By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Michael Abraham insists he doesn’t know too much about quarterbacking, but Oxford head coach Johnny Hill doesn’t have to be that humble about the father of his quarterback, junior Jack Abraham. “Unbelievable,” Hill said of the father-son relationship. “Michael has really groomed this kid since he was in the second […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State wanted a more challenging non-conference schedule in Rick Ray’s third season to reflect a finally full roster. The Bulldogs released their 13-game non-conference slate on Wednesday. It features eight home outings and another at Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson on Dec. 20 against South Carolina Upstate. MSU […]

School reports OXFORD – Ole Miss will face as many as five NCAA Tournament teams from a year ago in its 2014-15 non-league slate of games, as head coach Andy Kennedy announced the Rebels’ non-conference schedule Wednesday. The Rebels’ non-conference slate includes games with NCAA Tournament teams Creighton, Coastal Carolina, Dayton, Oregon and a possible […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Pontotoc Red Sox and Tupelo 49ers are favored in most years to challenge for the senior American Legion State Championship. The Booneville Banditos want to earn that elite status in Mississippi, too. Until then, they will embrace the underdog role, including this year’s state tournament, which begins […]

IRVING, Texas (AP) – The chairman of the NCAA’s infractions committee says a number of factors could be the cause for the lack of activity by the group that prompted Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to call the enforcement program “broken.” Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky, chair of the Committee on Infractions, on Wednesday listed […]

JACKSON Imagine, for the moment, that every famous athlete gave back to their community in the manner the Archie Manning family does. Just imagine. Dr. Jimmy Keeton, who heads up the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has imagined. “The world would be a better place,” Keeton says. “Mississippi would be a much more healthy place.” […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Fletcher Adams is already one of the state’s most feared defensive linemen. A double digit number of colleges are after the services of Brandon’s 6-foot-3, 255-pound senior. And those schools haven’t even seen the 5-star recruit with the ball in his hands. Adams flashed a new part of his skill […]

Tyron Johnson of New Orleans is the top-ranked wide receiver prospect for the 2015 class. (File photo)

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Could Ole Miss sign another top-rated wide receiver? Clyde Leflore, who plays for New Orleans’ Warren Easton High School, is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 10 player in Louisiana, has said Ole Miss is in his top five. Ole Miss signed the nation’s top receiver, Laquon Treadwell, last year. […]

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Vardaman's Brandon Walker, 16, shot back-to-back 74s to win the 16-18 division at Big Oaks.

By Kyle Alford Special to the Journal SALTILLO – Jake Crosson, 14, of Columbus shot a two-day total of 151 at Big Oaks Golf Club to win the boys 14-15 division in the North Mississippi Coca-Cola Junior Golf Tour championship. After posting a head-turning score of 72 in the first round, Crosson recorded a second-day […]