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Sophomore infielder Rachel Sternisha of Olive Branch and Itawamba Community College (ICC) makes a play during the Indians’ recent sweep of Holmes. ICC, ranked 15th among NJCAA softball programs, includes DeSoto County players Sternisha, Ellie and Mattie Meine from DeSoto Central, and Southav…

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Members of the MHSAA 5A state boys’ basketball championship were recognized with a resolution from the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors on Monday. The 31-3 Mustangs, coached by Newton Mealer, won the state title last month over county rival Olive Branch.

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Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore catcher Tanner Booth will be the newest member of the Northwest baseball team to join the Division I ranks, after signing a National Letter of Intent to Murray State on Thursday morning.

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Guard Dusty Hannahs, shown in action with the Memphis Hustle this season, Thursday was waived by the Memphis Grizzlies. Hannahs, a call up from the Grizzlies, averaged four points-a-game in the brief appearances as part of a 10-day contract with Memphis he signed during the NBA G League playoffs.

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From left, Fusion eight-year-old baseball players Preston Miller, Brantley Rogers, and DeSoto Central senior outfielder Dylan Hale stand during the playing of the National Anthem before the Tuesday, April 2 baseball game with Southaven at DeSoto Central. The defending MHSAA 6A state champion…

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Markel Crawford of the Memphis Hustle spoke about the completed season with reporters during exit interview day Monday at FedExForum in Memphis. Crawford, a product of Melrose High School in Memphis and played college ball at Memphis and Ole Miss, went undrafted in last year’s NBA Draft but …

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The Rio Grande Valley Vipers hit half their three-pointers as they defeated the Memphis Hustle, 135-118, on Friday night in Bert Ogden Arena. The Vipers advance to the Western Conference Finals, where they host either the Santa Cruz Warriors or the Oklahoma City Blue on Tuesday, April 2 at 7 p.m.

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Five Southaven High School senior girls soccer players have signed to play community college soccer next season. From left are: Rebecca Blackwell (Hinds), Madison Bloodworth (Hinds), Arieanna Hicks (Northwest), Laniee Chandler (Holmes), and Hannah Dowty (Holmes).

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Jitaurious Gordon of Horn Lake and Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia fires from the free throw line during a game this season for the Rangers. A sophomore, Gordon has been named to the MACJC North Division All-Star team to play its South counterparts April 12 at East Centr…

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Intrepid Gymnastics wrapped up the competitive season in Vicksburg at the state meet with huge wins. Of 14 gymnasts, three came away with top honors. From left, Ashlynn Nilsen is the Level 2 Beam State Champion, Gracie Simpson is the Level 4 Floor State Champion, and Aubrey Smith is the Leve…

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United States Tennis Association (USTA) Southern crowned 18 champions in the 2018 18 and Over, 40 and Over Combo Doubles Southern Sectional Championships held in mid-March at Mobile, Alabama. The team pictured here and captained by Chad Tow of Southaven finished second in the Men’s 5.5 18 an…

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Liberty University sophomore Ashtyn Baker of Nesbit, a former standout at Northpoint Christian School, is shown in action against North Florida at the Atlantic Sun Conference semifinals last week. Baker’s Lady Flames fell to Florida Gulf Coast Sunday in the conference championship game and f…

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Former Lewisburg High School pitcher Peyton Plumlee has a 3-0 record on the mound for the Mississippi State University Bulldogs, winning all three starts he has had this season. PLumlee carried into the week a 3.38 earned run average and has 21 strikeouts, include a nine-strikeout performanc…

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The National Alliance of African American Athletes on Saturday night presented the 28th annual Franklin D. Watkins Memorial Award trophy to Nakobe Dean of Horn Lake. Dean recently graduated from Horn Lake High School and is currently enrolled at the University of Georgia.

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The Memphis Hustle (23-21) dropped its second game of a back-to-back Wednesday night against the Salt Lake City Stars (23-21) by a score of 110-94 at Lifetime Activities Center. The Hustle and Stars are now tied in the Western Conference standings, have split their two meetings this season a…

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The DeSoto County archery tournament was held at Southaven High School and Center Hill won its third straight team championship. Teams competing came from Southaven, Lake Cormorant, Hernando, DeSoto Central, Lewisburg, and Center Hill high schools. The following were the top-12 male finisher…

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The DeSoto County archery tournament was held at Southaven High School and Center Hill won its third straight team championship. Teams competing came from Southaven, Lake Cormorant, Hernando, DeSoto Central, Lewisburg, and Center Hill high schools. The following were the top-12 female finish…

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The Santa Cruz Warriors (29-11) topped the Memphis Hustle (22-19), 114-93, on Friday night in Kaiser Permanente Arena. Memphis is now tied with the Agua Caliente Clippers for the sixth spot in the Western Conference Playoffs. The Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the season series.

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