High School Football Scores: Week 8

AREA GAMES Thursday TCPS 35, Fayette (Tenn.) Aca. 19 Friday Alcorn Central at Benton County Amory at Pontotoc Baldwyn at H.W. Byers...

By Dave Skretta AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch has a “soft rule” when it comes to a rain delay during a game: If it lasts about an hour, he’ll usually remove his starting pitcher. Good thing it’s not a hard rule. Hinch opted to keep Collin McHugh on […]

By Ian Harrison Associated Press TORONTO – A big day by the bottom of Texas’ batting order helped the Rangers overcome an injury to slugger Adrian Beltre in the start of their postseason run. Robinson Chirinos hit a two-run homer against David Price, Rougned Odor added a solo shot and the Rangers beat the Blue […]

By Kevin Tate Outdoors Writer The first steps to improving any rifle shooter’s technique begin with the same tenets key to good performance in archery, a world-renowned rifle builder and shooter says. Scott and Kathleen McRee have been supplying long range rifles to the most intense shooters in the free world since 2001. Both are […]

I zipped up my jacket and stepped out into the dark air, breath fogging white as it ripped away on a steady breeze. It was the first day of September. The time was just after 4 a.m., and the temperature was a balmy 38 degrees. We had not reached the end of the world, but […]

Double Coverage: Ole Miss and Mississippi State sports talk with Daily Journal beat reporters Parrish Alford and Logan Lowery.

Daily Journal Eight players from the Daily Journal coverage area have been selected to represent the state in the annual Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Football Game. The 29-year-old series will be played for the first time in Mississippi, set for Dec. 12 at Southern Miss. Three players from Lafayette made the roster – linebacker Quin Jones, offensive […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Booneville ran into a pair of football teams its defense couldn’t find a way to stop. Baldwyn and Corinth each scored 62 points in wins against the fumble-prone Blue Devils. Booneville’s young team responded better than most. They gutted out a three-point win against Nettleton the week after Baldwyn and […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal AMORY – Amory’s been to the mountain top in slow-pitch softball the last two seasons, only to come home empty handed. “We’ve got to win the big game,” Lady Panthers coach Chris Pace said. “We’ve won some big games, but we haven’t won that big one.” Newton County has taken […]

By Stephen Hunt Special to the Journal It might be cliché, but October baseball is what Amory’s Mitch Moreland and every other big leaguer lives for. Moreland, 30, is back in the postseason with the Texas Rangers, who won the American League West on the final day of the season. Texas will face the Toronto […]