By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State has embraced facing its in-state brethren in non-conference action since Dan Mullen arrived in 2009. The Bulldogs have defeated Jackson State and Alcorn State twice under Mullen and even had a contest scheduled last season with Mississippi Valley State, which later had to be cancelled due […]

Mississippi State tight end Malcolm Johnson, left, and offensive lineman Dillon Day will be two of the Bulldogs' captains, along with fellow senior Jay Hughes, a safety. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State has announced its team captains for the 2014 season. Seniors Malcolm Johnson, Dillon Day and Jay Hughes received the honor after a team vote. The trio has started 39 career games and brings 98 games of leadership experience overall. “They’re all fifth-year seniors and all committed […]

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Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace answers questions from the media Friday afternoon during the Rebel Media Day at the Manning Center.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – With the season set to begin this week, the biggest difference in Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace is confidence. The most experienced quarterback in the SEC this season, Wallace wasn’t happy with his camp in 2013. That’s changed. “I have a lot more confidence this year because I […]


LOS ANGELES (AP) – Southern California senior cornerback Josh Shaw injured both ankles after leaping from a second-story balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew, Carter, from drowning in a pool. Shaw was named a team captain on Saturday and later that night was attending a family function at a cousin’s apartment in his hometown of […]

Daily Journal Former Ole Miss men’s basketball reserve Janari Joesaar has been cleared to play this season at Texas-Pan American, head coach Dan Hipsher announced on Monday. A 6-foot-6 sophomore forward originally from Estonia, Joesaar appeared in 12 games for the Rebels last season and totaled 28 points and 18 rebounds in 51 minutes. “He’s […]

By Kurt Voigt AP Sports Writer FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The misfortunes of Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen’s truck continue. Police found his truck on fire early Monday and were investigating the incident as a potential case of arson. Sgt. Craig Stout of the Fayetteville Police Department said Allen’s truck was one of three involved in a […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal The week many folks began longing for once the bowl games were complete is here. Major college football arrives Thursday night, and No. 18 Ole Miss will be among a handful of teams in action. The Rebels aren’t playing a power conference team, but they’re playing a big boy name […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal If it’s true that the best chance for improvement is from the first game to the second, now is the time. In Week 2, conditioning is a big issue. No. 5 Aberdeen will keep trying to acclimate to the near-100-degree temperatures, but on Friday, coach Mark Bray thought preparation already […]

South Korea's Hae Chan Choi (21) celebrates with teammates after hitting a two-run home run off  Chicago's Brandon Green in the sixth inning of the Little League World Series championship game (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

By Rusty Miller AP Sports Writer SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – In the giddy moments after South Korea won the Little League World Series, outfielder Don Wan Sin realized how he wanted to celebrate. “I want to go to the Blue House – the White House of Korea – and meet the President,” Sin said, breaking […]