Monthly Archives: November 2014

‘Catfish’ Smith recalls Egg Bowl glory

By Charles M. Dunagin Emmerich Newspapers McCOMB — Ralph “Catfish” Smith jokes that he lettered at both Ole Miss and Mississippi State when he played intercollegiate football. “I was the fifth man in the Mississippi State backfield,” said the former…

Quarterbacks ready to lead their teams

By BILL BURRUS Emmerich Newspapers Bo Wallace or Dak Prescott? Dak Prescott or Bo Wallace? Who’s the best? That’s been the debate out of both the Ole Miss and Mississippi State camps all season. And it will be debated all the…

Rebels ready to better banner year

Ole Miss looks for standout win By Josh Troy Emmerich Newspapers The Ole Miss Rebels are enjoying a banner season, thanks to a strong passing game by senior quarterback Bo Wallace and a defense that has allowed fewer points than any…

Eulls tackles make a difference in game and life

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,…

Cody Prewitt ready for an Egg Bowl win

By James Pugh Emmerich Newspapers Ole Miss free safety Cody Prewitt loves his university. He said he has always wanted to go to Ole Miss, especially since his junior high days at Sylva-Bay Academy in Jasper County, about halfway between…

Mullen and Freeze transform teams

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…

Ackerman Baptist to hold Youth Hunt

By Staff and Press Reports Youth and parents are urged to participate in the Youth Hunt presented by Ackerman Baptist Church. The Men’s Ministry Program is hosting a day of hunting fun for youth on December 6 at the home…

Egg Bowl holds colorful past and much more

By Josh Mlot Emmerich Newspapers Let’s play a quick game called “College Football or Professional Wrestling?” Pre-match brawls, post-match brawls, whiskey-laced mid-match drinks, name-calling, rule-breaking, police intervention and general hatred. Whether you call it the Egg Bowl, the Battle for…

Teachers recognized for MCT2 scores

By Staff and Press Reports The Choctaw County School Board recognized some of their teachers at the November 13 board meeting. Teachers were recognized for their hard work and dedication to preparing their students for the MCT2. Honored teachers had…

Sibley to perform at Bethlehem Baptist

From press reports Bethlehem Baptist Church hosts a 5th Sunday celebration in months with five Sundays. With November being one of those months, Alan Sibley and The Magnolia Ramblers will perform during the church’s Nov. 30 morning service. They will also be…