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Quickest route into NFL goes through SEC
by The Associated Press
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference has become the most popular jumping-off point for underclassmen looking for a head start on NFL careers, creating more spots to fill around the leagu...
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
Results from recent bowling league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Summer Fun 7-24 Women’s Lib 26-10 Sweeter Than Yoo-Hoo 23-13 Justice League 22.5-13.5 The Rebels 21.5-14.5 Howell Inc. 21-15 Tons O...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ripley product to lead Union efforts
BOONEVILLE -- Standout pitcher Ben Hellums has made the choice to assist in the rebuilding process of a team that just successfully achieved a move into one of the premier leagues in the country. N...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Manning getting used to new faces
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Though his physical condition is no longer a big question mark for Peyton Manning, when he looks around at training camp, he must feel like he's starting over again. Manning lin...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forsythe resigns as MCHS boys’ coach
SELMER, Tenn. -- McNairy Central boys’ basketball coach Steve Forsythe has resigned his position and will remain at the school as a teacher. Forsythe, a MCHS alum, told his team Tuesday at practice...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AC participates in Lady Tiger team camp
BOONEVILLE -- Twelve squads representing nine high schools from across the Southeast descended upon the Northeast Mississippi Community College campus from June 23-24 to participate in the first ev...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Padres’ Maybin suspended for amphetamine
CHICAGO -- San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball on Wednesday for testing positive for an amphetamine. Maybin said in a statement released by th...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Devils top annual 1-3A team
The Booneville Lady Blue Devils claimed their first state basketball championship and added some more postseason hardware. Booneville, which finished 28-6 en route to the Class 3A championship, cla...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gurley: 2,000 yards 'would be awesome'
HOOVER, Ala. --Todd Gurley downplays talk of being a potential Heisman Trophy candidate, but the Georgia running back can't contain a smile at the mention of one milestone that's probably unrealist...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract
CLEVELAND -- Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavs will sign the No. 1 ...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Football title games moving to MSU, UM
JACKSON -- The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced several changes to its postseason venues, including moving the football championships from Jackson to the campus stadiums at ...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UT's freshman class features familiar names
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee is counting on family connections to help the program return to prominence. Five players from Butch Jones' highly touted freshman class have family members who also pl...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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LSU shrugs off NFL departures, has high hopes
HOOVER, Ala. -- The NFL has taken another big chunk out of LSU's roster. As usual, coach Les Miles just shrugs, says that's part of the job and plans to replace them with guys who are just as good ...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks among ICC softball academic honorees
FULTON -- Nine Itawamba Community College softball players have been recognized as All-America Scholar Athletes by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) for finishing the 2013-14 school...
Jul 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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MACJC confirms changes for baseball in 2015
JACKSON -- The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges is changing scheduling and playoff formats for the 2015 baseball season. The association says in a news release that each jun...
Jul 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British
HOYLAKE, England -- Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday. When he rolled in a 10-foot eagle putt on the final hole for a 4...
Jul 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two-time champions honored by MAC
The spoils went to the victors. And the runners-up. First-year Kossuth head coach Trave Hopkins was named Class 3A Coach of the Year in the annual Mississippi Association of Coaches All-State Team....
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves part ways with struggling Uggla
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves did everything they could over the last year to find a team willing to trade for struggling second baseman Dan Uggla. There were no takers. Uggla's frustrating, four-y...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCAA sets vote on modified governance
INDIANAPOLIS -- The biggest conferences in college sports may finally get exactly what they want — autonomy over some of today's most contentious issues. After years of consternation and months of ...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
Results from recent bowling league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Summer Fun 7-17 Sweeter Than Yoo-Hoo 23-9 Women’s Lib 23-9 Howell Inc. 20-12 Justice League 19.5-12.5 The Rebels 17.5-14.5 Tons O’ ...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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