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Olive Branch native Rachel Sternisha of Itawamba Community College has signed to continue her softball career at the University of West Alabama. Sternisha was part of an Indians team that won 40 games, a state title and the school’s first NJCAA Division II national tournament appearance.

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Lewisburg basketball players recently took part in the Blue Mountain College girls’ basketball camp on the school campus. With (from left) Blue Mountain coach Lavon Driskell are Karmyn Payne, Bam Robinson, Alexis Taylor, Carissa Horton, Norma Rodgers, Raylin Starks, Matavia Cox, Jada Taylor,…

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Blake Jones, who coached an Olive Branch girls’ basketball team to a pair of MHSAA 6A state runner up finishes while coaching someone who would become a three-time Gatorade Mississippi Player of the Year in Myah Taylor, will return to the coaching wars in a new role and in a new location. 

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Kaitlyn Bednarek of DeSoto Central was named the North MVP at this weekend's Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Fastpitch Games at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville. In the two games played against the South All-Stars, Bednarek hit a total of three home runs, one Friday even…

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Eric Musselman has been around basketball, played, and coached basketball his entire life. The last three years, Musselman, as coach, has led his Nevada Wolf Pack to Mountain West Conference regular-season titles and the NCAA tournament each time. Suffice to say, Arkansas Razorback basketbal…

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Memorial Day weekend anglers at Arkabutla Lake were finding clearing water conditions and a water level that was falling, according to this week’s fishing report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

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Northwest Mississippi Community College has announced the hiring of former Alabama High School Player of the Year and Ole Miss Rebel Nick Williams as an assistant on Shane Oakley's men's basketball coaching staff, the school confirmed on Wednesday.

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Center Hill boys’ basketball coach Newton Mealer joins Kevin Henry on Henry’s signing day to play for Mississippi Delta Community College. Henry was a part of the Mustangs’ team that won the MHSAA 5A state championship in March. This past season, Henry averaged 11.5 points seven rebounds and…

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Gabriella Massey, a DeSoto County resident and senior at Harding Academy, will be competing in the Tennessee TSSAA state high school track meet May 22. Massey (shown here) won the Division II-A West Region title in pole vault with a height of nine feet. Her personal best this year has been 9…

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Gabriella Massey, a DeSoto County resident and senior at Harding Academy, will be competing in the Tennessee TSSAA state high school track meet May 22. Massey (shown here) won the Division II-A West Region title in pole vault with a height of nine feet. Her personal best this year has been 9…

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The Northwest Mississippi Community College Cheerleading Squad for 2019-2020 has been announced by college officials. They are: (front row from left) Katie Abernathy of Southaven, Audry Tapp of Oxford, Erin Douglas of Enid, Rainy Bordelan, Caroline Smith, McKenzie Riley, Kaleigh Keel and Hay…

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Hannah Willard of Center Hill will be attending Blue Mountain College on an archery scholarship. Archery is a club sport at the small Christian college in Blue Mountain. Willard is Center Hill’s top female archer and was the second-best archer the state Class III tournament. Willard (seated …

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Will Ross, a Hernando native playing for East Central Community College, stretches to make a play at first base during this spring season. East Central played in the NJCAA Region 23 playoffs Thursday and Friday in Poplarville, but Pearl River eliminated the Warriors in three games. Ross was …

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An event at Myrtle Lakes in Lake Cormorant last week attracted more than 500 people to witness the presentation of these MHSAA 6A state football championship rings to the Horn Lake Eagles. The event also had an auction of a ring, football signed by the players, and two posters with the ring …

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Three Northpoint Christian School athletes will be competing at the collegiate level next season, having signed scholarship offers. From left, CJ Norfleet, Carlton Brown and Jorden Flowers completed their signings in the school gymnasium Monday.  Norfleet (Mississippi Delta CC) and Flowers (…

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Four DeSoto County baseball players were named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches 5A/6A North All-Star team Monday. They were Ben Brantley and Dalton Kendrick of Hernando, Kamren James of DeSoto Central and Landon Rogers of Lewisburg. They will play their South counterparts on Friday …

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