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 Brandon Speck Daily Journal He won’t pretend like he’s happy with the way the season ended – a 35-7 playoff loss at Kosciusko. He’s not. But coach Darryl Carter also won’t hide the fact that Shannon took a step toward relevancy in 2015. The Red Raiders won six games, the most for the program […]

TUPELO Tupelo High bowler Taylor Russell tolerates pain well. There’s no other way to explain what happened last December, the day before she was scheduled to undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ligament in her right elbow. “I bowled in a holiday tournament,” she said. Her surgery went well. The doctor found a […]

TONIGHT’S PLAYOFF GAMES CLASS 1A Shaw (8-4) at Smithville (12-1) THE PLAYERS Shaw: QB Jermarquis Stimmage has rushed for 457 yards, 11 TDs on 58 carries. … QB Travelle Ware has rushed for 422 yards, 5 TDs on 81 carries. … DL Kuston Montgomery has 3 sacks. Smithville: QB Blake Comer has thrown for 1,062 […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Baldwyn’s Jimmy Tyes is a mountain of a man. Calhoun City’s Brieton Sykes is a bruising runner ready to bowl through any man. Their teams take on their qualities, one of which will have to give in tonight’s Class 2A quarterfinal at Baldwyn’s Latimer Park. Tyes is a 6-foot-1, 340-pound […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal NEW SITE – Mooreville caught fire at the end of the 2014 season, riding a hot streak to the Class 3A state tournament in Jackson – its first trip to state since 1996. “A little more pressure coming into this year I guess since we had that run,” Mooreville coach […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal TUPELO – The Tupelo Golden Wave basketball team trailed by 18 points to the Grenada Chargers in the third quarter on Thursday night. That deficit was still 13 points with less than 4 minutes to play. No way the Wave should still be undefeated. That zero in the […]