Golden Wave rally falls short

By Kyle Alford Special to the Journal TUPELO – Two playoff-bound baseball teams battled it out Friday night at Golden Wave Field....

By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal TUPELO – The blue turf is coming to Tupelo High School. The district’s school board on Tuesday approved the $1.3-million project to install blue turf on its high school football field and to resurface its track. Hellas Construction of Austin, Texas, won the bid for the project and will begin […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Booneville shortstop Andrew Lambert threw a ball that landed beside him and teammate Chase Calvery tripped over first base, turning a sure double into an RBI single. That all came as North Pontotoc overcame its own comedy of errors – as well as an 8-0 hole – and beat Booneville […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal TUPELO – The Division 2-6A baseball championship will be decided tonight … in Hernando. That’s not exactly the scenario Tupelo coach Gary Enis was hoping for. His Golden Wave could have clinched the title at home Tuesday, but instead lost 5-0 to the visiting Hernando Tigers. “This puts the pressure […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal PONTOTOC – The division-leading Pontotoc Warriors were not getting the hits they felt they should be getting in the early innings Tuesday. But some late inning heroics by Delvin Zinn, Will Howard, and Jacob White turned base runners into runs and the Warriors pulled out a 5-4 victory […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal TUPELO – The division is still Tupelo’s to win or lose, but Grenada has the Wave’s number. The Chargers beat Tupelo for the second time this season, 4-3 Friday to take the season series. Both were one-run games. Tupelo (15-5, 5-1 Division 2-6A) can still clinch the division with a […]

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Myrtle runner Anthony Lipsey is called safe in front of Ingomar catcher Cade Hall.

By Donica Phifer New Albany Gazette In a battle for the top spot in 2-1A play, the Myrtle Hawks finished on top. Ingomar stopped the Hawks perfect run in March but Myrtle bounced back Friday, defeating its county and division rival 10-3 to get back in the driver’s seat for the division title. “It was […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Michael Ray didn’t get a lot of sleep in the early morning hours of Nov. 2, the day of the MHSAA State Swim Championships. He started at safety for Tupelo High’s football team the night before in a division game against DeSoto Central in Southaven. The next day, at Delta […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Outfielder Harley Tucker is carrying a load for Nettleton’s Lady Tigers. After 14 games, she was hitting a team-high .486 with 18 RBIs. She has five doubles, six triples and a home run. But the 5-foot-6 junior is shouldering a bigger load than people see on the field. Tucker is […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Corinth’s Lady Warriors and their future softball opponents will have to go cold turkey on sunflower seeds and gum. Those two items will be a no-no when Corinth begins play, hopefully later this spring, on its new artificial turf softball field. “It feels nice and it looks nice,” Corinth coach […]