The play was called “Ole Miss.”It featured a 260-pound defensive tackle catching a nine-yard touchdown pass to lift Wayne County past Oxford 45-41 in the 2015 Class 5A state championship.It was the perfect way for Benito Jones to complete his high school career, in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium...
Scottie Phillips’ former coaches aren’t all that surprised the running back has trotted to the doorstep of the National Football League.“[Phillips] never asked for more, never more carries, never more touches,” said Jones College head coach Steve Buckley in a 2018 interview.
It was a banner day for Columbia High School as seven Wildcats signed football scholarships on Wednesday.The class of 2020 was headlined by running back Kentrel Bullock. “Mr. Football” in class 3A inked with Ole Miss.
Waynesboro is considered a blue-collar town.Billy Ray Jones was a blue-collar guy. He taught his kids the importance of hard work at a young age, especially Benito.When he wasn’t working with his father, Benito was working on the football field.
The Ole Miss men’s basketball team was without two starters Tuesday night, including leading scorer Breein Tyree due to injury. A road test short-handed proved to be a tall order, and the Rebels (9-7, 0-3) fell to the Florida Gators 71-55.
The 2019 calendar year began like every other – a fourth straight girls soccer state championship for Sacred Heart – the sixth under coach Poppa Fall in 7 years. And for the first time since 2013, the boys team took home a gold ball as well...
Christmas came a week early for many Pine Belt athletes and the respective universities they signed scholarships with on Wednesday’s National Signing Day.Several local players inked with four-year schools during December’s early signing period...
The Ole Miss men’s basketball team could not stop Kamar Baldwin and the No. 24 Butler Bulldogs in Tuesday night’s non-conference tussle at The Pavilion. The senior guard scored a game-high 31 points on 11 of 16 shooting to lead the visitors past the Rebels 67-58 and keep the Bulldogs (8-0) undefeate
Chase Garbers threw for four touchdowns, but No. 23 California needed a game-saving tackle at the 1-yard line from linebacker Evan Weaver on the game’s final play to defeat Mississippi 28-20 on Saturday.
For the first time in almost three years the University of Memphis Tigers and the Ole Miss Rebels went head to head Saturday at the Liberty Bowl bringing fans to their feet with a close game score of 15-10.
Keenan is one of six college baseball players selected for the event that will air live on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. CT. He was invited to take part in the Rocket Mortgage College Home Run Derby after being recognized as one of the top power hitters in college baseball.
The SEC voted Friday to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages, which are limited to wine and beer, in public areas at its athletic events. The policy does not require schools to sell alcoholic beverages but leaves the decision up to each school.
During the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge, Ole Miss head coach Matt Luke and former Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen, along with several other college coaches, got the chance to read some of the mean tweets directed at them.
It’s been a week of excitement for Pine Belt players who got those life-changing calls during the 2019 NFL Draft. One mother in Jefferson Davis County is sending her second son off to the gridiron on a professional level.