By Logan Lowery Daily Journal The collective eyes of college football will be on the state of Mississippi this week. Ole Miss and Mississippi State are each 4-0 and sit just outside of the top 10 at No. 11 and No. 12, respectively. Both will have a chance to vault ahead in the rankings with […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Corinth head coach Doug Jones’ toughest question to answer following Friday night’s 42-7 loss against Aberdeen didn’t come from a reporter. It came from his toddler Bryce, who leaned over as his dad held him and sincerely asked, “Are you sad?” “No, I’m not sad. I’m OK,” Jones told the […]

Thumbs Up The run game was better on both sides of the ball. The Rebels rushed for 178 yards and had more of the 4- and 5-yard first down runs that give the offense a down-and-distance advantage. Defensively, Memphis was held to 31 yards on 23 attempts. The Memphis strategy on wide receiver Laquon Treadwell […]

By Ben Walker Associated Press Sonny Gray pitched Oakland into baseball’s last playoff spot. David Price delivered the AL Central crown to Detroit, St. Louis scratched ace Adam Wainwright after wrapping up the NL Central. And on a final day that featured Derek Jeter’s farewell, Jordan Zimmermann injected more drama by throwing a no-hitter preserved […]

Associated Press Ole Miss and Mississippi State are poll buddies heading into their big showdowns this week. The Rebels (4-0) dropped one spot to No. 11 in The Associated Press college football poll, while the Bulldogs (4-0) moved up two spots to No. 12. Ole Miss struggled in a 24-3 win over Memphis on Saturday, […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Dan Mullen has Mississippi State off to a 4-0 start and ranked No. 14 in the country. But on the field is not the only place the Bulldogs are experiencing success. MSU has lined up 33 verbal commitments for future teams including 28 in the 2015 class, which […]

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By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – After an early visit to the end zone, there was no reason to think No. 10 Ole Miss – which had scored 97 points in its two previous games – wouldn’t get back there soon. The Rebels, though, had four turnovers and 117 penalty yards, the major factors […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Chucky Mullins would be proud of the fashion statement made by the Ole Miss Rebels Saturday night against Memphis. The popular powder blue helmets, which had not been worn by a player since the end of the 1994 season, returned with Mullins being honored by athletic officials this […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The Northeast Tigers control their football playoff destiny in the North Division. Brett Thompson and Trace Lee combined for more than 300 yards through the air and the Tigers moved into second place in the North with a 49-35 victory over Coahoma on Saturday. “I’m happy, […]