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...

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal OXFORD – Beside Willie Gay’s name on his 247Sports profile, it gives a, “100%” prediction he is a future Mississippi State Bulldog. It would be an easy transition for the 2017 Starkville outside linebacker. Like most Starkville players, the assumption is he’ll stay in town and go to Mississippi State. […]


Daily Journal OXFORD – The Oxford Police Department has charged three 18-year-old Oxford men for a string of auto burglaries in mid-June. According to Maj. Jeff McCutchen, investigators were able to recover surveillance video showing several individuals breaking into cars at an apartment complex on June 17. Police were able to identify the people in […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal MYRTLE – Dribble-happy in last week’s summer-league game against DeSoto Central, Myrtle junior point guard Dee Johnson had the basketball stolen from him. He quickly raced to the other end and blocked his thief at the rim. “My freshman year if I turned the ball over, I would have probably […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Josh Baty is right where he wants to be, relishing his first head football coaching gig right at home. Baty is the new coach at Hamilton High, his alma mater. “Something I’ve always wanted to do and never had a chance to do until now,” Baty said. “This is a […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen The Oxford Chargers have $6,000 more to spend on football uniforms and general expenses thanks to their most recent championship win in 7-on-7 action. Johnny Hill praised his skill players, on both sides of the ball, for the way they competed in Medicomp 7 on 7 Tournament held in Madison. […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal PONTOTOC – The Pontotoc Red Sox senior American Legion baseball team has been mowing down opponents all month. The rival Tupelo 49ers almost clogged up the works for Pontotoc on Monday night. Almost. Pontotoc scored twice in the bottom of the eighth inning to grab a 6-5 victory […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal TUPELO – Gary Enis has stepped down as head baseball coach at Tupelo High School to take an administrative position with the school. Tupelo Public School District superintendent Dr. Gearl Loden made the announcement early Friday afternoon. Enis will serve as a “THS Athletics Game Administrator and will continue […]

By Patrick Magee The Sun Herald (TNS) Ronnie Cuevas was a little taken aback when he received a February phone call to inform him he had been selected for induction into the Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame. Cuevas, who has been head football coach at Gulfport, Harrison Central and Starkville, didn’t see it […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal AMORY – Football players laid their faces on the water spouts Wednesday on the Amory practice field, water cooling their tongues only briefly as the Southern sun continued to beat down on their necks. The sweat on football Friday is made possible by the sweat of June and July middays, […]