By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Booneville’s football team had a week off to lick its wounds from a 29-point loss to rival Baldwyn in Week 2. The Blue Devils appeared healed last week when they rallied for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat Corinth 38-33 at Northeast’s Tiger Stadium. “It was a big win for us,” […]

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Fans exit the stadium after the Baldwyn at Saltillo game on Thursday was postponed late in the first quarter. A weather delay was called at 7:28 p.m. as a storm rolled into the area, and the remainder of the game will be played tonight at 7.

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal SALTILLO – Saltillo couldn’t stop Baldwyn on its opening drive. And it took a hold to stop Saltillo’s Diamante Pounds from scoring a 65-yard touchdown. But then lighting stopped everything Friday at Willis Wright Stadium, the stadium cleared for safety before postponement around 8:30 p.m., an hour’s delay. Play will […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – LSU is approaching this week’s game with an increased emphasis on focus and concentration. The eighth-ranked Tigers are 3-0 on the year and enter their first conference tilt against Mississippi State on Saturday night hoping to garner early momentum in the perennially difficult Western Division. “We look forward […]

School reports SCOOBA – Top-ranked East Mississippi Community College overwhelmed another MACJC opponent on Thursday night, beating Northeast Mississippi 65-7 at Sullivan-Windham Field. The Lions (4-0, 2-0 North Division led 51-7 at halftime. Northeast (1-3, 1-1) broke a scoreless streak of nine quarters against the Lions with a Joe Horn, Jr., 21-yard touchdown catch from […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Tight end Evan Engram has been one of the top targets for Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace early this season. However, while Wallace was spreading around passes to a lot of different players against Louisiana-Lafayette, Engram went without a catch. Engram’s day as less about the Cajuns’ defense […]

Audrey Haynes, 5, and Russell Haynes, 3, are the pride and joy of seven-time FLW Tour winner Randy Haynes, who's originally from Tippah County. (Curtis Nedermier/FLW)

By Kevin Tate Outdoors Writer Making motivated salesmen got a lot easier for Boy Scout officials recently when professional angler Randy Haynes volunteered to take a lucky popcorn seller out on Pickwick Lake for a sample of life on tour. Haynes, originally from Tippah County, has seven wins on the FLW Tour, the top echelon […]

Sparks from a campfire drifted high on a cool wind that arrived a week or so before the first full day of fall. They hatched from the last pops of a smoky smudge, one built of wood leftover from another adventure carried out several rainstorms before. The Boy had been patient as I’d gotten the […]

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Every Thursday. the hosts of the weekday Supertalk Mississippi show “Head to Head” will answer a question exclusively for Daily Journal readers. Oxford native Richard Cross is also part of the new SEC Network broadcast team, while Matt Wyatt is former MSU quarterback and the color man for Bulldogs’ football broadcasts. Email your questions to […]

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Daily Journal MSU beat writer Logan Lowery and Ole Miss beat writer Parrish Alford talk about the local SEC teams as well as the conference.