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AREA SCORES Thursday’s Games Biggersville 26, New Site 12 East Union 48, Hamilton 0 Walnut 31, Falkner 14 Friday’s Games Amory 24, Saltillo 16 Belmont 22, Mantachie 6 Booneville 13, Baldwyn 6 Caledonia 49, Mooreville 24 Delta 32, Calhoun Academy 12 East Webster 30, Noxapater 10 Ethel 22, Houlka 0 Fairley, Tenn. 20, H.W. Byers […]

When tragedy strikes, no one knows exactly what to do. There isn’t one prescribed method to overcome any horrible event. One thing to love about sports is it can give people an outlet when everything in their life is turning upside down. When everything in the world is changing, the football field will always be […]

By Blake Morgan Daily Journal BALDWYN – Early touchdowns are becoming a habit for Baldwyn after scoring in 30 seconds or less to begin its jamboree and last week’s season opener. Booneville hopes to make Baldwyn break the habit tonight in the annual “Skunk Bowl.” The game got its name after a skunk ran onto […]

FEATURED GAMES Corinth (1-0) at Tupelo (1-0) THE PLAYERS Corinth: Freshman QB D.T. Sheffield passed for 2 TDs, rushed for 1 TD in opener. … RB Jay Cobbs rushed for 93 yards, 17 carries, scored 1 TD on 11-yard run. … WR Tameric Perry caught 3 passes for 77 yards, 2 TDs. … Warriors defense, […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Corinth first-year head coach Todd Lowery learned the Delaware Wing-T offense from the masters – current Bassfield coach Lance Mancuso and former Yellowjackets coach, the late Howard Willoughby. Those two have won a combined seven state titles – Mancuso four, Willoughby three. “I worked under Lance Mancuso, that’s a staple […]

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The Falkner defense tries to tie up Walnut's Monterio Hunt in the second quarter of Thursday night's game. Hunt notched 156 yards of offense in the win.

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel WALNUT – It wasn’t pretty, but the Walnut Wildcats made just enough plays Thursday to defeat Falkner 31-14 in the 15th annual Joe Bowl. The Wildcats (1-1) overcame penalties and miscues to outgain the Eagles 381-166 and reclaim the Joe Bowl trophy. With a slow start, the Wildcats led just […]

By Blake Morgan Daily Journal BIGGERSVILLE – The Biggersville Lions kept the keys to victory simple against New Site. Run the ball and control the clock. “Our running back gave 110 percent tonight and the line gave him some holes,” Biggersville head coach Stan Platt said following his team’s 26-12 win on Thursday. Laquonn Mayes […]

By Dennis Clayton New Albany Gazette ELLISTOWN – East Union utilized its rushing attack and a newly functional passing game and rolled to a 48-0 win over Hamilton on Thursday. The East Union line opened huge holes for leading rusher Joel Wilkinson as the sophomore ran for 184 yards on eight carries and one touchdown. […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Cross country schools in Mississippi get to lace up their spikes good and tight for the first time this weekend. In Northeast Mississippi, the first big area cross country meet will be the Myrtle Invitational on Saturday, with the race course at BNA Bank Park in New Albany. […]