BALTIMORE (AP) – A son of former Orioles star Rafael Palmeiro has agreed to a minor league contract with Baltimore. Patrick Palmeiro, a 26-year-old third baseman, played last season for Sugar Land of the independent Atlantic League and hit .256 with 13 homers and 68 RBIs in 128 games Prior to that, he spent three […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – There is still work left in the regular season, but for one night, the work the Northeast Tigers left them alone in first place. In a clash of area rivals, and of tightly packed leaders in MACJC North Division standings Monday night, the Tigers’ hard-nosed approach […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Having climbed back to .500 in SEC play, Ole Miss will have to get a road win to stay there. The good news is the Rebels may have a component at Florida they’ve been lacking for a while. Junior center Sebastian Saiz has missed the last six games recovering from […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Last month, Mississippi State was able to pull within three points at Arkansas with 5:28 remaining. However, the Razorbacks went on to score 20 more points before the final horn by burying a barrage of five 3-pointers down the stretch. Arkansas knocked down 16 total shots from the […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal TUPELO – The disturbed look on Matt Justice’s face at halftime Monday said it all. He had just watched his Tupelo Lady Wave get out-hustled in the first half and trail in their Division 2-6A basketball game against South Panola. Whatever his halftime message was, it worked. The Lady Wave […]

By Scotty Nichols Itawamba Times FULTON – Things didn’t start out well for the Itawamba AHS Lady Indians in Monday night’s Division 1-4A matchup with Shannon, but a huge push in the last six minutes gave them a 52-48 victory. Tori Mallory finished with a game-high 29 points to lead IAHS. “We broke our routine,” […]

Associated Press There’s been talk all season of the potential 1 vs. 2 matchup in South Carolina tonight. Now, it’s finally here with No. 1 UConn visiting the second-ranked Gamecocks. It will be the 56th meeting between the top two teams in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll with the No. 1 team holding a […]

By Barry Wilner Associated Press SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Peyton Manning gave himself a chance to have a Super ending to his career. Von Miller and the Denver defense made the plays to secure the title for the Broncos. Manning and Panthers quarterback Cam Newton were harassed all game Sunday, and the Broncos made enough […]

School reports STARKVILLE – It was a super Sunday for the No. 11 Mississippi State women’s basketball team. The Bulldogs moved into sole possession of second place in the SEC standings thanks to a strong defensive effort in a 52-42 win over No. 21 Missouri at Humphrey Coliseum. With its fourth straight win, MSU (21-4, […]