By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Donald Gray’s college career did not begin as he envisioned. Gray signed with Mississippi State out of high school in 2013 but failed to qualify academically. The Bulldogs placed the talented receiver at Copiah-Lincoln Community College, but he injured his ankle during preseason practice and cost Gray the […]

Daily Journal Marshall Henderson, the excitable and high-scoring guard who helped Ole Miss to the 2013 SEC basketball championship, will join the NBA’s Sacramento Kings training camp this fall. Henderson, who’ll turn 25 next month, went undrafted last year and has been playing overseas – Italy, Qatar and Iraq. Yes, Iraq – and he was […]

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO – Lance Lynn pitched into the eighth inning before leaving with ankle injury that’s not considered serious and beat San Francisco for the first time in his career, as St. Louis took a 6-0 victory on Saturday. Lynn (11-8) awkwardly came off the mound to field Juan Perez’s leadoff chopper in […]

By Charles Odum AP Sports Writer ATLANTA – A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Lt. Charles Hampton of the Atlanta Police Department homicide unit confirmed the death hours after the fall […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal TUPELO – Jarkel Joiner is keenly aware of what his upcoming junior basketball season means to his future. “All my years are important, but this junior year is my most important,” Joiner said, “college coaches coming in and out. I’ve just got to work hard, keep God first and just […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal TUPELO – C.J. Brim drained one, then two, then three, all from 3-point range in last Saturday’s AAU Tournament at Tupelo High. “He can shoot the basketball,” North Mississippi Kings coach Garrett Hereford said. “And he’s got a good sense of it. He’s been playing so long, he’s got a […]

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Tupelo quarterback Daniel Bristow leaps into the end zone for a touchdown during Friday night's game at Corinth.

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal CORINTH – Trent Hammond had a passionate message for his Tupelo team following Friday’s 24-14 win against Corinth. “We’ve got to learn to finish,” he told his troops. “We were good enough tonight to win.” The Golden Wave (1-1), the Journal’s No. 5-ranked large school, bounced back from last week’s […]

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Oxford's Zac Jenkins signals that Oxford had recovered a fumble inside the 5-yard line late in the second quarter.

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal STARKVILLE – A.J. Brown doesn’t want to talk much recruiting with the season going on, but he is making it pretty difficult for reporters. The four-star receiver hauled in a career-high 16 catches and a massive 176 yards Friday on ESPNU as No. 4 large school Starkville beat No. 1 […]

By Scotty Nichols Itawamba Times FULTON – Things started off quick for the Itawamba AHS Indians, but they limped through a rough second quarter and regrouped during the halftime break to cruise to a 42-20 win over the New Albany Bulldogs on Friday night. Daniel Freppon punched the ball into the end zone from a […]