Vikings boast plenty of playmakers

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal When North Pontotoc scores a touchdown, there is a big fireworks boom, loud enough to shake the home...

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal NETTLETON – Nettleton coach Dana Rhea crossed two numbers off his list on Thursday night. “We started today eight wins away from our goal,” Rhea said. “We’re counting down and finding something to get our minds on the goal.” The Lady Tigers (26-4) trimmed that number to six as they […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel FALKNER – Over the summer, first-year Falkner coach Jake Walker started a weight program. When new assistant coach Anna Lisa Powell showed up in July, she made it a bit more hardcore. It all added more pop to the Lady Eagles bats’ and that’s carried over into the postseason. Thursday, […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal SPRINGVILLE – Mooreville opponents must pick their poison when facing the Lady Troopers’ one-two power punch of Hallie Donald and Summer Cryder. In Thursday’s MHSAA Class 3A first-round slow pitch softball playoff series – won 9-7 and 6-2 by Mooreville – South Pontotoc coach Adam Patterson walked Donald twice and […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Lucas Smith takes his Tupelo High girls and boys swim teams to Jackson for this weekend’s MHSAA North Mississippi Class 2 Swim Championships as the underdogs, not the favorites. Smith’s young squads – Lady Wave and Golden Wave boys – have had success in the pool this season, but maybe […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal CALHOUN CITY – No team was beating Bassfield last season and Calhoun City found that out. When the Wildcats got to the MHSAA Class 2A championship game, they left as Division I-loaded Bassfield’s 15th victim after a 48-7 rout. Bassfield hasn’t gone away, 7-1 entering Friday’s game at Amite County. […]

BROOKHAVEN (AP) – Two Brookhaven High School players have died in a traffic accident on a city street. Deputy Lincoln County Corner Ricky Alford tells The Daily Leader that Shaquan Richardson and Javonta Dickey, both 18, were killed in the accident around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. Alford says Richardson was pronounced dead on the scene, and […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Hatley has never made the playoffs, the only tenured team in Mississippi not to accomplish that goal. It’s been quite a feat, considering four teams per division make it. But that’s still not the goal. “Our goal since summer workouts is to host a playoff game,” senior lineman Adrian Moffett […]

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal HAMILTON – Hamilton’s Hailee Jones has thrived on seeing her teammate Addie Thompson intentionally walked in front of her. Jones, a junior first baseman, blasted three home runs in that situation on Tuesday as the Lady Lions (20-6) swept Myrtle 11-4, 16-0 in the first round of the Class 1A […]

Daily Journal reports East Union’s Lady Urchins advanced in the first round of the Class 2A slow pitch state playoffs Tuesday with a two-game home sweep of Hollandale Simmons. East Union won 14-4 and 21-5. Callie Frazier, Rebecca Sheffield and Claudia Hill homered for East Union (18-5), which plays at Mantachie on Saturday in the […]