Tupelo's Demaris Wise had a big impact on Hernando with a 75-yard interception return, above, and a run-stuffing tackle on Leon Cunningham.

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Tupelo made a couple of needed moves in the offseason, one was switching Mississippi State commitment Jarvis Wilson from wide receiver to safety. The other? Moving Demaris Wise from receiver to safety. “We lost two good safeties and needed two,” Tupelo head coach Trent Hammond said. “Everybody talked about Red […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Absence, it appears, has made an impact on Denzel Nkemdiche. It gave him time to think, and there was a lot to think about during his time away from Ole Miss football. There was a civil lawsuit, a misdemeanor arrest, a spring break beach video filled with profanity […]

STARKVILLE For years, the knock on Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen has been he couldn’t win the big one. Many critiqued Mullen for not being able to beat a ranked opponent during his tenure and only being capable of beating Ole Miss consistently within his own division. But those criticisms were silenced in Baton Rouge two […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal Former Tupelo kicker Drew White has a ringside seat for one of the greatest shows on turf. As the placekicker and punter for top-ranked East Mississippi Community College, White has already earned one national championship ring. He and his Lions teammates are 5-0 this season and are aiming for […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Itawamba AHS got off to a slow start last season. But the pace picked up quicker than it has this year. A 57-29 loss at Aberdeen left the Indians 1-4 heading to last week’s bye – an important week, as Division 1-4A play begins on Friday night against improving Amory. […]

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School reports OXFORD – Ole Miss sophomore safety Anthony Alford has decided to leave the Ole Miss football team and pursue a professional baseball career. A native of Petal, Alford has played in all four games this year as a backup safety and punt returner. He registered six tackles and two punt returns for 8 […]