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By Brandon Shields Special to the Journal CLINTON – A.J. Brown gets all the credit most of the time for Starkville. But on Friday night, it was Avery Brown’s turn to shine. Behind’s Brown career night – and four interceptions by the defense – the Yellowjackets defeated Clinton 45-27 in a shootout at Arrow Field […]

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By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal SMITHVILLE – It was all about the extras in Smithville’s Class 1A state quarterfinals win over Shaw. Daniel Smith blocked an extra point that would have tied the game, while Nate Ward nailed his retry on a kick that ended up being the difference maker in the 14-13 win to […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel HOUSTON – Noxubee County football and postseason success have gone hand in hand for the last eight years. The Tigers dominated Houston 56-26 Friday night in a Class 4A quarterfinal and advance to their third North final in four years. Noxubee County (10-4) clung to a 14-13 lead after one […]

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By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – DK Metcalf and Jack Abraham couldn’t let Oxford coach Johnny Hill end his career with a loss. Not at Bobby Holcomb Field in front of the home crowd wearing blue and gold. Abraham engineered an 80-yard scoring drive with just over 2:48 left to lift the Chargers to […]

Daily Journal East Webster reached the North championship game for the second year in a row with Friday night’s 37-12 road win over Class 2A rival O’Bannon. The Wolverines (13-1) will visit Baldwyn next Friday night. Jack Wilson ran for two touchdowns and passed for another for East Webster, accounting for 188 total yards. Chase […]


MHSAA PLAYOFFS CLASS 6A Friday Second Round North Madison Central 21, Warren Central 14 Starkville 45, Clinton 27 South Petal 35, Brandon 30 Meridian 35, Oak Grove 29 CLASS 5A Second Round North Oxford 40, Germantown 33 West Point 16, Grenada 9 South Laurel 35, Pascagoula 0 Wayne County 37, Pearl River Central 13 CLASS […]

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MHSAA Football Playoff Schedule Friday, Nov. 27 North/South Finals CLASS 6A North Madison Central at Starkville South Meridian at Petal CLASS 5A North West Point at Oxford South Wayne County at Laurel CLASS 4A North Noxubee County at Greenwood South Lawrence Co. at St. Stanislaus CLASS 3A North Charleston at Aberdeen South West Marion at […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BELMONT – The Belmont Lady Cardinals are learning how to win basketball games – again. Beginning the season with a mostly inexperienced squad, the Lady Cardinals had an ultimate learning foe Friday in the Ingomar Lady Falcons, with Belmont grading out with an “A” this night in a […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Every three weeks or so, athletics director Ross Bjork made his way through the Pavilion to check its progress. The new multi-purpose arena will be the primary home for the Ole Miss Rebels and Lady Rebels. Both teams will begin play there in January. A large portion of […]