By Don Hammack The Sun Herald (TNS) Brittney Reese was 22 the last time she was in Beijing. It was 2008, and she was there for her first Olympics. The former Ole Miss All-American is competing there again, starting today. The stage is almost as big, the World Championships, and she remembers that last time. […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal Laurie Bishop can’t help but smile when asked about her super sophomores. Tupelo High’s volleyball coach has seven 10th graders who’ve all contributed to the Lady Golden Wave’s 9-1 start this season. Five of the players saw extensive action last year as freshmen. “We’ve got a great core group of […]

Associated Press NEW YORK – Carlos Gomez and Evan Gattis both homered and drove in four runs, sending Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros to a 15-1 blowout of the New York Yankees that briefly got testy Tuesday night. Keuchel (15-6) held New York scoreless for the second time this season and became the first […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Six Ole Miss players and four Mississippi State players were recognized today on the preseason All-SEC team announced by the league’s coaches. Alabama and LSU led all schools, each with 10 players selected. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players. MSU quarterback Dak Prescott and defensive end […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Robert Nkemdiche may be the face of the Ole Miss defense, but he’s not the only face. As coaches and players tout their depth, it begins up front. Nkemdiche is a returning All-American and a projected early first-round draft pick next spring. He may not come off the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – With its opener less than two weeks away, Mississippi State is spending this week transitioning from training camp into game preparation. The Bulldogs have only seven more practices before they suit up against Southern Miss in Hattiesburg on the night of Sept. 5, then return home the following […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal ABERDEEN – Aberdeen lost its season-opener, but may have found something in the process. The Bulldogs, who fell from No. 1 to No. 3 in the Daily Journal’s small school rankings, lost 21-20 to No. 2 large school Corinth. As the schedule doesn’t let up this week – they must […]

By Pat Graham Associated Press BEIJING – Things didn’t align quite perfectly for former Southern Miss standout Tori Bowie in the 100-meter final on Monday: She sliced her finger on the starting blocks before the race and, once in those blocks, struggled to get off to a fast start. But things have certainly aligned right […]

Associated Press CHICAGO – Kris Bryant homered with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the surging Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday in a makeup of a rained out game from June 15. The rookie, who had homered twice Sunday, lined a pitch from Cleveland reliever Zach […]