Ingomar plowing forward after 81-point victory

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal INGOMAR – Ingomar ran its winning streak to 22 games Thursday with a smashing 106-25 victory against...

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – What turned into a blowout started out as a slow start for the Aberdeen Bulldogs on Tuesday night in the first round of the boys’ Class 3A state playoffs. Aberdeen (23-6) turned a narrow four-point halftime lead into a commanding 84-49 win over North Pontotoc. The Bulldogs will […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal JUMPERTOWN – Along the side of Highway 4, Jumpertown is quietly tucked between basketball horses Booneville and Ripley. The Cardinals are starting to make some noise. Jumpertown defeated Smithville 57-41 on Tuesday in the opening round of the Class 1A state playoffs. The top seed gets another home game on […]

Daily Journal reports INGOMAR – Ingomar closed the game on a 15-2 run to defeat Coldwater 71-65 and advance in the first round of the Class 1A state basketball playoffs. Laquain Foster led Ingomar with 25 points. “With three minutes to go, it wasn’t looking good, but Laquain took over and the rest of the […]

By Scotty Nichols Itawamba Times FULTON – After Toby Collums left his post as head coach at Itawamba AHS two weeks ago, the school’s administration made a quick decision to promote longtime assistant and defensive coordinator Clint Hoots to that position. Less than two weeks into his gig as the head man at IAHS, Hoots […]

Daily Journal The MHSAA State Bowling Tournament, scheduled for Thursday and Friday at Fannin Lanes in Flowood, has been postponed until next week because of forecasted winter weather. The Class I championships will be held Thursday, while Class II will be on Friday. Tupelo’s boys, Starkville’s boys and girls have qualified to bowl in the […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Houston’s boys and girls basketball teams lost in last Tuesday’s Division 4-4A Tournament openers, effectively ending their seasons. Until … Until the school was alerted by the MHSAA that division opponent Noxubee County’s basketball teams had been ruled ineligible for playing too many regular season games. Teams are allowed 28 […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Jim Tally was almost giddy. As he should have been. Youthful Mooreville had just won the Division 1-3A Tournament with a 67-65 win against Kossuth. His team has surprised everyone, including him. “Those boys got better and better throughout the season. When we started this year, I was hoping 10 […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Many of today’s girls North tournament basketball games have been postponed due to potentially icy road conditions. Boys tournament openers are scheduled for Tuesday, with the second round scheduled for Saturday. Girls’ second-round games are scheduled for Friday. Here is the new schedule, as best we can tell, via texts, […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Every team playing in the postseason wants a home game. Pontotoc’s girls (29-1) clinched the right to host two North state games this week – the second, only if they win tonight – with their 57-50 victory against rival and defending state champion Itawamba AHS in the finals of the […]