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One Ole Miss fan wore his own helmet to the Oct. 25 game at LSU – just in case. His Rebels hit the road again today for the final time in the regular season, for a visit to Arkansas.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Success against Presbyterian may not be a reliable predictor for what to expect in two remaining SEC games, but it’s the most recent body of work for Ole Miss. With today’s forecast calling for a 90 percent chance of rain and winds at 15 miles an hour, […]

Matthew Wells is one of 20 MSU seniors making a final homefield appearance today. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen felt a sense of pride with the way his team handled the spotlight of success during its 12-game winning streak and ascension to No. 1. Following a 25-20 loss at Alabama last week, Mullen is curious to see how his team reacts to […]


By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State senior safety Justin Cox has been suspended indefinitely by coach Dan Mullen following an off-campus incident early Friday morning. According to the Starkville Daily News, Cox was arrested for suspicion of aggravated domestic violence and burglary of a dwelling. The Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s office responded to […]

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Calhoun City's Brieton Sykes runs through the arm tackle of Bruce defender Tyrquie Armstrong in the second quarter.

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal CALHOUN CITY – It was Round 2 this season of a Calhoun County neighborhood ground-and-pound rivalry, and the Calhoun City Wildcats came out of the meat-grinder with a well-earned victory. A bruising quarterfinal match up in the Class 2A playoffs saw the Wildcats power their way to a […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal HOLLANDALE – Jack Wilson absorbed some vicious hits in Friday’s MHSAA Class 2A state quarterfinal game against Simmons. However, East Webster’s quarterback was the one who landed the knockout blow. The junior threw two second-half touchdown passes – 35 yards to Malcomb Jones and 16 yards to Deangelo Liggins – […]

Oxford running back Kenzie Phillips stiff-arms West Point linebacker Keonte Hampton as he makes his way up field. (Petre Thomas)

By John Davis Oxford Citizen WEST POINT – Oxford is headed back to the MHSAA Class 5A North championship game. Led by the passing combination of quarterback Jack Abraham and wide receiver DK Metcalf, the Chargers rolled past West Point, 42-14, Friday night at McAllister Field. The victory moved the Chargers to 12-1 overall and […]

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Aberdeen came out with guns blazing. Visiting Kemper County extinguished that fire in a hurry. Kemper (11-3) overcame a 14-0 Aberdeen start to score 52 unanswered points and beat the Bulldogs 52-14 to advance to the Class 3A North finals against Charleston next week. “We could never stop […]

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Starkville quarterback Brady Davis is flushed out of the pocket by Southaven defenders in the second quarter of Friday's playoff game.

By Paul Jones Special to the Journal STARKVILLE – Of late, Starkville High School has experienced a trend of slow starts. But all season long, the Jackets have kept a trend of remaining perfect. It was that way again Friday night in a 34-10 win over Southhaven. Starkville trailed 10-3 in the second quarter and […]

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By Gene Phelps Daily Journal After seven seasons as New Albany head football coach and a 1-10 finish this season, Ron Price said he felt it was time for a fresh start for both parties. Price resigned on Thursday. Price was named head coach as a 28-year-old by then superintendent Charles Garrett. Then-middle school principal […]