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By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – After hitting the road to watch the No. 14 Ole Miss Rebels for the first two games of the season, Don Davis was enjoying Saturday afternoon at home. The Meridian native, and Oxford resident, was back in familiar surroundings, neatly tucked in underneath his tent 20 yards from […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal MOBILE, Ala. – The first sellout in South Alabama’s six years as a football program was not enough to upset Southeastern Conference opponent Mississippi State. The Bulldogs eclipsed the 500-yard plateau for a school-record fourth straight game as quarterback Dak Prescott rushed, threw and caught a touchdown in the same […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal MOBILE, Ala., – For the second time in his career, Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott rushed, threw and caught a touchdown pass in the same game. Prescott started his big scoring day with a 15-yard touchdown to Malcolm Johnson in the first quarter then caught a 24-yards pass from Jameon […]


By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Preston Smith has been the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week for the first two weeks of the season. The senior defensive end made a strong case for a third award with a career-high two sacks, one forced fumble and one blocked field goal against South Alabama. […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal PONTOTOC – A fast course and near-perfect cool weather greeted more than 900 runners Saturday at Cherry Creek Orchard as Pontotoc High School hosted its annual invitational cross country meet. And one of the best early-season meets in this corner of Mississippi saw a competitive 4A-6A boys race […]

Daily Journal reports Since Chad Cook has been at Ripley – second round playoff exits the first two years – a similar team has been the stumbling block. “The teams that have given us the most problems are the teams that spread us out with a lot of speed,” Cook said, “and I was trying […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Bats are gathering no dust, and the gloves are staying oiled currently in Mississippi junior college baseball. That is because state community colleges are well into a six week window of allowed fall practice, highlighted Friday through today by the Region XXIII All-Star Sophomore Event at Hinds CC […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal MOBILE, Ala. – Mississippi State gets one final tuneup before league play begins next Saturday at LSU. The Bulldogs become the first Southeastern Conference team to travel to South Alabama at 3 p.m. today on ESPNews. It is the second meeting between the twin state schools since the Jaguars began […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The end zone at LP Field was only 39 yards away when Ole Miss defensive back Cliff Coleman snatched the ball off his shoe laces. Earlier in his career it could have been 39 yards or 939 yards, it didn’t matter. Coleman wasn’t going to get there. Changes […]