IAHS seeking turnaround after bye week

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Itawamba AHS got off to a slow start last season. But the pace picked up quicker than it has this year. A...

By John Luke McCord Special to the Journal MEMPHIS – Memphis University School, dominated a week ago by South Panola, got back on the winning track against a Mississippi rival by defeating Lafayette 29-24 on Friday night. The host Owls (4-2) led 23-10 going into the fourth quarter, but the Commodores were far from dead. […]

By Jonathan Wise Pontotoc Progress MOOREVILLE – Peyton Boren’s interception on the first play from scrimmage set the tone for Mooreville’s 45-13 win over South Pontotoc as the Troopers’ defense stifled the Cougars. The pick set up a 11-yard touchdown pass from Tay Rucker to Hunter Berry, the first of two scoring connections between the […]

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By Donica Phifer New Albany Gazette ECRU – Brooks Shannon owned the night, leading North Pontotoc to a 42-14 win over New Albany. Shannon recorded five of the Vikings’ six touchdowns, including a 99-yard kickoff return after the Bulldogs tied the game midway through the first quarter. That tie is the closest that New Albany […]

Staff reports Smithville scored a touchdown in all four quarters in its 28-0 win over Coldwater on Friday night to improve to 5-1 on the year. Cole Williams scored on a 3-yard run in the first quarter and Blake Comer picked off a 10-yard pass in the second to build a 14-0 lead by halftime. […]


AREA SCORES Friday Aberdeen 42, Corinth 7 Amory 27, Bruce 0 Baldwyn 42, Tishomingo County 14 Calhoun Aca. 37, Strider Aca. 6 Calhoun City 54, North Panola 6 Coffeeville 52, Biggersville 0 East Webster 38, J.Z. George 7 Eupora 36, Houston 28 Falkner 54, Houlka 0 Harding, Tenn. 30, Booneville 22 Hatley 48, TCPS 6 […]

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Ripley players warm up before facing off against host Calhoun City last Friday night. The Tigers are home against Pontotoc tonight.

FEATURED GAMES Hernando (2-2) at Tupelo (4-0) THE PLAYERS Hernando: QB Will Craft has completed 57 of 100 for 602 yards, 5 TD, 5 INT. … WR Caleb Wilcke has 22 catches for 268 yards, 5 TD. … RBs Leon Cunningham and Quentin Frazier have scored 5 TD each. … LB Cortez Newberry has recorded […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal West Point and Oxford are fighting for the same thing and the Division 1-5A rivals have taken similar paths in pursuit, starting with tough schedules. Schedules collide tonight at 7 in West Point. “We have to,” Oxford coach Johnny Hill said. “West Point plays a hard-nose style of football and […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Last week’s focus for No. 3-ranked Tupelo during its open date was … Tupelo. “We worked to get us better at being us,” Golden Wave head coach Trent Hammond said. “We did a lot of work with our No. 2s and tried to get some of our No. 1s well.” […]

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Members of the color guard perform as they walk in the homecoming parade with the Tupelo High School marching band Thursday afternoon down Main Street.

Tupelo High School held its homecoming parade on Thursday in downtown.