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By Brandon Speck Daily Journal The FedExForum has been good to the Memphis Grizzlies, winners of 26 of their last 28 in the friendly Beale...

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The 2015 quarterback picture at Ole Miss has taken an interesting turn. Highly touted junior college quarterback Chad Kelly, who signed with Ole Miss last week, was arrested early Sunday in Buffalo, N.Y., near his hometown, after he fought with bouncers who were trying to evict him from […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State wide receivers coach and passing coordinator Billy Gonzales has interviewed for the head coaching vacancy at Colorado State, according to Matt L. Stephens of the Coloradoan. Gonzales was a four-year letterwinner and a two-year starter at wide receiver for the Rams. He graduated with a degree in social […]

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School reports LAS VEGAS – Victoria Vivians led the way with 20 points as No. 21 Mississippi State beat Miami (Ohio) 68-42 Sunday in its final game of the Holiday Hoops Classic. The Bulldogs, off to the best start in school history, improved to 14-0. They enter their Christmas break as one of seven unbeatens […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Coming off a comeback win over Coastal Carolina, the Ole Miss basketball team is back in action tonight in a neutral site game against Southeast Missouri State. Tipoff at the DeSoto Civic Center in Southaven is 7 p.m. The Rebels trailed by 13 at halftime against Coastal before rallying to […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal GULFPORT – Gardner Minshew added an exclamation point to his high school career Saturday afternoon at Milner Stadium. The Brandon quarterback completed 15 of 29 passes for 225 yards and two touchdowns to earn MVP honors and lead the South to a 48-14 record victory against the North in the […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal GULFPORT – Diamante Pounds is used to being the offensive workhorse for Saltillo, but in Saturday’s 66th Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Game he changed roles. Pounds, who rushed for 1,800 yards this season, provided more blocking than yards rushing for the North all-stars. He had just four carries for nine […]

STARKVILLE The loss of Geoff Collins as defensive coordinator stung Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen. Not because the Bulldogs are facing a treacherous triple option offense like Georgia Tech’s in the Orange Bowl or that replacing a coach is unfamiliar territory. Collins’ departure hurt because so much of the marketing of MSU’s “psycho defense” […]

USC Upstate guard Fred Miller blocks a shot at the basket by Mississippi State guard Craig Sword in the first half. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal JACKSON – Mississippi State coach Rick Ray hoped to stop the bleeding following the Bulldogs’ home loss to Arkansas State on Wednesday. But Saturday’s 53-51 loss to South Carolina-Upstate at the Mississippi Coliseum cut even deeper and marked MSU’s fifth consecutive loss. “Against USC-Upstate our guys made a concerted effort […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Rivalry games have a way of bringing out the best in teams, even when the two may not exactly be even. Lafayette came into the game winless in three games so far this season but stayed competitive in the first quarter with their cross-town rivals before Oxford ran […]