Daily journal reports OXFORD – Johnny Hill saw a favorable matchup for Oxford and the Chargers capitalized on it. Jack Abraham completed 15 of 18 passes for 330 yards and four TDs and Kenzie Phillips rushed for 155 yards and three scores as Oxford pummeled Ridgeland 62-14 on Friday in the first round of MHSAA […]


AREA SCORES Friday Class 1A Playoffs (First round) Broad Street 47, Falkner 34 Shaw 39, Smithville 0 Class 2A Playoffs (Second round) East Webster 34, Baldwyn 7 Calhoun City 49, South Delta 0 Bruce 39, J.Z. George 6 Class 3A Playoffs (Second round) Aberdeen 66, North Pontotoc 30 Louisville 42, Mooreville 28 Charleston 35, Kossuth […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal There will be a lot of stars on the field during tonight’s Class 2A playoff game between East Webster and Baldwyn. One of them is a quiet star. Baldwyn (11-1) fullback Laquintez Upshaw fits the position’s role, a blocker who quietly does the job, but also grinds out his own […]


1A PLAYOFFS Broad Street (7-3) at Falkner (7-4) THE PLAYERS Broad Street: RB Richard Horn, III has rushed for 1,281 yards and 7 TDs. … WR Tratterious Britton has 23 catches for 444 yards and 2 TDs. …. LB Johnny Scott averages 12.8 TPG. Falkner: QB Jase Stroupe is 43 for 89, 742 yards and […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal On one stretch of Highway 15 there are two different basketball styles, both with big potential in 2014-15, guard-heavy Ripley and towering New Albany. “Plus now we’ve got a little size to go with them,” said Ripley coach Grant Gardner, who hopes experience plays a positive role, as well. Ripley […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Baldwyn has plenty of known names. All five starters return to a team that has been to four of the last five Class 2A state championships. Junior PG Conner McKay and junior F Duke Upshaw may be the most familiar, but there are so many, that first-year head coach Raymond […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal No. 1-ranked Starkville is a solid favorite headed into tonight’s 6A first-round state playoff opener against visiting Tupelo. Maybe so, but Brady Davis, the Yellow Jackets’ senior quarterback, doesn’t look for the Golden Wave to roll over and play dead. “They’ve got a great defense with some big-time players,” said […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal PONTOTOC – The scoreboard doesn’t lie. Pontotoc, a 49-21 winner against Ingomar, dominated this early season high school girls basketball matchup. The Lady Warriors (3-0), No. 5 in the Daily Journal preseason rankings, held the visiting and previously unbeaten Lady Falcons (2-1) to 10 percent shooting in the first half […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal The Mississippi High School Activities Association’s official reclassification numbers won’t be released until December, but the organization posted a teaser on Monday. The high school enrollment numbers, which determine the placement of the schools in six classes, were released online. Among a handful of storylines, Hatley and New Site got […]