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Collin McCrory was named tournament MVP after pitching 3 1/3 scoreless innings for Tupelo in Monday's championship game. McCrory also threw a complete game in Friday night's win.

Tupelo holds off Hub City to claim Legion state crown

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal PONTOTOC – Kirk Presley’s last words from Sunday were almost scarily prophetic. “We will see...

Daily Journal TUPELO – Tupelo High School’s football field will not turn blue until next month. The project to install a blue turf field at the school, as well as a new golden-colored track surface, has been delayed by the significant amount of rain Tupelo has had this summer, Athletic Director Andy Schoggin said at […]

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Tupelo fans cheered on the Golden Wave in the 2013 Class 6A state championship football game against Oak Grove, the last to be held at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson. Beginning this season, the six state championship games will alternate annually between Mississippi State and Ole Miss through at least 2017.

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal CLINTON – The state’s high school football championship games are moving out of Jackson to campus sites in the northern part of the state starting this season, the Mississippi High School Activities Association announced Monday. The games in six classifications – 1A through 6A – will be played Dec. 5-6 […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal CLINTON – The state basketball tournament’s expanded format – from 36 games to 84 games – forced the Mississippi High School Activities Association to add another venue. Along with playing games in Jackson’s Mississippi Coliseum, aka “The Big House,” this season’s boys state quarterfinals – 24 games – will be […]

Daily Journal The Mississippi High School Activities Association is expected to announce today the high school football state championships will be moved from Jackson to the stadiums at Mississippi State and Ole Miss. MSU will host this season while Ole Miss will host in 2015. Southern Miss is expected to be added to a rotation. […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Tupelo Christian baseball coach Will Lowrey is making sure Mississippi baseball players get as many eyes on them as possible. His first BSN Sports Mississippi Elite Underclassmen Showcase is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday at TCPS. It’s an invitation-only, state-wide event and is free to the athletes. “The market is […]

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Oxford junior Kyree White catches a pass against Nequa Valley (Ill.) on Saturday.

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Oxford didn’t get the championship it wanted, but the Chargers got plenty of what they needed during the weekend’s National Select 7-on-7 National Championships. After a drowsy effort and 3-4 record in Friday’s pool play, Oxford went 3-2 in tournament play on Saturday at Hoover High and […]

Daily Journal JACKSON – The North team made a clean sweep of Thursday’s MAC All-Star Tennis at Parham Bridges Tennis Center, with the boys winning 5-2 and the girls 6-1. The North team was coach by Laurie Bishop (Tupelo) and Pam Champion (East Webster). Boys singles winners included Mark Robbins of New Albany, Brandon Nhek […]

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D.K. Metcalf is ESPN's top-rated junior in Mississippi.

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – D.K. Metcalf looks frightening out on wide receiver island. Scarier still, he has two more seasons of high school football. Oxford’s 6-foot-3, 195-pound junior is a 16-year-old specimen. “He’s a threat. Anytime you get single coverage on him, odds are he’s going to come down with it,” […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – It’s all about the championship this weekend for the Oxford Chargers. Oxford is one of 32 teams from across the country here for the two-day National Select 7-on-7 National Championships, including DeSoto Central and Brandon from Mississippi. “This may sound bad, but we’re kind of going to […]