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Tupelo's Deamio Garmon runs the ball into the end zone for a touchdown during Friday night's game against Hernando.

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal TUPELO – One down, six to go. Tupelo, ranked No. 3 in the state by the Associated Press, showed no ill effects from its open date as it rolled to a 43-6 victory against Hernando in the a Division 1-6A opener at Renasant Field. The Golden Wave (5-0, 1-0) has […]

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By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BELDEN – Hatley finished its non-division schedule Friday with a 48-6 victory over the Tupelo Christian Eagles. “We used our speed tonight,” Hatley coach Patrick Schoolar said. “The Tupelo defense was tough early against things we usually do well, and we made some adjustments.” Those adjustments for Hatley […]

By Scotty Nichols Itawamba County Times NETTLETON – The Mantachie Mustangs were without a few players due to injury Friday night, and it certainly didn’t help matters as they were pounded 48-20 by aggressive Nettleton. Jordan Smith completed nine of 15 passes for 189 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Tigers (2-4). Wideout Kendall […]

Oxford wide receiver DK Metcalf stretches out to catch a pass for a big gain against West Point defensive backs Lavrius Gunn (7) and Jalen Lee (21) on Friday. (Petre Thomas)

By John Davis Oxford Citizen WEST POINT – Oxford took a big step to earning the top spot in Division 1-5A with a 43-22 win over West Point Friday night at McCallister Field. Down 22-8 late in the first half, the Chargers (4-1) scored just before the half and then really changed the complexion of […]

By John Luke McCord Special to the Journal MEMPHIS – Memphis University School, dominated a week ago by South Panola, got back on the winning track against a Mississippi rival by defeating Lafayette 29-24 on Friday night. The host Owls (4-2) led 23-10 going into the fourth quarter, but the Commodores were far from dead. […]

By Jonathan Wise Pontotoc Progress MOOREVILLE – Peyton Boren’s interception on the first play from scrimmage set the tone for Mooreville’s 45-13 win over South Pontotoc as the Troopers’ defense stifled the Cougars. The pick set up a 11-yard touchdown pass from Tay Rucker to Hunter Berry, the first of two scoring connections between the […]

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By Donica Phifer New Albany Gazette ECRU – Brooks Shannon owned the night, leading North Pontotoc to a 42-14 win over New Albany. Shannon recorded five of the Vikings’ six touchdowns, including a 99-yard kickoff return after the Bulldogs tied the game midway through the first quarter. That tie is the closest that New Albany […]

Staff reports Smithville scored a touchdown in all four quarters in its 28-0 win over Coldwater on Friday night to improve to 5-1 on the year. Cole Williams scored on a 3-yard run in the first quarter and Blake Comer picked off a 10-yard pass in the second to build a 14-0 lead by halftime. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – With “help wanted” signs hanging all over the diamond, it’s possible Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco could fill one of his biggest holes with an improving program veteran. Coming off a final four finish in the College World Series, the Rebels are early into their seven weeks of […]