Sports

Tyler Sullivan among Harlon Hill Candidates

Sullivan in the backfield

A field of 36 initial nominees has been trimmed to nine national finalists in regional voting for the 2014 Harlon Hill Trophy as the NCAA Division II College Football Player of the Year.

The finalists were selected by the NCAA … Read more

Roberts, Goss hope to keep winning streak alive

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Winning has become addictive to Wyatt Roberts and Desmond Goss, both of whom hope to get another victory fix on Sunday afternoon when their East Mississippi Community College Lions take on Iowa Western … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/3/14

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3
Prep Basketball
ECCC Tournament (5:30 p.m. — Lake/NE Lauderdale boys loser vs. Newton/SE Lauderdale loser; 8:30 p.m. — Louisville/Scott Central loser vs. Newton County/Choctaw Central loser;
Men’s College Basketball
7:30 p.m. — North Dakota State at USM… Read more

Full slate of games on tap for local basketball teams

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The boys and girls basketball teams from Louisville, Noxapater, and Nanih Waiya were all scheduled to take part in tournament action this week.

The LHS boys were scheduled to play Scott Central on … Read more

MHSAA football championships set for this weekend

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

There are several changes in line for the MHSAA State Football Championships that will be played this Friday and Saturday.

First and foremost is the location, as all six games will be played at … Read more

Eulls tackles make a difference in game and life

Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace (14) passes as Mississippi State defensive lineman Kaleb Eulls (92) rushes him during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

By Taylor Hawkins
Emmerich Newspapers

Through his first three years at Mississippi State, Kaleb Eulls has recorded 84 tackles, and by the first week of November, he had already added another 27.

Some of those tackles were bigger than others, … Read more

Mullen and Freeze transform teams

Ole Miss head football coach Huge Freeze leads his Rebels onto the field at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium prior to the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide. 
(Photo/The Chronicle, James Pugh)

By Charlie Smith
Emmerich Newspapers

Dan Mullen and Hugh Freeze aren’t completely different.

Both head coaches were early adopters of the fast-paced, spread option offenses that now dominate college football.

Demographically, they fit the same profile: youthful family men with … Read more

Rebels’ ‘Possum’ torn by historic season

Buster Wolfe
Emmerich Newspapers

COLUMBIA — Richard “Possum” Price is an Ole Miss Rebel, red and blue through and through. He was a lineman on two of the school’s three national championship football teams under iconic coach Johnny Vaught.

However, … Read more

Much needed SUccess

Mississippi State University quarterback Dak Prascott points to fans after scoring a touchdown against the Auburn Tigers. (Photo/The Chronicle, James Pugh)

MSU looking for division title

By Chris Whitaker
Emmerich Newspapers

Mississippi State’s best start in school history and first-ever No. 1 ranking took a blow with its 25-20 loss to Alabama on Nov. 15.

Despite the loss, though, the Bulldogs … Read more