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Pontotoc High School's De'Aisha Browner (left) was chosen as a member of the North team for the Mississippi Association of Coaches (MAC) 2020 All-Star Volleyball Game, while Pontotoc High head coach Annie McGregor (right) was one of two coaches for the North. The All-Star Game was held July …

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Last week the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) released COVID-19 guidelines for all fall sports. This includes football, volleyball, cross country and swimming.

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Chess Anthony (far right), wife of North Pontotoc High School Head Baseball Coach and Athletic Director Chad Anthony, was recently named the 2020 recipient of the Amanda Price Award by the Mississippi Coaches Wives' Association. The honor, recognizing the coach's wife of the year in the stat…

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The Pontotoc Red Sox traveled to Tuscaloosa for their final action of the summer on Saturday. They lost a hard fought battle to the home Tuscaloosa team before routing Montgomery to cap off the 2020 campaign.

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Mississippi High School Activities Assocation (MHSAA) Executive Committee voted Tuesday to institute a 2-week delay for the start of high school fall sports.

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The Pontotoc Red Sox and North Mississippi Senior Indians squared off in a doubleheader last Thursday in Bruce. The Red Sox rallied for a hard fought 7-6 win in the opening contest and completed the sweep with a 9-3 victory in game two.

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BOONEVILLE - The North Mississippi "Red" Junior Indians got off to a slow start offensively but eventually found their stroke, picking up a 6-4 win over Northport, Alabama Post 208 in the King City Classic on Friday.

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TUPELO- Offense was tough to come by for the North Mississippi Senior Indians on Friday, as they fell to Troy Post 70 6-0 in day two action of the 2nd Annual King City Classic, hosted by the Tupelo 49ers.

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TUPELO- The North Mississippi Junior Indians' "Red" squad (16U) opened the Tupelo Junior Tournament with a hard fought 4-2 victory over the host Tupelo (Junior) 49ers last Friday.

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TUPELO- The Pontotoc Red Sox improved to 4-2 on the summer after winning three of four games this past weekend at the Tupelo Round Robin.

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BILOXI, Miss.- At Mississippi State University’s Coastal Research and Extension Center, we recently aged one of the largest tripletail fish ever caught.

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Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for wildlife plantings.

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TUPELO- Baseball was back this past weekend, as the Pontotoc Red Sox held their annual tournament at (for this year) Tupelo High School's Golden Wave Field. The Red Sox broke open a tight contest with another local team- the North Mississippi Indians- in the third and fourth innings on their…

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TUPELO- The North Mississippi Junior Indians were not able to push runs across the plate on Saturday against Huntsville, dropping a 2-0 game in the Pontotoc Red Sox' Tournament, which held its games this year at Tupelo's Golden Wave Field.

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PONTOTOC- The third annual Sappington Colt Bucking Competition- featuring a community picnic atmosphere of barbecue, gospel music, and a peek at possible champion bucking horses of tomorrow- was held Saturday, May 23, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Jim and Marilyn Sappington’s farm at 2155 Highway…

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bassmaster Elite Series angler Kyle Monti, of Okeechobee, Fla., found at least one blessing in the pandemic forcing a break in the Elite Series season. The third-year pro was elated when “Randy,” the client he was supposed to guide on Lake Okeechobee, turned out to be NFL …

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Southern States Athletic Conference announced the 2020 Softball awards last month after the season was cut short due to COVID-19, with Blue Mountain College being awarded 12.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Blue Mountain College Baseball racked up 10 Southern States Athletic Conference awards, the home office announced after the conclusion of the pandemic-shortened season.

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National Fishing and Boating Week is June 6 through June 14, 2020, which is the perfect time to celebrate Mississippi’s bountiful fisheries and other aquatic resources, as well as relax. A few reminders if you plan on fishing or boating. Check both state and local town/city regulations. Keep…

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Lynn Patterson accomplished the rare feat of a hole in one while playing golf at Pontotoc Country Club on Tuesday, May 12. Patterson aced the Par 3 second hole while using a driver. Witnesses were Jerry Patterson, Jerry Bright, and Judy Bright.

BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss. - Blue Mountain College announced last Monday that Saltillo High School's Matthew Reeder will lead the inaugural Topper Women's Soccer program that will begin play in the Southern States Athletic Conference of the NAIA in 2021-22.

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As of right now, the Mississippi High School Activities Association is still holding to a June 1 date for the resumption of activities. MHSAA leadership is scheduled to meet and reevaluate the situation on Thursday, and the hope is that they will give member schools some definite answers. 

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The wide ranging impacts of COVID-19 on the sports landscape continue to be felt. The American Legion baseball season has officially been canceled in Mississippi, in the sense that play will not be sanctioned by the organization. Mississippi baseball commissioner Mark Herrington announced th…

FULTON, Miss. – Itawamba Community College centerfielder Hope Harbin (Columbus) announced via social media that she has signed to continue her softball career at Delta State University next season.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bassmaster Elite Series angler Rick Clunn, of Ava, Mo., is a sportfishing icon, winning four Bassmaster Classic titles and 16 Bassmaster tournaments. Most recently, Clunn took home the 2019 Bassmaster Elite at St. Johns River title. Few anglers have seen as many trends in …

FULTON, Miss. – Itawamba Community College centerfielder Hope Harbin (Columbus) announced via social media that she has signed to continue her softball career at Delta State University next season.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed daily life over the past couple of months. In addition to work and school, entertainment and recreation have also been severely impacted. Normally this time of year all manner of high school, college and professional sports are ongoing, but the virus has bro…

Fulton, Miss. – Like all other spring sports, the 2020 Itawamba Community College softball program had its season cancelled due to COVID-19, but the Lady Indians finished ranked nationally and with a 9-5 record.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted our entire society. The sports world is no different, as competition at all levels, from youth park and rec to professional leagues, has been non-existent since March due to the threat of viral spread that sporting event crowds represent. Schoo…

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I knew it was coming. I think on some level most of us had for a while, but after the hammer officially dropped on the rest of the 2020 spring sports season last week that surreal feeling hit me anew. Anew is probably misleading, because it has felt more and more surreal each week that this …

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In what had increasingly seemed inevitable as the COVID-19 crisis deepened, the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) cancelled the remainder of 2020 spring sports and activities last Wednesday. The announcement was essentially just a formality, as a day earlier Governor Tat…

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According to the National Weather Service in 2019 Mississippi experienced 115 twisters, with 67 of them occurring in April. There were three fatalities. The week of February 17-21 was Spring Severe Weather Preparedness Week even though March, April, and May are Mississippi’s primary months f…