Perfect weather greets big high school week

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal The latest weather report shows no rain in the forecast this week. That’s good news for high school state...

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – When the Oxford Chargers needed a break, they were more lucky than good Tuesday night. In a dogfight with Center Hill in the first game of their best-of-three MHSAA Class 5A playoff series, the Chargers got a call in their favor. Drew Bianco was called safe on on […]

Staff reports Hatley and Calhoun City took runs any way they could on Tuesday in a 2-1 Calhoun City win in the opener of the Class 2A series. Calhoun City (13-9) pushed across the winning run in the sixth inning after Joe Gray doubled, went to third on Jordan England’s sacrifice and scored on a […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal While his cohorts hopped from job to job or traded in their uniforms for dress shirts, ties and administrative roles, Brian Long stayed put. For 30 years, Long has led the Itawamba AHS baseball team, and not once did he have a desire to trade it for an office. “No, […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal TUPELO – “Play ball” will sound very sweet to the Tupelo Golden wave today. After a seven-day layoff, a reward for winning the Division 2-6A regular title, the Wave are set to host the Clinton Arrows in Game 1 of the first round of the Class 6A playoffs […]

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal NETTLETON – The Nettleton Tigers found themselves eyeing elimination Monday in their Class 3A baseball Game 3 against Alcorn Central before they pulled off some magic. Down 6-5, Ben Rogers broke up a potential game-ending double play, and the ball sailed over the Nettleton dugout for a walkoff 7-6 win. […]

Daily Journal reports Hamilton’s record doesn’t have to impress you. The Lions are moving on in the Class 1A playoffs. The three-seed won 8-4 on Monday at Pine Grove behind three hits each from Alan Baty and Wesley Fikes. Hamilton is now 7-11 on the season and next faces St. Joe. “Our record is 2-1 […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel Cliff Ormon has been named the new head coach of the Oxford Lady Chargers after two seasons at the helm of the girls basketball program at Ripley. The hiring was approved by the Oxford School Board on Monday. Ormon replaces Shane Linzy, who recently left for Lafayette after six seasons. […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – For the past two seasons, Jack Abraham has been setting passing records for the Oxford Chargers. The rising senior has not only piloted the football program to unprecedented success on the football field, his ability to read defenses and get the ball to the right person is as […]

By Scotty Nichols Itawamba County Times FULTON – The Itawamba AHS Indians missed several opportunities to pick up a win in the first game of their first-round series against the Caledonia Confederates at home on Thursday night. Three times the Indians had the potential winning run just 90 feet away, but couldn’t come up with […]