MetroCast agrees to carry SEC Network

Daily Journal MetroCast has reached an agreement to carry the new SEC Network, it was announced Friday. Mississippi subscribers in more...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – West Virginia and Tennessee will open the 2018 college football season at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. The Charlotte Sports Foundation on Tuesday announced the first meeting between the schools. The game will be played Sept. 1, 2018. It will mark the first game for Tennessee in Charlotte. It also […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal MetroCast Communications, a TV provider for some households in Oxford, Starkville, Baldwyn, New Albany and other Northeast Mississippi towns, says it plans to offer the SEC Network. But there are details yet to be worked out. A MetroCast spokesman told the Daily Journal on Monday that his company expects […]

STARKVILLE Mississippi State’s sixth annual Big Dawg Camp was also its most successful. The Bulldogs received eight football commitments on Friday, swelling the 2015 class to 25 and lifting it five spots up to No. 9 nationally according to Having covered MSU recruiting for five years at before joining the Daily Journal staff, […]

C.J. Johnson missed most of last year due to a broken leg, putting a damper on the Rebels' pass rush. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

The buzzword around Ole Miss football right now is depth, but the best way to use depth is not at all. Everybody wants it, and you have to have it to be successful. It’s great when you can field a second team that offers little or no talent drop when called upon. Ideally those reserves […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal Comcast Cable customers are now assured of getting the SEC Network when it launches on Aug. 14, yet there are viewers in Oxford and Starkville who could be left in the dark. Metrocast Communications, a cable provider in both of those SEC towns, has yet to reach an agreement […]

By John Davis and Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Hoover beat Oxford, then one of the Bucs’ to players said he’s going to Starkville. After the Buccaneers beat the Chargers by a point in pool play to open the National Select 7-on-7 National Championships at Hoover High on Friday, 2015 wide receiver Justin […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s recruiting streak continued Friday night in its annual invitation-only Big Dawg Camp. Following Hoover, Ala., receiver Justin Johnson’s commitment earlier in the day, the Bulldogs added five more highly-touted additions to its 2015 class. Running backs Nick Gibson and Alec Murphy, defensive end Johnathan Calvin, safety […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Hugh Freeze took the podium at SEC Media Days for the third time, ready to answer questions about the buzz around his Ole Miss football team and eager to take something positive from the way the Rebels ran out of gas at the end of last season. […]


By Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Channing Ward was always the best player on the field at Aberdeen High School. One of the jewels of Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze’s first recruiting class at defensive end, he is still finding his place with the Rebels. Freeze said Thursday from SEC Media Days it […]