There is an old saying that whether it be football, basketball, soccer or Go Fish, when West Jones and South Jones tangle in a competitive event, the action will be heated.
Regular readers might remember this. Back in August, back when sports betting first became legal in Mississippi, your dutiful reporter went down to the Gulf Coast to write about it.
Justin Henry starred in baseball a Vicksburg High before moving on to Ole Miss, where he played alongside his brother Jordan. Both were ridiculously talented athletes, but it was Justin who knew the game of baseball more than any other person I have met.
Local football players and coaches won some of the top awards on the 5A All-State and All-Region 3-5A teams, which were announced on Wednesday.
Today (Saturday) is the last game of the 2018 college football season as Army takes on Navy at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia at 2 p.m. on CBS in the 119th meeting between the two service academies.
HATTIESBURG — West Jones’ first appearance in the Class 5A state football championship, a 27-12 loss to West Point, can be summed up by close calls and missed opportunities.
Mr. Football will be on the sidelines this afternoon (Saturday) and a freshman will be under center when the Taylorsville Tartars aim for their second straight Class 2A state football championship at M.M. Roberts Stadium at Southern Miss.
North Carolina fired former Southern Miss coach Larry Fedora Sunday. But shed no tears for Fedora. The Tar Heels will pay Fedora $12.2 million over the next four years — not to coach.
West Point comes into the championship game Saturday riding a wave of back-to-back state titles and 11 straight wins this season. The Green Wave (13-1) dropped a decision to Starkville in Week 3 but haven’t lost since, surviving one-point wins over Olive Branch and Lafayette along the way. T…
PICAYUNE — Some West Jones fans weren’t there for kickoff because of a big wreck on I-59, but they were there for the celebration. And what a celebration it was. The Mustangs beat Picayune 21-13 for the Class 5A South State championship to punch their ticket to the state title game at The Rock.
The balance beam is Emma DeSantis’ favorite event in gymnastics. That’s no surprise, considering how she has been able to balance things in her life to achieve her goal of signing with the perennial national power University of Alabama.
The Mississippi high school football championship games will be broadcast on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and through its free app — MPB Public Media.
Earlier this week, I was talking with my boys’ friend Preston and we were discussing college basketball. I looked at the TV lineup and saw that Duke was on and he wanted to watch it, but I won’t write what I said about Duke.
Older fans will remember this. Back in the old days, when John Vaught was the Ole Miss football coach and the Rebels were ranked in the Top 10 nearly every year, the Rebels would play an annual game with Chattanooga.
The No. 4-ranked Jones College Bobcats knew they could not turn the ball over and be successful vs. No. 1 East Mississippi in the MACJC championship game.
Walker Thompson booted a 35-yard field goal with 3 minutes, 32 seconds to play Friday night to cap a dramatic 25-23 West Jones victory over Stone in the first round of the Class 5A state playoffs.
An MACJC football championship will be on the line for the first time ever on the turf of Bobcat Stadium/Sim Cooley Field today (Saturday).
Most astute football historians can tell you Greenville’s Wilbert Montgomery played at Abilene Christian before he went on to NFL stardom as a remarkably productive Philadelphia Eagles running back.
The most difficult position in all of team sports is quarterback. Almost every expert, ex-player and beer-swilling ex-jock who now coaches and referees from a recliner can agree on that. After all, there are only 32 starting QBs in the NFL.
Jamarius Hosey ran for four touchdowns and Anson Windham ran for three as Bay Springs beat North Forrest 60-27 in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs.