Sports

Eulls tackles make a difference in game and life

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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

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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

Cody Prewitt ready for an Egg Bowl win

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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 … Read more

Egg Bowl holds colorful past and much more

Gregory Favors talks smack

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 … Read more

Egg Bowl has playoff implications

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By Bill Burrus
Emmerich Newspapers

Always the most important football game in Mississippi each year, the Egg Bowl has moved into the national spotlight.

The unparalleled success of both Mississippi State and Ole Miss has made this rivalry one to … Read more

Much needed SUccess

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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

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

Choctaw County sweeps pair from Hamilton

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Chargers and Lady Chargers of Choctaw County High School swept a pair of games from Hamilton in the first round of the Caledonia Tournament last Thursday.

The CCHS girls rolled to a 78-40 … Read more

North, South championships to be decided Friday night

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Only 24 teams remain in search of one of the Mississippi High School Activities Association’s six state football championships that will be awarded on Dec. 5-6 at Davis Wade Stadium on the campus of Mississippi … Read more

FCA’s 2014 season comes to end with first-round loss

Grovante Stewart carries the ball for a touchdown in an earlier game

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

French Camp Academy’s football season didn’t end as veteran head coach Nathan Wright had hoped it would.

Although it may have been unrealistic to think the graduation-depleted Panthers would have been able to defend … Read more