By Parrish Alford Daily Journal TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy understands a shooter’s mindset. That’s the good news. The bad news is there’s no magic formula to shake the Rebels from recent doldrums as they reach the final week of regular season play. Ole Miss takes on Alabama tonight at 6 – […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal JACKSON – Montgomery County doesn’t have so much as a roster on MaxPreps. That’s made it tough for Ingomar’s boys to prepare. “It was difficult trying to get information,” Ingomar coach Jonathan Ashley said. “Spent the better part of (Saturday) just working on that.” Back to school on Monday, following […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal PONTOTOC – Pontotoc’s Lady Warriors took a curtain call Monday night with their excited and adoring fans. Today they’ll be back in the same gym trying to figure out what went wrong offensively in their too-close-for-comfort 44-33 win against Lafayette in the second round of the MHSAA Class 4A Basketball […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal MOOREVILLE – With two cold-blooded free throws, Payton McCord sent a raucous crowd into insanity and the Mooreville Troopers to their first basketball game in Jackson since 2006. With less than 50 seconds to play, the sophomore calmly drained the pair for a 53-52 win against visiting North Panola. “I […]

PONTOTOC The scorebook never talked back to him. But Pontotoc coach Chris Vandiver stared stoically at it in his office Saturday night, minutes after his Warriors were beaten in the Class 4A playoffs. He hoped the book would be traveling with the team this week to Jackson for the state quarterfinals. “We felt like we […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Weather has once again bumped up Mississippi State’s start time on the diamond. The 15th-ranked Bulldogs host Arkansas Pine-Bluff at 4 p.m. today hoping to improve on a perfect 13-0 start to the season. MSU is coming off a round-robin weekend sweep of Arizona and Samford. Today the Dimaond Dogs […]

Associated Press Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says it would be best to wait until after the NCAA’s initial eligibility rules take effect in 2016 before considering whether to limit freshmen eligibility. Slive said in a statement Monday if the goal is to improve graduation rates and grade-point averages, “we have to remember that each […]

Associated Press UConn stays No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for another week after two more routs. The Huskies blew out Tulane and Memphis by an average of 55 points. They visit South Florida on Monday night to close out the regular season. Notre Dame, South Carolina, Maryland and Tennessee round out the first […]

JACKSON (AP) – Stefan Moody of Ole Miss, Delta State’s Devin Schmidt and Southern Mississippi’s Chip Armelin are the three finalists for the Howell Trophy. Mississippi State’s Victoria Vivians, Southern Mississippi’s Tamara Jones and Tia Faleru of Ole Miss are the finalists for the Gillom Trophy. The Howell is given to the top men’s basketball […]