Sweep eludes Rebels

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The inability of Ole Miss to string wins together continues. After its most dominant day of the...

Wire reports Former Mississippi State standout Kendall Graveman began the season in the starting rotation for the Oakland Athletics, but was sent to the minors on Sunday after four ineffective starts. Graveman was 1-2 with a 8.27 ERA, giving up six earned runs ina 9-6 loss to Houston on Saturday. Nashville is the A’s Triple-A […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal CORINTH – Noah Essary was the only baseball player from the state invited to last month’s Baseball Youth Future Games in Florida, hit .333 there and played on the winning team in his age group. But none of that success gave him a big head. He already had that. […]

School reports FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Mississippi State returned to the win column on Sunday afternoon, beating No. 25 Arkansas 2-1. After a quality start by Austin Sexton, Zac Houston closed the door for his first career save. MSU (23-21, 7-14 SEC) snapped a six-game losing streak. Arkansas (26-18, 11-10) clinched its fifth straight SECseries win […]

Associated Press NEW YORK – Alex Rodriguez hit his 659th home run to move within one of Willie Mays for fourth place on the career list, and the New York Yankees took advantage of one mistake after another by the suddenly sloppy New York Mets in a 6-4 victory Sunday night. After falling behind early, […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – For the past two seasons, Jack Abraham has been setting passing records for the Oxford Chargers. The rising senior has not only piloted the football program to unprecedented success on the football field, his ability to read defenses and get the ball to the right person is as […]

STARKVILLE Let’s face it, there hasn’t been much to celebrate about Mississippi State’s men’s basketball program in quite some time. The Bulldogs have suffered through three straight losing seasons and haven’t reached the postseason since 2011-12. But the outlook has certainly changed over the last month. Not only did MSU make the move to bring […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss knocked around four Alabama pitchers Saturday afternoon, and while it took a little longer to gain separation in the evening it was worth the wait. Brady Bramlett pitched a career-long 71⁄3 innings, and Sikes Orvis and Austin Knight hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning […]

School reports FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Mississippi State was held to four hits Saturday night as it dropped a sixth straight SEC game. Arkansas broke open a tight contest with three runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 6-1 win. The series finale is at 1:05 p.m. today. The game will be available […]

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA – Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh with a homer, sparking a rally for Atlanta in a 5-2 win over Philadelphia on Saturday. The Braves scored three runs in the seventh and chased David Buchanan (0-4) while snapping a four-game losing streak. Chris Johnson had an RBI single and Eric Young Jr. […]