Do it again: Dale working back onto field after setbacks

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The past 12 months have not gone as planned for Mississippi State’s Torrey Dale. After...

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal HERNANDO – Tupelo coach Gary Enis hoped a focused and determined Golden Wave baseball team would show up Wednesday to play Hernando with a division championship on the line. His team, which suffered a shutout loss to the Tigers in Tupelo on Tuesday, didn’t let him down. Tupelo, powered by […]

TUPELO It’s peculiar that the main topic of conversation after this year’s MHSAA basketball tournament is about referees not blowing their whistles when maybe they should have. After all, the biggest game-changer in Jackson was a whistle that should not have been blown – the “phantom” double-dribble call late in Baldwyn’s loss to S.V. Marshall […]

ZUPPARDO

By Parrish Alford and Logan Lowery Daily Journal Rick Ray added one final piece to his 2014 class at Mississippi State on Wednesday by signing Jones County Junior College forward Johnny Zuppardo. The 6-foot-9, 240-pounder took an official visit to Starkville over the weekend and committed to the Bulldogs on Tuesday. Zuppardo also had offers […]

Saltillo (5A), Mantachie (2A) and Tremont (1A) captured state championships Wednesday in the Archery in Mississippi Schools (AIMS) State Shoot in Jackson. Tupelo was third in 6A, Amory second in 4A and South Pontotoc and North Pontotoc second and third in 3A. Hatley, East Union and New Site finished behind Mantachie in 2A while Smithville […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss basketball has signed Terrence Smith, a 6-foot-4 guard from Tennessee Martin, to a post-graduate scholarship, Rebels coach Andy Kennedy said. Smith, a native of Russellville, Ala., is scheduled to graduate from UTM in May. Smith averaged 14.6 points and 2.8 assists on a Skyhawks team that […]

ZUPPARDO

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Rick Ray added one final piece to his 2014 class at Mississippi State on Wednesday by signing Jones County Junior College forward Johnny Zuppardo. The 6-foot-9, 240-pounder took an official visit to Starkville over the weekend and committed to the Bulldogs on Tuesday. He signed a national letter […]

By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal TUPELO – The blue turf is coming to Tupelo High School. The district’s school board on Tuesday approved the $1.3-million project to install blue turf on its high school football field and to resurface its track. Hellas Construction of Austin, Texas, won the bid for the project and will begin […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Booneville shortstop Andrew Lambert threw a ball that landed beside him and teammate Chase Calvery tripped over first base, turning a sure double into an RBI single. That all came as North Pontotoc overcame its own comedy of errors – as well as an 8-0 hole – and beat Booneville […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Following Sunday’s lopsided loss to in-state rival Ole Miss, Mississippi State coach John Cohen was disgusted with his team’s approach and performance. The sixth-year coach vowed to outwork every other college baseball team in the second half of the season starting on Monday. “It’s takeover time for the […]