By Gene Phelps Daily Journal WEST POINT – Juli Inkster returned this week to Old Waverly for the first time since she won the 1999 U.S. Women’s Open. Fond memories flooded her thoughts during Thursday’s practice round. “I remember a lot of the holes,” said Inkster, 52, who plays for the United States team today […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal The Northeast Tigers look to rebound from a 68-point loss last week, and stay in a solid position to make the postseason when they hosting the Coahoma Tigers today with a 3 p.m. kickoff. “East Mississippi has got a way of making you play your worst game,” said […]

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The Corinth Warriors take the field against Aberdeen on Friday night.

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal CORINTH – In a final non-division tuneup for both, Aberdeen knocked off the Journal’s second-ranked medium school with a 42-7 statement on Friday night. “Our kids are playing different from what they were two or three weeks ago,” Aberdeen coach Mark Bray said. Aberdeen (4-2) lost a combined 64-8 to […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel WALNUT – In Friday’s first half, Walnut found out that the Benton County Buccaneers have greatly improved. But the host Wildcats got a big second half from two athletes of their own in senior Armani Linton and sophomore Monterio Hunt to earn the 28-12 win. Leading 14-12 at the half, […]

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Tupelo's Deamio Garmon runs the ball into the end zone for a touchdown during Friday night's game against Hernando.

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal TUPELO – One down, six to go. Tupelo, ranked No. 3 in the state by the Associated Press, showed no ill effects from its open date as it rolled to a 43-6 victory against Hernando in the a Division 1-6A opener at Renasant Field. The Golden Wave (5-0, 1-0) has […]

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By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BELDEN – Hatley finished its non-division schedule Friday with a 48-6 victory over the Tupelo Christian Eagles. “We used our speed tonight,” Hatley coach Patrick Schoolar said. “The Tupelo defense was tough early against things we usually do well, and we made some adjustments.” Those adjustments for Hatley […]

By Scotty Nichols Itawamba County Times NETTLETON – The Mantachie Mustangs were without a few players due to injury Friday night, and it certainly didn’t help matters as they were pounded 48-20 by aggressive Nettleton. Jordan Smith completed nine of 15 passes for 189 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Tigers (2-4). Wideout Kendall […]

Oxford wide receiver DK Metcalf stretches out to catch a pass for a big gain against West Point defensive backs Lavrius Gunn (7) and Jalen Lee (21) on Friday. (Petre Thomas)

By John Davis Oxford Citizen WEST POINT – Oxford took a big step to earning the top spot in Division 1-5A with a 43-22 win over West Point Friday night at McCallister Field. Down 22-8 late in the first half, the Chargers (4-1) scored just before the half and then really changed the complexion of […]

By John Luke McCord Special to the Journal MEMPHIS – Memphis University School, dominated a week ago by South Panola, got back on the winning track against a Mississippi rival by defeating Lafayette 29-24 on Friday night. The host Owls (4-2) led 23-10 going into the fourth quarter, but the Commodores were far from dead. […]