Daily Journal reports CLINTON – It was a story book ending for Craig and Dakota Dailey. It just needed extra time. Thanks to some clutch free throw shooting by Dailey and Corteze Love, Marshall Academy held off Madison-Ridgeland Academy 44-43 in overtime to claim the MAIS Boys Overall tournament champion-ship at A.E. Wood Coliseum on […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel ASHLAND – Ashland coach Rolley Tipler said his team was nervous to start its Class 1A second round playoff game against the Falkner Eagles. By the second half, they were over it. Leading by nine to start the third quarter, the Blue Devils turned up the pressure with a full-court […]

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – The Aberdeen Bulldogs were out for revenge on Saturday night. Aberdeen took down Cleveland East Side 71-59 for its first trip to the Class 3A state tournament since 2012. East Side ended the Bulldogs’ state tournament hopes last year with a last-second win. “Last year we gave it […]

Daily Journal reports Booneville’s girls, the defending state champion, defeated Independence 60-53 Saturday to clinch a return trip to Jackson for the MHSAA Class 3A Basketball Championships quarterfinals. Adallice Young scored 26 points to lead Booneville. The Lady Blue Devils (30-2) play Choctaw Central at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mississippi Coliseum. GIRLS (G) Nettleton 46, […]

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Itawamba senior Bree Stewart protects the ball from Ripley's Zaida Cox. Stewart scored 13 of her 19 points in the second half.

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal RIPLEY – Tori Mallory is the go-to player for Itawamba AHS – but when you stop her, watch out for Bree Stewart. Mallory scored 28 points Friday to lead the defending state champion Lady Indians to a 71-56 second-round victory against Ripley in the MHSAA Class 4A Basketball Championships, but […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Abby Cantrell doesn’t have time to guess what color the dress is. She’s too busy scoring points and keeping things tidy for the Hatley Lady Tigers. Her coach, Scott Carter raves about the senior shooting guard, who has at least one more game to play. Hatley (14-14) goes to East […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The Booneville Lady Devils are the defending Class 3A State Champions, so assume a bit of knowledge about playing good basketball. So after playing Winona on Friday night in the 3A state playoffs, Booneville head coach Michael Smith was asked what he saw good? “Not a […]

Special to the Journal There is an elephant in the gym for the Tupelo Lady Wave – they’ve lost their first game in North state postseason play for four straight years. Lady Wave coach Matt Justice feels he has the seniors to kick the elephant out of the gym today as Tupelo hosts Horn Lake […]

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal NETTLETON – Nettleton senior Jabria Pounds has been to Jackson a handful of times in her softball career. On Friday night, she earned the chance to play for a trip to the Class 3A state basketball tournament with her Lady Tigers’ 44-41 first round win over Alcorn Central. Nettleton will […]