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 …
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.
The Memphis Hustle have announced that the organization has completed a trade with the Northern Arizona Suns, acquiring the returning player rights to guard Shaquille Harrison and forward Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson.
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.
Three of the four DeSoto County volleyball teams that started action in the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) volleyball playoffs Thursday night came up with victories to advance to Tuesday's second round.
This week’s edition of the “Friday Five” is actually half “Thursday” and half “Friday” this time, because it could be a little waterlogged by the time we get to Friday.
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.
DeSoto County’s top two high school football teams faced their stiffest challenges of the fall last Friday night. While Horn Lake rallied to stay unbeaten with a win at Oxford, Olive Branch came 30 seconds short of upsetting the state’s defending 5A champions.
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.
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.
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…
Some big games are on tap among DeSoto County football teams this weekend as the top two teams in the county face stiff challenges. Here’s how we break down the schedule with our Friday Five Football Things to Remember.
Two DeSoto County teams that are getting ready for the postseason met at Hernando in a non-division match Tuesday night, with Lewisburg taking three of four sets from the Lady Tigers on Hernando’s senior night.
* 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…
East Mississippi (6-0) powered past Northwest Mississippi (5-1) in a battle of the top two junior college football teams in the country Thursday night 34-6 at Senatobia.
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.
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…
Friday brings more high school football games with more key region and divisional matchups set for the gridiron. Here’s our Friday Five Football Things to Remember and, since you’re all good, a Friday Extra!
Hernando hosted Lake Cormorant Tuesday morning in a DeSoto County high school volleyball match before a full house at Theron Long Gymnasium, but the Lady Tigers came up short against last year’s Class II state runner-up 3-1.
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…
Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore Angel Hailey has been selected as the MACJC Women's Soccer Goalkeeper of the Week, the league announced Tuesday morning.
The leaders in DeSoto County football stayed that way after Friday’s action, as Horn Lake and Olive Branch remained undefeated after winning region openers. Meanwhile, Lake Cormorant and DeSoto Central stepped out with region wins, while Lewisburg, Hernando, Center Hill on Friday and Southav…
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.
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.
In high school volleyball Tuesday night, a huge Class II district match went the way of the Lady Gators, as Lake Cormorant rallied in the final set for a 3-2 victory at Lewisburg. Match scores were 25-23, 26-24, 17-25, 22-25 and 15-13.
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…
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.
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.
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.