Corinth volleyball on the rise

BY GENE PHELPS DAILY JOURNAL CORINTH – First-year coach Kelly Wright wasn’t pleased with her Corinth High School volleyball team’s...

Daily Journal For the first time, the Ole Miss men’s cross country team has been voted the preseason EC favorite by the league’s coaches. The Rebels won the NCAA South Regional last season to earn their first NCAA championship berth and return three All-SEC performers – Wesley Gallagher, Sean Tobin and Robert Domanic. The Rebels […]

Daily Journal Coming off a successful opening weekend, the Ole Miss volleyball team had two players honored by the SEC office. Nakeyta Clair was named SEC Offensive Player of the Week and Aubrey Edie earned Setter of the Week honors. Clair was named MVP of the Magnolia Invitational as she tallied 38 kills and hit […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Game week is here for college football. Seven days from now all questions won’t be answered, but fans and the media, most of whom have had little access to teams through August camp, will know more about their teams. Much of the drama will unfold before Saturday. There are 27 […]

By Adam Gore Special to the Journal STOCKTON, Calif. – Odie Armstrong found himself standing on the pinnacle of the Arena Football League – again – when he and the San Jose SaberCats defeated the Jacksonville Sharks 68-47 to win Arena Bowl XXVIII on Saturday night. “It’s amazing,” said Armstrong, the former ICC and Vardaman […]

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BY BRANDON SPECK DAILY JOURNAL After an 11-win season in 2012, Houston has been in rebuild mode. The Toppers won one game in 2013, then five last season. Friday, they won one big one, 9-6 over the Journal’s No. 1 small school, back-to-back North 2A champ Calhoun City. “It’s a big win in the season, […]

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By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Game week is here, but most Ole Miss freshmen are still a year away from seeing the Vaught-Hemingway Stadium field on Saturdays. Many seasons past the Rebels would be counting on young newcomers in some key roles. Beyond freshman guard Javon Patterson that’s not the case in 2015, […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – When the season kicks off for Mississippi State this week, Johnathan Calvin has a chance for significant playing time. It is an opportunity that may not have been afforded the defensive end had he not graduated from Copiah-Lincoln Community College early. Calvin was able to enroll in January […]

Daily Journal reports The four athletes with Mississippi ties came away with one medal, a bronze, at the Athletics World Championships that wrapped up Sunday in Beijing. Tori Bowie, the former Southern Miss standout from Sandhill, picked up a bronze in the 100 meters. The others: • Brittney Reese (Gulfport, Ole Miss), the three-time defending […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss defensive coordinator Dave Wommack says he isn’t concerned about depth at linebacker even with the tinkering that’s gone on to replace D.T. Shackelford. A sixth-year senior, Shackelford tied for third on the team with 65 tackles and added five tackles for loss plus a pair of […]