The Mississippi RiverKings rallied to break a tie twice in the game Friday night and defeat the Knoxville Ice Bears 3-2 in Tennessee.
Northpoint Christian School and Rossville Christian Academy battled on the Northpoint basketball floor in Southaven Friday night and the schools fashioned a split of the boy-girl doubleheader.
So, this is what a week without sports is like? Actually, there is sports news to report, but not in the DeSoto County high school realm, where forced cancellations of games, activities and practices have taken place due to the loss of classroom time for weather.
Most high school teams in DeSoto County have had an extended break due to weather, but the county professional sports teams have not had that luxury, as both were in action Tuesday night.
Away from the disappointment of not getting a win for Memphis Tiger football fans at the recent AutoZone Liberty Bowl held in Memphis, there have been plenty of smiles to go around about the success of the 59th annual event held Dec. 30.
Friday was a snow day for DeSoto County sports, with all activities being canceled due to the closing of schools for the inclement weather.
There was a time when the hearts and souls of Mid-South sports fans did not turn on the fortunes of the Grizzlies or the Tigers, but on what happened Saturday mornings as they sat in front of their television sets at 11 a.m. to watch what happened on the mat and inside the ropes and turnbuck…
The Memphis Hustle lost to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers 157-134 Saturday at State Farm Arena. Memphis has now lost three consecutive games and the Vipers lead the regular season series 3-0. Rio Grande Valley’s 157 points mark a season-high for any NBA G League team.
Fans of the roundball have had plenty of opportunities to watch their favorite teams play this past week in DeSoto County and more opportunities await for some teams this weekend at home.
An Olive Branch football standout, defensive back Jaylon Reed, has been selected to be part of the U.S. Under-19 National Football Team set to play later this month in International Bowl IX outside of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas.
In girls’ basketball play Tuesday, Olive Branch coach Jason Thompson claimed his 400th career coaching victory in a 75-35 victory at Greenwood. The total includes his time in Olive Branch and coaching the H.W. Byers program for 15 years before his arrival in DeSoto County last season.
Ole Miss men’s golfer Braden Thornberry, a junior from DeSoto Central, was named the AmatuerGolf.com Men’s Player of the Year after turning in multiple top finishes throughout 2017.
The Memphis Hustle enter the New Year owners of victories in three of their last four outings, thanks to Sunday afternoon's 120-108 victory over the Northern Arizona Suns at the Landers Center in Southaven.
A two-goal second period, including a multi-point night for Dillan Fox propelled the Mississippi RiverKings to their third win of the season over the Bulls on Saturday, Dec. 30.
The Memphis Hustle finished its three-game road trip at 2-1 with a 133-104 loss against the Reno Bighorns on the second night of a back-to-back Thursday at Reno Events Center. Memphis jumped out to an early 17-12 lead, but a 33-14 run over a 9:33 span gave Reno a 14-point lead they would not…
The Memphis Hustle earned its second straight road win with a 128-121 effort against the Salt Lake City Stars (Jazz) Wednesday at the Lifetime Activities Center. The Hustle won the regular season series between the clubs 2-1.
East Central Community College soccer players Hector Mendoza, a former player at Center Hill High School (left) and Joseph Stewart of Jackson recently signed National Letters of Intent to continue their careers next year at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas.
The Memphis Hustle NBA G League basketball team wraps up a three-game road trip Thursday night in Reno, Nev., meeting the Bighorns before returning home to meet the Northern Arizona Suns on New Year’s Eve afternoon.
The Mississippi RiverKings will look to salvage one game of the most-recent set of three consecutive contests against the top team in the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) Friday night, when the Pensacola Ice Flyers return to the Landers Center in Southaven for a 7 p.m. face-off. It…
Liberty University freshman Ashtyn Baker (with basketball) drives for the basket in an early-season game against Michigan. Baker, a product of Northpoint Christian School, Wednesday was named Freshman of the Week by the Big South Conference. Baker scored 20 points and dished out five assists…
The Memphis Hustle snapped its three-game losing streak with a 131-115 win over the Sioux Falls Skyforce on Christmas Day at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D., marking the team's second largest margin of victory this season. The Hustle led by as many as 30, its largest of the season.
It will be Christmas in South Dakota for the Memphis Hustle (Grizzlies) Monday night, playing the Miami Heat's NBA G League affiliate team, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, in the first of three road games that will also include stops in Salt Lake City (Jazz) on Wednesday and in Reno (Kings) Thursd…
They were part of a football team that brought Northpoint Christian School within one victory of a Tennessee state high school championship and an undefeated season, followed by two years together as part of a successful Itawamba Community College football team.
Wednesday was the first day football players could sign national letters of intent in an early signing period for Division I schools and for mid-year junior college transfers. If you were a DeSoto County native playing for Itawamba Community College, you were likely signing on Wednesday.
The Memphis Hustle NBA G League basketball team have returned from their road trip out west and will host the Austin Spurs Friday night at the Landers Center. Game time is 7 p.m.
The Memphis Hustle NBA G League team wrapped up another West Coast visit Sunday with a 137-132 loss to the South Bay Lakers in El Segundo, Calif. and Wednesday will conclude its current road trip with another meeting with the Iowa Wolves (Timberwolves), this time in Des Moines, Iowa.
The Mississippi RiverKings SPHL hockey team will be busy around the Christmas holiday with a pair of games before Christmas and a trip to Florida the day following.
* Former DeSoto Central baseball standout Dallas Woolfolk has been tabbed a third-team pre-season All-American by Baseball America. The junior right-handed pitcher for the Ole Miss Rebels is tied for sixth on the Rebels’ all-time career saves list with 13. Woolfolk helped the Jaguars to a st…
Northpoint Christian School senior Peyton Miller signs a scholarship offer to attend and play golf at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson. Miller competed in the Tennessee Division II-AA West Region golf meet and was one stroke away from qualifying for the state meet this fall. From l…
Former Northpoint Christian School basketball standout Ashtyn Baker drives on her Michigan opponent during a game for Liberty University. The 3-5 Flames play host to Shippensburg this Saturday with Baker as team captain in just her first year. Baker is averaging 6.9 points per game and has s…