Prep Rally covers Northeast Mississippi high school sports and is brought to you by the Daily Journal and DJournal.com, the area’s leader in prep sports coverage. Hosts Brad Locke and Gene Phelps, along with others in our reporting lineup, take a look at the big games and happenings in a coverage area that includes 60-plus high schools. The show airs each Wednesday.
#278: 49ers coach talks about team’s hot start – 06/15/22
It’s not just Brad in the studio this week! Tupelo 49ers coach McKinley Holland stopped by to talk about his American Legion team’s hot start (6:41). The 49ers have been fueled by Jackson McCoy, a Booneville product who is on a tear at the plate. Also today, Brad has basketball updates on Pine Grove’s boys...
#277: Summer hoops and some coaching news – 06/08/22
It’s summertime, which means it’s summer league time. On this episode, Brad has some basketball updates, including one on Blue Mountain’s girls (2:06). The Lady Cougars have seen a key player transfer but still return a solid group. Ripley’s girls return an elite player in Alorian Story (4:24), who is coming off a big sophomore...
#276: Championships on the diamond – 06/01/22
The 2021-22 high school sports season has come to a close, with softball and baseball championships recently decided. On this episode, Brad recaps the baseball championships, as East Union and Amory both brought home titles (1:46). Biggersville and Pontotoc also reached Pearl but came up short (3:49). In softball, East Webster and Booneville were both...
#275: North finals on tap – 05/11/22
The baseball and softball playoffs enter the North finals this weekend. In baseball, there are area teams involved in all six series (1:14). That includes Pontotoc, will which face reigning state champ West Lauderdale (2:08). The Knights survived a tough series against Mooreville. In softball, Saltillo couldn’t finish off mighty Neshoba Central (3:16). Booneville is...
#274: Playoff drama on the diamond – 05/04/22
The baseball playoffs had some big drama last weekend. On this episode, Brad recaps Booneville’s second-round upset of No. 3 Nettleton (1:42), as well as Saltillo’s walk-off series win over Lafayette (3:25). He highlights some notable third-round matchups as well (4:52). On the softball side, Pontotoc had to go three games to defeat Caledonia (5:27),...
#273: Baseball, softball playoffs in full swing – 04/28/22
Brad has a packed show today, as baseball and softball playoffs got started last weekend. Tupelo’s girls continued a late-season surge by sweeping Southaven (3:29). Calhoun City went three games to knock off Potts Camp (4:08). Some intriguing matchups highlight Round 2 (4:41). On the baseball diamond, Starkville pulled out a first-round win over South...
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