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. […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal TUPELO – Tears welled up in Barbara Aguirre’s eyes Saturday morning when a video honoring the late John Servati was shown at the Tupelo Aquatic Center. She wasn’t the only one overcome with emotion while remembering the former Shockwave Aquatics, Tupelo High School and University of Alabama swimmer who died […]

By Scotty Nichols Itawamba County Times FULTON – The Itawamba AHS Indians missed several opportunities to pick up a win in the first game of their first-round series against the Caledonia Confederates at home on Thursday night. Three times the Indians had the potential winning run just 90 feet away, but couldn’t come up with […]

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal HOUSTON – The Houston Hilltoppers put up a big lead early, then stretched that advantage out again after an Amory rally to come away with a 12-6 win to take their first round Class 4A baseball series. Houston (22-7) wins the series 2-1 after Amory forced the Game 3 Friday […]

By Ryan Moody Pontotoc Progress ECRU– Kossuth senior Carleigh Mills led the Lady Aggies on the mound and at the plate in Saturday’s series clinching 2-1 win over North Pontotoc. Mills gave up just one run on three hits and didn’t allow a walk as she pitched a complete game. At the plate she had […]

By Cheryl Owens The Meridian Star (TNS) NEWTON – Malcolm Phillips has long been associated with football and coaching around East Mississippi, ever since he played football at East Central Community College in Decatur in the early 1940s. But he also had a brush with greatness when he coached young Elvis. Upon graduation from ECCC, […]