Postgame interviews: Marist, Indiana State

Mississippi State swept a Saturday doubleheader over Marist (12-4) and Indiana State (9-1) with solid performances by junior shortstop...

By John Davis Special to the Journal OXFORD – A slow start wasn’t in the cards for the Lafayette Lady Commodores on Friday night. Shaniyah Buford and her teammates knew how important the matchup with Itawamba AHS was, and how a less-than-stellar effort would hamper rather than help. Paced by Buford’s 18 points and another […]

By Dennis Clayton New Albany Gazette INGOMAR – Ingomar shook off a lethargic start and defeated JZ George 63-37 to advance to a berth in the 2A state quarterfinals next week. Ingomar (33-3) will play Puckett on March 3. JZ George hit the Lady Falcons with all they had in the opening quarter and led […]

By Donica Phifer New Albany Gazette MABEN – Jennah Pate’s jump shot was the biggest of the night for East Webster, the bucket hitting nothing but net with 3.2 seconds left in the second round of the Class 2A playoffs. Pate’s basket gave the Lady Wolverines the edge over East Union (21-10) with a 45-43 […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Brent Rooker and Konnor Pilkington both enjoyed career games in Mississippi State’s 11-6 victory over Indiana State on Friday. Rooker went 4-for-4 with two doubles, two home runs, eight RBIs at the plate and also added two stolen bases. It was the most runs batted in by a […]


By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Junior left-hander David Parkinson was perfect through four innings, and Chase Cockrell and Thomas Dillard hit home runs as No. 17 Ole Miss defeated No. 24 North Carolina-Wilmington 7-2 Friday before an announced crowd of 10,041 at Swayze Field. Game 2 in the series is at noon Saturday. […]


MHSAA STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT GIRLS SECOND ROUND (All games Friday) Class 1A Houlka at Pine Grove West Lowndes at Bogue Chitto Hickory Flat at Ray Brooks Noxapater at Durant Hollandale Simmons at Ashland Miss. School for Deaf at Leake Co. Shaw at Tremont McAdams at Stringer Class 2A J.Z. George at Ingomar Puckett at Bassfield […]

No. 3 Mississippi State suffered just its second loss of the season Thursday night in overtime at No. 22 Kentucky. Head coach Vic Schaefer and seniors Dominique Dillingham and Chinwe Okorie commented on the loss to the Wildcats as well as looking ahead to their senior day finale against Tennessee on Sunday.

Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland’s team has lost five straight games and nine of its last 11. Howland talked about his team’s struggles as well as what he expects to see against Vanderbilt in Nashville this weekend.

OXFORD – Ole Miss has three regular season basketball games remaining, and senior guard Rasheed Brooks will get to play in them barring another setback. Brooks went down with a seizure during the Rebels’ home game with Tennessee on Jan. 17. He returned after two games away but also missed the Rebels’ 87-82 overtime win […]