JACKSON Before Jack Vaughn officiated in three Super Bowls as one of the NFL’s top-rated field judges, he was a Mississippi State shortstop looking for a way to make spending money in the autumn. Jack Cristil, the new State broadcaster, needed a spotter, somebody to help him give credit to the correct players for making […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel RIPLEY – Each coach in a Daily Journal Top-10 matchup between the sixth-ranked Ripley Lady Tigers and No. 9 New Site Lady Royals said his team should have played better. Luckily for Ripley, two of Zaida Cox’s 14 points were free throws in the final 20 seconds to help edge […]


By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State will make its first appearance inside Humphrey Coliseum in 23 days taking on Arkansas State at 6 p.m. tonight on the SEC Network. It will be a homecoming of sorts for Red Wolves coach John Brady, who was an assistant for the Bulldogs from 1983-1990. MSU leads the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal No. 21 Mississippi State will vie for its best start in school history today after getting off to an 11-0 start. However, standing in the way will be another undefeated squad in 6-0 Louisiana-Lafayette. Tipoff is slated for 11 a.m. at the Cajundome The contest is one of six the […]

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin scores one of his eight rushing touchdowns this season earlier this month. Boykin has been a force for the Horned Frogs with his arm and his feet. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Paul Moseley)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss players thought they’d seen the last of Johnny Football. Maybe that isn’t the case. The Rebels, of course, won’t see the real Johnny Manziel, who is now trying to find his way in the NFL. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, however, believes his team will face […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen It may not attract the overall attention of national signing day in February, but the junior college signing period will make an impact on both Ole Miss and Mississippi State in 2015. Today is the first day junior college football players from around the state and nation can sign with […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss athletics put some detail to its vision on Monday. The school had already announced ambitious renovation plans for its football stadium. Now there are talking points fans can wrap their minds around. And that has Austin Powell pumped. “I’ll be a senior when all the renovations […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Saltillo’s basketball reputation is growing. It could hit warp speed tonight as the Journal’s No. 2 Tigers visit No. 1 Baldwyn in a showdown of unbeatens. “They’re pumped up, excited for the matchup,” Saltillo coach Craig Lauderdale said of his surprising Tigers (10-0). A fast start was expected for the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Decades ago, the triple option offense was commonplace in college football. However with today’s pass-happy playbooks, very few teams even dare to run it. Georgia Tech still runs the triple option, close to perfection under head coach Paul Johnson. The Yellow Jackets are chewing up 333.6 yards per […]