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The Memphis Hustle, the NBA G League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies, has finalized its 2018-19 training camp roster, the team announced today. Additionally, the team selected forward Curtis Phillips in the third round and forward Nino Johnson in the fourth round of the 2018 NBA G League …

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Hernando swept the boys’ and girls’ team championships at the annual Odis McCord DeSoto County Cross Country meet held Saturday morning at the Olive Branch Soccer Complex. The meet was held there for the first time after being annually hosted at Center Hill High School.

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Members of the 2018 MHSAA 6A state championship DeSoto Central softball team received their title rings at halftime of DeSoto Central-Tupelo football game on Thursday, Oct. 18. The Lady Jags, coached by Phyllis Hicks, won the title in May with a two-game series sweep over Harrison Central.

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DeSoto Central's volleyball team took home the DeSoto County tournament championship on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Lewisburg High School. The Lady Jags were 5-0 in the tournament and did not lose a set on their way to the title. DeSoto Central defeated Lewisburg 2-0 in the finals.  

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Pictured are members of the all-DeSoto County volleyball first team, as selected during Saturday’s county tournament at Lewisburg High School. DeSoto Central claimed the tournament title over the host Lady Patriots in the finals Saturday afternoon.

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The start of the basketball season for Magnolia Heights School is almost a month away, but second-year head coach and athletic director Jay Bowen hopes his returning players have long memories from a trip home from a MAIS state championship loss last March.

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After falling behind by two touchdowns in the game's opening nine minutes, Northwest Mississippi Community College got back on track with three first half touchdown drives and held Coahoma scoreless in the second half to rally for a 35-24 come-from-behind win Thursday night at James E. Mille…

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* In college football over the weekend, Mississippi State beat Auburn 23-9, Ole Miss handled Louisiana-Monroe 70-21, and Memphis defeated Connecticut 55-14. Alabama beat Arkansas 65-31. In the Memphis game, former Olive Branch standout Sam Craft had his first reception in two years, a six-ya…

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Scoreless after a quarter in an NJCAA Top 15 showdown Thursday, No. 3 Northwest scored touchdowns on four of its final six possessions and held No. 14 Holmes to a season-low 252 yards to knock off the Bulldogs 27-14 on Homecoming at Bobby Franklin Field.

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Former Olive Branch basketball star Myah Taylor is continuing to remember and give back to her high school alma mater, even more than a year removed from her high school graduation and now a redshirt freshman player on Mississippi State’s highly-regarded women’s basketball team, a two-time N…

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The Memphis Hustle announced that the organization has completed a trade with the Wisconsin Herd, acquiring the returning player rights to forward Kyle Casey and a fourth round pick (95th overall) in the 2018 NBA G League Draft. In exchange, Wisconsin will receive the returning player rights…

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The Lake Cormorant volleyball team held a fundraiser for the Side-Out Foundation during the Thursday, Sept. 20 match against Center Hill. More than $2,000 was raised for the non-profit breast cancer charity that raises awareness and funds through volleyball-related events.

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New Memphis Hustle coach Brad Jones has said he calls the NBA G League the “League of Hope.” Jones calls it that because it gives players overlooked by traditional acquisition methods the chance of continue their dreams of playing in the NBA.

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Northpoint Christian School’s girls golf team won the TSSAA Division II-A region championship Tuesday at Wyndyke Country Club, outshooting the five Division II-A teams and the four Division II-AA teams taking part at the same time. Carla Kay Hickam was the medalist with an 18-hole score of 7…

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The Memphis Hustle announced that the organization has completed a trade with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, acquiring the returning player rights to forward Jarrod Uthoff and guard Chris Fowler. In exchange, Fort Wayne will receive the returning player rights to forward Omari Johnson.

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PARKS EARNS HONORS: Lewisburg High School volleyball standout Noa Parks was named the Maxpreps/AVCA Mississippi Player of the Week Tuesday after recording 77 kills, 32 digs, 22 service aces and four blocks during the week for the Lady Patriots, 15-4 for the year entering Tuesday’s district m…

Here is our Friday football rewind of last week’s high school action involving DeSoto County teams. With Horn Lake’s victory over Lake Cormorant and Olive Branch not playing Friday, the county still has two undefeated football teams through five weeks of the season.

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It’s been six years since new Memphis Hustle NBA G League head coach Brad Jones has been coaching at this level. Then it was known as the D League, when he led the Austin Toros to a league title in 2012 and the Utah Flash to the finals in 2009.

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