By NEMS Daily Journal
- DeSoto Central defeated Tupelo 3-2 (22-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-16, 15-
8) on Thursday to win the division volleyball title. Tupelo travels to Columbus on Tuesday to open the playoffs.
- Delta State (1-3) dropped its third straight home game with a 34-28 loss to Abilene Christian on Thursday in the first-ever meeting between the two schools.
- Tan White (Tupelo, Mississippi State) scored six points as the Connecticut Sun defeated the New York Liberty 65-60 in the opening game of the WNBA Eastern Conference semifinals on Thursday.
- The Cincinnati Bengals released tight end Donald Lee (Mississippi State) on Thursday. Lee was inactive for the first three games of the season.