By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Under the new guidelines of SEC football scheduling, the Ole Miss season opener does not meet the requirement of power conference opponent. If that structure was in place for 2014, the Rebels would have to find that with someone else on the schedule. However, it’s clear that Boise […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal In what is becoming the meet that begins the season for most area running schools, Tupelo Christian Prep will be hosting its annual invitational cross country meet today on the TCPS campus in Belden. “The course is challenging, and I think this is a great event,” TCPS cross […]


AREA GAMES Thursday East Union 21, Houlka 12 Friday Aberdeen 42, Shannon 19 Amory 23, Independence 7 Alcorn Central 42, Biggersville 8 Baldwyn 28, Nettleton 25 Booneville 21, Walnut 14 Calhoun Aca. 33, Humphreys Aca. 0 Calhoun City 30, Coffeeville 20 Corinth 42, Kossuth 0 East Webster 64, Vardaman 14 Falkner 57, Middleton (Tenn.) 0 […]

Boise State head coach Bryan Harsin shouts instructions during the NCAA college football team's scrimmage on Aug. 15. His Broncos open the season Thursday against Ole Miss in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

By Tim Booth AP Sports Writer Thirty-eight cents an hour. When Bryan Harsin finally sat down all those years ago to figure out how much money he was earning at Eastern Oregon, he appreciated that living at the base of the Blue Mountains in government housing for $10 a month and getting free cable were […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – During the spring, Mississippi State had both of its starting defensive tackles out of action. Seniors P.J. Jones and Kaleb Eulls were both held out of team drills while recovering from ankle and foot injuries. However, that time provided some of the Bulldogs’ younger interior defensive linemen to […]

Ole Miss Football practice on Saturday morning, August 2nd, 2014.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – If Dave Wommack had been coordinator for Baskin-Robbins and not the Ole Miss defense, he’d have felt the same way. Wommack didn’t have all 31 flavors at his disposal last year. In fact, the Rebels’ defensive schemes were much more vanilla than he would have preferred. “We’d always […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Weather – extremely hot weather – is likely to be a factor tonight when high school football kicks off in Northeast Mississippi. “They’re talking about it being 96 (degrees) Friday,” said Itawamba AHS coach Toby Collums, whose team hosts Ripley at 7 p.m. in Fulton. “Conditioning will definitely play a […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Shannon is about sick of being raided. The Red Raiders are ready to go back to kicking booty. From injuries to off-the-field issues, nothing went right last season as Shannon went 4-7. Yeah, the Red Raiders made the playoffs, but who doesn’t in the current MHSAA format? Some bad luck […]

Saltillo's Diamante Pounds had 49 yards and a touchdown rushing against North Pontotoc. (Petre Thomas)

FEATURED GAMES Aberdeen (7-6) at Shannon (4-7) THE PLAYERS Aberdeen: Senior QB Josh Williams has as much experience as any QB in Mississippi, a fourth-year starter … Junior Donta Carter was the second-leading rusher, behind Williams. … BJ Williams and Tramonte Prather try and fill the big shoes of former safety Sammie Burroughs. Shannon: Keawvis […]