By David Wheeler Special to the Journal CORINTH – It was a day for many Northeast Mississippi baseball people to say hello to a wonderful baseball facility. There was a game to say goodbye to a successful group of Aggies. The Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better Baseball – NEMCABB – held their annual All-Star […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal CORINTH – In this corner of the state, a NEMCABB event is pretty much the signal for five busy weeks of summer high school sports. The Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better Baseball today is hosting its annual All-Star Weekend. Three games are on tap at the new […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Corinth Warriors were already into their 2016 division schedule before they played their first baseball game at the Corinth baseball/softball complex in early April. Not really that much fanfare. There will be a little more of a festive atmosphere Saturday as the new baseball field hosts one […]

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Northeast Mississippi made a clean sweep of it at the MHSAA baseball state championships in Pearl. All five area teams brought home titles, and on this week’s show, Gene Phelps and Brad Locke take a look at each winning squad: TCPS (1A), East Union (2A), Kossuth (3A), Houston (4A), and Oxford (5A). Also, Gene presents […]

Northeast Mississippi high school baseball took a powerful Thomas Dillard cut last week and knocked one out of the ballpark. The five MHSAA championships won at Trustmark Park – (1A) Tupelo Christian Prep, (2A) East Union, (3A) Kossuth, (4A) Houston and (5A) Oxford, with the power-hitting Dillard – were the most recorded by this region’s […]

Daily Journal For the second year in a row, Oxford’s Jason Barber was named the Gatorade Mississippi Baseball Player of the Year. Barber, an Ole Miss signee, led the Chargers to a second straight Class 5A state championship. In his senior season, Barber was 10-2 as a pitcher with a 1.08 ERA and 126 strikeouts […]

Daily Journal Corinth head football coach Doug Jones, an Amory native, has resigned after four years to become an assistant principal in the Madison County school system. Jones was an assistant coach for Bobby Hall at Madison Central before coming to Corinth. He played for Hall at Amory. The Warriors went 8-4 this season and […]

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Allen Glenn speaks with Amory players after being introduced as the Panthers' new head coach Tuesday.

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal AMORY – Allen Glenn, who played and coached at Amory, has been named the Panthers’ head football coach. “I’m blessed to be back home,” Glenn said at Tuesday’s press conference to announce his hiring. “I have a strong passion for this place. The culture was built here a long, long […]

Houston players celebrate with the Class 4A trophy following their win on Sunday night in Pearl. (Bob Smith)

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal PEARL – An intense Denver McQuary asked his coach, Scott Gann, for the ball Saturday, moments after Houston’s Game 2 loss to Newton County. Gann obliged his senior right-hander Sunday night and it paid off big time as the Hilltoppers won the program’s first state championship. McQuary fired a seven-hitter […]