NEMCC hires Horn: Four-time Pro Bowler to coach receivers

School reports BOONEVILLE – One of the most entertaining athletes in NFL history will be on the sidelines for Northeast Mississippi...

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Everything seems to be going the way of the Itawamba Lady Indians softball team: • MACJC North Division champions for the third straight season. • Up to No. 11 in the nation, the highest ranking ever for the Lady Indians. • A 17-game winning streak and a school […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Every week is important during the division schedules of the junior college baseball season. This week trumps all the rest for the Northeast Tigers. Two doubleheaders remain in North Division play for the Tigers. Win all four games, and the Tigers claim the North Division title, and the […]

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Itawamba's Brady Chambley pitches during Wednesday's game against Northeast.

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – The Northeast Tigers were able to secure a victory on Wednesday thanks to a new rule this season that extended Game 1 of a doubleheader. Northeast scored the tying run in the top of the ninth, then plated three in the tenth to down its rival […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Beating the No. 1 team in the nation is usually a good boast for the mental state of any baseball team. Now the Itawamba Indians need a North Division win. The Indians will get that opportunity today, hosting area rival the Northeast Tigers in a North […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Northeast Tigers baseball team are halfway through their 2014 North Division schedule. “We’re not playing our best, and we started out so slow,” Northeast head. coach Kent Farris said. “But the kids have started to grasp the things we want them to do to be successful.” Despite […]

School reports FULTON – The No. 19 ICC Lady Indians rallied to score four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to earn a split with rival Northeast with a 4-1 Game 2 win in Fulton. Trailing 1-0, Kory Watterson doubled to start the sixth before tying the game after scoring on back-to-back wild […]

Daily Journal Rainy weather has jumbled local sports schedules. Mississippi State, which was set to open a three-game baseball series tonight against Arkansas, will now play two games on Saturday. First pitch for Game 1 at Dudy Noble Field is set for 2 p.m. Ole Miss and Alabama meet in Tuscaloosa today, and the start […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal FULTON – Coaches like consistency. And Itawamba Community College Lady Indians softball coach Andy Kirk likes the current consistency of his squad. That consistency has landed the Lady Indians in first place in the North Division halfway through their league schedule. That schedule through the North starts over […]

Jones County Junior College coach Jay Ladner embraces Bryce Jones after the Bobcats beat previously unbeaten Indiana Hills (Iowa) for the NJCAA title. The Bobcats had to beat the tournament's top three seeds to take home a championship. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Travis Morisse)

How do you celebrate the first national junior college men’s basketball championship in the long, storied history of the Mississippi junior college system? Jones Junior College coach Jay Ladner, one of the best coaches 99.99 percent of the country never heard of, answered his cell phone Sunday morning and answered that question. “We’re pulled over […]