UConn signee Gilbert headed to Lighthouse

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal It’s still some five months away, but the 2015 Lighthouse Classic is already adding some flavor, thanks...

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal AMORY – Football players laid their faces on the water spouts Wednesday on the Amory practice field, water cooling their tongues only briefly as the Southern sun continued to beat down on their necks. The sweat on football Friday is made possible by the sweat of June and July middays, […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel NEW ALBANY – Ripley posted a 7-1 win over defending Class 5A state champ Oxford on Tuesday to advance to the final round of the NEMCABB summer tournament for the first time in coach Joel Gafford’s six seasons. “It feels good,” said Gafford. “Nobody is bad from this point on.” […]

By Patrick Ochs The Sun Herald (TNS) BILOXI – By the sounds of things, Indians fans may not recognize their team when they open their season Aug. 21 in the Shrimp Bowl. New head coach Bobby Hall has brought a new enthusiasm, coupled with different offensive and defensive schemes, from Madison Central to Biloxi. He’s […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal NEW ALBANY – Sitting as one of the late games on the NEMCABB schedule on the first day of the Summer Championship Tournament, the Tupelo Golden Wave perhaps faced an uphill battle versus the Houston Hilltoppers. After all, Houston was still fresh off its championship baseball series effort […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal June might now be the busiest month of high school sports on the calendar, but the games do not count. But they do make a lasting impression on the brains of players and their coaches. Making the last impression of the month beginning today is the single-elimination portion […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal For sports-loving families, Father’s Day comes more than once per year. “I am not ashamed to tell you I’ve spent my whole life trying to be just like my father,” New Site baseball coach Wesley McCullough said. “My whole childhood consisted of people talking about how great of an athlete […]

TUPELO I would leave a basketball game at Aberdeen and go to the NMMC Tupelo Women’s Hospital to see my newborn son, late night after late night. Laying in his cube, born more than two months early, touching that two-pound, three-ounce new love of my life was life’s ultimate joy. He was tiny. He didn’t […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Antares Gwyn doesn’t say much, but his game has other people talking about the Corinth quarterback, who’s a 2016 college recruit. “I absolutely love him,” said Scout’s Steve Robertson from the Tupelo Combine. “I was so glad to get him here, kind of recruited him because I wanted to see […]

By Matt Sigler The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ – After the Mississippi High School Athletic Association voted Thursday in favor of making all out-of-state students ineligible in all sports next season, local residents began expressing major concerns. “I was shocked,” said Brent Smith, who has two daughters that attend Cathedral High School. “We are a Catholic […]