Patterson relishing post-recruiting role

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal OXFORD – Shea Patterson walked over to the table to have his mug shot taken at Wednesday’s Southern...

Daily Journal MEMPHIS – Former Tupelo High catcher Dylan Vuncannon has joined the the baseball program at the University of Memphis. Vuncannon, who will be a junior in 2016, spent the last two seasons at East Mississippi Community College. He was second on the team with a .377 batting average last season. He led EMCC […]

From wire reports COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier called for the removal of the Confederate flag that flies on the State House grounds and other coaches and officials at the school soon followed suit. Debate about the flag, long a source of a controversy, intensified after nine parishioners at an African-American […]

By Eric Olson AP Sports Writer OMAHA, Neb. – Six weeks ago, it looked as though Virginia might not even qualify for its conference tournament, let alone the NCAA Tournament. Look at the Cavaliers now. They’re national champions for the first time in baseball after finishing a magnificent postseason run with a 4-2 victory over […]

Daily Journal Five members of Ole Miss’ junior class were recognized as Preseason All-Americans by Athlon Sports. Wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche and safety Tony Conner were placed on the first team, while tight end Evan Engram earned a spot on the second team. The Rebels are tied […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Georgia Russell is ready to take on a bigger role for the Ole Miss soccer team. For the first time since the Tupelo High graduate first arrived in Oxford, she is healthy, and ready to run. Russell suffered a lateral meniscus tear in her knee in 2012, which […]

STARKVILLE Over the past couple of weeks, several people have asked my opinion on how Mississippi State fared in the MLB Draft. The glass-half-full side of me feels that the Diamond Dogs are bringing in one of the nation’s top classes, filled with an abundance of left-handed pitching. My glass-half-empty version saw MSU lose three […]

By Eric Olson AP Sports Writer OMAHA, Neb. – This scrappy Virginia team with patchwork pitching and a late-to-start offense finds itself one win away from its first national title. The Cavaliers forced a winner-take-all Game 3 in the College World Series with its 3-0 victory over defending champion Vanderbilt on Tuesday night. Game 2 […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Sophomore defensive back Jahmere Irvin-Sills intends to transfer from Mississippi State, according to a team spokesman. Irvin-Sills appeared in nine games as a redshirt freshman cornerback last season and recorded 10 tackles. The 5-foot-10, 175-pounder worked at safety during spring drills for the Bulldogs and made a pair […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s depth along the offensive line was dealt a blow, as guard Kent Flowers has decided to spend his sophomore season at Copiah-Lincoln Community College. Co-Lin confirmed the transfer Tuesday of the 6-foot-5, 300-pounder from Hollandale. Flowers signed a national letter of intent with the Wolfpack on […]