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Betty Williamson cheers on her grandson Josh and his teammates of the Sunkist Swim Team from Flowood on Saturday morning during the MSI Long Course State Championship preliminary races.

By Cathy Wood Special to the Journal TUPELO – Swimmers and their families at the Mississippi Swimming Inc. Long Course Swim Meet, this weekend at the Tupelo Aquatic Center, praised the new facility and the host city. From the pool’s technical details to Tupelo’s restaurants and hotels, there’s something for everyone as swimmers from almost […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal Comcast Cable customers are now assured of getting the SEC Network when it launches on Aug. 14, yet there are viewers in Oxford and Starkville who could be left in the dark. Metrocast Communications, a cable provider in both of those SEC towns, has yet to reach an agreement […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal WEST POINT – Soaking wet … everything. That’s the best way to describe Friday’s rain-plagued opening round of the Mississippi PGA’s Trustmark Invitational golf tournament at Old Waverly. Play in the morning round was delayed for 2 hours, 23 minutes when some of the greens started to hold water. Play […]

Daily Journal JACKSON – The North team made a clean sweep of Thursday’s MAC All-Star Tennis at Parham Bridges Tennis Center, with the boys winning 5-2 and the girls 6-1. The North team was coach by Laurie Bishop (Tupelo) and Pam Champion (East Webster). Boys singles winners included Mark Robbins of New Albany, Brandon Nhek […]

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D.K. Metcalf is ESPN's top-rated junior in Mississippi.

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – D.K. Metcalf looks frightening out on wide receiver island. Scarier still, he has two more seasons of high school football. Oxford’s 6-foot-3, 195-pound junior is a 16-year-old specimen. “He’s a threat. Anytime you get single coverage on him, odds are he’s going to come down with it,” […]

By John Davis and Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Hoover beat Oxford, then one of the Bucs’ to players said he’s going to Starkville. After the Buccaneers beat the Chargers by a point in pool play to open the National Select 7-on-7 National Championships at Hoover High on Friday, 2015 wide receiver Justin […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s recruiting streak continued Friday night in its annual invitation-only Big Dawg Camp. Following Hoover, Ala., receiver Justin Johnson’s commitment earlier in the day, the Bulldogs added five more highly-touted additions to its 2015 class. Running backs Nick Gibson and Alec Murphy, defensive end Johnathan Calvin, safety […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Hugh Freeze took the podium at SEC Media Days for the third time, ready to answer questions about the buzz around his Ole Miss football team and eager to take something positive from the way the Rebels ran out of gas at the end of last season. […]


By Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Channing Ward was always the best player on the field at Aberdeen High School. One of the jewels of Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze’s first recruiting class at defensive end, he is still finding his place with the Rebels. Freeze said Thursday from SEC Media Days it […]