Bulldogs join Rebels in national rankings

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Undefeated Ole Miss and Mississippi State are both in the top 25 for the first time since 1999. Ole Miss...

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Saltillo students cheer on their Tigers before the start of last week's Tupelo game. They got wet on Thursday and will try again tonight versus Baldwyn.

FEATURED GAMES Booneville (3-1) at Tishomingo County (1-3) THE PLAYERS Booneville: RB James Christian has rushed for 381 yards and 3 TDs. … QB Jack Simpson rushed for 103 yards and 3 TDs in a win against Corinth. … DB Ben McCutchen is averaging 11.7 TPG. Tishomingo County: Sophomore Caleb McCalmon is the top receiver. […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Another star-filled basketball tournament has been announced for the upcoming season, adding to the Lighthouse and yet-to-be released Hotbed. Hickory Flat is hosting the Farm Bureau Shootout on Jan. 2-3. Southwest Christian went 27-5 last season and has 2017 power forward Ibrahim Ali. Ali is a 6-foot-8 terror at the […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Booneville’s football team had a week off to lick its wounds from a 29-point loss to rival Baldwyn in Week 2. The Blue Devils appeared healed last week when they rallied for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat Corinth 38-33 at Northeast’s Tiger Stadium. “It was a big win for us,” […]

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Fans exit the stadium after the Baldwyn at Saltillo game on Thursday was postponed late in the first quarter. A weather delay was called at 7:28 p.m. as a storm rolled into the area, and the remainder of the game will be played tonight at 7.

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal SALTILLO – Saltillo couldn’t stop Baldwyn on its opening drive. And it took a hold to stop Saltillo’s Diamante Pounds from scoring a 65-yard touchdown. But then lighting stopped everything Friday at Willis Wright Stadium, the stadium cleared for safety before postponement around 8:30 p.m., an hour’s delay. Play will […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – LSU is approaching this week’s game with an increased emphasis on focus and concentration. The eighth-ranked Tigers are 3-0 on the year and enter their first conference tilt against Mississippi State on Saturday night hoping to garner early momentum in the perennially difficult Western Division. “We look forward […]

School reports SCOOBA – Top-ranked East Mississippi Community College overwhelmed another MACJC opponent on Thursday night, beating Northeast Mississippi 65-7 at Sullivan-Windham Field. The Lions (4-0, 2-0 North Division led 51-7 at halftime. Northeast (1-3, 1-1) broke a scoreless streak of nine quarters against the Lions with a Joe Horn, Jr., 21-yard touchdown catch from […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Tight end Evan Engram has been one of the top targets for Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace early this season. However, while Wallace was spreading around passes to a lot of different players against Louisiana-Lafayette, Engram went without a catch. Engram’s day as less about the Cajuns’ defense […]

Audrey Haynes, 5, and Russell Haynes, 3, are the pride and joy of seven-time FLW Tour winner Randy Haynes, who's originally from Tippah County. (Curtis Nedermier/FLW)

By Kevin Tate Outdoors Writer Making motivated salesmen got a lot easier for Boy Scout officials recently when professional angler Randy Haynes volunteered to take a lucky popcorn seller out on Pickwick Lake for a sample of life on tour. Haynes, originally from Tippah County, has seven wins on the FLW Tour, the top echelon […]

Sparks from a campfire drifted high on a cool wind that arrived a week or so before the first full day of fall. They hatched from the last pops of a smoky smudge, one built of wood leftover from another adventure carried out several rainstorms before. The Boy had been patient as I’d gotten the […]