Rebels’ Tunsil can return on Oct. 24

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The wait is over for Laremy … almost. The NCAA has decided that Ole Miss’ star offensive...

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Amory's T.J. Fields carried the ball 29 times for 223 yards and two touchdowns as the Panthers beat Pontotoc on Friday night.

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal PONTOTOC – Amory caught one pass Friday night in Pontotoc. That came courtesy of linebacker Marcus Glenn on a pass not thrown by his quarterback. Glenn’s sealing pick closed out Amory’s 34-24 Division 1-4A win against the No. 5 large school Warriors. Amory ran 52 plays down in The Hollow, […]

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Tupelo widereceiver Quien Salters has a pass slip out of his hands at the start of Friday's rain-delayed game against Southaven.

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal TUPELO – Southaven needed one play in overtime – a 10-yard pass to a wide-open Dylan Leggette from quarterback Matthew Martin – to defeat Tupelo 13-7 on Friday in a division showdown delayed by rain and lightning. The Golden Wave (3-4, 1-2) was looking to rebound from its 33-9 Division […]

By Blake Long Special to the Journal IUKA – Jalen Cobbs made sure the status quo changed immediately after halftime. Cobbs had five second half touchdowns to lift Corinth to a 48-20 road win over Tishomingo County on Friday night. “He finally stepped up and started running the ball a little bit harder,” said Warriors […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen TUNICA – If the rain and wind couldn’t stop senior Lafayette running back Tyrell Price, there was no shot for the Rosa Fort Lions to Friday night. Price rushed for three touchdowns in a 30-7 win. Lafayette improved to 7-0 overall, and 2-0 in Division 2-4A play. It was the […]

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Smithville's Nate Ward shakes off West Lowndes' Jerquallian Selvie on his way to the end zone for a touchdown during Friday night's game at Smithville.

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal SMITHVILLE – The delay for Smithville was well worth the wait on Friday night. The Noles (7-1, 5-0) jumped out to a quick lead and rolled to a 20-6 Division 1-1A win over West Lowndes in a soggy, run-dominated battle. “That’s two weeks in a row that we came out, […]

By Donica Phifer New Albany Gazette NEW ALBANY – During Friday’s Division 2-4A game against Byhalia (2-4, 0-1), the New Albany Bulldogs came into their own. Quarterback Sam McMillin passed for over 200 yards and two touchdowns in New Albany’s (4-4, 1-1) 44-27 win, leading the team towards a berth in Class 4A postseason play. […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel RIPLEY – The Ripley Tigers are reeling after Friday night’s 39-0 loss to Senatobia on a rainy homecoming night. The Tigers (2-5) dropped to 0-2 in Division 2-4A with their third straight loss. It’s the first time for them to be shut out under fourth-year coach Chad Cook. “We’re just […]

From staff reports Jaley Adams rushed for 191 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries, and Kossuth blanked Belmont 39-0 in area high school football action Friday night. As rain plagued most games the Aggies won easily at home. Kossuth, ranked No. 3 in the Daily Journal’s small schools poll, scored in the first quarter […]

Associated Press ST. LOUIS – John Lackey lived up to his reputation as a pitcher who craves the ball in October, helping the St. Louis Cardinals cool off the upstart Chicago Cubs. Lackey outpitched old teammate Jon Lester, allowing two hits into the eighth inning, and rookies Tommy Pham and Stephen Piscotty each homered late […]