Vicksburg school switches to MAIS

VICKSBURG (AP) – Vicksburg’s St. Aloysius has dropped out of the Mississippi High School Activities Association. According to multiple...

JACKSON Carla Lowry, nicknamed Shorty, loved basketball at a time when organized basketball didn’t necessarily love young girls back. As a young girl in Forest in the 1940s, she loved basketball and was especially proficient at shooting. That was because she practiced and practiced and practiced and then practiced some more. She did this even […]

By Makenzie Hawkins Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – Players from several states have been playing in the Cotton States Baseball League this summer. The wooden-bat collegiate league’s season will be wrapping up with playoffs this weekend. Hill County Generals players Drew Carter from Amory and Tyler Dowdy from New Albany are just a few local […]


By John L. Pitts Daily Journal STARKVILLE – On a hot day at the Starkville Country Club, nobody was hotter than Kye Meeks. The 13-year-old from Walnut shot a 5-under 67 on Tuesday to lead all golfers after the first round of the championship event for the Coca-Cola Junior Tour. Meeks leads the Boys 12-13 […]

Daily Journal Tupelo’s Chris Stratton, the former first-round draft pick out of Mississippi State, picked up his first Triple-A victory on Monday. Stratton (1-3) pitched a seven-inning complete game in Sacramento’s 10-1 victory at Albuquerque. He gave up one run on three hits, striking out four against two walks and also helped his cause by […]

Associated Press NEW YORK – Noah Syndergaard retired his first 18 batters in the rookie’s latest overpowering performance, and the New York Mets got two-run homers from Lucas Duda and Curtis Granderson to beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 Tuesday night. Firing his fastball up to 98 mph, Syndergaard (5-5) struck out nine, walked none […]


By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze added another big name to the Rebels’ 2016 recruiting class Tuesday. Jaylon Jones, a safety from Allen, Texas, chose Ole Miss over nearby Texas A&M. A four-star prospect and a member of the Rivals 250 at No. 243, Jones is the Rebels’ 18th […]

By Ralph D. Russo Associated Press The quarterback is usually the face of a football team. During conference media days, those faces are often difficult to find. No Christian Hackenberg for Penn State. No Deshaun Watson for Clemson. No Anu Solomon for Arizona. Neither Cardale Jones nor J.T. Barrett for Ohio State. Cautious coaches tend […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss players say their humbling Peach Bowl loss to TCU, capping the 2014 season, won’t soon be forgotten. Neither will their convincing win over rival Mississippi State to close the regular season in their preceding game. The Rebels’ 31-17 win was the fourth-straight victory for the home […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal HATTIESBURG – The Tupelo 49ers and Pontotoc Red Sox were almost on the wrong kind of field on Monday. Posting more of a football score in the championship game of the 2015 Senior American Legion State Baseball Tournament, the 49ers survived the heat and a Red Sox comeback […]