By Kevin Tate Outdoors Writer Bass and crappie enthusiasts who like to call Bay Springs home have an opportunity to do some home improvement for free next weekend, and get lunch thrown in to boot. Conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the annual Bay Springs Habitat Day is a volunteer effort that offers […]

We’d spent most of the afternoon gathering catalpa worms, using long cane poles to tickle them free one at a time from their clinging spots on the bottoms of high leaves. They were our bait for the fishing trip the Old Men had planned for the next day, but we were already worn out. Technically […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Signing day didn’t end with the tidal wave Ole Miss coaches might have hoped for, but it ended with a good splash nonetheless. The Rebels did not receive an advance public commitment from Starkville wide receiver A.J. Brown, but picked up his signature Wednesday morning. Brown is ranked […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State appeared to be on the verge of a sub-par signing class until a pair of local highly rated prospects helped its cause. The Bulldogs received commitments and national letters of intent from Noxubee County five-star defensive end Jeffrey Simmons and Starkville four-star defensive tackle Kobe Jones […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – What Hugh Freeze described as something close to a lover’s quarrel ended in a good way for Ole Miss at the running back position. Four-star running back D’Vaughn Pennamon of Manvel, Texas had been committed to the Rebels since last July. Both Alabama and Texas A&M made late […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State reeled in the state’s No. 1 recruit on National Signing Day as Noxubee County five-star defensive end Jeffrey Simmons pledged his talents to Dan Mullen on Wednesday. Simmons chose the Bulldogs over 13 other offers including finalists Alabama and Ole Miss. “He was a guy that […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal FULTON – National signing day was somewhat bittersweet for the Miller and Itawamba AHS families. Twin brothers Tray and Vijay Miller signed national letters of intent Wednesday to play football five days after the death their older brother, Maikhail, in an auto accident. Tray signed with Itawamba Community College, Vijay […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen Oxford quarterback Jack Abraham found his new home at a school in the state he committed to last April. He’ll be throwing to his tight end, Zach Cousar, at Louisiana Tech. DK Metcalf, who caught ball after ball and touchdown after touchdown from Abraham, is set to catch passes from […]

West Point offensive lineman Scott Lashley is interviewed after signing with Alabama on Wednesday. (West Point High School)

Daily Journal West Point offensive lineman Scott Lashley, a four-star prospect, signed on Wednesday with Alabama. He chose the defending national champion Crimson Tide over Mississippi State. The 6-foot-6, 300-pounder was rated as the nation’s No. 18 offensive tackle. Other area signings reported by four-year schools: • Jackson State signed a pair of players from […]