Daily Journal reports Inclement weather on Friday forced the postponement of four area high school football games. Three of the games were rescheduled for Saturday and one for Monday. On Saturday, East Union will play Mantachie at 1 p.m. in a Division 1-2A contest; North Pontotoc visits Mooreville at 5 p.m. in a 4-3A game; […]

AREA GAMES Thursday TCPS 35, Fayette (Tenn.) Aca. 19 Friday Aberdeen 37, Hatley 0 Amory 34, Pontotoc 24 Baldwyn 43, H.W. Byers 14 Benton County 36, Alcorn Central 0 Booneville 48, New Site 8 Calhoun Academy 44, Delta Streets 14 Calhoun City 45, Okolona 0 Clarksdale 26, Saltillo 10 Coldwater 14, Hamilton 10 Corinth 48, […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal In a Division 1-4A double-take, it isn’t Corinth and Itawamba AHS battling tonight for top playoff seeding, it is Amory visiting Pontotoc. “I’ve seen a lot of film. They’re a really good football team. These are the same kids last year that couldn’t get first downs,” Amory coach Ben Ashley […]

When I heard Monday night that Mantachie walked a Baldwyn hitter to intentionally lose a slow-pitch game, my initial thought was … gutless. After some thought and some conversation, I think it’s genius. In order for Mantachie to make the playoffs, it had to either beat Baldwyn or lose by less than four runs. With […]

TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Southaven (3-3, 0-2) at Tupelo (3-3, 1-1) THE PLAYERS Southaven: Sophomore QB Matthew Martin rushed for 1 TD and passed for 3 TDs in last week’s OT loss to Hernando. … K Luis Lopez kicked a 32-yard FG in Hernando game. … DB KJ Davis had a 52-yard INT return for a […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal The games are only getting bigger for Shannon. The Red Raiders are 4-2 overall with an impressive win against 3A power Aberdeen in their hip pocket as they head into the “meat” of their Division 1-4A schedule. First up, former Daily Journal No. 1-ranked Itawamba AHS. The home-standing Indians are […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal North Mississippi may now have dueling hoops tournaments. With the fast rise of the Lighthouse Thanksgiving Classic, the elder Hotbed Classic has upped its ante. New Albany’s Kiwanis Hotbed Classic last season went with an all-Mississippi lineup. For the 2016 one-day event, it’s back to its roots, bringing in some […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal BELDEN – Cade Hall caught a third-quarter touchdown pass in Tupelo Christian’s 35-19 win Thursday night against Fayette (Tenn.) Academy. The 34-yarder from Caleb Kitchens was quietly symbolic of the Eagles’ successful revival. The catch came in double coverage and gave TCPS six. With the win, it improved to 6-1, […]

Daily Journal Eight players from the Daily Journal coverage area have been selected to represent the state in the annual Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Football Game. The 29-year-old series will be played for the first time in Mississippi, set for Dec. 12 at Southern Miss. Three players from Lafayette made the roster – linebacker Quin Jones, offensive […]