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Collin McCrory was named tournament MVP after pitching 3 1/3 scoreless innings for Tupelo in Monday's championship game. McCrory also threw a complete game in Friday night's win.

Tupelo holds off Hub City to claim Legion state crown

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal PONTOTOC – Kirk Presley’s last words from Sunday were almost scarily prophetic. “We will see...

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal The Mississippi High School Activities Association has approved the move of the football championships out of Jackson’s Veterans Memorial Stadium, a source close to the situation told the Daily Journal on Monday night. It’s expected that a rotation of sites will include Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Southern Miss. MSU […]

BY BRANDON SPECK DAILY JOURNAL Caleb Bates doesn’t see his situation as a burden. And despite his one functioning eye, his sight is as clear, if not clearer, than yours. Nettleton’s senior catcher plays one of baseball’s prominent positions, the sport’s defensive captain, with half the sight of the other 17 men on the field. […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Jay Johnson is big. He can catch. He can run. He can single-handedly break open and win a football game for the Bruce Trojans. But the Ole Miss wide receiver commit isn’t content enough to think he has it all figured out. The senior is still working on his craft. […]

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Armontie Price had 152 tackles as a freshman at Baldwyn last season.

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal After a hearty March meal for the Baldwyn basketball team at the Flowood Mugshots, Baldwyn freshman Armontie Price took a brief nap, head down beside his plate. That’s not good for Baldwyn football opponents. It was just a little more energy Price, now a sophomore linebacker, was able to conserve. […]

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Biggersville boys coach Cliff Little will try to translate his championship success to the girls team.

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Cliff Little’s job just got a lot harder – and he wouldn’t have it any other way. Little, in his fourth year as Biggersville’s boys basketball coach, was approved Monday as the new girls’ coach, too. The approval comes after a loud effort from the community and team for Little […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel FALKNER – Quess Hood was a volunteer coach for the Falkner High School football team last season. This fall, he’ll be part of the paid staff. Hood, 43, has accepted the job to be the next head coach for the Eagles, pending North Tippah School Board approval, according to Falkner […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal TUPELO – The new Tupelo Aquatic Center has been selected as the host venue for this year’s Mississippi High School Activities Association Class I and II State Swim Championships. The meet, scheduled for Nov. 1, will feature the state’s top high school swimmers competing for individual and team championships. The […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Biggersville high school boys basketball coach Cliff Little dons a new hat this fall, adding high school girls basketball and junior high school girls basketball to his coaching duties. The school board voted Monday to approve Little for the job on the recommendation of Superintendent Gina […]

Oxford quarterback Jack Abraham helped lead Oxford to the Class 5A state championship game last season.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal OXFORD – Since Oxford quarterback Jack Abraham paid a spring visit to Alabama’s Junior Day, business has picked up. Not that it wasn’t busy already. Part of that business was working with QB Country’s David Morris, a former backup to Eli Manning at Ole Miss and now a quarterback coach […]