5 Things to Know: National colleges

Buckeyes’ World Ohio State, the defending national champion, is sure to be everyone’s preseason No. 1. The Buckeyes return 16 starters...

By John Davis Oxford Citizen The Oxford Chargers have $6,000 more to spend on football uniforms and general expenses thanks to their most recent championship win in 7-on-7 action. Johnny Hill praised his skill players, on both sides of the ball, for the way they competed in Medicomp 7 on 7 Tournament held in Madison. […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – A court date to help decide the legal future of Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil was still to be decided by the Lafayette County Justice Court on Monday morning. A warrant was issued for Tunsil, who was taken into custody by a sheriff’s deputy and booked at […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The top returning scorer in Southeastern Conference basketball is mending quite nicely. That’s good news for Ole Miss, which will need the same heroics this season that Stefan Moody provided last year as a first-year junior college transfer. Moody averaged 18.6 points in conference games – tied for […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Ben Howland already has three of his highly-touted freshmen on campus at Mississippi State and is awaiting the arrival of one more. Five-star point guard Malik Newman, four-star shooting guard Quinndary Weatherspoon and four-star power forward Aric Holman all enrolled for the first summer term and have impressed […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal PONTOTOC – The Pontotoc Red Sox senior American Legion baseball team has been mowing down opponents all month. The rival Tupelo 49ers almost clogged up the works for Pontotoc on Monday night. Almost. Pontotoc scored twice in the bottom of the eighth inning to grab a 6-5 victory […]

By Kyle Alford Special to the Journal WEST POINT – Kye Meeks of Walnut capitalized on the opportunity to play one of Mississippi’s well-known golf courses by shooting one of the lowest overall scores among his rivals. Meeks’ putter seemed to be spot-on Monday and was a big factor in his score of 73 as […]

Associated Press BALTIMORE – Mitch Moreland hit two of the Rangers’ four home runs off Bud Norris, and Texas got another winning effort on the road from left-hander Wandy Rodriguez in an 8-1 victory over Baltimore on Monday. Moreland (Amory, MSU) hit a solo shot in the second inning and a two-run drive in the […]

By R.B. Fallstrom AP Sports Writer ST. LOUIS – Mike Matheny has zero interest in scanning the daily statistics that show just how efficiently the St. Louis Cardinals are dealing with the opposition. Matheny prefers that his players ignore all that, too, just as they have the hacking investigation involving the Houston Astros that seems […]

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari believes Confederate flags should be taken down. During a Southeastern Conference coaches conference call Monday, Calipari said that “obviously, it offends a portion of our society, so people are deciding to take them down. That’s how I feel. It may offend, so I’d say do it.” […]