MSU’s McCowan earns SEC honor

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal A day after Mississippi State’s Quinndary Weatherspoon was named the SEC men’s basketball freshman of...

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal STARKVILLE – After making one of the best running backs in the country look average, there isn’t much the Ole Miss defense can carry over from last week’s game plan. When No. 19 Ole Miss and No. 23 Mississippi State meet tonight at Davis-Wade Stadium it will be all about […]

KEYS FOR VICTORY 1. No lulls allowed Last week the Bulldogs held a commanding 31-14 lead only to watch is dissipate as Arkansas scored 28 unanswered points to take back control of the game. The Razorback took advantage of three turnovers during that run. MSU can ill-afford to have another lull like that against a […]

KEYS FOR VICTORY 1. Let not bells toll for thee While home field has been a huge advantage in this series, this will be the Rebels’ first venture into the new and louder Davis-Wade Stadium. Ole Miss handled what could be considered the loudest and most difficult environment, Alabama, but was beaten badly at Florida […]

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East Webster quarterback Jack Wilson led his Wolverines to a victory over Baldwyn and another shot at a state championship.

By Blake Long Special to the Journal BALDWYN – East Webster coach Doug Wilson led his team in three spirited “finish it” chants during their postgame huddle on Friday night. The Wolverines are just one win shy from accomplishing that season-long motto. East Webster held Baldwyn scoreless after halftime on the way to a 28-14 […]

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By Paul Jones Special to the Journal STARKVILLE – This time around, Starkville would not be denied. A year after blowing an early lead in the Class 6A North State title game, the Yellow Jackets rallied Friday night from a halftime deficit to defeat Madison Central 28-20 and earn a spot in the Class 6A […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – For the third straight season, Oxford’s Chargers are the champions of the north in Class 5A. Led by quarterback Jack Abraham and a fantastic effort by the defense, the Chargers defeated West Point 35-7 in the MHSAA north state title game Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. It […]

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Smithville quarterback Blake Comer hands the ball off to running back Nate Ward during Friday's game against Simmons.

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal SMITHVILLE – Speed killed Smithville on Friday night. Hollandale Simmons blistered the Seminoles 46-0 in the Class 1A North final behind four scores from Mississippi State commit Nero Nelson. Marquez Pam added three more touchdowns for Simmons (11-0). “They’ve got some good players, some really good players over there,” Smithville […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal CHARLESTON – Aberdeen’s Bulldogs were road warriors in last week’s convincing 22-point win at Cleveland East Side. Friday night – in the MHSAA Class 3A state semifinals – the Bulldogs’ playoff highway was filled with too many potholes in their 37-6 loss to defending North champion Charleston. “We lost 24 […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal CORINTH – Cam Smith isn’t all the way back from offseason surgery to repair his knee-cap. Not at 100 percent, Okolona’s sophomore guard gave Biggersville plenty of problems in a 79-61 win to open Friday’s Lighthouse Thanksgiving Classic at Corinth High. Smith hit five 3-pointers, scored 17 points and was […]