Boxing is returning to Laurel, but in a new venue.
For those of you who have read my column over the past eight years, you know that as time has passed, the less interested that I have become with pro football.
Jacob Fulcher scored a pair of goals and had an assist as West Jones blew out Clarkdale, 6-1. Cesar Pena had a goal and an assist, juniors Kelton Keene and Luis Ramirez scored goals and freshman Blayne Turner also found the back of the net. Enrique Batista, Braxton Rustin and Reynaldo Navarr…
HATTIESBURG -— Southern Miss goes after its fifth consecutive winning season and first Conference USA title since 2011 with the announcement of its 2019 football schedule Thursday afternoon.
When Cody Parkey’s field goal deflected off first the left upright and then the crossbar Sunday, thus preserving the Philadelphia Eagles’ 16-15 victory over the Chicago Bears, many Saints fans cheered.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Former Ole Miss All-America linebacker Patrick Willis has been elected to the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame Class as announced Monday by the National Football Foundation.
South Jones brought its “A” game for the region-opening showdown with its rival. But West Jones had a pair of Bri’s with double-doubles to beat the Lady Braves down the stretch, 60-56, in Ellisville on Friday night.
West Jones’ girls are off to a 10-5 start. The Lady Mustangs went into the Christmas break with three straight region wins, including a double-overtime thriller over rival South Jones. They beat Wayne County 13-0 and Laurel 6-1. Their next game was scheduled against Clarkdale in Soso at 5:30…
Most Mississippians know — or should know — the late Medgar Evers as a lion of the civil rights movement, a man who sacrificed his life for the good of his people. He was an authentic American hero.
Coveted lineman Young says he will take visits before signing in February Dontario Drummond was a one-man wrecking crew when he starred at wide receiver for the Laurel Golden Tornadoes. And now he will be rejoining one of those teammates with whom he had amazing success in high school. Drumm…
The South Jones High School Bravettes brought home their second state championship in three years from the state dance competition in Jackson on Saturday. The squad beat out 11 other schools to take the title in the “small varsity kick” division. Team members and coaches are, front from left…
So, this question was posed to me on Twitter: “As much as State and Ole Miss have had talent over the years, how did they both miss on Brett Favre, Steve McNair, Walter Payton and Jerry Rice? Some of the NFL’s greatest athletes and record holders, all from Mississippi, but none went to the s…
The senior college football bowl season begins today and Jones College will be well-represented during postseason play. Eleven former Bobcats will be suiting up in bowl games across the nation.
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.