Two former area coaches will be inducted into the Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame this year.
BOONEVILLE • Saltillo faced a one-point deficit in the waning moments of the fourth quarter against Pine Grove on Saturday, but head coach Titus Goree knew exactly who to call on when they needed it most.
INGOMAR • Ingomar’s one-two scoring punch of seniors Clayton Stanford and Nathan Weeden landed a Division 2-1A knockout Friday night against visiting Smithville.
A brief social media video containing a racial epithet and threats of harm to a Booneville basketball player has led to disciplinary action and canceled games.
WALNUT • Claire Leak did it all for Walnut on Tuesday night. The junior guard dropped a game-high 22 points while leading the Lady Wildcats to a 52-39 win over Division 1-2A rival East Union.
TUPELO • The Tupelo boys soccer team clinched a playoff spot and put itself in the driver’s seat of Division 1-6A with a dominating win on Tuesday night.
NEW ALBANY • Ripley took sole possession of first in Division 1-4A soccer with a 3-2 road win over New Albany on Tuesday night. The Tigers scored the game winner at the 78-minute mark after it appeared the match would be headed to overtime.
NEW ALBANY • Nathan Weeden’s offensive and defensive prowess Saturday helped lead Ingomar to its fifth- consecutive Union County Tournament championship.
Aniah Echols, an offensive lineman at Oxford Middle School, received the surprise of a lifetime on Good Morning America (GMA) Friday.
The top athletes, coaches, scholars and teams from the 2019 Fall sports season were honored at the 2019 Daily Journal Fall Sports Awards banquet Thursday night at First United Methodist Church in Tupelo.
AMORY • The Amory Panthers overcame a bad start to both halves and fought back to a 61-57 win on Saturday night in the boys’ championship of the Monroe County Tournament.