Monken impressed by Prescott’s effort last season

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL Southern Miss coach Todd Monken saw firsthand in last year’s season opener just how dangerous Dak Prescott...

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Greg Davis has truly appreciated the attitude and effort of the Northeast Community College football team in practice the past several weeks. But enough practice, Davis and the Tigers want to see their efforts result in points on a scoreboard and a victory in the win column. The […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Someone else is going to have to wash Malik Newman’s jersey. Reggie Patterson, Mississippi State’s former basketball manager, now has a jersey of his own. Former Baldwyn star and Journal All-Area selection Patterson has walked on for new coach Ben Howland and a Bulldogs team already heaped with great expectations. […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Northeast and Itawamba community colleges will open their football seasons tonight at home against nationally ranked foes. The Northeast Tigers host will No. 9 Gulf Coast with the kickoff at 6:30 p.m., and the Itawamba Indians entertain No. 7 Copiah-Lincoln with kickoff at 7 p.m. “Sunday night was […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – When Mississippi State signed Martinas Rankin, the nation’s top junior college offensive tackle last year, many believed he would walk right into a starting spot on the Bulldogs line. That has not been the case. With the season quickly approaching, Rankin is still locked in a battle at […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – College football first-teamers typically get more practice reps than backups, but those guys have nothing on Chief Brown. Brown has been many things in his Ole Miss career, but he’s rarely been a starter. That won’t change this season, the last for the Winona senior, but he doesn’t […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal If the Major League Baseball season would ended Monday night, the Texas Rangers would have had a wild card playoff spot. Mitch Moreland wouldn’t take it for granted. The former Amory and Mississippi State star made his MLB debut on July 29, 2010. He singled in his first at-bat. Three […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Deshea Townsend knows a thing or two about what it takes to succeed, not only in the Southeastern Conference but in the NFL as well. Townsend was an All-SEC corner at Alabama before spending 13 years in the NFL and winning two Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss football players got their first taste of routine on Tuesday, and reviews were mixed. Players had Monday off, the first day of classes. A day later, mixing class with study hall and weights and trying to remain focused for an afternoon practice was an eye-opening experience […]

By Don Hammack The Sun Herald (TNS) Brittney Reese was 22 the last time she was in Beijing. It was 2008, and she was there for her first Olympics. The former Ole Miss All-American is competing there again, starting today. The stage is almost as big, the World Championships, and she remembers that last time. […]