Rebels still fighting for NCAA spot

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal BATON ROUGE, La. – Georgia coach Mark Fox called Ole Miss a lock for the NCAA tournament in spite of the...

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Itawamba senior Bree Stewart protects the ball from Ripley's Zaida Cox. Stewart scored 13 of her 19 points in the second half.

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal RIPLEY – Tori Mallory is the go-to player for Itawamba AHS – but when you stop her, watch out for Bree Stewart. Mallory scored 28 points Friday to lead the defending state champion Lady Indians to a 71-56 second-round victory against Ripley in the MHSAA Class 4A Basketball Championships, but […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Abby Cantrell doesn’t have time to guess what color the dress is. She’s too busy scoring points and keeping things tidy for the Hatley Lady Tigers. Her coach, Scott Carter raves about the senior shooting guard, who has at least one more game to play. Hatley (14-14) goes to East […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The Booneville Lady Devils are the defending Class 3A State Champions, so assume a bit of knowledge about playing good basketball. So after playing Winona on Friday night in the 3A state playoffs, Booneville head coach Michael Smith was asked what he saw good? “Not a […]

Special to the Journal There is an elephant in the gym for the Tupelo Lady Wave – they’ve lost their first game in North state postseason play for four straight years. Lady Wave coach Matt Justice feels he has the seniors to kick the elephant out of the gym today as Tupelo hosts Horn Lake […]

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal NETTLETON – Nettleton senior Jabria Pounds has been to Jackson a handful of times in her softball career. On Friday night, she earned the chance to play for a trip to the Class 3A state basketball tournament with her Lady Tigers’ 44-41 first round win over Alcorn Central. Nettleton will […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State ventures to South Carolina at 5 p.m. today on the SEC Network seeking better fortune. The Bulldogs dropped a three-game homestand at Humphrey Coliseum with two losses coming to ranked competition. MSU fell 74-56 to top-ranked Kentucky on Wednesday. “No one has canceled their season because they lost […]

Daily Journal reports Playing on the road for the first time this season, No. 18 Ole Miss lost to No. 15 Central Florida 5-4 on Friday. JoMarcos Woods hit a two-out single to left field in the bottom of the ninth to score Kam Gellenger, capping the Black Knights’ rally. Ole Miss led 4-2 in […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Two of the premier programs on the college baseball landscape, Arizona and Mississippi State, clashed at Dudy Noble Field on Friday. When it was settled, the 22nd-ranked Diamond Dogs, who were considered the visitors on their home field, remained unbeaten (10-0) with a 4-2 win. “I thought it […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal INGOMAR – Ingomar ran its winning streak to 22 games Thursday with a smashing 106-25 victory against defending 1A state champion Mound Bayou JFK. The streak, however, is “irrelevant” says Lady Falcons coach Trent Adair. “That’s not our goal,” said Adair, whose young team hasn’t lost a game since Dec. […]