Daily Journal reports Inclement weather on Friday forced the postponement of four area high school football games. Three of the games were rescheduled for Saturday and one for Monday. On Saturday, East Union will play Mantachie at 1 p.m. in a Division 1-2A contest; North Pontotoc visits Mooreville at 5 p.m. in a 4-3A game; […]

AREA GAMES Thursday TCPS 35, Fayette (Tenn.) Aca. 19 Friday Aberdeen 37, Hatley 0 Amory 34, Pontotoc 24 Baldwyn 43, H.W. Byers 14 Benton County 36, Alcorn Central 0 Booneville 48, New Site 8 Calhoun Academy 44, Delta Streets 14 Calhoun City 45, Okolona 0 Clarksdale 26, Saltillo 10 Coffeeville 60, Biggersville 14 Coldwater 14, […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi lost one of its greatest gridiron ambassadors on Thursday. Hall of Famer Tom Goode passed away at 76, leaving behind a legacy that will live on throughout the Magnolia State. Goode was a standout at West Point High School before moving on to Mississippi State from 1958-60, where he […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal In a Division 1-4A double-take, it isn’t Corinth and Itawamba AHS battling tonight for top playoff seeding, it is Amory visiting Pontotoc. “I’ve seen a lot of film. They’re a really good football team. These are the same kids last year that couldn’t get first downs,” Amory coach Ben Ashley […]

When I heard Monday night that Mantachie walked a Baldwyn hitter to intentionally lose a slow-pitch game, my initial thought was … gutless. After some thought and some conversation, I think it’s genius. In order for Mantachie to make the playoffs, it had to either beat Baldwyn or lose by less than four runs. With […]

TONIGHT’S FEATURED GAMES Southaven (3-3, 0-2) at Tupelo (3-3, 1-1) THE PLAYERS Southaven: Sophomore QB Matthew Martin rushed for 1 TD and passed for 3 TDs in last week’s OT loss to Hernando. … K Luis Lopez kicked a 32-yard FG in Hernando game. … DB KJ Davis had a 52-yard INT return for a […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal The games are only getting bigger for Shannon. The Red Raiders are 4-2 overall with an impressive win against 3A power Aberdeen in their hip pocket as they head into the “meat” of their Division 1-4A schedule. First up, former Daily Journal No. 1-ranked Itawamba AHS. The home-standing Indians are […]

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Itawamba's Grant Kimberlin can't hang on to this pass, but he would later score to give the Indians a 21-7 lead over Northeast in Thursday's game.

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The Northeast football team was swinging for the fences on Thursday night. The Itawamba Indians were a bit more vicious – they went for the throat. In a dominating performance, Itawamba left the Tigers gasping in their annual Hill Country showdown, with the Indians grasping a […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Thirty-five year old Neal Brown is the second-youngest major-college head coach and although he is only in his first year at Troy, Brown is very familiar with Mississippi State. Brown met the Bulldogs during his playing days as a wide receiver at Kentucky from 1998-2000 and has faced MSU the […]