Wolverines’ QB toughs it out

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Gaye Wilson has missed all or part of 207 plays the East Webster offense has run this season. The reason, she...

By John McWilliams Special to the Journal FLORENCE, Ala. – When Kendrick Doss signed with Ole Miss last season, many thought the Florence offense would decline without its star quarterback. But that erosion hasn’t happened. Instead, Blake Hawkins, a transfer from Tishomingo County, has filled the quarterback role with ease. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound senior is […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Jeff Terrill directed Starkville Academy to the postseason in each of his first three seasons as head coach, including a trip to the MAIS Class AAA, Division II championship game in 2011. Last year, with a young team, a 4-7 record was all Terrill’s Volunteers could muster. The year of […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal There is beating a team twice. Then there is beating West Point twice. Then, again, there is beating West Point twice, at West Point. But in a familiar rivalry that West Point owned until last season, there won’t be any surprises. Or will there? It’s all to-be-determined when the two […]


CLASS 2A East Webster (11-2) at Hollandale Simmons (11-1) THE PLAYERS East Webster: QB Jack Wilson has passed for 1,205 yards, rushed for 1,074 and accounted for 25 TDs. … RB Deangelo Williams has rushed for 632 yards, 8 TDs. … LB Luke Wilson leads team with 91 tackles. … LB John Wofford Williams is […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal The Skuna River Rivalry will produce a North finalist this time. Bruce plays at Calhoun City at 7 p.m. today in an MHSAA Class 2A state quarterfinals sequel to this season’s earlier 65th meeting in the series. After what happened in the 65th game – Calhoun City won 56-15 Oct. […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal New Albany football coach Ron Price resigned on Thursday. Price leaves with an overall 44-40 record with the Bulldogs, where he has coached in some capacity since 2002, including middle school head coach, defensive backs coach and ninth grade coach. He was named varsity head coach in 2008. “We will […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal SHANNON – It was as competitive a matchup as a Hill Country basketball fan could want between the Aberdeen Bulldogs and the Shannon Red Raiders into the third quarter on Thursday night. Then, boom. Aberdeen dropped a 16-0 bomb on Shannon, using that run to post a 63-48 […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal STARKVILLE – “The Money Team” has been worth the price of admission to watch Starkville play this season. The self-named trio – quarterback Brady Davis and receivers A.J. Brown (6-foot-3, 215) and Raphael Leonard (6-foot-3, 185) – have also made defenders pay, a lot more. The moniker came from the […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal East Webster’s defense was the star in last week’s 34-7 victory against Baldwyn. The Wolverines (11-2) need another stellar performance by the stop troops Friday when they travel to Hollandale Simmons (11-1) for a Class 2A state quarterfinals game. “I was very pleased with our defense,” East Webster coach Doug […]