South Panola (1-0) at West Point (1-0) THE PLAYERS South Panola: Junior RB Oluwain Hoskins rushed for 125 yards and 2 TDs in a 62-27 win against Memphis White Station. … RB Darrell Henderson rushed for 94 yards and 2 TDs. … Senior LB Anfernee Benson had 8 tackles. West Point: QB Dason Thomas had […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal TUPELO – Daniel Bristow is no RG3, but Tupelo’s quarterback does have the wheels if needed. In last week’s 20-0 season-opening road win against Lafayette, the junior raced 42 yards when a pass play broke down on a second-and-10 from the Golden Wave 27-yard line. “We had called a screen […]

tupelo marathon 2014

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal New champions will be crowned and a new course will be run Sunday in the 32nd annual Tupelo Marathon and 13.1 Miler. Last year’s male and female marathon champions – Alan Ash of Atmore, Ala., and Leah Thorvilson of Little Rock – are not returning to defend their titles in […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – When Mississippi State takes the field at 6:30 p.m. Saturday against Southern Miss to open the 2014 season, it will do so in front of one of the largest crowds ever to witness a college football game in Mississippi. The Bulldogs cut the ribbon on a $75 million […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal If Booneville can reel off a sixth straight win in tonight’s Skunk Bowl, then Baldwyn’s seniors will wrap a high school career without beating their biggest rival. “I can say this is just like any other game, but it’s really not,” Baldwyn coach Michael Gray said. “Hopefully they’re very focused […]

Ole Miss players and coaches arrive at the team hotel in Atlanta on Wednesday. The Rebels open their season tonight against Boise State. (Joshua T. McCoy/Ole Miss)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal ATLANTA – Boise State has reached into its past to try and chart its future. It’s not as though the incredible run that entrenched Boise in America’s college football conscious is decades past. Just two years ago the Broncos were 11-2. That was the last in a streak of seven-straight […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Toward the end of practice Monday, Itawamba Indians first-year head coach Sean Cannon reminded his team that after two more days of practice, they would be playing a game. “They kind of looked around at each other with wide eyes,” Cannon said. “But we are ready to play […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Tonight’s opening kickoff of the 2014 season is fast approaching for the Northeast Community College Tigers, and there is still no quarterback. That is not exactly true, as the Tigers roster includes three quarterbacks – East Mississippi transfer Brett Thompson, and sophomores Cory Dixon from Georgia and Trace […]


By Greg Beacham AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES – Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew. Shaw has been suspended indefinitely from all of the Trojans’ team activities after […]