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Mississippi, Louisiana football coaches excited to return to football

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi High School Activities Association Executive Committee met on May 21 to consider and implement return to activity guidelines for member schools ... Read more

5 hours ago by Patrick Jones.

NCAA offers guidance for bringing athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring back athletes to campus during a pandemic. Read more

6 hours ago by The Associated Press.

MLB teams cut hundreds with minor league season in doubt

NEW YORK (AP) — Major league teams have released hundreds of young players with the minor league season in doubt due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

6 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Power Five leagues ask Congress for athlete compensation law

The Power Five conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward with federal legislation regarding compensation for college athletes. Read more

7 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Duncan Park Golf Course open for business again

NATCHEZ — Duncan Park Golf Course reopened Thursday under new guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

1 day ago by Patrick Murphy.

NFL, EA agree to extension of Madden video game franchise

The Madden franchise will continue to be a part of the gaming universe for at least the next six years. Read more

1 day ago by The Associated Press.

Georgia’s Smart: Players will be safer working out on campus

ATLANTA (AP) — As he prepares to welcome his players back to campus, Georgia coach Kirby Smart insisted Thursday that they'll be safer working out ... Read more

1 day ago by The Associated Press.

Sporting goods industry hit or miss during pandemic

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Brian Morris faced a difficult scenario when the coronavirus pandemic started leading to shutdowns across the nation. Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

Former Atlanta Braves catcher dies at 66

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Atlanta catcher Biff Pocoroba, who played in the 1978 All-Star Game and was a backup on the Braves team that won ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

AP Source: NFL drops booth official proposal to aid calls

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has tabled a proposal for a booth official who would aid calls by using a video feed, a person ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

Saints add ex-Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Linebacker Anthony Chickillo has agreed to a contract with the New Orleans Saints after playing the last five seasons with the ... Read more

3 days ago by The Associated Press.

Team catches monster catfish during tourney

NATCHEZ — A team of three men caught an 86.7-pound blue catfish on May 23 on the Mississippi River near Natchez. Read more

3 days ago by Patrick Murphy.

Memorial Day tourney hauls in big fish

NATCHEZ — Lincoln County native Anthony Prather has done a little of everything as an outdoorsman. He’s caught a 13-foot alligator and killed deer and ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Leader Staff.

Former Ferriday High basketball player achieves dream in college

NATCHEZ — Ever since Dutch Samples was 8 years old, Samples said his goal was to play collegiate basketball. Read more

1 week ago by Patrick Murphy.

Jefferson County School District names new head basketball coach

NATCHEZ — Delvin Thompson is back at Jefferson County High School after an 18-year absence. Read more

2 weeks ago by Patrick Murphy.

Miss-Lou high schools release 2020 football schedules

NATCHEZ — Four local public schools recently released their varsity high school football schedules for the 2020 season. And for a change, there is no ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Patrick Jones.

Tennis tournaments canceled at Duncan Park tennis courts

NATCHEZ — Almost all tennis tournaments that were scheduled to take place between early April through the rest of the year at the Duncan Park Tennis ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Patrick Jones.

Miss-Lou football fans happy about 2020 NFL Draft

NATCHEZ — Miss-Lou football fans said they were happy with some of the developments over last weekend’s NFL draft. Read more

1 month ago by Patrick Murphy.

Former players remember Alcorn football coach Casem

Marino “The Godfather” Casem, former head football coach at Alcorn State University, died on April 25 in Baton Rouge. He was 85. Read more

1 month ago by Ben Hillyer.

More golf tournaments postponed at Duncan Park golf course

NATCHEZ — The Joe Fortunato-Allen Brown Golf Classic that was postponed from May 2 until later this summer is not the only golf tournament scheduled to ... Read more

1 month ago by Patrick Jones.

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