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Five selected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

by The Associated Press
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Drivers Benny Parsons and Mark Martin and car owners Rick Hendrick, Richard Childress and Raymond Parks were inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Parsons, the 1973...
Alcorn Central quartet signs tennis deals
Four Alcorn Central High School athletes will continue their careers at the next level. The quartet recently signed scholarships with three different institutions of higher learning. “I think that’...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Manager's career is his 'greatest game'
PICKWICK, Tenn. — Preston Maxey’s job has its rewards. On a daily basis, he is able to feel the warmth of the summer sun on his back or a refreshing fall breeze across his shoulders while surrounde...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodman sends Ole Miss past Georgia
HOOVER, Ala. — J.B. Woodman tripled, doubled and drove in three runs Tuesday as No. 7 seed Mississippi defeated No. 10 seed Georgia 5-1 in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament....
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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All-Star game ends in shutout 
BOONEVILLE — The West evened the series in the Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches Association (NEMFCA) All-Star Game with a 31-0 decision over the East during the fourth edition of this event. ...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mississippi State makes dramatic rise

Mississippi State won the Southeastern Conference regular-season title one year after finishing in the league basement. Now the Bulldogs want to carry the momentum of that dramatic rise into the po...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mangum wins

 Ferris Trophy
JACKSON -- Mississippi State freshman outfielder Jake Mangum has won this year's Ferriss Trophy, which is given to Mississippi's top college baseball player. Mangum, of Pearl, becomes the first fre...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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KHS sweeps its way to third baseball title
The coaches have changed, but the results have remained the same. Kossuth High School collected its third state championship — all coming in a four-year span — by completing a sweep of St. Andrews ...
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nyquist ready for rainy Preakness

BALTIMORE -- Let it rain again on the Preakness. Team Nyquist doesn't seem concerned. A driving rainstorm didn't faze American Pharoah as he splashed his way to victory in the second leg of the Tri...
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thunder look bounce back after big loss
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have valuable experience bouncing back from disaster. In Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals, the San Antonio Spurs rolled past the Thunder by 32 ...
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aggies eying third state title
Sweeps have been the norm for the Kossuth Aggies in championship action on the diamond. Kossuth brought out the brooms in winning the 2013 and 2014 titles and set the stage for a third championship...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Science behind increased drug positives
NEW YORK — Improved science could be a reason behind baseball’s increase in positive drug tests. There have been eight suspensions announced this year under the major league program for positive te...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stance keeps club off British Open list
Muirfield was stripped of its right to host the British Open after the Scottish club voted against admitting female members in a move that provoked sharp criticism from players and lawmakers Thursd...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aggies hold on for Game 1 win
Defense and pitching wins games. Even with a state championship on the line. Hunter Swindle pitched out of huge jams in the sixth and seventh innings, and the Kossuth Aggies played error-free ball ...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Derby winner Nyquist draws No. 3 post as Preakness favorite
BALTIMORE — Doug O'Neill couldn't have done any better if he picked Nyquist's post position himself. After Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist landed the No. 3 post for the Preakness in a blind draw Wedn...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aggies begin championship quest
Two teams that fell short of playing in Trustmark Park last season will go toe-to-toe tonight. Kossuth (29-8) and St. Andrews (27-9) open their best-of-3 Class 3A Baseball championship series tonig...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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3A Championship Matchup
Mascot: Aggies Record: 29-8 How They Qualified: Runner-up from Division 1-3A Runs Scored: 327 Runs Allowed: 128 Road to Pearl (8-2) 1st Round: 2-0 over Charleston 2nd Round: 2-1 over South Pontotoc...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEMFCA All-Stars battle tonight at NE
BOONEVILLE — Northeast Mississippi Community College will serve as the host for the fourth annual Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches Association (NEMFCA) All-Star Game. Kickoff is slated for 6 ...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kossuth claims fourth North title
Pushed to the brink in second- and third-round action, the Kossuth Aggies found a ‘Pearl’ in their state semifinal series with Division 1-3A rival Mooreville. The Aggies rapped up a sweep over Moor...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town unanimous as Rookie of the Year

MINNEAPOLIS — Karl-Anthony Towns has the height and agility, plus the intensity and intelligence. Relentlessness might be his most valuable gift of all. The unflappable 7-footer, admittedly unsati...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blue Jays upset with retaliation timing
TORONTO — Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista is in the lineup for Monday's game against the Rays, one day after being punched in the jaw by Rangers infielder Rougned Odor during a brawl in Texas. A...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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