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.
#285: Top 5 receivers; football camp updates – 08/10/22
Volleyball season has begun, and so has football preseason camp. On this episode, Brad has a quick preview of the volleyball season (2:27), including the first set of rankings. He’s got plenty of football, too, including an update on Ripley (4:44), which will lean heavily on quarterback Ty Long this season. Pontotoc also expects much...
#284: Top 5 linemen; volleyball starting – 08/03/22
Brad’s football position rankings continue this week with the area’s top five linemen (4:55). Give a listen to see who’s No. 1. Also today, the volleyball season starts this week (1:38), and Brad will have a preview package in Saturday’s Journal. And he has more football, noting some of the key offseason transfers (3:27).
#283: Top 5 linebackers; Tupelo volleyball – 07/27/22
Brad is back for another episode, which includes football, volleyball and baseball. Some news came down yesterday when the MHSAA announced that football games will kick off at 7:30 p.m. through the end of September (1:48). Heat concerns were cited. Brad has an update on Tupelo volleyball (3:12) as it prepares for the upcoming season....
#282: Coffman drafted; top defensive backs – 07/20/22
For a summer episode, today’s is fairly packed. Brad has an update on the Tupelo 49ers as they get ready to play in the American Legion State Tournament (1:54). The 49ers have lost only one game all season. Speaking of baseball, Tishomingo County’s Spence Coffman was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 19th...
#281: TCPS hires football coach – 07/13/22
Brad is back with a fairly short episode. There is some news to report: Tupelo Christian has hired Brad Kimberlin as its head football coach (2:59). He walks into a unique situation, with his predecessor having left following recruiting accusations. The Eagles have already seen two key starters transfer out this summer, so attrition is...
#280: Isaac Smith recruiting update – 07/06/22
It’s July, so let’s talk some football. Three area players stopped by the Journal last week for a football magazine cover shoot (2:10). One of those players was Isaac Smith, a safety from Itawamba AHS who is being recruited by several SEC schools (2:57). Smith said he’s in no hurry to make a decision. Also...
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